Karina is originally from Brazil and moved to the United States when she was 15 years old. She has lived in Utah and in Dallas, Texas. Karina got her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Utah with emphasis in child development. While living in Texas she worked for Head Start, where she learned about ABA, when a BCBA came to educate her on strategies to help kids with behavioral concerns. Soon after, she changed jobs and started working at an ABA center in Texas and got her master’s degree in Education with an emphasis in Behavior Analysis from the University of Cincinnati. Most of her experience is working with 2 to 5 year old’s, but has worked with kids of all ages for the past 3 years. Karina is working towards her BCBA and is getting ready to take the board exam soon.