Meet Our Team

We Celebrate the Unique Learning Style of Every Child

Megan Morien - Chicago ABA Therapy

Megan Morien, M.A., BCBA Director of Chicago ABA Therapy

Megan Morien is a Chicago-based Behavior Analyst with more than 20 years of experience working with children in the field. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Family and Human Development from Arizona State University before completing her Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology with a specialization in Applied Behavior Analysis at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. In 2008, Megan accepted a position as a junior ABA therapist at an elementary school with an emphasis on inclusion. Soon, she rose to become an administrator and Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) at the school.

In her role as an administrator, she helped families bridge the gap with their children as they transitioned from preschool to the public school education setting. She also oversaw the implementation of curriculum, programming, and other modifications to ensure the success of all students with Individualized Education Plans (IEPs). In addition to training teachers, paraprofessionals, and the related service team on these strategies, she also had the opportunity to supervise 25 BCBA candidates, all of whom successfully earned their BCBA certification.

Megan has extensive experience leading parent training sessions to promote consistency and carryover of skills for behavior intervention plans. Her commitment to parent education results in incredible gains for children in the home, school, and therapeutic settings.

Megan has also been asked to address audiences on a range of Applied Behavior Analytic topics, such as how to implement Functional Behavior Assessments and Behavior Intervention Plans.
Prior to joining the Chicago ABA Therapy team as the Director of ABA Services, Megan gained experience working in various schools in the Chicago area, as well as providing in-home ABA programming in Arizona and Minnesota. She also served as a language instructor for two years in Gifu, Japan.

Madie Szaller - Chicago ABA Therapy

Madie Szaller, M.A., BCBA

Madie Szaller is a Chicago Board Certified Behavior Analyst who specializes in pediatric services with extensive experience in both special education and applied behavior analysis. Before joining the Chicago ABA Therapy team, she graduated summa cum laude from the University of Dayton with her Bachelor’s degree in Adolescent Young Adult Language Arts Education and English with a minor in Spanish. Following her undergraduate studies, Madie had the opportunity to pursue a position with Teach for America. During this time, she was nominated for the Sue Lehman Excellence in Teaching Award. She was also chosen to be one of eight founding members of a pilot program that worked to further the positive impact of the corps.

After completing her year with Teach for America, Madie went on to earn her Master’s degree in the Art of Teaching: Special Education from National-Louis University in Chicago before completing her graduate certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis from Penn State University. Throughout her years of experience, she has helped children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other developmental delays make incredible gains in a variety of therapeutic settings, including in-home and classroom-based services.

Kaitlin Conroy - Chicago ABA Therapy

Kaitlin Conroy, M.Ed., BCBA

Kaitlin Conroy is a Chicago-based Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). After growing up in Charlotte, North Carolina, Kaitlin went on to earn her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and Spanish from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia and her Master's Degree in Special Education from the University of Texas at Austin.

Throughout her years of experience working in the field, Kaitlin has worked in a variety of settings to help children with autism and developmental disabilities build critical communication, social, and functional living skills.

She also has extensive training in groundbreaking evidence-based approaches to applied behavior analysis such as the Early Start Denver Model (ESDM).

Fun Fact: Kaitlin is fluent in Spanish and completed an Iberian Studies Program at Universidad de Salamanca in Spain.

Jennie Herndon - Chicago ABA Therapy

Jennie Herndon, M.S., BCBA

Jennie Herndon is a Chicago-based Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and special education teacher from St. Louis, Missouri.

With extensive experience working with children in a variety of academic and clinical settings, she is a leading member of Chicago ABA Therapy.

Jennie earned her Bachelor’s of Science in Education from the University of Dayton and her Master’s of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis with a BCBA certification at Ball State University.

Fun fact: When Jennifer is not teaching or in an ABA session, you can find her running! As an avid runner, her favorite race is the Nashville Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon.

Jennie Herndon - Chicago ABA Therapy

Sarah Ryan, M.S., BCBA

Sarah is an experienced BCBA with years of experience working in applied behavior analysis to help children make significant gains. She earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Iowa and her master’s degree from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology.

In addition to her leadership role as a BCBA with Chicago ABA Therapy, Sarah serves as an adjunct professor at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. She has worked as a clinical supervisor and staff trainer, helping new clinicians uphold the highest standards of care.

“I love being a BCBA for many reasons. First is getting to work so closely with families and their children. I love being a part of their child’s development, teaching families how to foster learning outside of sessions, and seeing the impact our science can have. I also love getting to teach our therapists and future BCBAs. Their development as clinicians, passion for ABA, and love for their clients is inspiring.”

Kila Davis - Chicago ABA Therapy

Kila Davis, M.A., BCBA

Kila is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst with years of experience working with children with autism and related developmental delays.

Before joining the Chicago ABA Therapy team, she earned her bachelor's degree from Western Michigan University. She went onto her her master's degree from Ball State University.

As a BCBA, Kila loves seeing her clients grow and develop new skills through the use of evidence-based, data-driven strategies. She frequently collaborates with parents and the multidisciplinary team at Chicago ABA Therapy to provide individualized care for every child.

Kila Davis - Chicago ABA Therapy

Lauryn Aber, M.S., BCBA

Lauryn is a Chicago-based Board Certified Behavior Analyst with years of experience working with children with autism spectrum disorder and related developmental delays. After earning her bachelor's degree in speech and hearing sciences from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, she went on her earn her master's degree from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology in applied behavior analysis.

As a BCBA, Lauryn enjoys the opportunity to lead a team of ABA therapists to implement the most effective evidence-based treatments to reduce challenge behaviors, build social and language repertoires, and build other key skill areas. She has worked as a part of a multidisciplinary team in a range of settings including clients' homes, clinics, and schools. Her goal as a BCBA is to help children build essential skills and reach their full potential.

Kila Davis - Chicago ABA Therapy

Jenn Baker, M.S., BCBA

Jenn Baker is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) with years of experience working with children with autism and developmental delays. She earned her bachelor's degree from the University of Kentucky in Special Education (with an emphasis in Moderate-Severe Disabilities) and her master's degree from Florida State University in Applied Behavior Analysis.

As a BCBA, Jenn has extensive experience in conducting assessments, programming ABA therapy, developing social group curriculums, facilitating parent training, and more. She emphasizes the importance of individualized programming for every child based on their unique learning styles and needs. The plans for each child also incorporate a multidisciplinary approach based on collaboration with the team's speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists, and physical therapists.

Kila Davis - Chicago ABA Therapy

Amanda Langone, M.Ed., BCBA

Amanda is a Chicago-based Board Certified Behavior Analyst who specializes in working with children with autism. She earned her bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan and her master's degree from Pennsylvania State University.

“There are many reasons I love being an ABA therapist. It is an inspiring experience working with children and witnessing them make gains that will serve them in their everyday life. I find it incredibly rewarding being a part of this process, and being able to encourage them along the way!”

Jessica Paez, M.S., BCBA

Jessica is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst who moved from Miami, Florida to join the team at Chicago ABA Therapy. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Florida International University in Miami and her master's degree from Nova Southeastern University.

Throughout her master’s program, she developed programs to promote inclusivity in the classroom and after-school programs. She focused on creating interventions that could be implemented to support different needs and abilities in multiple settings using the principles of ABA.

Jessica is fluent in Spanish, Portuguese, and English and has extensive experience providing therapy and communicating in all three languages. As a BCBA, she enjoy working closely with families to help them understand behaviors, ABA, and how they can easily implement interventions at home and in other settings. Jessica is passionate about working with early learners and developing their communication, social, and daily living skills through the careful development of individualized treatment plans and goals.

Carolyn Zacsh, M.Ed., BCBA

Carolyn is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst with a diverse history of working with young children with autism and other developmental differences. Before pursuing ABA, Carolyn taught gymnastics to 2-5 year olds with special needs and now brings her energy and enthusiasm for gross motor play to her clients at Chicago ABA Therapy.

Carolyn earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Dance from the University of Illinois and has a Master's of Education (M.Ed.) from Arizona State University specializing in Applied Behavior Analysis.

In addition to her role as a BCBA, Carolyn specializes in training therapists to run successful, productive, and fun sessions for all of our clients at Chicago ABA Therapy.

Fun Fact: Carolyn is a committed bike commuter and rides her bike year round in Chicago. It is a great way to enjoy being outside in the winter!

Cassie Halbert, M.Ed., BCBA

Cassie is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) with years of experience working with children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder and developmental delays in various settings. Cassie also has experience working in the field of school counseling and community mental health, where she utilized evidence-based interventions to support both children and families.

Cassie earned her bachelor's degree in Psychology from Ball State University. Following, she pursued a master's degree in Counselor Education with a focus in School Counseling. It was during this time where Cassie found her passion for working in the field of applied behavior analysis, pushing her to pursue a master's certificate from Arizona State University.

Fun fact: Cassie has pursued competitive dance for most of her life and still enjoys this as a hobby!

Jovana Torres, M.A., M.Ed., BCBA

Jovana Torres is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst with over 10 years of experience working with children. After graduating with a master's degree in Art Therapy from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago she earned licensure as a clinical counselor working with children and adolescents. In this position, she gained extensive experience utilizing cognitive-behavioral therapy in expressive therapies within after-school programs, private practice, therapeutic schools, and residential centers.

Jovana then continued her education and earned an additional master's degree in Applied Behavior Analysis: Curriculum and Instruction, from Arizona State University. Before joining the team at Chicago ABA Therapy, she worked in-homes and Schools within Miami and Chicago providing direct therapy, supervision, and caregiver training.

Fun Fact: Jovana also spent several years as a professional photographer. She still enjoys taking photos of the city, and her dog, for fun!

Jordan Rose, M.S., BCBA

Jordan is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst with extensive experience working with young children diagnosed with autism.

Jordan earned her master’s degree in Applied Behavior Analysis from Regis College in Massachusetts, where she published and presented research on ABA.

Before joining the Chicago ABA therapy team, Jordan worked in a clinic in Massachusetts, primarily providing in-home services to children two to eight years old on the autism spectrum. She has also provided consultation to families throughout the United States and in Italy, in addition to presenting at personal development days in public schools in Massachusetts.

Alexis Fernandez, M.A., BCBA

Alexis Fernandez is a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst at Chicago ABA Therapy. Originally from Las Vegas, Alexis completed her master’s degree at Ball State University in Indiana. Alexis has a passion for working with children, first working as a performer at Disney World and then moving into the field of ABA therapy. She has moved up the ranks here at Chicago ABA Therapist, first working as a therapist, then as a training specialist, and now as a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst.

Alexis loves seeing her clients’ progress, not only in ABA therapy, but also in any other therapies they may receive, such as speech therapy, occupational therapy, and physical therapy. Alexis works alongside the other professionals on her client’s team to ensure that goals are consistently being implemented across the board.

Natalie Diaz., M.S., BCBA

Natalie is a Chicago-based Board Certified Behavior Analyst with over 10 years of experience serving individuals with developmental disabilities. After earning her bachelor’s degree from Loyola University Chicago, Natalie began working as an in-home behavioral line therapist. She provided direct therapy to children diagnosed with ASD, ADHD and other related disorders. It was during this time where she witnessed how data driven individualized programming can positively impact lives. Natalie then decided to continue her education and earned her master’s degree in Applied Behavior Analysis from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. After completion, Natalie began serving adults and senior citizens with developmental disabilities and/or mental disorders across clinical, residential and community settings.

As a BCBA, her primary goal is to create a positively enriched environment where the client can meet success. She enjoys seeing her clients progress and acquire new skills through the use of evidence-based treatments.

Fun fact: Natalie has participated in several mud runs/obstacle races. Her favorite run is Tough Mudder.

Ethan Katz, M.Ed., BCBA

Ethan Katz is a Chicago-based Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). He earned a Bachelor's of Science in Psychology from Virginia Tech and a Master's of Special Education with a BCBA Certification from George Mason University. In the field of behavior analysis, Ethan has worked in school, clinic, and in-home settings with learners ranging from 3 to 22 years old. He has worked on a multidisciplinary team and is looking forward to collaborating with the team at Chicago ABA Therapy.

Abby - Chicago ABA Therapy

Abby

  • University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), Bachelor’s degree
  • “I love being an ABA therapist because I love seeing kiddos expand their skills and learning. It brings me so much joy seeing them reach their greatest potential.”
Adaeze - Chicago ABA Therapy

Adaeze

  • Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Bachelor’s degree
  • “I love seeing the kiddos progress daily, it is inspiring to watch.”
Alex - Chicago ABA Therapy

Alex

  • University of Iowa, Bachelor’s degree
  • “I love being an ABA therapist because I have always been passionate about working with kiddos and I love being a role model for them to look up to. ABA therapy is an amazing tool to help kiddos reach their daily goals and I find it very rewarding to be a part of that.”
Alexis - Chicago ABA Therapy

Alexis

  • Marist College, Bachelor’s degree
  • “I enjoy the 1:1 aspect of ABA. It really allows me to get to know the child and experience their qualities. It also allows me to witness their growth during the process.”
Alexis - Chicago ABA Therapy

Alexis

  • Indiana State University, Bachelor’s degree
  • Ball State University, Master’s degree in progress
  • “I love the field of ABA because the nature of it supports and encourages creativity through fun activities while still making impactful changes in the lives of those we work with.”
Allison - Chicago ABA Therapy

Allison

  • Loyola University Chicago, Bachelor’s degree
  • “I have always had a passion for working with kids and ABA allows me to do that in such a rewarding way.”
Ally - Chicago ABA Therapy

Ally

  • Eastern Illinois University, Bachelor’s degree
  • Ball State University, Master’s degree in progress
  • “If they can’t learn the way we teach, we teach the way they learn,” O. Ivar Lovaas.
Amanda - Chicago ABA Therapy

Amanda

  • University of Dayton, Bachelor’s degree
  • Ball State University, Master’s degree in progress
  • “What I love about being an ABA therapist is seeing the strides our clients make. I have seen the positive impact ABA therapy has in the lives of our clients and I love being a part of that.”
Andie - Chicago ABA Therapy

Andie

  • Ryerson University (Toronto, Canada), Bachelor’s degree
  • “I love working in ABA because I get to interact with so many amazing kiddos and families. Every child is different; ABA respects those differences, teaching valuable skills in ways that work for each individual while respecting their unique personality.
Anna - Chicago ABA Therapy

Anna

  • Emmanuel College (Boston), Bachelor’s degree
  • The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Master’s degree in progress
  • “My favorite part about being an ABA therapist is seeing kiddos excited to come to sessions and be excited about the work and activities we do!”
Anneliese - Chicago ABA Therapy

Anneliese

  • Indiana University, Bachelor’s degree
  • “My favorite part of being an ABA therapist is being able to see the long-term impact we make on the lives of these outstanding kids, as well as the lives of those in their entire support network. Plus, I get to have so much fun each day doing it!”
Atur - Chicago ABA Therapy

Atur

  • DePaul University, Bachelor’s degree
  • “I love making a difference in each kiddo’s life. It’s extremely rewarding to see them make progress every session. It truly inspires me to continue to work hard everyday!”
Audrey - Chicago ABA Therapy

Audrey

  • Purdue University, Bachelor’s degree
  • Ball State University, Master’s degree in progress
  • “I feel so inspired by the children and families that I work with.”
Azra - Chicago ABA Therapy

Azra

  • Loyola University Chicago, Bachelor’s degree
  • “My favorite part of being a therapist is being able to be silly. I love hearing my client’s giggle and seeing their smile as we play games together. Day by day, small goals lead to immense growth, which fills my heart and makes me love being a therapist even more.”
Beth - Chicago ABA Therapy

Beth

  • The College of New Jersey, Bachelor’s degree
  • Tufts University, Master’s degree
  • “I love being an ABA therapist because I get to celebrate my clients’ accomplishments every day. The pride they feel when they learn something new is my greatest joy and I feel so privileged to be even a small part of that!”
Breanna - Chicago ABA Therapy

Breanna

  • North Central College, Bachelor’s degree
  • “I love ABA because it gives me the opportunity to see the kiddos learn skills they will use for the rest of their lives. ABA has such a positive impact that makes everything I do so rewarding.”
Cadence - Chicago ABA Therapy

Cadence

  • Northwestern University, Bachelor’s degree
  • “Working with these kids inspires me every day as I see their growth in communication and relationships — their joy and successes bring me so much joy!”
Casey - Chicago ABA Therapy

Casey

  • Indiana University, Bachelor’s degree
  • Arizona State University, Master’s degree in progress
  • “I was introduced to the world of ABA when my brother was diagnosed with autism. It was incredible to grow up seeing the positive impact ABA therapy has had on his life. I became an ABA therapist to hopefully impact other children’s lives in the same way!”
Cecilia - Chicago ABA Therapy

Cecilia

  • Indiana University, Bachelor’s degree
  • “This field is a great mixture of learning about the science behind human behavior and how we can change behavior on a level that allows children to be more independent and feel it too.”
Chelsea - Chicago ABA Therapy

Chelsea

  • Grand Valley State University, Bachelor’s Degree
  • “I love how ABA gives me the opportunity to see direct results in every child that I work with! Being able to see how everything that we do helps in even the smallest of ways is the most rewarding experience!”
Constantina - Chicago ABA Therapy

Constantina

  • University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), Bachelor’s degree
  • “I love working with children and watching them grow and develop their skills.”
Courtney - Chicago ABA Therapy

Courtney

  • DePaul University, Bachelor’s degree
  • “I love being an ABA therapist because I find it incredibly rewarding to see children thrive and blossom. This field of work not only directly impacts the life of a child, but their family and community as well. I am honored to be apart of each individuals’ journey to reach their fullest potential.”
Esther - Chicago ABA Therapy

Esther

  • Purdue University, Bachelor’s degree
  • Pepperdine University, Master’s degree in progress
  • “If a child can’t learn in the way we teach, we should teach them in a way they can learn.”
Faith - Chicago ABA Therapy

Faith

  • University of Missouri-Columbia, Bachelor’s degree
  • The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Master’s degree in progress
  • “As an ABA therapist, every day is a reward. Being able to be a part of children’s learning and helping them reach their full potential is a great gift to have.”
Gillian - Chicago ABA Therapy

Gillian

  • Occidental College, Bachelor’s degree
  • “My favorite part of being an ABA therapist is seeing the kids I work with realize their own abilities, gain skills that will help them live independent and fulfilling lives, and have lots of fun each day!”
Giselle - Chicago ABA Therapy

Giselle

  • Saint Xavier University, Bachelor’s degree
  • “My favorite part of ABA is seeing the kiddo’s faces when they accomplish their goals no matter how big or small.”
Holly - Chicago ABA Therapy

Holly

  • Columbia College Chicago, Bachelor’s degree
  • The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Master’s degree in progress
  • “I love ABA for all its potential to help families and people of all kinds.”
Jackeline - Chicago ABA Therapy

Jackeline

  • St. Lawrence University, Bachelor’s degree
  • “I love being a part of each kiddo’s growth and helping them achieve their goals! I am inspired everyday by each kiddo learning something new, each and every milestone they accomplish increases independence.”
Jackelyn - Chicago ABA Therapy

Jackelyn

  • Saint Xavier University, Bachelor’s degree
  • Ball State University, Master’s degree
  • “I love knowing that we are teaching individuals skills they may use the rest of their lives, which not only affects the life of the child, but also their family, neighbors, and community.”
Jana - Chicago ABA Therapy

Jana

  • University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), Bachelor’s degree
  • “I love being an ABA therapist because I’m able to contribute to a child’s development and help them to become the best that they can be! My favorite part of being a therapist is those small moments of success when a client reaches a goal or milestone.”
Jen - Chicago ABA Therapy

Jen

  • Adrian College, Bachelor’s degree
  • The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Master’s degree
  • “I aspire to help individuals build confidence and independence. Working in a school setting, ABA was always a part of my classroom. Now as an ABA therapist, I use those experiences to promote growth.”
Jimmy - Chicago ABA Therapy

Jimmy

  • Loyola University Chicago, Bachelor’s degree
  • “My favorite part of being an ABA therapist is being able to watch my kiddos progress and grow.”
Juliana - Chicago ABA Therapy

Juliana

  • DePaul University, Bachelor’s degree
  • The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Master’s degree
  • “My greatest reward will be seeing the children I work with progress through my contributions. ABA therapy inspires me because I will be able to have greater responsibility and pleasure helping others overcome their challenges. I believe my favorite part of being an ABA therapist is seeing my clients have fun with me.”
Kateryna - Chicago ABA Therapy

Kateryna

  • University of Illinois at Chicago, Bachelor’s degree
  • “The best part of being an ABA therapist is interacting with the kiddos and making a positive impact in their lives. I love that I am able to be part of their lives and help them achieve their fullest potential.”
Kelaiah - Chicago ABA Therapy

Kelaiah

  • Purdue University, Bachelor’s degree
  • Purdue University, Master’s degree in progress
  • “Being an ABA therapist not only forces me to think outside the box, but getting rid of the box all together. There is no limit to the various ways to teach our kiddos.”
Kiley - Chicago ABA Therapy

Kiley

  • Indiana State University, Bachelor’s degree
  • Ball State University, Master’s degree in progress
  • “I am so excited to be in a field that allows me to make a positive impact daily in our kiddos and families lives.”
Koraima - Chicago ABA Therapy

Koraima

  • Dominican University, Bachelor’s degree
  • Arizona State University, Master’s degree in progress
  • “I love ABA because there is always something new every day, whether it’s a learning experience for the client or even myself. This field inspires me because there is so much potential within our clients in the clinic so it is fulfilling to help them reach those potentials.”
Kris - Chicago ABA Therapy

Kris

  • North Park University, Bachelor’s degree
  • “Providing ABA therapy has been an amazing experience! The reason why I love being an ABA therapist is because I am able to watch these kiddos grow and become autonomous. This field and this team inspires me every day with all the dedication and hard work they put into our clients, so they can live life to the fullest.”
Kristen - Chicago ABA Therapy

Kristen

  • Northern Illinois University, Bachelor’s degree
  • Purdue University Global, Master’s degree in progress
  • “As a therapist, the most rewarding feeling is when a kiddo has the “aha moment” where a concept clicks. Just knowing that all the hard work put in is making a difference and it is because of you.”
Kulsum - Chicago ABA Therapy

Kulsum

  • Western Governors University, Bachelor’s degree
  • “Working with children allows me to put on a different set of lenses that lets me become a part of their world and grow from the learner’s experiences.”
Lila - Chicago ABA Therapy

Lila

  • DePaul University, Bachelor’s degree
  • Arizona State University, Master’s degree
  • “I love  working with children and families to make a difference in their lives through ABA.”
Lizzie - Chicago ABA Therapy

Lizzie

  • University of Kansas, Bachelor’s degree
  • “Coming into work and watching my kiddos blossom is a joy and privilege. I feel so lucky that I get to be surrounded by awesome kids who constantly bring a smile to my face.”
Lucy - Chicago ABA Therapy

Lucy

  • Virginia Commonwealth University, Bachelor’s Degree
  • DePaul University, Master’s Degree in progress
  • “I love being an ABA Therapist because I get to watch these amazing kids learn, grow, and flourish! It’s a very rewarding experience.”
Luis - Chicago ABA Therapy

Luis

  • MacMurray College, Bachelor’s degree
  • “My favorite part about being an ABA therapist is the one-on-one interaction I have with my clients, and the optimism that presents itself within the role.”
Madeline - Chicago ABA Therapy

Madeline

  • Carthage College, Bachelor’s degree
  • “The best part about being an ABA therapist is the reciprocity, I help children make incredible gains on a daily basis but they teach me patience, kindness and playfulness! ABA therapy is such a special field, I am honored to be a part of it!”
Maggie - Chicago ABA Therapy

Maggie

  • University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign, Bachelor’s degree
  • Portland State University, Master’s degree in progress
  • “I love to see the changes in behavior that our therapy creates! When I see my clients achieving their goals it brings me a sense of personal accountability that is absolutely irreplaceable!
Margaux - Chicago ABA Therapy

Margaux

  • University of Illinois at Chicago, Bachelor’s degree
  • Capella University, Master’s degree
  • “As an ABA Therapist, I love teaching children important skills that help them live fulfilling, independent lives… all while having fun! ABA is a unique field rooted in science and fueled by a passion for teaching and creativity. It’s truly a rewarding experience to help support our kids through their journey and watch them achieve all their goals!”
Maria - Chicago ABA Therapy

Maria

  • Loyola University Chicago, Bachelor’s degree
  • “I love being an ABA therapist because I’m allowed to have fun and be silly with children while also helping them develop the necessary skills to succeed in life. It is a very rewarding job!”
Maritza - Chicago ABA Therapy

Maritza

  • Bob Jones University, Bachelor’s degree
  • “ABA therapy has broadened my perspective as a whole when working with kiddos who have a diverse set of needs. I look forward to working with my kiddos each day!”
Michelle - Chicago ABA Therapy

Michelle

  • University of Minnesota, Bachelor’s degree
  • “My favorite part about being an ABA therapist is that I get to be a “mini-scientist”, constantly trying different ways to help my clients meet their individual goals!”
Morgan - Chicago ABA Therapy

Morgan

  • Loyola University Chicago, Bachelor’s degree
  • “I love being an ABA therapist because I get to be highly involved in the process of helping young children learn skills that they will use for the rest of their lives. ABA Therapy is rewarding in itself and brings so much joy to me, the children, and their families. My favorite part of being a therapist is that I get to watch each child develop and flourish every single day!”
Natalie - Chicago ABA Therapy

Natalie

  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Bachelor’s degree
  • The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Master’s degree
  • “The field of ABA inspires me, because it allows the world to see the potential and progress in individuals!”
Natalie - Chicago ABA Therapy

Natalie

  • Indiana State University, Bachelor’s degree
  • Purdue University Global, Master’s degree in progress
  • “I love being an ABA therapist because even the small accomplishments are big victories, this position allows me to make a huge impact on not only the kiddos but also their families.”
Nicole - Chicago ABA Therapy

Nicole

  • DePaul University, Bachelor’s Degree
  • “I love seeing the kiddos grow & improve! It’s so rewarding to watch them progress. Working with smart, creative, curious, & diverse groups of children inspires me to push myself to be the best ABA therapist I can be!”
Nicole - Chicago ABA Therapy

Nicole

  • DePaul University, Bachelor’s degree
  • “I love being an ABA therapist because I am passionate about creating a difference in kids lives.”
Nina - Chicago ABA Therapy

Nina

  • Emmanuel College, Bachelor’s degree
  • “I am excited to be part of the Chicago ABA Therapy team to help children achieve long-term success!”
Noor - Chicago ABA Therapy

Noor

  • University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), Bachelor’s degree
  • “I love being able to see the amazing progress we make firsthand. It makes my day to see a smile on a kiddo’s face!”
Ourja - Chicago ABA Therapy

Ourja

  • Christ University, Bachelor’s degree
  • Duquesne University, Master’s degree
  • “To see a child progress in life and achieve developmental milestones is what motivates me to give my best as an ABA therapist everyday.”
Paige - Chicago ABA Therapy

Paige

  • Illinois State University, Bachelor’s degree
  • “I love being an ABA therapist because everyday is a small celebration. Whether it be child initiating play with another kiddo or making eye contact with you after you say their name. Little successes that grow into milestones before your eyes.”
Payal - Chicago ABA Therapy

Payal

  • Saint Louis University, Bachelor’s degree
  • National Louis University, Master’s degree
  • “I have already been in the field for ten years and continue to fall more in love with it on a daily basis!”
Peyton - Chicago ABA Therapy

Peyton

  • University of Portland, Bachelor’s degree
  • “Being an ABA therapist has been so rewarding! It’s so powerful to see a child build lifelong skills and grow confidence in themselves.”
Rachel - Chicago ABA Therapy

Rachel

  • University of Michigan, Bachelor’s degree
  • “I love seeing firsthand how much progress the kiddos make and getting to see the impact we make is really rewarding.”
Rachel - Chicago ABA Therapy

Rachel

  • Northeastern Illinois University, Bachelor’s degree
  • “ABA therapy is giving these extraordinary children and families tools to succeed for the rest of their lives. There is no better feeling than being a part of that success!”
Rena - Chicago ABA Therapy

Rena

  • Hebrew Theological College, Bachelor’s degree
  • “As an ABA therapist, I treasure the ability to help children open up a world of communication, happiness, clarity and lifelong success.”
Rubi - Chicago ABA Therapy

Rubi

  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Bachelor’s degree
  • Ball State University, Master’s degree in progress
  • “Working as an ABA therapist is truly a rewarding experience because it provides me the opportunity to help my clients grow and develop skills. I am amazed by them everyday!”
Sabina - Chicago ABA Therapy

Sabina

  • Loyola University Chicago, Bachelor’s degree
  • “I love ABA therapy because it can be imperative in improving a child’s wellbeing and development as it is the underlying basis of understanding behavior, which greatly coincides with speech, occupational, and physical therapies!”
Sadie - Chicago ABA Therapy

Sadie

  • Indiana University-Bloomington, Bachelor’s degree
  • “My favorite part about being an ABA therapist is that it allows you to be creative. I also love that we are teaching people skills they will use for the rest of their lives. There is no better feeling than watching kids progress and master their skills!”
Sarah - Chicago ABA Therapy

Sarah

  • Purdue University, Bachelor’s degree
  • “I am so excited to be in a field that gives me a framework for making such a clear difference in a child’s life!”
Sierra - Chicago ABA Therapy

Sierra

  • University of Phoenix, Bachelor’s degree
  • Capella University, Master’s degree
  • “I love being an ABA therapist because I enjoy seeing the children I work with grow. This field inspires me to learn more and push for growth within myself. My favorite part of being an ABA therapist is seeing the faces of each child light up with excitement everyday. Their energy keeps me going.”
Sonya - Chicago ABA Therapy

Sonya

  • University of Illinois at Chicago, Bachelor’s degree (In progress)
  • “I have always loved working with children. Being an ABA therapist is truly the most rewarding experience because I have the opportunity to help my clients develop and master new skills and academic strategies that they will use for the rest of their lives.”
Tasha - Chicago ABA Therapy

Tasha

  • Illinois State University, Bachelor’s degree
  • “I love being an ABA therapist because I love using play as a way to teach new skills and see my clients excel at them! It’s my favorite!”
Tate - Chicago ABA Therapy

Tate

  • Northeastern University, Bachelor’s degree
  • “I love being an ABA therapist because the kiddos always surprise me. It is always inspiring to see the growth that they achieve over time. There is never a dull moment in ABA!”
Taylor - Chicago ABA Therapy

Taylor

  • DePaul University, Bachelor’s degree in progress
  • “As an ABA therapist, you have a unique opportunity to work alongside such amazing kiddos day in and day out. Where the little things are never little, and every milestone is a celebration!”
Taylor - Chicago ABA Therapy

Taylor

  • Illinois State University, Bachelor’s degree
  • “I’ve always had a passion for working with children, and ABA allows me to do that in the most rewarding way. Seeing the children thrive makes me more dedicated and inspired to become the best therapist I can be. Being a part of their learning and growth process is the greatest reward.”
Terry - Chicago ABA Therapy

Terry

  • University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, Bachelor’s degree
  • “I’m excited about being an ABA therapist because I enjoy working with children. I look forward to aiding the kids in session and watching their progress. Parents rely on ABA therapists to provide their children with the utmost care and I love being a part of a team that does such important work.”
Tiffany - Chicago ABA Therapy

Tiffany

  • Southern New Hampshire University, Bachelor’s degree
  • “I love being an aba therapist, seeing the kiddos achieve their goals is so rewarding.”
Wyatt - Chicago ABA Therapy

Wyatt

  • University of Illinois-Chicago, Bachelor’s degree
  • “The best part about being an ABA therapist is watching kiddos grow and accomplish their goals.”