Lori Lichte-Brill, Psy.D.
Dr. Lori Lichte-Brill, founder of Spectrum Village, is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in Autism evaluations and therapy services. She has over 20 years of experience providing therapeutic services for young children and their caregivers. Among her areas of expertise are psychological assessments and treatment for Autism Spectrum Disorders (children and adults), parent/child relationship issues, abuse/trauma/neglect, and attachment/foster-care/adoption issues. She also assesses children in their school or daycare setting and provides assistance with IEP/IFSP meetings. She utilizes both relational and behavioral strategies for treatment and offers a highly personalized approach tailored to each of her patients’ individual needs to help them attain the personal growth they are striving for.
Dr. Brill treats children in the context of the most important relationships - those with their caregivers. She believes it is within the parent/child relationship that healing is truly possible and involves parents or caregivers in all aspects of treatment. She provides individualized treatment based upon the needs of each patient. As well as being a prominent psychologist and relationship therapist, Dr. Brill has presented at various conferences and to general audiences speaking on the topics of autism.
In addition to her professional experiences, she is also an adoptive parent of two children from foster care and has two wonderful sons with Asperger's Disorder. She recognizes the pressure on parents and caregivers to help their children, and their need for helpful, non-judgmental support.
Tara Kiener LAC, LBA, BCBA
Director of ABA and Children's Services
Tara Kiener is a licensed counselor and a board-certified licensed behavior analyst specializing in therapeutic services for Autism. She has over 11 years of experience providing empathetic services for children and their families affected by Autism, other developmental delays, and various mental health diagnoses. Among her areas of expertise are conducting comprehensive assessments, providing weekly individual, family and group therapy sessions with children and adolescents, providing behavior analytic services, and providing supervision and support for registered behavior technicians (RBT’s).
Tara finds it important to believe in and advocate for individuals on the spectrum. She has a desire to help them to be heard, to be understood, and to be accepted. She has always had a strong sense of compassion and helps support children and families work through their struggles. She helps families discover their path to what makes them united in harmony, to support them in living fulfilling and enjoyable lives.
Tara’s unique professional experiences has shaped her treatment to be eclectic and compassionate. She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each patient. She utilizes different therapeutic modalities from person-centered to developmental to solution-focused to behavioral; always based on the individual and family's needs and strengths and always stemming from kindheartedness.