Freya Hunter, M.Sc
Owner, Director

Freya Hunter is the owner and director of Autism Behavioural Service Inc. Freya has both a Bachelor of Arts in Social Work and Psychology from the University of Waterloo and a Master's of Science in Psychology from the University of Pheonix. She has over 20 years experience within the autism field, supporting children, teens, and adults. In 2007, Freya opened Autism Behavioural Services and has since built two successful clinics in Fergus and Orangeville, serving both Wellington and Dufferin Counties. Freya is a dedicated and passionate professional who believes that all children should be given the opportunity to develop to their fullest potential. 

 

Haley Payne, M.Ed., BCBA
Clinical Supervisor

Haley has been working in the field of ABA since 2011 and has been practicing as a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst since 2014. Haley holds Bachelor degrees from the University of Guelph (Applied Science, Child, Youth and Family) and Brock University (Education) as well as  a Master of Education (Curriculum and Instruction, Applied Behaviour Analysis) from Arizona State University. Haley has experience working with children and adults with autism and developmental disabilities in both clinic and community based settings in intensive and consultative roles. In her free time Haley enjoys spending time at the cottage, going for hikes and going to the gym. 

Emily Richard, B.A
Senior Therapist

Emily supports both locations as a Senior Therapist. Emily  has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Guelph, an Autism Behavioural Science Certificate from Algonquin College and is currently pursing a Master's degree.  She is certified in Nonviolent Crisis Intervention (CPI) as well as Level C CPR. Emily has over 5 years experience working with children with autism and learning disabilities and has been working in the field of ABA since 2017. Emily is currently exploring options to further pursue her education and experience in ABA. In her spare time, Emily enjoys spending time with her friends, family and most importantly her cat. She also enjoys going on hikes and shopping. When asked what she loves most about her job, she shared that she loves the kids, specifically, the opportunity to help them learn, develop and grow as individuals!

Alicia Way
Lead Instructor Therapist

Alicia is a graduate of the Child and Youth Care Practitioner program at Georgian College and has been working with children on the autism spectrum for the past 2.5 years. Alicia is CPI certified and is a lead therapist at our Orangeville site. In her free time, Alicia enjoys going out on her boat and walking her dog Klo. Alicia's favourite part of her job is watching the children she works with grow and learn everyday. She loves how rewarding it is to watch each child progress.

 

Raman Gill
Instructor Therapist

Raman has a Sociology Degree from York University and a diploma in Autism and Behavioural Science from George Brown College. Raman has been working with children for 8 years and working with children with ASD for almost three years. Outside of work, Raman loves to read, watch movies and be outside enjoying the weather! When asked what she loves most about her job, Raman shared, I’ve always loved being around kids which was one of the reasons I chose this field of work. I really enjoy watching and being a part of the small accomplishments each child makes!

Chloe Galbraith
Instructor Therapist

Chloe has been an Instructor Therapist at ABS Inc since 2017. Chloe has a Personal Support Worker diploma and is trained in Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (Crisis Prevention Institute). In her time off, Chloe can be found playing hockey and baseball. When asked what she loves most about her job, Chloe shared " I love how rewarding this job is, when one of our kids reaches a milestone that they have been working on! Also, how everyday is a learning experience here. All my lovely coworkers make this field loveable!"