Meet the Clinical Director
Paul Malette, Ph.D.
Since 1990, Dr. Malette has been one of the directors of CBI Consultants, Ltd. He has over 15 years of experience working with children and adults with autism and mental handicaps who experience challenging behaviour, and who require extensive supports in order to learn new skills. In 1992, he and his colleagues co-authored a paper describing the Lifestyle Development Process (LDP) developed by CBI Consultants that was published in the Journal of the Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps.
Dr. Malette and his colleagues at CBI Consultants have used the Lifestyles Development Process to create an exemplary person-centered consulting and training framework. Dr. Malette continues to focus his research and training on positive, person-centered supports designed to improve the quality of life for the focus person and their families.
Dr. Malette has provided extensive training to schools, families, and support agencies throughout North America. He uses his personal experiences as a consultant to effectively illustrate theory in practice, and is widely known as an enjoyable, engaging speaker who is able to translate difficult concepts into practical, "user friendly" language.