Meet The Team
Chris and Ani Holloway are Licensed Educational Psychologists and founders of The Learning Detectives: Holloway Psychological and Educational Services. They are both licensed by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Chris and Ani received their Masters of Science degrees with Distinction in Educational Psychology and Counseling from California State University, Northridge. They are both currently full time School Psychologists in Los Angeles and Orange County. Chris and Ani also hold a National Credential in School Psychology. As experienced School Psychologists working in public schools, they are well versed in comprehensive psychoeducational assessments for all children with varying needs. They have conducted hundreds of assessments for students with ADHD, Autism, Emotional Disturbances, Intellectual Disabilities, and Learning Disabilities. They have applicable knowledge of children in all facets of their development. They have both worked at every education level from Pre-School to High School. Both Chris and Ani understand the value of a detailed evaluation that not only outlines an individual’s profile but also includes applicable strategies and interventions. Although highly similar in their approach and knowledge-base, individually, Chris and Ani provide their own unique strengths to the practice.
Chris has a strong understanding of current academic expectations (Common Core State Standards), classroom environments, and students’ behavioral, emotional, and social needs. He prides himself in being detail oriented, yet not losing sight of the big picture. Chris excels at getting to the root of the problem and making very difficult and complex information easy for parents to understand while giving realistic and practical recommendations.
In his free time, Chris enjoys playing golf and soccer. He loves traveling and experiencing new places, people and cultures. Chris speaks Spanish and thrives in culturally diverse settings. He loves his job and working with children and families.