Dr. Emily Broberg earned a Ph.D. in Business Psychology from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles. Her dissertation topic was related to culture of health, perceived organizational support for employee health, and their relationship to employee engagement. Dr. Broberg also holds a dual M.S. in Counseling and Rehabilitation with specialization in Applied Behavior Analysis, earned from the Charter School of Education at the California State University, Los Angeles. She is the founder and executive director of Ballsbridge Behavior and Consultation Services, Inc. and has begun teaching as adjunct professor since Spring of 2023.
As a clinician, business owner, and servant of the local educational institutions, Dr. Broberg remains committed to making meaningful and lasting changes in the lives of community members through the application of objective, data driven, and evidence based needs assessment and strategies. She has dedicated her time enhancing collaboration between professionals and increasing team building efforts while creating comprehensive, integrated, and innovative programs to reach a higher level of accessibility to services available to the population in need. Through professional communication, perspective taking, being part of a multicultural community, attending universities that promote multiculturalism, and her personal life experiences as a minority, she has learned to develop measures to increase diversity, equity, and inclusion in workplace and classroom setting.
Her roles in management in the last 16 years have provided her with significant knowledge and experience in the application of behavior analytic approaches and strategies in organizational behavior management. In supervising clinical and administrative staff, she has emphasized the importance of ethics, professionalism, and case management skills. Her efforts have been to increase the quality of care by continuously improving and strengthening the reliability and fidelity of measurements, and ensuring compliance with the BACB requirements for the application of the Behavior Skills Training model in training and supervision.
During the formative years of her career working as an early behavior intervention counselor and case manager for the Los Angeles Unified School District, she was provided with opportunities to engage in collaborative work with professionals outside the field of applied behavior analysis. Through these collaborative work relationships, she gained experience which led to the goal of increasing the efficiency of services provided to the shared population of clients. Her experiences and skills in this domain have been also beneficial for the growth of BCBA interns under her supervision and contributed towards improving the quality of care for services.