Dr. Almont is a licensed clinical psychologist (PSY19914) who founded Monarch Center in order to help serve children and families who seek confidential specialized mental health services. Dr. Almont has Bachelorís degrees in Psychology and Child Development, a Masterís degree in Clinical Psychology and a Doctorate in Psychology specializing in forensics with families and children. Trained at UC Davis Childrenís Hospital-CAARE Center in PCIT, psychological testing, child custody evaluations and Bonding Assessments, currently, she seeks to extend those same services to the private sector. Dr. Almont is committed to providing effective and efficient services while implementing treatment plans that specifically address the needs of her clients.
Dr. Almont gives presentations and trainings to agencies, schools, parent groups and private organizations on topics pertaining to children with behavioral problems, bonding assessments, and the services offered through the Monarch Center. Please contact Dr. Almont if you want more information on trainings or presentations.
phone: 1 916-770-6166
1) Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) is a specialized treatment for children with behavioral problems.
2) Psychological Testing for children, adolescents and adults for
- Identifying Mental Health problems
- Cognitive (IQ) Testing to assist with education planning
- Designing a specialized treatment plan to help with treatment
3) Training for teachers, daycare providers and staff on how to handle misbehavior in the classroom.
4) Bonding Assessments are forensic evaluations used for court proceedings, adoptions, and parental rights.
5) Individual Therapy for children and adolescents.
Areas of Expertise
- Children with behavioral problems
- PTSD, Panic Disorder, Anxiety, Depression, School Problems
- Parent-Child relationship problems
- Psychological testing for ADHD, learning disabilities and other mental health diagnosis.
- Training teachers or staff on how to deal with behavioral problems in the classroom setting.
- Consultations for parents or teachers including observation service.
- Bonding Assessments evaluating the quality of relationships and parenting abilities.