About Us

We are a team of passionate mental health professionals and administrative staff dedicated to providing services to children with developmental delays & their families.

We pride ourselves on providing wrap around care. For that reason, we strive to provide as many services to help children and their families get services in one place. We provide Applied Behavior Analysis, and Speech Therapy and Occupational Therapy designed to compliment ABA services. Diagnostic Evaluations, and Social Skills Groups are also available. 

ABS uses technology to assure that goals are being set, sessions are being tracked, and long-term progress is being made. All information is smoothly communicated between the family, doctors, therapists, and consultants involved in care.

Our caring behavioral therapists and consultants are what make this company great. We strive to provide the best care possible to the children and families we serve.

A Proud Team of Over 300 Employees 

ABS has grown to employ over 300 highly skilled Behavioral Therapists, Consultants, Speech Therapists, Occupational Therapists, and admin staff across the country. We continuously work to expand into underserved areas. 

We pride ourselves in exceeding industry expectations with regards to staff retention and training. 


Meet The ABS Executive Team

Jeff Skibitsky, M.A., BCBA, LBA


Jeff received accreditation through the BACB (Behavior Analysis Certification Board). He has worked with the special needs population for 12 years. Jeff has worked in a supervisory role for the past 10 years, within which he has trained therapists and supervisors, and coached parents utilizing a parent training module on effective behavior management.

Kristen Hanson, MBA

VP of Operations, Southeast

Kristen Hanson is the Vice President Of Operations for our South East region. Prior to joining ABS, Kristen held a number of operation focused leadership positions for several multi site healthcare organizations, the most recent being Concentra. Kristen holds an MBA from Southern Oregon University, a BS in Business Administration from CSU Fullerton and holds a Black Belt Six Sigma certification.

Kirk Barton, MBA, JD

General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer

Mr. Barton joined ABS in 2018 and has over 12 years of legal and compliance experience in both the healthcare and technology industries. Mr. Barton is responsible for the management and implementation of all legal affairs for ABS and leads the internal processes for promoting and ensuring ABS’s compliance with laws, regulations, company policies and procedures, and chairing its Compliance Committee.


Krista Fogarty, MAcc, CPA


Krista joined ABS as the Chief Financial Officer in October 2017.  Krista began her career at KPMG, holding senior finance and accounting positions.  She has played a key role in securing private equity, debt financings, and public debt and equity financings.  Krista has extensive experience in private and public (SEC) financial reporting and in managing business operations.  Krista graduated from Utah State University magna cum laude with a degree in Accounting and also earned a Master’s Degree in Accounting (MAcc) from USU.

Dr. Natalie Roth, PhD

Director of Clinical Operations & Utah Clinical Director

Dr. Natalie Roth, PhD (2001; Fuller)  is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist specializing in particularly in childhood neurodevelopment delays. Dr. Roth grew up in Utah and attended the University of Utah. She graduated from the APA approved psychology program at Fuller Theological Seminary following practicum experience at the University of Southern California and an internship at St. John’s Child Development Center in Santa Monica, California. She and her husband returned to the mountains and lifestyle of Salt Lake City in 2002.

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