Frank Carle, M.A, BCBA. Director of Clinical Services
Frank received his B.A. in psychology in 2002 from the University of Houston. In 2003, he obtained the Board Certified Associate Behavior Analyst (BCaBA)credeintial. In 2008, Frank obtained his Master of Arts (M.A.) in Clinical Psychology from the University of Houston, Clear-Lake. He returned to the University of Houston, Clear-Lake, certificate-only program, to complete coursework to sit for the Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) examination. Frank obtained his BCBA in January 2011.
Frank began working with children with autism as an undergraduate student at the University of Houston in 1999. For over 8 years, he provided early intensive ABA therapy for families in the Houston area, and served in various leadership roles. In 2009, he began working as the Assistant Principal/Behavior Analyst at a private school for students with autism. Working in a school setting provided Frank the opportunity to hone and refine his capabilities in the areas of; conducting behavior assessments,, writing treatment plans, training staff how to implement behavior plans, and writing Individual Education Plans (IEP’s).
Over the past 18 years, Frank has dedicated his career to improving the quality of life for his clients and their families. Frank finds client progress, no matter how big or small, meaningful and rewarding. As a student of the ABA field, he enjoys acquiring new information, as well as sharing his existing knowledge of ABA with others.
Amaka Seldon, M.A. Program Director
Amaka Seldon graduated from the University of Houston with a bachelor of science in Education and a minor in Interdisciplinary studies. Her time at the University of Houston Downtown set the tone for her work ethic and her career path. She received her masters from Kaplan University in Psychology with a specialization in Applied behavior Analysis.
Amaka has always had a passion working with children and young adults. After her bachelors degree, Amaka was determined to further her education by completing a masters program. During her masters study, she interned at various clinics, schools and facilities that specialized with children, young adults and adults with autism and developmental delays. That internship program/period sealed the deal and Amaka has never looked back.
The milestones that each child meets and/or exceeds is the driving force for Amaka. Over the past 9 years Amaka continues to enjoy working in the field of ABA and has realized that it takes a village to raise a child.