Aimee Herrera, M.Sc., BCBA
Behavior Analyst, Autism Specialist
Aimee specializes in behavioral interventions for young children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder and related conditions. She completed a B.A. in Psychology at UCLA and a M.Sc. in Mental Health Studies at the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London. She is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) who uses naturalistic behavioral interventions to teach communication, social interaction, play and academic readiness skills. Aimee worked a child development specialist at UCLA's Center for Autism Research & Treatment from 2013-2020, where she provided parent education & training for two ACE Program studies for young children ages 12-36 months who were at-risk for developing autism spectrum disorder. She has also worked as a member of several multi-disciplinary clinics in Los Angeles and collaborated with families & professionals internationally. Aimee provides a range of services including care coordination for newly diagnosed children, parent education & training, focused ABA programs, school readiness and social skills programs.
Meet the Team
Social Skills Group, BCBA Supervisee
Andrea has worked in education with children and adults for over ten years. She completed a B.A. in English at Pepperdine University and M.A. in Art History at King's College London. In addition, she is completing her coursework and training in applied behavior analysis. Her work synthesizes the arts, education, and intervention for young children with autism and other learning differences. Andrea has worked with children between the ages of 2-7 in multiple educational and clinical settings. Currently, she is the co-leader of Los Amigos Social Club, a social skills group dedicated to promoting social development and developing friendships for children with autism. She brings her experience teaching art history at a local community college and co-curating an international exhibition at the Getty Museum to incorporate the arts into Los Amigos' sessions. Art projects are designed to encourage the children to create connections with friends, support social communication, explore different perspectives, and develop new interests in a supportive and accepting environment.
Early Start Denver Model Therapist, PACT Parent Coach
Ifi is based in London and specializes in early intervention for infants and toddlers presenting with developmental delays and/or early signs of autism. She completed her B.Sc. in Psychology at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and is a graduate member of the British Psychological Society. She completed her M.Sc. in Child and Adolescent Mental Health at University College London, with her dissertation on ‘Early Intervention for Autism Spectrum Disorder: Evaluating the effectiveness in toddlers’. Ifi is an Early Start Denver Model (ESDM) Certified Therapist as well as a Pediatric Autism Communication Therapy (PACT) Certified Parent Coach. Her approach includes highly naturalistic developmental behavioral interventions and parent training. She has worked as part of several multi-disciplinary teams in the UK and Greece, collaborating with a variety of health professionals and early intervention experts from Australia and the US. She is the Principal Rater in a multi-center clinical trial for children and adolescents with ASD.