Robert C. Mellon, Ph.D., BCBA, obtained his doctorate from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 1987, where he completed both the clinical psychology and experimental analysis of behavior programs. He was clinical psychology intern at New York University Medical Center and Bellevue Hospital, and was awarded a postdoctoral fellowship at the Center for Developmental Psychobiology of the State University of New York at Binghamton, where he studied Pavlovian conditioning processes in the development of intersensory functions.
Dr Christos Nikopoulos
Dr Christos Nikopoulos is a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst® – D (Doctoral Level; BCBA-D), a former member (International Representative) of the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB®) Board of Directors. He is currently the Applied Sciences Representative of the European Association of Behaviour Analysis (EABA). He is also the Founder and Director of Autism Consultancy Services Ltd in London, and was recently appointed as a Governor at an ABA School in London, UK.
After graduating in Special Education at CUNY, New York, I moved back to Italy and completed the BACB course sequence receiving my BCBA certification in 2010. Currently I teach in several courses for BCBA and BCaBA in Italy, Croatia and Latvia and supervise students. I’m vice president of SIACSA (the Italian Association of Applied and Experimental Analysis) but mainly I work as an ABA provider at the Center for children and young adults with autism and other disabilities that I co-founded in Florence, Italy.
Dr Louise McHugh
Louise is an Associate Professor at University College Dublin. Her research interests are centered on the experimental analysis of language and cognition from a behaviour analytic and Relational Frame Theory perspective, including especially the development of complex cognitive skills such as perspective-taking and the process-level investigation of behavioural and cognitive psychotherapies including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.