Mendy Minjarez, PhD

Mendy Minjarez, PhD

Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, Autism Center

On staff since January 2010

Children's Title: Director, Applied Behavior Analysis Early Intervention Program

Research Center: Center for Child Health, Behavior and Development


Medical/Professional School

UC Santa Barbara - The Gevirtz School, Santa Barbara
UC Santa Barbara - The Gevirtz School, Santa Barbara


Yale University, New Haven

Clinical Interests

Assessment, diagnosis and treatment of autism and developmental disabilities, parent education in Pivotal Response Training (PRT), a naturalistic behavioral intervention for children with autism Parent and child outcomes in Pivotal Response Training (PRT) intervention programs for children with autism


  • Minjarez MB, Williams SE, Mercier EM, Hardan AY
    Pivotal Response Group Treatment Program for Parents of Children with Autism.
    20440638 Journal of autism and developmental disorders , 2010 May 4