Clinical Staff – Tennessee

Monica Bernaldo, M.A., BCBA
Regional Manager

Monica Bernaldo began her employment with B.E.S.T Services, Inc in 2004 after completing her education from California State University Northridge where she finished with a Bachelors of Arts in child development with an emphasis in special education. Monica has a solid background in Discrete Trial Teaching and TEACCH methodologies and has a true passion for working with children on the autism spectrum. Monica’s passion for her work is apparent in the community as she was one of the lead volunteers for several years for the Autism Walk and served on the board of directors for the local autism society.  Monica completed a Masters degree in Teaching with a specialization in Applied Behavioral Analysis at National University and became a Board Certified Behavior Analyst in 2009. Monica received a Certificate of Completion for a two-day training workshop for PECS facilitated by the Co-founder of PECS, Dr. Andrew Bondy. Additionally, she completed the level 1 Training for Pivotal Response Treatment at the UCSB Koegel Autism Center. Monica is now serving the Middle Tennessee region as of January 2022.

E-mail Monica Bernaldo at [email protected].