Advanced Behavior Analysis

Our BCBA Team

Brittany Probert

BCBA, Clinical Director

Brittany Probert is the president and Clinical Director of Advanced Behavior Analysis, INC. She has extensive experience working with children diagnosed with ASD in their homes and clinical settings. Her expertise includes one-on-one instruction with children ages 2-15 utilizing different behavior procedures including Discrete Trial Training, Incidental Training, Precision Teaching, and verbal behavior. With over 14 years of experience in the field of ABA, she has a passion for working with children and making a difference with each individual.

Mary Tortorici

Mary Tortorici

BCBA, Area Clinical Director

Mary began working in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis in 2013. She started her ABA journey as a para-professional in a special education preschool just outside of Boston, MA. After moving to Utah in 2014, Mary worked as an RBT providing in-home ABA services for children on the Autism spectrum. In May 2018, she graduated from the University of Utah with a Master’s in Special Education and an emphasis in Applied Behavior Analysis. She then passed her exam to earn the title of a BCBA in August, 2018. Mary has felt fortunate to provide behavior analytical services to families in need. When she is not working as a BCBA, you can find her hiking in the mountains, teaching yoga or traveling with her husband and dog.

Jaimie D'Agostini

BCBA, Salt Lake County Regional Manager

Jaimie entered the world of ABA in 2012. She initially worked with adults with developmental disabilities at the University of Nevada, Reno. She then completed a master's of education at Arizona State University, during which time her focus was on young children diagnosed with Autism. In 2016 she earned the title of BCBA. Over the years, Jaimie has dedicated her time to learning about Autism from autistic people themselves, and feels passionately about celebrating neurodiversity and Autism acceptance. Jaimie believes in a whole-child approach to ABA, where establishing connection and safety are the foundation of successful relationships, as well as behavior change and learning. Jaimie is a mom to 3 kids, 1 being neurodivergent. This has fueled her passion for intentional, conscious parenting and it is her goal to support parents in meeting their child where they are at, while also helping kids reach their full potential.

Erin Gates

BCBA, Regional Manager of Summit and Wasatch Counties

Erin Gates has been working as a Consultant at Advanced Behavior Analysis since September of 2019. She became enamored with children diagnosed with ASD and the science of human behavior during her undergraduate studies when she got a job as a Registered Behavior Technician in 2016. Her fascination with the field lead her through the rest of her undergraduate coursework at Utah State University, and toward a Master's degree in Applied Behavior Analysis with an emphasis in autism at Ball State University, graduating in May 2019. She loves that every day brings new challenges and opportunities to learn and grow. She is passionate about bettering the lives of each child she works with, as well as creating positive change in the lives of their families.

Tori Chrupalo

BCBA, Clinical Education Coordinator

Tori Chrupalo joined the Advanced Behavior Analysis team in 2017 after 5 years of working in the field of recreational therapy. As a Board Certified Recreational Therapist, she specialized in providing adaptive adventure opportunities for children with Autism and children with various behavioral and cognitive impairments. Once she discovered the field of human behavior she fell in love and headed back to school to get her Master degree in Special Education (BCBA track) at the University of Utah. She has been a BCBA with our company since May 2019 and loving every minute of it.

Nicole Morrison

BCBA, Clinic Operations Manager

Nicole’s passion for working with those with autism began while growing up with a brother with autism. As a child, Nicole had BCBA’s and ABA therapists in her home for over 10 years and saw the positive, life changing impact ABA therapy had on her brother and family. Nicole has years of experience working with those on the autism spectrum, ranging from ages 3-21. Nicole has a Bachelors degree in Psychology from Northern Arizona University and a Masters degree in Special Education with an emphasis in Applied Behavior Analysis. Nicole is now a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and is licensed in the state of Utah. Nicole enjoys all aspects of ABA therapy, but she is passionate about Neurodiversity affirming practice, teaching boundaries and teaching social emotional learning.

Arielle Bennett

BCBA

Arielle has been with Advanced Behavior Analysis since May 2019. She started as a technician at Carmen B. Pingree in 2014 where she quickly fell in love with the field and decided to pursue her BCBA certification. She graduated from Capella University with a degree in Applied Behavior Analysis in September 2018 and passed the exam in 2019. She loves working with children with autism and having the opportunity to work with their family to create lasting positive changes. In her free time, Arielle enjoys competing in triathlons, reading, playing board games and spending time with her little one.

Lavere Harward

BCBA

Has been working with kids for years now and found that for him, there is no greater profession. He loves seeing them grow and change over time and use the coping tools and tactics he has taught them in their everyday life. ABA has allowed him to grow and expand my repertoire of skills and knowledge, and it has allowed him to continue working in the field he loves!

Jordan Chamberlian

BCBA

Jordan Chamberlain is a Board Certified Analyst at Advanced Behavior Analysis. She graduated from Ball State University with a Master’s degree in Applied Behavior Analysis with a focus on Autism. She absolutely loves spending time with children on the autism spectrum and hopes to make a difference in the lives of many children and families throughout her career.

Jessica Estep

BCBA

Taylor Laudie

BCBA

Taylor has been with ABA for over 2 years and currently works as a BCBA in Salt Lake County. She graduated with her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from UVU in 2019 and her master’s degree in Special Education from the University of Utah in 2020. Taylor has worked with children ages 2-8 years old diagnosed with autism. The most rewarding part of her job is helping children with autism and their families have a better overall quality of life through the skills and techniques she teaches during ABA therapy. In her free time, she loves to spend time outside with her husband and their dog and she also loves boxing!

Tonya Jones

BCBa

Tonya has over 10 years of experience working with kids and adults with special needs. She received her bachelors degree in Child Development 2014 before going on to receive her master's degree in Applied Behavior Analysis 2017. She has been a BCBA since 2018 and loves helping people with autism and seeing the changes and impact on their families. She hopes to continue to learn and help families for many years to come. When she not working she enjoys traveling, hiking, playing tennis, and road trips with her family.

Jillian McKinney

BCBA

Jillian began working in the field of ABA in 2014 after finding her passion for individuals with special needs while volunteering at an adaptive program through Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation. She has worked in various settings such as in-home, clinics, community, and schools providing ABA therapy to a range of 2-22 year olds. She graduated with her Bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University of Utah, and completed her Master's degree in Applied Behavior Analysis at Ball State University. Jillian earned her BCBA credential in March of 2021. She particularly loves using pivotal response training and working on vocational skills with clients. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her son and dog!

Taylor Dickinson

BCBA

Taylor has been in the ABA field for about 5 years. She has worked with children since she started college in 2014 where she learned about what ABA is from a coworker at the time. Taylor began working in ABA in 2017 and instantly loved witnessing the progress clients made. Taylor received her Bachelor’s in Psychology in 2018. She graduated with her Master's in Psychology with an emphasis in Applied Behavior Analysis in September 2020 and passed her BCBA exam in September 2021. Taylor moved to Utah from Colorado in February 2021. Taylor's favorite part about this job is being a part of the child’s life and providing support to the families.

Lauren Hills

BCBA

Lauren has worked with children with disabilities for over 13 years. She received her B.S. in Special Education-Severe Disabilities in 2011 from Utah State University and worked as a life skills special education teacher for six years. She later obtained her M.S. in Special Education-Transition Concentration from Utah State University in 2017. Lauren is currently working on a Ph.D. in Autism and Developmental Disabilities from the University of Texas at Austin. She has worked as a Registered Behavior Technician for 2 years and became a BCBA in 2022. Outside of work, Lauren loves spending time with her family, playing tennis, trail running, and traveling. Lauren loves working with children with disabilities and helping them to reach their potential!