Whitney McCarthy, M.S., BCBA, LBA
Whitney is the founder of BehaviorLink. She is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and a special educator. Whitney has over 15 years experience working with children with special needs in both the classroom, home and community.
Whitney strives on improving outcomes for children using a behavior analytic approach while delivering the best practices to those with developmental disabilities. With her early childhood background, she specializes in early intervention services with a focus on increasing communication and early learning skills. Whitney is a graduate of Clemson University where she earned her Bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education. She received her Masters degree from Johns Hopkins University in Special Education: Severe to Profound Disabilities with a concentration in Autism Spectrum Disorders and also completed the Applied Behavior Analysis Program from Florida Institute of Technology.
Whitney lives in Cumming, GA with her husband and 3 children. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, reading and running.
BehaviorLink is made up of a team of highly qualified and dedicated team of Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBA), Registered Behavior Technicians (RBT) and behavior therapists.
Board Certified Behavior Analysts
BCBA's are credentialed though the Behavior Analyst Certification Board and hold a Master's degree in education or psychology. Board Certified Behavior Analysts provide functional behavior assessments, develop treatment plans, analyze andd interpret data, provide direct therapy, supervise behavior therapists and collaborate with the home, school and community to provide effective therapy for the whole family.
RBT's have completed a 40 hour training in Applied Behavior Analysis, have completed a hands on competency assessment and have passed an exam from the governing board. BehaviorLink employees highly experienced behavior therapists while each one who is not currently a RBT is working towards the credential.