Heidi Eilers



Heidi Eilers

Assistant Department Chair

  • Campus:
  • San Diego, CA
Applied Behavior Analysis
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
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San Diego, CA 92101
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Dr. Eilers received her doctorate in Behavior Analysis from the University of Nevada, Reno. She has over 20 years of experience working with a variety of populations including children and adults with developmental disabilities, severe behavior problems, mental health, brain injury, and gerontology. Dr. Eilers has also worked as an Organizational Behavior Management Consultant to several organizations. She has extensive experience and training under the direction of Dr. Abernathy on the development and implementation of scorecards in organizations. Dr. Eilers has contributed to research and conceptual/theoretical analyses in diverse areas, including sexual assault and prevention, domestic violence, psychoneuroimmunology (classical conditioning of the immune system), modified functional analyses, non-contingent reinforcement, learning assessments, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, complexity theory, and Interbehaviorism. Her current interests include complex human behavior and Relational Frame Theory/Acceptance and Commitment Training.

Education History
Degree Institution Year
Ph.D. Psychology/Behavior Analysis University of Nevada, Reno, NV 2010
MA Psychology/Behavior Analysis University of Nevada, Reno, NV 2001
BA Psychology University of Nevada, Reno, NV 1998
Professional Memberships
Role Organization
Full Member Association of Behavior Analysis International
Member California Association for Behavior Analysis
Member Association for Contextual Behavioral Science
Board Certified Behavior Analyst-Doctoral
Areas of Expertise
Area Expertise
Applied Behavior Analysis Assessment/Analysis
Autism Spectrum / Developmental Disorders
Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention
Education/Special Education
Functional Analysis
Functional Behavior Assessment
Instructional Design
Intellectual Disabilities
Organizational Behavior Management
Other Developmental Disorders
Preference Assessments
Problem Behavior Reduction
Self-Injury and Other Challenging Behaviors
Skill Development
Verbal Behavior/Language Acquisition