consultants of mental health care professionals are uniquely qualified to
diagnose and treat the spectrum of
behavioral disorders. We encourage you to
impressive credentials of our team below.
William J. Shryer, DCSW, LCSW
Shryer earned his BA degree in Sociology at California State University
in Hayward. He received his MSW from the University of
at Berkeley specializing in Children and Families. Mr. Shryer
been in private practice since 1981 specializing in Autistic Spectrum
Disorders, Mood Disorders, and the Anxiety Spectrum in children, adults
and their families. Mr. Shryer has lectured frequently to
classes and professionals in the areas of ADD and Autistic Spectrum
disorders and their implications in the educational setting.
has been active in a number of CHADD chapters. Mr. Shryer
three behavioral clinics with a staff of MD's, Counselors, Clinical
Psychologists, and Special Education teachers. He has been
moderator on CCTV, (Contra Costa Television) for both
"With the Family in
Mind" which discussed topics
such as Asperger's Disorder, Autism,
Bipolar disorder and Attention
Deficit Disorder in children and adults.
L. Lewis, MD
Lewis is a Consulting Psychiatrist at
DBH in Danville. He graduated
school in 1967. He interned at Tripler Army Medical
in 1967-68, trained in adult psychiatry at Walter Reed Army Medical
Center in 1968-70, and trained in child and adolescent psychiatry at
UCSF/Langley Porter. Dr. Lewis is Board Certified in both
(1974) and child/adolescent (1975) psychiatry. Dr. Lewis
years in the U.S. Army, the majority of that time as director of the
Child Psychiatry Service at Letterman Army Medical Center in San
Francisco. He recently retired from the Department of Public
Health of the City and County of San Francisco, where he served for 19
years in the Juvenile Justice System. He is an Associate
Professor at UCSF Dept. of Psychiatry, and maintains a part-time
private practice in San Francisco. Dr. Lewis has expertise in
psychotherapeutic and psychopharmacologic management of many childhood
and adolescent psychiatric conditions.
Erik Sandegard, MD
A Danville native,   Dr. Sandegard is a board certified psychiatrist who works with children, teenagers, adults and families.  He completed his residency training in adult psychiatry and his clinical fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry at UCSF, with specialized training in the treatment of autism spectrum disorders, ADHD, OCD, anxiety and behavioral disorders.  Dr. Sandegard earned his MD degree from the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, and his BA, with honors, from Harvard University.  He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and a member of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.  Dr. Sandegard has expertise in the psychotherapeutic and psychopharmacologic management of many childhood and adolescent psychiatric conditions.
Richard D. LaBelle, Psy.D.
Consulting Clinical Psychologist
LaBelle is a Consulting Clinical Psychologist at
DBH in Danville. He graduated
from John F. Kennedy University in 2003. Dr. LaBelle specializes in cognitive behavioral therapy for the treatment of obsessive compulsive disorder and other conditions.
Jennifer King, Esq.
Jennifer King is committed to protecting the interests of her family law clients inside and outside the courtroom. Ms. King is a Bay Area native. She received her undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of California at Berkeley where she graduated with high honors distinction. She earned her doctoral degree at the University of Illinois, College of Law where she graduated Cum Laude. She is licensed to practice in California. Ms. King in available to assist families in dealing with issues such as custody and divorce and protecting the children from the upheaval this can cause.
Brandon, M.A., NCSP
Licensed Educational Psychologist
was born and raised in a small rural town in Minnesota. In 1999, I
received my undergraduate degree in Child Psychology from the
University of Minnesota. I continued on to graduate school at
Northern Arizona University, where I received my masters degree in
School Psychology in 2001. I went on to complete a full year internship
in the San Diego Unified School District for the 2001-02 school year
and was subsequently hired on as a credentialed school psychologist for
the 2002-03 school year. I then re-located to the bay area and have
been employed within the Pleasanton Unified School District for the
past 6 years (2003-current).
from California State University Hayward with her BS in Child
Development. She received her teaching credential from
College of Arts and Crafts and then received her Special Education
Credential from University of California at Berkeley. She has
owned and operated Professional Billing Service since 1972.
is one of the first contacts for most of our patients and works with
the managed care and insurance companies for Diablo Behavioral
Front Desk Admin
Bria is one of the first contacts for most of our patients. She is a Bay Area native who loves learning, helping and loving people while also currently pursuing a degree in Psychology. Every day she is ready with a smile and happy attitude to tackle any trouble or problem our clients may be experiencing. One of her personal daily goals is to make our patients feel welcomed, comfortable and happy!