Behaviour Analysis North

Agency Description

Behaviour Analysis North has been providing services to individuals on the autism spectrum and their families since 2014.

Our team of behaviour analysts and social workers are here to help.

 

 

 

Therapist Descriptions

 

Kim Morris, BCBA

“My name is Kim Morris and I’m a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA). I supervise a team of Behaviour Therapists who provide a wide range of services in Northern Ontario.

I hold an M.A. in Behaviour Analysis and a B.A. in psychology. I have been working with individuals with neurodevelopmental disorders since 2003 in a variety of roles.

I am dedicated to building capacity within our communities and supporting individuals and families through a variety of services and programs.”

Natasha Cloutier, BA

“My name is Natasha Cloutier. I have a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Laurentian University and have completed the Autism and Behaviour Science program.

I have 6 years of experience in the field of ABA. I am a kind-hearted therapist who really enjoys working with children of all ages.

My best experiences in ABA have been working in group settings. I have a special interest in using my creativity to run group activities and I also enjoy sharing my knowledge and experience with families.”

Sylvie Kennedy, BA, BCABA

“Hi, my name is Sylvie Kennedy! I graduated with a BA in Psychology, and I am currently completing a Masters of Professional Education in Applied Behaviour Analysis online through Western University. I’ve been working in the field since January 2014.

I’m the Associate Clinical Supervisor at Behaviour Analysis North, and a Board Certified Assistant Behaviour Analyst since May 2019. I’m really passionate about helping kids and their families here in our community, and throughout Northern Ontario.

My special interests include play, functional communication and feeding. I’m looking forward to working with you and your child!”

Claudia Manoni, BA

“Hello, my name is Claudia Manoni and I am a Behaviour Therapist with Behaviour Analysis North in Sudbury, Ontario. I have been working in the field for the past 15 years; providing ABA and evidence based services to families, schools and members of the community.

I received my Bachelors degree in Psychology (2005) and have completed the Autism and Behavioural Science program at Confederation College. I have gained a multitude of knowledge and experience throughout my career while supporting both adults and children with a diverse range of strengths and abilities.

I am passionate about my work and look forward to getting to know you and your family.”

Stephanie McGuire, BA

“My name is Stephanie McGuire and I have worked in the field for the past 16 years with both children and adults. My experience ranges from intensive behavioural supports, community based applied behavioural analysis, and community residential support services.

I have graduated from the Developmental Services Worker program, hold a BA in Psychology and I have completed the Autism and Behaviour Science program.

I enjoy working with a variety of different learners from early to advanced and have experience working with children within schools to help integrate them from intensive services to the classroom.”

Veronica Mejia Valle, BA

“My name is Veronica Mejia Valle. I graduated with a BA in Psychology and a Behavioural Science Technician Postgraduate Diploma. I have more than 10 years of experience working with adults and children in the field of mental health, rehabilitation, adherence to medical treatment and ASD.

One of my many interests is the study of sleep and coronary disorders understood them from a behaviour analytic perspective which inspired me to learn more about biofeedback and its uses in the treatment of those disorders.

Currently, as a Behaviour Therapist my main purpose is helping every family and child I work with to create new skills to overcome daily challenges and improve their quality of life.”

R.J. Ryan, MA, BCABA

“Hi, my name is R.J. Ryan, and I’ve been working in the field for over 6 years now. I previously graduated with a BA (hons) in Psychology, an MA in Experimental Psychology, and I’ve recently obtained a Post Baccalaureate Diploma in Applied Behaviour Analysis and became certified as a Board Certified Assistant Behaviour Analyst.

Although I enjoy working with all ages, my favourite population to work with are teenagers.”

Leanne Bilinsky, BSW, BCABA

“My name is Leanne Bilinsky, I’m a Registered Social Worker and Board Certified Assistant Behaviour Analyst at Behaviour Analysis North.

I graduated with a Honours Bachelor’s degree in Social Work and have a diploma in Autism and Behavioural Science.

I’ve been working in the field for over 10 years and am dedicated in supporting children and their families in reaching their goals.”

Joceylne Belanger, BSW

“My name is Jocelyne Belanger. I’m a Registered Social Worker at Behaviour Analysis North.

I graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work and am dedicated to supporting children and their families in reaching their goals.”