Meet Our Team

Kelley K. Henry, Psy.D., BCBA-D, LABA

Executive Vice President of Assessment Services
Licensed Psychologist
Developmental Neuropsychologist
Board Certified Licensed Applied Behavior Analyst

Dr. Henry is a pediatric neuropsychologist who specializes in early identification and treatment interventions for young children with developmental disabilities, as well as social-emotional vulnerabilities and behavior challenges. She has over 20 years of experience working with very young and school-aged children with autism spectrum disorders and related developmental disabilities. She has worked in a clinical capacity in early intervention programs, with specialty service providers, in schools and hospitals, as well as in private practice. Dr. Henry received her doctorate degree in clinical psychology from William James College (formerly the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology), earned a master’s degree in child development from Tufts University, and bachelor’s degree from Hobart and William Smith Colleges. Dr. Henry has completed advanced clinical training within the pediatric neuropsychology specialty. In addition to performing neurodevelopmental and neuropsychological evaluations, she is available for clinical consultation, classroom and program observations, and professional trainings. She also holds a certification and license as a behavior analyst (BCBA-D; LABA) within the field of applied behavior analysis (ABA). Dr. Henry currently oversees the regional assessment centers and is the Director of Clinical Training for the post-doctoral fellowship program specializing in neuropsychology and autism. She currently sees patients in the North Andover, Rockland, and Milford satellite offices. In addition to her clinical work with Beacon, she is also serving as the President of The Massachusetts Neuropsychological Society (MNS) which is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting research, clinical service, scholarly work, and education in neuropsychology and enhancing the understanding of brain-behavior relations and neuropsychological disorders.


Brooke Littleton, SLPD, CCC-SLP

Vice President of Therapy Services & Business Development
Speech Language Pathologist

Dr. Littleton is a Speech-Language Pathologist with clinical experience in the fields of speech, language, communication, and swallowing who has worked with both medically complex children and adults in the outpatient and hospital settings. She is a licensed speech-language pathologist in Massachusetts and holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA). Dr. Littleton received her undergraduate degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Pennsylvania State University, her master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Boston University, and her clinical doctorate in Speech-Language Pathology from Northwestern University. Dr. Littleton is experienced in the assessment and treatment of infants, toddlers, and school-aged children with developmental speech, language, and feeding disorders, including those on the autism spectrum. Dr. Littleton currently oversees the therapy department where she is responsible for training all of Beacon’s speech-language pathologists and has been heavily involved with the development and expansion of Beacon’s center-based ABA programs. Dr. Littleton has completed additional post-graduate course work in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis and has been the recipient of multiple Awards for Continuing Education (ACE) through ASHA in recognition for her commitment to continuing her professional education and training in the areas of pediatric speech-language, feeding, and communication. Dr. Littleton has provided numerous lectures and trainings to her colleagues and has been an invited presenter at professional conferences on the local and national level.


Caitlin M. Nichols, Ph.D.

Senior Vice President of Assessment Services

Caitlin M. Nichols, Ph.D. received her doctorate in clinical psychology from Vanderbilt University in 2009. Her clinical and research interests have focused on early identification and diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders (ASD), with a particular interest in younger siblings of children with ASD as well as social smiling behavior in young children. She completed a pre-doctoral internship and postdoctoral fellowship at the May Institute, where she offered school and home-based behavioral consultation services as well as comprehensive diagnostic evaluations for children. Dr. Nichols is a licensed psychologist who provides initial diagnostic evaluations, as well as comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations for children and adolescents. Dr. Nichols sees clients in the Leominster regional office.


Jeffrey Skowron, Ph.D., BCBA-D, LABA

Senior Vice President of Assessment Services
Board Certified Behavior Analyst

Dr. Skowron has over 25 years of experience in the fields of clinical psychology, applied behavior analysis, special education, and mental health. Dr. Skowron has overseen clinical services and administrative operations in educational and residential programs for individuals with autism spectrum disorder and acquired brain injury, including private special education schools and agencies providing home- and community-based services. He has authored journal articles and book chapters in the fields of behavior analysis, brain injury, education, and mental health.  Dr. Skowron received his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from The University of Massachusetts, Amherst, completing his pre- and post-doctoral internships at programs specializing in the assessment and treatment of autism spectrum and other childhood disorders. Dr. Skowron is a Massachusetts and Connecticut Licensed Psychologist, a doctoral level Board Certified Behavior Analyst, and a Massachusetts licensed Applied Behavior Analyst. He is a past board member of the Massachusetts Association for Applied Behavior Analysis (MassABA) and teaches graduate courses in applied behavior analysis at Cambridge College. Dr. Skowron currently provides developmental and diagnostic evaluations for young children at the Beacon Assessment Center in Western Massachusetts, as well as providing home- and community-based clinical services, parent training, and consultation through Beacon ABA Services.


 Suzanne M. F. Sanda, Ph.D., LABA

Vice President of Assessment Services

Dr. Sanda is a licensed psychologist, licensed applied behavior analyst, and certified early intervention specialist (CEIS) in Massachusetts who earned her Ph.D. through the Combined Counseling and School Psychology Doctoral Program at Northeastern University. Her extensive clinical training includes an APA-accredited pre-doctoral internship through the Lewisville Public School District in Lewisville, TX and postdoctoral fellowship through the Beacon Assessment Center (BAC). Over the past decade, Dr. Sanda has worked with a variety of pediatric populations and their families across the home, school, and clinical settings. She specializes in working with young children with developmental disabilities, learning style vulnerabilities, and autism spectrum disorders. Her clinical research centers on promoting learners’ play skill development through evidence-based, caregiver-facilitated teaching. Dr. Sanda currently sees clients in the Dartmouth regional office.


Carrie Fryzel, PsyD 

Vice President of Assessment Services
Licensed Psychologist

Dr. Fryzel is a licensed Clinical Psychologist specializing in assessment and treatment of children and adolescents. Dr. Fryzel has almost ten years of clinical experience working with children with Autism Spectrum disorders and developmental disabilities including working as a behavior interventionist using Applied Behavior Analysis prior to returning to graduate school for her doctorate degree. Dr. Fryzel received her masters and doctorate degrees in clinical psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology and bachelors’ degree in psychology from Boston University. Dr. Fryzel completed doctoral internship in San Francisco, CA working with children and young adults on the Autism spectrum in clinical capacities (individual and group therapy) as well as completing developmental assessments. Prior to joining the Beacon assessment team, Dr. Fryzel worked in community mental health settings, private practice as well as at UCLA Counseling & Psych services.


Genevieve Krebs, MS, CAGS School Psychology

Massachusetts Licensed School Psychologist
Neuropsychology Fellow

Genevieve Krebs is a licensed school psychologist in the state of Massachusetts and holds a MS, CAGS degree in School Psychology and graduate level specializations in Applied Behavior Analysis and Early Intervention.  Her training experiences include early intervention, school-based assessment, bilingual assessment, and outpatient neuropsychology. She has worked in applied settings as a home-based behavior therapist and as an Applied Behavior Specialist in the Boston Public Schools. She completed an APA accredited internship at Devereux Pennsylvania providing comprehensive services and consultation to children and staff in a residential program. She has conducted research in Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports in residential settings and assessment of play development in children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Her clinical interests include differential diagnosis of developmental disorders, foster care, and parent training and advocacy. She has presented research and provided training locally and nationally. She is a neuropsychology fellow within the Beacon Assessment Center.


Tiffany Barry, M.S., CCC-SLP, BCBA

Speech-Language Pathologist
Board Certified and Licensed Behavior Analyst

Tiffany is a Speech-Language Pathologist who has experience providing speech and language services to individuals across the lifespan including in home-based settings, skilled nursing facilities, and residential school settings. Her clinical experience includes working with Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC), as well as speech, language, and communication disorders. She received her bachelor’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders and master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Worcester State University. Additionally, Tiffany completed a post-master’s certificate program in applied behavior analysis through Cambridge College, which prepared her to become a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). She holds licenses in speech-language pathology and applied behavior analysis in Massachusetts, as well as the Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). She is a recipient of the Award for Continuing Education (ACE) through ASHA in recognition of her commitment to continuing education. Tiffany has had many opportunities to present lectures and posters at local and national conferences and has published several articles in ABA journals including the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis and Behavior Analysis in Practice. She currently serves as a co-instructor for applied behavior analysis graduate classes at Cambridge College. Tiffany sees weekly clients in the Hopedale satellite office. Additionally, she provides AAC consultation services in the Milford, North Andover, and Leominster satellite offices.


Francesca Lopez, M.S., CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist

Francesca is a Speech-Language Pathologist who has experience evaluating and treating the dynamic needs of infants, children, adolescents, and adults using evidence-based practices. She received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology in 2009 and master’s degree in Communication Disorders in 2011 from Southern Connecticut State University. Francesca is skilled at addressing delays in the domains of articulation, phonology, childhood apraxia of speech, receptive and expressive language impairments, and social language impairments. Francesca is familiar with using and implementing various types of augmentative-alternative communication methods. She also has experience treating the diverse and unique motor speech disorders that often co-occur in individuals with autism spectrum disorders. Francesca is adept in using the principles of ABA and developing collaborative programming to ensure clients are not only acquiring speech and language skills but also generalizing them to their home and community settings. She is licensed as a speech-language pathologist in Massachusetts, and holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). She is the recipient of the Award for Continuing Education (ACE) through ASHA in recognition of her commitment to continuing education.  Francesca sees clients in the Leominster and Milford satellite offices.


Sarah Fitta, MA, CCC-SLP, BCBA, LABA

Speech-Language Pathologist

Sarah is a Speech-Language Pathologist with clinical experience in the fields of speech-language and communication who has worked with individuals with autism spectrum disorder and complex communication needs across the public school, specialized school, and home-based settings. Her clinical experience includes working with Augmentative and Alternative Communication, as well as children with speech, language and communication disorders. She received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a minor in Elementary Education from UMASS Dartmouth and her master’s degree in Communication Disorders from UMASS Amherst. Additionally, Sarah completed a post master’s certificate in applied behavior analysis through UMASS Lowell and holds the Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) credential. Sarah is currently working on her clinical doctorate in Speech-Language Pathology through Northwestern University. She holds licenses in speech-language pathology and behavior analysis in Massachusetts, as well as the Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). She is the recipient of the Awards for Continuing Education (ACE) through ASHA in recognition of her commitment to continuing education. Sarah also participated in the ASHA Leadership Development Program and served on the editorial review board of ASHA Perspectives Journal in Telepractice. Sarah has had opportunities to present lectures at local and national conferences including the Assistive Technology Conference of New England and the ASHA Convention. Sarah sees patients in the West Springfield satellite office.