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At Atlantic Coast ABA we use evidenced-based interventions based on the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) to make meaningful changes for children diagnosed with Autism and other developmental disabilities

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Atlantic Coast ABA is a local behavior analysis company that is dedicated to improving communication, social skills, behavior challenges, and other skills necessary to help your child be successful in their environment. Our practice is based on Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) which is a science that uses a systematic and evidenced-based approach to understand the relationship between a child's behavior and their environment. 

We provide 1:1 therapy sessions for children located in the New Smyrna area. Services take place in the home and different community settings. Our team works to provide compassionate and individualized care. Each child receives personalized plans that are based on their specific needs. 

Currently accepting new clients who have 



Blue Cross Blue Shield

United Health Care (Optum)

Family Empowerment Scholarship (Formerly Gardiner)

Check back regularly for partnerships with additional insurances




Owner and Lead Behavior Analyst

Hallie started working in the field of ABA in 2014 at the New England Center for Children. In 2017, she completed her Masters of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and Organizational Behavior Management (OBM) from Florida Institute of Technology. In 2020, she completed her doctorate in behavior analysis from FIT. During this time she worked at Nemours Children's Hospital in the behavioral health department.
Hallie now lives in New Smyrna Beach with her partner, Brett, and their dog, Luna.



Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)

Hello! My name is Lacee. I started working in the field of ABA in 2019. I completed my Masters of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis at Arizona State University in 2021. Since then I have provided services in various settings with a wide range of age groups. I am passionate about advocating for families and ensuring quality services are delivered. I currently live in DeLand with my husband, Sean, and our rescue dog, Hank.



Registered Behavior Technician (RBT)

Hey! My name is Karsyn. I’ve been an RBT since 2022 and started in a clinical setting. I’m currently working towards a Clinical Psychology degree, and will start the BCaBA courses soon! I grew up in New Smyrna Beach, and live with my two rescue dogs- Luna and Fred! I love spending time at the beach with my four younger siblings! I’m excited to be here and continue to pursue the growing ABA field!



Registered Behavior Technician (RBT)

Hello! My name is Jana (Pronounced JEN-UH). I have been an RBT since December 2022 and began providing therapy in a clinical setting. I am a senior at the University of Central Florida studying English Technical Communications. I hope to continue my education at Florida State University pursing a degree in Library Sciences. I was born and raised in Daytona Beach, Fl and currently live in Port Orange. I am a proud mom to my 4-year-old cat, Peaches. I am very excited to continue learning about the ABA field and hope I can make a difference in this community.



Registered Behavior Technician (RBT)

Hey everyone my name is Nina (they/them) I have been working as an RBT since 2020, I started in a clinical setting and have also worked in home, in schools and in the community! I have a passion for advocating and doing anything I can for the kiddos I’m working with. I’m purusing a degree in psychology with a focus in Autism and hope to someday own my own practice. I was born and raised in Daytona beach. In my free time I love spending time doing small adventures with my partner and our son, having get togethers with friends and playing with my 3 cats Goose, Salem and Earl. I’m excited to start working with new families and continue to make a difference within my community.


Harlie Oliver

Registered Behavior Technician (RBT)

Hi! My name is Harlie and I’ve been working in the ABA field since 2021, but have been volunteering with special needs students since 2016. I’m currently getting my Bachelor of Science in Psychology, and will be continuing my education to get my Masters. I was born and raised in California, but moved to Daytona Beach in 2022 and live with my best friend: my 4-year old rescue dog Joey.


Alex Monde

Registered Behavior Technician (RBT)

Hey there! My name is Alex and I have been a registered behavior technician for almost 2 years now. I am currently going through my master's degree in Counselor Education and earning my play therapy certification from Stetson University. I was born and raised in Ormond Beach and love being around or in the water whenever I have the chance with my partner. I also really enjoy trying out new baking recipes and cooking for others. I love working with kiddos and being a part of the ABA community!

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Amanda Garveson

Behavior Technician

Hello, my name is Amanda. I started working as an RBT three years ago in New York. I have a master’s degree in Education and am currently a certified general education and ESE teacher. I have experience working with a variety of age groups and am passionate about what I do, always wanting to learn more. I moved from Long Island a year and a half ago and have been enjoying the warm weather and beaches!

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