Natalie Doughman

BCBA, Clinical Director for Indiana

Natalie Doughman, BCBA, is a Clinical Director for Indiana, dedicated to making a difference in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). Natalie's journey in ABA began in Kalamazoo, Michigan, back in 2012, where she gained valuable experience working in an Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention (EIBI) clinic.

Throughout her career, Natalie has worked in a variety of settings, including clinics, residential care homes for adults, hospitals, schools, and in-home with children. Her extensive range of experience has shaped her expertise and deepened her understanding of the unique needs of the individuals she supports.

Becoming a certified BCBA in 2019 marked a significant milestone in Natalie's professional journey. Since then, her focus has centered on providing comprehensive therapy to children both in school and at home, working in South Bend, Indiana. Natalie is passionate about parent training, as she recognizes the crucial role that parents play in their children's progress.

Additionally, she finds fulfillment in training Registered Behavior Technicians (RBTs) and fellow BCBAs, sharing her knowledge, and empowering others in the field. Collaborating with teachers in school settings is another area where Natalie thrives, ensuring effective collaboration for the optimal development of her clients.

Natalie Doughman's dedication, expertise, and passion drive her to make a meaningful impact in the lives of those she serves. As a Clinical Director in Indiana, she continues to elevate the field of ABA while positively influencing the growth and well-being of individuals under her care.

Other Team Members

Vanessa Alger
BCBA

Vanessa earned her Masters in Developmental Psychology from Columbia University in 2017.

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Eden Bauer
BCBA

Eden Bauer is a professional BCBA and continues to evolve and contribute to helping kids with autism.

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Sarah Waters
BCBA

Sarah Waters graduated with her B.S. in Behavioral Science from Bellevue University.

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Victoria Wageman
BCBA

Victoria Wageman is a BCBA based out of the John Galt-Omaha clinic.

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Elizabeth Bamrick
BCBA

Elizabeth Bamrick is a dedicated BCBA currently serving at the John Galt clinic in Omaha, Nebraska.

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Heidi Dostal-Wellman
BCBA

Heidi Dostal-Wellman is a dedicated BCBA/LMHP with a wealth of experience spanning back to 2016.

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Danielle Pedersen
BCBA

Certified as a BCBA in 2017, Danielle Pedersen utilizes more than a decade of social work and counseling experience

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Ali Weeks
Lead BCBA Omaha, Nebraska

Ali is passionate about staff training, collaborating with parents and schools, and much more.

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Cory Kleppe
Clinic Manager, RBT

Cory is passionate about supporting therapists, clients, and parents in any way he can

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Amber Johnson
BCBA

Amber Johnson, Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), graduated from Nebraska Wesleyan with her B.S. in Psychology in 2016.

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Gabby Tullis
RBT

Gabby currently works as an RBT and has been in the field going on three years.

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Jacquelyn Burriesci
BCBA, Clinical Director Virginia

Jacquelyn Burriesci is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst with over ten years of experience.

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Magali Torres
BCBA

Magali is passionate about training aspiring BCBAs to provide the best quality of care.

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Joe Wechsler
Chief Operating Officer

Joe Wechsler is a co-founder and Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Golden Steps ABA.

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Mark Wolmark
Chief Executive Officer

Mark Wolmark, CEO of Golden Steps ABA, is a visionary leader in the field of ABA therapy.

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Niang Zo
BCBA

Niang graduated with a bachelor's in psychology from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

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Keshia Thomas
BCBA

Keshia graduated from Tennessee Technological University with her Bachelor's in special education.

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Mary Louise Simms
BCBA

Mary Louise received her B.A. from the University of Mississippi with a major in Psychology.

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Kimberly Fitzgerald
RBT

During her time with Golden Steps, Kimberly has been awarded “RBT of the Month” on several occasions.

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Malinda Woody
RBT

Malinda graduated with a double major in American Sign Language and Psychology from Clemson University.

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LeeAnn Berryman
RBT

LeeAnn enjoys working with clients in both the home and school settings and is passionate about collaboration

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Brittany Ayala
Clinical Quality Assurance Team Member

Brittany works with BCBAs to help Golden Steps ABA continue its high ethical and clinical standards.

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Kellie VanAssche
Clinical Quality Assurance Team Member

Kellie is an experienced BCBA who works with our BCBAs to ensure that our quality is up to perfect standard.

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Jeron Trotman
BCBA

Jeron Trotman is a BCBA who works with clients of all ages to help them thrive on the spectrum.

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Nele Schulze
Clinical Director Massachusetts

Nele is currently in the role of Clinical Director for Massachusetts at Golden Steps.

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Ashley Painter
Regional Clinical Director

Ashley Painter is the company-wide Regional Clinical Director, based in Tennessee.

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Caitlin Harden
RBT

Caitlin currently works as an RBT and has plans to go back to school for her masters degree.

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Simone Presley
BCBA

Simone graduated from Clark Atlanta with a degree in psychology and from Arizona State.

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