Meet The Team
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SHIRI BARTMAN 
Shiri Bartman, M.A., C. Psych. Assoc. (Supervised Practice), BCBA​
Shiri Bartman has a Masters degree in Counseling Psychology and is a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst. Shiri has been working with children and young adults diagnosed with autism for 20 years in both the public and private sector providing direct service, clinical supervision, staff training, and consultation both in Canada and Internationally. She has served on the Board of Directors of the Ontario Association for Behaviour Analysis in a variety of positions over the last ten years as Secretary as well as the chair of the annual ONTABA conference. Shiri is part time faculty at George Brown College and teaches a variety of courses in the Autism and Behavioral Science Program. Shiri is currently in the process of registering with the College of Psychologists as a Psychological Associate.
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Tanya Pausch
Business Manager
Tanya brings to Shining Through a deep understanding of the unique needs and challenges of the not-for-profit sector.  
Over the past 15 years, Tanya has worked in increasingly senior roles with Second Harvest, Canada’s largest food rescue organization.  Most recently, as Director of Finance and Administration, Tanya has overseen the development of operational strategy, while managing the day-to-day operations and activities of administration, human resources, finance and facilities management.
Tanya has been instrumental in developing strategic plans and implementing new processes, systems and organizational infrastructure while ensuring the budget, staff and priorities were aligned with the core mission.  
Tanya excels in progressive and changing organizations with a ‘can do ‘attitude, and brings the same level of passion and competency to Shining Through.
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Eva Lattanzio M.ADS., BCBA
Clinical Supervisor

Eva has been a member of the Shining Through team since December 2011 and has been a Supervising Therapist since November 2014. She has completed her Bachelor of Science with Specialized Honors in Psychology from York University. She has a Masters in Applied Disability Studies with specialization in Applied Behaviour Analysis from Brock University. She became a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst in September 2016. 
Eva has been working in the field of Applied Behaviour Analysis with children and adolescents for over five years. She has experience delivering and supervising one-to-one intensive behaviour intervention (IBI) programs for individuals with a variety of learning needs. She has experience conducting behavioural assessments, developing individualized education plans, designing and implementing skill acquisition and behaviour reduction programs and staff training. 
Eva has attended workshops and conferences led by professionals in the field such as Vincent Carbone, Gregory Hanley, Robert and Lynn Koegel, John Rapp, Peter Gerhardt and Rick Kubina. 
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Stephanie Cistrone, M.ADS., BCBA
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Supervising Therapist


Stephanie Cistrone has been with the Shining Through Centre since 2014. She completed her Bachelor of Science degree at The University of Waterloo in 2012 and earned her post-graduate certification in Autism and Behaviour Science at George Brown College in 2014. Stephanie recently completed her Masters of Applied Disability Studies with specialization in Applied Behaviour Analysis from Brock University. 
Jaime Santana M.ADS., BCBA
Supervising Therapist

Jaime Santana has been an Instructor Therapist with Shining Through since May 2016 and a Supervising Therapist since July 2017. He has an undergraduate degree in psychology and a Masters degree in Applied Disability Studies with a focus on Applied Behaviour Analysis and completed his BCBA in November 2017.
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Rosemary Tamburini M.ADS., BCBA
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Supervising Therapist
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Rosemary Tamburini has been with Shining Through since September 2014. She received her undergraduate degree from Brock University in Child and Youth Studies and continued to pursue her Masters in Applied Disability studies with a concentration in Applied Behaviour Analysis and completed her BCBA in November 2017.
Tara Weir RECE, BCaBA
Supervising Therapist
Tara Weir is the Supervising Therapist at the Shining Through Centre’s Streetsville Campus. She has been part of the team since 2009 and has been a Supervising Therapist since 2012.

Tara’s background includes a diploma in Early Childhood Education from George Brown College, combined with a post-graduate certificate in Autism and Behavioural Science from Seneca College. She is a Registered Early Childhood Educator (RECE) as well as a Board Certified Assistant Behaviour Analyst (BCaBA). Tara works closely with the staff of the Streetsville Children’s Centre and Academy to provide an integrative experience for many of our learners. Tara has been working with children with a variety of developmental needs for over 10 years. She has experience developing and implementing skill acquisition programs and behaviour reduction plans. She has worked in a variety of educational environments including classroom and one-to-one settings. She also has experience providing clinical supervision, and administering developmental assessments.

Tara has attended workshops, and conferences with a variety of professionals in the field. She is currently a member of the Ontario Association for Behaviour Analysis (ONTABA), and Association for Behaviour Analysis International (ABAI).
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Romy Rewald
Supervising Therapist
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Romy Rewald has been with Shining Through since October of 2016. She received her BA in Kinesiology from Western University and then continued to complete the Autism and Behavioural Sciences program at George Brown College. She is currently pursuing her Masters in Applied Disability Studies with a focus on Applied Behaviour Analysis at Brock University. She is working towards completing her BCBA after graduating end of 2018.
Romy has worked with a variety of children and adults with various special needs. Specifically, she has worked in IBI for the last three years
  
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Leticia Toro, BCaBA
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Leticia Toro is a BCaBA with over 10 years of experience in the field of Autism and Applied Behaviour Analysis. She has completed her BSc in Psychology at Trent University, Autism and Behavioural Science Technology at George Brown College, and is currently in the last stages of the MA in Professional Behaviour Analysis program at Florida Institute of Technology. She has worked with individuals across the lifespan and a wide range of skill levels. Leticia has supervised Early Intensive Intervention and Academic Programs, programs focusing on the reduction of severe problem behaviour, and created and supervised the Learn to Live program for adolescents and young adults, at Shining Through Centre. She has implemented programs based on the ABLLS-R, VBMAPP, PEAK, and Essentials for Living amongst others.
Leticia is extremely passionate about helping others, doing so by staying current in the field of ABA, participating in continuous professional development, and presenting work completed by her and her team. She has participated and presented work at conferences such as ONTABA and IPTC (International Precision Teaching Conference)
  
  
Supervising Therapist
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Stephanie Dvorak

    
Stephanie has been with Shining Through since February 2015. She started as a placement student and was hired full time after completing her placement. She has a Bachelor of Education, as well as an undergraduate degree in Sociology and worked as a teacher for 3 years prior to joining Shining Through. Stephanie has continued her studies by completing the Autism and Behavioural Science program at George Brown College and is accumulating hours towards her BCaBA
  
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