Payton is a dedicated professional with a passion for preparing children to become successful learners. With an educational background in early childhood education, psychology, and applied behavior analysis, Payton holds an A.S. in Early Childhood Education, a B.A. in Psychology with an ABA Concentration, and an M.Ed. in Special Education with an ABA Concentration.
Payton’s diverse experience includes roles as a Preschool Teacher, Behavior Technician (BT), Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA), and Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). These positions have allowed her to develop a comprehensive understanding of child development and behavior management strategies.
In 2020, Payton founded INSPIRE Autism, a company committed to providing exceptional care and support to individuals with autism spectrum disorders. As the founder, she currently oversees company operations, ensuring the delivery of high-quality services and maintaining the standard of care across the organization.
Outside of her professional endeavors, Payton enjoys spending time outdoors and cherishing moments with her daughter, husband, family, and friends.
James is a passionate clinician who has a history working with individuals 2 – 21 on the autism spectrum. He received his Master Degree in Education with an Applied Behavior Analysis concentration from Oakland University. Since entering the field in 2016 and obtaining his board certification in 2018, James has demonstrated the ability to train hundreds of employees and manage both clinical and administrative processes. James’ passion is motivating staff to reach their full potential and creating treatment plans that increase the quality of life for his clients. James is married to a behavior analyst and has a new baby girl. He also enjoys spending time with family and being outdoors.
Dr. Jordan Boudreau is a result driven and performance focused leader in Healthcare. As Founder of the Autism Centers of Michigan he developed a track record for market growth in the industry. He earned his dual-track Master Degree in Applied Behavior Analysis and Organizational Behavior Management, followed by a Doctorate Degree in Behavior Analysis from Florida Institute of Technology. His service to individuals with developmental disabilities began in 2004, specializing in early intervention curriculum development, parent training, and continuous improvement initiatives. Dr. Boudreau is a recognized innovator, having developed a unique, data-driven process to improve patient outcomes. Dr. Boudreau is also a father of 5 kids and loves spending time outdoors as well as serving in his community.
Kathleen Boudreau has always had an entrepreneurial spirit and a drive to help people. She has an extensive background in both sales and management. Over the past 25 years she has worked with several businesses bringing them from start up to success. In addition, working with international and national accounts. Kathleen is a graduate from Oakland University. She and her husband live in Royal Oak, Michigan, where they enjoy spending time together with family and friends.
Anna is a passionate clinician who's enthusiastic about using the science of behavior analysis to help children diagnosed with autism. She's a graduate from Oakland University earning a masters in Special Education with a concentration in Applied Behavior Analysis. She has experience working as a Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) and a Board Certified assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA) prior to working as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). She is looking forward to improving her clients' well being and teaching them new learning strategies. In her free time, Anna enjoys reading, cooking, and spending time with family.
Ashley has been in the field of behavior analysis for over 10 years. She started her journey as a behavior technician (BT) back in 2010 at Western Michigan University, where she graduated with her bachelor's degree in psychology. In 2016, Ashley graduated from the Florida Institute of Technology with a dual master’s degree in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and Organizational Behavior Management (OBM) and became a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) shortly thereafter. She has a wide range of experience, including working with individuals who exhibit severe behaviors, children, adolescents and adults with autism, as well as using her knowledge in Organizational Behavior Management to assist businesses in creating protocols, structure, and feedback systems. In her spare time, Ashley enjoys playing video games, drawing, reading, and spending time with her husband and dogs.
Kelsey began her career as a middle and high school special education teacher in 2014. As she pursued her continuing education, she fell in love with the field of behavior analysis and started working as a behavior technician in 2014, received her Master’s in Applied Behavior Analysis and became a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) in 2017. Kelsey has experience working with individuals with autism, ages 2-18 within community, clinic, and in-home settings and is driven to help deliver high-quality, assent based services. Additionally, Kelsey has experience and finds passion in leading teams of clinicians and behavior technicians by fostering a work culture that drives empathy, compassion, and trust to facilitate personal and professional development and growth. During her free time, Kelsey enjoys traveling, hiking, and spending time with her family and friends.
Lisa started her journey in behavior analysis in 2015 as a behavior technician, while completing her masters degree in community counseling. She fell in love with the field and children, which is when she decided to continue her education and become a board certified behavior analyst (BCBA). Lisa has experience working with children diagnosed with autism ages 2-18 years old, focusing primarily on early intervention. Lisa has also obtained certification as a licensed professional counselor (LPC) and frequently utilizes the skills learned within the field. During her free time, Lisa enjoys spending time with her husband and son, reading, doing puzzles and traveling.
Lindsey was drawn to the field of Special Education when her cousin was born in 2013 with multiple diagnoses. She then went on to volunteer as a camp counselor in her free time at the Camp Copneconic POWER camp working with the ASD population ages 7-18. Lindsey began working as a behavior technician in 2017 and went on to complete her master's degree in special education and applied behavior analysis. Since obtaining her board certification, Lindsey has gained experience working with individuals ages 2-14, training direct care staff, and supporting others interested in pursuing their BCBA credential. In her spare time, Lindsey enjoys working out, traveling, and spending quality time with her husband and dogs.
Faith began working in the field of applied behavior analysis back in 2017. She quickly became inspired to pursue her lifelong career as a BCBA shortly after. She received a Master Degree in Special Education with an ABA concentration from Oakland University. Faith has gained most of her experiences working alongside individuals 2-15 on the autism spectrum within both clinical and home settings. She also has a background in vocational training for adults 18 and older with various disabilities. Throughout her experiences across age groups, Faith’s professional interests and passion is towards early intervention. Aside from being a BCBA, Faith loves to stay active and busy. She spends most of her free time working out, going up north with family, and going to the track (motorcycles) with her husband!
Laurie is a passionate clinician who is driven to help clients and their families achieve their goals. She received her masters degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Eastern Michigan University. Following 10 years of teaching in an ASD classroom she attended Florida Institute of Technology and obtained her certification in Applied Behavior Analysis, becoming board certified in 2017. She has a professional focus on early intervention and communication. Laurie enjoys spending time with family and friends.
Gina has had a passion for ABA ever since she was first introduced to the field in 2016. She received a Masters of Science in Developmental Disabilities with a concentration in ABA from Nova Southeastern University. She has found that her strength is training technicians on how to approach treatment with compassion and empathy while building rapport. She believes in the unlimited potential of every child while celebrating everything that makes them unique. Gina has attended trainings on the assessment, prevention, and treatment for sleep problems and for treating food selectivity without tears. She is enthusiastic about how these treatments can improve the quality of life for the child and family. In her spare time she enjoys playing and dancing with her outgoing and beautiful 2 year old daughter.
Brianna is a passionate and ambitious clinician who is dedicated to enhancing the lives of children on the spectrum. She began working in the field of applied behavior analysis as a behavior technician in 2019. She has experience working with young children and adolescents aged 2-18, focusing on early intervention. She received her master’s in psychology with a specialization in ABA from Capella University. In her free time she enjoys reading, being outdoors, golfing, and spending time with friends and family
Rosemary has been in the field of ABA for almost 8 years. She started as a technician in 2016 and got her Bachelor's degree in Psychology through Oakland University. In 2017 she went back for a Masters degree in ABA through Ball State University and has been a BCBA since 2019. She has experience working with kids of all ages and adults on the spectrum but have spent most of her career in early intervention.
Brianne is a highly-motivated dedicated clinician who is enthusiastic about working with the pediatric population. She has a background in therapeutic recreation and psychology. She received her master’s degree in occupational therapy from Grand Valley State University. Her experience consists of different settings including: outpatient clinics, hand therapy, and home-health. In her free time, Brianne enjoys camping, spending time with family/friends, and reading.
Emelia is a dedicated and enthusiastic SLP who is passionate about working with children on the autism spectrum. She received her master's degree from Wayne State University in Speech-Language Pathology and has gained most of her experience working with children ages 2-8. Before working as an SLP, Emelia worked in the field of ABA for over 5 years and loves to incorporate ABA strategies into her therapy sessions. She is passionate about collaborating with parents and incorporating them into their child's treatment plan every step of the way. In her free time, Emelia enjoys cooking, running, and spending time with her 5 siblings.
Sydney is a BCBA who first found her passion for ABA in 2020. She received her masters of science in applied behavior analysis from Wanye State University. Sydney has worked with a wide variety of learners ages 2-19, with a focus on early intervention. Sydney believes in a family centered approach, which involves parent participation and training with clinical procedures. In her free time, Sydney enjoys hiking with her family, cooking, and reading.
Clare is a highly-motivated clinician who began working in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis in 2019. She received her masters of science in psychology with a specialization in Applied Behavior Analysis from Capella University. Clare has experiences with ages 2-10 but is currently focused on early intervention. In her spare time, Clare likes to spend time with family and friends up north.
Liz is a dedicated and enthusiastic clinician who is passionate about working with children on the autism spectrum. Liz began working in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis in 2018 as a behavior technician.
She quickly fell in love with the field, which is when she decided to continue her education and obtain her Masters degree in ABA at Western Michigan University. Liz has experience working with children diagnosed with autism and other developmental disabilities ages 2-16 years old. During her free time, Liz enjoys spending time with friends and family, reading and traveling.
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