ABA Positive Support Services is a Hawaii based company specializing in applied behavior analysis (ABA) for children with autism and their families.
Catherine Wilson, MEd, BCBA, LMHC, founded Positive Support Services and continues to be intimately involved in every detail of the business ensuring high quality service delivery. Her passion for ABA was found at Western Michigan University where she was fortunate to study with Dr. Richard Malott, a premier behavior analyst. She has been certified by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board since 1996. Catherine Wilson has over 20 years experience implementing ABA with children in-home, school, and community environments. Catherine has lived in Hawaii since 1997. She has collaborated effectively with Hawaii’s Department of Education and Department of Health since that time. Catherine’s license in mental health counseling has bridged that gap between real people and ABA programing.
Lindsey Shepard B.S., M.S Autism and Applied Behavior
Lindsey Shepherd is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst with six years experience working with youth ages 3-20 with autism and developmental delays. She holds a Bachelors in Social Work and Masters in Autism and Applied Behavior. Lindsey has experiences implementing school, home, and community programming.
Melissa Urquidi, MSc, BCBA
Melissa Urquidi is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst with over 15 years experience working with children and adults with autism and developmental delays in a wide variety of settings. She studied ABA abroad at Bangor University where she acquired her MSc in behavior analysis.
Heather Linden Dozier M.Div., BCBA.
Heather Linden Dozier has been employed in the field of education for 17 years. She received her Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education (plus Montessori certification) from Chaminade University in 2000 and a Master of Divinity in 2003.
Melinda Tsaclas, MS, BCBA
Melinda Tsaclas is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst with over 10 years of experience working with individuals, ages 4-21, diagnosed with autism and developmental delays. She studied education at Molloy College, in New York, where she acquired her masters degree in both elementary and special education. She then went on and studied ABA at Florida Institute of Technology where she completed her course work to earn her certification in behavior analysis.