Alex Nielsen earned her Bachelor’s in Psychology from the University of Nebraska at Omaha in the Winter of 2017. During the Fall of 2018, she started the Applied Behavior Analysis Master’s program. During her graduate training, she worked in the Psychology department as a Behavioral Health Graduate Assistant at UNMC Munroe-Meyer Institute. Alex also worked as a member of the school-based behavior team, providing classroom behavior management training and assistance throughout Omaha Public Schools. In May of 2020, Alex graduated with her Master’s degree and obtained her certification as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA).
Alex has worked with children for most of her life. Being raised in a family of five children, Alex started caring for siblings and cousins at a young age. She experienced firsthand the importance of ABA therapy after witnessing her brother, who was diagnosed with Autism at three years old, make immense progress in all areas of his development. After graduating high school and moving to the Omaha area, Alex worked as a toddler teacher for several years, in both a traditional childcare setting as well as a Montessori Preschool.
In her downtime, Alex enjoys hanging out with her husband, three cats, and bearded dragon. She also enjoys watching movies of all genres, listening to crime podcasts, and cross-stitching.
Shaylee Guethlein Yates earned her bachelor’s degree in Phycology from the University of Nebraska at Kearney in May of 2017. During the fall of 2017, she started her master’s program at the University of Nebraska at Omaha for Clinical Mental Health Counseling. During her master’s program, Shaylee was a practicum student counselor at the UNO community counseling clinic, providing services to adolescent and adults. She then interned at Munroe-Meyer Institute as an integrated behavioral health counseling intern. Counseling children, adolescents, and families both in the clinical and school setting. Shaylee earned her Master of Science in the summer of 2020 and has passed her National Counselor Examination (NCE) and Counselor Preparation Comprehensive Examination (CPCE). Shaylee is currently licensed as a Provisional Mental Health Practitioner and is currently accruing hours towards her Licensed Mental Health Practitioner (LMHP).
Shaylee started to work for Radical Minds as a registered behavior technician in September of 2017 while completing her master’s degree. She left the company in August of 2020 to pursue a career as a counselor. After a lot of consideration and thought about her future career path, Shaylee decided to join the Radical Minds team once again! In March of 2021 she started her new role as a BCBA in Training. Shaylee attended Florida Instruction of Technology and graduated with her Behavior Analyst Certificate in December of 2022. Shaylee obtained her certification as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) in May of 2023.
In her downtime, Shaylee enjoys hanging out with her husband, family, and cat (Luna). Shaylee loves to be active and is always up for going on new adventures. If Shaylee is not working, she is most likely traveling.