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Janelys Castro

Board Certified Behavior Analyst

Janelys Castro has been a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) since 2017. She received her Masters in Education in Curriculum and Instruction of Applied Behavior Analysis from Arizona State University. She has worked in a variety of settings including home, center, school and community. Throughout her time as a BCBA, she has worked with children, teenagers, and their caregivers to help decrease behaviors, increase social skills, and foster independence.

Therapeutic Specialties

Verbal Behavior, Daily Living Skills, Decrease Aggressive behaviors, Decreaase Tantrums, Parent Training, School Support, Social Skills, Token Systems, Language Support, Increase replacement behaviors

What is important to you, for your client to feel, when working with you?

When working with clients, it is of the utmost importance that they feel safe and heard.

Who do you believe you are for a client as they manage their problems?

My goal is for my clients to see me as a coach/advocate to help them manage their problem.

What drives your passion for seeing clients?

I have always loved working with children and find joy in seeing clients fostering independence and generalizing skills.

How do you believe clients "get better"?

Clients work and make progress at their own pace. I like to think of them as small victories towards a greater goal.

ABA Department

Janelys Castro


Florida International University, Bachelors in Psychology

Arizona State University, Masters in Education in Curriculum and Instruction of Applied Behavior Analysis

Client Age Range

Children (2-6), Children (6-12), Teens (13-17)

Languages Spoken

English, Spanish

Personal Hobbies

When I am not working, I enjoy spending time with my family and traveling.

"If they can't learn the way we teach, we teach the way they learn" - Dr. O. Ivar Lovaas

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