Lindsey grew up in San Luis Obispo County and founded Monarch in 2012. Lindsey has been a BCBA since 2009 and has been practicing Applied Behavior Analysis since 2006. Lindsey attended UCSB for her undergraduate degree, where she worked as a Clinician at the Koegel Autism Center. Lindsey then attended the University of Washington in Seattle for graduate school, where she completed her Practicum at the Haring Center for Research and Training in Inclusive Education. Lindsey is Board Member Emeritus, for the Central Coast Autism Spectrum Center, and continues to be an active supporter of the non-profit organization. Lindsey has also served on the Appeal Review Committee for the Behavioral Health Center of Excellence Board.
Whitney has been a BCBA with Monarch since 2014. Whitney oversees our day-to-day clinical operations and staffing, and also supports the coordination of services for our current and incoming clients. Whitney has over a decade of experience in behavioral health, supporting clients and families across settings. Whitney has extensive training in the treatment of severe behavior and a wealth of experience with school based programs, center-based programs, and home programs. Whitney received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from California Polytechnic State University and her Master of Arts in Psychology from Chapman University.
Karen has worked in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis, supporting children with diverse needs, since 2010. Karen has extensive knowledge and experience supporting individuals with significant and dynamic needs, including behavioral programming for children with co-morbid diagnoses. Karen received her Masters degree in Education and her teaching credential in Special Education from Vanderbuilt University in Tennessee. Karen received her Bachelors in English from UCLA.
Sydney has a Masters degree in Science, Curriculum and Instruction. She also holds Education Specialist and Multiple Subjects teaching credentials. Additionally, Sydney taught in a Special Education elementary classroom prior to working with Monarch. Sydney began working with Monarch in 2017, as a behavior technician, and is now a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. Sydney has continuously supported some of our most complex and dynamic behavioral programs.
Associate Behavior Consultant
Caitlin has been an integral part of our behavior intervention team since 2019 and is a Registered Behavior Technician (RBT). Caitlin earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Child Development from Chico State and is currently enrolled in graduate school at ASU. Caitlin is working on completing a masters degree in Special Education and Applied Behavior Analysis and is working toward earning her national certification as a behavior analyst.
Nancy has lived on the Central Coast since 1996. She graduated from California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Education. Nancy has extensive experience as a Bookkeeper and Administrative Assistant. She supports all the administrative needs of the Monarch Team Members. Nancy has been a proud team member at Monarch since 2017.
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Wendy is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with over 20 years of experience working with children, families, and couples. Wendy provides individual and family therapy out of our center in downtown Atascadero. If you are interested in working with Wendy, please contact her directly at (805) 459-2345.
5900 Entrada Avenue
Atascadero, CA 93422
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