“I enjoy being part of a person’s progress and growth. Not only being able to teach, but to help our clients and their families through ABA is a very rewarding experience. “
Kelley is AST’s Clinical Director for the greater Sacramento area. Kelley received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Auburn University and her master’s degree in Applied Behavior Analysis from Florida Institute of Technology. She conducted her graduate thesis on feeding, specifically on increasing the consumption of non-preferred foods in children with developmental disabilities who are at risk for obesity. Kelley began her career with AST in 2013 when she relocated from Florida to California. In Florida, Kelley worked as a lead teacher in a private school using the principles of ABA to teach academics, social skills and foundational classroom skills to children with developmental disabilities. Additionally, Kelley worked as a primary therapist in a clinic setting. Kelley is a board certified behavior analyst (BCBA).