Reena Naami-Dier is the owner and director of the Spark Center for Autism, the first Behavioral Health Center of Excellence in the state of Michigan. In her practice, Naami-Dier works diligently to provide effective, high quality services for children with autism spectrum disorders and other developmental disabilities. She works closely with the Autism Alliance of Michigan and Michigan Autism Council.

Naami-Dier is a board certified and licensed behavior analyst. She has a Master of Science in psychology and applied behavior analysis from Florida State University, and a Bachelor of Science in psychology from Central Michigan University. She presents at various professional conferences, trains graduate students pursuing certification in behavior analysis, and contracts with Western Michigan University as a practicum site for students.

While serving on OCHN’s board, Naami-Dier hopes to address issues related to improving access to mental health services, reducing the stigma associated with mental health, and to promote improved collaboration between mental and physical health providers.