H. Nicole Hess is a licensed clinical psychologist with over 10 years of experience with psychological assessment of children and adults. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Pepperdine University, and a Doctorate of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology at Pacific Graduate School of Psychology (now Palo Alto University). Her education and clinical experience has been largely focused on psychological evaluations and neuropsychological assessments to address a wide range of referral concerns, and she has a specialty in and passion for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). She has served in many roles for individuals with ASD including early interventionist, clinical manager, and diagnostician at various agencies including Kaiser Permanente, Children’s Health Council, and Center for Social Dynamics. During her time at Kaiser Permanente, she achieved research reliability on the ADOS-2 as well as other developmental assessments. She is the co-owner of a well-established assessment practice in Willow Glen.