Our Founders

Founder

Adrianne Smith, MS, BCBA

Adrianne graduated from the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. She earned a Masters of Science in Counseling with a concentration in Advanced Applied Behavior Analysis from Nova Southeastern University.

As a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) Adrianne specializes in children, ages 15 months to 13 years old, with mental health and developmental comorbidities. Her practice areas include ASD, ADHD, RAD, FAS, down syndrome, William syndrome, cerebral palsy, selective mutism, tic disorders, and feeding difficulties and disorders. 

Adrianne is a Master trainer, having trained over 250 behavior analysis professionals. She is a certified Professional Crisis Management Trainer for PCMA. Adrianne ensures that all staff at CBS are trained at a world-class level.

Adrianne’s favorite saying is “hope springs eternal”, believing that with a little hope and a lot of hard work, even the most difficult of situations can lead to clients reaching their full potential.

Founder

Brit graduated from Mercyhurst University with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and an Art therapy minor. She earned a Masters of Science in Psychology with a concentration in ABA from Purdue University Global. 

As a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), Brit has worked in the home, clinic, community, and school settings; specializing in children 15 months to 13 years. Brit’s expertise includes ASD, ADHD, traumatic brain injuries, food selectivity, non-verbal individuals, and seeing and hearing impaired.

Having family members on the spectrum gives her a unique vantage point with treatment and family dynamics. Her passion lies with parent coaching and helping caregivers understand and utilize ABA therapy in the way best suited for their family needs.

Brit’s background includes a minor in Art Therapy, and she strives to connect her passion for creativity and scientifically validated ABA treatment, creating unique and functional programs that mask ‘work’ as fun.

 

Brit Harger, MS, BCBA

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