Our Group

Tina Linton, M.Ed., BCBA

Clinical Director

tina@fcpg.ca

Tina Linton received her Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Guelph in Ontario and her Masters degree in Special Education with a concentration in Autism and Developmental Disabilities at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. She is …

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Dr. Gerard Kysela, Ph.D.

Senior Advisor

gerry@fcpg.ca

Gerard M. Kysela received a B.Sc. and M.A. in Psychology and Clinical Child Psychology respectively from Xavier University (Ohio) in 1966. Following three years of study at the University of Waterloo, he received a Ph.D. degree in Child Development in …

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Christy Cheremshynski, M.A., BCBA

Senior Behavioural Consultant

christy@fcpg.ca

Christy Cheremshynski received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Alberta and her Master of Arts in Special Education from the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Vancouver. The focus of her thesis was the development of …

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Vickie Mills, M.A., BCBA

Senior Behavioural Consultant

vickie@fcpg.ca

Vickie is excited to be heading up the team expanding FCPG’s services into the Fraser Valley to provide behavioural consultation services and intervention based on applied behaviour analysis in these areas. Vickie received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University …

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Mariko Tachi, M.Ed., BCBA

Senior Behavioural Consultant

mariko@fcpg.ca

Mariko received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology and Psychology from the University of British Columbia in 2005. She completed her Masters of Education degree in Special Education with a concentration in Autism and Developmental Disabilities at UBC. Mariko …

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Vanessa Neufeld, M.A., BCBA

Senior Behavioural Consultant

vanessa@fcpg.ca

Vanessa received her Bachelor of Arts and Social Sciences degree from Simon Fraser University where she majored in Psychology, and minored in Counselling and Human Development. Vanessa has also completed her Masters of Arts degree in Special Education, with a …

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Rita Yeung, M.Ed., BCBA

Senior Behavioural Consultant

rita@fcpg.ca

Rita received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Waterloo and worked with adults and children with mental and physical disabilities during her undergraduate studies. She began working as a behavioural interventionist with families supported by …

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Valerie Varasteh, M.Ed., BCBA

Senior Behavioural Consultant

valeriev@fcpg.ca

Valerie Varasteh completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology at York University, in Toronto Ontario, in 2008 and graduated with Honours and Cum Laude. She graduated from the University of British Columbia where she completed her Masters of Arts …

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Vivian Huen, M.A., BCBA

Behavioural Consultant

vivian@fcpg.ca

Vivian received her Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from the University of British Columbia, as well a Masters of Arts degree in Special Education with a concentration in Autism and Developmental Disabilities. Her Masters thesis focused on teaching parents …

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Karen Chan, B.A., BCaBA

Behavioural Consultant

karenc@fcpg.ca

Karen Chan completed her Bachelor of Arts with a concentration in Psychology and Speech Sciences from the University of British Columbia and has studied Disability and Community Support at Douglas College. Karen came to FCPG in 2010. She has worked …

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Tina Lin, M.Sc., ECE, BCBA

Behavioural Consultant

tinalin@fcpg.ca

Tina received her Bachelor of Science in Business Management in 2006. She has completed her Early Childhood Education diploma, Infant Toddler Education citation, and Special Needs Education citation programs at Langara College. Tina worked at Berwick Child Development Centre where …

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Crystal Cohen, B.Sc., M.Ed. Candidate

Behavioural Consultant

crystal@fcpg.ca

Crystal completed her Bachelor of Science degree with concentration in Psychology from the University of Victoria. She continued her education at the University of British Columbia and completed a post-grad diploma in Infant Development and Supported Child Care. She has …

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Jasmine Bracken, M.Ed., BCBA

Behavioural Consultant

jasmine@fcpg.ca

Jasmine received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Winnipeg in 2011, and her Master of Education degree in Special Education with a concentration in Autism and Developmental Disabilities, from the University of British Columbia in …

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Eunice Yen, M.Ed., BCBA

Behavioural Consultant

eunice@fcpg.ca

Eunice received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and Family Studies from the University of British Columbia. She also completed her Masters of Education degree with a concentration in Applied Behaviour Analysis. Eunice has been working with children with …

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Kourtney Rasmussen, B.A., M.Ed. Candidate

Behavioural Consultant

kourtney@fcpg.ca

Kourtney received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Thompson Rivers University. She began working with children diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder in Kamloops in 2008. She then relocated to Vancouver to join Family Centred Practices Group and …

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Sarira Ronaghi, B.A., M.Sc. Candidate

Behavioural Consultant

sarira@fcpg.ca

Sarira received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Applied Behavior Analysis (Autism) from the Capilano University in 2013. She is currently completing her Masters of Science degree in Applied Behavior Analysis and Autism from Esteves School of Education at The …

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Lesley Pineda, B.Sc., M.Ed. Candidate

Senior Behavioural Interventionist / Junior Behavioural Consultant

lesley@fcpg.ca

Lesley received her Bachelor of Science in Biology in 2012 from the University of British Columbia. She began working as a Behaviorual Interventonist with Family Centred Practices Group in 2011. She has experience working in home, school and community-based settings. …

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Kellina Tower, B.A.

Senior Behavioural Interventionist / Junior Behavioural Consultant

kellina@fcpg.ca

Kellina received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Applied Behaviour Analysis with a concentration in Autism from Capilano University in 2015. She began working with children diagnosed on the autism spectrum in 2009. Kellina has extensive experience supporting children in …

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Elisha Iggulden, B.A., M.Ed. Candidate

Senior Behavioural Interventionist / Junior Behavioural Consultant

elisha@fcpg.ca

Elisha received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminology with a Minor in Psychology from Simon Fraser University in 2012. She is currently pursuing a Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction: Applied Behavior Analysis, with a focus on Autism …

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Morgan Buitinga, B.A., M.Ed. Candidate

Senior Behavioural Interventionist / Junior Behavioural Consultant

morgan@fcpg.ca

Morgan received her Bachelor of Arts from Western University, where she majored in Kinesiology, and minored in Psychology. She also has a graduate certificate in Autism and Behavioural Sciences from Fanshawe College. She has supported children with Autism Spectrum Disorders …

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Cherry Cheng, B.A., M.Ed. Candidate

Senior Behavioural Interventionist / Junior Behavioural Consultant

cherry@fcpg.ca

Cherry received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology with a minor in Commerce from the University of British Columbia in 2015. She is currently pursuing a Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction: Applied Behaviour Analysis, with a focus on …

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Beverly Krisko, B.Sc., M.Ed. Candidate

Senior Behavioural Interventionist / Junior Behavioural Consultant

beverly@fcpg.ca

Beverly received an Honours Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. Beverly first started supporting children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder in 2011. She is experienced in both centre and home-based intervention settings. …

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Jancy Hui, B.A., M.Ed. Candidate

Senior Behavioural Interventionist / Junior Behavioural Consultant

jancy@fcpg.ca

Jancy received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of British Columbia in 2014. She is currently pursuing a Masters of Special Education degree with a concentration in Autism and Developmental Disabilities at the University of British …

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Madylainne Kriete, B.A. Candidate

Senior Behavioural Interventionist / Junior Behavioural Consultant

mady@fcpg.ca

Madylainne Kriete has completed her Behavioural Intervention citation at Douglas College in New Westminster and is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at Simon Fraser University; with a concentration in Applied Behaviour Analysis. She began working with children …

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