Clayton Cea

Clayton Cea serves as clinical director and BACB ACE Coordinator for Behavioral Services of Tennessee (BSTN), Inc. He is a Licensed Behavior Analyst in Tennessee, and has been a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst since December 31, 2006. Clayton earned his Master of Science in Behavior Analysis and Therapy from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale in 1998. Since being at BSTN, Clayton has produced trainings and systems enhancements for various audiences that include electronic, web-based and remote methods. The unique needs of persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and dual diagnosis have led Clayton to develop and strengthen health oversight methods and outcome tracking within his current agency. Within clinical and direct care professionals programs, he has implemented training components for persons with multiple intellectual and physical disabilities, persons with substance abuse and in the arena of domestic violence. His recent continuing education and clinical applications have focused in the area of Acceptance and Commitment Training, with trainings completed with Stephen Hayes and other leaders in the field. Clayton has extensive experience with crisis intervention and prevention, focused on assisting supported persons to handle difficult emotions and develop independent skills related to emotional recovery and management