Founder and Clinical Director 

MS.Ed., BCBA, Board Certified Behavior Analyst and Learning Behavior Specialist

Brooke Schneider, MS.Ed., BCBA is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and Learning Behavior Specialist with over 13 years of experience. She received her undergraduate degree in Children with Disabilities and Human Development and Family Living (Now Applied Behavior Sciences) from the University of Kansas in 2004.  Brooke continued her education at Loyola University of Chicago by receiving her Masters in Special Education. Since obtaining her degrees, she began her career as a lead teacher in a therapeutic classroom.   Brooke has extensive experience in working with children and adolescents with developmental and cognitive disabilities in the areas of functional assessment, behavior intervention programming, integrating behavioral interventions in the home and school environment and teaching sign language. She has the experience and ability to create Academic Intervention Plans that identifies the necessary modifications and accommodations needed for each and every child to succeed in the school environment.  Currently, Brooke provides individual and group behavior therapy for children and adolescents within the clinical, home and school environment.

In addition to providing behavior analytic services to children and young adults, Brooke also provides tutoring to prospective behavior analysts as they prepare for their board examination.

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Lead Board Certified Behavior Analyst

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Lindsay Fettner MS., BCBA is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). Lindsay has been with Orange Pediatric Therapy since we opened the doors!! She received her master's degree in Applied Behavior Analysis from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Lindsay obtained her bachelors degree from The University Of Kansas (Go Jayhawks!) in Applied Behavioral Sciences. She has extensive experience working with individuals on the Autism spectrum and related disorders. Prior to working at Orange Pediatric Therapy, Lindsay spent the 3 years working as an applied behavior analysis line therapist in clinic, school, and home based settings.  

Fun fact: Lindsay plays in a skeeball league and last year her team won!! She can also solve a Rubiks cube in under 3 minutes!!

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Lead Board Certified Behavior Analyst

Hannah is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and has been with Orange Pediatric Therapy for over a year and a half!! Hannah earned her Bachelors Degree in Applied Health Science at Indiana University, and  has years of comprehensive experience with children and adults with a variety of both disabilities and abilities. Hannah’s experience and commitment to the field began in high school when she assisted a family friend in caring for adolescent twins diagnosed with autism. Hannah fell in love with the twins, and hasn’t stopped working in the field since. 

Hannah began working with more families, volunteered as a peer buddy with The Friendship Circle, and became an aid at a day camp. While studying abroad, Hannah had the opportunity to intern at The Rainbow School; an ABA school in London, England. Ever since then she has focused her practice primarily on Applied Behavioral Analysis. Hannah has a passion for helping others, and is excited to bring that passion to Orange Pediatric Therapy!

Fun Fact: Hannah never skips desserts!!

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Registered Behavior Technician


Denise graduated from Indiana University-Purdue Univeristy (IUPUI) with a bachelors in Psychology and a minor in Sociology. Before joining our Orange family, she worked as a Behavior Therapist for 3 years in Indiana where she worked 1:1 as well as leading groups. She has experience writing up lesson plans, behavior plans as well as planning community outings. Denise has experience with children and adults with a variety of diagnoses. Denise’s goal is to help enrich the lives of the kids and their families who come to Orange Therapy!

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Fun Fact: She was born in Germany!!

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Registered Behavior Technician


Molly is pursuing a career in Applied Behavior Analysis. She graduated with an undergrad in Applied Behavior Analysis with a concentration in early childhood education and autism intervention from the University of Kansas. She has experience working with children in a group and 1-1 setting. She is planning on continuing her education towards her Learning Behavior Specialist and to becoming a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. This past year she worked as a Para educator in a special education classroom. She loves every minute of working with these children and helping them grow and is excited to be part of Orange Pediatric Therapy.

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Fun Fact: Molly's family has double the amount of dogs as they do kids!!!

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Behavior Therapist

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Kris is studying ABA at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology, working on his Master's degree and intends to pursue a PhD in the field afterwards. ABA and working with kids with special needs have become passions of his. During the school year, Kris works as a para-educator in a special ed classroom at Keshet where he has gained experience building relationships one-on-one and with groups of students in a variety of settings, including educational, recreational and in the community. He extremely excited to apply his experience and education to helping the kids at Orange Therapy!

Fun fact: Kris has a Huskie named Luna. She is may be the only one who loves the negative degree Chicago weather. 

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Registered Behavior Technician

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Alyse is pursuing a career in Applied Behavior Analysis. She is studying ABA with a strong emphasis on autism at Ball State University and is working on completing her Master’s degree in July. She graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology and Health Promotions from Miami University. Alyse has 3 years of experience working in a therapeutic day school for children with autism as a paraprofessional, where she worked in both group and 1:1 settings. Alyse also has experience in creating lessons plans that focus on activities of daily living and community safety. She has also worked in the community by supporting her students as they navigate different environments as independently as possible. Alyse has always had a passion for working with children and is thrilled to utilize her skills at Orange Pediatric Therapy!

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Fun fact: Alyse can whistle like a bird!

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Registered Behavior Technician

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Helena is currently pursuing a career in Applied Behavior Analysis. She graduated from San Diego State University with an early childhood development degree and currently attends Ball State University specializing in Applied Behavior Analysis. She began her work as a paraprofessional in a special education classroom as a 1:1 aide helping adults and adolescents. There she gained much experience with goals associated with daily living and community independence. Before coming to Orange Pediatric Therapy, she worked as a behavior therapist for 1 year in both 1:1 and group settings before joining our team. She has a lot of experience in running assessments, writing lesson plans, and implementing behavior plans. She loves working with children and helping them and their families in every way that she can! 

Fun fact: Helena loves shopping!

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Behavior Therapist


Zalika Joyner is from Saipan, capital of the Northern Marianas Islands. She moved to Louisiana in 2009 and obtained a B.S. in Humanities and Social Science fromLouisiana State University. She majored in Psychology and minored in Anthropology. Zalika has experience working with various populations as a Behavior Therapist. Prior to her graduate career at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Zalika was a music instructor at Baton Rouge Music Studios and led an adaptive music program. She enjoys performing arts, science, podcasts, traveling, and learning new languages.

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Registered Behavior Technician

Vanessa is pursuing a career in Applied Behavior Analysis at Purdue University Global. She studied Education and Art at Purdue University/PNC. Vanessa has over 10 years of experience working with children throughout Indiana and Illinois, most recently working as a Preschool teacher. She is passionate about creating lesson plans with most anything involving language and communication. Even happier when work involves daily living/adaptive skills as well as pre-academic and social skills. In her free time Vanessa loves to spend time with her family, cooking, traveling and reading. She is also an avid practitioner of Krav Maga (Huh?). If it involves the outdoors, a yoga pose or balancing your chakra, she is in.

Fun Fact: Vanessa can do an aerial (cartwheel without using your hands)

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Behavior Technician


Zoe graduated from DePaul University with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a concentration in cognitive Neuroscience with a minor in Biology. Before joining Orange Pediatric, Zoe was a volunteer at Robert & Ann H. Lurie Children Hospital of Chicago in the inpatient department where she worked 1:1 and in group therapy with children and adolescents. She engaged in all different forms of therapy with individuals with all level of needs. She still continues to volunteer as a hippo therapist helping individuals build trusting relationships with horses, improve neuro-cognitive and motor skills, and helping people see the joy of therapy with animals. This August she will be going to Haiti on a medical mission and will help women and children receive medical attention!

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Behavior Technician

Zahava’s bio coming soon!


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Registered Behavior Technician

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Registered Behavior Technician

Orange Pediatric Therapy serves as a practicum site for the supervision and training of the Chicago School of Professional Psychology graduate students in their journey of becoming Board Certified Behavior Analysts. We at Orange Pediatric Therapy help the student become leaders in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis. Currently, Orange Pediatric Therapy hosts several outstanding aspiring BCBA’s.

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