Debo’rah Merritt is a Licensed Professional Counselor holding a PhD in Psychology. She has been a clinician for more than 17 years with the past eight years specializing in diagnosis and treatment of Neurodevelopmental disorders including autism spectrum disorders, sensory processing disorders, learning disabilities and ADHD.  Debo’rah has been blessed to experience the unique needs of special needs military families while traveling around the globe with her Air Force spouse and Autistic son. She is not only a strong advocate for Autism treatment but is also an international speaker bringing hope and education to both families and professionals. Debo’rah holds a post doctoral certificate from UNT in ABA and is trained in Floor Time, Nurtured Heart Approach and Play therapy.