Spectrum Staff

Rachel Bertelson, LPA, BCBA

Bertelson

Rachel Bertelson received her Master’s degree in Psychology, graduate training in Applied Behavior Analysis, and is currently licensed in the State of Texas as a Licensed Psychological Associate.

Rachel has spent the last two years performing a variety of supervised psychological services including assessment and counseling during her practicum and internship experiences while in pursuit of her PhD in Clinical Psychology. Rachel is also certified by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.

Rachel has served for the past three years as the Executive Director of Rose Street Spectrum where she and her team of certified therapists and paraprofessionals provide Applied Behavior Analysis to the community of Wichita Falls and the surrounding areas. Her primary interests include the assessment of individuals with suspected developmental disorders, verbal behavior in children with autism, social skills training for children with autism, and supervision of individuals in pursuit of their certification in order to help establish more opportunities for services in Wichita Falls and the surrounding areas.

Jennifer Vanderburg, M.Ed., BCBA

Vanderburg

Jennifer Vanderburg received her Master’s degree in Special Education with an emphasis in Autism Intervention and her Graduate Academic Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis from the University of North Texas. Jennifer is a certified Special Education teacher and a certified General Education teacher. She is also certified by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA).

For the past twelve years, Jennifer has served as an Elementary school teacher, a special education teacher for students with autism, and a district-wide Behavior Interventionist in the public education system. During the past three years, Jennifer has also acted as the Director of Operations of Rose Street Spectrum where she and the team of certified therapists and paraprofessionals provide services based on the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis to the community of Wichita Falls and the surrounding areas.

Jennifer is passionate about providing autism support, not only to the individual with autism, but to the families affected by autism. She also enjoys working to increase the knowledge and applicable skills necessary in serving individuals with autism to people interested in pursuing a professional path in the field of autism and behavioral interventions.