“My passion is working alongside future clinicians as they learn and grow in the field of applied behavior analysis and ultimately achieving their goal of becoming a BCBA.”
Christina Ricciardelli is AST’s Assistant Clinical Director in the Phoenix, Arizona region. She leads a team of BCBAs and Behavior Technicians serving families in and around the Phoenix region. Christina studied at Arizona State University for her undergraduate degree, where she first became interested in applied behavior analysis (ABA) and quickly realized how much she liked working with families. Christina then received her master’s degree in ABA from the Florida Institute of Technology. Christina is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and has worked with individuals with autism for 13 years. Christina has been with AST for the last seven years, fulfilling the roles of technician, trainer, supervisor, and now Assistant Clinical Director. She enjoys supervising and working with graduate students who are preparing to obtain their BACB certification, and she is actively involved in their supervision.