Samantha Salinas, M.S., BCBA – Spring Center
Samantha has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults with autism and intellectual disabilities in residential, home, and clinic settings. Her key areas of interest include verbal behavior, physical aggression, and functional independence. Samantha has been working in an EIBI setting focused on young children with autism for the past 4 years. When first meeting Samantha, it was apparent she had a great passion for the ABA field and continually wanted to improve the quality of therapy provided by mentoring fellow BCBAs. In addition to being Spring’s Clinical Director, she volunteers her time lecturing and recently lead a seminar at the Meyer Center on safety measures to fellow members of the ABA community in Houston.
Samantha graduated with a Master of Science in Social Work from The University of Texas at Arlington and completed an Applied Behavior Analysis Certification program through Florida Institute of Technology in 2013. Samantha is married, a Texas Aggie, loves truffle popcorn, and has a handsome baby boy.