OUR TEAM

At EAP, we believe in cultivating a positive and optimistic culture that emphasises child-centricity and integrity at the heart of all that we do. Our team comprises a dynamic group of people who are committed to providing an excellent quality of treatment services of international standards as well as to influencing and impacting our national polices.

FOUNDERS

Dr Glen Sallows

Founder of EAP Malaysia & Wisconsin Early Autism Project

Dr Glen Sallows is the founder of EAP Malaysia as well as our parent company, Wisconsin Early Autism Project. He has been working in the field of autism for over 25 years and has supervised programmes for over 1000 Wisconsin children. He received his doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Oregon and trained with Dr. Ivar Lovaas at UCLA prior to starting WEAP in 1993 with Tamlynn D. Graupner, MS. Dr. Sallows and Dr. Graupner continue to study the effectiveness of ABA therapy and have brought this treatment to children in the U.S., Great Britain, Canada, Central America, Australia and Malaysia.

Dr. Sallows also served as Director of the Youth Counseling Program at the Children’s Psychiatric Center at the Community Mental Health Center in Freehold, New Jersey. He has taught at the University of Wisconsin and in a variety of other forums. He has published and presented nationally and internationally in the areas of child treatment and treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Dr. Sallows is a member of the American Psychological Association, Wisconsin Psychological Association, National register of Health Service Providers in Psychology, and the Autism Society of America.

Dr Tamlynn Graupner

Founder of Wisconsin Early Autism Project and Founder of EAP Malaysia

Dr Graupner is the Founder of EAP Malaysia and our parent company Wisconsin Early Autism Project. She has supervised the administration of therapy programs for over one thousand children. Dr. Graupner completed her Ph.D. in Pediatric Neuropsychology in 2013, studying brain differences in children with autism prior to and following intensive ABA therapy. Dr. Graupner also holds a B.S. in Psychology and Behavioral Science from the University of South Florida, and an M.S. in Early Childhood Development – Early Childhood Administration from the University of Nebraska.

INTERNATIONAL BCBA CONSULTANTS

Kim Knippel

Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA)

Kim Knippel is a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA) from our parent company, Wisconsin Early Autism Project (WEAP), who has 13 years of experience in working with individuals with autism, and developing behavioural intervention plans to increase functional skills and reduce challenging behaviours in hundreds of children with autism.

Kerry Hoops

Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA) and Director of WEAP Green Bay

Kerry Hoops is a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA) from our parent company, Wisconsin Early Autism Project (WEAP). Kerry is also the Director of the Green Bay Clinic of WEAP, who has 19 years of experience in working with hundreds of individuals with autism.

CLINICAL TEAM

Our Clinical Team are passionate individuals who are trained and experienced in bringing the best standards of intensive behavioural treatment to individuals with autism. Members of our team are also currently in the process of receiving our BCBA certification.

Jochebed Isaacs

Director of EAP Malaysia

Jochebed Isaacs serves as Director at EAP Malaysia. She is also a Clinical Psychologist and a Senior Supervisor at EAP Malaysia. She completed her Master of Clinical Psychology at University Kebangsaan Malaysia and her Bachelor of Psychology at Curtin University of Technology.

Jochebed was trained as a supervisor at the Wisconsin Early Autism Project, United States of America under the guidance of Dr. Glen Sallows, Ms. Tamylnn Graupner, and Ms. Michelle Sherman. She has worked with hundreds of children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder in Malaysia, Wisconsin (United States of America), Perth (Australia) and Singapore.

In October 2016, Jochebed Isaacs launched the Hope Project, the non-profit initiative of EAP Malaysia in conjunction with celebrating the company's 10 year anniversary.

Jochebed has also trained parents, therapists, and professionals on a variety of topics including Diagnosing Autism, Introduction to Autism, Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA), Discrete Trial Teaching, Play and Social Skills, Communication & Language, developing positive behavior support plans etc. She has been invited to speak in many different settings in different parts of Malaysia as well as in Cambodia & Brunei. Jochebed also conducts diagnostic evaluations and developmental assessments, which includes IQ, adaptive behavior and language tests.

Jochebed has appeared on the Breakfast Show & the Bella Show on NTV7, Bernama TV, radio stations such as BFM, AFO, Capital FM and Lite FM and been featured in Malaysia’s national newspapers which include the Star, New Straits Times, Berita Harian, Harian Metro, China Press, Sin Chew Jit Poh and other magazines and online newspapers.

Charmaine Koay

Head of Clinical Operations at EAP Malaysia

Charmaine Koay is the Head of Clinical Operations and a Senior Supervisor at EAP Malaysia. Charmaine’s role at EAP includes overseeing the training and development of all clinical staff at EAP and has extensive experience in the area of facilitating training as well as public presentations. She has also been responsible for the planning and execution of EAP’s Annual Conferences. Additionally Charmaine conducts diagnostic evaluations, initial screenings and developmental assessments. Charmaine is currently pursuing her BCBA certification.

Charmaine obtained her Masters of Science in Mental Health from the Middlesex University London and her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Bedfordshire. Charmaine worked in the field of elderly mental health in the UK for four years before returning to Malaysia. Amongst her areas of experience include individualized care planning, quality monitoring (statutory standards) and policy formulation.

Rachel Gomez

Senior Supervisor at EAP Malaysia

Rachel Gomez is a Senior Supervisor at EAP Malaysia. She graduated with a Masters in Clinical Psychology from HELP University having earlier received her Bachelor of Psychology (Hons) also from HELP University. Rachel is currently pursuing her BCBA certification.

As a Supervisor, Rachel oversees individualised Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA) programmes for the children on her caseload, conducts parent trainings and school transitions as well as ensures the quality of the development and training of the therapists on her teams.

Rachel also coordinates and conducts Developmental Assessments for all our clients (e.g. international standardized cognitive, adaptive behavior and language assessments such as the Weschler battery of assessments, the Preschool Language Scale and the Vineland Adaptive Behaviour Scales) which are a part of our treatment programme here at EAP. Rachel also conducts Diagnostic Evaluations and Initial Screenings.

Sarah Woo

Senior Supervisor at EAP Malaysia

Sarah Woo is a Senior Supervisor at EAP Malaysia. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Melbourne, Australia.

As a Supervisor, Sarah oversees individualised Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA) programmes for the children on her caseload, oversees school transitions as well as ensures the quality of the development and training of the therapists on her teams. Sarah has also been involved in the execution of company events and is also responsible for the training of new therapists.

Sarah’s vibrant personality and confident communication skills makes her a crowd favourite at emcee-ing EAP’s events as well as hosting many of EAP’s Resource videos.

Emma Sajidah

Supervisor at EAP Malaysia

Emma Sajidah is a Supervisor at EAP Malaysia. She obtained her Bachelor of Psychology from HELP University, Malaysia.

Emma joined EAP in 2011 and gained experience working with different children on the autism spectrum. Emma has worked as a therapist, team leader and is currently a supervisor at EAP, overseeing individualised ABA programmes for the children on her caseload.

Emma has been involved in the training and development of team members, conducting music classes, as well as the planning and organisation of EAP’s events, in particular our Annual Family Day.

Muhammad Hazim

Supervisor at EAP Malaysia

Hazim is a supervisor at EAP Malaysia. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Human Psychology from Aston University in the UK.

Hazim’s role as a supervisor includes overseeing individualised Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA) programmes for the children on his caseload. Hazim also has prior experience in facilitating social skills group classes, and continues to ensure the ongoing quality of therapists on his teams.

As EAP’s sole male supervisor, Hazim primarily works with the ‘Big Boys’ at EAP, coaching them on topics such as social skills, vocation training, life skills, as well as puberty.

Michelle Yong

Supervisor at EAP Malaysia

Michelle is a supervisor at EAP Malaysia. She graduated with a Bachelor of Psychology from HELP University, Malaysia.

As a supervisor, Michelle oversees individualised Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA) programmes for the children on her caseload. Michelle has experience working with a range of children on the spectrum as a therapist and was also involved in the organization of external events and public presentations.

Michelle is also involved in EAP’s non-profit initiative, The Hope Project, and contributes to the organisation’s creative content as well.

Chau Yu Chen

Supervisor at EAP Malaysia

Yu Chen is a supervisor at EAP Malaysia. She graduated with a Bachelor of Psychology (Hons) from HELP University, Malaysia.

Yu Chen has been involved in multiple autism awareness campaigns organised by EAP Malaysia in various international schools during World Autism Awareness Month. As a supervisor, Yu Chen oversees individualised Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA) programmes for the children on her caseload, as well as ensures the quality and ongoing training of the therapists on her teams.

Together with Charmaine Koay, Yu Chen also pioneered the EAP School programme in 2018 and continues to oversee this key service at EAP.

Evie Tan

Supervisor at EAP Malaysia

Evie is a Supervisor at EAP Malaysia. She is also a qualified Chartered Certified Accountant, who is pursuing her passion to work with children with Autism, and their families.

Evie has gained experience working with different children on the autism spectrum. She has been involved in conducting Social Skills Group Classes, and currently oversees individualised Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA) programmes for the children on her caseload, training of new therapists, planning and organisation of EAP’s events and is involved in the clinical decisions for the organisation’s operations.

Jean Lim

Supervisor at EAP Malaysia

Jean is a Supervisor at EAP Malaysia. She obtained her Masters of Child Psychology from UCSI University, Malaysia.

As an EAP Supervisor, Jean oversees individualised Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA) programmes for the children on her caseload. Jean has experience working with a range of children on the spectrum as a therapist and is also involved in conducting developmental assessments for the children in EAP.

Jean has been involved in the training and development of team members, as well as overseeing the centre’s operations and facilities.

Jolene Chong

Supervisor at EAP Malaysia

Jolene is a Supervisor at EAP Malaysia. She obtained her Master of Science in Mental Health Studies from King's College London, having also graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Royal Holloway, University of London.

As a Supervisor, Jolene oversees the clinical ABA programmes for the children on her caseload, conducts parent trainings locally and provides international consultation to a family overseas. Jolene coordinates the assessments team at EAP, and conducts a variety of developmental or parent assessments for all our clients. She is also the overseeing Supervisor for the Social Skills Group Class, a group programme for EAP's intermediate learners.

Stephanie Wan

Supervisor at EAP Malaysia

Stephanie is a Supervisor at EAP Malaysia. She obtained her Bachelor of Psychology from the University of Manchester, United Kingdom. Stephanie oversees individualised Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA) programmes for the children on her caseload. She has also worked with a wide range of children on the autism spectrum.

Stephanie is also involved in EAP's non-profit initiative, The Hope Project, and contributes to the organisation's creative content as well, including the website, blog and other media resources.

ADMINISTRATIVE TEAM

Our Administrative Team is a multi-disciplinary team that comprises of highly motivated individuals who play a critical role in ensuring the efficiency and management of day-to-day operations, events, finances, processes and core support functions at EAP.

Alice Ang

Admin Executive at EAP Malaysia

Alice is an Admin Executive at EAP Malaysia. Alice is currently completing her Chartered Certified Accountant qualification with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountats (ACCA) and also has several years of work experience in accounting in finance prior to joining EAP.

Alice overseas the administrative processes at EAP, which includes client management and intake, finance, as well as human resources.

Humairah Arshad

Admin Executive at EAP Malaysia

Humairah is an Admin Executive at EAP Malaysia. Humairah manages all enquiries and calls, and is involved in day-to-day operations. She also assists one of our supervisors in scheduling initial appointments and intake.

THERAPY TEAM

Our Therapy Team comprises of young and energetic individuals who are committed to the children in their care. Due to the nature of the job, our therapy team primarily comprises of young staff and degree holders in the field of Psychology, Early Childhood Education or other relevant mental health fields. All our therapists receive EAP’s internal intensive initial training and ongoing supervision to utilise the Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA) approach to deliver treatment to individuals with autism.

Careers at EAP Malaysia

Do you love kids and do you have a passion to make a difference in a child's life? We are looking for energetic individuals who have the right attitude and strength of character for our team!

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