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Shaping young minds to navigate the world with curiosity, resilience, and an ‘I Can’ attitude.

Unlocking children’s potential: empowering growth and resilience with innovative developmental tools and a personalized approach

Led by Dr. Jenny Yip with over 20 years of experience, our team at Little Thinkers Center uses thinking games to guide children in overcoming developmental hurdles and reaching milestones. We focus on crafting personalized plans to foster holistic growth and authentic self-confidence in each child.

At the core of our approach is respect for each child’s unique developmental stages and differences. We cultivate an “I Can” attitude in a nurturing environment, encouraging divergent thinking and problem-solving beyond rote memorization. This approach enhances decision-making skills, fostering genuine self-confidence.

Cultivating Emotional Intelligence

In our nurturing, inclusive environment, we go beyond cognitive skills to foster emotional intelligence in each child. We believe this holistic development approach enhances their ability to form authentic relationships, manage emotions, and empathize with others, enriching their overall learning experience.

Encouraging Lifelong Learning

At Little Thinkers Center, we aim to instill a love for learning that goes beyond the classroom. Our engaging thinking games provide a foundation for children to become self-directed learners. This passion for knowledge, paired with their newfound problem-solving skills, sets them up for long-term success and a continuous journey of discovery.

Play is the work of childhood

Jean PiagetThe Theory of Cognitive Development

Meet the passionate minds behind Little Thinkers Center

Our team is a dynamic blend of expertise and passion, each member dedicated to fostering child development. With unique insights and a shared commitment to nurturing children’s full potential, our team forms the backbone of the enriching environment at Little Thinkers Center.

Executive Director – Licensed Psychologist

Dr. Jenny Yip

Dr. Yip is a mother of young twin boys, and is the go-to expert on topics related to pediatric anxiety, OCD, child development, parenting, and living a stress-less life. She regularly appears on television, print, podcasts, and national radio lending over 20 years of professional experience in evidence-based clinical treatments, teaching, and research. She has been featured in various media venues, including NBC’s Today Show, The Doctors, Access Hollywood, Nickelodeon, Dr Drew, Tamron Hall Show, Washington Post, and countless others. Dr. Yip co-hosts the Stress-Less Life Podcast, and is author of “Productive, Successful You: End Procrastination by Making Anxiety Work for You Rather Than Against You”.
Cognitive Developmental Coach

Stephanie Wei, B.S

Stephanie Wei earned her B.S. degree in Psychological and Brains Sciences with a minor in Applied Psychology at UC Santa Barbara. Currently, she is pursuing her master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from Pepperdine University. Her passion for working with children stems from tutoring English to young students during her undergraduate years. Stephanie values the wellbeing of her students and worked diligently to ensure that the social and academic environment is welcoming and supportive. As a result of her dedication to nurturing a passion for learning in the classroom, she decided to enter a child-centered helping field. Stephanie is enthusiastic about working with children of varying ages at Little Thinkers Center, and she finds fulfillment in guiding children and watching them grow. She strives to help them reach their greatest potential as they become more academically, socially, and cognitively confident.
Operations Coordinator

Lew Lovett

Lew Lovett previously resided in Virginia and attended Norfolk State University and Thomas Nelson Community College. She graduated with a BA in Psychology and an AA in Business Management. Lew has three decades of administration, social work, and office management experience while specializing in process development and program optimization. Lew wants her work to make a difference in the lives of others by using past experiences and knowledge to inform future endeavors.