Lori Shirk: Area Supervisor, West Valley

loriLori graduated Magna Cum Laude from ASU, earning a Bachelor’s in Psychology and is currently pursuing her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology. She was also awarded a Developmental Disabilities Specialist Certification from Glendale Community College in 2002.

Lori has worked in the field of developmental disabilities, applying behavior modification techniques since June of 1999. She has been mentored by some of the best board certified Behavior Analysts in Arizona and worked with hundreds of children and young adults, with a variety of disabilities. Her responsibilities have included writing, implementing, and training staff and families to run ABA home programs.

She has also worked as a behavioral health tech for a residential treatment facility serving children who had been severely abused and exhibited extreme behaviors.
In this role she received Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI) certification from Cornell University.

In her spare time, she loves spending time with her five beautiful nieces and nephews, reading a good novel and spending time with her fiancé and their dog, Seiko.