· Pediatric

· Adult

· Clinical

· Forensic

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Why choose
Golden State Neuropsychology?

At Golden State Neuropsychology, we specialize in the evidence-based neuropsychological assessment of children and adults, providing both clinical and forensic evaluations.

  • Our private practice has been active since 1988

  • We do 100% neuropsychological assessment and neuropsychologically-based therapy

  • All of the neuropsychologists have completed a postdoctoral residency in neuropsychology at UCLA

  • All of the neuropsychologists in the practice teach and/or conduct research at UCLA

  • All of the neuropsychologists perform neuropsychological assessments within their clinical fields of interest

  • All of the neuropsychologists have had many years of experience, use up-to-date measures, and deliver their reports within two weeks of the case closing

  • The office is child and adult friendly, with office staff personable and helpful every step of the way

  • Parents and referral sources call in to a human when phoning the office.

  • School behavioral observations are conducted on an as needed basis given the case's needs

 

Beyond the Label

By focusing on behaviors and not labels, this book aims to help you better understand the whats, whys, and hows of your child’s learning and emotional challenges. Once you do, you will be able to help your child realize their potential, not only at school but also at home. "This superb guide shows you how to obtain the necessary assessment(s) that will help you to better understand a child's strengths and weaknesses." READ MORE

 
Beyond the Label: A Guide to Unlocking a Child's Educational Potential
By Karen L. Schiltz, Amy M. Schonfeld, Tara A. Niendam
 
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Our Team

Golden State Neuropsychology is dedicated and enthusiastic about providing cutting edge neuropsychological assessments and therapy to children, teens, and adults to help them realize their potential and succeed.
 

 
Karen L Schiltz, PhD Clinical Director Golden State Neuropsychology

Karen L Schiltz, PhD
Clinical Director
Golden State Neuropsychology

Karen L. Schiltz, PhD

“I am dedicated and enthusiastic about providing cutting edge neuropsychological assessments to children, teens, and young adults to help them realize their potential and succeed.”  READ MORE
 

Asal Houshiarnejad, PsyD

“I love what I do, and that’s helping children and families thrive.”  READ MORE

Cara J. Kiff, PhD

Together with my patients, I devote attention and care in helping children and families overcome adversity, anxiety, depression, and navigate life transitions.”  READ MORE

Amy M. Schonfeld, PhD

“I am confident that all children, teens, and young adults have the potential to succeed both at school and at home.”  READ MORE
 

Milo, Golden State Ambassador in training

Milo, Golden State Ambassador in training

Conor, our beloved therapy companion will be sorely missed

Conor, our beloved therapy companion will be sorely missed

Rocco is our guest puppy ambassador when he is not attending UCSB

Rocco is our guest puppy ambassador when he is not attending UCSB

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