Professional Team

Program Manager

Karina Bogomolsky B.A (Hon)

Karina’s professional career has the perfect combination of more than ten years experience in the Human Resources field, and more than five years experience as a Behaviour Therapist providing individual and group Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) and Intensive Behavioural Intervention (IBI) in schools, homes and community based settings.

Karina holds a Bachelors degree in Psychology and a Postgraduate Certificate in Autism and Behavioural Science at Seneca College. She also has a Crisis Prevention Intervention certification, and holds a membership to the Ontario Association for Applied Behaviour Analysis.

 

Clinical Director

Lisa Israel, RN, MADS, BCBA

Lisa has been working with individuals with disabilities and their families for over 20 years. She is a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst in addition to Registered Nurse and holds a Masters Degree in Disability Studies with a specialty in Applied Behaviour Analysis and a Masters Certificate in Autism and is a Rehabilitation Specialist.

She enjoyed 6 years on the Board of Directors of the Ontario Association for Behaviour Analysis as Recruitment Chair and has taught Behaviour Analysis at the college level. She is dedicated to her work as a Behaviour Analyst and Clinical Director at Applied Behavioural Interventions. Lisa has developed an ABA parent training manual and curriculum for parents of children with disabilities in addition to providing consultation on school advocacy, human rights for persons with disabilities, and designing and running social skills groups for children with PDD.
 

Shiri Bartman, M.A., BCBA 

Shiri Bartman has a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology and is a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst. Shiri has been working with children diagnosed with autism for more than 15 years in both the public and private sector, providing direct service, clinical supervision, staff training, and consultation. Shiri sits on the Seneca College and George Brown College Program Advisory Committees for the Autism and Behavioural Sciences programs. Shiri has run training workshops for both parents and professionals in Canada, France, and Switzerland.
 

Ronit Rosenblum, M. Ed., CDA

Ronit Rosenblum has been working with individuals with autism for over 10 years. She completed her Masters Certificate in Autism and Related Disabilities. In 2008 she received a Graduate Certificate in the Communicative Disorders Assistants Program from Durham College, where she maintained the Dean's List throughout the duration of the program. In 2011 she received a Masters degree in Education where she specialized in Special Education. Since 2003, Ronit has had extensive training in the area of autism and related disabilities and currently enjoys positions as a Senior Clinician at Applied Behavioural Interventions and Director at Your Turn Communication Therapy. Ronit creates, implements and oversees programming and ongoing treatment integrity. Ronit’s research is in parental adherence to behavioural recommendations and is currently writing a parent training manual for parents who wish to teach their children communication and social skills using a behavioural approach.
 

Renata Colantonio, M.Ads, BCBA

Renata is a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst and has a Master’s Degree in Applied Disability Studies, specializing in Applied Behaviour Analysis.

Renata has worked with children and adults with Autism or other intellectual disabilities by providing group or individual therapy for over 15 years. Renata’s desire is to help each individual to increase their independence, community inclusion and enhance their quality of life.
 

Stacey Dunn Kinnear, B.A (H)

She completed a specialized honors bachelor degree in Psychology at York University. Stacey has over 15 years experience working in Aquatics as a certified Aquatic Supervisor, National Lifeguard, Lifesaving Advanced Instructor/Examiner, First Aid instructor/Examiner. She is an affiliate member with the Lifesaving Society. She has taught and supervised swim lessons for individuals with special needs at Variety Village in Scarborough and with the Town of Aurora.

Stacey also has over 8 years experience in the field of Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA). Providing centre, home and school based assessment, program design, and training for children with Special Needs.

 

Frances Eydlin

She is a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst with a Masters of Education in Developmental Psychology and Education. She has been dancing for over 22 years and has been teaching dance for 11 years. She has been working with children that have received a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder for over 5 years. Frances’ goal is to help each student feel confident and use dance as a form of art, exercise and as an outlet of expression.