Han is originally from Malaysia and identifies as Ethnic Chinese.
He came to the USA in 1982 and became a naturalized US Citizen in 1994. Han fell in love with ABA in 1990 while working at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia implementing ABA principles to improve the lives of children.
He received his Ph.D. in Psychology (ABA) at the University of Florida in 1997 under the mentorship of Dr. Brian Iwata.
Since 1990, Han has worked in the field of ABA with adults and children presenting with a myriad of diagnoses in a variety of settings across 6 states, published 16 research articles in peer reviewed journals, presented and chaired symposia at state and National ABA conferences, and mentored Therapists, Interns, BCABAs, and BCBAs.
Han has also taught undergraduate and graduate-level ABA classes at University of Florida, Florida Institute of Technology, and University of North Carolina at Wilmington.
Prior to starting work with Cross River Therapy in November 2022, Han served as Executive Director at a local ABA agency and gained operational experience in addition to his duties as Clinical Director and BCBA Case Manager.
Han’s areas of expertise include Assessment and Treatment of Severe Behavior Disorders, DTT/Skill Acquisition Training, Parent/Staff Training, Clinical Oversight and Operational Management.
In his free time, Han loves spending time with his family (fiance and 3 older children) and has been an avid tennis player for 47 years at various levels of play (USTA league, tournaments, ladder and friendly)