Sam Smalley is a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst who has been in the field for three and a half years. She earned her Masters degree in Behavior Analysis and Therapy from Southern Illinois University Carbondale where she worked with adults in crisis, lead a young-adult Acceptance and Commitment Therapy group, and supported young adults with disabilities at a center for learning job placement and independent living skills. Sam moved to Colorado after graduate school to follow her passion of working with people with special needs. Since being in Colorado, she has enjoyed taking her dog on hikes, for long car rides to see the mountains, and to the local dog parks. Sam also enjoys Netflix binging, attempting Pinterest projects, and trying to cook new vegetarian recipes.