Meet your ABA Therapists


Jennifer Borr, M.S., BCBA, ITDS 
Owner, Clinical Supervisor

jennifer@shinebrighttherapy.com

ABA Therapy MiamiJennifer is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and Infant Toddler Developmental Specialist.  She received an M.S. in Psychology with a specialization in Behavior Analysis in 2012 from Florida International University.  Jennifer began her career as a reading intervention specialist for children with ADHD, dyslexia, and other learning disabilities.  She then worked as a shadow for children with autism within the school system.  In 2009, Jennifer began working as a research assistant for the Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network at the University of Miami on the prevalence numbers of autism.  She also worked in various early intervention centers before opening Shine Bright Therapy in 2010.  Besides one to one therapy services, Jennifer also has experience with parent education, teacher training and IEP consultations.


Tatiana Torres, M.S., BCBA

tatiana@shinebrighttherapy.com

imagepngTatiana Torres, M.S., BCBA, is a board certified assistant behavior analyst who specializes in working closely with children between the ages of 2-11 years old. She holds a Masters degree in Psychology with an emphasis in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) from Carlos Albizu University (CAU). She has been actively working both in home and in school settings since 2011, teaching communication and language skills to children on the autism spectrum.  She uses the principles of ABA to implement individualized verbal behavior programs. Tatiana has experience using functional communication training(FCT) and PECS to help children communicate, as well as extensive experience with ABLLS, VB- MAPP and managing aggressive, and self-injurious behaviors.

 


Cristina Moussawel, M.S., BCBA

cristina@shinebrighttherapy.com

ABA Therapy Miami

Cristina graduated from Florida International University where she achieved her Masters’s degree in Counseling, with an emphasis in Applied Behavior Analysis. She is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). Cristina has experience working with children between the ages of 2-10 years old, of various special needs and disabilities, including Autism Spectrum Disorder. Cristina’s experience includes home-based, center-based, and school-based ABA therapy, teaching academic skills, increasing verbal behavior, behavior reduction, social skills training, and parent training. Cristina speaks fluent English and Spanish.

 


Paulina Valdes, B.A., BCaBA

Paulina completed her B.A. in Psychology at Florida International University in 2013. While completing her Bachelors, she worked at an after school program tutoring children with learning disabilities. This was what made her realize her passion for working with children. In 2013, she also started working in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis with children on the autism spectrum. Paulina is a Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst. She is currently working on her M.S. degree in Mental Health Counseling from Nova Southeastern University.


 

 Natalie Cox, RBT

Natalie is originally from Las Vegas, NV. She received her Bachelors Degree in Psychology with a concentration in Cognitive Neuroscience, from Rutgers University-New Jersey. While finishing her undergraduate program, she worked as a camp counselor for a co-ed, residential program for children and young adults with special learning and developmental needs. The summer that she spent building relationships among those with autism made her become very passionate about working with children on the Autism Spectrum. Natalie pursued many opportunities to work with young adolescents and in 2014 she began providing Home-Based Therapy as a Registered Behavior Technician. Since then, she has continued to be inspired by all of her work and is on the journey to becoming a BCaBA.