Dr. Patty Weigand has been a Board Certified Behavior Analyst since 2000. She is also a Licensed Behavior Analysis in the state of Arizona. Dr. Weigand completed her doctorate at Capella University in Education with a specialization in Instructional Design for Online Learning. She has over 30 years clinical experience with children with autism, providing in-home and telehealth behavior analytic services. Dr. Weigand is also an online course developer and graduate instructor in applied behavior analysis and autism. She has developed several online graduate-level university courses in applied behavior analysis and autism.

Dr. Weigand has been a Senior Clinician with the Behavior Change Institute since February 2019. She currently provides training opportunities for Registered Behavior Technicians via telehealth service delivery. Her primary interest with BCI is assisting with optimal treatment outcomes through evidence-based applied behavior analytic services for individuals with autism spectrum disorder.


Association for Positive Behavior Support
Association of Professional Behavior Analysis
Association for Behavior Analysis International and the American Academy of Special Education Professionals

Areas of Interest

Language development in children with autism
Behavior analytic approaches to selective mutism
Behavior modification approaches for children with autism who have been diagnosed with enuresis (bed-wetting)
Sensory Signal Service Dogs (SSigDog) for Individuals with Autism
Behavioral RTI for students with autism in general education settings


Capella University – Ph.D. Education, Specialization: Instructional Design for Online Learning
Yeshiva University – ABD Health Psychology
Hunter College Cuny – M.S. Counseling
College of New Rochelle – B.S. Psychology

Time at Behavior Change Institute

Since February, 2019