Kristen comes to Tenafly Therapy Group with 20 years experience in education. First in general education teaching primary grades. Then, in special education as a head teacher for Bergenfield Board of Education. During her teaching career Kristen became interested in Applied Behavior Analysis. She obtained her BCBA in 2010 and subsequently, opened her own private practice. During this time she supervised a team of 65 program coordinators and behavior technicians. Kristen MCCloskey BCBA & Associates (KMBCBA) delivered ABA services to over 100 families in Bergen, Rockland, Hudson, Essex and Ocean Counties. Throughout her tenure with KMBCBA, Kristen delighted in training, therapists, famillies, classroom teachers and paraprofessionals in all aspects of ABA. In addition to her duties as Supervising BCBA, Kristen spent countless hours advocating for her clients at Child Study Team meetings securing appropriate placements and special services to best meet their needs.