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           Meet The Team            

Larry Humphreys, M.A. BCBA
Executive Director/Owner

Larry is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), with over 17 years of experience in working with individuals with Autism/Special Needs and their families. He founded Behavioral Autism Therapies (B.A.T.) with the desire to enhance the quality of life of individuals with Autism/Special needs and their families. His ultimate goal is to make a difference in these individuals’ lives by providing high quality behavioral intervention services and implementing effective Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) strategies.

Prior to starting his own agency, Larry started his career as a co-teacher for Julie Ann Singer in West Los Angeles. He then worked for other agencies as a behavioral therapist and clinical supervisor. He was responsible for developing the behavioral program for the special education department at the Burbank Unified School District. As a behavior analyst, he was also part of the team that developed the original behavioral program for the dual diagnosed/mentally ill unit of College Hospital in Cerritos, CA. He is currently an adjunct professor for the Applied Behavior Analysis Certification Program at National University in Ontario, CA

Larry received his Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology from Pepperdine University and his Certification in Applied Behavior Analysis from National University.

Mia Humphreys, MBA
Administrative Director/Owner

Mia is responsible for overseeing the administrative and business operations of B.A.T. Mia has over 22 years of experience in the financial services industry, as a retiree for the largest bank and trust company in the country. Through her various positions with this bank, her primary focus was providing the highest level of service to her clients and helping them achieve their financial goals. She has worked with mass affluent and high net worth individuals in various professions, including real estate investors, doctors, attorneys, CPAs, corporate executives, entrepreneurs, entertainers, etc. Through her years of experience in the corporate world, she developed strong interpersonal skills, learned the business/financial operations of a large financial institution, and gained knowledge in organizational behavior.

She received her Bachelor’s of Arts Degree in Economics (with minor studies in Music) from California State University, Fullerton and Master’s of Arts Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from Pepperdine University.

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