About Us

St Mary's Photo Dr. Laura Seiverling is a licensed psychologist and Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). She worked for five years at St. Mary’s Hospital for Children’s Center for Pediatric Feeding Disorders in Bayside, New York, serving as both psychologist and clinical supervisor for the program. She now holds an Assistant Teaching Professor position at Ball State University. Dr. Seiverling has over ten years of experience providing treatment for feeding as well as other behaviors in children. She has published more than thirty articles and book chapters in the areas of feeding problems, autism spectrum disorder, staff and parent training, and behavioral interventions.  She is also the co-author of Broccoli Boot Camp:  Basic Training for Parents of Selective Eaters.

IMG-1765 Elise Jusko, M.S. CCC-SLP, is a speech pathologist who has been practicing for 28 years. She has been specializing in feeding for 21 years. She was one of the first SLPs at The Feeding Program at The Children’s Hospital of Richmond under the direction of Dr. Samy Manikam and she along with the help of a Gastroenterologist, created the Interdisciplinary Feeding Program at St. Mary’s Hospital For Children. She is still a part of the Feeding Team at St. Mary’s and is currently supervising initial evaluations, admissions, and providing outpatient therapy.

Financial Disclosure:  Elise Jusko, M.S., CCC-SLP is an employee and co-founder of Bites Feeding Therapy, LLC.  She receives honoraria and royalty payments for BITES® workshops and webinars. 

Non-Financial Disclosure:  Elise Jusko, M.S., CCC-SLP is an employee of St Mary’s Hospital for Children.  She receives no compensation for patients referred for services at this center.  She also has no relevant relationship with products or services described in the BITES® presentations. 

Financial Disclosure:  Laura Seiverling, PhD, BCBA-D is an employee and co-founder of Bites Feeding Therapy, LLC.  She receives honoraria and royalty payments for BITES® workshops and webinars.  She also receives royalty payments for the book, Broccoli Boot Camp:  Basic Training for Parents of Selective Eaters, which may be mentioned during BITES® presentations.