Board Certified Behavior Analyst
Kelsey Bennett, M.Ed., BCBA
Kelsey is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). After obtaining her undergraduate degree in Special Education, Kelsey was awarded her graduate degree in Educational Administration from Augusta University and completed her BCBA coursework at Kent State University. Kelsey is a certified teacher in the state of Ohio, and before working for Mindful Steps, she had been in special education for six years as a licensed intervention specialist in high school and grades 3-5 for students with autism and other developmental disabilities and behavioral challenges.
Kelsey has worked with learners across age ranges, disabilities, and severity of behaviors in home, community, and school settings for over ten years; providing intervention for academics, social skills, self-help skills, and other behavior skills based on the principles of applied behavior analysis.
Kelsey is passionate about providing evidence-based, individualized, compassionate therapy in order to help each learner meet their individual goals and reach maximum independence. She strives to create an environment in which the therapy team and family work together to help every child flourish and thrive. Kelsey has special interests in school consultation, food selectivity, and severe problem behavior (SPB).
When Kelsey is not working, she is a wife and mama of a beautiful and adventurous 3-year-old girl. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, playing the piano, reading books, exercising, and looking for new crafts to make!