Clinical Team

Paul McComas

Paul McComas

CEO, MS, BCBA

Paul McComas has spent the past 12 years in the field of behavior analysis. He holds a graduate degree in Behavioral Psychology and, in addition, has completed post-graduate studies in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis and is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. Prior to moving back to Fort Wayne in 2005 he was the Vice President of Intervention Services for TLC, Inc., a behavior analysis services provider in central Florida. His experience also includes consulting in public schools, providing extensive training to parents and foster parents, and serving as a consulting behavior analyst to human service agencies. More recently, he was the Senior Behavior Analyst for AWS, Inc. and a consulting Behavior Analyst at the Children’s Autism Center in Fort Wayne. In addition to his clinical work, he has served as adjunct faculty at Ball State University and continues to teach at both Indiana-Purdue University Fort Wayne and Grace College where he teaches courses on autism, ABA, and Behavioral Sciences. He also is a founding member and President of the Hoosier Association for Behavior Analysis.

Matthew Amstutz

Matthew Amstutz

MA, BCBA

Matt became a BCBA in 2015 upon transitioning to applied behavior analysis (ABA) after years in the private and public education fields. Matt continues to hold Indiana state teaching licensure in special education, psychology, sociology, history, and geography since 2011. In addition to experience using ABA with individuals with developmental disabilities, Matt also has experience within the fields of Organizational Behavior Management (OBM) and Behavioral Sport Psychology. Matt has clinical training to administer the ADOS-2 instrument used to assess and diagnose autism. In his free time Matt enjoys traveling, sports, and spending time with his 1 year old son.

Alicia Frick

Alicia Frick

MA, BCBA
Allison Labrie

Allison Labrie

Ed.D, BCBA

Allison has her doctorate in Special Education and is currently a faculty member at Ball State University. She is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and has worked in the field for over 15 years. She has worked in a variety of capacities in the field including consulting in private and public schools, conducting research, teaching, and providing supervision to future behavior analysts.

Shana Pepple

Shana Pepple

MA, BCBA

Shana received her bachelor‘s degree in Special Education from Indiana University and master’s degree in Applied Behavior Analysis from Ball State University. She began her career working as a teacher in a preschool and middle school in West Lafayette, and later held the position of Assistant Director of Day Services as well as QMRP at AWS. There, she developed and implemented programs for adults with disabilities. She enjoys spending time with her husband and children, and loves working with children and the research based approach of ABA. "Its amazing to see the progress of each child," she says.

Behavior Technicians

Chuck Cannon

Chuck Cannon

Registered Behavior Technician
Vicky Cearbaugh

Vicky Cearbaugh

Behavior Technician
Blake Costello

Blake Costello

Registered Behavior Technician
Kelly Evans

Kelly Evans

Registered Behavior Technician
Haley Kindler

Haley Kindler

Behavior Technician
Kacie Langham

Kacie Langham

Registered Behavior Technician
Kyleigh Fair

Kyleigh Fair

Behavior Technician
Brittany Falkenstern

Brittany Falkenstern

Registered Behavior Technician
Sylvia Gossard

Sylvia Gossard

Registered Behavior Technician
Jessica Harrison

Jessica Harrison

Registered Behavior Technician
Dan Jordan

Dan Jordan

Registered Behavior Technician
Jason Langham

Jason Langham

Registered Behavior Technician
Alyssa Leeper

Alyssa Leeper

Behavior Technician
Lauren Luley

Lauren Luley

Registered Behavior Technician
Paco Michelson

Paco Michelson

Registered Behavior Technician
Kaylee Richey

Kaylee Richey

Registered Behavior Technician
Moriah Richey

Moriah Richey

Behavior Technician
Christiane Rogers

Christiane Rogers

Behavior Technician
Manda Schmidt

Manda Schmidt

Registered Behavior Technician
Brian Smiley

Brian Smiley

Behavior Technician
Megan Walli

Megan Walli

MA, Registered Behavior Technician
Jesse Royce

Jesse Royce

Registered Behavior Technician