Jessica Postil, PsyD
Dr. Jessica Postil founded Autism Spectrum Consultants, Inc. (ASC) in June of 1998. A Licensed Clinical Psychologist, she’s been working with individuals diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders for almost three decades as a behavioral therapist, senior therapist, workshop supervisor, clinical supervisor, clinical director, executive director, and clinical psychologist. She specializes in the assessment and treatment of those on the spectrum of all ages from infancy to adulthood. Dr. Postil’s history with TACA is over 2 decades long as a strong supporter of their mission. She has provided numerous pro bono trainings for TACA to help educate and support the TACA community.
Dr. Postil earned her BA in Psychology from the University of Southern California; her Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from Pepperdine University, graduating with Psi Chi honors; and her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Loma Linda University. As a part of Dr. Postil’s dissertation, she wrote the first manualized therapy program for treating executive dysfunction in high functioning individuals with autism spectrum disorders.
Dr. Postil has specialized training and education in emergency behavioral interventions with children exhibiting severe behavior problems. Dr. Postil is a published author who has presented at national and international conferences as a key-note speaker. She often presents workshops and in-services for both private and non-profit organizations around the world. Dr. Postil conducted research on the use of technology and communication and the effectiveness of social skills groups. Dr. Postil has a current interest in teaching young adults independence in the workforce.