Clinical Director

Brandi Henderson


Brandi Henderson is a devoted and insightful Clinical Director at the center in Marietta, GA, holding a Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis and certification as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). Fluent in English with conversational skills in Spanish, she brings a wealth of expertise in areas such as procedural integrity, early intervention, family guidance, addressing challenging behaviors, augmented communication, and vocational training, among others. Brandi’s client care philosophy is profoundly influenced by an early experience during her undergraduate studies, shaping her commitment to creating an inclusive and accepting environment for children with special needs. She emphasizes the importance of maintaining high standards in education and training within the ABA field to provide the best interventions as soon as possible.

Brandi’s commitment extends beyond individual client care to include active community engagement and professional involvement. She has shared her insights on local news channels, discussing autism inclusion and the importance of sensory-friendly accommodations. Additionally, under her leadership, her center hosted the Autism Speaks walk in Georgia and initiated an annual family field day to bolster community participation among clients and their families.

Her scholarly contributions include a master’s thesis focused on procedural integrity and staff training, reflecting her ongoing dedication to enhancing provider competency. Brandi also values continuing education and networking within the ABA field, actively participating in local and national conventions.

Beyond her professional endeavors, Brandi cherishes spending time outdoors with her dog Luna, hiking, and engaging in creative activities like acrylic and watercolor painting. She enjoys puzzles, escape rooms, visits to the aquarium, baking, attending musicals, and paddleboarding on the Chattahoochee.

Brandi embarked on her journey in behavior analysis in 2011 at the University of Florida, where she was a member of the Psi Chi honor society and worked in research labs under Dr. Tim Vollmer and Dr. Brian Iwata. She furthered her education at Western New England University in Massachusetts, under the mentorship of Dr. William Ahearn, while working with the New England Center for Children. Her academic and professional experiences have solidified her as a passionate advocate for quality ABA practices and inclusive community engagement.