Paula was born and raised in Santiago, Chile. She graduated as a Psychologist from the University of Chile in 2010 and obtained a diploma in Clinical Neuropsychology in 2012. In 2016 she moved to Napa, where she has worked in therapy for children with autism. At the end of 2017, she participated in the Americorps Program where she served Community Resources for Children and ParentsCAN to enhance the quality of early care opportunities in our community and to improve access to developmental screenings using the Ages & Stages Questionnaire (ASQ). Paula has a great passion for education and the learning process in children. In her free time she enjoys drawing, creating music, reading about psychology and philosophy, practicing yoga and sharing with family and friends. One of her favorite phrases is “you did the best you could according to your experience and the context where the situation developed”.