Our Staff

Executive Director/Founder
Jenna Taylor, M.Ed., BCBA, LBA

Jenna Taylor is a Licensed Board Certified Behavior Analyst, and received her Masters in autism and ABA from Texas State University, and a B.A. in Special Education from the University of Texas at Austin. She is the founder of Independent Identity. She has a decade of experience teaching and providing services to individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities as an ABA provider and high school life skills special education teacher.  She is the President of the Austin area special interest group for local BCBAs, ATX ABA.

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Ethan Brewer M.S., BCBA, LBA-TX
Clinical Director

Ethan Brewer is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst who has worked in ABA for 11 years. In 2012, he entered the field as a direct therapist in Charleston, South Carolina where he also completed his Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology at the College of Charleston. He then completed the coursework to become a Board Certified assistant Behavior Analyst at Clemson University’s Center for Behavior Analysis in 2016. After this, he worked as a BCaBA throughout South Carolina and Texas for 5.5 years. In 2021, Ethan earned his Master of Science degree at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology and received his BCBA certification shortly thereafter. During his time in the field, Ethan has mentored behavior technicians and behavior analysts, developed RBT training courses, spearheaded the creation of ethical review committees, co-authored multiple publications with several prominent doctoral-level BCBAs, and served as a Subject Matter Expert for the Behavior Analyst Certification Board. Ethan is passionate about the field of ABA and its ability to transform lives! 

Nolan Adamiec, BT
Behavior Technician

Hello, I am Nolan. I am an BT and have worked with people with special needs for the past three years. I have played hockey and baseball for my whole life and love sports. I'm from California and love concerts so am excited to be in the live music capital of the world. I'm excited to share my knowledge and learn from all our friends.