Behavioral Services

behavioral

Bridget Carstensen, BCBA

Bridget became a board certified behavior analyst in 2010. After earning her Bachelor of Science degree in Education for Moderate, Severe, or Multiple Disabilities in 2003, she earned a Master of Arts degree in Multi-categorical Special Education in 2006, and a Master of Arts degree in Educational Administration in 2009. She provides individual behavioral services in natural environments and has some limited services at the clinic. She has extensive training in applied behavior analysis (ABA), and has attended numerous continuing education seminars in all aspects of development. Bridget has a strong knowledge of functional developmental skills, and can help your child to grow in all areas of development using fun and practical activities!

Carly Hough, RBT

Carly earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a Minor in Early Childhood Education from Indiana state University in 2012. She obtained a Children Mental Health Initiative Certification (CMHI C) in 2016, and Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) Certification in 2017. She has been working with children in different capacities, including community liaison, CMHI coordinator, child case manager, and applied behavior analysis (ABA) line therapist. Carly also organized a convention benefiting community mental health workers, a suicide prevention walk, and a softball charity for a gerontology group. She had an internship at Head Start. Carly cherishes working with children, and helping their families to manage behaviors and improve functional skills. She especially enjoys working in natural environments (home and community settings) to help families where they need it the most. Carly is energetic, and presents a positive attitude. She looks forward to meeting you and your children!

Leah McKenzie, BCBA

Leah graduated from Purdue University West Lafayette with a Bachelor’s degree in Speech and Hearing Sciencesin 2000. She worked in Early childhood education after graduation prior to pursuing her Masters degree in Special Education through Indiana University in 2004, as well as becoming a board certified behavior analyst through her training at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale in 2006. Leah was at the forefront of the development of ABA programming at the time the mandate for ABA coverage was first passed in Indiana. Leah has been the Clinical director in both private ABA clinics and residential care programs in the Central Indiana area. Leah has presented at local and state organizations, and believes training parents and care givers are essential to quality programs. Leah brings with her a passion for individualized programming, parent training, and making sure each individual client is meeting their fullest potential.