Unpacking Pain, Protests, and Providing Service

What's A Therapist To Do When The World Is Amuck and YOU Still Need To Provide A Service? Years ago, I had an experience when my bad day turned into a bad week.  I was in such a state of emotional pain and angst.  I could not see anything beyond my well warranted emotions.  While …

Disseminating the Science to Eradicate Social Injustices

Why the Science of ABA Doesn't Reach and What We Should Do About It Sounds serious doesn't it? Sounds like we are really about to make an impact. Sounds smart?!?  There are so many good initiatives in our field that don't have legs. I liken it to Preaching to The choir. The problem is that …

Reprioritizing Your Priorities as a Clinical Leader

For women...women clinical leaders who do too much...who are racing to do the next...who hold up the banner of collaboration not competition but feel race to show up...the women who demonstrate the need to prove their presence in the ever changing populous of ABA and other clinical leaders....I will impart to you the best advise I've ever been given.

When People Sigh…

*MALADAPTIVE BEHAVIOR IS CONTAGIOUS. AMYGDALA CONTROL NEEDED* Have you ever sighed at work?  Have you ever walked into someone's office and sighed? I have experienced both.  When we sigh, it is usually a  sign of being overwhelmed, overcapacity, frustrated, and perhaps annoyed. Two weeks ago, I sat across from a staff person when things were …

What Supervision Looks Like

While Supervision is now Protocol Modification from a medical insurance perspective. The art of what that is can be lost in the conundrum of a model. In truth, supervision better explains from a student-teacher relationship. In fact, it is better absorbed and gets to the foundation of the development of the next generation(s) of behavior analysts, RBTs, and clinicians.

Inside – Outside. Managing Your ABA Practice and Staff in an Instagram World

What if, as a boss, your client is your staff member? Then would the concepts of behavior shaping, instructional control, consequence and antecedent interventions, motivating operants apply? If your answer is Yes, keep reading. Managing. Management. These are real words with real meaning that require real time and responsibility. In an age of memes of …