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Who we are at ITP:

Who we are at ITP

ITP was established in 2018 to respond to a broad need for accessible behavioral and coaching services in southern Indiana. ITP’s founders, Ellen Davidson, Karena Robertson, and Raphael Cornford combine their many years in education and behavioral implementation to benefit the local community through collaboration and research-based practice.

Our mission:

  • To provide both sustained and transitional support at a minimum of expense to clients by focusing on insurance-billable models, services, and practices.

  • To provide as much accessible, responsible care as widely as our lives and the region’s infrastructure afford us the opportunity to provide.

  • To follow the ethical guidelines outlined by BCBA/RBT regulations

  • To treat employees, coworkers, clients, and stakeholders with respect and dignity.

  • To follow best research-based practice on social determinants of health.

  • To work creatively towards the application of behavioral practice into unfamiliar and/or unexplored areas both for research and for the benefit of clients and staff.

Our Approach

Our Approach to Services

Your goals are our top priority! While we get input from educators, physicians, and caregivers, we focus on the individual with whom we work. What do you want? What is important to you? What will be important to you as you move into whatever phase of your life is next?

Though we love Applied Behavioral Analysis, we acknowledge that some people have had aversive or negative experiences within the field. Our programming is tailor-made for your needs, drawing on a vast array of evidence-based programming to support flexible and precise interventions. We work to help you become the person you want to be, not to make you conform to arbitrary external standards. We believe that socially significant maladaptive behaviors are barriers to living a rich and fulfilling life. We do not do “compliance training” and wherever possible work on skill-building in conjunction with behavior reduction.

We are happy to discuss examples of our programming, therapy experiences, and answer any questions. Don’t hesitate to inquire about what makes Infinite Transitions Project unique in the field!


Ellen Davidson

Ellen is a co-founder at Infinite Transitions Project, bringing an extensive background in ABA and special education. She became interested in the field of behavior analysis after her son was diagnosed with Autism in 2001 and began attending an ABA program at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. She is passionate about helping individuals and their families increase their quality of life and overcome challenges.

Ellen is also a behavior consultant for IU Adapted PE program in Bloomington, she has a Masters in ABA from Florida Institute of Technology, and has worked in the field for 18 years. Ellen enjoys spending time with her family, traveling to the Florida Keys, gardening, and attending various local farmers markets and festivals.


Karena Robertson

Karena is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and co-founder at the Infinite Transition Project. Karena has been providing behavior analytic services for eleven years, with the past eight years dedicated to supporting individuals affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder, and their families, in Bloomington and the surrounding areas. She received her bachelors of arts in Secondary Education at Indiana University before obtaining a master’s degree in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and certification as a behavior analyst. Karena is passionate about using the practices and principles of ABA to increase executive functions and activities of daily living skills (ADLS), as well as improve the overall quality of life for the individuals that she serves. Karena is an active member of several professional scientific organizations, has served on the boards of two local foundations, and regularly attends and participates in continuing education conferences and trainings. Her work within the Bloomington community has led to a number of collaborations with local businesses, schools, universities, and special needs programs. In her spare time, Karena enjoys traveling, being outside, and spending time with her husband and two young sons.


Raphael Cornford

Raphael Cornford is a co-founder at Infinite Transitions Project and has been working in education since 2011. He received his Masters in Printmaking from Indiana University and has taught and lectured at universities across the midwest. Since 2017, he has worked with people on the autism spectrum. He is motivated by helping people identify and work toward meaningful goals in their lives. In addition to his work as an educator and therapist, Raphael is a practicing artist, curator, and publisher. He is always happy to use shared interests like gaming and comics in his work with young people. Raphael lives with his partner Melanie and their three cats.

Ready to find out more?

We want to talk with you. How can we support your transition into a new phase of life? Learn more about ways you can benefit by scheduling a consultation today.

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