Agency Description

George Jeffrey Children’s Centre (GJCC) is a long standing and well respected paediatric outpatient health facility located in Thunder Bay, Ontario. We are dedicated to meeting the communication, developmental, behavioural and physical needs of infants, children, and youth, from birth to 19 years of age, across the Thunder Bay District.



Therapist Descriptions


Amanda Anderson, Behaviour Therapist

Amanda has been working in the field of ABA for the past 13 years! She loves all the challenges it brings, and most importantly seeing all the amazing gains!  It is so rewarding! When she isn’t working, she loves crafting, spending time with her niece and nephews, and going on adventures with her dog, Snoopy!

Alyssa Belanger, Behaviour Therapist

Alyssa Belanger is excited to get to work with you and your families. She has been working at George Jeffrey as a Behaviour Therapist since May of 2021 and recently received her RBT certification with the BACB in August of 2021. Alyssa is proud to be born and raised in Thunder Bay and to have graduated from Lakehead University in 2019 with an HBA in Psychology. She finds the fun and adventure in everything she does from working with children to training her two cats at home. Alyssa believes that collaboration, communication, and cooperation are the keys to success and will work tirelessly for your children on an individual level

Nicole Parker, Behaviour Therapist

Originally from Kitchener ON, Nicole relocated to Thunder Bay in 2004 to attend Lakehead University. She graduated in 2009 with an Honours Bachelor Arts degree in History and Bachelor of Education. She was a classroom teacher from 2010-2017 when she left that field to pursue Applied Behaviour Analysis. Previously she worked in the IBI program with Children’s Centre Thunder Bay and later as an ABA Therapist with Child and Community Resources. Nicole has a such a passion for ABA and supporting families that she recently completed her certification to become a Registered Behaviour Technician. Outside of work she loves spending time with her friends, family and dogs and enjoys sewing, crafting, and being outside either camping, hiking, or sitting by a warm fire.