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Lindsey Sneed

Adjunct Professor

Part-Time Faculty


Dr. Sneed has worked in the realm of behavioral health treatment for individuals with autism and intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) for 17 years. She conducts applied research where she evaluates the efficacy of different models of care, parent-mediated interventions, parental stress, parental self-efficacy, autism spectrum disorder, and investigating psychometric properties of scales for people with I/DD. Dr. Sneed emphasizes the value of person-centered care that accentuates the self-determination of individuals and the whole family. Her experience includes direct implementation of applied behavior analysis, parent-mediated interventions, diagnostics, and CBT with youth and adults who are both neurodiverse and neurotypical. Dr. Sneed is a clinical psychologist in California and is also a doctoral level Board Certified Behavior Analyst.


  • Autism spectrum disorder
  • Diagnostics
  • Applied behavior analysis
  • Parent-mediated interventions

Research Areas

  • Autism spectrum disorder
  • Intellectual & developmental disabilities
  • Parent-mediated interventions
  • Applied behavioral analysis
  • Psychometrics


  • Walden University, PhD in Clinical Psychology, 2022
  • Walden University, MS in Applied Psychology, 2020
  • National University, MS in Educational Counseling, 2010
  • William Jessup University, BA in Counseling Psychology, 2007

Prior Experience

  • Vice President of Clinical Excellence, Catalight
  • Director of Clinical Standards & Research, Catalight
  • Director of Clinical Services, Catalight
  • Associate Director, Clinical Services, Eastersals Bay Area
  • Senior Clinical Manager, Easterseals Bay Area

Selected Publications