Whitney K. Aulston is a native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and is the CEO/Founder and lead Behavior Specialist of LEAF Behavior Support, LLC, located in Virginia Beach. Whitney earned her BA in Sociology from South Carolina State University, a Masters of Arts & Teaching from Liberty University, and has taken coursework in Applied Behavior Analysis from Saint Joseph’s University & Capella University. Whitney has been endorsed as a PBS- F, which is a Positive Behavior Support Facilitator recognized in the state of Virginia since 2017. Whitney serves on the endorsement board for Positive Behavior Support Facilitators with the Public Partnership under Virginia Commonwealth University. Whitney’s personal philosophy of education is that all education is special education; all people have the ability to learn once their style of learning is discovered. Whitney has worked at various schools and facilities including New Hope Treatment Centers, Sheppard Pratt Health System, The Children’s Guild and has served as a Family Consultant for various Autism Waiver providers across the state of Maryland.
Whitney also provides various training to corporations seeking to increase their knowledge and awareness of mental health challenges and other disabilities. These training courses have extended to behavior health organizations that desire to receive professional development for their internal team members, and DBHDS licensed organizations that need support meeting behavior competency and other requirements.
Whitney is the author of 5 books. The most popular books include “A Happy Lemon Combo (Mindset Shifting Lessons Through Life’s Bitter Moments & A Happy Lemon Workbook) and, “Antecedents, Behaviors, & Consequences: A Person-Centered Behavior Tracking Log”. When Whitney isn’t working or advocating for those whose voices are often hidden, she enjoys spending time with her husband, children and striking up conversations with new people over a cup of tea.
Mary is a Logistics Officer for the United States Army. She currently serves as a Company Commander responsible for the health and welfare of 141 Soldiers and their families. She ensures that her Soldiers are ready to support this Country whenever they are called upon. She has served in the United States Army for 12 years. Mary has served in Korea, Hungary, and Afghanistan. She has been honored and recognized for her dedication to service and has received several awards and decorations. Most notable is the Bronze Presidential Volunteer Service Medal.
Mary received her bachelor’s degree in business management from South Carolina University. She has also graduated from several military schools to include the Army Logistics University as a Master Logistician. Mary has three beautiful children, Riley 5, Ryder 2, and Gabrielle 8 months. Mary’s husband Darryl is an engineer and looks forward to supporting his new family as well. Mary has learned over the years that service is a lifelong commitment, and she is most fulfilled when she is serving others. As she prepares to exit the military in the next few years, she was searching for a position that would allow her to continue to serve people and she believes she’s fulfilled that in becoming an owner of We Rock the Spectrum!
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