Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health - Center for Effective Schools

Devereux National

The Center for Effective Schools Team

The CES team includes psychologists, counselors and teachers with a range of training and experiences. Our team also includes doctoral and postdoctoral psychology trainees.

Among our staff, we maintain the following credentials:

  • Licensed Psychologist
  • School Psychologist
  • Nationally Certified School Psychologist
  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst
  • School Counselor
  • Elementary and Middle School Teacher
  • Special Education Teacher
  • School-Wide Positive Behavior Support Facilitator with the PaPBS Network
  • Program-Wide Positive Behavior Support Facilitator with the PaPBS Network
  • School-Wide Information System Facilitator

Lisa Thomas, Ph.D., NCSP, BCBA


Laura Rutherford, Ph.D., NCSP, BCBA

Assistant Director
Director of Training, APA Doctoral Internship

Rachel Eisenberg, Ph.D., NCSP

Consulting & Research Psychologist

Janna Sanders, Ph.D., BCBA

Consulting & Research Psychologist

Darla Timberlake, M.A.

Special Education Programs Supervisor and Consultant

Lyndsie Erdy, Ph.D., NCSP, BCBA-D

Training & Consulting Specialist

Jennifer Francisco, M.Ed., BCBA

Training & Consulting Specialist

Tabitha Irizarry, M.S.

Training & Consulting Specialist

Elizabeth Terrell, M.Ed.

Training & Consulting Specialist

Melody McBride-Bey, M.S.

Training & Consulting Specialist  

Courtney Snyder, M.A.

Coordinator, Devereux CES & APA Doctoral Internship

Whitney Davis, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Codie Kane, M.Ed.

Doctoral Intern


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