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Get to Know Our Founder & 
Our Mission



Catey Rice,


Hi! My name is Catey Rice. I am a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), a Licensed Behavior Analyst in Wisconsin and Arizona, a Certified Ohio Behavior Analyst, and an International Behavior Analyst.

I have a Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction: Applied Behavior Analysis and a Master of Science in Family and Human Development. I am currently working on my Doctorate of Psychology in Clinical Psychology: Criminology and Justice Studies.

I have been working in the field of Applied Behavior Analyst (ABA) for eight years. I started my journey in ABA working as a parent educator in 2016. After becoming an accredited Triple P (Positive Parenting Program) provider, I found my passion in ABA. I then pursued my master's in ABA and received supervision under phenomenal mentors in the field. I became a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) in January 2023. I am passionate about continuing education and am continually learning and growing. I have a passion for teaching and using ABA principles to provide compassionate, trauma-assumed care to children with special abilities and their families..

On a personal level, I am a mom of three boys, a cranberry grower/firefighter wife, a musician, a photographer, a graphic designer, and an educator. 


Play Based Learning & Compassionate Care

Bright Connections is dedicated to helping improve the lives of individuals with special abilities and their families, by using an evidence and play-based, individualized, and compassionate approach to decrease challenging behaviors by increasing communication skills, independent living skills, social skills, and play skills.

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