Meet Our Staff

Our staff ranges from

BCBA-D to Center Assistant

BCBA-D – Board Certified Behavior Analyst-Doctorate


Dana is a doctorate-level Board Certified Behavior Analyst with a MA in ABA and Ph.D. in Special Education and over 25 years experience working with children with special needs. GBS is the cumulation of years of experience in the field. Throughout her experience, she gathered information on what not to do, as well as information on best practices for children with Autism. Dana created GBS to be a fun yet intensive therapeutic experience for children AND staff. She strives to keep GBS staff as the highest trained, and of the highest quality in Central PA..Under Dr. Garner’s guidance, GBS staff provide effective, innovative and efficient intensive therapy to young children with ASD.  Watching children make progress and parent feedback on generalization of skills at home are two of Dana’s favorite things about the Centers. 

Assistant Administrative Director / RBT

Tabitha is an Assistant Administrative Director and RBT. She has been with GBS since Dec 2019. When not working to enrich the lives of the clients at GBS, she enjoys spending time with her husband and 3 children and tending to their many animals. Tabitha’s favorite thing about working with GBS clients is watching the clients acquire skills.

Behavior Consultant-ABA


Barb is a LBT and clinical director, she has been with GBS since 2019. She has 30 years’ of experience with Special Education, She loves to make people happy. Barbs favorite thing to do with kids at GBS is to hear their giggles and witness their growth.


Lisa is an BC-ABA, she has been working at GBS since August 2020. Lisa has been working with children with Autism providing a range of services in different settings since 2006.  Lisa has been to 6 countries, she loves to traveling. She enjoys being a part of GBS clients’ progress to achieving their goals, watching how proud they are is the most rewarding feeling.

RBT – Registered Behavioral Technicians

Chasity, RBT Lead

Chasity is a student at Bloomsburg and one of our Center Lead RBT’s. She is an avid dog lover and looks forward to all the little successes our clients make daily!

Carissa, RBT

Danielle, RBT

Hannah, RBT Lead

Hannah is an RBT and Center Lead, she started working at GBS in September 2020. She can read a book in under a day & during the first four months of quarantine, she read 18 total. Her favorite activity to do with the kids is sing along to their favorite songs. She also loves when we read familiar books & the kids can help finish the sentences!

Sarah, RBT

Sarah is an RBT, she started at GBS in June 2020. She has degrees in interior design and art studio, you can find her at Wine and designs. She loves doing crafts for the GBS kids getting them to smile and have fun.

Alena, RBT

Alena is a BHT, she has been working with GBS since July of 2020. A fun fact about Alena is that she has an identical twin sister, but they never confuse people on purpose because they feel bad! Her favorite thing to do with the kids is read books and play, she loves getting them engaged and seeing the happiness on their faces.

Ashley D., RBT

Ashley is a BHT, she has been working with GBS since October of 2020. She loves to play sports such as basketball, volleyball, and gymnastics. Her favorite thing to do with the children at GBS is to sing and dance with them.

BHT – Behavioral Technician

Ashley M.



Office Team

Julie, Office Manager

Julie is our Office Manager, she started in July of 2019. Julie is young at heart and will never grow old! She loves to greet the beautiful faces every morning, it makes her day.



Kate is a Lewisburg Center Assistant. She is also in Cyberschool. Kate loves music, movies, and hanging out with her friends. She enjoys playing with all the kids at the Center