Dr. Shiro Perera Torquato
Providing psychological testing and educational consultation services in Simi Valley, California.
Dr. Shiro Perera Torquato is a clinical psychologist licensed in California and has been serving in the Simi Valley area since 1999. She began her education by earning a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Southern California. Continuing her education, she earned a Master’s degree in Psychology with an emphasis in Applied Behavior Analysis from the University of the Pacific in California. Dr. Shiro Perera Torquato still wasn’t done learning and also obtained a second Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of North Carolina in Greensboro, North Carolina. She completed her education by earning her Doctoral degree (Ph.D.) in Clinical Psychology from Auburn University and completed her clinical internship at Pacific Clinics Child and Adolescent Clinic in Pasadena.
Dr. Torquato uses her extensive education and more than 20 years of clinical experience to serve families in her community.
Dr. Shiro Perera Torquato specializes in a wide range of services which include psychological testing, psychotherapy, educational consultations, school observations, and collaborating with educational staff for the benefit of your child or teen. In regards to psychological testing, she performs testing to assess for and diagnose Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD/ADHD), learning disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorders/Asperger’s, anxiety, depression, behavioral problems, and giftedness.
Her educational consultations involve reviewing previous evaluations and school records, conducting school observations, attending school meetings (IEP and SST), as well as facilitating 504-accommodation plans. This process requires collaboration amongst the family, school staff, and the student to help your child or teen have a successful educational experience.
Dr. Torquato’s education and clinical experience has allowed her to work with school districts and other community agencies to serve children and their families. She has also continued her work through teaching courses and seminars for Alliant University, Los Angeles City College, and California Lutheran University. Between her work with schools, her private practice, as well as Casa Pacifica Center, Dr. Shiro Perera Torquato has the knowledge, capabilities, and desire to help you better understand your child and bring peace to your family.