Our Staff

Christine Padilla

MS, BCBA

Christine attained her bachelor’s in Psychology from California State University Los Angeles and Master’s of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis from California State University Los Angeles. Christine has worked with children with autism and related disabilities in clinic, home and school settings.

Christine’s experiences have included severe behaviors, early intervention, social skills, functional communication training, verbal behavior training, instructional design, parent training, staff training, functional analysis. In addition, Christine has experience attending IEP meetings to collaborate with different professionals such as speech and language pathologists, teachers, and occupational therapists.  Christine is bilingual, and is fluent in Spanish.

Karina Vargas

MA, BCBA

Karina has specialized in the treatment of children, adolescents, and adults with disabilities including autism and related disorders since 2009. Karina has worked both in the home and school setting with children, teachers, and families. Karina received her Master’s in Teaching with specialization in Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA).  She received her bachelor’s in science from the California State University of Northridge.  In her 10 years in the field, Karina has conducted initial treatment planning and assessment, designed behavioral interventions to teach language, play socialization, and designed alternative and augmentative communication devices.

Marvin Escobar

MS, BCBA

Brittany Gonzale

MA, BCBA

Amber Poole

MS, BCBA