Kristen Kocot, M.A., LMHC

Kristen is the founder and lead consultant for Therapeutic Behavioral Interventions (TBI). Kristen has worked across settings in the mental health arena for over 16 years and has worked with countless clients and their families.  Kristen is best known for her expertise in traumatic brain injury and individuals who present with behavioral challenges.  Kristen is a strong advocate for the highest quality clinical standards possible for individuals served.  Kristen is also a strong family and caregiver support for all clients served.  In her free time, Kristen enjoys spending time with her family and friends, and traveling whenever possible.


Deborah Calvanese, M.A.

Deborah Calvanese is a Behavioral Interventionist and has worked for Therapeutic Behavioral Interventions since 2015. She has her Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology from American International College. Deborah has worked in the mental health field for over 13 years in various settings. She enjoys assisting individuals and their families improve their quality of life and achievie their goals. In her personal time, Deborah enjoys traveling and spending time with family and friends.


Amber Macwhinnie, CTRS, AP-BC, CDP

Amber is a Certified Recreational Therapist, Activity Board Certified, and a Certified Dementia Practioner Professional.  She graduated from Springfield College in 2008 and obtained her certification after graduating.  Throughout her career, Amber has worked with a variety of residents/clients who have behavioral disturbances, psychiatric illness, as well as a range of neurological impairment.  In her free time, Amber enjoys spending with her wonderful family which includes two daughter who keep her on her toes.