Abbey Carreau, Ph.D., LABA, BCBA
Assistant Executive Director, May Center School for Autism and Developmental Disabilities, Randolph, Mass.

Dr. Carreau serves as the Assistant Executive Director at the May Center School for Autism and Developmental Disabilities in Randolph, Mass. She has held previous positions as the Residential Director and Clinical Residential Director at the school.

She earned her Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology with a specialization in applied behavior analysis (ABA) from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and earned her master’s degree in ABA through Northeastern University. Prior to joining the team at May Institute, she gained clinical and research experience in behavior analysis at the New England Center for Children and at the Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore, Md. 

Dr. Carreau is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and has worked extensively with children with autism and severe problem behavior. She has practiced across home, school, residential, and hospital settings, and has vast experience working collaboratively with parents, teachers, and other professionals. Her current focus involves the application of behavior analysis toward system improvements.

Dr. Carreau has served as a guest reviewer for a number of journals including the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, Analysis of Gambling Behavior, and Education and Treatment of Children. She has presented at numerous conferences and has co-authored several articles and book chapters on advancements in the assessment and treatment of challenging behavior.