Hellen Adedipe M.A., BCBA, LBA, Founder and Clinical Director, is a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst and has been in working within field of Autism since 2002. She is the founder and clinical director of The Reason For HOPE, which she opened as a solo provider in 2008. She had a vision of building a Christian therapy center that focused on changing the lives of children and their families. She is grateful that it is now a reality. After graduating with a bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University of North Texas in 2004, she attended the University of Houston Clear Lake, where she obtained her master's degree in Psychology, with a specialization in Applied Behavior Analysis in 2007. While in graduate school, Ms. Hellen enjoyed early childhood intervention and chose that to be her primary area of interest. Ms. Hellen has many years of experience teaching children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, in a variety of clinic and in-home environments. Parent training, teaching necessary skills to better help their child and improve their family's overall quality of life, is an area that Ms. Hellen also finds rewarding. When not in the office, Ms. Hellen is a certified Barre instructor, enjoys working in her yard and a bowl of Blue Bell ice cream.