Psychological & Behavioral Services for Children, Adults & Families


Our Leadership

The clinical team at Assessment, Consultation & Treatment is led by Dr. Paula Santos, a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, and Board Certified Behavior Analyst - Doctoral. Dr. Santos received her Masters and Doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology, as well as Applied Behavior Analysis certification training from the University of West Florida.


Dr. Paula has more than 13 years working with children, adolescents and families developing, supervising and implementing behavioral programs, and skills training programs. She has worked in a variety of settings including in clinic, home, residential, school, and job settings. She specializes in providing ABA services to those with autism spectrum disorders with an emphasis in communication training, and independent living skills, as well as children and adolescents with ADHD with an emphasis on self-management, attending and organization skills.


  • Teaches at the graduate level for clinical psychology and Applied Behavior Analysis programs.
  • Continues to work directly with clients to assist with assessments and directly providing therapy services.
  • Provides behavioral consultation and clinical training to residential group homes, other ABA agencies, and adult employment centers.
  • Trains and supervises those pursuing board certification in behavior analysis, as well as licensing in various psychological fields.
  • Practices ABA in the treatment of autism spectrum disorders, ADHD, sleep issues, obsessive compulsive disorders and other anxiety disorders, and children and adolescents who demonstrate problem behaviors.


Dr. Paula Santos

 The ACT Team is lead by Dr. Paula Santos, a licensed clinical psychologist, and board certified behavior analyst.


Dr. Santos works with a team of therapists to assess client's adaptive skills needs, and to develop and monitor individualized adaptive skills treatment plans.



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