Serving the Bay Area community and led by Angela Montes, our talented team of clinicians provides individualized, evidence-based interventions based on the principals of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) in a client’s home, community and/or school.
“I am inspired every day by the persistence and resilience of our families. Witnessing what each family achieves from start to finish is an honor. I work hard every day to support the growth and experience of our staff so that they can provide the very best care to our families.”
Angela is AST’s Clinical Director for the Greater Bay Area. Angela attended UC Berkeley where she majored in Spanish to enrich her connection to her community and culture. She later received a master’s of science in counseling, with a concentration in applied behavior analysis at California State University, Los Angeles. Angela began her career with AST as a Behavior Interventionist in 2006. During her career, she has been dedicated to improving ABA services for Spanish-speaking families. She often conducts Parent Education Workshops, assessments, and consultation services for our Spanish speaking families. Angela has a passion for the outdoors and is an avid runner and dragon boat enthusiast.
“Seeing the difference we can make in the life of a family is incredibly rewarding. I am motivated every day to support our staff and families so that they can achieve their goals and create their own success story.”
Jocelyn Thompson is a Senior Clinical Director for AST. Based in Sacramento, she manages services in Northern and Southern California, the Pacific Northwest, New Orleans and Chicago. Jocelyn received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from UCLA and her master’s degree in social work from California State University, Los Angeles, where she also completed graduate coursework in Applied Behavior Analysis. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in California and a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). Jocelyn has actively promoted the field of applied behavior analysis through her involvement and work with local, state and national organizations.