Jill Emmerich, BCaBA is a Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst, and a Certified Laughter Yoga Leader. She has over 25 years of experience in the field of autism, developmental disabilities, education, behavioral health, parent training, employee development, and stress management.
Jill is very skilled at developing better communication and social development in people of all ages and levels of ability, including non-verbal and behaviorally-challenged individuals. She works with parents, educators, managers, and individuals to solve life problems more effectively, and manage inappropriate behavior more positively.
While working with challenging children, families, and organizations, Jill learned that laughter is vital to our health and well-being, and is an important way for us to manage our daily life stress. She became a certified Laughter Yoga Leader to better incorporate humor and positive mindfulness into her work, to teach healthy ways of coping with stress, and to help people reconnect with joy in life, regardless of their current circumstances.
She is available for private consultation, facilitates the Positive Behavior Parent Training program, and co-facilitates the Caterpillar Kids Club at Monarch Wellness. She leads a monthly Laughter Yoga and Positive Mindfulness Class with Michelle Falco, and is available for private Laughter Yoga, stress management, and positive behavior workshops for community organizations, or corporate staff development.
“When you laugh, you change, and when you change, the whole world changes around you.”
–Dr. Madan Kataria