401 S. Mt Juliet Rd
Mt. Juliet TN 37122
Phone: (615) 393.1709
401 S. Mt Juliet Rd
Mrs. Alexis Rand is a licensed and Board Certified Behavior Analyst. Alexis has a Bachelor’s degree in Neuroscience and Master’s degree in Clinical Child Psychology with a focus in Behavior Analysis. She has worked in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis since 2008 and has served children, adolescents, and adults in a wide array of settings. Her clinical interests include, but are not limited to, the reduction of severe maladaptive behaviors, early language development, adolescent social skills, and the dissemination of behavior analysis through teaching and training practictioners. When Alexis is not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband, two sons, and the family’s two miniature dachshunds. As a Nashville resident and musician’s wife, she can frequently be found enjoying all of the wonderful music throughout Music City.
Carly Saalfrank is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. She joined the Continuum team in August of 2019. Carly received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where she completed a specialization certification program in Developmental Disabilities and Human Services. She went on to complete her Master of Science degree in Behavior Analysis from Simmons University in Boston, MA. Carly has been working with individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other developmental disabilities for 5 years in home, community and school-based settings. Her professional interested include functional communication training, natural environment training and social skills training.
Ms. Mallory Smith is a licensed and Board Certified Behavior Analyst. She attended Middle Tennessee State University where she received a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Elementary Education K-6 and subsequently earned her Master’s degree in Early Childhood Special Education, with an emphasis in Behavior Analysis, from Vanderbilt University. Mallory became Board Certified in January of 2013 and has provided family-centered services to young children with and without disabilities in a wide variety of settings. Her interests in the field include early language development, family and parent training, developing partnerships with schools to provide inclusive social skills groups, and building networks of special education advocates as a resource for families. When Mallory is not working, she enjoys spending time with her family and two rescue dogs, Solito and Layla. Mallory is a scuba diver and spends as much time as possible in the sun and water. She is passionate about environmental issues especially as they relate to ocean ecosystems.
Denise Malik Ochoa is a Licensed Board Certified Behavior Analyst that has served in the field of ABA since 2013. She and her husband have relocated from Southern California along with their 4 dogs. Denise received her Master’s degree in education with a specialization in child development from California State University, Long Beach and earned a post-graduate certificate in ABA. Prior to her career as a BCBA, she started-up multiple preschool programs including facility design. Additionally she has served over 20 years as a volunteer at her church working with adults with special needs. She was responsible for implementing an early intervention program and has provided services both in-home and in the school setting. She is a thoughtful collaborator of services in individual treatment programs and has successfully delivered social skills programs via TeleHealth. Additionally, she is well-versed introducing AAC programs for functional communication and works well with clients of all ages. Denise’s professional interests also include parent education to provide the tools and consistency families need for a successful program. When she’s not working, you can find her getting creative with gardening, home décorating or out on the lake enjoying nature.