Alyssa Espinoza, MA
Alyssa graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Governors State University in 2014. While completing her undergraduate degree, Alyssa was published in the Encyclopedia of Marriage, Family, and Couples Counseling on her entry of “Avoidance.” She worked as a Registered Behavior Technician in a therapeutic day school for 3 years servicing children and teenagers with a wide variety of disabilities. She recently graduated from Aurora University with a Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis.
Alyssa’s capstone project for her graduate program focused on staff training utilizing Behavioral Skills Training (BST.) While completing her master’s degree, she also worked as a line therapist in the clinic and home setting.
In 2014 Alyssa volunteered to participate in a mission trip to Nicaragua where she assisted in the behavior management program for a therapeutic day school servicing children with disabilities.
Alyssa specializes in adapting varies programs to each client’s specific needs, antecedent interventions, and crisis behaviors. She also has experience with supporting and formulating IEP goals, staff training, and use of a variety of communication methods including American Sign Language and PECS (Picture Communication Systems.)