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Who We Are

The Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health Center provides psychotherapy, psychological assessment, school observation, and parent coaching services to families with children, teens, and young adults aged 0–26.

We're proud to say we’re not like most psychologists or therapists:

  • We don’t offer to fix your problems. We teach you the skills you need to find success.

  • We don’t do a lot of individual therapy with children, especially younger children. We work with families, because we know your children need you more than they will ever need us.

  • We don’t do a lot of long-term therapy. Most of our clients are done in ten sessions or fewer.

  • We don’t work from a “mental illness” model. We do provide diagnoses, but “mental illness” isn't a useful way to think about problems in living. Your child is not sick or broken.

Take a look around our website and learn more about us and about what we do. Find our handy resources. Take a look at the services we offer and decide which is best for you and your family.

And—when you’re ready—give us a call. We’re here to help. 

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Our Mission

To help families become the environments for everyone’s success by providing compassionate, connected science-based behavioral health solutions.

Our Team

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Dr. Patricia Gisbert

Psy.D. / Psychologist (PSY27438)

Direct line: (949) 385-0764


Dr. Gisbert provides services in English and Tagalog. She loves to work with children, adolescents, and young adults with ADHD, autism, developmental/learning difficulties, behavior problems, depression, anxiety, and stress. 

She obtained her clinical training and experience at University of California - San Francisco, 

Stanford School of Medicine, Children’s Hospital of Oakland, and at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

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Dr. Iris Richardson

Ph.D. / Psychologist (PSY26661) 

Direct line: (714) 696-9783

Dr. Richardson provides services in English and Spanish. She enjoys working with kids, teens, and young adults with ADHD, anxiety, learning problems, and complex medical histories.
Dr. Richardson has received excellent training and clinical experience at the University of New Mexico, University of Utah Neuropsychiatric Institute, and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.

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Dr. Luis Morales Knight

Ph.D. / Psychologist (PSY25916)

Direct line: (714) 694-3943

Note: Dr. Knight is not able to take on new clients at this time. 

Dr. Knight provides services in the Thousand Oaks area, working in English and Spanish. He is primarily interested in the parent-child relationship and how parents can become most effective at helping their children succeed. He enjoys working with families dealing with difficult behaviors, “quirky” children (those often labeled gifted, ADHD, autism, Asperger’s), anxiety, and complex medical histories.
Dr. Knight was trained at the University of Nebraska, the University of Nebraska Medical Center (Munroe-Meyer Institute for Genetics and Rehabilitation), and at the Boys Town Center for Behavioral Health. 

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Dr. Patricia A. Moulton

Ph.D / Psychologist (PSY6743)

Direct line: (714) 251-6142


Dr. Moulton enjoys working with children and adolescents (preschool through high school), young adults, couples, and families with behavioral problems, ADHD, autism spectrum disorders, developmental / learning problems, depression, anxiety, trauma, and stress. Dr. Moulton received her clinical training at the University of Kansas, the Children's Rehabilitation Unit at the University of Kansas Medical Center, and at the Austin State Hospital in Austin, Texas.

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Shabnam Cherry

M.A. / Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (50854)

Direct line: (949) 899-8560


Shabnam provides services in English and Farsi (Persian).  She enjoys working with children, adolescents, couples, and families with behavioral issues, trauma, depression, and anxiety.  Shabnam received her training at the University of California, Irvine and Pepperdine University. 

Cara McEachin

Psy.S., M.S., M.Ed. / Licensed Educational Psychologist (LEP 4268)

Direct line: (949) 202-5699


Cara enjoys working with children, adolescents, and families to assist with issues such as behavioral problems, ADHD, autism spectrum disorders (ASD), social skills, developmental/learning problems, depression, anxiety, and stress. She specializes in helping children and adolescents manage their challenges so they may be successful at school, both emotionally and academically. She received her training at The College of William and Mary in Virginia, and Nova Southeastern University in Florida.

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