Celina Rust is a board-certified assistant behavior analyst (BCaBA) with more than 6 years of experience working with individuals with autism across the lifespan in daycares, homes, and schools. She has a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from McGill University and will be completing her Masters in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) at the University of Western Ontario and in September 2024.
Throughout her years in the field of ABA, Celina has gained valuable theoretical and practical experience implementing ABA strategies to increase independence in the lives of others and produce meaningful outcomes for her clients and their families. Celina uses a child-led approach to teach new skills surrounding language development, activities of daily living, and behavior reduction. Moreover, she also uses a trauma-informed and compassionate care approach in everyday practice. She is passionate about teaching and learning from others and working within a motivated team to produce the most wholesome therapy for her clients.
Outside of work, Celina enjoys going on walks with her dog, staying up to date on the latest research in ABA, working out, and spending time with her friends and family.