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Meet Our Clinical Team

Kaci Carroll, M.Ed., BCBA, LBA

Clinical Programs Director

Kaci is a BCBA with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Disorder from Geneva College and a Master of Education in Applied Behavior Analysis from Arcadia University in Pennsylvania. She has been in the field of behavior analysis for almost 10 years. Her favorite part of ABA is celebrating the small victories. She lived in NJ her whole life until she got married and moved to PA. In her free time, she enjoys cheering on Philadelphia sports teams, being a leader of a clogging group, and spending time with her two kittens.

Madison Andreu, MA., BCBA, LBA

Clinical Quality Director

Madison is a BCBA with a Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Healthcare with a minor in ABA and a Master of Arts in Behavior Analysis with a certification in Positive Behavior Supports from the University of South Florida. She also received a post-graduate certificate in Organizational Behavior Management from the Florida Institute of Technology. She has over 10 years of experience in the ABA field with additional experience in teaching. She has provided services to individuals of all ages- in family and group homes, adult day programs, clinics, and school districts.

Edy Glines, MS., BCBA, LBA

Supervising BCBA

Edy is a BCBA with a Bachelor degree from Florida International University and a Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis from National University. She was a Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) and provided direct ABA therapy to children for 3 years before becoming a BCBA. She is proud to have a Hispanic culture to provide support to Hispanic and Spanish speaking families. He has worked with children as young as 2 years and adults in group homes, but my true passion is working with children and her goal is to see them graduate from the program.

Lisset Riera, MS., BCBA, LBA

Supervising BCBA

Lisset is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst with a Masters in Psychological Prevention and Intervention in Deviant Behavior at School with a specialty in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy from the International University of Valencia. She attended the Florida Institute of Technology for her studies in ABA. Prior to her graduate coursework, Lisset graduated Summa Cum Laude at Florida International University with a Bachelor of Arts in Theater. She is a bilingual analyst, eager to continue learning and to grow within the field. Using her experience in theater and ABA, Lisset enjoys working on social skills and promoting communication. Her biggest commitment is to the betterment of those who she provides service for.

Muhammad Tehseen, MS Ed., BCBA, LBA

Supervising BCBA

Tehseen is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) credentialed as a Licensed Behavior Analyst (LBA) in the state of Maryland. He specialized in special education with a post-graduate certification in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) from the Florida Institute of Technology. He has more than 5 years of experience working with children on the autism spectrum and related disabilities as a licensed educator, who passionately works with children from diverse cultural backgrounds. Tehseen acquired clinical skills, competency, and supervision from the Autism Resource Center related to the school setting. While working with neurodivergent children, he believes in the words of Dr. Temple Grandin’s: “I am different, not less,” and Naoki Higashida’s: “Everybody has a heart that can be touched by something.”.

Amy L. Perkins, MS, CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist

She worked as a Traveling Speech Therapist and served multiple populations in the school systems of Maryland, DC, Michigan and Georgia. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Howard University, then followed up with her Master’s in Speech Pathology at Howard as well. While she enjoys working with all children, Amy is passionate about working with preschool and school-aged children. Her research interests include developmental language disorders in children with ASD, and multidisciplinary service models.

Christine Lewis, M.Ed., BCBA, LBA

Supervising BCBA

Christine is a BCBA with a Master’s Degree in Education from Saint Francis University, a graduate certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis from The Pennsylvania State University, and a graduate certificate as a Special Education Supervisor. She previously supervised ABA classrooms that were part of the PA Autism Initiative, Itinerant Autistic Support Teachers, Life-Skills classrooms, and Multiple-Disability programs for Intermediate Unit 8 in Central PA. She previously worked as an Educational Consultant, Behavior Specialist, Autistic Support Teacher, and First Grade Teacher. Christine has always been passionate about improving the quality of life for her clients and their families. She also volunteers as a group leader for Autism on the Seas, which supports and provides accommodations to families.

Aldrin Tan, MS, BCBA, LBA

Supervising BCBA

Aldrin graduated with academic distinction from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology with Master’s of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis. He obtained his bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Ateneo de Zamboanga University, Philippines. He had extensive training working with children on the spectrum and have established verbal communication, cooperative behaviors, and problem behavior management for years. Aldrin communicates in Tagalog, English, and a little bit in Spanish. On his free time, he enjoys singing karaoke.

Meet Our Administration Team

Salvador E Tan, Ph.D.

Co-Founder & Executive Director

Dr. Tan has a Bachelor of Science in Education and graduate degrees in Business Administration, Special Education and Psychology from the Philippines. He has postgraduate studies in Leadership and Administration. He has extensive experience as a teacher in both General Education and Special Education settings in the United States and abroad. He has been a professor on both graduate and undergraduate levels. Currently, he is a certified teacher in Special Education, Biology and Psychology in the state of Maryland. He serves as a program lead in one of the high schools’ autism programs in Maryland public school.

Henry E Tarroza, Ph.D.

Co-Founder & Director of Operations

Dr. Tarroza has undergraduate degrees in Elementary Education and Psychology, master’s and doctoral degrees in Special Education. He earned his post graduate certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) at Penn State University and has completed his certificate in human resource management and diploma in organizational development. Dr. Tarroza has taught kindergarten to graduate students and has teaching certifications in Special Education, General Education and Psychology in the state of Maryland. Currently, he is a social skills teacher in an autism high school program. He has over twenty years of working experience in both the corporate and academic worlds.

Jesenia Diaz, BS

Office Manager

Jes is a graduate of Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from Townson University, Maryland. She is now enrolled in Master of Arts in Psychology, major in Applied Behavioral Analysis in Perdue Global University. She is a Registered Behavior Technician (RBT). Prior to joining GCAS, Jes has been an office manager of a Physical Therapy company.