Shiro Perera Torquato, Ph.D. , Licensed Clinical Psychologist, License # PSY14840

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Dr. Shiro Torquato

Dr. Shiro Perera Torquato earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Southern California; a Master’s degree in Psychology with an emphasis in Applied Behavior Analysis from the University of the Pacific; a second Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro; and a Doctoral degree (Ph.D.) in Child Clinical Psychology from Auburn University. She has been licensed in the state of California since 1996, and has been providing services to children, teens and their families since 1986.

In terms of experience, Dr. Torquato has worked in a variety of settings, including clinics, schools, residential facilities, daycare centers and homes. Her broad range of services includes psychological testing, psychotherapy, educational consultations/advocacy, school observations, and consultations with school staff and special education specialists. She also performs Independent Educational Evaluations (IEEs) for school districts, and provides documentation for accommodations to take college entrance exams (SAT/ACT), and to receive accommodations in college.

In addition, Dr. Torquato has taught courses and seminars at Alliant University, Los Angeles City College and California Lutheran University, as well as provided training to graduate students, interns and other professionals. She has been in private practice in Simi Valley since 1999 at Families Counseling.

You can also read more about Dr. Torquato on her website

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