Behaviorial Therapists

Christine B., BCBA
Board Certified Behavior Analyst

Location
Dyer Clinic & Lake County home visit (ABA is not a covered First Steps service)

Meet Christine, a remarkable Board-Certified Behavior Analyst whose journey is as inspiring as it is impactful. Her passion is deeply personal, ignited by her brother’s journey on the autism spectrum. Her formative years were filled with enriching experiences, attending events with her brother and his peers, accompanying him to therapy sessions, and dedicating her time as a high school peer tutor in his classroom. This early immersion shaped her unwavering commitment to making a difference in individual lives. Her quest for excellence began at Purdue University Northwest, where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Elementary and Special Education in 2016. She then embarked on a fulfilling teaching career in the public school system, where she nurtured the talents and potential of her students with care and dedication. Her thirst for knowledge led her to pursue a Master’s degree in educational psychology, supplemented by a certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). In 2020, she proudly earned her BCBA certification, solidifying her expertise in the field. As BCBA, she honed her skills working with children and young adults spanning from Kindergarten to High School, enriching their lives through the power of ABA. She firmly believes that collaboration and teamwork are the cornerstones of successful therapy. Christine’s enthusiasm knows no bounds as she joins your child’s team with unwavering dedication, bringing her wealth of knowledge and passion to the forefront. Your child’s journey is about to be enriched by Christine who’s driven by a deep sense of purpose and a genuine desire to make a meaningful impact!

Carly, D., MS, BCBA
Board Certified Behavior Analyst

Location
Dyer Clinic & Lake County home visit (ABA is not a covered First Steps service)

Meet Carly, a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) who brings several years of experience working with autistic children. Her academic journey, began with a bachelor’s degree in psychology with a minor in Early Childhood Education from Indiana State University in 2012, and progressed to a master’s degree in psychology specializing in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) from Capella University in 2018. Her education and experiential background have equipped her with a versatile skill set. In both clinic and home settings, Carly has spent the last several years dedicated to enhancing functional communication skills, nurturing social interactions, and assisting families in managing behaviors effectively. She works collaboratively with the whole therapy team and considers each child’s individual strengths and needs. Her approach is characterized by energy, positivity, and a genuine passion for making a difference in the lives of children and their families. If you’re looking for a positive, dedicated professional who cherishes every opportunity to support your child in reaching their full potential, Carly is here to meet you and your family with open arms!