Crysta has worked in the field of applied behavior analysis (ABA) since 2014. During this time she has worked with a wide range of client populations across diverse clinical settings, including homes, clinics, school, and virtual settings. Crysta has also gained experience working in clinical leadership across previous workplaces and takes a special interest in caregiver and staff training. Crysta started at Behavior Change Institute (BCI) in February of 2023 as a Family Experience Specialist.

In Crysta’s current role as a Family Experience Specialist, she introduces families to ABA at BCI, conducts client assessments, identifies and develops treatment goals, and initiates the start of services which includes staff training, parent training, and clinical management. Crysta has also specialized in the treatment of severe maladaptive behaviors and provides consultation to other clinicians and families as a Safety Care trainer. Crysta is passionate about instilling hope and supporting families that are receiving services with BCI.


Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI)
Association of Professional Behavior Analysts (APBA)
Texas Association for Behavior Analysis (TXABA)

Areas of Interest

Treatment of Severe Maladaptive Behaviors
Caregiver Training
Staff Training
Functional Communication Training
Social Skills
Play Skills


Master of Science, The University of North Texas

Time at Behavior Change Institute

Since February of 2023

The BCI Mission and what it means to me

Working for BCI means that I am supported in the approach to treat clients and their families with humility, compassion, and respect while also instilling hope in their lives. It is an honor to work with a company that shares my own personal and professional values and supports/collaborates with their clinicians to ensure the best possible outcome for all clients, staff, and community members.