Board Certified Behavior Analysts

Metro Atlanta's 


Therapy Professionals

KISS ABA employs a team of highly skilled Board Certified Behavior Analysts® (BCBAs) who possess graduate-level certification in Behavior Analysis.  Numerous ABA therapists work in conjunction with our BCBA team to provide consistent and comprehensive therapy and support. This professional expertise combined with our personalized approach to each patient is key to creating optimal independence.

At KISS ABA, inclusion for all people is at the heart of our work and embedded in our culture.

We value diversity and celebrate the differences in our clients, our staff, and our services.

Adrienne Melnyk

Adrienne Melnyk,  Co-Founder,  BCBA,  M.Ed.

Adrienne possesses a wealth of experience and expertise in the fields of Special Education and Behavior Analysis. She has dedicated nearly 15 years to supporting children and adults with disabilities. Adrienne has a Master of Arts in Special Education, a certification in Autism, and is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA).

Adrienne previously served as the staff BCBA and Education and Behavioral Specialist at Adult Disability Medical Healthcare (ADMH) in Marietta, consulting with and supporting adult patients with disabilities and their families. Her role included behavioral interventions and educational training for parents and caregivers. She also facilitated smooth transitions to post-secondary community support systems and from pediatric-based to an adult model of healthcare services.

Her career began in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), where she led one of the first ABA classrooms in the district. Later, as a District Leader, she enhanced programs for intellectual disabilities, autism, behavior, and transition services. In this leadership role she improved both educational and support services for individuals with disabilities on a much larger scale.

Adrienne's professional journey is driven by a deep understanding of the challenges faced by individuals with disabilities and their families. This empathy fuels her commitment to developing innovative strategies that support and ease transitions through various phases of life.

Becky Borak

Becky Borak,  Co-Founder,  BCBA,  M.Ed. 

Becky is a twenty-five-year industry veteran. Prior to her focus on ABA, she spent sixteen years teaching children with disabilities in the public school system. This hands-on experience provided her invaluable insight into the myriad challenges and financial burdens these families  faced. 

Driven by her desire to provide more meaningful and affordable support, she immersed herself in the field of ABA and found it to be a powerful framework for assisting clients and their families. She soon became a BCBA and highly respected professional in the field, educating families about basic ABA principles as well as how to improve socially significant behaviors and reduce unwanted behaviors. Becky’s expertise and unwavering commitment to go above and beyond for her clients and their families made her a trusted advocate and ally.

She holds a master's degree in Interrelated Resources for individuals with disabilities, a bachelor's degree in Intellectual Disabilities and Special Education from the University of Georgia, as well as BCBA certification

Dustin Donaldson

Dustin Donaldson,  BCBA,  M.Ed.,  M.Psych.

In addition to Dustin's BCBA certification, he possesses two master's degrees — a Master of Science in Psychology with a focus on Applied Behavior Analysis, and a Master of Arts in Special Education.

Currently Dustin oversees cases for individuals with autism, ranging in a wide variety of severity levels and age ranges in practices of behavioral management techniques, discrete trial training (DTT), and verbal behavior programs. 

He has private, in-home based experience with companies as well as public school experience within the classroom as a special education teacher. Dustin is committed to his work and values each relationship he develops with clients and their families. He enjoys spending time with individuals with special needs and has a passion for helping others achieve their goals. 

In his spare time, he enjoys quality time with his family and four dogs as well as going to the movies, reading, and traveling.

Tammy Kaiser

Tammy Kaiser,  BCBA,  MSJE

Before becoming a BCBA, Tammy worked for KISS ABA as a Registered Behavior Technician (RBT). She began her career in the education field and has been both a teacher and an administrator in the public and private sectors. Tammy earned her Master of Science in Jewish Education at Spertus Institute in Chicago and is near completion for her dissertation for a Doctor of Science in Jewish Studies with a focus on Behavior Analysis.  She is also a proud graduate of the Mandel Teacher Educator Institute. 

Tammy proudly served in the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary where she was a Trainer and also developed curriculum.  Additionally, she developed the "Behavior Pattern Recognition" Training Program for the Department of Homeland Security’s Transportation Security Administration. While Chaplain for the Seattle Police Department and Harborview Medical Center (a Level One Trauma Center), Tammy became increasingly interested in Behavior Analysis as an applied science. Her passion for "Trauma-Informed" and "Values-Based ABA" translates to her service delivery. 

In her free time, you can usually find her out on the water (swimming, diving, kayaking, or at the helm of a pontoon) or spending time with her family including three children.

Ashley Brooks

Ashley Brooks,  BCBA,  M.Ed.

Ashley's career in the ABA field spans more than a decade and includes extensive experience supporting children with severe autism and/or other behavioral challenges as well as the deaf and blind.  

She became a Board Certified Behavior Analyst in 2020.  Her master’s degree is in Special Education with a concentration in Applied Behavioral Analysis. Her undergraduate degree is also in Special Education with a concentration in Deaf Studies, and brings 13 years of experience with American Sign Language to KISS ABA.   

In her spare time she enjoys activities on the water, traveling, and spending time with her family. Originally from Florida, Ashley also loves exploring new areas in Georgia.

Hemali Vyas

Hemali Vyas,  BCBA,  MSHA

Hemali joined KISS ABA in 2018. Having seen her first client as an ABA therapist in 2001, she brings a wealth of knowledge and experience. Currently she supports patients of all ages at home, in clinic and classrooms, with a focus on patients diagnosed with Austism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD/anxiety disorders, and OCD/mood disorders.

She possesses a Master of Science  in Healthcare Administration and two bachelor's degrees (Psychology and Hearing & Speech Sciences). Hemali considers herself a lifelong student in the science of human behavior, regularly reading newly published literature and research in the field of psychology and behavior analysis. 

Thanks in part to having grown up in England and having parents from India & Africa, she celebrates cultures from all over the world.  She enjoys sharing these experiences with her husband, teenage daughter and young son while traveling.

As a true believer in the power of meditation, she practices mindfulness activities. Hemali is also a music lover and takes singing lessons.

Shannon Reynolds

Shannon Reynolds,  BCBA,  M.Ed. 

Shannon brings a wealth of experience from the clinic setting as well as public and private schools. She has been a BCBA consultant, developed and led training programs for diverse audiences, managed autism classes, led an ABA-based classroom, served as a Behavior Specialist, and even volunteered at the Marcus Autism Center. She also co-authored the curriculum programs “Middle School Social Skills” and “Transition to Adulthood” during her time at TeachTown, the nation’s leader in adapted core curriculum. 

Shannon specializes in verbal behaviors, social skills, and behavior reduction, as well as family and staff training. She takes an individual approach with each client to ensure the most successful outcomes, seeking out and placing value on the family’s input throughout the process. 

Prior to becoming a BCBA in 2014, Shannon earned a Master of Education in Special Education, with an emphasis on Autism and Behavior Disorders, and a Bachelor of Science in Collaborative Special Education.

She enjoys attending her children's activities with her husband as well as traveling, hiking and Auburn football (War Eagle!).

Luvert Allen

Luvert Allen,  BCBA,  M.S. in ABA 

Luvert is a passionate BCBA dedicated to improving the lives of children, adolescents and young adults. Prior to becoming a BCBA, Luvert supervised a team of our Registered Behavior Technicians (RBTs) who implemented ABA-based programs designed for individuals with ASD. 

He prides himself on keeping up with the latest ABA research to ensure he is equipped with the most effective and evidence-based strategies to support his clients' and their families. Luvert is driven by a desire to empower individuals to reach their full potential and create inclusive communities. His collaborative approach and exceptional communication skills enable him to effectively partner with families, educators, and professionals alike. 

Luvert holds a Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis and a bachelor's degree in Psychology. In his free time he enjoys playing basketball.

Victoria Green

Victoria Greene,  BCBA,  M.Psych. 

Victoria discovered her passion for helping clients & their families as an undergraduate intern at the renowned Marcus Autism Center. She earned her BCBA certification soon after joining the KISS ABA team as a Registered Behavior Technician (RBT). 

Victoria is passionate about assisting both clients and their families and touching as many lives as possible through ABA therapy. She is committed to sharing knowledge and spreading awareness about ASD as well as finding ways to break down the barriers of ASD-related diagnoses.

She received her Master of Science in Psychology with a concentration in Applied Behavior Analysis from Purdue University and her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Georgia State University.

She enjoys traveling and celebrating other cultures as her grandparents are from India and Guyana.


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