Katherine was introduced to ABA as a behavior technician an early intervention clinic at West Virginia University, where she received a dual Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Communication Studies. She went on to earn a Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis in Developmental Disabilities through Auburn University, where she worked in preschool, outpatient, and residential settings with clients from 3-21 years old. After graduating from Auburn and becoming a BCBA in August 2015, she completed a year-long fellowship at the Virginia Institute of Autism. Katherine has been providing ABA services in Colorado Springs ever since, and she joined Behavior and Learning Group in 2018. Throughout her career, she has presented collaborative research in the behavior analytic and pediatric psychology fields and has enjoyed teaching paraprofessionals, undergraduates, families, technicians, and graduate students to work with the clients she served. Her goal is for clients to live their most independent and fulfilling lives and to prioritize teaching skills that extend that improved quality of life to clients’ loved ones. Her professional passions include reducing severe challenging behavior as well as utilizing ongoing training to nurture technicians’ skills and excitement within the field. In her free time, Katherine enjoys reading, coffee, live music, and her dogs.