Kelly Therrien, MS, BCBA

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Kelly Therrien is an experienced behavior analyst who has dedicated her work to improving the workplace through organizational behavior management (OBM). Kelly has worked with organizations across the United States and Canada, with leaders spanning various industries, such as human services, nuclear power, oil and gas, nonprofit, and franchise enterprises.

Prior to joining ABA Technologies, Kelly worked as a senior consultant and project manager at ALULA, an OBM consulting firm. In this role, she oversaw project teams to deliver strategic client engagements for multimillion-dollar accounts. Prior to her project manager role, Kelly served as a member of ALULA’s Operations Team, playing a vital role in its Consultant Readiness and Delivery function. 

She provided leadership in ALULA’s consultant training and development methodology experience and assisted in the selection, onboarding, and development of new consultants for ALULA’s accounts, bringing her behavioral science expertise to experienced performance consultants.

Kelly earned a Master of Science in applied behavior analysis with an emphasis in organizational behavior management from the Florida Institute of Technology. She also holds a B.S. in Psychology and a minor in business from Florida State University.

Kelly is also active in the local Brevard Community, serving as treasurer of the Brevard Chapter for the Florida Association for Behavior Analysis and volunteering as a mentor with WeVenture’s Ignite 360 Program.

Intro to OBM: Interview with Kelly Therrien

Tuesday, 23 Apr 2019
OBM for the BCBA In clinical organizations, most Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs) work as program coordinators or clinical directors. Rather than working with clients “in-the-chair,” BCBAs supervise others doing the work. Developing programs and training staff might be old hat, but managing and engaging staff and families—long term—requires new skills. Ongoing education and training in…
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How Do I Get into Organizational Behavior Management (OBM)?

Thursday, 11 Jul 2019
This is a common question of behavior analysts when first introduced to the application of behavioral science in the workplace. Stepping out of the clinic and into fixing organizations seems glamorous to some. But, “doing OBM” doesn’t necessarily mean consulting; in fact, where it’s most needed might be…
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Like a Boss

Friday, 6 Sep 2019
What does it mean to be a boss? When you hear the word “boss” do you picture your favorite boss or perhaps one you were not particularly fond of? Or do you picture some other dramatic version of a boss?
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Goodbye 2019, Hello 2020

Wednesday, 1 Jan 2020
The end of the year can be a busy time of hustle and bustle as you wrap up work and manage the end of year holiday celebrations. With another year coming to a close, it is the perfect time to reflect and set your sights for 2020.  Reflect on 2019 - Think back over the year and all that you have accomplished! We can lose sight of all that we have done if we do not take a few moments to reflect.
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Creating Your Personal Brand

Tuesday, 18 Feb 2020
What comes to mind when you hear the word brand? Perhaps you think of a consumer brand such as Apple or Tesla, or maybe you think of cattle.
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