Ms. Kilhefner graduated from Millersville University in 2011 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. She has volunteered with Big Brother Big Sister providing academic and social assistance to students and has worked in a Behavioral Facility providing direct care in a residential setting.  She has experience working with children that have behavioral disorders and Autism Spectrum Disorder. Ms. Kilhefner hopes to pursue her BCBA in the future.

Breanna Smith, BS, RBT

Registered Behavior Technician

Board Certified Behavior Analysts

PROVIDERS

Registered Behavior Technicians

Jennifer Harrington, MAT, BCBA
Board Certified Behavior Analyst

Ms. Hamilton received a Bachelor's of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Florida, and completed her MS in Counseling at Nova Southeastern University, in the Advanced Applied Behavior Analysis track. She worked with children as a preschool and VPK teacher for 6 years and has worked with children with Autism Spectrum Disorders for 6 years in home and school settings. 

Ms. Hughes received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Mount Vernon Nazarene University in Ohio. During her undergraduate, she worked as a Counselor at a camp for children with various Behavioral Disorders. After completing an internship working with adjudicated youth through Outward Bound, Ms. Hughes began providing in-home Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy through Nationwide Children's Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders.  She has had experience working with a wide age range of individuals on the Autism Spectrum.  She received her Masters of Science in Psychology, with an emphasis in ABA at Kaplan University and went on to complete her full board certification.

Mrs. Dyce is a Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst with a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology. She graduated from the University of Central Florida in 2005 and obtained her certificate in Behavior Analysis with Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Technologies in 2006. Ms. Dyce has worked with children with developmental disabilities using the techniques and applications of applied behavior analysis for over six years. She has experience developing and implementing behavior plans, data collection and reporting, and training others on topics related to ABA.  Mrs. Dyce is currently pursuing her Master's degree in Psychology with an emphasis in ABA.  

Ms. Smith graduated from the University of Central Florida in 2014 with a BS in Communication Sciences and Disorders. As a senior in college, she started working as a Cognitive Therapist at an Academic intervention and Cognitive Therapy Center where she continued to work after graduation. In addition to her work as a Cognitive Therapist with children of all ages and skill levels, she worked as a student shadow for a boy with autism where she modified his curriculum and implemented his behavior plan. Ms. Smith is currently pursuing her Master's degree in Psychology with a concentration in Applied Behavior Analysis through Kaplan University. She intends to obtain her Board Certification in Behavior Analysis. 

Mrs. Moore graduated from the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Psychology.  She became interested in Autism Spectrum Disorders during her studies of exceptional children.  She has been an active volunteer in the Brevard Public School system working with the autistism unit and the art department. She received her Master's Degree in Psychology, with an emphasis in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) through Kaplan University. 

Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analysts

Ashley Flynn-Privett, MS, BCBA
Board Certified Behavior Analyst

Carolyn Kienzle, MSP, BCBA
Board Certified Behavior Analyst

Mrs. Flynn-Privett received her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Frances Marion University in Florence, South Carolina. There she conducted research on Attachment Theories.  Since 2009, Ashley has experiences working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, adults with Dementia, ADHD, OCD, Chromosomal disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Intellectual Disabilities, and specific Learning Disabilities. In 2012, she received her Masters of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis at the Florida Institute of Technology and became received her board certification. She continues to provide services to a wide range of disabilities as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). 

Casey Gardner, BS, RBT

Registered Behavior Technician

Ms. Clegg graduated from Florida Institute of Technology in 2012 with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a minor in Biology. Ms. Clegg began working with individuals with autism 3 years ago. During her time at FIT, she helped revitalize the Best Buddies program on campus and was the president for two years. She has worked with children on developing social skills and has had experience working with children in an in-home setting. Ms. Clegg is currently pursuing Master's Degree in Applied Behavior Analysis and is working to obtain her Board Certification in Behavior Analysis. 

Ms. Kienzle received her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Flagler College in St. Augustine, Florida. She worked for two summers in an Easter Seals summer camp, providing one-on-one respite care for individuals of all ages with varying intellectual and physical abilities. She originally became interested in working with children with special needs while volunteering and later interning in an ESE classroom at Webster Elementary School. She continues to provide services to a wide range of disabilities throughout her time working with individuals with special needs.  She received her Masters of Science in Psychology, with an emphasis in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) at Kaplan University and went on to complete her full board certification. 

Samantha Clegg, BS, RBT

Registered Behavior Technician

Staci Dyce, BA, BCaBA

Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst

Kayla Nikolaus, BS, RBT

Registered Behavior Technician

Mrs. Harrington received her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology at the University of South Carolina. She went on to receive her Masters in Arts and Teaching in Special Education at the University of South Carolina with a focus on severe and multiple disabilities.  In addition, she is a fully Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and, for the past 15 years, has worked privately providing in-home Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy to a variety of children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Mrs. Harrington has experience as a special education teacher in South Carolina public schools teaching 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Currently, she is the Clinical Director of Therapeutic Services at Everyday ABA, Behavioral Specialist for Space Coast Early Steps assessing and developing Early Intervention programs for children ages 0-3, and lastly she continues to provide direct service and supervisory services to children and adults with Autism, Aspergers, ADHD, specific Learning Disabilities, and Intellectual Disabilities. Mrs. Harrington is currently pursuing her PhD at the University of Florida in the area of Special Education and Early Childhood Studies.

Mara Hughes, MSP, BCBA
Board Certified Behavior Analyst

Tara Hamilton, MS, BCBA
Board Certified Behavior Analyst

Mr. Gardner received his Bachelor of Science in Clinical Psychology from the Florida Institute of Technology. During his undergraduate years, he interned and was employed at the Scott Center for Autism Treatment located on the Melbourne Florida Tech Campus. There he worked with individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders and individuals with similar characteristics. Mr. Gardner also has experience providing in-home Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy to children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. He hopes to continue his education in the future, gaining a Psy-D in Clinical Child Psychology and/or a BCBA certification.  Mr. Gardner is currently pursuing his Master's degree in Psychology with an emphasis in ABA.  

​Heidi Chasteen, MS, BCBA

Board Certified Behavior Analyst

Mrs. Schimkus graduated from Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts in 2006 with a BA in English and Communications. She began working as a Cognitive Trainer at Learning Rx where she worked with a variety of children with Autism and other intellectual disabilities. In addition to her work as a Cognitive Trainer, she worked privately with children with Autism for the past 9 years.  Ms. Schimkus is currently pursuing her Master's degree in Clinical Psychology with a concentration in Counseling through Walden University. She is currently enrolled in classes to obtain her Board Certification in Behavior Analysis. 

Priscilla Schimkus, BS, RBT

Registered Behavior Technician