Angela comes to Pasadena Villa with a background in behavioral therapy and crisis interventions. Angela has a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a Master of Science in Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health for those with developmental disabilities. Currently, Angela is pursuing her doctorate in developmental psychology with hopes of contributing new insight and interventions to the mental health field. Angela has extensive knowledge and experience working with individuals diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder of all ages. She was previously an ESE teacher, a behavior intervention specialist, and a registered behavior technician. Originally from Boston, Angela brings her passion of helping others to our admissions process, where she ensures open communication and ease of transition for our clients and families. Angela has a passion for helping individuals reach their highest level of potential for success in the future through client care connection. As the Stables Specialist, Angela is able to utilize her background and knowledge of autism and other co-occurring diagnoses to best support professionals and families looking for personalized care for their loved one or client.