Our Team of Experts

Trust is key.

Working together, we empower children to become happier and more resilient. CHC’s clinical staff includes psychologists, neuropsychologists, psychiatrists, educational specialists, occupational therapists and speech-language pathologists and more— all right here and ready to help your child, teen or young adult discover their promise and potential.

In addition to clinical appointments, our specialists share their expertise via blogs, community education sessions, parent consultations and more. We invite you to visit our Clinical Services team directory to get to know our staff.

Meet the Clinical Leadership Team

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Ramsey Khasho, PsyD

Chief Clinical Officer

Dr. Khasho is CHC’s Chief Clinical Officer and Director of Clinical Services for Sand Hill School. Dr. Khasho has over 20 years experience evaluating and treating children, teens and families. He specializes in pediatric anxiety and depression, ADHD, autism, forensic assessment and family therapy. Dr. Khasho explains, “Our specialists work together to bring all their knowledge and points of view to the table to discover what’s really going on with each child. Our highly-trained expert staff includes licensed psychologists, neuropsychologists, psychiatrists, educational specialists, occupational therapists, and speech-language pathologists–all right here and ready to help.”

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Joan Baran, PhD

Clinical Director and Licensed Psychologist

Dr. Baran is a licensed psychologist and Clinical Director at CHC. She has over 20 years experience working with young children in a variety of settings. Her expertise includes infant and young child assessment, autism spectrum disorders and developmental disabilities. Dr. Baran speaks both English and Spanish. She is passionate about serving underserved populations and has been committed to this cause throughout her career. She believes in supporting and respecting families and building from childrens’ strengths.

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Pardis Khosravi, PsyD

Clinical Director and Licensed Psychologist

Dr. Pardis Khosravi specializes in conducting comprehensive psychological evaluations and providing evidence-based psychotherapy to children, adolescents and transitional aged youth. Dr. Khosravi has training in multiple evidence-based therapies and integrates interventions and approaches from various modalities, including cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT). She is passionate about psychological assessment as a tool to best understand each child’s strengths and weaknesses, to empower the child and their family to utilize their strengths to increase resiliency and optimize academic, social and emotional functioning.

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Lydia Flasher, PhD

Director of Psychology Training Programs

Dr. Flasher directs mental health training programs at CHC and is director of the APA-approved, Stanford-affiliated Doctoral Psychology Internship consortium. Her clinical specialties include psychological assessment in school age children and adolescents, cultural and family diversity, cognitive behavior therapy, interpersonal therapy, disruptive behavior, anxiety and mood disorders. She also enjoys working with parents to promote children’s healthy psychosocial development and recovery from trauma and other stressful events and changes. She is a strong believer in fostering healthy lifestyles and physical fitness in children as essential ingredients in psychological well-being and happiness.

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Vidya Krishnan, MD

Chief Psychiatrist and Medical Director

Dr. Krishnan brings a wealth of clinical experience to her role at CHC. She believes in a comprehensive approach to mental health issues and aims for a collaborative approach to care with a strong emphasis on therapeutic interventions to complement the use of medications. She works to build a team of caregivers with common goals, frequently involving multiple stakeholders with an aim to utilize the various resources available in the community. She is passionate about the importance of improved access to mental health services and strives to work in diminishing the stigma surrounding mental illness at the individual, family and community level.

Meet the Clinical Services Staff

For a complete listing of staff visit the Clinical Services Directory.

We want to meet you.

Our Care Coordinators will match you with the right specialist to get started.

My favorite thing about CHC is that the clinicians on my child’s team go out of their way to talk to each other about my son’s progress.

A CHC Parent