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Registered Behavior Technicians

Sara Yeagley,RBT : Registered Behavior Technician

Sara Yeagley,RBT

Registered Behavior Technician

Sara earned her Bachelors degree in Sociology from Indiana University Kokomo. Sara has been an RBT for 1 year, and previously worked with children with autism in a classroom setting. Sara also has experience providing counselling to the elderly, and 5 years of experience doing recreational therapy with the elderly. She enjoys writing, and spending time with her fiance' and 3 dogs.



Jaime Heineman : Registered Behavior Technician

Jaime Heineman

Registered Behavior Technician

Jaime worked as a case manager for the Department of Child Services. Jaime holds 2 associates degrees, one in liberal arts, and one in general education. He is currently enrolled at Indiana University Kokomo, and is set to graduate with his Bachelor's degree in psychology in May 2018. Jaime enjoys attending sporting events, playing football, and watching movies.



Mikela Walker, RBT : Registered Behavior Technician

Mikela Walker, RBT

Registered Behavior Technician

Mikela has been a Registered Behavior Therapist for 6 mos. Her education is in Early Childhood Education. She enjoys wathcing Netflix, crafting, traveling, and spending time with her husband, Nick and her 2-year-old daughter.



Makayla Sargent, RBT : Registered Behavior Technician

Makayla Sargent, RBT

Registered Behavior Technician

Makayla is currently attending Indiana University Kokomo studying to earn a degree in Psychology.  She has worked previously with children diagnosed with Autism in both the ABA field and in other settings. She loves animals including her two cats and three dogs. She loves to take her dogs to the dog park. She also loves to cheer on her favorite teams the Chicago Cubs and the Chicago Bears. All of these things she enjoys doing with her boyfriend John.



Sarah Brown, RBT : Registered Behavior Technician

Sarah Brown, RBT

Registered Behavior Technician

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Ashley Hallmen, RBT : Program Coordinator

Ashley Hallmen, RBT

Program Coordinator

Ashley is a recent graduate of Purdue University, where she concentrated her studies in Human Services. With more than four years of experience including management and customer service, her passion for improving the lives of others led to a career working with persons with disabilities. She also previously worked with individuals with a variety of disabilities during her undergraduate studies and found this experience both inspiring and rewarding. Ashley is grateful for the opportunity to provide ABA therapy to those with autism and their families through Engaging Minds. She is excited to continue to learn more about autism and the principles supporting ABA to continue serving others with behavioral therapy.

a.hallmen@engagingmindsservices.com


Jackie Schick, RBT : Lead Therapist

Jackie Schick, RBT

Lead Therapist

Born and raised in Kokomo, Jackie is a 2015 graduate of Indiana University Kokomo with a Bachelor's of Science degree in Health Sciences, and minors in Psychology and Nutritional Sciences.  She is currently pursuing her Master's Degree in Applied Behavior Analysis through Ball State University.  Jackie has several years of experience working with individuals with special needs, including being an assistant coach for the Special Olympics volleyball team.  She is excited to finish her Master's Degree to better make a difference in the lives of families in her own community of Kokomo.  Jackie has a passion for working with children and watching them grow and learn.  In her free time, she enjoys watching sports, especially the Indiana Hoosiers and Green Bay Packers.

j.schick@engagingmindsservices.com


Johnathon Beatrice, RBT : Registered Behavior Technician

Johnathon Beatrice, RBT

Registered Behavior Technician

John joined Engaging Minds in March 2016 in our Muncie location. He is a Registered Behavior Technician, credentialed through the Behavior Analyst Certification Board. John studied Elementary Education at Ball State University and worked for St. Lawrence School for three years prior to joining our team.  Outside of work, John is a singer-songwriter, and is dad to two year old Mason.

j.beatrice@engagingmindsservices.com


Morgan Robertson, RBT : Behavioral Therapist/ Staff Trainer

Morgan Robertson, RBT

Behavioral Therapist/ Staff Trainer

Morgan recently graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor's degrees in Psychology and Speech and Hearing Sciences. Morgan is currently pursuing her Master's Degree in Applied Behavior Analysis through the University of Cincinnati. Morgan has always enjoyed working with children and has experience with home, school, and clinical settings.  Her interest in Autism Spectrum Disorders began while taking a research methods class at IU.  Morgan is originally from Alberta, Canada, but has lived in Indiana for 10 years. Outside of work Morgan enjoys cycling, being outdoors, and spending time with her family and three dogs.

m.robertson@engagingmindsservices.com


Derrick Pond, RBT : Registered Behavior Technician

Derrick Pond, RBT

Registered Behavior Technician

Derrick has earned his Associate’s degree from Ivy Tech Community College. He is currently working on obtaining his Bachelor’s degree from Western Governor’s University in Special Education K-12. He has worked in the field of ABA for three years. His experience includes working in multiple settings including home, clinical and school. Derrick also enjoys spending time with his family and playing fantasy football.

d.pond@engagingmindsservices.com


Rachal Clift, RBT : Registered Behavior Technician

Rachal Clift, RBT

Registered Behavior Technician

Rachal joined our Muncie team in December 2016.  She recently moved to Muncie with her fiancé, two (2) children and two (2) dogs.  She began working in the special needs field 11 years ago through the Special Needs Olympics of Morgan County, where she became a volunteer skills and events coordinator.  Rachal began ABA therapy three (3) years ago and became certified as a Registered Behavior Technician in January 2015.

Rachal is a great fit for our Engaging Minds family due to her kind spirit and compassionate heart.  Her extensive experience in the ABA field with individuals with autism makes her very qualified to work with our diverse population of individuals.

r.clift@engagingmindsservices.com