Genevieve is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and co-owner of Bloom Behavioral Solutions, Inc. She has a Master’s of Arts degree in Child and Adolescent Psychology from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Additionally, she is currently studying to sit for the ACBIS certification to be recognized and credentialed as a brain injury specialist. Genevieve’s past experience includes a wide variety of therapeutic ABA services. This experience includes supervision of multiple and diverse pediatric ABA programs, direct behavioral therapy, parent training, in-service workshops, consultation, and crisis management. She has extensive training in verbal behavior and teaching different methods of functional communication to individuals with neurological disorders. She has vast experience in providing behavioral therapy and consultation in a variety of settings; including homes, schools, community environments, and clinical sites. She co-founded Bloom Behavioral Solutions to provide individuals and their caregivers exceptional patient/client care while implementing compassionate and effective therapeutic ABA treatment. She believes the most rewarding aspect of her career includes helping individuals with developmental delays or neurological injuries acquire or re-establish effective communication skills. She lives in Atlantic Beach with her husband and boxer Lucie.READ MORE
Rebekah is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and co-owner of Bloom Behavioral Solutions, Inc. She holds a Master’s degree in Education with a focus on Curriculum and Instruction. In addition, Rebekah is a certified Professional Crisis Management Instructor and qualified co-trainer. She has extensive experience working with a wide variety of patients and clients, from individual learners to consultation with organizations and other professionals. She has worked in clinical settings on verbal behavior, social skills acquisition, and functional communication, and she has worked with a variety of adolescents in the foster care system with intensive behavioral needs. Rebekah has served as a behavioral consultant to several private schools, pediatric psychologists, and foster care organzations. She specializes in early learner language acquisition programs, parent and caregiver training, and augmentative and alternative communication. Rebekah co-founded Bloom Behavioral Solutions because she has a passion for helping families and caretakers see measurable changes in children’s functioning and behavior. She lives in San Marco with her son and daughter.READ MORE
Jennifer was born and raised in the Jacksonville area. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Management and minor in Psychology from the University of North Florida in 2003. Before joining Bloom, she spent almost 12 years in the corporate finance world. Jennifer currently lives in Atlantic Beach with her daughter Lily. They enjoy riding bikes to the park and spending time with friends and family.READ MORE
Amanda is originally from Virginia Beach, Virginia. She graduated from Auburn University in 2009 with a Master’s Degree in Applied Behavior Analysis in Developmental Disabilities. She has worked with individuals ages 2-47 with autism and intellectual disabilities. Amanda has worked across clinic, home, and school settings. Prior to her work at Bloom, she served as the Program Coordinator for an agency providing early intensive behavior analytic in-home therapy and parent training. Her areas of expertise include sleeping interventions, problem behavior reduction, and verbal behavior.READ MORE
Ashley is originally from Ocala, FL but moved to Jacksonville in 2007 where she attended the University of North Florida. In 2011 she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in deaf education and just one year later earned her master’s degree in Applied Behavior Analysis from the same university. She then worked in public schools with children of various ages and abilities and gained her certification as a BCBA. Ashley also worked as an independent consultant with a focus on autism and other developmental disabilities in the clinic, home and school settings. She has experience in all aspects of education, as well as writing behavior plans, skill acquisition programs and implementing behavior change procedures. Ashley’s main areas of interest include verbal behavior, social skills, and daily living skill programs. She lives in Jacksonville with her husband, two rescue dogs, and cat. Ashley enjoys making art of any kind and spending time with friends and family.READ MORE
Rob graduated from Auburn University in 2008 with a Master’s degree in Applied Behavior Analysis in Developmental Disabilities. During his time as a Behavior Analyst he has with worked with children, adolescents, and adults with autism and intellectual disabilities. He has provided services in schools, home, and clinic settings. Prior to working at Bloom, he served as the Program Coordinator for an agency providing early intervention services in the home. His areas of experience include behavior reduction, feeding, and verbal behavior.READ MORE
Darian earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology with a concentration in child psychology from the University of North Florida. During her undergraduate studies she served as a research assistant, and completed a practicum that focused on therapeutic intervention for children who had been exposed to domestic violence. Following graduation, Darian gained experience working as a registered behavior technician providing behavior analytic services in clinic, school, and community settings. She is currently a graduate student in the Master of Education in Special Education with a concentration in Applied Behavior Analysis program at the University of North Florida.READ MORE
Tess received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a focus in Child Development and a minor in Sociology at the University of North Florida. She gained knowledge and experience initially at Bloom helping out with the Super Sprouts Summer Camp. Tess lives in Jacksonville Beach and enjoys riding her bike, going to the beach, and spending time with friends and family.READ MORE
Kristen received her Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Education from Florida State College of Jacksonville and is currently pursuing her Bachelor’s of Arts in Psychology from the University of North Florida. Kristen hails from Neptune Beach and currently resides in Jacksonville Beach. When she’s not going to school full-time and working at Bloom, she enjoys the ocean and spending time with friends. You can find Kristen helping out with summer camp before starting full-time in the fall.READ MORE
Ciara is from Syracuse, New York and received her bachelor’s degree in speech-language disabilities at SUNY Cortland. She moved to Jacksonville two years ago and has been working as a speech clinician in a local school district. Ciara received her Master of Education from the University of North Florida with a concentration in applied behavior analysis. Ciara enjoys running, going to the beach, and taking her dog to the park.READ MORE
Elizabeth received a Bachelor of Science in psychology and a minor in education from the University of Florida. She also received a Master of Education in special education with a specialization in high-incidence behaviors from Peabody College at Vanderbilt University. Elizabeth has had many diverse experiences working with children in a variety of settings and enjoys watching them learn and grow. She currently lives in Nashville, Tennessee with her husband and son.READ MORE
Dennise graduated from the University of North Florida and received a bachelor’s degree in child psychology and a minor in public health. She completed a practicum with an ABA clinic and became more passionate about working with children with special needs during her undergraduate studies. Prior to Bloom, Dennise provided clinic- and school-based behavioral services. She is currently pursuing her master’s degree in exceptional student education with a concentration in applied behavior analysis through University of West Florida. She enjoys lifting weights and hanging out with family and friends on her spare time.READ MORE
Marlee graduated with her bachelor’s of science in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Central Florida in the Fall of 2016. She plans to pursue a master’s degree in Applied Behavior Analysis in the coming year. Marlee began working in the field of ABA while pursuing her bachelor’s degree and has experience the both the school and home setting. In her free time, Marlee enjoys going to the gym and spending time with family.READ MORE
Blake is originally from Poquoson, Virginia but loved growing up in Saint Johns, Florida. In May of 2017, she graduated from Piedmont College in North East Georgia where she majored in Psychology and minored in English and Criminal Justice. Blake is now pursuing a Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at the University of North Florida. Upon graduating, she intends to specialize in child and adolescent therapy. Blake’s passion for children’s mental health is rooted in her bond with two little brothers and has been a long standing motivation for her goals. Now settling in to life in Jacksonville, Blake enjoys live music, painting, and writing short stories.READ MORE
Jen is originally from Cleveland, Ohio. In 2012, she graduated from Mercyhurst University in Erie, PA with a bachelor’s degree in Elementary and Early Childhood Education. She also completed a master’s degree in Special Education and Applied Behavior Analysis at Mercyhurst University in 2014. While there, she worked in an alternative college program for adults with intellectual disabilities, a summer program for high school students on the autism spectrum to determine college readiness, as well as in area private and public schools. After graduation, she moved to Savannah, GA, and gained her certification as a BCBA working in a clinic setting with children ages 2-17. In 2015, she moved to Jacksonville, FL, and has been working with children of various ages and diagnoses in clinic, home, and school settings to build communication, social, and functional living skills and reduce maladaptive behaviors.READ MORE
Lizzy started her career as an ABA therapist while obtaining her bachelor’s degree in psychology through Louisiana State University in 2006. Lizzy has experience in the field of ABA in several different states including Louisiana, Florida, California, and Virginia. She has experience working with clients age 12 months to 17 years in the home, private and public school settings. In 2012, Lizzy received her master’s degree in special education with a concentration in ABA at the University of North Florida. She became a Board Certified Behavior Analyst in 2013 and is a licensed BCBA in the state of Virginia. Lizzy is a navy spouse and relocated from Virginia back to Jacksonville in 2015. Lizzy lives in Neptune Beach and loves to spend as much time at the beach as she can. She lives with her husband Steve who is a navy helicopter pilot, her 10-month-old daughter Olivia, and her black lab, Holly. In her free time she enjoys spending time with friends and family, doing yoga or crossfit, going for walks, and going to the farmer’s market.READ MORE
Lindsey is from the Philadelphia area and completed her Bachelors of Science degree in psychology at West Virginia University with minors in sociology and disabilities services. While there, she worked at an early intervention autism clinic providing ABA services for children aged 2-7. She also worked as a research assistant in the Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) lab improving the quality of parent-child relationships for families with young children with emotional and behavioral disorders. Lindsey currently lives in Jacksonville Beach and enjoys practicing yoga, running and going to the beach.READ MORE
Originally from Massachusetts, Kristy graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences and moved to Jacksonville to teach high school math. She spent 13 years teaching high school where she worked with various types of students including those with varying exceptionalities. She enjoys cooking, woodworking, and spending time with her family.READ MORE
Derek is from Deltona, FL. He earned his bachelor’s degree in psychology from Georgia Southwestern State University in 2010. He is currently working toward his master’s degree in developmental disabilities with a concentration in applied behavior analysis through Nova Southeastern University. Prior to working at Bloom, Derek worked for an in-patient program providing one-on-one behavioral services as well as group therapy. His hobbies include playing and watching soccer, spending time with family, and cooking.READ MORE
Christa graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from the University of Tennessee at Martin in 2013. She fell in love with ABA and speech therapy while working in a private clinic during her undergraduate years, which led her to earn a Master of Communication Disorders in Speech-Language Pathology from Arkansas State University in 2016. Christa has pediatric experience in various school and private clinic settings. She enjoys being outdoors, traveling, and spending time with her husband and dog.READ MORE
Lauren is a Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern and Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst and is currently pursuing her License as a Mental Health Counselor in the state of Florida. She holds a master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling from NOVA Southeastern University. Lauren has worked with individuals ages 2-20 with various developmental disabilities, mental health disorders, and co-occurring disorders and their families for the past five years. She has worked across clinic, home, and school settings. Lauren lives with her husband in Jacksonville Beach and enjoys traveling, spending time with family and friends, going to the beach, and being active.READ MORE
Kory earned her Masters Degree in Science and Health with specialization in Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of North Florida. Kory has a total of 10 years experience working as a Registered Dietitian. She first worked in an outpatient clinic where she worked with all ages from infants to the elderly. She currently works at a local hospital where she devotes her time to nutrition support and educating patients, staff and the community. Since Kory has started working for Bloom Behavioral Solutions, Inc., she has found passion in the challenge of offering ways to improve nutrition in children and families. Kory lives at the beach and enjoys all the beach has to offer. In addition, she loves to spend time with her family, exercise, run and cook. Kory is on a mission to improve the health and wellness of all ages one bite at a time.READ MORE
Tori is a St. Augustine native and graduated from University of St. Augustine with her masters in Occupational Therapy in 2015. For as long as she can remember, she always knew she wanted to be a pediatric occupational therapist and help children maximize their potential. She has experience in the clinic, home health, and school settings, ages birth-21. She is passionate about helping children regulate their sensory processing needs as well as increase independence with daily activities. In her free time, Tori loves to enjoy the outdoors, workout, read, and spend time with her husband and two dogs!READ MORE
Melissa is thrilled to be joining the Bloom team as an occupational therapist. She is a Jacksonville native and attended the University of Florida where she received her Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy. She knew she wanted to work in pediatrics as an occupational therapist since she was in middle school and is passionate about what she does! Over the past six years, Melissa has been providing services for children in various locations in Jacksonville. During this time she has developed a special love for teaching children how to regulate their emotions and sensory needs, as well as fostering functional and appropriate social skills. She also has a lot of experience with school based occupational therapy and collaborating with many different disciplines, including ABA. When she’s not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two girls, as well as playing softball and lifting heavy things at the gym. Melissa looks forward to getting to know everyone and contributing to the team at Bloom Behavioral Solutions!READ MORE
Meet our Therapy Dog Lucie! Lucie is a very sweet 3 y/o female boxer. She comes to the clinic daily to work and loves her job! She helps patients feel calm and often acts as a reinforcer for our children. She specializes in giving hugs and dog kisses. She especially enjoys long walks with our patients on the golf course. Lucie also keeps the staff company, often stopping by treatment rooms and offices for treats or a quick game of fetch. When she’s not working, she enjoys long naps and chasing squirrels. Most importantly, she helps bring comfort to everyone at Bloom, big or small!READ MORE
Bloom has been an answer to our prayers. Our lives have been greatly improving. I can't wait to see how much more my daughter improves over summer camp. The more "bloom" we get the better we feel.
Bloom is an amazing place for children! I love it!
These are by far the best therapists I have ever met. I am amazed at the doors they have opened for my son! Thank you, Bloom!
On our first visit here my daughter instantly clicked and bonded with the staff which is very rare for her to do so with strangers. It's just so warm and inviting here and we feel comfortable here. So glad that we chose to come to Bloom! Staff is attentive, thorough, caring, and overall wonderful.