Ariana Boutain, PhD, BCBA-D

Ariana is the Vice President of Clinical Services at KGH Autism Services. Dr. Ariana received her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities in 2006, Master’s Degree in Applied Behavioral Science from the University of Kansas in 2012, and Ph.D. in Behavioral Psychology from the University of Kansas in 2014.

Ariana is a Doctoral-Level Board Certified Behavior Analyst and has been working with children with autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and related disorders since 2006. Ariana has presented at regional and national conferences on topics including the effectiveness of different prompting procedures on skill acquisition and the use of telehealth technology within parent training programs. Ariana has published in the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis and the Behavior Analyst. Ariana has served as a reviewer for the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis and the International Journal of Developmental Disabilities.

Ariana has been a member of the Association for Behavioral Analysis International, the Illinois Association for Behavior Analysis, the Wisconsin Association of Behavior Analysis, and the Kansas Association for Behavior Analysis. In her spare time, Ariana enjoys performing in musical theater productions, cycling, and going on exciting adventures with her husband and twins.