Meet the Team

Alexie Sabala, M.Ed., BCBA

Co-founder & Behavior Analyst

Alexie is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst with over 8 years of experience in ABA. In 2018, Alexie graduated from the University of Washington (UW) with a Masters in Special Education and a concentration in Applied Behavior Analysis.  Alexie's journey in ABA began in 2012 when he took an introductory behavior analyst course at Florida International University (FIU). Interested in the application of the concepts he learned, Alexie sought out field experience. From 2012-2014, he interned for a group home provider treating adults and children with Autism. Under guidance, Alexie designed and conducted functional analyses, developed behavior intervention strategies, and trained staff on program implementation. Alexie continued to develop his skill set by becoming certified as a  Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA) in 2014 and a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) in 2018. Over the years, Alexie has helped children with Autism acquire the skills they need to be independent, functionally communicate, and socialize with peers in center, home, and school settings.  He has vast experience in early intervention ABA, developing and conducting functional analyses, treating pediatric feeding problems, toilet training, developing functional communication, conducting parent training, and providing supervision.

Virginia Serpas, M.A, BCBA

Co-founder & Behavior Analyst

Virginia is a bilingual Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) with 6 years of experience providing ABA treatment to children with Autism in both English and Spanish. Eager to grow in the field, Virginia began working in the field as a behavior technician right after college. During this time, she completed ABA coursework at the Florida Institute of Technology while simultaneously acquiring fieldwork experience in an early intervention clinic and a group home . In 2016, she was certified as a BCaBA. While gaining experience  as an assistant behavior analyst, Virginia completed her Master’s in Applied Behavior Analysis at the University of South Florida and then became certified as a BCBA. Virginia has worked in in a variety of settings and has vast experience with providing ABA based treatment, conducting functional behavior assessments, behavior reduction intervention plans, skill acquisition program development, RBT supervision and parent training in English and Spanish. Virginia specializes in early intervention &  believes that therapy should be fun and child-led.

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