Michelle has been working with children and adults with a variety of developmental disabilities since 2007. Her experiences range from independent living facilities, acute care, school facilities, and in-home intensive services. Michelle received her B.A. in Psychology from U.C. Santa Cruz in 2008. She received her M.A. in Special Education with an emphasis in the Moderate/ Severe population and also received certification in the Autism Spectrum program at San Francisco State University in 2013. Michelle is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.
Lourdes attended UC Berkeley and received her BA in Anthropology, specializing in the cultural branch. She has been in the ABA field since 2013 and has worked with adults with disabilities since 2010. Lourdes has experience working in both home and school settings with children and adults. Lourdes loves to read, dance, sell vegetarian/vegan tamales and drink ridiculous amounts of coffee.
Hwee Lan Teo is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst who has been working in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis since 2004. Her experiences range from teaching communication, play skills, adaptive skills and reducing challenging behavior. She works with individuals with developmental disabilities in their home, clinic, residential and school facilities; age 16 months to 35 years old. Hwee Lan received her B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Education from University of California at Irvine. She graduated from Florida Institute of Technology (FIT) with a M.S. in Applied Behavior Analysis and Organizational Behavior Management. While in Florida, Hwee Lan received intensive ABA training at The Scott Center for Autism in which she was supervised by Dr. David A Wilder and Dr. Alison Betz. Hwee Lan has also conducted research on suppressing repetitive behavior that was not socially mediated, and on increasing compliance of individuals diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders.
Jillian graduated from UC Davis with a B.A. in English and a minor in Religious Studies. She has always had a passion for writing and someday hopes to write a children's book. In the past she has been a medical transcriptionist, and in this role she helped doctors maintain their medical practices by typing and editing their medical reports. She is here to support our staff, both administrative and clinical.
When Jillian is not working, you can find her nerding out about English language and linguistics, watching movies, laughing at stand-up comedy, or spending time with her friends
Anna has been working in the field of ABA since 2007, primarily with children diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder age 18 months-13 years. After earning her B.A. in Psychology from Notre Dame de Namur University she worked with children in an Early Intervention home program as well as a 1:1 aide in private and public school settings. Additionally, her experience includes understanding the methodologies of ABA, working closely with Clinical Directors in developing and maintaining programs for the Early Intervention and 3-10 programs, and conducting individualized training for staff.
Jenelle attended Eastern Michigan University where she received her B.A. in Psychology. She completed her masters in Applied Behavior Analysis at Florida Institute of Technology where she conducted research on rates of skill acquisition with children whom had been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders. She has been working in the field of ABA since 2009. Her experience includes in-home intensive services, in clinic based services, full-inclusion model preschool services, telecommunication health, and school facilities. Jenelle is also a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.
Gina graduated as a member of the Smittcamp Family Honors College with a B.A. in Psychology and a minor in Communicative Disorders and Deaf Studies from California State University, Fresno. She then earned a M.A. in Psychology with an option in Applied Behavior Analysis. Her experiences include clinic-based services for children with autism, in-home intensive services for individuals with varying diagnoses, in-home consultation for adults with disabilities and their care providers, and school-based consultation. Gina also has researched and collaborated with other professionals in the development of technology-based communication systems. Gina is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.
Penelope graduated from Emory University with B.A.s in both Psychology and French. She received her Master of Science degree in Psychology with a concentration in Applied Behavior Analysis and Developmental Disabilities from Auburn University. Penelope has been working with individuals with autism spectrum disorders and related developmental disabilities since 2004. Her experience ranges from full-inclusion model preschool programs, to in-home intensive services, residential home and school facilities, and day programs for adults with mental retardation. Penelope is also a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.
Nirupa Fenn graduated from Texas A & M University, Commerce with a B.S. in Psychology and Counseling. She received her Masters in Psychology with a concentration in Applied Behavior Analysis from the University of the Pacific. Nirupa has been working with a range of individuals in various settings for the past 6 years. Her experience includes working in group homes for children with emotional disorders, residential care facilities for individuals with mental illness, crisis homes for individuals with developmental disabilities, schools, homes, and community re-entry programs.
Natasha has been working with individuals with developmental disabilities since 2005. She received her B.A. in Psychology from U.C. Santa Barbara in 2007 and her Master's and teaching credential in Early Childhood Special Education from San Francisco State University in 2011. Her experience includes working with children and adults with a variety of developmental disabilities in a range of settings including residential care facilities, schools, and homes. Natasha loves working with children and making a positive difference in their lives.
Michelle received her BAs in Political Science and Sociology from U.C. Berkeley in 2007. She received her Master’s in Social Welfare, specializing in health from U.C. Berkeley in 2009. Her experience includes working as an elementary school counselor, facilitating social skills groups for kids with mild to moderate disabilities. She enjoys running, Muay Thai, reading, and spending time with her family.
Kim Romick graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno with a M.A. in Psychology with an emphasis in Applied Behavior Analysis. Kim has been working with individuals with developmental disabilities for 11 years. Her experience includes working in non-public schools and a residential facility for children with emotional disorders, consultation for public schools and regional centers, and working for a non-public agency. Kim is also a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. In her spare time, Kim can be found spending time with her family, or playing competitive soccer.
Hilary has been working with individuals with developmental disabilities and their families since 2004. She graduated from Rollins College in Winter Park, FL with a B.S. in Psychology. In Florida, she worked in Early Intervention home programs, residential facilities, and at a school for individuals with ASD. She received her Master of Science degree in Applied Behavior Analysis from Northeastern University while working at the New England Center for Children’s campuses in both Boston and Abu Dhabi. In Boston, she worked primarily in Early Intervention programs. Her time in Abu Dhabi was split between Early Intervention programs and center-based programs for school-aged children. Hilary is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.
Hannorah has been working in the field of ABA since 2002, primarily with children diagnosed on the Autism Spectrum. She worked in Early Intervention home programs while earning her B.A. in Psychology at UC Davis, then continued her work with children with a variety of special needs in the school setting in London, England. She pursued her Masters of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis at Northeastern University, where she completed her clinical work at the New England Center for Children. She followed that program abroad to Abu Dhabi to help open the first classroom at NECC-AD. She graduated in 2009, moved back to the States, and joined STE. She is happy to be back by the bay, working with this amazing team and these wonderful kids! Hannorah is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.
Adam Sellers graduated from San Francisco State University with a degree in Meteorology. He has worked in the public utility sector as well as WalMart. Adam’s favorite job has been being a stay-at-home dad to his sons, Max and Cooper. Adam’s attention to detail, love of numbers and equations and outgoing personality make him the perfect person to handle insurance claims for all STE regions.
When he isn’t working Adam can usually be found mountain biking, snowboarding, working on his house or hanging with his family.
Jennifer is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has been working in the social service and mental health fields over the past 10+ years in various contexts with children, youth, and families, including schools, treatment facilities, foster homes, family homes, group homes, homeless shelters, and the child welfare and psychiatric care systems. She also has extensive crisis work experience. Her experiences within diverse homes and communities, and particularly the international volunteer work she has done (in Mexico and most recently in India where she volunteered in Mother Teresa’s home for the sick and dying as well as an orphanage with children with physical, mental, and developmental disabilities) has strengthened her ability to provide culturally sensitive treatment and services, and have added to her diverse cultural awareness and experiences. With each experience, her commitment and passion to social work and the importance of the mental and physical health and well-being of children is strengthened.
DeAnna provides Clinical and Administrative support to the teams operating within STE Consultants. Through the years she has worked with children on the Autism Spectrum in a variety of settings including in homes, public schools, community mental health agencies, and a Non-Public School for children with behavior disorders. She has worked in Behavior Analysis for over 9 years and has lived in both Hawaii and Vermont before settling in California. DeAnna can provide Functional Behavior Assessments, consultation, intensive trainings for parents and staff as well as individualized ABA based programs for students in homes and public schools. DeAnna manages new referrals, contracts, school district support, as well as supporting the Clinical and Training teams within STE. DeAnna is also a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.
Sarah knew that Applied Behavior Analysis was what she wanted to do for a career as an undergraduate at Gonzaga University. Sarah completed her Masters Degree in Special Education with an emphasis on vocational education for adults with developmental disabilities in 2001. Sarah became a Board Certified Behavior Analyst in 2004, the same year she founded her agency, STE Consultants. In addition to her work at STE Consultants Sarah has been a guest lecturer at San Francisco State University, has trained special educators internationally and is a frequent presenter for parent, community and school groups.
Sarah is also very involved with Autism Health Insurance Reform. She has lead many national workshops and webinars that have trained practitioners to successfully work with health insurance companies.
Sarah is an elected board member of the California Association for Behavior Analysis (CalABA). Sarah also serves on the Board of Directors for both the Global Autism Project and Origami Robotics.