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Team Lynsie

Lynsie Matern

Lynsie is a 2007 graduate of Florida State University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology with an emphasis in Performance Management. In 2010, she joined the ECAC staff as a Behavior Therapist, and later transitioned into a Team Supervisor position. Lynsie earned a Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst Certification (BCaBA), from University of West Florida, in 2015. Currently, Lynsie is attending The University of West Florida, working towards a Master of Arts degree in Exceptional Student Education. Upon completion of the program, she plans to sit for the Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) Certification examination.


Taylor Murphy 
Lead Therapist

Taylor is a 2014 graduate from University of West Florida with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Interdisciplinary Studies. She joined Emerald Coast Autism Center staff as a Behavior Therapist in 2015 and has taken a leadership role as Lead Therapist in 2017.

Kassie Patterson
Behavior Therapist

Kassie is a 2013 graduate of Eastern New Mexico University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology. In 2015, Kassie moved to Florida, and joined the Emerald Coast Autism Center (ECAC)  working with ECAC’s early and intermediate-learner population.

Pia Calderon
Behavior Therapist

Pia is a 2015 graduate of California State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. She joined the Emerald Coast Autism Center staff in 2015, shortly after moving to Florida. Previously, Pia spent 2 years working as a behavior therapist at The Kendall School, Therapeutic Pathways in Tracy, California. 

Erin Watts
Behavior Therapist 

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Ava Cardinal

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Hannah Salvador 
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