Dr. Evelin Garcia
Consejero, ACT Today! Español
Dr. Evelin Garcia earned her Doctor of Psychology degree (Psy.D.) in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Family Psychology from Azusa Pacific University and completed a post-doctorate at UCLA Department of Pediatrics-Ties for Adoption. Dr. Garcia is a bilingual licensed clinical psychologist and is currently the Director of the CARD Assessment Center. Dr. Garcia has worked with infants, children, adolescents, and adults with various disabilities. She has worked in public schools, community agencies, churches, hospitals, private practice, and community-based programs; in direct service provision, program development, and director roles. Throughout her career, Dr. Garcia has been actively engaged in the diagnosis and assessment of a diverse population (e.g., pervasive developmental disorder, learning disorders, ADHD, PTSD). Dr. Garcia's current interests include the assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), development of bilingual assessment measures, and training and research in the field of ASD, ADHD, and learning disabilities. She oversees the practicum, pre-doctoral internship, and post-doctoral programs. Dr. Garcia has presented in national and international conferences, and has been featured on radio and television programs.