Angie Owen-Killar has a Master of Arts degree in Clinical and Community Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and over 25 years of experience in the field of developmental disabilities. This experience covers a wide range of I/DD and co-occurring mental health diagnoses, behaviors, and environments, including classrooms, family and group homes, supported and competitive work settings, and summer camps.
Ms.Owen-Killar has worked as a Therapist and Consulting Psychologist with the NC TEACCH Autism Program, and as a Psychologist and Clinical Coordinator for Piedmont Behavioral Healthcare's Developmental Disabilities department. She also acted as Consulting Psychologist and Evaluator for the Exceptional Children's Department of a local school system, and currently contracts with local agencies to develop and oversee Positive Behavior Support Plans in addition to her private practice.
Ms. Owen-Killar is now in her 18th year of private practice . Her skill and passion for her clients is evident in her creative and positive approach to challenges related to developmental disabilities.
To provide quality, experienced, psychological support to individuals affected by developmental disorders who have previously been under-served or whose needs cannot be met with "traditional" modes of evaluation or therapy.
To provide a positive, creative and non-judgmental environment in which to problem solve concerns about behavior and daily living skills.
To partner with caregivers to facilitate independence and self esteem for the people they live with and care about.
To enhance understanding about, and the dignity of, people who have developmental disabilities.