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.