About

Carrie Philp, BSc. MSc. BCBA, Board Certified Behaviour Analyst

Board Certified Behaviour Analyst

Description

Carrie is a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA) who has experience working with individuals with a diagnosis of Autism.

She has worked within the field of Applied Behaviour Analysis for seven years, including teaching school-aged clients with a diagnosis of Autism and additional learning difficulties, within both school and home-based settings.

She began working at an ABA specific Independent School in July 2013, and during the next 7 years, worked with pupils of a variety of ages, abilities and personalities. During this time Carrie achieved her Masters in Applied Behaviour Analysis, completed her supervised practise, and earned her BCBA certification in June 2020. Carrie relocated to Dorset and started working on home-based ABA programmes with Blossom ABA Ltd in August 2020.

Carrie has experience with Applied Behaviour Analysis based assessments and teaching curricula, including the Verbal Behaviour Milestones Assessment and Placement Program (VB-MAPP), Assessment for Functional Living Skills (AFLS) and Promoting Emergence of Advanced Knowledge (PEAK).

Carrie has experience working with individuals who display a variety of behaviours that challenge, has extensive experience completing Functional Behaviour Assessments and writing Behaviour Support Plans which have resulted in a reduction in harmful behaviours and increased quality of life for the client. She believes that with the correct tools in place, all individuals can be supported to manage their behaviour and learn effective ways to have their wants and needs met, empowering them to improve their own quality of life. Every individual has different wants and needs which should be respected, accommodated, and celebrated, and Carrie advocates for this for all her clients.

Academic Qualifications and Professional Training

2021

Developing positive relationships with people in distress, De-Escalate Training
Des-Cooke, BCBA, British Institute of Developmental Disabilities (BILD) Certified Trainer

2020

Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA), Behaviour Analyst Certification Board

2019

MSc., Applied Behaviour Analysis, Queens University Belfast

2013

BSc., Psychology, University of Reading