Ron Heredia, MD

Westwood Evaluation & Treatment Center

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Dr. Heredia teaches a variety of psychology courses at East Los Angeles College: General Psychology, Lifespan Psychology, Child Psychology and Psychological Aspects of Human Sexuality. He is the Chief Operating Officer at Westwood Evaluation & Treatment Center, Bruce Leckart, Ph.D., a mental health facility that provides Apricots™ in workers’ compensation and personal injury litigation. An Apricot™ is a work product privileged report that is used by attorneys to help them take depositions and/or trial testimony or file briefs. An Apricot™ describes a psych report’s flaws in jargon-free language; discusses specific techniques to Cx the doctor; and provides multiple simple questions that get those flaws on the record despite the doctor’s resistant behavior.

Dr. Heredia earned a B.A. in psychology from UCLA, an M.A. in Education with a concentration in psychology from Pepperdine University and a doctorate from Pepperdine University Graduate School of Education and Psychology. He has authored multiple academic papers presented at conferences including meetings of the American Educational Research Association and guest lectured an undergraduate education course at UCLA.

In his spare time, he serves as Director of the Board for the Inland Empire Future Leaders Program, an educational non-profit organization devoted to leadership and the educational success for high school students in San Bernardino, Riverside and Los Angeles counties.