At IRIS Behavioral Health Services, LLC (IRIS BHS), compassionate and quality care is at the heart of everything we do. Our mission is to INSPIRE, RESPECT, IMPACT, and SUPPORT individuals, guiding them towards reaching their full potential through the delivery of high-quality Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) services that truly make a positive difference.
At IRIS BHS, we are dedicated to INSPIRING hope, growth, and positive change is unwavering. We believe in the transformative power of ABA therapy, and we are committed to creating a nurturing and inclusive environment where everyone's potential can flourish.
With RESPECT as the cornerstone of our approach, we honor the uniqueness of each individual, valuing their strengths and supporting their journey towards personal growth and development.
We understand the IMPACT that early intervention and comprehensive ABA therapy can have on the lives of children with autism and other developmental disabilities. From the earliest stages of intervention to adulthood, our caring team walks alongside each individual, offering personalized guidance and support to help them achieve their full potential.
At IRIS BHS, we go beyond the confines of a clinic, extending our services directly to your home and community throughout the state of Connecticut. By integrating therapy into everyday life, we strive to create a better and more enriching experience for both our clients and their families.
Our commitment to quality is paramount. Our skilled professionals are extensively trained to deliver the highest standard of ABA services available. Through evidence-based practices and continuous learning, we ensure that each intervention is tailored to meet the unique needs and goals of every individual we serve.
At IRIS BHS, we pride ourselves on being more than just a behavioral health service provider; we are a SUPPORTIVE community dedicated to nurturing growth, joy, and success for each and every individual we have the privilege to serve.
Founder and Executive Director
Dr. Ashley N. Creem is the Founder and Executive Director of IRIS Behavioral Health Services (IRIS BHS). Dr. Creem has extensive expertise in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and has demonstrated exceptional leadership in establishing and overseeing the operations of two esteemed ABA organizations.
Before establishing IRIS BHS, Dr. Creem held positions, including Clinical Director at Applied Behavioral Strategies and Clinical Manager at Cultivate Behavioral Health and Education. In these roles, she provided clinical guidance to Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs) and successfully managed and supervised ABA operations throughout the state of Connecticut. Additionally, Dr. Creem currently serves as an Adjunct Professor within the M.S. in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) program at Endicott College.
Dr. Creem is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst- Doctoral (BCBA-D) and Licensed Behavior Analyst (LBA/LABA) in Connecticut and Massachusetts. She earned her master's degree in Education in Applied Behavior Analysis from Arizona State University and her Ph.D. in Applied Behavior Analysis from Endicott College.
Dr. Creem's research interests focus on areas such as social skills training and the implementation of evidence-based practices to disseminate quality ABA services. Dr. Creem has numerous publications on teaching social skills and employing evidence-based strategies for individuals diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Her dissertation investigated the effective and efficient teaching of executive function skills relevant to social skills.
Dr. Creem is an active participant in the ABA community and actively advocates for the implementation of compassionate and evidence-based services. She has presented at national conferences and has dedicated five years of involvement with the Connecticut Association for Behavior Analysis (CTABA), further solidifying her commitment to advancing the field.
Dr. Ashley N. Creem's distinguished career, comprehensive expertise, and dedication to promoting the highest standards of ABA make her a respected leader in the field.