Welcome to Becker and Associates!

Becker and Associates is a private psychology and rehabilitation practice providing home-based services throughout the Puget Sound region.

We specialize in working with persons of all ages who have been labeled with Asperger's Syndrome, High Functioning Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorder, ADHD, and other developmental disabilities and emotional and personality disorders.


New Group: "Moving On UP!"

***NOTE: JUNE 10 Date (given in Spring newsletter) cancelled, replaced with dates below***

Are you planning future independence for an adult family member with High-Functioning Autism who currently lives at home?

Then "Moving On UP!" is for you!

"Moving On UP!" is a new, free resource group to help you get started. We plan to offer practical strategies, support, and access to resources.

Learn how to move from being case managers back to being parents!

Help your adult family member to:

  • Gain practical living skills
  • Locate a good living situation
  • Find and succeed at employment

Organizational Meetings:

Monday, June 16, 2014
7-8 pm
Bellevue Library
1111 110th Ave NE
Bellevue, WA 98004
Thursday, June 19, 2014
7:30-8:30 pm
Shoreline Library
345 NE 175th St
Shoreline, WA 98155

Please register with us if you'd like to attend either meeting.
Call us at 206-935-2479 or email:

Our team of associates:

Steve Becker Phd

Dr. Steve Becker founded Becker and Associates in 1985 following a 12-year career as a special education teacher and developmental disabilities consultant. Steve completed his Ph.D. in Abnormal Psychology and Special Education from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1984. He then began a behavior and vocational consulting practice and was a due process hearing officer in Illinois. After a backpacking trip to the Pacific Northwest in 1986, he moved his practice to Seattle. For more information, click here.

Steve Becker Phd

Katie Brotten, Employment Specialist, has lived in the Seattle area her entire life and graduated from Western Washington University in 2005. Since then, she has taught English to immigrants in colleges and through nonprofits, and worked in the social services field, helping individuals with various disabilities obtain employment. Katie speaks Spanish and some Farsi. She works mostly with people in the north end, closer to her home in Woodinville.

Shannon Cone

Shannon Cone, Employment Specialist, moved to the Seattle area in 1994 from North Dakota with 8 years' experience working with children and adults with developmental disabilities. She worked in group homes, private homes, and schoolrooms, and was a foster parent to three children with developmental disabilities. She also worked as an Employment Specialist for three years in the Seattle area. She received her B.S. in Human Service Management in 2008 and her M.S. in Psychology in April, 2012.

Lisa Goldman, Administrative Assistant, books workshops and manages office operations.

Bethany O�Neill

Bethany O'Neill, Psy.D., Licensed Psychologist, received her Doctorate in Psychology in 2003 and is fully licensed in the State of Washington. Dr. O'Neill provides behavior therapy, parent training, and individual and family therapy with persons of all ages with Asperger's, High Functioning Autism, ADHD, developmental disabilities, and behavior disorders.

Bethany O�Neill

Vicki Potter, Case Manager, is from a farm community in eastern Montana and has been in the Seattle area since 2000, which gives her a diverse, eclectic, yet common-sense hands-on approach to case management. Her 30-year medical background includes working with patients at retirement facilities, as a physical therapy assistant, and as a hospital unit coordinator. As a parent of an adult on the autism spectrum, Vicki has worked with Social Security offices, the Developmental Disabilities Administration, the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, with guardianships, special needs trusts, legal contracts with various agencies, and many other aspects of case management and future planning.

Teri Prince

Teri Prince, Business Manager, has been a full-charge bookkeeper for many years. She handles all of our invoicing and statements for our clients. She can provide customers seeking insurance reimbursement with paid statements listing CPT and diagnostic codes.

We design individual treatment plans based on the unique needs of the person(s).