Paige S. Boydston | Rehabilitation Institute | SIU

Southern Illinois University



Paige S. Boydston

Clinical Assistant Professor (PH.D., BCBA-D)

Dr. Paige S. Boydston

Program Affiliation: Behavior Analysis Therapy

Specializations: Early intensive behavioral intervention, parent training, discrete trial teaching, rural and remote services for families impacted by autism, and telehealth.

Dr. Paige Boydston earned her Ph.D. in Psychology at Southern Illinois University, with an emphasis on Behavior Analysis and Therapy. She has worked with individuals and families impacted by autism for over 15 years in home, community, school, and residential settings. Dr. Boydston continues to provide clinical services to individuals in rural and remote areas in addition to teaching. Research interests include parent training, telehealth, applications of early intensive intervention procedures to older children and adolescents, and gender equality in the field of behavior analysis.

Dr. Boydston is actively working on several applied research studies in the areas of effective interventions for individuals impacted by autism and telehealth-delivered parent training.

Educational History:

Doctor of Philosophy, Psychology (Behavior Analysis and Therapy Emphasis)

Southern Illinois University, 2020

Master of Science, Psychology (Clinical Emphasis)

Pittsburg State University

Bachelor of Science, Psychology

Wichita State University