Meet The Team
Dr. Prabha B.Ed, B.S, M.S, Ph.D
Dr. P is the President and Clinical Director of Aim Pediatric Therapy. Dr. P possesses a unique combination of skills and knowledge. Completing her Ph.D. in genetics and further advancing her skills in Behavioural Modification, Dr. P takes a “nature & nurture” approach to treatment. Over the last decade, she has worked with children, youth and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Developmental Disorders, intellectual/developmental disabilities, behaviour disorders, and learning disabilities. Dr. P has worked in both government funded and private practice settings, and her past consultation experience includes a wide variety of settings, including home and clinic based ABA programs and schools settings.
Clinical Supervisor & Assistant Director
P Sara Tewari B.S, M.S BCBA
Sara is a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst with over ten years of experience in Applied Behavior Analysis and Autism intervention. Sara's interest in Psychology emerged during her undergraduate years at the University of Toronto. During her academic career, Sara worked and volunteered with several organizations including Autism Ontario. Sara went on to pursue her Masters in Science with a specialization in Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) during which she was invited for membership in Psy Chi International Honour Society for Academic Excellence. Sara
is currently pursuing her doctorate in ABA at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Sara oversees all client therapy at Aim, ensuring all clients achieve their therapy objectives and that treatment is optimized for clients and their families. Sara is a member of ONTABA. Early intervention and Intensive Behaviour Intervention (IBI) are Sara's primary areas of interest.
Consultant Clinical Supervisor
Christie Kling M.ADS. BCBA
Christie Kling is a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst with ten years of experience working with children and youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Christie began her career studying psychology at McMaster University and specializing in Applied Behaviour Analysis during her graduate degree in Disability Studies at Brock University. Christie spent several years practicing Intensive Behaviour Intervention (IBI) at several agencies including the Geneva Centre for Autism. Christie completed the provincial training for Instructor Therapists with the Toronto Program for Autism Services (TPAS) and has been working with the Hamilton Wentworth District School Board for the past three years. Bridging the learning gap and preparing children with Autism Spectrum Disorder to learn successfully at school is Christie's primary area of interest.
Senior Therapist & BCBA Assistant
Samantha Luchin M.S BCaBA
Samantha is a board certified assistant behaviour analyst who has worked in the field of ABA (applied behaviour analysis) for the past six years. She completed her undergraduate degree in psychology at the University of Toronto and a master's degree in mental health counselling from the University of Massachusetts Boston Campus. She also holds a graduate certificate in applied behaviour analysis from Arizona State University. Samantha has experience providing IBI and ABA services to children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders in-home as well as in centre. Her responsibilities involve completing assessments, program development, and overseeing program implementation.
Aima Zaidi, M. Ed.
Aima has experience working in the field of ABA for over 5 years. She completed her undergraduate degree in psychology and Masters of education in developmental psychology at the University of Toronto. Aima developed a passion for improving the lives of children with exceptional needs through her direct work with clients. After completing her graduate studies, she pursued a post graduate certification in Applied Behaviour Analysis at Arizona State University. Currently, Aima is working towards her certification. As a Senior Therapist, Aima’s responsibilities include conducting skills assessments, program development and skills training.
Maitree Joshi, M.S.
Maitree has been in the field of Applied Behaviour Analysis for the past 3 years. She went to McMaster University for her undergraduate degree in Kinesiology. In the summer of 2019 Maitree began volunteering here at Aim Pediatric Therapy and found her passion in this field. She then completed a master’s degree in Science with concentration in Applied Behaviour Analysis from Purdue University. Maitree is currently working towards obtaining her board certification. As an instructor therapist, Maitree’s responsibilities include working directly with clients to provide both IBI and ABA services in-centre and out in the community. As a senior therapist, Maitree’s role involves creating individualized interventions and programs for her clients based on their individual strengths and needs and conducting assessments to make data-based decisions for treatment.
Amna Mirza, M.A.D.S.
Amna is a Senior Therapist (ST) that has four years of experience in the field of ABA. She completed her MADS ( Masters of Applied Disability Studies) degree in 2021 specializing in ABA from Brock University. She completed her undergraduate degree in psychology at the University of Guelph-Humber in 2018. Currently she is working towards her certification. She has worked with children and youth with Autism as well as in-centre and online. Along with her role as an ST, she also provides Intensive Behaviour Intervention (IBI) to the clients at Aim. Her interests consist of helping children with ASD lead an independent routine at school, home or the community.
Shevanie Pundit, M.S
Shevanie is a senior therapist who has been working in the field of ABA for the last five years. She completed her undergraduate degree in Psychology at York University and a Masters in Psychology with a specialization in ABA (Applied Behaviour Analysis); she is also working towards certification. In addition to this, Shevanie is a member of Psi Chi International Honor Society. Shevanie currently provides Intensive Behaviour Intervention (IBI) to her clients; her services span the spectrum, she offers in centre therapy, as well as in home, teletherapy and community-based therapy. As a senior therapist, Shevanie creates group programs to facilitate the development and maintenance of social and life skills; she also creates individualized programs and interventions based on client-specific needs and strengths.