Trumpet Behavioral Health Chicago, Illinois

About Our Clinicians

Trumpet Behavioral Health Provides Leading ABA Therapy for Autism and Related Disorders for Families in the Chicagoland area.

We provide consulting, education, and training for parents, educators, and healthcare professionals. Our highly skilled, passionate staff and Board Certified consultants strive to exemplify our role as a trusted, compassionate partner in the journey toward maximizing your child’s potential. Autism therapy from Trumpet’s Chicagoland clinicians enables clients to achieve their highest possible level of functionality and well-being while supporting their families in being effective participants in that success.

Our Clinical Team

Tyra Sellers, PhD, BCBA-D

Tyra Sellers

Regional Director
PhD, BCBA-D

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Tyra Sellers

Regional Director
PhD, BCBA-D
Years Working in Field: 25
Years as Certified BCBA: 11

Tyra is a life-long student, earning an undergraduate degree in Philosophy and a Master’s degree in Special Education from San Francisco State University, a law degree from the University of San Francisco, and a PhD in Disabilities Discipline/Special Education with an emphasis in Applied Behavior Analysis from Utah State University.  She is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.  She has published research studies addressing the use of choice as a reinforcer, and behavioral variability, co-written a chapter on Verbal Behavior, serves as a guest editor on journals such as the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis and Behavior Analysis in Practice, and has presented at professional conferences, such as the Association for Behavior Analysts International.  Across her career, Tyra has had the pleasure of working with a wide range of individuals with disabilities from 15 months to adults in variety of settings, including public schools, non-public schools, privet homes, residential living facilities, vocational placements, and University-based clinics.  She has experience providing behavior analytic services to address reduction of severe problem behavior and skill acquisition, including social skills and language/pragmatic development.

Education

Ph.D in Disabilities Discipline - Special Education/Applied Behavior Analysis, Utah State University, 2011
BCBA-D in , San Francisco State University, 2003
M.A. in Special Education, San Francisco State University, 2002
J.D. in Law, University of San Francisco, 1998
B.A. in Philosophy, San Francisco State University, 1995

Philosophy of Care

I believe in maximizing each individual’s (including his/her family) independence and quality of life.  Every single person has something magical and positive to offer the world, as long as we listen carefully.  It is my hope that I listen well.

Paige Raetz HhD BCBA-D

Paige Raetz

Clinical Director
PhD, BCBA-D

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Paige Raetz

Clinical Director
PhD, BCBA-D
Years Working in Field: 16
Years as Certified BCBA: 8

My interest and experiences in behavior analysis stated as an undergrad serving individuals with intellectual impairment and autism.  As a graduate student at University of the Pacific I began working with individuals across the life span.  As a Ph.D. student at Western Michigan I began publishing research in the areas of preference assessment, autism and gerontology.  I have conducted numerous presentations at international, national and local conferences.  I have been practicing clinically in Canada and the United States.  Additionally, I have been a guest editor for several ABA journals as well as contributed to book chapters in the area of behavior analysis.

Education

Ph.D in Behavior Analysis, Western Michigan University, 2011
M.A. in Psychology, University of the Pacific, 2006
B.S. in Psychology, California Lutheran University, 2002

Philosophy of Care

I have always had a passion for working with individuals with special needs.  As I attended college and graduate school I became increasingly intrested in the area of behavior analysis.  I feel that this disipline is one that allows me to be effective in assisting individuals in reaching their full potential and helping them to live healthy, happy, functional lives.  I see each client as unique and individual and enjoy learning about their specific skills and needs as we work together to achieve their outcomes.

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Elanor Neff

Clinician
MS, BCBA

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Elanor Neff

Clinician
MS, BCBA
Years Working in Field: 5
Years as Certified BCBA: 1

I love providing therapy to children with autism because seeing the impact that the change in behavior has on the family is very rewarding. I began my degree after interning at a school for children with autism. During my internship I learned the basic principles of behavior analysis and fell in love with the field. After graduating from college I decided to pursue a masters in ABA. I attended Florida Institute of Technology where I got hands on experience working in a state of the art autism clinic. In addition to time spent in the clinic I was part of organizing a social skills group for kids ages 5-14. I also was involved in a federally funded grant that provided 10-weeks worth of parent training classes. I completed my masters thesis on sibling training. While running my thesis I was able to gain experience working in-home with the families. I am very thrilled to be part of the Trumpet team!

Education

M.S. in Applied Behavior Analysis, Florida Institute of Technology, 2013
B.A. in Psychology, Florida Gulf Coast University, 2010

 

About Our Services

Trumpet Behavioral Health Provides Leading ABA Therapy for Autism and Related Disorders for Families in the Chicagoland Area.

Trumpet Behavioral Health provides ABA therapy for Autism and other disorders with challenging behaviors. We provide consulting, education, and training for parents, educators, and healthcare professionals. Our highly skilled, passionate staff and Board Certified consultants work hard to provide the best possible behavior management outcomes.

As part of our mission to provide the best possible behavior management outcomes, our Chicagoland providers offer a variety of supplemental services to clients and families. Contact our office today for information on Autism therapy and the wide variety of services we offer for children with ASDs and other related developmental disabilities.

In-home Intensive ABA-based Intervention Service

  • In-home therapy service for children with developmental delays and Autism Spectrum Disorder.
  • Focus on skill acquisition and behavior management
  • A combination of incidental teaching, social skill instruction, and structured teaching methods
  • 1:1 intensive ABA-based treatment focusing on skill acquisition and problem behavior reduction
  • Parent, sibling and other care giver involvement and participation during all phases of the therapy program
  • Toilet training

School-Based Services

  • Functional Behavior Assessments (FBAs)
  • Functional Analysis Assessments (FAAs)
  • Program design, development & implementation
  • Individualized Positive Behavior Supoprt Plans (PBSPs)
  • Positive Behavioral Intervention Plans (PBIPs)

Supplementary Services

  • Behavior Consultation with school districts and families
  • Assistance accessing insurance funding for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Presentations and trainings for family groups and other professionals
  • Presentations and trainings covered in a wide range of topics

Insurance Information

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of IL
  • Cigna Behavioral Health
  • Family Support & Resource Center
  • NorthShore Physician Associates, Inc.
  • Oregon School District
  • Private Pay
  • United Behavioral Health
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3851 W. Devon Ave.
Chicago, IL  60659
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(708) 572-8225

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  • Home-Based and Community-Based ABA Autism Therapy
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