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How we got started...

The Reilly Behavioral Group, LLC (RBG) was established in 2009. It is a California certified non-public agency (NPA). RBG is a Behavioral Health Center of Excellence (BHCOE) accredited organization and a member of the Council of Autism Service Providers (CASP).

RBG is proud to work with dedicated and skilled clinicians who share a passion for helping our clients live life to its fullest. More than a company, we are like a family. Our team of Clinical Supervisors, Behavior Interventionists, clients and their families work hand-in-hand to achieve meaningful outcomes and quality of life.

Maria Sasaki Reilly, M.P.H., BCBA, President

Maria has been working with children with special needs and their families since 2003. Maria graduated from Santa Clara University, magna cum laude, phi beta kappa, with a B.S. in Sociology and Communications. She has an M.P.H. from Johns Hopkins University with an emphasis in social and behavioral sciences. Maria holds a certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorders from the MIND Institute at UC Davis. She has presented to parent and community groups, as well as at professional conferences. Maria has taught at the graduate level, at the University of West Florida and at Santa Clara University. Maria served as the Bay Area regional leader for the CalABA Public Policy Committee.

George Ayala, B.S., RBT Behavioral Intervention Therapist

George earned his B.S. in Psychology from Santa Clara University, and plans to pursue a graduate degree in Clinical Psychology.Prior to joining RBG, he worked with children as a tutor in school settings, which prompted his interest in special education and Autism. George currently provides 1:1 and group behavioral intervention services in home, school, and community settings.

Erin Cervantes, M.S., Clinical Supervisor

Erin has been working with special needs students since 2005. Her love for working with children with special needs began when she began working with students with Autism in an early intervention program. Erin has worked with children of varying exceptionalities and ages, across school, home, clinic, and community settings. Erin received her B.A. in Communicative Disorders and Sciences from San Jose State and holds a M.S. in Special Education, as well as a mild-moderate teaching credential. In addition to her duties at RBG, Erin has been as a special education teacher since 2012. Erin holds a professional concentration certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorders from the UC Davis Mind Institute.

Arna Gupta, B.S., Behavior Interventionist


Trey Johnson, Behavior Interventionist


Paul Murphy, M.A., BCBA, Clinical Supervisor

Paul has been working with children with Autism since 2013. Paul earned his B.A. in Psychology from San Jose State University and M.A. in Applied Behavior Analysis from Ball State University in 2018. As a clinical supervisor Paul creates and maintains behavior plans as well as train staff to implement treatment with fidelity.

Gabi Otto, B.S., RBT, Behavior Interventionist

Gabi has been working with children since 2013, and has worked as a teacher’s assistant, after school program teacher, and health educator. Gabi graduated with a B.S. in Human Services, concentration in psychology, at Walden University in 2017. Gabi has been working at RBG since 2017.

Mark Rodriguez, B.A., RBT, Behavior Interventionist

Mark has been working with individuals with special needs since 2013. He has a B.A. in history, and planned on becoming a history teacher, but fell in love with working with kids on the autism spectrum. Prior to joining RBG, Mark worked in non-public school and in-home settings. Mark plans to pursue his BCaBA certification.

Kevin Scurich, M.A., AMFT, RBT, Lead Behavior Interventionist

Kevin has been working with children with special needs and their families since 2014. Kevin graduated from Santa Clara University with a B.S. in Psychology and Public Health Science, minor in Biology. He also went on to receive his M.A. in Counseling Psychology from Santa Clara University. Kevin is currently a Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (IMF101333) and is soon to receive his full license. He currently manages the RBG Internship program, allowing college students an opportunity to gain experience with ABA. In addition to his duties at RBG, Kevin also works as a therapist specializing in working with Traumatized Youth and the LGBTQ+ community.

Mary Touli, B.A., Office Manager

Mary has been working in the education field since 1999. She has a BA in Business Management Economics from USCS, and is a California Credentialed teacher for multiple subjects. Her teaching experience specialized in ESL, Special Ed, and reading intervention. She has also worked for educational companies in administrative support roles. Mary currently assists with administrative support and office duties at RBG.

Katelyn Tyler, B.A., RBT, Behavioral Interventionist

Katelyn (Katie) earned her B.A. in Sociology from Saint Mary's College of California and is planning to earn her M.A. She has been working with special needs children since 2013. She has been a member of the Big Brother's Big Sister's program in Santa Cruz county for 5 years where she provided support in public and private settings to a special needs child. Katie taught Math and English in 2014 to various schools in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Katie has been with the team for 5 years and currently provides 1:1 and group services in schools, homes, and the community, facilitates social skills groups, and assists in the training of new BIs and interns.

Chris Vasquez, M.A., Clinical Supervisor

Chris has been working with children on the Autism Spectrum since 2013. He graduated from San Jose State University with a B.A. in Psychology and holds an MA. in Education from National University. Chris is currently working toward BCBA certification. Chris oversees school-based programs, trains and mentors BIs and interns, assists in assessments and the development of clients’ treatment plans, and provides behavioral intervention in home, school, and community settings.