ABA Therapy in Belle Meade, TN

Wellspring Learning Centers’ Belle Meade location provides professional and compassionate ABA services for families in the greater Nashville, TN area. Our team of highly skilled Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBA) and Registered Behavior Technicians (RBT) strive to create a learning atmosphere that fosters growth and development in a supportive and nurturing environment. We are committed to taking the ABA experience to the next-level for preschool children and their families, and we look forward to helping your child reach their full potential.

Belle Meade ABA Center

Spacious, open floor plan @ 4,400 sq ft, designed for immersive learning. Featuring CedarWorks indoor playscapes along with other quality furniture and toys. Large areas for group play and additional rooms for one-on-one therapy and peer-to-peer interaction. Entry and exit system for security and safety.

  • 4515 Harding Pike, Suite 114
  • Nashville, TN 37205
  • 615-236-6399
  • 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
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  • A Child-led approach popularized by Dr. Greg Hanley
  • Owned and operated by a member of our community
  • No waiting list with a dedicated onboarding staff
  • Medicaid and most commercial insurance accepted
  • Nearby at corner of Harding Pike and Woodmont Blvd
  • Bilingual clinicians fluent in English and Spanish

Wellspring Learning Centers

Our Belle Meade ABA Services

Our Belle Meade location offers a range of in-center ABA services specially designed for preschool children with autism and other related disorders. To ensure your child receives the best possible care, we work closely with you to develop a personalized treatment plan that addresses their unique needs and helps them achieve their goals. We are passionate about helping children with autism and believe that with the right support, your child can achieve anything they set their mind to.

Gerardo

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.

Wendy

Wendy Sullivan is a BCBA living in Spring Hill, TN with her 21-year-old son. He and Wendy’s 12-year-old granddaughter are both on the Autism Spectrum. Having been in the ABA field professionally for over 13 years and personally for 21 years, Wendy brings a unique perspective to her practice. She understands the “autie life” and how it affects children and their families.

Our Leadership

Our Belle Meade ABA team is filled with compassionate, experienced, and motivated individuals. Our BCBAs and RBTs are dedicated to creating a fun and nurturing environment for your child to grow. You can trust that your child will receive the highest level of care and attention from our Belle Meade providers.

Eric

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.

Elysia

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.

Jim

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

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

Natasha Yores serves as Wellspring’s Admissions and Authorizations Lead. 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

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.

Dacey

Dacey Carr is a compassionate BCBA currently serving as Wellspring’s Community Outreach Manager. She has spent the past 10 years working in clinical and leadership positions in Middle Tennessee. Dacey is passionate about bringing professionals together for the greatest coordination of care for our clients. At Wellspring Dacey facilitates community connections, partnerships, and organizes free community training. She holds a master’s degree from the University of Phoenix and a graduate certificate in ABA from the University of North Texas.

Emily

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 value feedback from our families and other professionals in the field. Through their testimonials and stories, we gain insights into the positive changes our ABA therapy programs bring to the lives of children and families affected by autism and related disorders. Hear first-hand how our ABA programs can help make a difference in 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.

Everyone I've talked to on the Wellspring team has been friendly, yet professional. When I think of ABA therapy in Nashville, Wellspring is the first name I'd recommend.

Casey L.

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

At Wellspring Learning Centers, we are proud to be in-network with the majority of major Tennessee insurance providers, including TennCare. Learn more about our ABA therapy coverage and discover how you can utilize your benefits to support your child’s ABA therapy needs. Please reach out to confirm insurance coverage.

Frequently Asked Questions

A professional autism diagnosis is not required for your child to enroll in our ABA therapy programs, but it may be necessary to utilize your insurance coverage.

 

Our full-time ABA therapy programs take place 30-40 hours per week, 6-8 hours each day. Our focused program takes place 10-25 hours each week, 2-5 hours each day depending on the needs of your child.

 

Unlike traditional preschools, your child does not need to be potty trained to enroll in our programs. If your child is experiencing toileting difficulties, that is a skill we can help your child develop through ABA.

 

At Wellspring Learning Centers, we firmly believe in the power of positive reinforcement as a fundamental pillar of ABA therapy. We integrate positive reinforcement techniques into each of our programs to support and motivate children in their developmental journey. Our approach includes utilizing praise, providing age-appropriate toys and items, and incorporating desired activities that are meaningful to each child.

 

At Wellspring Learning Centers, we are committed to providing an exceptional ABA therapy experience for children, families, and employees alike. Our dedication to professionalism can be seen across every aspect of our work, as we uphold the highest standards in all that we do. We understand the pivotal role that parents play in their child’s ABA journey, which is why we prioritize building a strong partnership between our staff and families. By fostering this collaborative relationship, we ensure that each child receives the individualized support and care they need to achieve their goals.

Our cutting-edge ABA centers are designed with children in mind, creating an environment that is engaging, positive, and conducive to learning. We are continuously innovating and implementing the latest advancements in the field to provide next-level facilities that meet the evolving needs of our young learners. We firmly believe that every child possesses the potential to thrive, and our passionate team is wholeheartedly committed to helping them unlock their full potential.

 

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