Martina Barnhart received her master’s degree in special education from National University and is a certified Behavior Analyst. She began her career in ABA over 20 years ago, as an undergrad at UCLA, where she worked with children and adolescents with autism and other developmental disabilities and their family, by delivering behavior intervention services, parent training and developing and providing clinical oversight of ABA programs and staff training. In her role, she is responsible for providing leadership and oversight of clinical service delivery by supporting clinical directors, program supervisors and behavior technicians in their work with families.
“Each day is a new beginning filled with possibilities. I am inspired by the courage and dedication I see in our families, staff and most importantly our clients. I feel blessed each day we celebrate a success and feel grateful to be a part it.“
Graduated from the University of California, Irvine with a Bachelors in Psychology. Went on to receive my Masters in Education specializing in Applied Behavioral Analysis. In 2014 I became a Board Certified Behavioral Analyst. I have been working in the field of Applied Behavioral Analysis for nine years. I have worked with a population of children ages 2-20 with various diagnosis. I am involved in training staff and families in the principles and strategies of Applied Behavioral Analysis and have worked in organizing and providing social skills classes for children who are diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
I love what I do and am very passionate in helping children succeed and fulfill their full potential. In my free time I love spending time with my family, watching movies, shopping and cooking.