Dr. Tonelli's office is conveniently located in
405 and 5 freeways, to make it easy for clients and their families to
attend sessions. , close to the We have flexible office hours and are available for sessions on Saturdays for those who are unable to attend sessions during the week. There are also sessions available as early as 8 AM for those who would like to schedule prior to their work or school day.
Dr. Tonelli decided to open her own practice in Orange County, Califronia. This decision was motivated by her desire to be involved in every aspect of her clients' care, from scheduling, to treatment, to billing any related insurance companies. This allows her to be alerted to any difficulties that may arise so that her clients will not be caught unaware by any billing difficulties. This also allows her to be the primary point of contact for all aspects of client care.
Dr. Kelly Tonelli completed her Doctorate in Psychology though Pepperdine University's Graduate School of Education and Psychology. She completed her internship and two-year fellowship at Childrens Hospital of Los Angeles specializing in child and family trauma. At Childrens Hospital of Los Angeles, she coordinated the Making Friends and Staying Safe Program which provided social skills training and abuse reduction services to children with developmental disabilities through a group format.
Upon completion of her fellowship, Dr. Tonelli was hired onto the faculty of Childrens Hospital Los Angeles and received medical privileges. She coordinated the psycheducational assessment program, assisting famlies in determining the potential causes of their childs' difficulties. After a time, Dr. Tonelli decided to leave the hospital in order to open her private practice and expand the types of clients with whom she could access.