Nicole Pearson, PsyD, BCBA-D

Vice Chair, Board of Directors

Dr. Nicole Pearson is a Licensed Psychologist and Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA-D) who has been working in the field of autism and developmental disabilities for more than 13 years. Passionate about serving children with complex medical and behavioral needs, Dr. Pearson has worked across a number of settings including hospitals, clinics, homes and schools. She has also volunteered with autism programs internationally in Kenya and the Maldives. Most recently, Dr. Pearson served in a dual leadership role as the School Age Program Director and Director of Psychological Services at The Joshua School, a facility school serving children with autism spectrum disorder based in Englewood, CO. Dr. Pearson is also the Founder and Executive Director of West Side Behavioral Associates, which provides consultation and treatment services to schools and families of individuals with developmental disabilities.


Dr. Pearson holds Master’s and Doctoral degrees in Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University and a BS in Business Administration from Villanova University. Her commitment to service extends beyond her daytime work as a member of the Board of Directors for We are the Village Ltd. And A Global Voice for Autism. She previously served on the Board of Directors for the New York State Association for Behavior Analysis and the Junior Board of the NYC Autism Charter School. She is also a member of the Women Powering Change organizing committee and involved with the Women’s Foundation of Colorado as a Power of Extended Philanthropy (PEP) member.

Nicole Pearson, PsyD, BCBA-D