OurTeam

Behavioral Concepts uses a collaborative consultation and teamwork model, where all members interact effectively and work cooperatively in a family-focused framework.
Claudia Riquelme, M.A., BCBA
Clinical Director
Claudia is the founder and Clinical Director of Behavioral Concepts. She has earned a Master’s Degree in School Psychology with a Pupil Personnel Services Credential from Alliant International University.
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Giulia, M.Ed., BCBA
Assistant Clinical Director
Giulia received her bachelors in Communication Disorders and Speech and Language Pathologist Assistant (SLPA) degree from California State University. Giulia earned her Master’s in Education for the Curriculum and Instruction for Applied Behavior Analysis
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Kevin, M. Ed.
Senior Behavior Therapist
Kevin is a Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) and graduated from the University of California – Irvine with a Bachelor’s of Science in Public Health Science.
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Jessica, M. Ed., BCBA
Senior Behavior Therapist
Jessica is a Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) and has been with Behavioral Concepts for over three years. She has earned her Associates of Arts degree in Social and Behavioral Sciences and recently graduated with her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology.
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Natalia, M.Ed.
Senior Behavior Therapist
Natalia began her adult-life journey once she graduated California State University Long Beach with her Bachelor’s in Psychology in the year 2015.
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Yeon Sil (Diana), M.Ed.
Senior Behavior Therapist
Diana is a Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) and has been working with children with special needs since 2015. She received her Bachelor’s of Art in Psychology from California State University of Fullerton in 2017.
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Yadicza, B.S.
Senior Behavior Therapist
Yadicza is passionate about serving others and making her mark on our future generations. She believes that effective therapy not only improves the lives of children, but also of their families, neighbors, and their community.
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Gabriella
Senior RBT
Gabriella is a Senior RBT at Behavioral Concepts since 2017. She received her AA in American Sign Language and her BS in Special Education: Interdisciplinary Studies.
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Judith
Behavior Therapist
Judith has received her Bachelors in Psychology from California State University, Fullerton in 2018. She is currently planning to pursue her Masters in Psychology, where her focus will be on school based therapy.
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Crystal
Senior Behavior Therapist
Crystal is bilingual in American Sign Language. She is currently working on finishing her BA in Kinesiology at Cal State Fullerton. She has been working with children with and without special need for 15 years and I enjoy every minute of it.
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Christopher, B.S.
Behavior Therapist
Christopher graduated from the University of California, Irvine with a Bachelor’s in Psychology and Social Behavior in 2018. In his undergraduate career, Christopher was part of a lab studying parent child relations with children with autism.
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Bernardo
Assistant Business Director/Crisis Intervention Prevention (CPI) Trainer
Bernardo is a Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) and the Crisis Prevention and Intervention (CPI) instructor for Behavioral Concepts. Bernardo has been with Behavioral Concepts for four years with many more to come.
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Bijan Jafarinia
Business Director
Bijan received his bachelor degree in Business Administration. Bijan has spearheaded several successful startups in Orange County California.
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