About Pediatric Minds
We specialize in providing cutting edge and high quality care to children with Neuro-developmental disorders, emotional and behavioral issues, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, developmental delays including speech delay, sensory processing issues, learning disabilities, Epilepsy, Cerebral Palsy and a variety of other conditions.
Pediatric Minds Programs and Services
Our Center is unique in that it offers a comprehensive list of services to children and their families all in one location, including:
Early Childhood Treatment Center
(The ECTC Program)
An Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) that is funded by your insurance company. IOP is a short-term intensive day treatment program for young children ages 22 months to 6 years who have Autism Spectrum Disorder, Anxiety Disorders, Developmental Disabilities, and Behavioral Disorders.
Child Neurology Services
Includes evaluations, assessments, and treatment of various Neurological and Neuro-developmental disorders in childhood.
An In-home and center-based Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) services to children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and supervised by a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and Licensed Clinical Psychologist. We are contracted with most insurance companies and currently accepting patients. Please call our office for more information
Comprehensive Developmental and Neuro-psychological Testing
Services with Licensed Speech and Language Pathologists
Social Cognitive Skills Program
(Social skills groups)
For staff/personnel in the field of neuro-development, graduate students, professionals and clinicians
Supervised by Licensed Clinical Psychologists
Pediatric Minds Staff
Pediatric Minds’ interdisciplinary staff includes a Licensed Physician who is a diplomat of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Licensed Clinical Child Psychologists, BCBA’s, Licensed Speech and Language Pathologists, Licensed Occupational Therapist, Psychology Post-Doctoral Candidates, Clinical Developmental Associates, and Behavioral Therapists.
Dr. Pantea Sharifi-Hannauer
Pediatric Neurology, specializing in Autism and Epilepsy, Medical Director at Pediatric Minds
Dr. Hannauer supports the Centers Child Neurology services. She is board-certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology with sub-specialty training in Pediatric Neurology. As an Assistant Clinical Professor at UCLA Medical Center, she is recognized as one of the premier experts in the fields of Autism Spectrum Disorder, pediatric behavioral issues, Autism and Epilepsy, Developmental Delays, and Learning Disabilities. An integral part of the UCLA Department of Child Neurology, she is actively engaged in teaching medical students, interns and residents.
3524 Torrance Bvld., Suite 104
(Building located on Fashion Way)
Torrance, California 90503.
Pediatric Minds Medical Center
- Child Neurology Services
- Early Childhood Treatment Center
- Developmental Services
- Neuro-Pschological Testing
- Speech Therapy
- Social Cognitive Skills Program
- Individual Psychoherapy
- Family Psychotherapy