Diane is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) who Specializes working with children and families with special needs. She works with autism, Learning disorders, Executive Functioning, anxiety and depression, developmental delays, social and emotional communication. She completes ADOS assessments for diagnosing Autism as well as other testing measurements.
In her private practice she sees adults and children for therapy. Diane attended Norwich University/Vermont College to attain her Masters degree in Counseling Psychology; she is licensed with the state of Connecticut; she has an administration degree in marketing. Recent training with St. Joseph University and Florida Institute of Technology (FIT).
Specialized training in core areas of Applied Behavioral Analysis, Basic Principles of Behavioral Analysis; Functional Assessments, Ethics in Applied Behavioral Analysis-Task List; she has attended training workshops for the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS).
She currently works with organizations to structure their growing businesses focusing on Organizational Business Management.
Ashley graduated from Western New England University in 2012 with a B.A., in Psychology. She then went on to earn her M.S., in Autism and Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) at the University of Saint Joseph.
Ashley has experience with Birth to Three, in-home and both public and private school settings. Ashley is proficient in Behavior Skills Training (BST) where direct therapeutic interventions are provided by modeling, running discrete trials and coaching ABA techniques as well as incorporating positive reinforcement management plans to increase positive behavioral outcomes.