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About California Spectrum Services Ventura


California Spectrum Services Ventura is conveniently located at 1881 Knoll Drive, in Ventura, near the US-101, just off of the Victoria Ave/Channel Island Harbor exit. We are a short drive from Oxnard and provide services to adults, teens, children, infants and parents throughout Ventura County.

Our practitioners are trained in evidence-based Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). Meet our team We offer a variety of services, and we specialize in serving adults and children who have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder.


Psychological Testing and Services

at our Ventura office include:

Adult assessments, consultations, and support

Unique research-based assessments and/or personal consultation with a psychologist (PhD) for adults who may be identifying recurring difficulties in an area of their lives.

Adults assessments for attention deficit, memory, intellectual giftedness, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and a wide variety of other areas.

Adult social skills training and development groups are available.


Child testing - Individualized assessments for children

These evaluations help parents obtain the necessary information to help clarify their child’s needs, whether they be in the area of giftedness, attention, memory, language development, social skills or another behavior or skill.

Assessments are based on your unique goals and concerns, and include tests and assessments that your child’s school may be unable to provide.

All evaluations are confidential and may be used to inform your child’s potential treatment or an Individual Educational Plan (IEP) already in progress.


Autism Spectrum Disorder Identification

Many parents identify behaviors in their children that they associate with Autism Spectrum Disorder. At California Spectrum Services, parents can consult with an experienced psychologist to determine the best course of action.

Based on their consultation with an experienced and knowledgeable psychologist, parents may then decide to pursue diagnostic assessments and evaluation.

Social skills training groups for adults, teens or children

Social skills are taught explicitly and are systematically generalized across settings.

Social skills are taught through didactic lesson and role-play demonstrations, and practiced during group socialization activities.

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) services

In-home and in the community options

Our Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) programs are highly individualized and are provided with a one-to-one structure.

Our Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) services are tailored to each child’s strengths and individual needs.

Early Start services for children, including infants and toddlers ages birth to three years.

Through an Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP), our Early Start services program is designed to enable you to better address your child’s unique needs.

Our interventionists and supervisors provide intervention, ideas, and support so that you can help your child learn new skills.

Early Intervention Behavior Training Services (EIBT)

This program provides intensive Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) services to children, including infants and toddlers ages birth to three years.

Through the use of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) principles, we focus on teaching appropriate language and learning skills.

Our practitioners provide Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) intervention to reduce challenging behaviors.


Parent Support Behavior Intervention services

Providing parents with appropriate practical strategies they can implement in their daily activities and routines.

Our Parent Support Behavior Intervention services incorporate research-based interventions into all aspects of the program to improve skills and reduce challenging behaviors.

The goal of our Parent Support Behavior Intervention program is to provide parents and caregivers with the necessary information, principles, and training to help them with their daily activities and routines and better interact with their children.


Complete Functional Behavior Assessments (FBA)

Individualized Education Plan (IEP) consultation

Behavior Intervention Plan (BIP) development and collaboration

Teacher trainings and services, including classroom management strategies, behavior supports and curriculum consultation.

We employ many bilingual (English-Spanish) mental health practitioners to better serve bilingual children, parents and caregivers.

Dedicated Staff on Hand

Dr. Nick Garcia

Dr. Nick Garcia is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. He has worked with children, adolescents, and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders, behavioral and emotional difficulties, academic problems, and intellectual deficits for over 21 years. Additionally, he provides psychological, psychoeducational, and independent educational evaluations.


Ventura Office Address

Fax: 888.886.4071