Jane Barbin, Ph.D, BCBA-D, Executive Director
A Resource for Applied Behavior Analysis in Autism and Behavior Disorders
A leading professional in autism and behavior disorders, Dr. Barbin is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Licensed/Board Certified Behavior Analyst - Doctoral who founded Behavioral Directions, LLC. She holds a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology and trained in Behavioral Psychology at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Kennedy Krieger Institute. As the founding director of the nationally-recognized Ivymount School Autism Program, she has practiced since 1992.
She is one of the only doctoral level autism experts in the surrounding area. She previously served on the Board of Directors for the Association for Science in Autism Treatment (ASAT) and the Advisory Council of Parents of Autistic Children – Northern Virginia Chapter (POAC-NoVa). She is also past president of the Maryland Association for Behavior Analysis (MABA) and served on the Virginia Statewide Autism Planning Council. Dr. Barbin is a member of the American Psychological Association, Association for Behavior Analysis International and Association of Professional Behavior Analysts. She has been an invited speaker at numerous local and international conferences and parent groups. She has provided supervision for individuals seeking to become licensed psychologists and board certified behavior analysts. Her professional interests include factors related to successful consultation and quality service provision, creating independence for learners with autism, and severe behavior disorders.