Susan Tirella

Lead BCBA

Susan is a BCBA with nearly 20 years experience working with individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families across the U.S. and U.K. Having set up pediatric interdisciplinary ABA centres in California and Washington DC, she led their team as a Clinical Director.

In her most recent position as a head BCBA at an ABA school serving 70 children with ASD in the UK, she oversaw an inter-disciplinary team of Behaviour Analysts, Speech Therapists, Occupational Therapists and Arts Therapists. She oversaw assessments, teaching, data review and outcomes of the pupils, while also developing and implementing staff training following the principles of ABA, including Registered Behaviour Technician training. She has also conducted and presented research at various international conferences.

Education

George Mason University
M.Ed.Field Of Study, Special Education
2004 – 2007

George Mason University
BA Psychology
1997 – 2001

Activities and Societies:
Golden Key National Honor Society Psi Chi National Honor Society Alpha Chi National Honor

Licenses / Certifications

Licensed Behavior Analyst
Virginia Board of Medicine

Issued 2014

Board Certified associate Behavior Analyst
Behavior Analyst Certification Board

Issued Nov 2007

Board Certified associate Behavior Analyst
Behavior Analyst Certification Board

Issued 2004 Expired 2007