Our staff consists of professionals such as BACB Board - Board Certified Behavior Analysts, Registered Behavioral Technicians, QABA Board- Qualified Autism Services Practitioner Supervisors, ABA Technicians and Texas Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselors, with bachelors, masters, and doctorate degrees in psychology, education, and counseling. Our staff has over 20 years of combined experience working with children and adults diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Substance use disorders.. We have therapists that speak fluently in both English and Spanish.

Our ABA Team Supervisors

Kaci Smith
BACB - BCBA Supervisor

Kaci is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst who currently works directly with children in the community environments and supervises and implements behavior plans.




Erica Jimenez
QABA Board - QASP-Supervisor

Erica is a QABA Board Assistant Supervisor who currently works directly with children in the community and other naturalistic environments. She implements behavior plans prepared by the BCBA Supervisor.  She is currently working on completing her master's degree in Applied Behavior Analysis.




Johnny R. Ybarra

 CEO & Founder

 M.S. /  Psy. D Candidate


QABA Board - QASP-Supervisor



 Sergio Gonzalez

  QABA Board - QASP-Supervisor

   M.S / Ph.D. Candidate

Mr. Johnny Ybarra is a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor  in the state of Texas and obtained national certification with NAADAC as a Master Addiction Counselor and is DOT-SAP certified.  He obtained a bachelors degree and masters degree in psychology. He has over 11 years of experience working with substance abuse and mental health populations and 9 years of experience working with children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families.  He has implemented ABA programs in clinical and in-home/school environments.


Mr. Ybarra is a doctoral candidate at University of the Rockies and is specializing in criminology and justice studies.  He is an associate member of the American Psychological Association, professional member of NAADAC - the Association for Addiction Professionals and Texas Association of Addiction Professionals. 

Mr. Ybarra is passionate about helping children and families and is an advocate for his two nephews diagnosed with autism and for other children, individuals and families.  Mr. Ybarra conducts Return to Work Assessments as a DOT-SAP in San Antonio, New Braunfels and the surrounding areas.  His hobbies include: traveling, photography, reading, wellness, and staying current with technology.

Mr. Sergio Gonzalez graduated from Capella University with a masters degree in psychology.  He is currently working on his PhD in psychology and obtained his certification as a QABA Board Qualified Autism Services Practitioner. 


Mr. Gonzalez has over 8 years of experience working directly with children diagnosed with autism specturm disorder in both the clinical and natural environment settings.  His academic specializations consist of: neuropsychology , assessment, Self Injurious Behavior, and repetitive behavior.  Mr. Gonzalez is an Assistant Behavior Analyst for the Behavioral Support Center.

Our Offerings

Our team of professionals  use various  behavior  analytical  approaches such as  Discrete Trial Training, Natural Environment  Teaching  and Verbal  Behavior along with other ABA methods, geared towards helping individuals with autism and other disabilities.  

Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselors use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Reality Therapy to assist individuals with substance use disorders.  Substance use assesssments are implemented and treatment plans are individualized to meet the needs of the client, their family, and friends.

Our Mission

The Behavioral Support Center will aim to support individuals diagnosed with autism and other behavioral challenges such as problems with alcohol and drug use in order to help promote independence, social skills, generalization of acquired skills across all environments, and a positive quality of life.



8546 Broadway Bldg. C Ste. 200

San Antonio, TX 78217


(210) 714-2741

Fax: 210.547.7984

ABA Therapy for San Antonio, SAP-DOT San Antonio, Substance Abuse Counseling San Antonio..

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