Nathan Searle, MS, BCBA
Nate is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. Nate’s addicted to the process of behavior change, the science he loves and using it to create effective progress in students’ lives. In 14 years he’s been given the opportunity to support numerous students with various disabilities and difficult profiles. Nate is adept at analyzing behavior, putting effective interventions into place that bring about appropriate and functional change. He has worked in various capacities in British Columbia and the Yukon. Nate is an Associate with the Crisis Prevention Institute. Nate’s current areas of research include anxiety, fitness and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.
Bernadette Marzo, MS, BCBA
Bernadette Marzo is a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst who designs and implements individualized Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) programs for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). She obtained her Masters degree from Sage Colleges, Troy, New York, in ABA specializing in Autism and a Graduate Academic Certificate in ABA from the University of North Texas. She has been working with children with ASD and their families for over 15 years in the Lower Mainland. Her years of experience have offered her many opportunities to collaborate not only amongst her peers but also with other disciplines.
Michelle de Beer, MS
Michelle obtained her Master’s degree in Applied Behaviour Analysis from St. Cloud State University. She has over 15 years experience in the field of ABA and ASD, gaining extensive training, supervision, and experience to a senior consultant level for 7½ years with the UK Young Autism Project (a replication site as part of the UCLA multi-site project) in London, England. Michelle has also published research on comparing teaching methodologies in the European Journal of Behavior Analysis. Since returning to
Vancouver in 2011, she has worked with children and teens in the lower mainland and the Yukon. Michelle specializes in intensive home-based ABA programs and training staff and parents in behavioural techniques and principles to create lasting behaviour change.
Connie Ng, MEd, BCBA
Connie Ng is a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA) who obtained her Master of Education with a concentration in Autism and Developmental Disabilities from the University of British Columbia. She has been working with children with Autism for over 10 years in home based ABA programs and teaching teenagers with developmental disabilities in a classroom setting for the past 5 years. Connie works in close collaboration with the family and other team members to successfully develop and implement technically sound and contextually appropriate support plans that improve student behaviour and quality of life.
Andy Harrison, MS, BCBA
Andy Harrison is a behaviour analyst currently building his experience base under supervision before becoming an independent Behaviour Consultant. Andy earned a Master’s degree in Applied Behaviour Analysis from St. Cloud State University in May 2015 and has 10 years of experience working with students with autism. Andy has worked with a range of students with various skill sets and levels of challenging behavior. Andy is available to design home-based and school-based support plans for children and adolescents with autism.
Maria Turner, MA, BCBA
Maria has been working in the field of Applied Behaviour Analysis for over 9 years, with the majority of her experience with early intervention and elementary school-aged students with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Maria is a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA), with a Masters of Arts degree from the University of British Columbia (Special Education – Autism and Developmental Disabilities concentration). Maria’s masters’ thesis research involved comparing several strategies to teach receptive language to children with ASD. Maria has presented research at conferences locally and internationally, has published research in behaviour analytic journals, and has served on the board of the British Columbia Association for Behaviour Analysis. She has experience designing home-based applied behaviour analysis programs to manage problem behaviour, and teach social, communication, and self-help skills, for a variety of ages ranges, profiles, and settings.She has experience designing home-based applied behaviour analysis programs to manage problem behaviour, and teach social, communication, and self-help skills, for a variety of ages ranges, profiles, and settings.