“I am so lucky to be able to work with such amazing staff and families. They inspire me with their dedication and perseverance. I am motivated every day to support our teams in doing all we can to help families progress and reach their goals."
Trisha is AST’s Clinical Director for the Inland Empire encompassing San Bernadino and Riverside Counties. She received her master’s in applied behavior analysis from The Ohio State University and her master’s in special education from University of Phoenix. Trisha has been in the field of applied behavior analysis for over 10 years. She has worked at AST since 2010 and has held the positions of Program Supervisor, Behavior Consultant and Staff Support Manager.
Dr. Lisa Lee is a Clinical Director for AST for the Greater Los Angeles area. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles where she focused her research on caregiver-child interaction and peer relationships of children with autism. She has training in many areas of Applied Behavioral Analysis including discrete trial training, pivotal response training, social skills training and positive behavioral support. Prior to AST, she spent six years working as a project /research coordinator at UCLA/Autism Evaluation Clinic for various psychopharmacology research supported by National Institute of Mental Health specifically working with children and adolescents with aggressive behaviors. She has also presented her research at many national professional conferences.
Teresa is AST’s Clinical Director for the San Gabriel Valley. She was introduced to the field of applied behavior analysis at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) where she took psychology coursework in behavior modification and interned at the Lovaas Institute for Early Intervention. She went on to pursue an master’s in early childhood special education at California State University, Los Angeles. Teresa started her career with AST as a behavior interventionist in 2004.
“I am extremely proud to work with such passionate and knowledgeable individuals and appreciate every opportunity to help our clients and their families achieve their full potential.”
Brandon is AST’s Clinical Director for the Beach Cities area. He was introduced to the field of Applied Behavioral Analysis while working as a counselor at a dual-diagnosis residential treatment facility. There, he learned about the effectiveness of early intervention and decided to become a board certified behavior analyst. Brandon joined AST in 2009 and soon after acquired his master’s degree in education from National University. While going through his coursework, Brandon held the positions of Interventionist, Advanced Behavior Interventionist, and Supervising Behavior Interventionist. Upon obtaining his BCBA he has held the positions of Clinical Supervisor, Managing Clinical Supervisor, and Assistant Clinical Director before becoming a Clinical Director.
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