Meet The Health
Care Team

Our worldclass health care providers work diligently to provide the most personalized therapy.

Our Best-In-Class Therapists

Sarah Mason
Safety Trainer

One of my favorite parts of working here is meeting and training staff in prevention and de-escalation using Safety Care.

Josh Ternyak
Website Manager

Josh Ternyak has been the web developer at CrossRiverTherapy since February 2022.

Veronica Tighe
Clinical Director

Veronica Tighe values learning and supporting others to achieve their personal, clinical and professional goals.

Susanne Strickland
BCBA

Susanne is a dedicated BCBA, serving families in and around her hometown of Nashville, NC.

Jason Smolensky
BCBA

Jason Smolensky is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) for the greater Wilmington, NC area.

Courtney Erker
BCBA

She received her board certification in August of 2017 and has been practicing as a BCBA since then in all settings.

Melida Baldera
BCBA

Melida Baldera, Ms. Ed, BCBA joined Cross River Therapy as a BCBA in 2021, servicing Charlotte, North Carolina.

Stephanie Nessle
BCBA

Stephanie has been immersed in the field of ABA for the last 5 years.

Alina Lovano
BCBA

Alina has been helping children for 7 years working as an RBT, BCaBA, and a BCBA.

Cynthia White
Regional Clinical Trainer, BCBA

Cynthia has been helping children maintain strong relationships through ABA therapy since 2013.

Samantha Rochford
BCBA

Samantha is a board certified and licensed behavioral analyst with 5 years of experience who lives in Arizona.

Sean Yocum
BCBA/Clinical Trainer

Sean Yocum has over 15 years of experience working with the autism population.

Steven Zauderer
CEO

CEO of CrossRiverTherapy - a national ABA therapy company based in the USA.

Cydney Weinstein
BCBA

Cydney is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst who lives in Charlotte, NC.

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Team & We're Hiring

At Cross River Therapy, you'll join a fast-growing team with 175 satisfied employees who are all passionate about helping children on the spectrum.

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