Director of Behavioral Services, Board Certified Behavior Analyst, RDI® Certified Consultant
Brian Bovino earned his B.A at the University of Massachusetts with a double major in Economics and Finance. He graduated with his Master’s degree in Applied Behavior Analysis from Ball State University and is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). Brian is also a Relationship Development Intervention (RDI) Consultant in Training.
Brian began his work with families and children with Autism Spectrum Disorder in 2004. Prior to starting at the Family Guidance and Therapy Center, Brian specialized in educating parents on how build consistency in parenting practices. He also worked with parents to improve their confidence and helped them explore new learning opportunities available in everyday activities. Brian is passionate about helping parents become an active part in their child’s learning and development. He believes that through everyday routines and leisure activities, each moment is a potential learning opportunity and can be made enjoyable. Since working at Family Guidance and Therapy Center, Brian has worked with families on ways to create more meaningful relationships.
Brian has worked in a multitude of settings including public, private, and charter schools, as well as providing direct care services in home, clinics, and community based settings. Brian has worked with many different populations including individuals in the Special Olympics, juvenile probation, short-term residential facilities, and the healthcare field. Brian lives in San Diego with his wife, daughter and golden retriever.