We are a data based driven company that utilize technology and assessments in understanding changes in behaviors, social communication, motor, academic and transition skills. Powell Therapy Solutions LLC is a state licensed and national approved provider company with trained personnel.
Our focus is on the population we are hired to serve. Let us help you in shaping solutions for your loved one.
Our goal is to ensure that everyone we serve will have the quality of life that they truly deserve.
Dr. Keisha Powell - PhD., CAS., ATS.
Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Powell is the CEO of Powell Therapy Solutions, LLC, a certified and licensed Autism Specialist, an approved qualified Behavioral Consultant provider with Connecticut's Department of Developmental Services (DDS), a Diplomate of the American Board of Sexology, a Certified Sexologist, member of the American Psychological Association, an honoree for The International Society in Psychology (PSI-CHI), published researcher, and an author. Dr. Powell graduated with her PhD in Performance Psychology from Grand Canyon University and received her graduate and postgraduate degrees from the University of Saint Joseph (formerly Saint Joseph College) in Autism Spectrum Disorders.
She has over 28 years of experience in conducting Autism assessments and has worked with families in Connecticut, Massachusetts, California, Florida, Ohio, and the Caribbean. Dr. Powell also held the position of Autism Coordinator for the State Education Resource Center and was instrumental in the design of the Connecticut State Department of Education’s Autism Initiative. She has worked with the Connecticut State Board of Education initiatives, advocacy groups, and school systems in developing community awareness and acceptance of individuals diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders, especially in communities of color.
Dr. Powell has designed Autism Functional Skills and Transition programs in several school districts and Magnet Schools in Connecticut and Massachusetts. She received extensive training and created intervention programs for Autism Sexual Awareness, Autism Sexual Education, and Autism Sexual Abuse therapy using the tenets of Applied Behavior Analysis and Psychoanalysis for persons diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders. She has trained educators, parents, service responders, and administrators on educating and working with individuals diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
For her work with individuals diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Dr. Powell has received the Pioneer Valley Award for the development of a Comprehensive Autism Transition program and has also received awards from Autism Speaks. She was recently the keynote speaker for Connecticut’s State Capitol for “Colors of Autism: Raising Awareness at the Capitol” and “Autism: Raising Awareness at the Capitol”. She believes that every individual diagnosed with ASD is a gift and continues to promote this philosophy to professionals.