Meet Our Team

We Celebrate the Unique Learning Style of Every Child

Megan Morien, M.A., BCBA - Chicago ABA Therapy

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

Megan Morien is a Chicago-based Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) 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. Soon, she rose to become an administrator and Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) at the school.

As an administrator, Megan became an expert in helping families transition from preschool to public education settings, implementing curriculum and programming, and ensuring success for students with Individualized Education Plans (IEPs). In addition to training teachers, paraprofessionals, and the related service team in this field, she also supervised 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, resulting in incredible gains for children in the home, school, and therapeutic settings. Prior to joining the Chicago ABA Therapy team as the Director of ABA services, Megan worked in various schools in the Chicago area and provided in-home ABA programming in Arizona and Minnesota. She also served as a language instructor for two years in Gifu, Japan.

Megan currently holds a position as our Executive Director of Clinical Services. Within this role she manages the clinical development and excellence of Chicago ABA Therapy. Megan has been part of our team since 2017 and worked within school settings for 10 years prior to joining. She has had the pleasure of building relationships with many of our families and children and continues supporting our early learners and families within school and therapeutic services.

Madie Szaller, M.A., BCBA - 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. 

Madie went on to earn her Master’s degree in Special Education from National-Louis University in Chicago before completing her graduate certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis from Penn State University. In 2022, she completed her certification through the UC Davis MIND Institute as an ESDM Therapist and is passionate about disseminating this style of ABA therapy among the ABA team who often works with our earliest learners. 

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.

Madie currently oversees the whole BCBA team at Chicago ABA Therapy.

 

Sarah Ryan, M.S., BCBA - Chicago ABA Therapy

Sarah Ryan, M.S., BCBA

Sarah Ryan is a BCBA with diverse expertise in serving individuals across a variety of educational, recreational, and home settings. She has worked with a wide range of age groups within the special needs population, spanning from 2 – 50+ years of age. Sarah has enjoyed working with early learners at Chicago ABA Therapy in setting a solid foundation for children and families’ long-term success.

Sarah received her bachelor’s degree in Therapeutic Recreation with a minor in Psychology from the University of Iowa.  After working as an ABA therapist where she developed a passion for behavior analysis, she earned her master’s degree in Applied Behavior Analysis from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Post-graduation, Sarah was asked to continue her time at the university teaching as an adjunct professor.

Sarah’s interests and current role center around compassionate behavior management, staff training, and professional development. Sarah has been a certified Safety Care Trainer since 2018, teaching safe and respectful behavior management strategies to other professionals. Sarah ensures quality behavior analytic training for all staff while mentoring future BCBA’s and helping them hone their clinical skills.

Kaitlin Conroy, M.Ed., BCBA - 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.

Carolyn Zacsh, M.Ed., BCBA - Chicago ABA Therapy

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 - Chicago ABA Therapy

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!

Jordan Rose, M.S., BCBA - Chicago ABA Therapy

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.

Ethan Katz, M.Ed., BCBA - Chicago ABA Therapy

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.

Natalie Roti, M.S., BCBA - Chicago ABA Therapy

Natalie Roti, M.S., BCBA

Natalie Roti is a Chicago-based board certified behavior analyst. After Natalie graduated with her bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign, she started as a behavior therapist and began working towards her master’s degree in Applied Behavior Analysis at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Natalie has experience working with kiddos ranging from 18 months to 8 years of age. She has worked in clinic, home, and supported her clients in their school settings. Natalie is passionate about providing individualized treatment plans to each of her clients.

Anneliese Legge M.A., BCBA - Chicago ABA Therapy

Anneliese Legge M.A., BCBA

Anneliese Legge is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst at Chicago ABA Therapy. She is originally from Indianapolis, IN and attended Indiana University for her Bachelor’s degree and earned her Master’s of Arts in Applied Behavior Analysis from Ball State University.

Anneliese has over 5 years experience in the field and has worked with individuals 2 to 19 years old. She is passionate about naturalistic teaching styles and promoting choice and fostering unique interests in each of her learners. Her favorite part of being a BCBA is getting to observe her learners’ growth in independence and confidence!

In her free time, Anneliese loves finding new coffee shops and bookstores in the city as well as long walks along the lakefront trail in the summer!

Amanda Schultz, M.A., BCBA - Chicago ABA Therapy

Amanda Schultz, M.A., BCBA

Amanda Schultz is a born-and-raised Chicagoan who received her bachelors degree in special education from the University of Dayton. After spending a few years working as a resource teacher, Amanda started working at Chicago ABA Therapy and pursuing her masters degree in Applied Behavior Analysis at Ball State University. She has experience working with clients ages 2 to 7 as well as working in the home and clinical settings. Her favorite part about being a BCBA is seeing the growth her clients make and knowing that she is making a difference in their lives.

Fun fact: In college, Amanda spent a summer studying abroad in Angers, France where she communicated primarily in French and got to go on fun excursions!

Courtney McCann, M.A., BCBA - Chicago ABA Therapy

Courtney McCann, M.A., BCBA

Courtney McCann is a Chicago based BCBA from Northwest Indiana. She earned her Bachelors in Health Administration from the University of Southern Indiana followed by a Bachelors in Applied Behavior Analysis from FIT University. Once practicing as a BCaBA, she earned her Master’s of Arts in Special Education from Ball State University.

Courtney has been working with children with autism spectrum disorder and other related developmental delays since 2011 across a variety of settings including clinic, school, home, therapeutic pre-k and kindergarten classrooms, and Telehealth. Her passion to support children and their families really inspired her professionally, as she could not only relate from personal experiences of having a nephew on the spectrum, but knowing the impact she could make by providing education and support to families. With over 5 years of clinical experience as a BCBA, her passion is working with early learners and their families to foster communication, social, play, and daily living skills through the development of individualized treatment goals with a multidisciplinary team. Her favorite part of being a BCBA is empowering children by teaching them to communicate their wants and needs and how to be an advocate for themselves.

In her free time, Courtney enjoy’s taking advantage of all the city of Chicago has to offer. She can be found trying new restaurants, attending festivals or concerts, and cheering on her favorite sport teams.

Rubi Reynaga, M.A., BCBA - Chicago ABA Therapy

Rubi Reynaga, M.A., BCBA

Rubi Reynaga is a Chicago-based Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) with years of experience working with children with autism and related developmental delays. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Speech and Hearing Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and her Master’s degree in Applied Behavior Analysis from Ball State University.

Rubi is passionate about naturalistic teaching styles and teaching functional communication. She loves seeing her clients use the skills they learn in therapy used in their everyday lives.

In her free time, Rubi enjoys gardening, snowboarding, and trying new restaurants in the city!

Sinéad Lynch, M.S., BCBA - Chicago ABA Therapy

Sinéad Lynch, M.S., BCBA

Sinéad Lynch is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) based in Chicago. She grew up in the northwest suburbs and only recently moved into the city. She received a Bachelor of Science in psychology from Loyola University of Chicago. During her undergraduate career she spent a semester studying abroad at University College Cork in Cork, Ireland. She earned a Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology where she defended her thesis on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) to increase Behavioral Skills Training (BST) effectiveness.

Sinéad has experience working with autistic individuals between the ages of 2-21 across clinic, home, therapeutic school, and community settings. While she has experience working with a vast age range, she especially enjoys working with children. Her favorite part about being a BCBA is experiencing all the individual milestones along with her clients and their families. There are so many milestones both big and small to celebrate in one’s lifetime; she wishes she could be there for them all!

In her free time, Sinéad can be found running the lakefront or curled up with a good book!

Beck Kusiak, M.S., BCBA - Chicago ABA Therapy

Beck Kusiak, M.S., BCBA

Beck Kusiak is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) based in Chicago. She grew up in the north suburbs of Chicago, but currently lives in Logan Square. Beck received her Bachelor’s of Science in Community Health from The University of Illinois at Champaign, Urbana. After receiving her degree, she continued her education and obtained a Masters of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Throughout her time working towards her certification, she worked directly with children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder in a variety of settings (e.g., school, home, clinic).

Beck has a wide range of experience working with individuals ranging from 2 – 22 years old, but especially enjoys working with the younger kids. Her favorite part about being a BCBA is watching the growth in independence of each kid that receives services.

In her free time, Beck can be found reading a good book or taking her dog for walks at different parks throughout the city.

Kiley Jacobs, M.S., BCBA - Chicago ABA Therapy

Kiley Jacobs, M.S., BCBA

Kiley Jacobs is a Chicago based BCBA. She grew up in the North Shore of Chicago. Kiley received her undergraduate degree in Special Education at University of Tennessee – Knoxville and received her masters in Applied Behavior Analysis at Lipscomb University in Nashville, TN. She has about 8 years of experience working in ABA and has worked with kiddos from ages 2-22. Kiley loves seeing her clients learn and grow so they can become their most independent and amazing selves.

Outside of work, she loves to spend time with her siblings (Kiley is one of 8 kids!) and working on her cross stitching. Her friends and her also make it their mission to try as many new restaurants in Chicago as possible, so you can always find them somewhere new!

Nicole Bauer, M.A., BCBA - Chicago ABA Therapy

Nicole Bauer, M.A., BCBA

Originally from Michigan, Nicole is a BCBA who has over 10 years of clinical and educational experience in the field of ABA. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology at Western Michigan University where she was first introduced to ABA while completing her psychology internship. She subsequently earned her Master of Arts degree in ABA from Western Michigan University.

Nicole has experience working with a variety of populations, including children and adolescents with autism, behavior disorders, and trauma and anxiety disorders. She has provided treatment in multidisciplinary clinics, homes, schools, and residential facilities. Her favorite part about being a BCBA is celebrating her clients’ big and small achievements and watching them enjoy their learning process along the way.

In her free time, Nicole enjoys being a foodie and trying new restaurants in the city, listening to her vinyls, and tending to her cat and many plants.

Molly Robinson, M.S., BCBA - Chicago ABA Therapy

Molly Robinson, M.S., BCBA

Molly Robinson is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst at Chicago ABA Therapy. She is originally from Edina, MN and attended the University of Notre Dame for her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, continuing on to earn her Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis from the University of Galway.

With just over 5 years experience in the field of ABA, Molly is passionate about creating environments that set clients up for success and promoting independence wherever possible. Her favorite part of her job is celebrating client wins and finding creative ways to use client interests to teach new skills.

In her free time, Molly likes to go for long runs, read, and discover new coffee shops in Chicago!

Dan Kraft, M.S., BCBA - Chicago ABA Therapy

Dan Kraft, M.S., BCBA

Dan Kraft is a Chicago-based Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). He earned a Master of Education at DePaul university and a Certificate of Graduate Study in Behavior Analysis at Northern Illinois University.

As a BCBA, Dan has worked in multidisciplinary clinical and home settings with learners aged 2-15.
In his free time, Dan plays the banjo and reads a lot of history. He also enjoys baking.
Constantina Mastoracos, M.S., BCBA - Chicago ABA Therapy

Constantina Mastoracos, M.S., BCBA

Constantina is originally from Greece and moved to Chicago when she was 14 years old. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Illinois at Chicago and pursued her Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis from Pepperdine University.
Before Constantina discovered ABA, she worked as a ballet and Greek school teacher where her passion for working with kids and making learning fun and exciting grew. She has worked in the ABA field for about 4 years and has worked with a variety of learners ages 2-7.
Constantina’s favorite part of being a BCBA is celebrating her learners’ wins and establishing creative and fun environments that promote client success.
In her free time, Constantina loves to explore the city and find new restaurants and bakeries.
Hanneh Shiheiber-Gilmer, M.Ed., BCBA - Chicago ABA Therapy

Hanneh Shiheiber-Gilmer, M.Ed., BCBA

Hanneh is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. With over six years of dedicated experience as a special education teacher and more than 15 years of professional experience with children with disabilities, Hanneh is a compassionate and enthusiastic expert in the field. Her comprehensive experiences have provided her with a deep understanding of behavior analysis and its pivotal role in nurturing client success.

Hanneh received her bachelor’s degree from Southern Illinois University Carbondale in Special Education and Elementary Education and a master’s degree from Vanderbilt University in Applied Behavior Analysis and Special Education Low Incidence Disabilities. Hanneh is dedicated to establishing an inclusive and affirming environment for all individuals, emphasizing the importance of respect and positivity in her work.

She believes collaboration is important for promoting success and growth in the client’s school, home, and community.
In her free time, Hanneh enjoys rock climbing, long nature walks, and reading good books.
Alex - Chicago ABA Therapy

Alex

  • Saint Xavier University, Bachelor’s degree
  • “I love being an ABA therapist because I enjoy assisting individuals that are neurodiverse reach their full potential. The ABA field inspires me because I have the tools to promote independence in the kiddos I assist.”
Alexa - Chicago ABA Therapy

Alexa

  • Northwestern University, Bachelor’s degree
  • “A field such as ABA provides meaningful experiences that positively impact children while prioritizing and promoting accessibility. I am grateful for the opportunity to work alongside such a caring team of individuals too!”
Amber - Chicago ABA Therapy

Amber

  • Loyola University, Bachelor’s degree
  • The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Master’s degree in progress
  • “With a genuine and personable nature, combined with a professional and ambitious approach, I look forward to becoming an ABA therapist.”
Ana - Chicago ABA Therapy

Ana

  • University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), Bachelor’s degree
  • “Being an ABA therapist means to be an advocate. I love to work with the kids and see their potential.”
Andrea - Chicago ABA Therapy

Andrea

  • Universidad Tecnológica Centroamericana, Bachelor’s degree
  • “I love being an ABA Therapist because nothing compares to the feeling of your kiddos reaching important milestones thanks to ABA!”
Andy - Chicago ABA Therapy

Andy

  • Western Illinois University, Bachelor’s degree
  • Southern New Hampshire University, Master’s degree in progress
  • “I fell in love with the field so quickly. The relationship you build and the growth and progress seen in the kiddos I’ve worked with brings me so much joy. These kids are so amazing and I am so grateful that I can be part of their journey.”
Angelica - Chicago ABA Therapy

Angelica

  • Loyola University, Bachelor’s degree
  • “As an ABA therapist, I have the opportunity to impact the lives of children and families positively. Seeing their progress in communicating their needs and growing confidence inspires me daily.”
Annie - Chicago ABA Therapy

Annie

  • University of Minnesota, Bachelor’s degree
  • “I am excited to be an ABA therapist because I love to work with kids and watch as they gain new skills and achieve their goals!”
Ashley - Chicago ABA Therapy

Ashley

  • University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Bachelor’s degree
  • “My favorite part about being an ABA therapist is getting the opportunity to be apart of my kiddos lives in such an impactful way! I love being about to connect and celebrate with my clients as they learn new skills and progress in their goals. With every session you help plant a little seed and over time you get to watch it grow and thrive!”
Austeja - Chicago ABA Therapy

Austeja

  • University of Illinois Chicago, Bachelor’s degree
  • “Being apart of a child’s journey towards reaching their full potential is incredibly rewarding. I love having the opportunity to make a positive impact, and to see the progress and growth. Each day brings new lessons and it inspires me to continue learning more and make a difference in the field.”
Aylin - Chicago ABA Therapy

Aylin

  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Bachelor’s degree
  • “I enjoy being an ABA therapist because I love to be a part of the process that ensures the success and development of children!”
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
  • Capella University, Masters degree in progress
  • “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.”
Brooke - Chicago ABA Therapy

Brooke

  • Arizona State University, Bachelor’s degree in progress
  • “I’m excited to be working as an ABA therapist in order to help each child succeed and reach their full learning potential.”
Brooke - Chicago ABA Therapy

Brooke

  • Iowa State University, Bachelor’s degree
  • “I love being an ABA therapist because I am passionate about helping children build life-long skills while making meaningful connections. Seeing the progress they make each and every day is truly inspiring!”
Caitlin Allise - Chicago ABA Therapy

Caitlin Allise

  • Moody Bible Institute, Bachelor’s degree
  • “I love ABA therapy because it’s an opportunity to make a difference in a life of a child. The opportunity for personal growth and team growth inspires me as well, and I believe child lead therapy can be incredibly effective!”
Cara - Chicago ABA Therapy

Cara

  • Valparaiso University, Bachelor’s degree
  • Valparaiso University, Master’s degree
  • “My recent experiences have guided me to want to be an ABA therapist and further impact and help children with autism.”
Ceidy - Chicago ABA Therapy

Ceidy

  • Denison University, Bachelor’s degree
  • “The field of ABA therapy inspires me because it allows me to help children with developmental needs, focusing on individual care and needs.”
Chris - Chicago ABA Therapy

Chris

  • University of Kentucky, Bachelor’s degree
  • Ball State University, Masters degree in progress
  • “ABA therapy inspires me because you truly have an impact on someone’s life. You get to be a part of the progress and growth a child can make at such a young age.”
Courtney - Chicago ABA Therapy

Courtney

  • DePaul University, Bachelor’s degree
  • “I look forward to being able to guide kiddos towards developmental growth that will positively affect their lives and give them a sense of confidence and independence!”
Courtney - Chicago ABA Therapy

Courtney

  • Indiana University, Bachelor’s Degree
  • “My passion has always been to help those in need. I quickly learned that it was especially important to be a voice for those that don’t have their own.”
Danielle - Chicago ABA Therapy

Danielle

  • Purdue University, Bachelor’s degree
  • University of Texas, Master’s degree
  • “I love being an ABA therapist because of our ability to change peoples’ lives. Our field is so kind and understanding, I love being able to spread the joy to others.”
Daysia - Chicago ABA Therapy

Daysia

  • Purdue University, Bachelor’s degree
  • “Since I have become an ABA Therapist, I have enjoyed seeing the progress my clients are able to make the most. It is a wonderful feeling to be able to offer support and impactful healthcare to children and their families. I feel very honored to be able to offer these services.”
Denise - Chicago ABA Therapy

Denise

  • The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
  • “Being able to see a client’s progress is the most rewarding part of ABA.”
Diana - Chicago ABA Therapy

Diana

  • Governors State University, Bachelor’s degree
  • “I love being an ABA Therapist because I get to use my skills to help and guide children to communicate their needs and wants independently. My favorite part about being a therapist is seeing the clients progress and their aha moments throughout their therapy journey.”
Dina - Chicago ABA Therapy

Dina

  • DePaul University, Bachelor’s degree
  • “I am excited to get to know the kiddos and having the honor to witness their growth.”
Elena - Chicago ABA Therapy

Elena

  • Northeastern Illinois, Bachelor’s degree
  • Ball State University, Master’s degree
  • “I love ABA therapy because I love watching my kids learn and grow in new areas almost daily. Watching them explore and enjoy their environment makes me look at the world in a different light.”
Eliza - Chicago ABA Therapy

Eliza

  • University of North Carolina Wilmington, Bachelor’s degree
  • “This field inspires me because I hope to be apart of a world where all children get the support they need to reach all of their goals in life. I am honored to be apart of this journey.”
Ella - Chicago ABA Therapy

Ella

  • University of Wisconsin, Bachelor’s degree
  • “I am looking forward to learning new ways to support young kids!”
Elyssa - Chicago ABA Therapy

Elyssa

  • Michigan State University, Bachelor’s degree
  • “I’ve always known I wanted to pursue a career thats focus is helping others!”
Emily - Chicago ABA Therapy

Emily

  • Roger Williams University, Bachelor’s degree
  • “Children are such a fun and exciting population to work with, and seeing their progress through ABA is very fulfilling!”
Faith - Chicago ABA Therapy

Faith

  • California State University, Bachelor’s degree
  • Arizona State University, Master’s degree in progress
  • “I enjoy being an ABA therapist because I love helping others and working in a career that has a meaningful impact on others. This field inspires me to be a better person because it requires me to have patience, empathy, and dedication to those in need. My favorite part of being a therapist is the relationships I build with clients, coworkers, etc.”
Faye - Chicago ABA Therapy

Faye

  • King’s College London, Bachelor’s degree
  • Endicott College, Master’s degree in progress
  • “I love being an ABA Therapist because it allows me to give the clients I work with the best opportunities to access all of life’s greatest reinforcers! My favorite part of ABA is shaping behavior and seeing clients make small behavior changes that end up making a huge difference in their lives.”
Gabe - Chicago ABA Therapy

Gabe

  • Loyola University, Bachelor’s degree
  • “Having a positive and effective role in kids lives is very exciting for me”
Hadley - Chicago ABA Therapy

Hadley

  • Providence College, Bachelor’s degree
  • “I love being able to see positive growth and helping clients reach their goals.”
Hannah - Chicago ABA Therapy

Hannah

  • Indiana University, Bachelor’s Degree
  • “I love being an ABA Therapist because I have always been passionate about helping kids and seeing them reach their full potential. It’s so rewarding to see the progress made each day.”
Isabel - Chicago ABA Therapy

Isabel

  • Illinois State University, Bachelor’s degree
  • “I love working with kids and being able to further my knowledge in the field that I aspire to work in.”
Jack - Chicago ABA Therapy

Jack

  • Waubonsee Community College, degree in progress
  • “ABA therapy gives children the necessary skills to foster independence and create a successful life for themselves in all aspects of society. We are here to consistently learn, listen, guide, and advocate for those on the spectrum, while adapting to the ever changing role ABA plays in reaching the goals we set out to achieve.”
Jada - Chicago ABA Therapy

Jada

  • Indiana State University, Bachelor’s degree
  • National Louis University, Master’s degree in progress
  • “I love being an ABA Therapist because we work to improve lives everyday. My favorite part is being able to watch the growth of a child over time and being apart of their support system.”
Jae - Chicago ABA Therapy

Jae

  • Northeastern Illinois University, Bachelor’s degree
  • “I wanted to continue working in the ABA field because I wanted to have a positive impact on the lives of kids with autism.”
Jake - Chicago ABA Therapy

Jake

  • University of Wisconsin, Bachelor’s degree
  • “I am extremely excited to continue to learn more and make connections with our kiddos!”
Jen - Chicago ABA Therapy

Jen

  • The College of Wooster, Bachelor’s degree
  • The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Master’s degree in progress
  • “My favorite part about being an ABA therapist is watching kids gain independence and confidence in their daily lives!”
Jennifer - Chicago ABA Therapy

Jennifer

  • Indiana University, Bachelor’s degree
  • “There’s nothing I love more than being able to help a child succeed and reach their fullest potential.”
Jo - Chicago ABA Therapy

Jo

  • Purdue University, Bachelor’s degree
  • “I love being and ABA therapist because everyday there is something to be celebrated. Being an advocate for the children I work with is so special to me. I love seeing my clients explore their world through play and forming relationships.”
Jordan - Chicago ABA Therapy

Jordan

  • Southern Utah University, Bachelor’s degree
  • “I love working with the kids and seeing how much of a change they can make!”
Josh - Chicago ABA Therapy

Josh

  • North Park University, Bachelor’s degree
  • “I love being an ABA Therapist because working with this demographic of kiddos brings me so much joy.”
Justin - Chicago ABA Therapy

Justin

  • University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Bachelor’s Degree
  • “I am excited to help those in our community grow and learn as they also continue to teach me new things. I love working for the community as well as being apart of a team that is continually achieving new goals.”
Kaitlyn - Chicago ABA Therapy

Kaitlyn

  • Illinois State University, Bachelor’s degree
  • Ball State University, Master’s degree in progress
  • “I love being an ABA therapist because I get to see daily progress for each client I work with. It is so empowering to see the growth happen in real time for them and their families.”
Karen - Chicago ABA Therapy

Karen

  • University of Illinois Chicago, Bachelor’s degree
  • “I love ABA because we get to see our learners develop foundational skills they will continue to use and what better way to learn them than through fun!”
Kat - Chicago ABA Therapy

Kat

  • Marquette University, Bachelor’s degree
  • “This field inspires me to be creative and have an open mind to the different learning techniques this field requires. It inspires me to always have hope and courage for yourself and others.”
Kate - Chicago ABA Therapy

Kate

  • University of Iowa, Bachelor’s degree
  • “I’m passionate about promoting inclusivity, empowering individuals to reach their full potential, and being a part of a community dedicated to positive change.”
Kate - Chicago ABA Therapy

Kate

  • College of Wooster, Bachelor’s degree
  • Ball State University, Master’s degree in progress
  • “I love helping people and working with kids. One of my goals in my career is to make a difference in the lives of individuals, no matter what way that may be.”
Katie - Chicago ABA Therapy

Katie

  • Ball State University, Bachelor’s Degree
  • Florida Institute of Technology, Master’s Degree in progress
  • “One of my favorite parts of being an ABA therapist is getting to help my friends reach their goals. I love how rewarding the job is with the kiddos.”
Kirstyn - Chicago ABA Therapy

Kirstyn

  • University of Illinois Chicago, Bachelor’s degree
  • “In my experience as an ABA therapist, my joy comes from seeing the positive transformations in my clients’ behavior, knowing that I play a crucial role in their development. The collaborative and dynamic aspects of the job add to the sense of fulfillment, making each day meaningful.”
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Kortney

  • Illinois State University, Bachelor’s degree
  • “I love being an ABA Therapist because I get to help and experience the kiddos grow and gain confidence!”
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Krislanny

  • University of Minnesota, Bachelor’s degree
  • “My favorite part about being a therapist to young kids is that it brings out my inner child!”
Kristin - Chicago ABA Therapy

Kristin

  • Indiana University, Bachelor’s degree
  • “It is both exciting and rewarding to make an impact in the lives of these children. As an ABA therapist, I love watching these kids grow and thrive!”
Lauren - Chicago ABA Therapy

Lauren

  • Michigan State University, Bachelor’s degree
  • “Building connections, making a positive impact on children’s lives, and seeing them grow makes being an ABA therapist so rewarding!”
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Lauren

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, Bachelor’s degree
  • Ball State University, Master’s degree in progress
  • “One of the main reasons I love being an ABA therapist is the ability to see the impacts I can make on my clients at such a formative age of their development.”
Lauren - Chicago ABA Therapy

Lauren

  • University of Wisconsin, Bachelor’s degree
  • “I love being an ABA therapist because I love forming connections with the kids I work with while helping them become more independent in their daily lives. One of my favorite parts of being a therapist is being a part of a child’s support system and celebrating their success!”
Luna - Chicago ABA Therapy

Luna

  • DePaul University, Bachelor’s degree
  • “I enjoy having the opportunity to take a look into the way clients process information, play, and communicate. It brings me joy when I fully understand them and therefore have the opportunity to be a better therapist.”
Makenna - Chicago ABA Therapy

Makenna

  • Northern Illinois University, Bachelor’s degree
  • Ball State University, Master’s degree in progress
  • “My favorite part of ABA is watching kids develop new skills and grow in a fun environment. Being able to teach in a creative way that fun for both the kid and I is incredibly rewarding. I love getting to collaborate with other people to come up with new ideas and teaching styles.”
Marianna - Chicago ABA Therapy

Marianna

  • Loyola University, Bachelor’s degree
  • “I have a passion for ABA because I love working with children and helping them grow and learn to reach their full potential.”
Maryam - Chicago ABA Therapy

Maryam

  • Illinois State University, Bachelor’s degree
  • Ball State University, Master’s degree in progress
  • “Throughout my years of observation and experience, I witnessed first hand how much of a positive difference ABA can have. I look forward to continue being part of that positive change with CABAT!”
Maya - Chicago ABA Therapy

Maya

  • Purdue University, Bachelor’s degree
  • “All of my personal passions revolve around communication and interaction, so if I am able to assist a child in gaining the confidence and tools to execute those things, I have come full circle!”
Michelle - Chicago ABA Therapy

Michelle

  • Stanbridge University, Degree in progress
  • “I’m passionate about being in the field of ABA because I love seeing the progress these kids make everyday! I am grateful to be apart of the kiddos support system it’s something I look forward to everyday.”
Michelle - Chicago ABA Therapy

Michelle

  • University of Missouri, Bachelor’s degree
  • Purdue Global University, Master’s degree in progress
  • “I love being able to spend time with the kiddos and see how we are making a difference in a fun and interactive environment.”
Morgan - Chicago ABA Therapy

Morgan

  • Colorado State University, Bachelor’s degree
  • “I really enjoy working with children and families in this field because you get to witness amazing growth and change everyday! I am inspired by this job because I love helping children and their families see their potential through focusing on their individual strengths.”
Natalie - Chicago ABA Therapy

Natalie

  • Rosary College, Bachelor’s degree
  • Dominican University, Master’s degree
  • “What I love about being an ABA therapist is seeing the look in a child’s eyes when a connection is made. What inspired me about this field is assisting children to become more independent.”
Neisha - Chicago ABA Therapy

Neisha

  • DePaul University, Bachelor’s degree
  • “My favorite part of ABA therapy is having fun while helping kiddos reach their fullest potential. I am a servant leader and it is rewarding to make a difference through active, empathetic and compassionate engagement.”
Nhi - Chicago ABA Therapy

Nhi

  • Loyola University, Bachelor’s degree
  • “I love being an ABA therapist because I can spend time with the kiddos while having fun! Being an advocate, role model, and friend has a lot of meaning and positive impacts on both the kids and my life as well.”
Nikolina - Chicago ABA Therapy

Nikolina

  • Illinois University, Bachelor’s degree
  • “After pursuing a degree in psychology, I found a passion for helping others and found myself gravitating toward wanting to work with children on a deeper level. Just to benefit even one child’s life enough to make a positive impact and see growth is rewarding enough!”
Nora - Chicago ABA Therapy

Nora

  • University of Kansas, Bachelor’s degree
  • “I love being an ABA therapist because it allows me to make a meaningful difference in children’s lives as I support them in reaching their highest potential.”
Olivia - Chicago ABA Therapy

Olivia

  • University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point, Bachelor’s degree
  • “I love having fun with the kiddos and it’s always amazing to see them grow and gain new skills.”
Olivia - Chicago ABA Therapy

Olivia

  • Loyola University, Bachelor’s degree
  • “I’m excited to make a positive impact on the lives of the kiddos I work with!”
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.”
Rachel - Chicago ABA Therapy

Rachel

  • Michigan State University, Bachelor’s degree
  • Ball State University, Master’s degree in progress
  • “Being an ABA therapist is rewarding because it offers the opportunity to witness the transformative progress of individuals with autism, celebrating their achievements in communication, behavior, and social skills. The sense of fulfillment comes from making a meaningful impact on the lives of clients and their families, fostering positive change through evidence-based interventions.”
Rivka - Chicago ABA Therapy

Rivka

  • Charter Oak State College, Bachelor’s degree
  • Manhattenville College, Master’s degree in progress
  • “I really enjoy being an ABA therapist because it allows me to work with children and have an impact on their lives and help assist them in becoming active members of society”
Sadie - Chicago ABA Therapy

Sadie

  • University of Illinois Chicago, Bachelor’s degree
  • “Something that inspires me about the field of ABA is that not only do you learn about others, but you also learn about yourself through the process. I love how dynamic this field is!”
Sam - Chicago ABA Therapy

Sam

  • Washington University in St. Louis, Bachelor’s degree
  • George Mason University, Master’s degree in progress
  • “When I found ABA, I knew this was the path for me. I am very excited to continue within this field and see where it takes me.”
Sam - Chicago ABA Therapy

Sam

  • University of Arizona, Bachelor’s degree
  • “ABA inspires me because you get to see growth, development, and a positive impact being made in an individuals life.”
Sam - Chicago ABA Therapy

Sam

  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Bachelor’s degree
  • “I love how much I learn from the kids I work with as they also learn from me! I am very dedicated to their success, and it’s so great to be able to watch them grow.”
Talia - Chicago ABA Therapy

Talia

  • Miami University, Bachelor’s degree
  • “As someone who is passionate about disability studies and mental/emotional wellbeing, being apart of a team that provides evidence-based treatment will allow me to grow as a therapist and a person.”
Trey - Chicago ABA Therapy

Trey

  • Eastern Michigan University, Bachelor’s degree
  • “My favorite part of being an ABA therapist is getting to know the clients personalities and how their therapy plans are specific to them.”
Venessa - Chicago ABA Therapy

Venessa

  • Stony Brook University, Bachelor’s degree
  • Arizona State University, Master’s degree
  • “What I love most about ABA therapy is that it can lead to positive and meaningful changes in a learners life. It promotes growth, independence, and helps support the community of individuals committed to seeing our little friends thrive.”
Victoria - Chicago ABA Therapy

Victoria

  • University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Bachelor’s degree
  • “Seeing the tremendous positive social interaction that these children are having is a huge inspiration to me! I also know that we as ABA therapists can help these kiddos succeed even when it may be a small step, it is so rewarding.”
Victoria - Chicago ABA Therapy

Victoria

  • Eastern Illinois University, Bachelor’s degree
  • “I am passionate about being an ABA therapist because I love working with my kids. Watching them develop new skills and grow through the process is very rewarding and amazing to watch.”

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