Chief Executive Officer
MaKenzie Johns is the Chief Executive Officer for Early Autism Services Private Limited (EASPL) in India. MaKenzie is a board certified behavior analyst (BCBA) with a master’s degree in Psychology with a specialization in applied behavior analysis from Capella University. She has a bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts and Psychology from The Ohio State University. She aspires to create well-rounded, socially inclusive programs for each child by working towards the generalization of skills in the home, and in the community.
Chief Clinical Director
Suchitra Choudhury is the Chief Clinical Director of Early Autism Services Private Limited (EASPL) in India. She completed her ABA course sequence from the University of Florida and is a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst. She has a Master’s in Clinical Psychology from Amity University, Noida. She pursues towards ethical application of the science of Applied Behaviour Analysis in various domains.
Suchitra has 8 years of experience working with individuals on the autism spectrum and is passionate about effectively using scientifically proven techniques in the reduction of problem behaviour and to increase appropriate behaviour. She takes a keen interest in learning and spreading knowledge and information about ABA with people from all walks of life.
Amanda Augustine is the Operations Manager of Early Autism Services India. She joined EAS in 2021 as a Behaviour Technician and quickly showed the potential for working in an operational role. She is a gold medallist master’s degree holder in Social work from Christ University, Bangalore. She also has a bachelor’s degree in Special Education from Minds College of Special Education, Mumbai.
Chief Financial Officer
Vincent Scarlata is the Chief Financial Officer at EAS and provides support to families throughout their relationship with EAS. He graduated from DePaul University with a finance and business management degree in 2010. He spent 6 years working as a client service specialist and account manager for a Chicago financial institution. He has also been a long time supporter of local nonprofit organizations that provide services to children and adults with autism and other disabilities.
Clinical Director – Sahakar Nagar, Bangalore Therapy Center
Surabhi Hulikunte is the centre-head of EAS, Sahakar Nagar Bangalore. She has completed ABA coursework and is waiting to write her BCaBA exam. Surabhi has more than 9 years of experience in the field of ABA and has provided evidence-based services in various settings such as home, school, and clinical setup. Her major area of interest is Natural Environment Teaching. She is very passionate about spreading awareness in the community regarding ABA and Autism.
Clinical Director – JP Nagar, Bangalore Therapy Center
Priyanka Rajiv Tank is the centre head of Early Autism Services, JP Nagar, Bangalore, India. She received her double Master of Science in Clinical and Health Psychology and the other in Applied Behaviour Analysis from Bangor University, United Kingdom. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with a specialisation in psychology from Christ University, Bangalore, India. Priyanka has spent 5 years exploring the field of ABA alongside working with a wide range of children, adolescents, and young adults with various developmental diagnoses in several setting such as schools, ABA clinics, in-home and community environments. She firmly believes in delivering client-centred, evidence-based therapy services to her clients while focusing on intensive parent support and training to enable a holistic treatment outcome. Priyanka aims to disseminate ABA and promote multidisciplinary collaborations with the community. In her free time, she enjoys travelling, gardening, and volunteering at different no-profit organisations.
Clinical Director – Kolkata, West Bengal Therapy Center
Aatrika is the Clinical Director at Early Autism Services – Kolkata Centre and is responsible for training BTs, conducting behavioural assessments, designing individualized educational plans, providing consultations, and formulating treatment plans. a BCaBA and has been working in the field of ABA and Autism for the past 11 years. She completed her Masters in Applied Psychology in 2010 from Calcutta University and joined an ABA centre based in Kolkata as a Behaviour Technician. She finished her coursework in ABA and earned her Certification in 2019.
She has great experience working with kids on the spectrum across all age groups and skill levels, teaching them functional skills such as communication, social, language, academic, and play skills by using the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis. Aatrika has an extensive background in providing early intervention, staff training, parent training, curriculum designing, and implementing behavioral interventions. She has experience in providing Centre-based and home-based therapy, remote supervision as well as conducting Teletherapy.