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 Services Leadership Team

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 25 years of experience evaluating and treating children, teens and families. He specializes in pediatric anxiety and depression, ADHD, ASD, forensic assessment and family therapy. Dr. Khasho is a court-appointed expert for the State of California and has provided testimony about the psychological evaluations of children and adolescents. He has over 20 years of non-profit executive leadership experience and is actively involved in the supervision and training of graduate students. 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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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.

Melanie Hsu, PhD

Interim Clinical Director, Clinical Program Manager, & Licensed Psychologist

Dr. Hsu attended the University of Washington for her undergraduate degree in Psychology. After working for a year as a residential treatment counselor and in a genetics lab, she attended the Pacific Graduate School of Psychology at Palo Alto University to obtain her PhD in Clinical Psychology with emphases in Child & Family and Health Psychology. Dr. Hsu’s passion for working with children and families with Autism Spectrum Disorder and developmental disabilities started during a practicum at Children’s Hospital Oakland at the Children’s Hospital Autism Intervention (CHAI). She completed her postdoctoral residency at the Kaiser Permanente Autism Spectrum Disorder Center in San Jose. She worked there for four years in diagnoses, research, supervision, and training. Dr. Hsu currently continues to work part-time at the Kaiser Permanente Division of Research with the Autism Research Project (ARP) as the clinical lead for several research studies.

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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.

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Rachel Long

Director of Business Operations

Rachel is thrilled to join CHC. She brings over 20 years of non profit leadership experience with her including positions at the East Bay SPCA and Guide Dogs for the Blind. Her most recent role was with Discover Hope Behavioral Solutions, an ABA company dedicated to helping children diagnosed with ASD. Rachel has undergraduate degrees in Math and Economics and an MBA with a concentration in non profit management from the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley. In her spare time, she is very involved in Bay Area theater and usually sees one to three musicals a week! She lives in the East Bay with her three teens, husband and endless parade of foster animals.

Meet the Clinical Services Staff

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

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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