13295 Illinois St, Suite 302 Carmel, IN 46032

Meet the Team

ADMIN

Stephanie Shank

Stephanie Shank

CEO

Founder & CEO. Master's Degree in Counseling from IU. Background of serving individuals with special needs since 1989 in various settings.

Jenna Austill

HR & Administration Support

Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from IU-Bloomington. Background working with kids and in administration roles in a variety of settings.

Karen Gale

Billing & Payroll Administrator

Lee Ann Mast

Administration Support

Worked in the medical field with a variety of positions as well as in the school system as an Instructional Assistant at Kindergarten level.

Dr Sally Walter

Dr. Sally Walter

Licensed Psychologist (HSPP)

Provides supervision to our BCs. Background in schools with assessment of various disabilities, in-patient hospitals, and private practice.

Kathy Ackerson

Kathy Ackerson

Director of Operations

Master's Degree in Applied Behavior Analysis from Ball State. Background of 18+ years working with children and adults with disabilities.

Laura Stapleton

Laura Stapleton

Regional Behavior Consultant

Bachelor's in Special Education w/ Concentration in Deaf Education from BSU. Background working w/ individuals with disabilities for 15+ yrs

BEHAVIOR CONSULTANTS

Alissa Rhoda

Alissa Rhoda

Serving White and Tippecanoe Counties

Master's in ABA from BSU. Background in working with special needs children and young adults for 7+ years.

Angela Jordan

Angela Jordan

Serving Delaware Co (Muncie), Henry Co (New Castle), Jay Co (Portland), Marion Co (Near Damar or Beech Grove), Johnson Co (Greenwood), Hamilton (Fishers) Counties

Master's in Clinical Psychology from BSU. Background in individual & group based counseling and behavior consulting.

Angela Bostic

Angie Bostic

Serving Howard, Cass, Miami, and Carroll counties and surrounding areas

Master's in Clinical Psychology from University of Indianapolis. Background in teaching at a local college & therapy in a community setting.

Bonnie Fisher

Serving Marion and Johnson counties

Master's in Behavior Analysis from BSU. Specialize in Autism, but work with anyone who has special needs.

Chuck Spray

Charles Spray

Serving Hamilton, Hancock, Western Marion, Boone, and Madison Counties

Master's in Counseling Education. 25+ years of experience in assessment and treatment of individuals of all ages.

Dan McDonough

Dan McDonough

Serving Marion, Hamilton, Hancock, Tipton, Madison, Howard, and Shelby Counties

Master's in Social Work. Background as a Behavior Consultant for 11+ years, but entire career has been in service to people w/ disabilities.

David Kurfman

David Kurfman

Serving Kokomo, Logansport, Peru and Wabash areas

Licensed Mental Health Counselor & Registered Behavior Consultant in Indiana, LPC in Tennessee. 8+ years experience in Behavior Consulting.

Dawn Cottrell

Dawn Cottrell

Serving Hancock, Marion, Henry, Madison, Rush, Shelby, and Fishers, Noblesville in Hamilton County

Master's with an emphasis on Autism from Ball State. Background includes 23+ years experience in the developmental disabilities field.

Diane Parker

Diane Parker

Serving Hamilton, Marion, Tipton, Delaware, and Howard Counties

Bachelor's Degree in Music Education (BSU) & Music Therapy (IPFW), Master's Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling (BSU). 19+ years experience.

Jennifer Chadwick

Jennifer Chadwick

Serving Hamilton, Boone, Hendricks and Marion Counties

Master's in Psychology from Indiana University. Background includes 20+ years of experience in various areas of human services.

Jennifer Herceg

Serving Hamilton, Tipton, Howard and Madison counties.

Master's of Social Work from Boston University. Background in the social work field for 15+ years serving multiple populations.

Justin Groscop

Justin Groscop

Serving Steuben, Lagrange, Noble, Whitley, Huntington, Elkhart, Kosciusko, Wells, Adams, DeKalb, and Allen Counties

Master's in Psychology. Background includes behavior consulting for 3+ years, redirecting/coaching behaviors in other fields for 14+ years.

Kari Elbert

Kari Sheward

Serving Hamilton, Northern Marion Counties

Master's in Psychology with a focus in ABA. Background includes 20+ years experience in mental health field in various capacities.

Kathy Ackerson

Kathy Ackerson

Director of Operations

Master's Degree in Applied Behavior Analysis from Ball State. Background of 18+ years working with children and adults with disabilities.

Kelly Creek

Kelly Creek

Serving Hamilton, Marion Counties

Master's in Psychology, Counseling, & ABA. Background includes 20+ years experience in field of Special Needs & Behavior Consultation.

LaBella Wallace

LaBella Wallace

Serving Hamilton, Madison, and Delaware Counties

Background includes 33 years of teaching Special Education for HBM, now retired.

Laura Stapleton

Laura Stapleton

Regional Behavior Consultant

Bachelor's in Special Education w/ Concentration in Deaf Education from BSU. Background working w/ individuals with disabilities for 15+ yrs

Laurie Johnston

Laurie Johnston

Serving Hendricks, Hamilton, Boone, Morgan, and Marion Counties

Master's in Special Education. Background includes 12 years of teaching experience working with individuals with development disabilities.

Marcy Thompson

Serving Perry, Lawrence, Martin, Bartholomew, Jackson, Brown, Morgan, Jennings, Orange, Dubois and Martin Counties

Master's in Special Education, BCBA certification. Background working with people with Intellectual Disabilities for 30+ years.

Michael Robinson

Michael Robinson

Serving Marion, Hamilton, and Johnson Counties

Background includes 20+ years in education. Specialty is working with urban males with various challenges.

Nicci Starr

Nicci Starr

Serving Hamilton, Marion, Johnson, Jay, and Wabash Counties

Master's in Elementary Education from IUPUI. Background in teaching for 15 years with students of varying special needs.

Nick Zuckerman

Nick Zuckerman

Serving Southern Marion and Johnson Counties

Master's in Social Work from IUPUI. Background in serving individuals of all ages with disabilities for 15+ years.

Pernella Stewart

Pernella Stewart

Serving Hamilton, Marion, Johnson Counties

Master's in Education, School Counselor License, & Addiction Counselor License. Background as a teacher, school & addictions counselors.

Sarah McDermont

Sarah McDermont

Serving Greenwood and Indianapolis

Master's in Social Work. Background working with youth who have Intellectual Disabilities, Autism, and other behavioral concerns.

Tamara Stowers

Tamara Stowers

Serving Tipton, Howard, Hamilton, Marion, Madison, Hancock, Boone, Clinton Counties

Master's in Special Education (concentration in ABA & Autism). Background working with individuals with disabilities for 21+ years.

MUSIC THERAPISTS

Crystal Black

Crystal Black

Serving Marion County

Bachelor's of Music Education & Master's of Music in Voice Performance. Background working with those with disabilities & dementia

Diane Parker

Diane Parker

Serving Hamilton, Marion, Tipton, Delaware, and Howard Counties

Bachelor's Degree in Music Education (BSU) & Music Therapy (IPFW), Master's Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling (BSU). 19+ years experience.

Holli Leslie

Holli Leslie

Serving Grant, Howard, Madison, Henry, and Hamilton Counties

Bachelor's Degree received from Indiana Wesleyan University. Board Certified Music Therapist. Classically trained on piano.

Jan Schreibman

Jan Schreibman

Serving Marion and Hendricks Counties

Masters prepared, Board Certified Music Therapist. Trained in Neonatal Intensive Care Music Therapy & Neurological Music Therapy (Fellow).

Rachel Williams

Rachel Williams

Serving Hancock and Shelby Counties

Bachelor's of Music from ISU & Music Therapy Equivalency from IUPUI. Music Therapist-Board Certified & Neurologic Music Therapist.

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