Administration

Rebecca McGlohn, MAT, BCBA, LBA

President

Rebecca founded ACT in April of 2008. She graduated from Vanderbilt University with dual bachelor's degrees in Psychology and Child Development, and then went on to receive a Master of Arts in Teaching with a concentration in Special Education from the University of Memphis. She taught in Special Education classrooms for 6 years before opening ACT. Rebecca has been working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and other developmental disabilities in home, school, and clinic settings since 2001, and has been a BCBA since 2006. In her free time, Rebecca enjoys spending time with her husband and three young children, reading books, dancing, yoga, and relaxing.

Trey McGlohn

Vice President

Trey joined ACT in November of 2010 when it expanded beyond just Rebecca. He attended Old Dominion University, where he was a Fine Arts major with a minor in Business Administration. Trey comes from a family of entrepreneurs and has been instrumental in managing and guiding ACT as it has grown and changed over the years. Prior to joining ACT, Trey was a professional photographer. He still enjoys taking photos in his spare time. Trey also enjoys cooking and trying new foods.

Christine Hettling, MS, BCBA, LBA

Clinical Site Director

Christine joined ACT in April 2011. She graduated from Salisbury University with a Bachelors degree in Elementary Education and then went on to get a Masters degree in Psychology from the University of Phoenix. Christine has been a BCBA since 2010, and has experience providing direct therapy and supervision in home, school, and clinic settings. In her free time, Christine enjoys shopping, going to the beach, and spending time with her husband and two young sons.

Jana Dillon, MEd, BCBA, LBA

Clinical Assistant Site Director 

Jana joined ACT in April of 2013.  She has a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from the University of Southern Indiana and a Master of Education in Special Education from Concordia University-Portland.  Jana has been working with children with disabilities since 2008. Prior to working at ACT, Jana was a special education teacher in Indiana. Jana has been a BCBA since 2016. When not working, Jana enjoys riding her bicycle, trying new foods, and spending time with her family.

Amanda Ward, M.Ed.

Office Manager

Amanda joined ACT in September of 2019. She has an M.Ed. degree in Early Childhood Special Education from George Mason University as well as a B.A. in Communications Sciences and Disorders from James Madison University. She moved here from Harrisonburg, VA in 2018 and is excited to be a part of the ACT Team! Amanda enjoys spending time with her husband, son, and two dogs as well as going to the beach and crocheting.

Heather Miller

Administrative Assistant

Heather joined ACT in June 2019.  She was an RBT for four years and has worked with kids with special needs since 2012.  She is working on her undergraduate degree in Sociology. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her partner and daughter as well as going to the beach.

 
Kids Drawing

Clinical Supervisors

 

Caroline Crawford, M.Ed., BCBA, LBA

Caroline joined ACT in March of 2015.  She has a bachelor’s degree in Creative Writing from George Mason University and a master’s degree in Early Childhood Special Education from Old Dominion University.  She became a Board Certified assistant Behavior Analyst in March of 2018 and then shortly thereafter became a Board Certified Behavior Analyst in September of 2018. Caroline has been working with young children with Autism Spectrum Disorder since 2015. In her free time she enjoys painting and relaxing with her pet dogs and birds!

Brooke Crawford, M.Ed., BCBA, LBA

Brooke joined ACT in June of 2017. She graduated from Christopher Newport University in 2015 with a Bachelor's of Arts in Psychology and a minor in Sociology and went on to graduate from Arizona State University in 2018 with a Master's of Education in Curriculum and Instruction: Applied Behavior Analysis. She  became a Board Certified Behavior Analyst in August 2018. Brooke has been working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and other developmental disabilities since September 2014. Outside of work, Brooke enjoys reading, spending time with family and friends, and relaxing with her chocolate lab, Axel, and her pitbull, Troubie.

Jazmin Johnson, MS, BCBA, LBA

Jazmin joined ACT in September of 2016. She graduated from Middle Tennessee State University with a Bachelors of Science degree in Psychology and then went on to receive a Master of Science degree in Psychology with a specialization in Applied Behavior Analysis from Capella University. Jazmin got certified as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst in August 2018. She has worked with individuals with varying disabilities since 2014. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her husband and her chocolate Labrador retriever Bailey and Chiweenie Rahja. She also enjoys working out at the gym, trying new places to eat, and spending time with family and friends.

Kelsey Ricks, MA, BCBA, LBA

Kelsey joined ACT in September of 2016. She graduated from James Madison University with a Bachelors degree in Health Sciences and a minor in Special Education, and then went on to receive a Master of Arts degree in Applied Behavior Analysis from Ball State University. Before joining ACT in 2016, Kelsey worked as a middle school math teacher for 1 year and enjoyed volunteering with organizations that taught sports and recreational skills to individuals with varying disabilities. Kelsey is a certified Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). In her free time, Kelsey enjoys spending time with her family and her dog Scout, reading any book she can find, and exploring new beach towns.

Brooke Totzeck, BA, BCaBA, LABA

Brooke joined ACT in May of 2016. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Virginia Wesleyan University. Brooke became a Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst in November of 2018 after taking courses at Florida Institute of Technology. She has been working with children and teens with Autism Spectrum Disorders and other developmental disabilities since 2014. In her free time, Brooke enjoys the beach, yoga, and checking out local restaurants!

Amy Wick, MS, BCBA, LBA

Amy joined ACT in July of 2018. She graduated from Randolph Macon College with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology, and then went on to receive a Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis from Northeastern University. She worked as a behavioral therapist at New England Center for Children for 4 years before becoming a BCBA in 2010. Amy has been working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and other developmental disabilities in home, school, community, and clinic settings since 2006. In her free time, Amy enjoys spending time with her family, reading, and shopping.

Kristi vanHorn, MA, BCBA, LBA


Kristi vanHorn joined ACT in January of 2014. She attended Lander University where she received a B.S. in Special Education and then later attended Florida Institute of Technology where she received a M.A. in Professional Behavior Analysis. Since joining the field in 2007, Kristi has always known her passion lies with helping children with special needs and their families. She has worked in a variety of settings including: school, home, clinic, and community. In 2017, she received her Board Certified Behavior Analyst certification from the Behavior Analyst Certification Board. She currently resides in Virginia Beach with her husband, daughter, and two puppies.

Kids Painting

Social Skills Group Leaders

 

Rachel Connolly, BA, BCaBA, LABA

Rachel joined ACT in June of 2017. She graduated from Virginia Wesleyan University in May of 2018 with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. She is a BCaBA and received her certification from Florida Institute of Technology.In her free time, Rachel enjoys traveling, cooking, and challenging herself to try new things.

Dawn Goodwin, BS, RBT

Dawn joined ACT in September of 2018. She has a Bachelor of Science in Psychology: Applied Science with a minor in Family Consumer Science from Western Michigan University. Dawn has worked with children in a number of different preschools and educational settings. Dawn likes to binge watch shows on Netflix and spend time with her family.

Dakota Grizzle, BS, BCaBA, LABA

Dakota joined ACT in September of 2014. He graduated from Virginia Wesleyan College with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics with a minor in Biology. He is currently a BCaBA and is pursuing his master’s degree through University of Cinncinnati. He has taught children in a private school setting, taught swim lessons, and coached soccer before coming to ACT. In his free time, Dakota enjoys playing soccer, watching the Chiefs and Arsenal play, and spending time with his wife and their two cats.

Alena Isaeva, BA, BCaBA, LABA

Alena joined ACT in September of 2014. She first started working in the Administrative team and three years later transferred to the Clinical team. Alena has been a Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst since May 2019. She has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Foreign Languages with concentration in German from Old Dominion University and is currently taking graduate level courses in Applied Behavior Analysis though Florida Institute of Technology. She loves working in the ABA field as it allows her to pursue two things she cares greatly about - bringing meaningful changes to the lives of others and science. Alena is originally from Russia. In her free time she enjoys walking her dog at the beach, traveling, reading, learning to play the piano, and taking dance classes.

Dee Lewis, BS, RBT

Dee joined ACT in May of 2016. She graduated from Old Dominion University with a Bachelor of Science in Sociology, and has taken Applied Behavior Analysis courses from Florida Institute of Technology. She worked in child care for 5 years before starting at ACT. Dee has been working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorders in the home, community, and clinic settings since 2016. In her free time, Dee likes to cook, spend time with family, and listen to music.

Maddie Tsou, BA, RBT

Maddie joined ACT in October of 2018. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Virginia. She is currently in her coursework and is pursuing the BCaBA certification. She enjoys music, concerts, and the beach!

Direct Therapy Staff

Shannon Bacchiocchi, BS, RBT.

Shannon Bacchiocchi joined ACT in April of 2019. She graduated from The College of Saint Rose with a Bachelors degree in Early Childhood Special Education.  She taught preschool and Pre-k for for 3 years before she starting working at ACT.  In her free time Shannon enjoys cooking, crafting, and spending time with her husband and her puppy.

Kelly C. 

Kelly is a member of the ACT team.

Caitlyn C. 

Caitlyn is a member of the ACT team.

Trey Jones, BS, RBT

Trey joined ACT in May of 2019. He graduated from North Carolina Wesleyan College with a dual Bachelors degrees in Psychology and Criminal Justice. In his free time, Trey enjoys spending time with his family, reading books and playing sports.

Shane J.

Shane is a member of the ACT team.

Krystin P.

Krystin is a member of the ACT team.

Erynn Rhodes, BS, RBT

Erynn joined ACT in June of 2019. She graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with a Bachelor's degree in Psychology. She is currently pursuing a Master's degree in Behavior Analysis from Florida Institute of Technology, and is working towards becoming a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. After working in various mental health settings after graduating from VCU, Erynn began her work in the field of ABA in 2018 by becoming a Registered Behavior Technician providing in-home services to children in the Richmond, Virginia area.  Erynn enjoys going to concerts, traveling, and relaxing with family and friends.

Keneisha Rios-Rodriguez, M.Ed., RBT

Keneisha joined ACT in April of 2019. She graduated from Arcadia University with a Bachelors degree in Spanish, and then went on to receive a Master in Education from Arcadia University as well. She worked as a substitute teacher for 1 year before working as an RBT.  Keneisha has been working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and other developmental disabilities in home, school, and clinical settings since 2017. In her free time Keneisha enjoys spending time with her husband and pets.

Meagan Rivera, MA, RBT

Meagan joined ACT in February of 2020. She graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Speech Communication from St. Joseph’s College in January of 2017. In December of 2019 she graduated with a Masters of Arts in Applied Behavior Analysis from Ball State University. She has been working with adults and adolescents with disabilities since 2015, and began working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorders in 2018. In her free time, Meagan enjoys spending time with her husband, friends and family.

Kayla Shannon, RBT

Kayla joined ACT in August of 2020.  She is currently pursuing her bachelor's degree from Old Dominion University in Human Services. Kayla has been an RBT since December of 2019 and has experience working with children and teens with Autism Spectrum Disorder. In her free time, Kayla enjoys writing poetry, listening to music, and spending time with her loved ones.

Allysin Sheeley, BA, RBT

Allysin Sheeley joined ACT in June of 2017. She has a Bachelor’s of Arts degree of Liberal Arts with a concentration in Community and Social Services. She is currently pursuing a Master’s in Special Education with a concentration in Applied Behavior Analysis from George Mason University. Allysin has held numerous positions as a teacher in Early Childhood Education programs in the Hampton Roads area, as well as serving as a mentor or counselor in various local community service organizations since 2006. In her free time, Allysin enjoys all elements of the fine arts, spending time with family, and being outdoors.

Megan Spiewak, BS, RBT

Megan Joined ACT in December of 2019. She graduated from Old Dominion University with her Bachelor's of Science. She majored in Speech Language Pathology and double minored in psychology and special education.  In her free time, Megan enjoys going to the beach, cooking and shopping.

 

Chelsey Tennant, MEd, RBT

Chelsey joined ACT in June of 2019. She has a Psychology degree from University of Maryland University College (UMUC) and Master's degree in Foundations of Behavior Analysis from the University of Cincinnati. Chelsey likes to spend time with her family, watch movies, and read poetry.

Korbin Thompson, BA, RBT 

Korbin joined ACT in 2014. She earned her Bachelors degree from Norfolk State University and is currently a graduate student at George Mason University. Korbin has experience working in preschools in the Hampton Roads area and as a substitute teacher for Norfolk Public Schools. In her free time, Korbin enjoys cooking new recipes, watching movies, and taking trips with her daughter.

Brianna Twitty, BA, RBT

Brianna Twitty joined ACT in June of 2020. She has a bachelors degree in Exercise Science from Old Dominion University and is currently working to obtain her master's degree in Special Education with a concentration in Applied Behavior Analysis from George Mason University. Brianna has worked with adolescents and teens diagnosed with autism and related disorders from 2017-2020 and recently starting working with preschool aged children in 2019. In her free time Brianna enjoys binge watching shows on Hulu and Netflix, sleeping, and being with her church family.

Sam Westergaard, RBT

Sam joined ACT in June of 2019. She is currently working towards her Bachelors in Psychology at the University of Phoenix. She has worked with children since 2013. In her free time, Sam enjoys relaxing at the beach, watching her young daughter grow, and spending time with her family and friends.

Taylor Wiseman, BS, RBT

Taylor joined ACT in June of 2018. She graduated from the University of Mary Washington with a Bachelor of Science in Psychological Science. She is currently working towards becoming a BCBA through Florida Institute of Technology. Taylor has years of personal relationships with individuals on the Autism Spectrum, and since starting her professional journey in the summer of 2018 her passion for ABA has only increased. In her free time Taylor enjoys playing with her chocolate lab, Baxley James, eating at Chipotle, and listening to Taylor Swift.

 

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