Practitioner Directory

This is a resource for families and other practitioners. If you are an ORABA member who’s a practitioner and would like to be listed on this page, please fill out our member information form.

BCBA = Board Certified Behavior Analyst; BCaBA = Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst; LBA = Licensed Behavior Analyst (Oregon state); LAB = Licensed Assistant Behavior Analyst (Oregon State), RBAI – Registered Behavior Analysis Interventionist (Oregon State)

ORABA does not guarantee or endorse the providers or services listed here, nor do we guarantee that providers are up-to-date on their licensure or certification. You can check on a provider’s status at the BACB and Oregon Health Licensing Office. We’ve listed the Business and Individual members who have elected to be part of this directory, along with their official member employees. Many of the businesses have other certified members on staff who are not listed here.

BUSINESS MEMBERS – Portland-Vancouver Area

AKA Consulting

Alice Keyl Austin, PhD, BCBA-D, LBA
ToeKnee Morales, MA, BCBA, LBA

11481 SW Hall Blvd. Suite 104
Portland, OR 97223
Phone: (971) 258-5555

Providing a variety of ABA-based services to children and adults with autism and other developmental disabilities.

Building Bridges: Behavioral Interventions for Young Children

Emily Hoyt, MA, BCBA Co-owner
Beth Mishler, MA, BCBA Co-owner
Melissa Gard, PhD, BCBA-D, LBA, Clinical Director
Kaylee Day, MA, BCBA, LBA
Emily Kearney, MA, BCBA, LBA
Lauren Linclau, BCBA, LBA

4724 SW Macadam Avenue
Portland, OR 97239
Phone: (503) 235-3122

Specializing in behavioral interventions to help young children children with autism spectrum disorders become happy, social, communicative people. We use scientifically proven techniques to help children succeed in the home, classroom, and community.

Ages served: 2-9

Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)

Candice Pogge, BCBA, LBA (Regional Manager)
Greg Macke, BCBA, LBA

5801 NW Cornelius Pass Road
Hillsboro, OR 97214
Phone: (971) 762-1144

The Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) is among the world’s largest and most experienced autism treatment providers and the third largest non-governmental organization in the United States contributing to autism research. CARD was founded in 1990 by leading autism expert and clinical psychologist Doreen Granpeesheh, PhD, BCBA-D. CARD diagnoses, assesses, and treats individuals of all ages who are affected by autism spectrum disorder (ASD) at treatment centers throughout the United States and around the globe. CARD treats individuals with ASD using the principles and procedures of applied behavior analysis (ABA), which is empirically proven to be the most effective method for treating individuals with ASD and recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the US Surgeon General.

Footprints Behavioral Interventions

Corey Stump, MA, BCBA, LBA
Jessica Barkley, MA, BCBA, LBA

3415 SE Powell Blvd
Portland, OR 97202

Phone: 503-395-5362
Fax: 949-253-4627

Footprints Behavioral Interventions offers comprehensive services to individuals with autism and related disorders from infancy to adulthood. Our behavioral programs are implemented through a combination of structured and goal-oriented, play-based teaching interactions.

A Hope for Autism Foundation

Robbin Sobotka-Soles, BCaBA, LAB
Shana Lahar, BCBA, LBA

2120 SW Jefferson Street, Suite #B200
Portland, OR 97201
Phone: (503) 244-4083

We provide evidence based treatment and financial assistance and resources to families affected by autism and assist in providing qualified professionals and educational & training opportunities in the field of behavior analysis to fulfill the need for children diagnosed with autism.

Ages served: Birth – Age 10

Play Connections Autism Services

Melanie Shaw, MA, BCBA, LBA
Amber Crane, BCBA, LBA

1800 NW 169th Place, Bldg. 100
Beaverton, OR 97006
Phone: (503) 737-4693

Intensive early learner program for ages 3 to 6 in Beaverton.

Western Psychological & Counseling Services, PC

Amy Aadland, PsyD
Corrigan Luther, BCBA, LBA

18765 SW Boones Ferry Rd. , Suite 100
Tualatin OR 97062
Phone: (503) 737-4693

Early Intervention Program (EIP): Housed in our Tualatin, Oregon office, this program uses interventions grounded in ABA to help children between the ages of 18 months and 6 years old who struggle with language, feeding, toilet training, social skills, and behavior problems.

Intensive Behavior Unit (IBU): Also housed in our Tualatin, Oregon office, this program is designed for children and teens with physically aggressive or self-injurious behaviors. This is our most intensive program for children and teens. Treatment is offered Monday through Friday. This facility is specially equipped to safely handle severe behavior. This program is best suited for individuals with social, behavioral, and/or language challenges that make it difficult to leave the home or attend school full time.

Ages served: Birth – 3, Age 3-5, Age 5-10, Adolescents

BUSINESS MEMBERS – Outside Portland Metro Area

Bridgeway House

Patricia Wigney, Executive Director
Rachel White, BCBA, LBA

Mailing Address: PO Box 10639
Eugene, OR 97440

Location Address: 555 East 15th Avenue
Eugene, OR 97405
Phone: (541) 345-0805

Bridgeway House offers treatments, developmental therapies, enrichment courses, and support to children and families of all income levels affected by autism and related disabilities.

Ages served: Birth – Adults

Cascade Behavioral Intervention

Jenny Fischer, PhD, BCBA-D, LBA
Nikole McEwen, BCBA, LBA

PO Box 1432
Bend, OR 97709
Phone: (541) 480-2570

Cascade Behavioral Intervention specializes in Early Intensive ABA, and works to create positive outcomes for children with autism through evidence-based intervention. 

INDIVIDUAL MEMBERS – Portland-Vancouver Area

Western Psychological and Counseling Services (WPCS)

Michelle Swanson Sherbon, BCBA, LBA

18765 SW Boones Ferry Road, Suite 100
Tualatin, OR 97062
Phone: (503) 612-1000

Michelle is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and a Licensed Behavior Analyst through the Oregon Health Licensing Board. Michelle currently works at Western Psychological and Counseling Services (WPCS) where she is a part of the Intensive Behavior Unit working with individuals with severe problem behavior including aggression and self-injury. Before working at WPCS Michelle worked at The Shabani Institute in California which also specializes in severe problem behavior.

Michelle began working in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) during undergrad. She went on to complete her Masters of Arts in Behavioral Clinical Psychology, at California State University, Northridge. During her masters, Michelle completed 1500 hours of practicum ABA experience under Dr. Tara Fahmie and completed research in Dr. Fahmie’s lab, Taking Steps Together. While living in California Michelle had the privilege of presenting her research and clinical work at California’s state ABA conference (Cal ABA).

Ages served: Birth-adolescent


The Child Center

Jenna Sant-Wing, BCBA, LBA

3995 Marcola Road
Springfield, OR 97477
Phone: (541) 726-1465

ABA services at The Child Center provide Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention (EIBI) to children ages 1 through 3 years and individualized 1:1 services to kids and adolescents through age 18. A clinic-based, home-based or hybrid model (clinic and home combination) is available. Parent training, in individualized and/or group settings, is heavily emphasized.