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Allen Autism Treatment Center

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ABA therapy now open in Allen!

No matter where your child is on the autism spectrum, we provide the learning environment they need!

We’d like to encourage you to attend one of our informational sessions or set up a tour at our brand new, state-of-the-art treatment center so you can see, first-hand, what makes Behavioral Innovations different from other ABA providers. We look forward to meeting you soon!

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Allen Treatment Center

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Inside A Treatment Center

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Treatment Center Staff

Kelly Walker, MS, BCBA
Clinical Director

Kelly is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst, Texas Licensed Behavior Analyst, and the Clinical Director for the Allen Treatment Center. Kelly has been providing behavioral services to children on the autism spectrum since 2012. Kelly will be reporting to the Regional Director of Operations.

Kelly completed her Master’s of Science in Psychology with an emphasis in Applied Behavior Analysis from the University of Southern Mississippi in 2016.

Kelly’s training and applied work focus on function-based assessment, treatment, and training implementation. Kelly has experience providing behavioral services to clients with a wide range of referral concerns, though has particular interest and experience targeting compliance, reducing problem behaviors, increasing appropriate engagement, parent and teacher trainings, and verbal behavior. Kelly believes in high ethical standards, comprehensive interventions, parental involvement in the success of her clients, and the importance of celebrating each client victory, both short-term and long-term.

When Kelly is not working, she enjoys spending time with her family, biking, and serving as a soccer chauffeur.

Dianna Lee
Assistant Clinical Director

Dianna begins her BI career after having a tremendous background in special education in the public-school setting and having a great understanding of the variety of settings that would be great transition goals for our amazing clients. Dianna shared that one of the biggest reasons she joined the BI team is the opportunity to help develop in a center-based setting and by also knowing the strong reputation that Behavioral Innovations has throughout the community and the consistency she’s come to know. Our Allen team will be much stronger now that she is on board and we expect big things to come!

Astara Blain
Clinical Operations Manager

Astara has been with BI for over two years and has added tremendous growth and support to our Allen center. She has been a wonderful leader who started her career as a Registered Behavior Technician and worked her way up to her current role of Clinical Operations Manager. While at our Allen center, Astara has helped countless families with their child’s unique journey and has been a valuable team member to both our seasoned staff and new hires that are just coming on board. We’re so lucky to have Astara and we expect even bigger things from her!

Maryam Shahid
Center Administrator

Maryam is our new Center Administrator for the Allen Treatment Center.

Maryam has a background in building a network of post-acute care providers for a local Accountable Care Organization (ACO). She has a demonstrated history of working in the hospital and health care industry with a focus on improving quality of healthcare.

Maryam received her Master's degree in Healthcare Leadership and Management from the University of Texas at Dallas in 2017.

When Maryam is not at work, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She loves traveling, trying new food, and is a passionate Dallas Cowboys fan!

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