Staff

ABA is pleased to have some of the best clinicians in the state of Kentucky. We are a collaborative team that consult and work together to provide the highest quality service to our clients. With varied backgrounds and  unique skills/abilities we are able to match the needs of our clients with the ‘right’ clinician.

Administration

Christopher D. George, M.Ed., BCBA, LBA

Executive Director/Licensed Behavior Analyst
Cell: 606.875.2137 • Office: 606.677.2636 • Email: chrisgeorge_BCBA@mac.com

About Chris George

Chris graduated from the University of Florida in 1997 with a Master’s in Special Education. He taught high school special education for 4 years. During the same time he helped establish a non-profit Americorps program that taught GED courses and auto repair to high school drop-outs… find out more about Christopher George here >>

Amanda Southard

Amanda Southard

Program Director

Email: asouth22@hotmail.com
Cell: 606.309.3416

Tiffany Zajkowski

Tiffany Zajkowski

HR | Financial Director

Kellie McFarland

Kellie McFarland

Sr. Coordinator of Direct Support Services | Insurance Manager

Email: kelliermcfarland@gmail.com
Cell: 502.386.8924

Amanda York

Amanda York

File Manager | Records Administrator

Email: aballc.records@gmail.com

Cell: 606.416.6469

Melissa Gibson

Melissa Gibson

Clinic Manager

Email:mk.gibson.2003@gmail.com 

Cell: 606.492.7361

Monica Chowning

Monica Chowning

DSP Supervisor

Email: mchowning1991@gmail.com 

Cell: 606.875.8316

CLINICAL MENTORS

Louisville Area:

Tara Sorgi Pelfrey, BCBA, LBA

Licensed Behavior Analyst
Tara_@icloud.com
Cell: 502.594.2731

Louisville Area:

Amber Durr, MA, BCBA, LBA

Licensed Behavior Analyst
amber_behavior@yahoo.com
Cell: 502.681.4578

Louisville Area:

FRED HANNAH, M.ED, BCBA

Behavior Analyst
frederickhannah@gmail.com
Cell: 606.219.0375

Louisville Area:

Christopher D. George, M.Ed, BCBA, LBA

Licensed Behavior Analyst
chrisgeorge_BCBA@mac.com
Cell: 606.875.2137

Somerset Area:

Erica Lunsford, MA

Behavior Specialist
e2475@hotmail.com
Cell: 606.425.3979

Somerset Area:

JESSICA MASON, BCBA, LBA

Behavior Analyst
jess_mason15@yahoo.com
Cell: 606.516.2148

Lexington Area:

Holly Morrison, M.Ed., BCBA, LBA

Licensed Behavior Analyst
hollymorrison101@gmail.com
Cell: 606.627.3504

Lexington Area:

SARAH STRICKER, MS, BCBA, LBA

Licensed Behavior Analyst
sfatchison@gmail.com
Cell: 859.492.7118

Verbal Behavior Programs:

KELLY RICHIE, MA, BCBA, LBA

Licensed Behavior Analyst
ksnels02@gmail.com
Cell: 270.875.0709

CLINICians

JULIE JOSEPH-FOX, MA

Certified Psychologist w/Aut. Func.
juliejosephfoxoffice@gmail.com
Office: 606.679.6324

LEZLEY Manies, M.ED

Behavior Specialist
lezleymanies@hotmail.com
Cell: 606.682.6691

Elizabeth Back, ma

Behavior Specialist
elizabeth_back90@hotmail.com
Cell: 859.552.6012

 

ASHLEY ALLEN, MA, BCBA

Behavior Analyst
achris2483@gmail.com
Cell: 502.821.3791

DUSTY BROWN, MAT, BCBA

Behavior Analyst
dbrown40@yahoo.com
Cell: 606.521.0923

KAYLA CHANDLER, MA, BCBA, LBA

Licensed Behavior Analyst
kayla2005@fuse.net
Cell: 502.292.8562

SCOTT DYKES, M.ED

Behavior Specialist
sweetrunner2002@yahoo.com
Cell: 606.305.8491

Ashley MEEKS, MA

Behavior Specialist
ashleyjomeeks@gmail.com
Cell: 606.875.9844

JOHN DEGONDA, MA

Behavior Specialist
john.degonda@yahoo.com
Cell: 952.215.5231

AMANDA DICK, M.ed

Behavior Specialist
amandadick.aba@gmail.com
Cell: 606.875.1137

MICHAEL GIBSON, M.ED

Behavior Specialist
therealmichaelgibson@hotmail.com
Cell: 270.217.5768

MELINDA JURGENSEN, MS, BCBA

Behavior Analyst
melinda.jurgensen@gmail.com
Cell: 502.471.8566

JACK EVANS, ma

Behavior Analyst
jackmevans1984@gmail.com
Cell: 606.253.6369

MANDY JONES, M.ED

Behavior Specialist
mjjones6@gmail.com
Cell: 606.305.3049

EMILY HOLT, M.ED, BCBA, LBA, LPAT, LPCC, CADC

Licensed Behavior Analyst
emilyholt_aba@yahoo.com
Cell: 502.905.7714

JOSH YOUSEM, MA, BCBA, LBA

Licensed Behavior Analyst
josh.yousem1@gmail.com
Cell: 502.550.2716

LEECY JACK, MS, BCBA

Behavior Analyst
leecyaba@gmail.com
Cell: 765.618.7448

DENYSE KIDD, MA, BCBA

Behavior Analyst
k.denysekidd@gmail.com
Cell: 606.875.3113

Stephanie Mcintyre, M.Ed

Behavior Specialist
stephmcintyreuky@gmail.com
Cell: 321.961.1162

JACKIE KOEBEL-SPAULDING, MS

Behavior Specialist
jkoebel20@gmail.com
Cell: 502.802.9085

TAMARA MILLS, MA

Behavior Specialist
tamarajmills@yahoo.com
Cell: 502.500.6529

HEATHER Frazier, MS, BCBA, LBA

Licensed Behavior Analyst
heatherfrz@hotmail.com
Cell: 240.434.6749

ALICEN MARSHALL, MA, BCBA

Behavior Analyst
acvoll1@yahoo.com
Cell: 502.379.9783

SAMANTHA LOWE, MS

Behavior Specialist
sajlow@gmail.com
Cell: 606.548.075

MEGAN Landry-Spires, M.Ed, BCBA

Behavior Analyst
landry.megan390@gmail.com
Cell: 614.668.6034

DIANNA MITCHELL, m.ed

Behavior Specialist
dianna9469@gmail.com
Cell: 859.248.8209

ERIN MORESCHI, MS, BCBA, LBA

Licensed Behavior Analyst
ebordis@hotmail.com
Cell: 502.386.7753

AMBERLY PENDLEY, MA

Behavior Specialist, SLPA
amberly.pendley@bardstown.kyschools.us
Cell: 502.507.1368

Ashley Rucker, M.Ed

Behavior Specialist
ashley.foraker@gmail.com
Cell: 859.492.6836

Amber McMullin, MS, BCBA

Behavior Analyst
akmcmullin13@gmail.com
Cell: 239.404.1719

Courtney Myers, m.ed, bcba

Behavior Analyst
cem123@me.com
Cell: 502.744.3999

 

Jordan brovelli, ms

Behavior Specialist
jordan.brovelli@uky.edu
Cell: 508.479.5553

KAYLEE ORTIZ, MS, BCBA

Behavior Analyst
kaylee.ortiz@uky.edu
Cell: 270.401.4013

Shelby Brown, M.Ed

Behavior Specialist
sbmcki13@gmail.com
Cell: 502.271.8250

Julie Jasper, M.Ed, BCBA, LBA

Licensed Behavior Analyst
jjasper@duo-county.com
Cell: 606.219.5593

Amanda Rupert, MS, BCBA, LBA

Licensed Behavior Analyst
amanda21.bcba@gmail.com
Cell: 502.593.6150

Christy Justice, MA, BCBA, LBA

Licensed Behavior Analyst
christyjustice@live.com
Cell: 502.558.9664

James T. Miller, MA, CTRS

Behavior Specialist
james_miller282@mymail.eku.edu
Cell: 859.408.5983

TRAVIS McGOWEN, MA, BCBA

Behavior Analyst
tlmcgowenaba@gmail.com
Cell: 812.786.4571

Tyler McGOWEN, M.Div, MA, BCBA, LBA

Licensed Behavior Analyst
tmcgowenaba@gmail.com
Cell: 502.468.9088

Charity Watson, MS

Behavior Specialist
cwatson2055@gmail.com 
Cell: 502.507.1756

Elizabeth Johns, MA

Behavior Specialist
ekolles209@gmail.com 
Cell: 859.797.1591

Patricia Gray, M.S. ED, BCBA, LBA

Licensed Behavior Analyst
pgraybcba@gmail.com
Cell: 916.990.2915

Amy Peterson, MA, LBD

Behavior Specialist
amyrpeterson88@gmail.com
Cell: 502.902.7554

Jenie Webb, M.A. Ed

Behavior Specialist
jwebb.behaviorspecialist@gmail.com
Cell: 859.200.1835

Michelle Montgomery, MAT

Behavior Specialist
michelle.montgomery@carroll.kyschools.us
Cell: 505.525.1322

Therapists

HOLLY WHITTAKER, SLP

Speech Language Pathologist
hollypwhittaker@gmail.com
Cell: 606.307.5761

ERIN WESLEY, MS, CCC-SLP

Speech Language Pathologist
erinelizabethwesley03@gmail.com
Cell: 606.219.5252

Heather Price, ms, ccc-slp

Speech Language Pathologist
ayrprice@outlook.com
Cell: 606.875.0199

Kay Connor-Israel, bs

Physical Therapist
kayisrael1@gmail.com
Cell: 859.533.4669

NATHAN SMITH, MS, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist
nathansmithotr@gmail.com
Cell: 859.481.4055

Sandra Rape, BS, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist
sandyrape@hotmail.com
Cell: 606.875.0996

Dipesh Soma, PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant
soma03@gmail.com
Cell: 606.219.5525

JESSICA countryman, pta

Physical Therapist Assistant
jesscountryman6@gmail.com
Cell: 606.305.1171

Deirdre Cox, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist
deirdre_cox56@mymail.eku.edu
Cell: 606.675.3200

Carla Jackson, PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant
carla9@live.com 
Cell: 606.307.3945