Ira Paul Heilveil, Ph.D., a licensed clinical psychologist in three states (California, New Mexico and Minnesota) and a doctoral level board certified behavior analyst (BCBA-D). He began his career as a clinical child psychologist and family therapist in the private, nonprofit sector, consulting to public schools and to private, special education (day treatment) settings. In 1988, he began his own private, for profit agency, which he grew from its inception to one of the largest providers of applied behavior analysis (ABA) services for children with autism in the U.S. During his tenure as that company’s CEO In 2006 he began a school for children with autism in Armenia, as a charitable NGO, which he still operates and is thriving today. Dr. Heilveil maintains his connection to academia through teaching at UCLA medical school, where he is an asst. clinical professor of psychiatry. He also publishes scholarly articles, presents at conferences, and writes a blog on a variety of his interests.
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