Improving Quality of Life Through Effective Intervention
Brittnee Powers

Biography

Brittnee attended Loras College for undergraduate school as a student-athlete and double major, in psychology and criminal justice, in Dubuque Iowa. Her undergraduate internship consisted of working with elementary and middle school students at an alternative school. This is where Brittnee decided she wanted to pursue a career working with kids.



Brittnee is a Chicago-native and All-American track athlete who moved to Florida after graduating college in 2016. Brittnee initially began providing ABA therapy for children in a private clinical setting. During this experience, Brittnee decided she wanted to further her education and enrolled in a graduate program. She received her masters degree from Simmons University in Applied Behavior Analysis in 2019 and became a Board Certified Behavior Analyst later that year. During her coursework, Brittnee transitioned her ABA internships from clinic-based to school and home settings to gain a broader experience and knowledge of applications of ABA in different settings.

Brittnee is passionate about using ABA to expand her client’s skill sets, teach functional communication, and help children and families lead meaningful, and happy lives. Brittnee thoroughly encompasses ABA; not only in the workplace with clients, but also within her personal life, to stay motivated and successful when training for marathon races. In addition to running marathons, in her spare time, Brittnee enjoys kayaking, yoga, skiing, and relaxing at home with her two cats.