We are currently servicing Wellington County and Kitchener/Waterloo.
Amber is a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA) with a Master’s of Education Curriculum and Instruction (Applied Behaviour Analysis) and is a Registered Social Service Worker (RSSW). As a BCBA, Amber follows the evidence-based intervention of ABA. ABA focuses on using reinforcement to improve a variety of behaviours that can range from injury to self or others, routines, school refusal, emotional regulation, social skills, transitions to adulthood and more. Amber can analyze behaviours and create an intervention plan to help you or your child navigate their world in a more functional way.
Amber understands that parents are the experts on their children and therefore she works collaboratively with parents to teach them the skills necessary to reach goals as a family. ABA is a short term intervention and uses a mediator model of intervention that empowers parents to learn along with their child to arm parents with the skills to continue intervention after its completion.
Amber has experience working with people diagnosed with
Anika is a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA) with experience working with individuals ranging in age from 18 months to 35 years old with a variety of exceptionalities. She has worked in clinic settings, home-based therapy, and in the school board. She has a Master of Education in Applied Behaviour Analysis from Arizona State University, a graduate diploma in Autism and Behavioural Science from Conestoga College, and a Bachelor of Arts from Brock University with coursework in education, linguistics, kinesiology and child studies.
Anika is particularly passionate about working with children and young adults with Autism, as she is also the parent of an amazing young man with ASD. Her passion lies in working with families to empower parents and caregivers to help implement ABA strategies to address skill deficits and challenging behaviours with their children.