ABA TherapyChildren’s Services Staff 
The Institute’s extensive professional staff enables us to deliver quality services in all facets of our children’s programs regardless of location. Internal professional development activities and forums for exchanging information provide a supportive and productive atmosphere for growth and clinical innovation.

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To learn more about BCBA certification click on the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) emblem. The board is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation established in 1998 to meet professional credentialing needs identified by behavior analysts, governments, and consumers of behavior analysis services.

Susan Sczerzenie, Ph.D., BCBA-D Susan Sczerzenie Director of Quality Assurance

Zbigniew Golonka Ph.D., BCBA-D Zbigniew Golonka Connecticut Director of Behavioral Services

Barry Morgenstern, Ph.D., BCBA-D Barry Morgenstern Connecticut Director of Research

Le’Ann Milinder, Ph.D., BCBA-D Le'Ann Milinder New Hampshire State Director

Liz Lyons Sellinger, Ph.D., BCBA-D Liz Lyons Sellinger Connecticut Director of Education and Behavior Analysis Services

David Gallaway, Ph.D., BCBA-D David Gallaway Connecticut Autism Program Director

Lauren D. Swensen-Meade, Ph.D., BCBA-D Lauren Swensen Meade Connecticut Clinical Coordinator

Tom Murphy, M.S.W., LCSW Tom Murphy Connecticut Director of Program Operations

Jen Fritsch, M.A., BCBA Jen Fritsch Maryland Clinical Director

Kristen Colyer, M.S., BCBA, LBA Kristen Colyer Maryland Director of Children’s Services

Sherry Lynn MacNeil, M.Ed., BCBA, LABA Sherry Lynn MacNeil Massachusetts Clinical Director

Peg Chaffee, M.A., BCBA Peg Chaffee New Hampshire Clinical Director 

Danielle Adams, M.Ed., BCBA Danielle Adams Connecticut Lincoln Program Clinical Coordinator

Lauren Blackmore, M.Ed., BCBA Lauren Blackmore Connecticut Clinical Coordinator

Erica Carroll, M.Ed., BCBA Erica Carroll Connecticut School-Based Autism & Behavioral Programs Clinician 

Kathryn Cyr, M.Ed., BCBA Kathryn Cyr Connecticut Clinical Coordinator

Diane Dean, M.S., BCBA Diane Dean Connecticut Clinical Coordinator Autism Program

Trina Sarah Dizon, M.A., BCBA Trina Sarah Dizon Connecticut Autism Program Clinical Coordinator

Tracey Easton, M.S., BCBA Tracey Easton Connecticut Autism Program Clinical Coordinator

Stephanie Esteves, M.A., BCBA Stephanie Esteves Connecticut Quality Enhancement Associate

Patricia Fitzsimons-Austin, M.A., BCBA Patricia Fitzsimons-Austin Connecticut Program Director

Heather Gagliardo, M.A., BCBA Heather Gagliardo Connecticut Autism Program Clinical Coordinator

Dave Gallagher, M.S.W., LCSW, Dave Gallagher Connecticut Therapeutic Foster Care Program Manger Permanency Services

Christy George, LMFT Christy George Connecticut Youth & Family Resource Manager Permanency Services

Kara Hann, M.A., BCBA Kara Hann Connecticut Clinical Coordinator Autism Program

Liz Hatzenbuhler, M.S., BCBA Liz Hatzenbuhler Connecticut Autism Program Clinical Coordinator

Brian Kelly, M.A., BCBA Brian Kelly Connecticut Autism Program Clinical Coordinator

Kim Lachowicz, M.S., BCBA Kim Lachowicz Connecticut Clinical Coordinator School Consultation  

Bonnie Montague, M.Ed., BCBA Bonnie Montague New Hampshire Clinical Coordinator

Julie Nichols, M.A., BCBA Julie Nichols Connecticut Autism Program Clinical Coordinator

Bethany Perra, M.Ed.,BCBA Bethany Perra Connecticut Autism Program Clinical Coordinator

Mary Polino-Testone, M.Ed. Mary Polino-Testone Connecticut Autism Program Clinical Coordinator

Christine Rebelo, M.S., BCBA Christine Rebelo Connecticut Autism Program Clinical Coordinator

Amy Rheaume, M.Ed., BCBA Amy Rheaume New Hampshire Clinical Coordinator

Tamara Shook, M.Ed., BCBA Tamara Shook Connecticut Autism Program Clinical Coordinator

Erica Smith, M.S., BCBA Erica Smith Connecticut Autism Program Director

Mary Thompson, M.A., BCBA Mary Thompson Connecticut Clinical Coordinator School Consultation

Elizabeth Wasilewski, M.S., BCBA Elizabeth Wasilewski Connecticut Clinical Coordinator Autism Program