OUR TEAM

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Dr. Angela Calhoun

DC, LBA, BCBA Calhoun Consulting, LLC

Dr. Angela Calhoun has been working with special needs children since 2001 when she started her own business providing ABA services—and she’s never looked back! While working with neurodiverse children, Dr. Calhoun received her Chiropractic medical degree in 2009.  After receiving her Chiropractic degree, she became a Board Certified and licensed Behavior Analyst. She has furthered her education by pursuing post-doctoral work in functional medicine and neurodevelopment/neurointegration therapy; programs that have allowed her the opportunity to work with prominent pediatricians and organizations dedicated to Autism research.  She is innately familiar with all forms of ABA to include new technologies in the field, as well as other styles such as Verbal Behavior Therapy and Relational Frame Theory.  Dr. Calhoun opened The Haven in 2019. 

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Leah Mosier

RBT

Since a young age my heart has always been drawn to those with special needs. Throughout the years I found myself volunteering with sports teams and even special education classrooms. There a certain kind of joy and love that continually brought me back. It wasn’t until my early twenties when I began to work closely with a family who had a kiddo on the autistic spectrum. The more time that I spent with that family the more I desired to be an advocate for those who have less of a voice in this world. Since then I have been able to work with kids one-on-one through ABA in school, home, and now clinic settings. Being at The Haven has continued to remind me of the exact reason I started in this field. Each day I am able to help support kiddos and their families by teaching them skills that create independence and a higher quality of life. It is an honor and joy to be on this team.

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Alexandra Comer

RBT​​

My first experiences working with individuals on the autism spectrum was in a caregiving position. It was here I was introduced to neurodiversity and the wonders and joys that comes with working with the special needs population. Additionally, I have always had a passion for working with children. I recently earned my BA in Children’s Studies with a concentration in Child and Family Support as well as a minor in Special Education. I have over 6 years of cumulative experience working and volunteering with children of different ages and capabilities in educational, therapeutic, and home settings. I have been in the field of ABA for 2 years now and continue this amazing journey of changing lives at The Haven. It truly has been a blessing to be a part of this amazing team and help our kids reach their fullest potential. 

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Victoria Murray

RBT

When I was 15 years old, I was given an opportunity for my first job at a Summer Camp run by an Occupational Therapist who followed the DIR Floortime model. It was the most tiring four weeks of my young life considering I had no other prior experience working in this field, but it was also the most rewarding experience. I fell in love with getting to see the progress all of the client's displayed each day and especially at the end of the 4 week program. Knowing we were helping in shaping their beautiful lives and giving them tools they would need for their future was incredibly fulfilling. 5 years of summer camps and one pandemic later, I now have discovered ABA therapy. It has opened up a whole new world of getting to not only work with children and adults on the spectrum but also getting to help them grow all year-round. I couldn’t be more excited to join the team!

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Afsaneh Pousti

RBT

I have a BA in French translation and I am fluent in French, Farsi and Braille. I have extensive experience working with the visually impaired and I have a son who is blind. I also have experience in both speech therapy and occupational therapy. After moving to the US, I decided to channel my collective experience into an ABA therapy. I obtained my RBT credentials and began my new career with Dr. Calhoun in 2018.

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Amanda Rennie

RBT

Prior to moving to Seattle I lived in the San Francisco bay area where I made great memories volunteering at an equine therapy center working alongside kids and adults with a variety of physical and mental capabilities.  After graduating in 2019 with a BS in Integrative Health from Arizona State University I became interested in ABA and accepted a position working with another company.  While still studying to pass my RBT exam I was introduced to Angela and The Haven and never left.  I received my RBT credentials shortly after, but my favorite thing about working at The Haven is being surrounded by an amazing team and the best kids that I continue to learn and grow from everyday.

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Nicole Buesen

Office Manager

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Having grown up in a family home child care, I swore I would never do this work after having to share my toys with so many children through the years. I eventually, begrudgingly admitted my mother was right that playing with children for a career was far more fun, and I eventually returned to the field for the last 24+ years. My youngest sister was born with Down syndrome which helped my decision to pursue specific positions in the field of neurodiversity. In 2003 I earned an AA degree in Early Childhood Development, and in June 2019 I completed a BA degree in Business Management. I love being an office manager for the Haven which fully utilizes my business management skills and my long background in special education.

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