Our Team

Phillips ABA Therapy specializes in providing ABA treatment for children with developmental delays and Autism Spectrum Disorder. We employ research-based behavior interventions combined with a personalized approach to achieve authentic, tangible results.

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What We Do

We provide ABA therapy in the home, school, or community setting. We also offer Center-based services for more intensive ABA therapy needs.

We provide ABA services to decrease interfering behaviors and teach critical skills to improve socially significant behaviors. As a result, we can help increase a child's independence, self-worth, and happiness.

Parent training is provided in order to equip caregivers with essential skills to maintain your child's positive behaviors in different settings and with other people.

Meet Our Leadership Team

Rebecca A. (Wells) Phillips, M.A, BCBA, LBA
Clinical Director

Rebecca is a dedicated Board-Certified and Licensed Behavior Analyst in Tennessee and Virginia.  She also serves as a Developmental Specialist providing vital early intervention services to families of infants and toddlers.  Rebecca earned a Master of Arts degree in Special Education and a certification in Applied Behavior Analysis from Ball State University. Rebecca's educational foundation was further strengthened by a bachelor’s degree in education from Radford University, specializing in Special Education and English.

Rebecca has experience spanning diverse age groups from infancy to teenagers and encompassing varying levels of abilities.  After teaching multiple grade levels in a private special education day treatment setting, Rebecca served as the school’s Program Director leading comprehensive curriculum development and behavior programming initiative within the school. Rebecca passionately advocates for children, and is committed to improving the quality of life for her clients and their families.

“We cannot hold a torch to light another’s path without brightening our own.”
-Ben Sweetland

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Sean Phillips
Director of Operations

Sean serves as our Director of Operations since 2020. A proud alumnus of King University in Bristol, TN, Sean earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration in 2005.

With 19 years of experience in sales and marketing, Sean brings a wealth of expertise to his role. At the heart of his professional journey is a commitment to prioritizing client satisfaction for the children in the clinic and their families. In his multifaceted position, Sean takes charge of managing the company's financials, marketing initiatives, overseeing human resources, and overseeing the insurance billing for Phillips ABA.

Sean is the first point of contact for new families exploring the world of ABA therapy. He takes immense pride in introducing them to the transformative impact of ABA therapy on their children's development. Sean's passion is not just a professional commitment; it's a heartfelt dedication to a meaningful purpose.

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Karlee Robertson, M.A, BCBA, LBA
BCBA Clinical Supervisor

Karlee is a Board Certified and Licensed Behavior Analyst in Tennessee and Virginia. She has always had a passion for fostering the growth and development of children and families.

Karlee earned a Master of Arts degree in Educational Psychology from Tennessee Technological University and a certification in Applied Behavior Analysis from Purdue University- Global. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in psychology from Tennessee Technological University, with an emphasis in child development.

She has several years experience working with children with autism in a center-based setting. She worked as a registered behavior technician prior to becoming a behavior analyst. Karlee has experience working with a vast population of individuals from infancy to adulthood, at all levels of functioning. Karlee has experience with food programming, moderate-severe behaviors, and life skills training.

Karlee has a passion for helping others and growing the field of ABA to ensure that individuals are receiving the services they need. She is committed to providing exceptional services and improving the quality of life for clients and their families.

“When a flower doesn’t bloom, you fix the environment in which it grows, not the flower.”
– Alexander Den Heijer

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Carey Erdelji, M.A, BCBA, LBA
BCBA Clinical Supervisor

Carey brings over 9 years of expertise as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and over 10 years in the ABA field, specializing in supporting children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and other disabilities. Carey earned a Bachelor's from UC Irvine, a Master's in Psychology from Chapman University, and completed her BCBA coursework from the Florida Institute of Technology.

For a decade, Carey excelled at Children's Learning Connection within Autism Learning Partners, honing her skills in tailored interventions and evidence-based practices. Her dedication extends beyond qualifications; she approaches each case with a holistic perspective, emphasizing empathy, innovation, and individualized care.

With a heart for serving the children and families she works with, she believes each day is an opportunity to make a positive impact on the lives of others.  Continuously learning and evolving, Carey embodies a profound dedication to enhancing the lives of those with autism and their families.

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Kelsee Rawson, BCaBA
BCaBA Clinic Supervisor

Kelsee is a Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA) and has been a part of our Phillips ABA team for two years.

Kelsee earned a bachelor's degree in psychology from Liberty University. She decided to further her education by completing behavior analytic coursework from the University of West Florida and recently passed her board exam to become a BCaBA.

As a BCaBA, she plays an important role in developing and implementing behavior intervention plans for our clients, and also serves as our Clinic Supervisor, providing direction and guidance for our day-to-day operations in the clinic. Kelsee is a valuable team member and has made a significant impact on the lives of the children we serve.

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Rebecca A. (Wells) Phillips, M.A, BCBA, LBA
Clinical Director

Rebecca is a dedicated Board-Certified and Licensed Behavior Analyst in Tennessee and Virginia.  She also serves as a Developmental Specialist providing vital early intervention services to families of infants and toddlers.  Rebecca earned a Master of Arts degree in Special Education and a certification in Applied Behavior Analysis from Ball State University.  Rebecca's educational foundation was further strengthened by a bachelor’s degree in education from Radford University, specializing in Special Education and English.

Rebecca has experience spanning diverse age groups from infancy to teenagers and encompassing varying levels of abilities.  After teaching multiple grade levels in a private special education day treatment setting, Rebecca served as the school’s Program Director leading comprehensive curriculum development and behavior programming initiative within the school. Rebecca passionately advocates for children, and is committed to improving the quality of life for her clients and their families.

“We cannot hold a torch to light another’s path without brightening our own.”
-Ben Sweetland

Sean Phillips
Director of Operations

Sean serves as our Director of Operations since 2020. A proud alumnus of King University in Bristol, TN, Sean earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration in 2005.

With 19 years of experience in sales and marketing, Sean brings a wealth of expertise to his role. At the heart of his professional journey is a commitment to prioritizing client satisfaction for the children in the clinic and their families. In his multifaceted position, Sean takes charge of managing the company's financials, marketing initiatives, overseeing human resources, and overseeing the insurance billing for Phillips ABA.

Sean is the first point of contact for new families exploring the world of ABA therapy. He takes immense pride in introducing them to the transformative impact of ABA therapy on their children's development. Sean's passion is not just a professional commitment; it's a heartfelt dedication to a meaningful purpose.

Karlee Robertson, M.A, BCBA, LBA
BCBA Clinical Supervisor

Karlee is a Board Certified and Licensed Behavior Analyst in Tennessee. She has always had a passion for fostering the growth and development of children and families.

Karlee earned a Master of Arts degree in Educational Psychology from Tennessee Technological University and a certification in Applied Behavior Analysis from Purdue University- Global. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in psychology from Tennessee Technological University, with an emphasis in child development.

She has several years experience working with children with autism in a center-based setting. She worked as a registered behavior technician prior to becoming a behavior analyst. Karlee has experience working with a vast population of individuals from infancy to adulthood, at all levels of functioning. Karlee has experience with food programming, moderate-severe behaviors, and life skills training.

Karlee has a passion for helping others and growing the field of ABA to ensure that individuals are receiving the services they need. She is committed to providing exceptional services and improving the quality of life for clients and their families.

“When a flower doesn’t bloom, you fix the environment in which it grows, not the flower.”
Alexander Den Heijer

Carey Erdelji, M.A, BCBA, LBA
BCBA Clinical Supervisor

Carey brings over 9 years of expertise as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and over 10 years in the ABA field, specializing in supporting children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and other disabilities. Carey earned a Bachelor's from UC Irvine, a Master's in Psychology from Chapman University, and completed her BCBA coursework from the Florida Institute of Technology.

For a decade, Carey excelled at Children's Learning Connection within Autism Learning Partners, honing her skills in tailored interventions and evidence-based practices. Her dedication extends beyond qualifications; she approaches each case with a holistic perspective, emphasizing empathy, innovation, and individualized care.

With a heart for serving the children and families she works with, she believes each day is an opportunity to make a positive impact on the lives of others.  Continuously learning and evolving, Carey embodies a profound dedication to enhancing the lives of those with autism and their families.

Kelsee Rawson, BCaBA
BCaBA Clinic Supervisor

Kelsee is a Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA) and has been a part of our Phillips ABA team for two years.

Kelsee earned a bachelor's degree in psychology from Liberty University. She decided to further her education by completing behavior analytic coursework from the University of West Florida and recently passed her board exam to become a BCaBA.

As a BCaBA, she plays an important role in developing and implementing behavior intervention plans for our clients, and also serves as our Clinic Supervisor, providing direction and guidance for our day-to-day operations in the clinic. Kelsee is a valuable team member and has made a significant impact on the lives of the children we serve.

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Student Analyst
Lead RBT/Qualified Trainer
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Student Analyst
Lead RBT
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Hannah P.
Lead Registered Behavior Tech

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Lead Registered Behavior Tech
Administrative Assistant
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Amber T.
Group Planning Coordinator
Registered Behavior Technician
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Lillie P.
Registered Behavior Technician
Qualified Trainer
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Asia S.
Group Planning Assistant
Registered Behavior Technician
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Elora C.
Group Planning Coordinator
Registered Behavior Technician
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Laiken H.
Registered Behavior Technician
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Skylar H.
Registered Behavior Technician
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Kelsie P.
Registered Behavior Technician
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Kaley D.
Registered Behavior Technician
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Sadie D.
Registered Behavior Technician
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Phillips ABA Therapy is currently searching for qualified, dedicated, and compassionate BCBA’s and Registered Behavior Technicians (RBT), or anyone interested in training in the field of ABA. Ideal candidates may be graduate or undergraduate students in Behavior Analysis, Psychology, or Education programs.

“If they can’t learn the way we teach, we teach the way they learn.”

– O. Ivar Lovaas