Our Team

Our team includes a Manager, CBS Facilitators, Board Certified Behaviour Analysts (BCBA), Faculty, Associate Dean and placement students.

The Centre for Behavioural Studies is an entity within St. Lawrence College in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. 

The Centre’s operational oversight is informed by an Advisory Board, that provides financial and strategic oversight and is made up of senior managers at the college and community representatives.

In addition, the Centre's Planning and Review Committee (PRC), provides guidance and recommendations to the CBS Manager, for the Centre’s activities. The PRC includes faculty members, staff, and the CBS Manager. 

CBS also has a student committee to provide input into CBS activities.

Mike Williams

Manager, A. Britton Smith Centre for Behavioural Studies 

Mike is a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA) with a specialization in children and young adults who engage in problem behaviour. Mike graduated with a Bachelor of Applied Arts in Behavioural Psychology from St. Lawrence College in 2009 and a Master of Science in Behavior Analysis from Simmons College in Boston, in 2016. 

Mike has 15 years of experience working with children and youth with exceptionalities and has provided direct support and/or supervision to children with a wide range of needs and diagnoses. Mike has worked with children and youth in educational, residential, center-based, and home-based settings including group homes and day programs. Mike has experience working within inter-professional teams including psychiatrists, psychologists, occupational therapists, speech and language pathologists, and educational and administrative professionals. Mike has also provided supervision to undergraduate and graduate students, following BACB guidelines for accrual of supervision hours. Mike is a member of the Ontario Association for Behaviour Analysis (ONTABA) and the Association for Behaviour Analysis International (ABAI) among others.  Mike is passionate about working collaboratively within diverse teams to innovate and create sustainable behaviour change within systems and on an individual level. 

Alex Glecoff

Facilitator, Centre for Behavioural Studies  

Alex is a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA) who has experience with youth and adults with developmental disabilities since 2015. Alex graduated from the Honours Bachelor in Behavioural Psychology Degree program at St. Lawrence College in 2017. During his undergraduate degree, he worked with adults in a day-program setting providing social and vocational opportunities. Following his undergrad studies, Alex spent several years working clinically with children and youth with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) before obtaining his Master of Applied Disability Studies (M.ADS) and BCBA certification in 2023. Some of his passions and clinical focuses include teaching independent daily living skills, teaching health, sport, fitness and wellness skills, and training or supervising mediators, clinicians, and students. Alex is also passionate about equity, diversity, and inclusion issues as they relate to disability and advocating for equity in this space.   

Cierra Vandermeer

Facilitator, Centre for Behavioural Studies 

Cierra has been working with individuals with complex mental health diagnoses and disabilities since 2016. She is a St. Lawrence College graduate, completing the Honours Bachelor of Behavioral Psychology Degree program as well as the Autism and Behavioural Science Graduate Certificate program. Throughout her undergraduate degree, she volunteered in an adult drop-in program for adults with mental health diagnoses and addictions. She has worked as a behaviour therapist with a diverse population of clients ranging from children and adolescents on the autism spectrum, and more recently with adults with a variety of mental health diagnoses on an inpatient mental health unit. Cierra is passionate about building adaptive skills, flexibility, and advocacy, and enjoys incorporating and exploring creativity where possible.