Who We Are
The GAMUT Early Intervention Services experience introduces you to experienced, caring staff and a network of respected, area behavior analysts and psychologists ensuring that you receive the attention, advice, and results you and your child need.
Marycate McDonough, M.S.Ed, BCBA, LBS
Director | Owner
Marycate was introduced to Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) when her nephew was diagnosed with autism nearly 25 years ago. Seeing the dramatic effects of intense early intervention, she has devoted her work to ensuring children with autism receive quality, individualized programming and care. She received her Master of Science in Education from Temple University, is a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), as well as a Licensed Behavior Specialist (LBS).
Veronika Sweeny, Ed.S., BCBA, LBS, NCSP
Veronika graduated with a Specialist of Education in School Psychology from Temple University. While pursuing this degree Veronika was introduced to Applied Behavior Analysis as a means to identify and quickly intervene on problem behaviors in the classroom. Veronika joined Gamut in 2010 and currently holds the position of Clinical Director. As Clinical Director she is responsible for the oversight and supervision of Gamut staff necessary to ensure high quality, efficacious ABA programming for all Gamut clients. Her areas of interest include the development of language skills for children with Autism utilizing Verbal Behavior methodology, school and parent consultation, as well as assessment of and effective intervention on severe problem behaviors. She is a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), Licensed Behavior Specialist (LBS), and Nationally Certified School Psychologist (NCSP).
Khouri McGrann, M.S.Ed., BCBA, LBS
Assistant Clinical Director
Khouri joined GAMUT in 2012, while pursuing her Masters’ Degree in Applied Behavioral Analysis from Temple University. In 2015, Khouri acquired her Masters’ degree, became certified as a BCBA, and continued her professional career with GAMUT! She currently supervises BCBA candidates who work with individual clients throughout Delaware County. She also provides class- and school-wide consultation for Autistic and Emotional Support settings, ranging from preschool to high school programs. She performs assessments and evaluations, including the VB-MAPP and FBAs, as well as developing and overseeing individualized behavioral programming and consultation in academic and home settings. Khouri is a certified Safety Care trainer.
Meredith Viola, M.S., BCBA, LBS
Meredith holds a bachelor’s degree in Human Development and Family Studies from the Pennsylvania State University as well as a master’s degree in School Psychology from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. While pursuing her master’s, she was introduced to Applied Behavior Analysis and decided to additionally pursue her certification as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. She joined GAMUT in 2014, and has experience in developing and implementing educational programming related to skill and language acquisition and reduction of problem behaviors for children up to the age of 21. She is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) as well as a Licensed Behavior Specialist (LBS).
Angela (Daubert) Shouler M.S., BCBA, LBS
Coordinator of BACB Supervision Program
Angela has been working with children on the autism spectrum for over ten years in a variety of roles, including Teaching Assistant, ABA Therapist, Teacher, and Behavior Analyst. While working as an Autistic Support Teacher in the Philadelphia public schools, she was introduced to Applied Behavior Analysis as a research based intervention for her students. Within her classroom, she implemented ABA with the support of a BCBA who inspired her to pursue a Masters degree with a concentration in ABA. Angela has been with GAMUT since June of 2015 working in both early intervention and school age settings. She holds teaching certificates in both Elementary and Special Education, completed her Master of Science in Education from Temple University in 2013, and is a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and Licensed Behavior Specialist (LBS).
Megan Gilligan, M.Ed., BCBA
Megan started working for GAMUT in 2014. She graduated from Arcadia University with a Master of Education in Applied Behavior Analysis in 2016. She was introduced to Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) in 2005 when working with children with autism as a one on one. She was a drawn to ABA because of its effectiveness in behavior change. She is a Broad-Certified Behavior Analyst.
Kaitlyn Cherry, M.A., BCBA, LBS
Kaitlyn began working at Gamut in 2014 as a Personal Care Assistant which inspired her to become a Board Certified Behavior Analyst after seeing the success and effects of ABA. Kaitlyn received her Master of Arts in Special Education from Ball State University in 2016. She is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and Licensed Behavior Specialist (LBS).
Kelly Garrahan, M.S., BCBA, LBS
Kelly began practicing Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) in 2013 when she obtained her Bachelors degree in Psychology from Saint Joseph’s University. Before obtaining her Behavior Specialist License (LBS) she worked as an ABA therapist in the Kennett Consolidated School District for the Chester County Intermediate Unit. During her time (2013-2016) as an ABA therapist she provided direct instruction to children, ages 6-13 in an autistic support classroom. Kelly earned a Master’s degree from Saint Joseph’s University. Shortly after completing her graduate work in June 2016 she became an ABA therapist with GAMUT under the supervision of a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). Now a BSC with GAMUT, Kelly works tirelessly to provide her clients and their families the best services to improve behaviors and create independence through ABA techniques. Her experience practicing ABA and the time she has spent working with children as a dance instructor since she was 15 years old has provided her the desire to help others reach their most unique goals.
Nancy Brown, M.S., BCBA
Nancy started her career at a school for children with developmental disabilities. She began as a paraprofessional and then rose to become a substitute teacher. It was then she was introduced to the transformative power of ABA, as she worked in crisis management to reduce maladaptive behaviors and teach replacement behaviors. She received her undergraduate degree from Rowan University, with a specialization in ABA, and then received her Masters in ABA from Drexel University. She has worked with a wide range of ages from three years to adulthood and with varying diagnoses within the residential, educational and behavioral health settings.
Amanda Lee M.S., LBS
Amanda became interested in ABA when she was working in childcare during college. She graduated from Drexel University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology. After college she held different positions working with children on the spectrum such as a TSS, teaching assistant for an Intermediate Unit, and then as a Behavior Specialist. She graduated with her Master’s in Psychology and a specialization in ABA. She is continuing her education because of her passion for the amazing work ABA therapists do everyday and the incredible progress the children and their loved ones experience.
Kristen Green, M.E., BCBA, LBS
Kristen started working with children with autism as a one on one in 2012. Kristen was amazed by the effectiveness of Applied Behavior Analysis and the progress of students that she decided to go back to school to learn more and obtain her master’s degree in ABA. She graduated from Arcadia University in May 2017 with a Master of Education with concentration in ABA. She is also a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and a Licensed Behavior Specialist in the state of Pennsylvania.
Sarah Benton, M.S., LBS
Sarah joined the GAMUT team in 2017 as an ABA Therapist, while also pursing her Master’s Degree in Behavior Analysis from Saint Joseph’s University. During her time as an ABA Therapist, Sarah provided one-on-one behavior therapy to children with Autism under the supervision of a BCBA. She is a now a Licensed Behavior Specialist and works as a Behavior Specialist Consultant (BSC) for GAMUT. As a Behavior Specialist Consultant, Sarah is devoted to working alongside teachers, parents, and other team members to develop a behavior intervention plan that is individualized to the child’s needs and provide the best quality care!
Michele Skowronek, M.Ed, LBS
Michele began working at Gamut in 2017, after working with students with disabilities as a paraprofessional for 5 years. Through this experience, she realized that she was interested in learning more about Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and enrolled at Penn State University where she earned a Master of Education with a concentration in ABA. After completing her degree, Michele became a Licensed Behavior Specialist (LBS) in the state of Pennsylvania and became a Behavior Specialist Consultant at GAMUT.