Esther B. Hess, Ph.D. is a developmental psychologist and executive director of a multidisciplinary treatment facility in West Los Angeles, Center for the Developing Mind.
She specializes in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of children, adolescents and young adults with Selective Mutism, utilizing the developmental/relational approach known as DIR/Floor Time.
For more information and/or to contact Dr. Hess please visit the Center for the Developing Minds web site at
Center for the Developing Mind
Specialty: The assessment, diagnosis and treatment of children, adolescents and young adults with developmental and/or regulatory concerns like Selective Mutism utilizing the developmental/relational approach DIR/Floor Time. 30 years experience