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Our team is dedicated to helping make significant improvements in the lives of children, including those diagnosed with autism, and assisting their families and teachers using the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis.

Our program delivery is conducted by BCBAs, BCaBAs, and Behavior Therapists with ABA experience ranging from 3 to 26 years.

Lawrence Venuk, MS, BCBA
Licensed Behavior Analyst

Larry is the President of Behavioral Consulting Associates, Inc. Larry earned his M.S. in Psychology with a concentration in Behavior Analysis at Central Michigan University and has been a Board Certified Behavior Analyst since 2003 and is a licensed behavior analyst in the state of Connecticut. 


Larry began his career assisting a young man diagnosed with autism in an assisted living apartment. After graduate school, he moved to Connecticut in 1998 to assist individuals living at Southbury Training School. He has enjoyed assisting families and teaching children, adolescents, and adults using the principles of applied behavior analysis in a variety of settings for the past 23 years.


Larry lives in Watertown, CT with his wife, their two daughters, a dog and a cat.  He enjoys gardening, playing basketball, kayaking, playing the bass guitar and drums, and life with his family and friends.  

January Lynch
Licensed Behavior Analyst

January has been working with children with disabilities since 2002.  She has extensive experience working with children diagnosed with autism in clinical, school, and home settings. 


January graduated with a BA in Sociology from The State University of New York at New Paltz.  January graduated from WCSU with a Masters degree in Applied Behavior Analysis in the Spring of 2022. She became a BCBA in March 2023, and a licensed behavior analyst in Connecticut in April 2023.


When she is not serving her clients, students, and their teachers and families, January enjoys, hiking, yoga, reading, shopping, organizing and spending time with her family and friends. 

Cathy Kulmann, RBT
Behavior Therapist

Cathy has been working with children with and without developmental disabilities since she was 15. In 2014, she graduated from Southern Connecticut State University with a double bachelor’s in Early Childhood Special Education and Sociology. After a few years of teaching and working in early intervention, Cathy developed a passion for helping children with special needs. She went on to graduate with a Master’s degree in Applied Behavior Analysis in 2021 from Western Connecticut State University. Cathy became a Registered Behavior Technician in 2021, and she is working toward becoming a BCBA.


Cathy resides in Southington, and she enjoys baking delicious treats, reading, and spending time with her family.  

Kim Parciasepe, RBT

Kim has been working as an ABA Therapist since 2007. She earned her Bachelor's Degree in Social Work from Western Connecticut State University in 2007 and she received her RBT in 2017. She has worked as a behavior therapist in both school, home and community settings. She has worked with a wide age range of students from pre-school to college. She is passionate about helping improve the lives of her clients and their families.

Kim lives in Newtown with her Husband, daughter and dog Bristol. She enjoys hiking, gardening, swimming and spending her summers visiting with friends on the beaches of Cape Cod.

Vanessa Ortiz, MS
Behavior Therapist
Gabrielle Testa, BCBA
Licensed Behavior Analyst

Gabi is the Clinical Director of Behavioral Consulting Associates, Inc.  She has worked with children since she was 16 years old and as a Behavior Therapist for 5 years. She graduated from Southern Connecticut State University in 2012 with a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology, and fromWestern Connecticut State University with her Master's Degree in Applied Behavior Analysis in Dec 2021. Gabi became a BCBA and licensed behavior analyst in June 2022.. She has 10 years experience working in clinical, home, and public school setting with individuals with disabilities. 


Gabi lives in Bethlehem with her husband, son, 2 dogs, cat, and chickens. She enjoys gardening, canoeing, reading, and traveling with her family.

Gabriella Tamer, RBT
Registered Behavior Tech

Gabriella has been a Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) since the Spring of 2022.  She began her career in 2017 as a Montessori head teacher, and she experience in residential, school, in-home and clinic based settings. She is very passionate and determined to make a difference in the lives of her clients and their famlies.

She is currently studying to earn her bachelors degree and plans on attending graduate school to earn her Master's in ABA.

Gabriella resides in Westchester, NY and enjoys spending quality time with her friends, family., and cat.

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