Based on direct supervision and consultation with our Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs), our team of skilled ABA Therapists employ various functional communication interventions as well as behavior management techniques based in ABA principles to enable our clients to develop communication, adaptive, social, coping and life skills. Our clients receive an abundance of positive reinforcement for demonstrating necessary skills and socially appropriate behaviors. The emphasis is on positive social interactions and enjoyable learning. The client receives no reinforcement for behaviors that pose harm or prevent learning.
Rochelle Hickmott-Mulkern, MA, M.Ed. BCBA
Rochelle Hickmott-Mulkern is the Co-Executive Director / Business Director and founder of Granite State ABA Services, LLC.
Rochelle earned her graduate certificate in ABA from Antioch University in 2016 and is licensed as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). Rochelle also has a Masters of Arts in Public Policy and Management from the University of Southern Maine and a Masters Degree in Educational Disabilities from Rivier College.
She holds four NH teaching licenses including learning disabilities, emotional disabilities, general special education, and special education administrator. Rochelle has experience as a former NH Guardian ad Litem and has worked with numerous families on a variety of parenting, abuse/neglect and guardianship cases. She has over 25 years working with individuals with developmental and mental health disabilities and their families in a variety of public, private and non-profit settings.
In addition to running ABA Services operations with her business partner, Rochelle provides direct behavioral ABA services in family’s homes, the community, schools, and the work place. Rochelle provides clinical supervision for direct care ABA Therapists on a regular basis and serves as the Safety Care Trainer for the staff at Granite State ABA Services.
Rochelle has exceptional knowledge and expertise with regard to the use of incidental teaching in the natural environment, applying antecedent and environmental controls in a variety of settings, early intervention for children birth to age three and special education process and regulations.
Rochelle has resided in Mount Washington Valley for the past twenty years enjoying outdoor time with her family on the local rivers and mountains.
Heather Hill, M.Ed. BCBA
Heather Hill is the Co-Executive Director/Clinical Coordinator of Granite State ABA Service LLC. Heather earned her graduate certificate in ABA from Antioch University in 2016 and is licensed as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA).
Heather began her extensive career in care giving as a Registered Nurse; working in a variety of health care settings and finishing with 13 years as the School Nurse at Andover Elementary/Middle School in Andover, New Hampshire. Although she has retired her RN career her medical background has proven to be a welcome asset.
While she gained her BS Degree in Health Education from Granite State University, Heather began her pursuit of a certificate in Positive Behavioral Intervention Systems [PBIS] and her M.Ed. from Plymouth State University. Following her M.Ed. graduation, Heather became a behavior specialist working with a variety of school venues providing behavioral intervention services for schools, children and families.
In 2014, Heather Hill began her work as an ABA Therapist while completing the certificate program with Antioch University in Keene, New Hampshire.
In addition to running business operations with her partner, Heather provides direct behavioral ABA services in family’s homes, the community, and schools. She has over 30 years of experience working with families in the home, and community settings. Heather has extensive experience working as a behavior liaison between home, school, and medical practitioners to support families of children with disabilities.
She has presented numerous workshops; topics include Autism, ADHD, ABA training, and Behavior interventions for teachers and staff in area schools. She has 20 years of experience facilitated parent education groups on a variety of topics for parents of children of all ages.
She brings knowledge and expertise regarding the use of incidental teaching, natural environment teaching, verbal behavior, and ABA techniques.
When Heather isn’t working she is enjoys the ocean, and spending time with her family including eight grandchildren.
Erica Jarvis, MS, BCBA
Erica Jarvis is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). She graduated from the University of Georgia in 2021, with a M.S. in Applied Behavior Analysis. While in school she gained experience working in the University of Georgia’s Center for Autism and Behavioral Education Research (CABER) classrooms. There she worked in a collaborative environment assisting teachers and staff with providing ABA services in an educational setting to students ages 3- 11 years old.
Prior to starting her master’s, Erica earned her B.S. in Wellness in 2009, with minors in Coaching, Education and Psychology. She has many years of experience working with children of all ages in a variety of settings, ranging from a lead preschool teacher to coaching sports. Erica then served as an active duty soldier for four years, working for the United States Army at a number of different hospitals.
Erica has a wide range of experience both professionally and personally that she brings to her work. She is originally from Maryland but has lived all across the country. She is excited to bring her family to New Hampshire and make it their new home. Her two boys motivate her continually to grow and bring her best to life.
Christi Wilson, MS, BCBA
Christi has had experience working with various age groups, settings, diagnoses and behavioral presentations throughout her career. She worked for 3 years at NECC, on both the Staff Intensive Unit with teenage girls, and then the preschool program. Following this experience and graduation from the masters program, Christi relocated to NH and spent almost 7 years working for Becket Family of Services in the Pike, NH area. Being the only BCBA in the company, Christi worked to bring ABA into the residential facilities, working with troubled youth, primarily teenage boys.
As a Clinical Director within the BFS system, Christi enjoyed developing systems to better support both client and faculty outcomes. When Christi isn’t working, she enjoys being a cheerleader for her kid’s sports. Her kids would tell you her favorite thing to do is snuggling on the couch with them and her husband.