About BSSA

Who We Are

Behaviour Support SA (BSSA) is a small but dedicated team of Positive Behaviour Practitioners. We aim to improve the quality of life and self-esteem of participants of all ages with disability or integration difficulty through building the capacity to live an ordinary life.

Our therapy services offer support in challenging behaviour, social interaction and empowering people and families to manage challenges as they arise.

We believe in a person first approached that is tailored to individual needs and requirements to encourage the outcomes you want.

Meet Our Team

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Chloe Jarvis

Chloe is a Developmental Educator who is dedicated to providing individualised support to children, adults and their support networks to increase community participation and improve quality of life. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Disability and Developmental Education (with Honours) and is currently studying a Master’s Degree in Counselling and Psychotherapy.

Chloe is passionate about Positive Behaviour Support and believes that quality of life, self-esteem and well being for individuals and their direct support people are fundamental to the behaviour support process.

Outside of work, Chloe is an active person who loves the outdoors and enjoys yoga, painting and playing volleyball.

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Jessica Howe

Jessica has a background in psychology with experience in Functional Behavioural Analysis, Positive Behaviour Support and is currently completing her PhD in Clinical Psychology at Flinders University.

She is passionate about working alongside individuals and their carers to support inclusion within their communities and reach their goals. Jessica works with clients in an understanding and encouraging manner to develop a safe therapeutic relationship, as this is fundamental in moving towards positive change, tailoring her approach to the individual needs and goals of each person.

Jessica loves to spend her free time with her pack of Chihuahuas, Vaydah, Gimli and Chase.

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Esther Bechara

Esther has a background in psychology and counselling, with training and experience across Applied Behavioural Analysis, Functional Behavioural Assessment, Positive Behaviour Support, Rehabilitation Counselling, and recently gained accreditation with her dog, Danae, as a Pet Therapy team.

She is dedicated to providing education and support for clients, their families, and teachers, and is passionate about empowering individuals to achieve their social, emotional, and physical goals, so they can engage with all aspects of life, and live life to the fullest.

Outside of work, Esther enjoys writing music and playing the piano, when she is not having fun with her family, which includes four teenage children.

Learn More About Behaviour Support SA

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Get in contact with our therapy team about accessing services.

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Further information and guidance compiled by our team for individuals, families and caregivers.

Keeping with the government’s regulation, all events have been postponed until further notice.

Find information on service costing and accessing NDIS funding for BSSA services here.