Frank Carle, M.A., BCBA
Director of Clinical Services
Frank received his B.A. in psychology in 2002 from the University of Houston. In 2003, he sat for and passed the Board Certified Associate Behavior Analyst (BCaBA)examination. In 2008, Frank obtained his Master of Arts (M.A.) in Clinical Psychology from the University of Houston, Clear-Lake. He returned to the University of Houston, Clear-Lake, certificate-only program to complete coursework to sit for the Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) examination. Frank obtained his BCBA in January 2011.
Frank began working with children with autism as an undergraduate student at the University of Houston in 1999 with with an ABA early intensive clinic. Frank began as a behavior therapist and quickly moved into a leadership role as a Senior Therapist. After serving as a Senior Therapist, Frank was promoted to Case Supervisor. As a Case Supervisor, he was responsible for designing treatment protocols for skill acquisition, behavioral targets and training treatment teams for clients in early intensive ABA programs. In 2009, he began working as the Assistant Principal/Behavior Analyst for a private school for students with autism. Frank had the opportunity to work with over 65 students with autism ranging in age from 6-22. He was able to hone and refine his capabilities in the areas of conducting FBA’s, writing treatment plans, training staff how to implement behavior plans, and writing Individual Education Plans (IEP’s).
Over the past 17 years, Frank has dedicated his career to improving the quality of life for his clients and their families. Frank finds client progress, not matter how big or small, meaningful and rewarding. As a student of the science of human behavior, he enjoys acquiring new information as well as sharing his existing knowledge of ABA with others.