About Us
We use the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis to conduct quality assessments and behavioral intervention plans. PBS is committed to producing outcomes that improve an individual’s skills and quality of life.

Our Mission

  • Create a responsive system that applies the principles of PBS to meet the needs of individuals, families and organizations we serve to produce quality of life changes that last
  • Develop an organization that attracts the most competent, enthusiastic people and turns them into proficient professionals

Why PBS?

We are different. Our vision is two-fold, focused both on the clients and families we serve and on the staff we work with and invest in developing. We are outcome driven and provide a multi-level tier of clinical support. We are not just looking for behavior analysts and technicians, but are searching for the best of each. If you want to work with a team who supports their staff, offers opportunities for professional development and growth, and focuses on our families first, PBS is for you!

Leadership Team

  • Michael Nolan
    Chief Executive Officer

    Michael Nolan Ph.D. is an excellent Board Certified Behavior Analyst and has been the President of Positive Behavior Supports Corp. since 2007. Michael attended the University of South Florida More

  • Tahra Cessna
    Chief Operations Officer

    Tahra Cessna is a wife, mother, and a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. She has been working with individuals with special needs since 2003. She specializes in parent education and advocacy for the ri More

  • Lindsay Hauer
    Executive Director

    Lindsay is based in Austin, Texas and has been board certified for 14 years and has extensive experience with severe behavior disorders and pediatric feeding disorders, having worked at Kennedy Kriege More

  • Jennifer Lenderman
    Clinical Director

    Jennifer Lenderman is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst who began working in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis in 2008. She holds a Master''s in Education in Curriculum and Instruction in Applie More

  • Amy Sulger
    Clinical Director

    Amy Sulger is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst who began working in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis in 2010. She holds a Master’s of Education in Special Education Degree and Graduate Certifi More

  • Ms. Shannon OLeary
    Clinical Director
  • Mrs. Shannon Ballinger
    Clinical Director
  • Mrs. Claudia Axelrod
    Clinical Director - Broward county, West Coast and Southwest Regions

    Claudia Axelrod completed her Master’s in Psychology with a concentration in Applied Behavior Analysis in March 2015. Claudia became a Board Certified Behavior Analyst In September 2015. She had been More

  • Melissa Delgado
    Clinical Director

    Melissa Delgado is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. She has worked in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis since 2006. She holds a Master’s degree from Florida Institute of Technology in Behavior More

  • Robert Troxell
    Clinical Director

    Robert Troxell graduated with a B.A. in Psychology from West Chester University of Pennsylvania in 2007. Upon graduation Robert started his career as a Secure Detention Counselor in the juvenile deten More

  • Sarah Murphy
    Clinical Director

    Sarah Murphy is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and Special Educator, serving as the Regional Coordinator at PBS for the state of New Jersey. Sarah obtained her Bachelor’s degree in psychol More

  • Elyse Bradford
    Clinical Director

    Elyse Bradford is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and Licensed Behavior Analyst located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She obtained her bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, an More

  • Dawn Fleminger
    Clinical Director

    Dawn received her Bachelor''s degree in Social Relations and Communications from Michigan State University and her Master''s degree in Special Education from Brandman University. Dawn has been a Board More

  • Moniek Wilson
    Clinical Director

    Moniek earned her master’s degree in Behavior Analysis and Therapy from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. She completed her practicum working with children with severe and challenging behavior More

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