Our Team

 

Garry van Zee, PhD, BCBA

Dr. Garry van Zee is the Executive Director, and has been providing services to individuals with disabilities for over 29 years. Dr. Garry van Zee has a PhD in psychology, and is a certified behavior analyst.

Louise van Zee, PhD, LMFT

Dr. Louise van Zee is the Clinical Director, has been providing services to individuals with disabilities for over 35 years. Dr. Louise van Zee has a PhD in Psychology, is a licensed marriage and family therapist, and has California Teaching credentials in Education and Adaptive Physical Education.

 Lina Bawarshi Nelson, MS, MA

Mrs. Lina Nelson is the Director for the early intervention program, and has been providing services to very young children with delays and disabilities for over 25 years. Ms. Lina Nelson has two masters’ degrees: in Special and Early Childhood education.

 Lisa Tennant, BS

Ms. Lisa Tennant is the assistant Director for the early intervention program, and has been providing services to very young children with delays and disabilities for over 15 years. Ms. Lisa Tennant has a bachelor’s degree in psychology with an emphasis in early childhood education.

 Victor De Leon, MS, BCBA

Mr. Victor DeLeon is the Director of the intensive behavior intervention program, and has been providing services to individuals with disabilities for over 20 years. Mr. De Leon has a master’s degree in applied behavior analysis.

 Kelly Prieto, MS, BCBA

Mr. Kelly Prieto is the Director for the behavior management program, and has been providing services to children with Autism and other related disorders for nearly 20 years. Mr. Kelly Prieto has a master’s degree in applied behavior analysis.

Cathy La Bon, BS

Ms. Cathy La Bon is the assistant director for the independent living skills program, and has been providing services to individuals with disabilities for nearly 15 years. Ms. La Bon has a bachelor’s degree in psychology and has provided direct services to individuals with autism and other related disorders for more than 5 years with a specialty of applied behavior analysis.

MaryAnne Vitrio, MS, BCBA

Ms. Mary Anne Vidro is the Director for the ABLE program in our Hacienda Height facility, and has been providing services to young children with disabilities for over 10 years. Ms. Mary Anne Vidro has a masters degree in applied behavior analysis, and is certified as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.