Meet our team

ZimZum is the energy between two or more collaborating forces...

 
 

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Team 

Our behavior team consists of professionals with experience in Special Education and Mental Health. Our consultants collaborate with school personnel, parents trying to navigate the Special Education process, and individuals needing behavior modification. Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBA) and trained Educational Consultants to help with a variety of behavioral and educational needs for children, adolescents, and adults.

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Josi Garcia,       Co-founder & Board Certified Behavior Analyst

Specialties: Special Education, Language Acquisition programs, Functional Analysis; working with children, adolescents and adults to transform challenging behavior patterns into healthy living. Read full bio

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Julie Pursell,      Board Certified Behavior Analyst

Specialties: Mental Health, Adolescents & Self-injury, Feeding programs & Phobia Reduction; Working to help individuals re-frame disabilities into abilities and great potential. Read full bio

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Bethany Stempert, Education Consultant

Specialties: Reading and literacy, parenting support, IEP consultation; Making special education easier to understand and navigate Read full bio

 

Counseling Team

Our counseling team consists of Licensed Social Workers who have worked in a variety of settings: inpatient hospitalization, residential placement, and community settings. Our consultants have extensive experience with individual, family, and group counseling and have a deep understanding of various mental health needs. 

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Katie Lennon      Counseling Consultant

Specialties: Crisis Management, Reduction of self-injury, aggression, and depressive thoughts, Managing complex family dynamics; Helping individuals feel heard so they can heal;             Read full bio

 
 
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Molly Guest

Specialties: Cognitive Behavior Therapy & Dialectical Behavior Therapy (CBT/DBT), Depression & Anxiety treatment with children and adolescents; Read full bio

 

Life Guidance Team

Our life guidance team is a group of professionals with the collective experience of 50+ years. Our consultants have various professional backgrounds: Pastor, Business Leader, Entrepreneur, Speech and Language Pathologist, and  Counselor. They come together to provide services that can be as personalized as questions about God to how to make decisions for an aging parent. 

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Nate Agentis         Co-founder & Life Guidance Director

Specialties: Business growth & ethics, Work-Family Life Balance, Leadership, Purpose/Meaning of life Read full bio

 
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Kindra Reed           Aging Adult Life Consultant

Specialties: Aging Parent Consultation, Safe Living Arrangement Consultation, End of Life Planning;     Read full bio

 
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Jim Lowe                 Life Guidance Consultant

Specialties: Spiritual formation, Church & Community Relationship, Marriage & Family,     Read full bio

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Melissa LawPenrose        College Life Consultant

Specialties: High School to Higher Ed transition, Academic Advising, Degree Planning, Student Mentorship; Read full bio