Helping You Build Success

Develop Your Path to Greatness

At Best Behavior, LLC, our business is helping you teach your loved ones with disabilities the skills they need to succeed. Whether you need help with decreasing problem behaviors, increasing socially appropriate behaviors, or need help teaching independent living skills, we’ve got programs and services to assist in reaching those goals.

Founded by Adam Yates, Jenna Ryan, and Rebekah Catalano in 2011, we seek to provide effective services to teach individuals with disabilities the skills they need to develop success in both their home and in their communities. Our focus is finding areas where individuals need more socially appropriate behaviors and then help you develop the path to get it there.

Adam Yates, M.A., BCBA , co-owner

Adam Yates received his Bachelors and Masters of Arts in Psychological Science from CSU, Chico and completed his specialization in Applied Behavior Analysis through National University in 2010. He is skilled in reducing problem behaviors in various forms as well as conducting assessments to determine behavior excesses and deficits and targeting skills appropriately. Additionally, he spent two years in Mexico as a public servant in 2000 and is fluent in Spanish.  As co-owner, Adam serves as the Community Outreach Officer.

Rebekah Catalano, M.Ed, BCBA, co-owner

Rebekah Catalano received a Bachelor’s of Arts in Sociology from the College of William and Mary in 2006, and Masters of Education at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) in 2008. She completed her specialization in Applied Behavior Analysis through National University in 2010. She is experienced with the use of assessment and screening tools and has experience in early intervention, behavior consultation, Applied Behavior Analysis training, and as a public school teacher for young children with autism.  Rebekah serves as the Ethics & HIPAA Compliance Officer.

Jenna Ryan, M.A., BCBA, co-owner

Jenna Ryan received her Bachelor’s of Arts in Liberal Studies and Child Development from CSU Chico in 2007 and her Masters of Arts in Teaching with specialization in Applied Behavior Analysis in 2010. She has worked with children and adults with disabilities since 2001. She has extensive experience in early intervention, social skills intervention, job coaching for adults, and behavior consultation.  Jenna serves as the Clinical & Staff Relations Officer.   








Our Mission Statement

Client: Facilitating effective behavioral and socialization interventions to increase independence 

Family: Facilitate parent/child interactions; provide advocacy, educational counseling, and support to empower parents.

Company: Continue professional development; utilize up-to-date research in providing services to our clients; collaboration between colleagues to ensure the most effective behavioral interventions.

Keys to Success

  • parent participation
  • effective training/services
  • our professional/clinical development (i.e., CAL-ABA, workshops)
  • flexible hours
  • accountability and responsibility of all partners and employees


Company Values

  • We value person-centered interventions based on current research creating socially significant behavior change supported by empirical data.
  • We value honesty and integrity in the workplace.
  • We value reliability, consistency, and support a teamwork approach.
  • We value positive, open communication.
  • We value a high work ethic and commitment to further both business and professional development.
  • We value respect for all individuals.

Our Commitment to Inclusion and Diversity

At Best Behavior we value inclusion, equity and diversity in everything we do. We believe that a diverse team brings a range of perspectives, experiences, and ideas that help us deliver the highest quality services to our clients. 

We are committed to creating a safe and welcoming environment for all individuals, regardless of their race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, or any other characteristics protected by law. 


We recognize that the strengths, challenges, and experiences of every individual we serve and employ are one of a kind, and we strive to honor and respect these differences.


We are committed to providing culturally competent care that considers and values the unique experiences of every individual by ensuring that all individuals have equal access to our services and that their needs are met in the most appropriate and respectful manner.


We believe that fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion and continuous learning and seeking out opportunities to further educate ourselves and our team on topics involving diversity is not just a moral imperative but is also essential to achieving our company’s mission to provide exceptional behavioral health services.


Best Behavior is an equal opportunity employer.  Best Behavior is committed to providing a workplace environment free of harassment, discrimination, retaliation and disrespectful or other unprofessional conduct based on: race, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex/gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions, sex stereotype, gender identity/gender expression/transgender (including whether or not you are transitioning or have transitioned, and sexual orientation), national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information/characteristics, marital status/registered domestic partner status, military or veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law or ordinance or regulation.