Maria Yepez received her B.A. in Psychology and her M.S. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Florida International University. In addition, she plans to pursue her BCBA and become a Licensed Mental Health Counselor. She is passionate about and looks forward to growing in both of these fields in hopes to incorporate them and provide holistic services to clients. Maria is a bilingual Behavior Assistant who has experience working with children with complex behaviors and developmental delays. She has experience administering assessments and conducting intakes with children, adolescents and adults. Maria also has experience conducting individual and group counseling for mental health concerns with children, adolescents and adults. She is extremely glad to join the Progressive team, excited to learn new things about this rewarding field, and hopes to make a positive impact of the lives of children and their families.