our team

Blue Balloon ABA has a team of Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs), Registered Behavioral Technicians (RBTs), Psychologists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Pathologists, and Social Workers to address all of your Autistic Childs needs.

A diverse and well-trained team is greater than the sum of its parts.

Dr. Gustavo R. Halley - Licensed Clinical Psychologist - NC


Dr. Gustavo R. Halley is a dedicated Licensed Clinical Psychologist with a focused career in psychological testing and a deep interest in autism. His academic roles have included faculty positions in various universities in Puerto Rico and at Marshall University, where he imparted psychological knowledge to students and colleagues in the areas of psychological testing.

Dr. Halley’s professional journey has been marked by a longstanding commitment to testing psychology. This specialization has defined much of his work, underpinning his approach in various psychological contexts.

Having spent 15 years as a forensic psychologist, Dr. Halley integrated psychological expertise with legal aspects, contributing significantly to criminal justice and legal fields. This experience honed his skills in detailed and careful psychological evaluation.

Transitioning into a full-time testing role, Dr. Halley found his interest gravitating towards autism. A significant aspect of his work involves assisting parents in navigating the uncertain journey of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) evaluations. Dr. Halley offers guidance and support to these families, helping them understand and adapt to the unique needs of their children.

In addition to his work with autism, Dr. Halley is deeply committed to serving the Spanish-speaking community in North Carolina. He provides psychological evaluations in Spanish, ensuring that Spanish-speaking families receive the necessary support in their preferred language. This service is particularly crucial for the families of children with ASD, as it breaks language barriers, allowing for more accurate assessments and effective support.

Dr. Gustavo R. Halley’s career is characterized by his dedication to psychological testing and his commitment to supporting families affected by autism, particularly within the Spanish-speaking community.


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