Our Experts

Our instructors, coaches, and content developers are core to to the Triad experience. All of our test prep and continuing education courses are developed by professionals licensed in their specific field, and our all of our live courses are taught by subject matter experts with deep education experience.

Instructors

Andrew Teton, LMFT

Andrew Teton, LMFT

Andrew received his Masters in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University. He has also participated in Hakomi Body Inclusive Therapy training, which integrates mindfulness and psychotherapy.

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Annie Ghio, LMFT

Annie Ghio, LMFT

Andrea is a licensed psychotherapist in Los Angeles and the Executive Director of Harbor Area Counseling Services, Inc. a non-profit counseling agency in San Pedro, CA.

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Dan Smith, LMFT

Dan Smith, LMFT

Dan is a licensed marriage and family therapist with over 15 years of experience. His primary clinical interests include treatment of adolescent and adult populations as well as family therapy.

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Dani Pizzella, BCBA-D

Dani Pizzella, BCBA-D

Dani Pizzella is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst-Doctoral level (BCBA-D). She received her Ph.D. in Education with an emphasis in Teaching and Learning Processes..

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Dario Ghio, Ph.D., LMFT

Dario Ghio, Ph.D., LMFT

Dario is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who earned his master’s degree at California State University Dominquez Hills and his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at Pacifica Graduate Institute.

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Elizabeth Stanton, PsyD

Elizabeth Stanton, PsyD

Dr. Elizabeth Stanton is a Licensed Psychologist in California. She earned her MA and PsyD in Clinical Psychology from Southern California Seminary.

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Gerry Grossman, LMFT

Gerry Grossman, LMFT

Gerry Grossman has successfully trained thousands of exam candidates for their BBS licensing exams since 1985. His teaching style is clear, incisive, humorous and empathic.

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Kaynor Heineck, M.S.

Kaynor Heineck, M.S.

Kaynor Heineck, M.S., has been coaching licensing exam candidates and teaching workshops for exam preparation for over 20 years. She has helped thousands of candidates prepare for their exams.

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Lanaya Ethington, Ph.D.

Lanaya Ethington, Ph.D.

Dr. Lanaya Ethington is a licensed psychologist in Iowa City, Iowa. She graduated from an APA-accredited program at Indiana University with a PhD in Counseling Psychology.

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Leah Verkuylen, BCBA

Leah Verkuylen, BCBA

Leah Verkuylen is a Licensed Behavior Analyst and obtained her master’s degree from Southern Illinois University- Carbondale in 2017.

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Mitchell M. Handelsman, Ph.D.

Mitchell M. Handelsman, Ph.D.

Dr. Handelsman is currently a professor of psychology and a CU President's Teaching Scholar at the University of Colorado Denver, where he has been on the faculty since 1982.

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Natalie Liberman, LCSW, LMFT

Natalie Liberman, LCSW, LMFT

Natalie Liberman is a multi-lingual Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, as well as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She earned her Bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles.

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Nicole Berger, BCBA

Nicole Berger, BCBA

Treating everyday as if it were a never ending learning experience, Nicole excels at breaking down the principles and concepts of Behavior Analysis to all she encounters.

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Pam Sirota, PsyD, LMFT

Pam Sirota, PsyD, LMFT

Dr. Pam Sirota is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Doctor of Clinical Psychology. She earned her Masters and Doctorate degrees from Ryokan College.

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Samantha Deming, LMFT

Samantha Deming, LMFT

Samantha has been part of the instructional staff since January 2000. During Samantha's time, she has taught numerous licensing exam preparation courses for the LMFT and LCSW exams.

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Stephanie Harris, PsyD

Stephanie Harris, PsyD

Dr. Stephanie J. Harris is a California and Florida Licensed Psychologist and Certified Healing Touch Practitioner with close to 20 years of clinical experience.

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Stephanie Sinn, BCBA

Stephanie Sinn, BCBA

Stephanie Sinn received her M.S. in Applied Behavior Analysis from Florida Institute of Technology and is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.

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V. Marie Fox, Ph.D.

V. Marie Fox, Ph.D.

Dr. Marie Fox has 26 years of experience developing and providing live lectures, tutorials, online workshops, and private consultation for EPPP candidates in the USA and Canada for Academic Review and AATBS.

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Coaches

 Caitlin Newcomb, LMFT

Caitlin Newcomb, LMFT

Caitlin is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist from Southern California. She has been licensed since 2016 and has enjoyed working as a coach with AATBS since 2018.

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Elizabeth Price, LCSW LMFT

Elizabeth Price, LCSW LMFT

Elizabeth Price is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. Elizabeth works as a coach for AATBS to help candidates plan and prepare for their licensure exams.

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Erica Whiting, PsyD

Erica Whiting, PsyD

Dr. Erica Whiting is a licensed psychologist who earned her Doctor of Psychology in Counseling Psychology from Radford University and completed a post-graduate certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis.

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Erin Elmore, PsyD

Erin Elmore, PsyD

Dr. Erin Elmore is a licensed psychologist with a passion for coaching. She earned her PsyD from Azusa Pacific University, an APA accredited program.

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Helen Hinton, LPCC

Helen Hinton, LPCC

Helen Hinton is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with over 20 years of experience in community mental health as a program manager, clinical supervisor, and clinician for school-based services.

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Jennifer Kolb, LCSW

Jennifer Kolb, LCSW

Jennifer Kolb is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in both California and Kentucky. Jennifer specializes in school-based psychotherapy with children and adolescents.

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Jimmy Carney, LPCC

Jimmy Carney, LPCC

Jimmy Carney, LPC, works with AATBS as an NCE coach and content developer. Aside from supporting students preparing for their licensure exams, he teaches, tutors, and develops test-prep content.

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Jolene Bajnath, LMFT

Jolene Bajnath, LMFT

Jolene Bajnath is an LMFT who currently resides in the Antelope Valley where she works as both a Compliance Coordinator for a mental health agency and owns a private practice.

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Kristen Wilkinson, PsyD

Kristen Wilkinson, PsyD

Kristen Wilkinson, PsyD, is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow at The Barrington Center for Counseling and Psychotherapy and a remote coach outside of Chicago, Illinois.

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Melissa Rosenow, PsyD

Melissa Rosenow, PsyD

Dr. Melissa Rosenow is a licensed psychologist and a remote coach. She earned her PsyD in Clinical Psychology from Azusa Pacific University, an APA accredited program.

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Rob Feiner, LPCC

Rob Feiner, LPCC

Rob Feiner is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in Los Angeles, California. Prior to seeking his license in California, Rob amassed over a decade of experience counseling adolescents in a school setting.

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Sarah Shannon, LMFT

Sarah Shannon, LMFT

Sarah earned her Masters degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary in 2017. Sarah currently holds a temporary license in the state of Tennessee.

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Seth Patzer, LMSW

Seth Patzer, LMSW

Seth is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker In Idaho. He graduated with his Master’s Degree from Boise State University. Seth works as a Mental Health Therapist in rural communities in North Idaho.

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Wade Stark, LCPC

Wade Stark, LCPC

Wade Stark is an LCPC working in private practice in Illinois. He completed his master's degree from the Forest Institute of Professional Psychology in Springfield MO.

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