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Christina is the Program Director for LIFE Behavior Consulting. Christina is dedicated to making sure our clients have everything they need to succeed. Christina earned her Master's degree in Professional Counseling at Georgia State University and a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Kennesaw State University. Christina is a Certified PEERS Provider for Young Adults and PEERS Telehealth.
During graduate school, Christina spent time providing domestic violence and sexual assault counseling at the Northwest YWCA and parent training skills at the Marcus Center. Christina spent many years working in management for Maternal and Infant Support Services at a hospital system serving adolescents and adults.
As Program Director with LIFE, Christina enjoys coaching young adults as they grow their confidence while building a set of tools to increase social success and independence!
Meredith holds a Master's Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from Georgia State University and a bachelor's degree in Psychology from Pennsylvania State University. She is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor and a Certified PEERS for Young Adults Provider, School Based Provider, and Telehealth provider. Meredith loves working with people with Neurodiverse brain styles to help them learn the skills to build their confidence and independence in working on their goals in life, whatever those may be. Meredith's specialty is helping her clients uncover their strengths and how to apply the skills they are learning out in the real world. She is an advocate for Neurodiversity in the workplace and believes that anyone who has the desire to work CAN work and be successful with the right supports.
She has previously worked at the Marcus Autism center in the Community Autism Program, and has done parent and provider training for the Center for Leadership in disability at Georgia State University in programs with Babies Can't Wait and Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency.
Renee Ferrari is the Director of Career Development at Life Behavior Consulting. Renee specializes in career services and is an advocate for neurodiversity, inclusion, diversity, LGBTQIA+, accessibility, and
dyslexia awareness. Her career includes over ten years of experience in state, private, and non-profit sectors. Renee assists clients with obtaining meaningful employment and provides them with the skillsets necessary to locate and procure a position in their ideal career.
Brandan is a Personal Development Professional at LIFE Behavior. He graduated in 2017 with a bachelor's degree in Psychology from Georgia Gwinnett College. In 2017 Brandan took one of the classes in the PEERS curriculum and fell in love with the program. After completing this course, he took a PEERS Certification course taught by Dr. Laugeson, who created the PEERS curriculum, and received his PEERS certification. Brandan joined LIFE Behavior in 2018 and specializes in supporting young adults and teens with independent living and social skills.
Stewart Jaunsen is a Personal Development Professional with Life Behavior Consulting. She attended Agnes Scott College in Decatur, GA, graduating Magna Cum Laude with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. Stewart found a passion for instructing and helping individuals develop new skill sets through years of teaching beginner Irish dancing. She believes that everyone has the capacity to learn and grow and endeavors to bring the same enthusiasm and creativity in teaching social and career skills with Life Behavior.
Autumn is a Personal Development Professional for LIFE Behavioral Consulting. She is currently working to complete her Bachelor's degree in Sociology, with a minor in Psychology, at Georgia State University. She has previously done work as a Registered Behavioral Technician, and holds her related certification with the BACB. Autumn found her passion in assisting others to develop their skills and improve their lives working as a volunteer recreational soccer coach when she was fifteen years old. Since then, she has sought out opportunities to work directly with others to help themselves in the home, school, afterschool, and clinical setting. She has a particular passion for helping those on the Autism Spectrum, as she has family members who have been diagnosed, and she has seen how a lack of support can affect their overall quality of life.
Ben is a Personal Development Professional at Life Behavior Consulting. As a Summa Cum Laude graduate from Georgia State University, he earned a bachelor's degree in psychology, and possesses a deep understanding of the human mind and behavior. It was through his own journey of overcoming personal challenges, that Ben realized his passion for helping others. He brings a dynamic energy and unwavering commitment to every client interaction, believing that everyone has potential for growth when provided with the right care and assistance.
Tiffany Beverley, LIFE's Social Media Administrator, graduated from Georgia State University with a Bachelor's degree of Arts in journalism. She joined LIFE Behavior in May 2022 as a social media administrator. Tiffany has had previous experience working in social media and writing for Screen Rant, a website dedicated to pop culture. Tiffany is very passionate about her work and enjoys putting her creative talents to use in the realm of social media!
Philip Landrum graduated with a bachelor's degree in Finance and Economics from Mississippi University. He was working in the field of finance when he decided to change paths and accept the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of people with disabilities. Philip has completed the PEERS for School Providers training with Dr. Laugeson. He has been providing social coaching for Young Adults and is an experienced PEERS for Young Adults social skills group leader. Philip has an enthusiasm for helping clients access potential sources of friends to help them gain inclusion in their community, make and maintain friendships, and learn how to have successful relationships with co-workers.
Kristina Fredericksen, M.S., LPC, CRC, PVE, NCC
Kristina provides vocational evaluation and rehabilitation counseling services at LIFE. As a career specialist, Kristina, helped individuals with disabilities receive and maintain employment. She enjoyed helping others be apart of the community and for the individual to contribute to their community. Kristina had many successes and positive experiences as a career specialist. During her internship at a private practice, she helped develop a business relationship with a Georgia VR office and the private practice. The VR office provided the practice referrals for counseling, comprehensive vocational evaluations, and social and adjustment groups. Kristina enjoyed working with VR clients so much that she has decided to open up a practice, specifically to work with Georgia’s Vocational Rehabilitation Agency and clients in and around the Metro-Atlanta area.