Meet Our Administrative Team
Karelix Alicea, M.S., BCBA, ITDS, Founder / President
Karelix Alicea founded Lotus Behavioral Interventions in 2009. She is also the co-founder of the Miami Association for Behavior Analysis (MiABA) and the Executive Director of The Lotus Children (TLC), a non-profit dedicated to allocating ABA therapies and resources to underprivileged children with autism throughout the world. She is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and Infant Toddler Developmental Specialist (ITDS) who has dedicated her life to working with children on the autism spectrum since 2001. Miss Alicea received both her bachelor's and master's degrees in psychology with a specialization in behavior analysis under the direction of the esteemed Dr. Jacob L. Gewirtz at Florida International University and is currently in the process of completing an Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership and Applied Behavior Analysis from Nova Southeastern University with an anticipated graduation date in 2020.
ANGELA YUSTY, B.A., ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTOR
Janyl Martinez, CBCS, Billing & Collections Specialist
Jose Guerrero, B.A., Administrative Specialist
Jose has been a valued member of the Lotus administrative team since February of 2021. His full bio is coming soon!