Amy J. Machado, M.A., BCBA

~CEO/Clinical Director

Amy Machado is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and holds a master’s degree in Special Education. Amy has worked with individuals with developmental disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, intellectual disabilities and their families, spanning two decades. She has spent her career seeking innovative ABA practices and creating individualized programming through naturalistic procedures to assist teens and young adults transition smoothly into adulthood and beyond.

Rachel Schlesinger, M.S.
~Educational Consultant

Rachel Schlesinger is an Educational Consultant for SEEDS Therapy Center. She earned her master's degree in Rehabilitation Counseling at San Diego State University. She teaches university-level courses on the topic of Disability and Society. Rachel aims to bring her passion for disability awareness and advocacy to the clients, family, and staff of SEEDS Therapy Center.

Gianna Cursi, B.S., BCaBA

~Educational Consultant

Gianna is a Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA) for SEEDS Therapy Center. She attended the University of California, San Diego where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Human Biology. Gianna has worked with children and young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders, providing ABA therapy since 2015. She greatly looks forward to expanding her experience as she supports, learns from, and grows with the clients and families at STC.

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