Our Staff


At Applied Behavior Learning Center all of our therapists are RBT certified or pursuing their RBT. Our team strives to set a higher standard in autism intervention by providing each of our clients with individualized evidence based treatment. Our staff is passionate about providing the highest level of care to every client.

Please continue reading below to meet our ABLC staff members!



Malena Scalise, M.A., BCBA
Chief Executive Officer

Malena Scalise is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst with a Master’s Degree in Psychology.  Malena takes an active role in training therapists, writing programs, and raising funds for ABLC.  In addition, she evaluates the children on a regular basis to ensure that all progress at a successful rate.  She has over 17 years of experience working with children with autism by utilizing the Applied Behavior Analysis Model.

Jimmie Jordan, MS, BCaBA
Director of Operations

Jimmie holds a Master’s degree in Psychology with a specialty in Applied Behavior Analysis and is a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst Assistant (BCaBA). Jimmie is also credentialed to provide Birth to Three Services in West Virginia. She plays an active role at ABLC by overseeing day to day operations, completing assessments and consulting with families and several surrounding school districts. She has 15 years of experience in the field of ABA that includes performing therapy, training and supervising employees, conducting functional assessments, writing positive behavior plans and advocating for children in our area.

Danielle Kolb, BA, BCaBA
 Clinic Director (South Charleston)

Danielle Kolb graduated from WVU with a B.A. in Psychology in 2014. Upon graduating she provided behavioral health treatment to children and adults with varying disorders including ASD. She has been with ABLC since 2015, she completed her coursework and passed her boards to become a BCaBA in 2019. Danielle currently serves as the Clinic Director of our South Charleston location. She conducts assessments, provides family trainings, and provides ABA through WV Birth to Three. She has a strong passion for helping each child reach their maximum potential, and takes pride in working very closely with our BCBA’s, families, and staff to ensure seamless implementation of each child’s individualized treatment plan.

Julianne Tucker, RBT

Julianne Tucker has worked with children and adults with disabilities since 2018. In 2021 she became a Registered Behavior Technician. In her free time Julie enjoys reading and painting.


Jaiden Felty, RBT

Jaiden Felty became a Registered Behavior Technician in 2022. In her free time Jaiden enjoys reading and drawing.


Halie Tolbert, RBT


Prior to working at ABLC Halie worked with children at a preschool. Halie began her career as a Registered Behavioral Technician in 2022. In her free time she enjoys hanging out with her son and watching him grow and learn. 


Victoria “Tori” Wilson, RBT

Victoria “Tori” has been with ABLC since 2022 where she found her passion for working with children with Autism. Tori enjoys shopping, reading, and hanging out with her family.




Jonathan Coleman, RBT

Jonathan Coleman has many years of experience in assisting children and adults doing direct care services. In 2022 he began his journey as a Registered Behavior Technician at ABLC 



Stacie Burgess

Stacie has 11 years of experience working with children. She began her journey with ABLC in 2022 where she has found her passion. Stacie enjoys spending time with her family and grandchildren