Themba Carr, PhD (ADI Lead Psychologist & Clinic Improvement Coordinator)


Facility Autism Discovery Institute at Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego
Address 3685 Kearny Villa Rd
San Diego, CA 92123
Phone 858-966-7743 X 6670
Placement Type Outpatient Diagnostic and Treatment Center
Patient Type

ADI provides comprehensive services and conducts advanced research on autism spectrum disorder. The ADI Diagnostic & Treatment Center serves children ages 0-18 at risk for or diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder.

Experience Type

ADI services include comprehensive developmental and psychological evaluations, multidisciplinary team evaluations, behavioral intervention, social skills groups, cognitive behavioral therapy, behavior/ school consultations, and parent training. Practicum students will administer diagnostic and cognitive assessments and provide family and group treatments using evidence-based behavioral and developmental interventions for ASD. Training experiences include individual and group supervision as well as attendance at the monthly RCHSD ADI Seminar Series and other clinical trainings offered through ADI. The balance of assessment and treatment will be determined based on individual training goals and client volume during the practicum year.

Number Of Students 1
Experience Necessary Some cognitive testing and therapy experience with children or families required.
Time Commitment 10 hours/week
Practicum Length 12 months
Start Date 7/1/2019
Limiting Factors Treatment team meetings are scheduled every Tuesday 12-1 at ADI and attendance is required.  
Other Issues Rady Children’s Background check required
Description Revised 02/21/2019