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Dr. Luis F. Morales Knight, a licensed psychologist (PSY 25916), is the Director of Outpatient Behavioral Health Services for Boys Town California. He provides family and individual therapy and psychological testing for children and young adults, from infancy to age 25. Dr. Morales Knight also presents educational talks and professional trainings on behavioral health issues. He is grounded in the cognitive-behavioral, client-centered and family-systems traditions of clinical psychology, and he believes that a family-centered, caring and evidence-based approach to behavioral health is the key to helping families successfully meet their challenges.

Dr. Morales Knight was born in Southern California and grew up on the Central Coast. He is fluent in Spanish, and, with a bachelor's degree in linguistics from the University of California Santa Barbara, is familiar with a wide variety of world languages, including Mandarin, Japanese and Arabic. He also holds a master's degree in psychology from Pepperdine University and a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. As an intern at the University of Nebraska Medical Center's Munroe-Meyer Institute, he specialized in working with children who were developmentally delayed or medically complex. He was a postdoctoral fellow at Boys Town's flagship Center for Behavioral Health in Boys Town, Nebraska, which is the wellspring of the behavioral pediatric primary care model he follows today.

Dr. Morales Knight is married to Margaret Robinson Knight, an artist. They have two young daughters. He is fond of telling his patients, “Everything I tell you to do, I have personally gotten wrong at home.” His life as a father and husband provides real-world, everyday experience in the joys and frustrations of raising children in modern society.

Dr. Iris Richardson is a licensed psychologist (PSY26661) with extensive experience providing therapy and psychological assessment for children, adolescents, and adults. She has training and experience in cognitive-behavioral, client-centered, family-systems, and biopsychosocial models of Clinical Psychology. Dr. Richardson completed her Ph.D. at Arizona State University with an emphasis in Child & Adolescent Psychology. She then went on to complete her predoctoral internship at University of New Mexico, where she conducted therapy and assessments in various settings: pediatric rehabilitation unit, community clinic, and inpatient psychiatric hospital. Dr. Richardson also acquired additional post-doctoral experience at University of Utah Neuropsychiatric Institute, providing mental health services to adolescents and children in the inpatient and day-treatment programs. Most recently, she completed a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in Pediatric Psychology at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles where she worked within inter-disciplinary teams, and provided mental health services to children and adolescents with complex, co-occurring psychiatric and medical conditions.

As a Spanish-English bilingual clinician, Dr. Richardson has sought clinical experiences that allow her to work with Spanish-English bilingual families, and culturally diverse youth. Dr. Richardson is also devoted to working within inter-disciplinary teams and collaborating with parents, teachers, pediatricians, and other professionals. Dr. Richardson believes that an interdisciplinary collaboration leads to the most comprehensive view of the client and thereby, the best treatment.

Dr. Patricia Gisbert is a licensed psychologist (PSY27438). She earned her masters and doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Palo Alto University (PGSP) - Stanford University, School of Medicine Consortium. She completed various doctoral trainings at the University of California-San Francisco, Stanford University Medical Center, Barbara Arons Adult Inpatient Unit, the Puentes Clinic, Children’s Hospital Oakland-Autism Intervention Clinic, and the Oakes Children’s Center.

Dr. Gisbert completed her predoctoral internship and postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Miami, where she provided Parent-Child Interaction Therapy, Cognitive-Behavior Therapy, and other Evidence-Based Therapies to children and adolescents at the outpatient clinic, the Hematology/Oncology Clinic, and in daycares/schools. She also provided developmental screenings, consultation-liaison, and outpatient therapy to patients seen at the Pediatrics Clinic and the Continuity Clinic. Additionally, she conducted neuropsychoeducational testing at the Hematology/Oncology Clinic, the Autism Spectrum Assessment Clinic, and the Psychological Assessment Service, and provided training to parents, teachers, and medical residents at daycare centers, the University of Miami hospital, and at Miami-Dade County schools.

Dr. Gisbert was born and raised in the Philippines. She is fluent in Tagalog. She is a firm believer in an interdisciplinary approach to treatment and that there is no such thing as a bad child, just inappropriate behaviors that need to be tweaked.

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