Michael Aharoni, PhD
Founder, Chief Executive Officer
Public Relations Coordinator
Alexis recieved her B.A. in Psychology with a minor in English from Chapman University in 2014.
Alexis gained her interest in mental heatlh services while working towards her degree and gaining experience as an ABA Facilitator at the Learning and Behavioral Center (LBC) and as a Crisis Services Coordinator and Counselor at The Trevor Project, a non-profit for suicide prevention of LGBTQ+ youth.
Board of Advisors
Edward Ritvo, MD
UCLA School of Medicine
Edward Ritvo is an internationally recognized medical expert, researcher and pioneer in the field of autism and Asperger’s Disorder, and co-author of the official diagnostic criteria in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM). Much of what is known about these disorders today is based on his research and groundbreaking discoveries.
Dr. Ritvo has over 40 years of experience in autism and is professor emeritus at the UCLA School of Medicine. He is the author of more than 100 scientific papers on autism and Asperger’s syndrome and several books on autism, including Understanding the Nature of Autism and Asperger’s Disorder. Dr. Ritvo began his quest for understanding autism and Asperger’s Disorder in 1963, and has been on the research trail ever since.
Charles M. Best
Best & Rudnick Insurance, Calabasses, CA
Chuck Best is an insurance broker specializing in benefits for individuals, small and medium size employers up to around 1000 employees in Southern California. Chuck is partner with his brother Jonathan in their current agency since 2001.
Chuck is active in the community currently serving as treasurer on the Board of Pacific Lodge Youth Services, a local non-profit specializing in working with at risk youth between the ages of 13-18. Pacific Lodge Youth Services is a 10 acre landscaped residential care facility located in Woodland Hills, California.
Chuck graduated from U.C.L.A. in 1985 with a degree in history. Chuck is married with 3 boys and enjoys basketball and sports.