Supervisory & Administrative Staff
Kiya is the owner of ASPB and she has been in this field since 2002. She has two masters degrees in developmental psychology and clinical psychology. She is currently a BCBA, Licensed Professional Counselor, and child developmental specialist through early intervention. She passionate about helping children and families, and educating other professionals about best practice, family systems, and evidence-based interventions. She is also a mother and enjoys practicing and teaching yoga regularly.
Jessica is the clinical director of ASPB Therapy Pathways. She is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst with a master’s degree in applied behavior analysis with an emphasis in child development and autism spectrum disorder. She is also a state credentialed developmental therapist and behavior analyst, providing behavioral and developmental services for children who participate in the Early Intervention program. As the clinical director, Jessica oversees all clinical staff.
Sara is on the ASPB supervisory team. She holds an MS in Clinical Psychology from Binghamton University and received her BCBA in 2015. She has approximately 10 years of experience working with children diagnosed with autism in centers, schools, and home-based programs. Sara has experience working with a wide range of clients – from high functioning children with autism to clients with very challenging behaviors.
Elizabeth is a speech pathologist who has her Masters of Science in Communication Disorders from Governor’s State University. She has 20+ years of experience working with children experiencing a variety of speech and language delays and diagnoses. She has worked in a variety of settings including clinic, school setting and Early Intervention.
Julie is a registered occupational therapist with over 20 years experience in pediatrics. She received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and her masters of occupational therapy from Midwestern University. She has experience in the evaluation and treatment of a variety of pediatric diagnoses, with emphasis on sensory processing concerns. She has also worked in a variety of settings, including clinical, school and early intervention.
Christina is a BCBA with a masters in child development from Erikson Institute, specializing in infancy, administration, and new language learners. She has been in the ABA field since 2014 and has worked with a wide age range. Christina is also a state credentialed developmental therapist, working with children who participate in the Early Intervention program, she has been seeing children through EI since 2018.
Shauna is a BCBA and has been on the ASPB team since 2017. She has been in the ABA field since 2015 with experience working with a wide age range and settings including home, clinic, and community settings. She holds a BA in Family and Individual Development and an MA in ABA with an emphasis in autism from Ball State University.
Jennifer has been with ASPB for 5 years. She came to us with a background in software training and documentation working with the insurance industry. She began her work life, years ago in high school, working with children with special needs. She received her BS in Sociology from Illinois State University. She has a passion for helping and supporting others. She has learned so much about the Autism community working at ASPB and has found her niche working on the administrative end of business.
Marissa is a Lead ABA Technician at ASPB. She holds a BS in Psychology from DePaul University and has been a Registered Behavior Technician since 2017. Marissa has worked with a wide age range of children and teens in various settings such as home based programs, clinics, schools, and community outings. She plans to continue her education in pursuit of her BCBA to expand on her knowledge and career within the ABA and Autism communities.