Daniel Wechsler is a clinical psychologist at Scottsdale Pediatric Behavioral Services. He earned his Doctorate in Clinical Psychology in 2018 from the Arizona School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Phoenix. Dr. Wechsler also completed his Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology and his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at Argosy University.
Dr. Wechsler completed his postdoctoral training at Beljan Psychological Services in Phoenix, Arizona and his predoctoral internship at the American Psychological Association (APA) accredited Jewish Family and Children’s Services within the Centerstone Consortium in Sarasota, Florida. Most recently, he performed autism assessments and conducted assessments for research studies at the Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center (SARRC) for two years before joining the SPBS team.
Dr. Wechsler’s clinical experience includes pediatric neuropsychological assessment, autism assessment, pediatric and adult psychotherapy, group psychotherapy, play therapy, and social skills development. Dr. Wechsler’s professional interests include assessment and consultation of early childhood development, autism, neurodevelopmental disorders (e.g., learning disorders, ADHD, and executive functioning impairments), gifted intellect, as well as other emotional, mood, and behavioral disorders.
Dr. Wechsler is passionate about psychological and neuropsychological testing, helping parents better understand their children, and helping children reach their potential. Dr. Wechsler is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA) and the Arizona Psychological Association (AzPA), the American Academy of Pediatric Neuropsychology (AAPdN), and the National Academy of Neuropsychology (NAN).
Jacob Boney, PsyD, BCBA-D, is an experienced behavior analyst practicing at Scottsdale Pediatric Behavioral Services, in Scottsdale, Arizona. Dr. Boney founded Scottsdale Pediatric Behavioral Services to help parents raise happy, healthy children through the application of behavioral science.
Dr. Boney graduated from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia, with his Bachelor of Science in psychology. He went on to earn his master’s and doctorate degrees in clinical psychology at the Arizona School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University in Phoenix, Arizona. Dr. Boney completed his postdoctoral board-certification through the Florida Institute of Technology and applied training at the BISTÅ Center in Mesa, Arizona.
While Dr. Boney has extensive experience across a broad range of psychological and behavioral health, he specializes in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of pediatric behavioral and developmental disorders. He applies behavior-analytic principles and technology to functional behavior assessments. Dr. Boney uses the data collected and analyzed during evaluations to create customized behavior interventions to help his young patients thrive.
Additionally, Dr. Boney collaborates with parents, educators, schools, and direct-care staff to ensure patients receive consistent, concerted support in every environment.