Elizabeth Sullivan began her collegiate education as an undergrad at Southeast Missouri State University, where she studied communication disorders with a minor in social work. After graduating in 2016, Elizabeth developed a passion for working with kiddos on the autism spectrum when working as an RBT at The Autism Clinic at Hope Institute in Springfield, IL.
During that time, Elizabeth decided to pursue her Master’s degree from Arizona State University in Curriculum and Instruction (emphasis in ABA) and graduated in 2018. In 2018, Elizabeth moved to Omaha and began working as a behavior technician at Munroe Meyer Institute in the severe behavior program. Elizabeth was later promoted to a behavior analysis specialist 1. She passed her BCBA exam in August 2019. Elizabeth’s biggest passion in ABA is working towards functional communication goals.
Elizabeth can typically be found relaxing at home while watching TV with her husband, and playing with her cats (Krissy, Rizzo) and her corgi (Sherlock). When not at work, she enjoys traveling, going to concerts, and spending time with family.
Shelby was introduced to ABA when she 15 years old after working with a family friend’s son who had an ASD diagnosis. Shelby, originally from Wrens, Georgia, began pursuing a career in psychology at the University of Georgia. After meeting her husband, she moved to Omaha and graduated from UNO in 2016 with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology.
Shelby began her graduate studies in Neuroscience with the hopes of conducting autism-related research. However, after realizing her passion for working directly with people, Shelby transferred to the Applied Behavior Analysis program and received her Master’s degree in ABA in 2018. Shelby completed her practicum under the supervision of Licensed Psychologists at the Munroe-Meyer Institute. She became a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and a Provisionally Licensed Mental Health Practitioner in 2019.
While Shelby enjoys providing early intervention services, her favorite part of the job is parent training. In her free time, Shelby is usually trying out new recipes or going on adventures with her husband, daughter, son, and two pups, Zoey and Ella.
Born and bred in Omaha, Nebraska, Kelly has a background and interest in naturalistic environment training (NET), incidental teaching, pivotal response treatment, and other evidence-based ABA procedures. She is a firm believer in the collaboration of all stakeholders in the client’s life for there to be successful generalization and behavior change. She loves to be in all settings, such as the home environment and community outings. Kelly earned her bachelors in Secondary Education at University of Nebraska-Omaha in 2016. Following her undergraduate degree, she attended National University in La Jolla, California and earned her Master’s in Applied Behavior Analysis in 2020. Kelly has worked with clients in clinic, in schools, and in the home. She returned to Radical Minds in 2023 as a clinical supervisor at Westside clinic.
Outside of work, Kelly enjoys spending time with her husband, family, and friends. She is lover of concerts and music, crocheting, DIY home improvement projects, baking, planting/gardening, and cooking new meals.
Tommi earned her Bachelors degree in special education in 2021 after attending the University of Nebraska Lincoln and University of Nebraska Omaha. Following her Bachelors, she went right into her Masters program in ABA at the University of Nebraska Omaha, where she graduated in 2023. During her studies, she was mentored in the areas of psychology, education, and applied behavior analysis while being part of an interdisciplinary consultant program through UNO. During this time, she also worked within the Westside school district under the guidance of a BCBA and was able to learn about the applications of ABA in a school setting. Her current interests in the field include early intervention and school-based ABA services.
In her free time, Tommi enjoys playing with her Golden Aussies, Letti and Aggie, reading thriller novels, and getting new stamps in her passport.