Our Team

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Maura Wamsley, MA, BCBA

Owner, Regional Clinical Director: Glenwood Springs

Maura received her BA in English from Lake Erie College and her MA in educational psychology from Kent State University. She has been a Board Certified Behavior Analyst since 2010.

Maura has worked with individuals with autism and developmental disabilities since her undergraduate years. She has also worked with individuals with dual diagnoses and severe behaviors. Maura's research interests include verbal behavior skill acquisition in early learners, OBM, and assessment and diagnostics of autism spectrum disorders and developmental disabilities. 

If you are on the Western Slope, please contact Maura with questions about your child's therapy and goals. 

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Meredith Loscialpo, MS, BCBA

Practice Director

Meredith received her BS in elementary education from Towson University in 2006 and her MS in behavior analysis from Simmons College in 2012. She has been a Board Certified Behavior Analyst since 2012. Meredith has worked with individuals with autism ages 18 months to 16 years. She brings a wealth of knowledge in practice management and clinical oversight to the company. In her spare time, Meredith enjoys spending time with her husband, son, and dog. She loves to listen to ABA podcasts.

Please contact Meredith about funding, schedules, and general questions.

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Liesa Scholze, MA

Care Coordinator

Liesa received her BA in occupational therapy from Grosshennersdorf College and her MA in social work from Hochschule Zittau/ Goerlitz in her native country of Germany. 

She assists families in navigating the complicated funding structures in Colorado to ensure that children are receiving all the care and funding streams that they require. She also facilitates coordination among service providers and doctors to create collaborative and cohesive care for our clients. She often works remotely from her sweet riverside home above Aspen on Independence Pass. 

Please contact Liesa if you have questions about funding streams, applying for Medicaid, or care coordination. 

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Rachel Meech, MS, BCBA

Regional Clinical Director: Northern Denver

Rachel received her BS in communication sciences and disorders from Florida State University and her MS in applied behavior analysis from Sage Colleges. She has been a Board Certified Behavior Analyst since 2017. 

Rachel has experience working with children of all ages. Her research interests include diagnostic assessments and implementation of effective parent training. 

Please contact Rachel with any questions about your child’s therapy and goals.

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Sam White, M.Ed., BCBA

Regional Clinical Director: Central Denver

Sam received her BS in psychology from SUNY Oneonta and her M.Ed. in applied behavior analysis from Endicott College. She has been a Board Certified Behavior Analyst since 2016. 

Sam has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults with a variety of diagnoses in clinic, residential, and home settings. Her research interests include PECS, synthesized functional analyses, and the Early Start Denver Model. 

Please contact Sam with questions about your child's therapy and goals. 

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Allison Hunter, M.Ed., BCBA

Regional Clinical Director

Allison received her master's in education from Arizona State University in 2016 and has been a BCBA since 2016. She has worked with children ages 3-18 with autism spectrum disorder. Allison enjoys traveling, culinary arts, reading fantasy novels, and hiking with her husband. 

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Shannon Martinez, MSP/BH, BCBA

Regional Clinical Trainer

Shannon joined the team at ABA Services of the Front Range & Roaring Fork Valley as our regional clinical trainer. She directs and designs our training program to produce exceptional therapists and behavior analysts. She also serves as a consultant on some cases on the Front Range. Shannon is a BCBA and is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in behavior analysis. 

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Sophie Vail, MA, BCBA

Consultant

Sophie received her BA in psychology from Indiana University and her MA in applied behavior analysis from Ball State. 

She has been a BCBA since 2017. Sophie has experience working with individuals with various developmental disabilities, ages 2 through adulthood. Her research interests include Social Thinking and early intervention. 

In her free time, Sophie and her husband enjoy the full range of city life: restaurants, theater, and the arts. 

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Anthony Baldasarri, BA, RBT

Consultant-in-Training

Anthony received his BA in neuroscience and psychology from the University of Colorado and is currently pursuing his MA in professional behavior analysis from Florida Institute of Technology. 

Anthony has worked with individuals of all ages with a wide range of developmental disabilities. His research interests include the use of ABA with individuals with traumatic brain injuries and individuals with co-morbid mental health and developmental disabilities diagnoses. 

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Lauren McLoughlin, M.Ed.

Consultant-in-Training

Lauren received her BS in health sciences from Marymount University and her M.Ed. in curriculum and instruction from Arizona State University. 

Lauren has experience working with ages 3 to 18 with a wide range of developmental disabilities. Her research interests include skill acquisition differences in autism spectrum disorder and feeding disorders. 

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Alexandra Salcedo-Mira, MS, BCBA

Consultant and Bilingual Coordinator

Alex received her master's degree from Nova Southeastern University in 2015 and has been a BCBA since 2017. She has worked with children with autism spectrum disorders ages 2-15. Alex is originally from Colombia and supports our bilingual population on the Front Range as well as in Glenwood Springs. In her free time, Alex enjoys being outside, furthering her education, and spending time with her dog, Iker. 

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Laura Macy, MS, RBT

Consultant-in-Training

Laura received her BS in psychology from San Diego State University and her MS in psychology with a concentration in applied behavior analysis from Purdue University Global. 

Laura has experience working with individuals with autism spectrum disorders in a wide range of school settings. Her research interests include long-term planning for individuals with developmental disabilities and education law. 

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Mike Piechowski, BA, RBT

Consultant-in-Training

Michael moved to Denver from Green Bay, Wisconsin. He studied psychology at St. Norbert College and proceeded to work for the Wisconsin Early Autism Project from 2015-2017, an ABA program specialized to serve young individuals with autism spectrum disorder. With a love for the mountains, the move to Denver was a natural fit. Michael is currently pursuing his BCaBA certification. In his free time, Michael enjoys mountain biking, hiking, and skiing, but also has a passion for video games when he can’t be outside.

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Lindsey Tyrrell, BS, RBT

Consultant-in-Training

Lindsey is originally from Kittanning, PA. She obtained her BS in communication disorders from California University of PA. She is currently working on a dual master's degree in special education/autism spectrum disorders and applied behavioral sciences at the University of Kansas. In her free time, Lindsey enjoys coaching competitive cheerleading at Gymtegrity Gymnastics and Cheer and loves spending time with her boyfriend (Vincent) and two Pomeranians: Layla and Jackson.

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Liz Cason, MA, RBT

Therapist

Liz earned her BS in psychology from the University of Georgia in 2010 and her MA in marriage and family therapy, with a specialization in child and adolescent counseling, from Richmont Graduate University in 2013. She is currently working towards her BCBA certification. Liz has experience working with children and adolescents with a variety of diagnoses, including autism and development disabilities. Her research interests include implementation of effective services in underserved populations.  

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Emily Echelberry, MA

Consultant-in-Training

Emily earned her bachelor's degree in psychology and sociology from the University of Missouri in 2014 and her master's in applied behavior analysis from Ball State University in 2018. Emily has experience working with individuals of all ages who have developmental disabilities.

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Krystyn Koch, MPA

Therapist

Krystyn received her BA in psychology from Murray State University in 2013 and her MPA from Columbia Southern University in 2017. Krystyn has worked individuals of all ages with IDD and emotional/behavioral disorders. Her research interests include the intersection of criminal justice and psychology, autism, social factors, and mental health.

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Happi Williams, M.Ed.

Consultant-in-Training

Happi earned her BFA in art design and psychology from the University of Michigan in 2008 and her M.Ed. in art therapy and counseling from Wayne State University in 2014. Happi has worked clients of all ages, including those with autism, TBI, and dual diagnoses, and in group homes. Her research and professional interests include community service and parent training.

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Michelle Szydlowski, MA, BCBA

Consultant

Michelle earned her BA in psychology, with a minor in neuroscience, from the University of Connecticut in 2006, and her MA in applied behavior analysis from Ball State University in 2015. She has worked with individuals of all ages, managed adult residential care and behavioral needs, and supervised a wide range of staff. Michelle's research and professional interests include developmental disabilities and organizational behavior management.

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Karlie Colia, MSW, RBT

Consultant-in-Training

Karlie received her master's in social work from the University of Denver in 2015. She has worked with a wide range of individuals both in and out of ABA settings. She is a Glenwood Springs native and recently purchased a home in town.

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Monique Parsons, M.Ed., BCBA

Therapist

Monique received her master's in special education from the University of Utah in 2010 and has been a BCBA since 2017. She directed an early intervention program at the University of Utah for many years. Monique enjoys rock climbing, camping, and photography. 

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Marie Dohm, BS, RBT

Therapist

Marie received her bachelor's in kinesiology from Michigan State University in 2016. She started her career working in day programs with adults with developmental disabilities. She is currently pursuing her master's degree in applied behavior analysis at Florida Institute of Technology. 

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Karen Murphy

Therapist

Karen earned her BS in special education and early education from Radford University and her MA in special education from the University of Northern Colorado. Karen has worked with students from preschool through eighth grade and in group homes with adults with special needs. She has experience working in many roles in the school district and is currently pursuing her BCBA certification.

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Katherine McCourt, M.Ed.

Therapist

Originally from Plymouth, MA, Katherine received her BFA from Roger Williams University in 2013 and her M.Ed. from Lesley University in 2016. She is pursuing her BCBA coursework. Katherine has taught in inclusive classrooms, including high-risk students, children on the autism spectrum, and English-language learners. Her research interests include education for refugee children.

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Cayla Ware

Therapist

Originally from Charlottesville, VA, Cayla received her BS in psychology from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2013. Cayla has worked with preschoolers and young adults, and her research interests include speech therapy and early intervention.

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Tracy Lynn, M.Ed.

Therapist

Originally from Asheville, NC, Tracy received his BS in biology from College of Charleston in 2003 and his M.Ed. from Western Carolina University in 2008. Tracy brings a rich background in education to our Glenwood Springs location, with almost two decades working with young children and their families. His research interests include early intervention.

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Autum Harman, Ph.D., BCBA-D

Consultant-in-Training

Autum received her BA in psychology from Mesa State University in 2004, her MA in special education (emphasis on autism) from University of Hawai'i at Manoa in 2009, and her Ph.D. in applied behavior analysis from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology in 2015. She is a licensed K-5 teacher. Autum's research interests include verbal behavior, stimulus equivalence, relational frame theory, and differential outcome effect.

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