Here at Bethea-Miller Behavioral Consulting, our staff are dedicated to providing superior behavior analytic services.
Meet the Founder
Vanessa Bethea-Miller is the founder of Bethea-Miller Behavioral Consulting. She is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and Licensed Behavior Specialist (LBS). Vanessa is pursuing her doctorate of philosophy in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and currently holds a Master of Arts in Applied Psychology with a concentration in ABA from Rider University. Vanessa has research interests in skill acquisition, siblings of children with ASD, very early social skills intervention, dissemination of behavior analysis through juvenile justice and criminal justice research, and the application of applied behavior analysis to juvenile detention centers.
Vanessa has dedicated her time to working with individuals with Autism and Developmental Disabilities with or without a co-occurring mental illness. She is passionate about providing quality and effective ABA services to this population. In the past, she has worked as a Director of Behavior Support Services for an adult residential facility and their day programs as well as a Behavior Analyst consultant in the homes of youth and adults. She has also taught Applied Behavior Analysis at the college level and presented at conferences in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Lastly, Vanessa has utilized components of school-wide positive behavior support and applied them to a juvenile detention center.
Adrianne Fried joined our team in February 2019. She attended York College of Pennsylvania for undergraduate college, where she received a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Education. She has worked with and cared for children in different capacities for twenty years and has spent the last twelve years teaching students from pre-school through high school in both general education and special education settings. While teaching, she became interested in ABA therapy and attended a graduate program at Rider University, where she received a Master’s of Arts Degree in Applied Psychology. In addition to her experience as an educator, she has a 16-year-old step-son who is diagnosed ASD and ADHD, whom she has had to try many strategies with over the years. When she is not working, she loves to spend time with her husband, step-son, and dog. They love to play games, go for walks/hikes, and have fun. She also likes to do crafts (wreaths, hair bows, wooden signs, sewing, etc.) and am is a volunteer leader for a local 4-H club.