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Dr Nick Garcia is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. He has worked with children, adolescents and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders, behavioral and emotional difficulties, academic problems, and intellectual deficits for over 21 years. Additionally, he provides psychological, psychoeducational, and independent educational evaluations. 

Director of Program Implementation

Saul Gonzaga

Saul Gonzaga is a board-certified behavior analyst who received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from California State University, Bakersfield where his main focus…

Clinical Supervisor

Karlyn Farber

Karlyn Farber is a board-certified behavior analyst who received her Bachelor of Arts degree and training for her standard teaching credential from San Diego State University, her Master’s Degree in…

Clinical Supervisor

Deanna Loyear

Deanna Loyear is a board-certified behavioral analyst who received her Master’s degree in Education with an Emphasis in Applied Behavior Analysis in 2015. Deanna became…

Clinical Supervisor

Janet Clark

Janet Clark received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Central Washington University and her Master of Arts in Education degree with a Pupil Personnel Services Credential in…

Clinical Supervisor

Maritza Romero-Ramon

Maritza Romero-Ramon is a board-certified behavior analyst who received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of…

Program Supervisor III

Sergio Flores

Sergio Flores received his Bachelor of Science from California State University, Bakersfield. He then continued his education and completed his Master’s degree in Education from…

Program Supervisor III

Liliana Campos

Liliana Campos received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from California State University, Bakersfield. Liliana completed her Master’ degree from Arizona State University…
Program Supervisor III

Laura Perez

Laura Perez received her Bachelor’s of Arts degree from California State University, Bakersfield in Psychology. Laura has over 6 years of experience working with children and…

Program Supervisor III

Angelina Perez

Angelina Perez is a Program Supervisor at California Spectrum Services. She has accumulated 6 years of experience working with individuals with autism and related disorders. Angelina received…
Early Start Program Manager

Bianca Sosa

Bianca Sosa received her Bachelor of Arts degree from California State University, Bakersfield in Psychology. Bianca has worked for California Spectrum Services as a behavior interventionist and completed her Registered Behavior Technician Credential…

Director of Program Implementation

Saul Gonzaga

Saul Gonzaga is a board-certified behavior analyst who received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from California State University, Bakersfield where his main focus of study was in the area of principles of learning, child development, and abnormal psychology. Saul then received his Master’s Degree in Special Education and completed all of the mild/moderate and moderate/severe Special Education teaching credential coursework. He has over 14 years of experience working with children in an in-home setting and has worked as a Special Education teacher for children and adolescents with Autism.

Saul has also worked for various school districts in Kern County providing teacher training, Functional Behavior Assessments (FBA), development of Behavior Intervention Plans (BIP), and classroom consultation in the development of classroom management systems and supports, instructional and behavioral practices, and assessment and curriculum implementation. Saul also developed and supervised an Early Start Program that provides early intervention to children ages 0 to 3.

 In clinical practice he completes individualized programs, leads clinical teams in the implementation of programing and behavior intervention.

Clinical Supervisor

Karlyn Farber

Karlyn Farber is a board-certified behavior analyst who received her Bachelor of Arts degree and training for her standard teaching credential from San Diego State University, her Master’s Degree in Education with an Emphasis in Special Education from California State University, Bakersfield, her Certificate-Applied Behavior Analysis in Educational Settings from California State University, Los Angeles, and her Professional Development Certificate in Autism from Pennsylvania State University. 

Karlyn worked as a professional educator for over twenty years teaching in a variety of settings across age/grade levels including general education, special education [resource and special day class], and non-public schools.  Karlyn worked as a Program Specialist for Kern County Consortium for over ten years.  While at SELPA, Karlyn developed trainings and consulted with school teams and teachers on a wide variety of education topics.  Karlyn provided guidance, coaching, and classroom follow-up for education professionals on developing compliant and appropriate IEPs, behavior support, classroom management, instructional and behavioral practices, and specialized academic instruction for a diverse population. 

Karlyn has co-developed and co-presented intensive training on conducting functional behavior assessments and writing corresponding behavior intervention plans throughout Kern County.  Karlyn has also presented trainings on many different topics to parents/families and educators in our local community.

Clinical Supervisor

Deanna Loyear

Deanna Loyear is a board-certified behavioral analyst who received her Master’s degree in Education with an Emphasis in Applied Behavior Analysis in 2015. Deanna became a board-certified behavior analyst in 2016. She has been working in the field of ABA and with individuals diagnosed with autism and other developmental disabilities for over 10 years. She ha worked in center-based and in-home settings providing ABA services. As a Clinical Supervisor for California Spectrum Services, she develops programs and collaborates with behavior interventionists, parents, and other professionals on the implementation of research-based programing. Deanna has a passion for helping individuals with special needs and their families. She strongly believes that “If they can’t learn the way we teach, we teach the way they learn.” Dr. Lovaas

Clinical Supervisor

Janet Clark

Janet Clark received her Bachelor of Arts in psychology from Central Washington University and her Master of Arts in Education with a Pupil Personnel Services Credential in School Psychology from Fresno Pacific University.
She began serving as District Psychologist and Behavior Specialist for a local school district in 2000. Janet’s services to the schools included providing psychological and educational assessments and behavioral and academic interventions for children with autism and other developmental disabilities.

She has provided comprehensive behavioral interventions for students (with and without disabilities) as they have exhibited challenging behaviors. She has also conducted comprehensive parent and staff trainings. Janet is a School Psychologist, Licensed Educational Psychologist, and Board Certified Behavior Analyst.Janet works directly with the individual, family, and/or staff within the home and community, providing services to positively change educational, relational, and behavioral outcomes.

Janet is currently pursuing doctoral studies in Clinical Psychology (Doctorate to confer in 2020). She is currently providing a full range of counseling services as a Registered Psychological Assistant, in her attainment of clinical hours toward licensure as a Doctor of Psychology.

Clinical Supervisor

Maritza Romero-Ramon

Maritza Romero-Ramon is a board-certified behavior analyst who received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of California, Riverside. Maritza completed her Master’s in Education degree from Arizona State University with an emphasis in Applied Behavior Analysis.

Maritza has over seven years of experience working with children with developmental disabilities. She has extensive formal training in Applied Behavior Analysis which includes the areas of Discrete Trial Teaching, Positive Behavior Supports, and Functional Analysis Assessments.

Program Supervisor III

Sergio Flores

Sergio Flores received his Bachelor of Science from California State University, Bakersfield. He then continued his education and completed his Master’s degree in Education from Arizona State University where he also completed his Applied Behavior Analysis coursework. He has worked for California Spectrum Services as a Behavior Interventionist and Program Supervisor. He collaborates with behavior interventionists on implementation of programming, assists Clinical Supervisors in programming and implementation of programing, and provides training to new hires and current interventionists. Sergio has accumulated over seven years of experience working with children with developmental disabilities and children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Sergio is certified using Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS), has been trained in implementing Discrete Trial Teaching (DTT), Functional Communication Training (FCT), and Natural Environment Training (NET).

Program Supervisor III

Liliana Campos

Liliana Campos received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from California State University, Bakersfield. Liliana completed her Master’ degree from Arizona State University where she also completed her Applied Behavior Analysis coursework. She has worked for California Spectrum Services as a Behavior Interventionist and Program Supervisor. 

She enjoys supervising and assisting behavior interventionists in the implementation of skill acquisition programming and behavior intervention plans. Liliana works under the supervision of multiple BCBAs in our office. Under the supervision of board certified behavior analysts, she assists in the implementation of behavior intervention plans, development of programming, and in training new hires and current behavior interventionists. 

Liliana has accumulated four years of experience working with children with developmental disabilities and children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Program Supervisor III

Laura Perez

Laura Perez received her Bachelor’s of Arts degree from California State University, Bakersfield in Psychology. Laura has over 6 years of experience working with children and adults with Autism. Laura completed her Master’s degree in Education from Arizona State University where she focused on Curriculum and Instruction and Applied Behavior Analysis. She currently assists in the development and implementation of skill acquisition programs and behavior intervention plans. Laura has extensive experience in implementing Discrete Trial Teaching (DTT), Functional Communication Training (FCT), Natural Environment Teaching (NET), parent training, and behavior interventionist training.

Program Supervisor III

Angelina Perez

Angelina Perez is a Program Supervisor at California Spectrum Services. She has accumulated 6 years of experience working with individuals with autism and related disorders. Angelina received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from California State University, Bakersfield. She then continued her education at Arizona State University where she completed her Master of Education Curriculum and Instruction degree. While at Arizona State University, Angelina also completed her Applied Behavior Analysis coursework.

Angelina enjoys working with parents and providing parent training. Angelina also provides training for new staff and ongoing training for current staff. She assists in the development and supervision of skill acquisition programing and behavior intervention plans under the supervision of board certified behavior analysts.

Early Start Program Manager

Bianca Sosa

Bianca Sosa received her Bachelor of Arts degree from California State University, Bakersfield in Psychology. Bianca has worked for California Spectrum Services as a behavior interventionist and completed her Registered Behavior Technician Credential. As a behavior interventionist she implemented skill acquisition programs and behavior intervention plans under the supervision of board certified behavior analysts. Bianca also worked as an Early Start Interventionist where she worked with infant and toddlers with developmental delays.

Bianca later became the Program Manager for California Spectrum Services’ Early Start Program. As the Program Manager of the Early Start Program she conducts initial assessments to determine eligibility, participates in Individual Family Service Plans (IFSP), provides supervision for all Early Start Interventionists, develops and implements staff and parent trainings, and oversees administrative tasks for the program.

Bianca works with staff and families providing them with trainings and support in the core areas of early development (cognitive, communication, motor, social-emotional, adaptive/ self-help) and aims to improve their understanding and knowledge of the Hawaii Early Learning Profile (HELP) curriculum. She collaborates with families and the community to encourage family engagement, advocacy and parent-child bonds.