Children learn as they play. Most importantly, in play children learn how to learn.
— O. Fred Donaldson


Founder Lindsay Henry, has developed Playdates L.A. llc. when she saw a need for an innovative social skills program. Playdates L.A. teaches social skills in the child's natural environment.  As a child development and social skills specialist, Lindsay is firm believer that with individualized support, every child can benefit from play and developing positive relationships with their peers. 

Lindsay has received a Masters of Arts in Teaching from the University of Southern California and a Masters in Clinical Psychology from Pepperdine University. She has over a decade of experience working with children who have learning differences, developmental disorders, social, emotional, and behavioral challenges, speech delays, sensory needs and emerging social skills. She has lead social skills groups in therapeutic clinical settings throughout Santa Monica and Los Angeles. As a Developmental Interventionist she is trained in ABA and DIR/Floortime and has provided services in-home and in private and public school settings located in Santa Monica, Pacific Palisades, Beverly Hills, and Los Angeles areas. 

In addition, Lindsay trained and conducted research under Dr. Liz Laugeson, director of the PEERS social skills training intervention at UCLA’s Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior department. She is certified as a PEERS provider and has presented several research presentations. 



Playdates L.A., LLC

3435 Ocean Park Blvd. Suite 211

Santa Monica, CA 90405

T: 310.266.5829



Now serving communities throughout Los Angeles including Santa Monica, Malibu, Marina Del Rey, Pacific Palisades, Brentwood, Beverly Hills, Bel Air, Los Angeles and beyond!