ABA Therapy in Antioch, TN
(Opening Late Summer 2024)

The Antioch branch of Wellspring Learning Centers offers expert and caring ABA services tailored to families in the broader Nashville, TN region. Our adept team comprises Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBA) and Registered Behavior Technicians (RBT) dedicated to cultivating an enriching learning environment that encourages progress and advancement in a supportive setting. We are devoted to elevating the ABA journey for preschool-aged children and their families, eagerly anticipating the opportunity to assist your child in reaching their utmost potential.

Wellspring Antioch ABA center

Antioch ABA Center

With a generous, expansive layout spanning 7,700 square feet, our new branch in Antioch, TN is crafted for immersive learning experiences. It showcases CedarWorks indoor playscapes alongside premium furniture and toys, providing ample room for group activities, as well as dedicated spaces for one-on-one therapy sessions and peer-to-peer interactions. Additionally, we prioritize security and safety with our entry and exit system.

  • 5233 Harding Place, Suite 5249
  • Nashville, TN 37217
  • 615-236-6399
  • Opening Late Summer 2024
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Wellspring Learning Centers

Our Antioch ABA Services

At our center, we provide a variety of tailored ABA services crafted specifically for preschool children with autism and related disorders. We collaborate closely with you to create a customized treatment plan, catering to your child's distinct needs and aiding them in accomplishing their objectives. Our staff is passionate about assisting children with autism. We firmly believe that with the appropriate support, your child can overcome any challenge they encounter.


Gerardo is a caring and committed behavior analyst. He has dedicated his career to supporting families and children on the spectrum at various capacities. From behavior technician to Director of Operations, he has focused on quality ethical care. He obtained his Masters in ABA from the University of South Florida and has gathered experience throughout the US and Australia.


Dacey Carr is a compassionate and enthusiastic Behavior Analyst and Clinical Director. She has spent the past 10 years ten years working in clinical and leadership positions in Middle Tennessee. Dacey has extensive experience designing and implementing dynamic learning plans for children ages 2-19 in home, clinical, and community settings. She is passionate about bringing teams together to create the best support possible for the tiny humans we serve. Dacey holds a master’s degree in psychology from the University of Phoenix and a graduate certificate in ABA from the University of North Texas.

Our Leadership

Composed of compassionate, seasoned, and driven individuals, our ABA team in Antioch is committed to cultivating a joyful and supportive atmosphere for your child’s growth. Rest assured, our Antioch providers, including BCBAs and RBTs, are devoted to delivering the utmost care and attention to your child.


Eric Yetter has worked in healthcare for virtually his entire career as an advisor, investor, and entrepreneur. In founding Wellspring Learning Centers, he sought to elevate ABA therapy for families in Nashville where he has resided with his wife and, more recently, young children since 2008. Eric earned bachelor’s and juris doctor degrees from Vanderbilt University.


Jim Yetter is a passionate marketer and branding expert who entered the healthcare field after a successful career in the automotive industry. At Wellspring, he focuses on sharing the Wellspring Way with families and prospective employees. Jim earned a bachelor’s degree from Rollins College and an MBA from Michigan State University.


Jessica Hartman spent eight years in Early Childhood Education, and during that time, discovered she had a passion for working with children who have special needs. Three years ago, she found the field of ABA and has been working diligently since then to help clients and their families reach their goals. As office administrator, Jessica sits at the center of our operations to ensure a smooth experience for our families and staff.


Natasha Yores serves as Wellspring’s Authorizations and Credentialing Manager. She excels in establishing and nurturing lasting relationships with our internal and external clients, providers, and payers. Natasha is often the first point of contact for our families and serves as a trusted guide through the admissions process. She holds a bachelor’s degree in public relations from URBE University.


Florence Matthews is a kind and compassionate behavior analyst from Nashville, TN. She has experience as a special education teacher for kids with a variety of different needs and abilities. After teaching for 3 years, she became a behavior analyst and has been working with clients in the school, home, and clinic setting for the past 2 years. She received her master’s in special education and certification in applied behavior analysis from Lipscomb University.


Elysia Mosteller is a BCBA and Clinical Supervisor at Wellspring Learning Centers. Raised with a sibling who required specialized care and currently parenting a daughter with autism, she brings a combination of sensitivity and compassion to her role as a behavior analyst. Elysia earned her master’s degree in ABA from Tennessee Technological University.


Emily Keith is a board-certified behavior analyst at Wellspring Learning Centers. She received her master’s degree in Behavior Analysis at Simmons University in Boston, Massachusetts. She has multiple years of experience working with children diagnosed with autism in early intervention settings. As a Tennessee native, Emily is excited to be part of Wellspring to contribute her knowledge and skills in the field of ABA within Nashville’s diverse community. Emily is not only passionate about helping her clients grow and succeed, but also strives to make a positive impact on the lives of her clients’ families as well.

Our Testimonials

Praise for Our People and Programs

At Wellspring Learning Centers, we highly prioritize input from both our families and fellow professionals in the field. Their testimonials and narratives provide invaluable perspectives on the beneficial impact our ABA therapy programs have on the lives of children and families impacted by autism and related disorders. Experience firsthand how our ABA programs can positively transform your child’s life.
Jessica is organized and friendly and is an amazing RBT and Office Administrator. I love how she cares for her learners by always staying calm during problem behavior, treating them with respect, and providing positive options.

Nancy G.

I’m so blessed and happy I was able to come across WellSpring Learning Center. Their staff are very welcoming and caring. I can see the progress and changes in my child since being at Wellspring.


The Wellspring leadership team is super dedicated to creating the best ABA learning experience in Nashville. They invest in their people, their centers, and their parents to create fun, trust, and progress.

Cara E.

Elysia is a remarkable individual with the rare combination of dedication, knowledge, and interpersonal skills that allow her to flourish with the families and clients she works with.

Christine J.

Wendy creates an effective learning environment in the center that not only helps the children but that they really enjoy. She is extremely passionate about assent-based approaches to ABA learning and the importance of activity scheduling, circle time, and structured independent workstations.

Taylor A.

Gerardo is a phenomenal clinician and excellent BCBA. He demonstrates true enjoyment every day in his practice of ABA and takes advantage of every learning opportunity to teach new skills or shape the clinical repertoire of his team. He is an excellent leader, mentor and collaborator and never misses a chance to lead his team to clinical excellence.

Viviana G.

We recently visited Wellspring and met with both Eric and Gerardo. They were both welcoming and enthusiastic to meet with us. This new clinic was absolutely stunning and very well thought out for both function and therapeutic success. Each room serves a purpose and focuses on specific goals a learner might have in their programming. Their enrollment process and parent support is excellent. We are excited to be able to use Wellspring for therapeutic matching for our clients!

Rachael F.

We Accept a Majority of Insurance Providers

ABA Insurance Coverage

Wellspring Learning Centers is in-network with most major insurance providers and is proud to accept Medicaid. Contact our team to learn more about your ABA therapy coverage and how to use those benefits to support your child’s needs.

Frequently Asked Questions

While a professional autism diagnosis is not mandatory for your child to join our ABA therapy programs, it might be a requirement to utilize your insurance coverage.


Our full-time ABA therapy programs are conducted for 30-40 hours per week, spanning 6-8 hours each day. In contrast, our focused ABA program is tailored to 10-25 hours each week, with daily sessions lasting 2-5 hours. All programs are tailored to your child’s specific needs.


In contrast to conventional preschools, there’s no requirement for your child to be potty trained to join our programs. If your child is facing challenges with toileting, it’s a skill we can actively assist in developing through ABA.


Wellspring Learning Centers places a strong emphasis on the efficacy of positive reinforcement as a core element of ABA therapy. We seamlessly incorporate positive reinforcement techniques into all our programs, aiming to support and motivate children on their developmental path. Our approach involves employing praise, offering age-appropriate toys and items, and integrating meaningful activities tailored to each child.


At Wellspring Learning Centers, our commitment is to deliver outstanding ABA therapy experiences for children, families, and employees. We uphold the highest standards of professionalism in every facet of our operations. Recognizing the crucial role parents play in their child’s ABA journey, we prioritize forging strong partnerships between our staff and families. Through this collaborative bond, we ensure each child receives the personalized support and care necessary to attain their goals.

Our state-of-the-art ABA centers are designed with children in focus, fostering an engaging, positive, and learning-friendly environment. Constantly embracing innovation, we incorporate the latest advancements in the field to ensure our facilities meet the evolving needs of our young learners. Every child harbors the potential to thrive, and our dedicated team is committed to assisting each one in unlocking their full capabilities.

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To initiate your child’s enrollment in one of our ABA programs, simply fill out our online form. A trained staff member will promptly reach out to schedule a consultation.