Adrian “AJ” Rodrigue, MA, BCBA, LBA, Director of Therapy and Training, earned her Bachelor of Psychology and Sociology from Loyola University New Orleans and her master’s degree in Behavior Analysis from University of Houston – Clear Lake. Ms. AJ has been with The Reason for HOPE for almost 10 years. Ms. AJ chose to work for The Reason for HOPE after she had the opportunity to work with a little boy diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder and witnessed how the use of ABA therapy helped him break barriers and succeed, academically and socially. Mrs. AJ's primary areas of interest are social behavior and play skills, effective data collection systems, and staff training. Outside of therapy, Mrs. AJ celebrates her time with her husband and three precious kids. She also enjoys coaching Crossfit and being active.