BS, QMHP, DIRECTOR OF PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT
He was born in Khartoum, Sudan, spend the next 16 years living and raising in several countries in the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Europe, and Northern America. Mr. Elsirag joined Therapeutic Alliance in 2010, where he works closely with director and owner Mr. Alkesh Patel, LPC, to develop, implement, evaluate, coordinate, communicate, and interpret goals, objectives, policies, procedures, standards, programs, and services in collaboration with administration, support staff, and the general public.
Prior to graduating, Mr. Elsirag worked as Site Director with Fairfax County office of Community and Recreation Services. As a director, he coordinated the development and teaching of a variety of educational classes to students in low-income communities. He also planned, organized, problem-solved and facilitated after-school programs for school-age children in a community center, and assessed student needs and interests to develop suitable programs and services. Mr. Elsirag developed creative programs and educational classes that were recognized throughout the county.
After graduation, he started as an Intensive In-home counselor with an agency that served various regions in the state, worked in several offices, gaining a tremendous deal of experience working with adolescent children and adults with different backgrounds, ages, and beliefs. He continued to excel on given tasks and was elected as a mentor and part of a focus group to help develop programs, policies, and procedures for that particular agency. Mr. Elsirag then joined Therapeutic Alliance to utilize his strengths, experience, skills and knowledge on culture to help raise the awareness and help individuals with different cultural backgrounds.
Nancy Daly, M.A., BCBA, LBA – Nancy’s passion for working with individuals on the autism spectrum was sparked by the diagnosis and treatment of her own child with autism. She has a Masters in Human Services with a concentration in Marriage and Family Therapy from Liberty University and a Post Graduate Certificate in Behavioral Interventions in Autism from the University of Massachusetts-Lowell. Nancy has worked in the field since 2007 and became a licensed BCBA in 2012. Nancy has served as a Clinical Supervisor at Therapeutic Alliance, LLC. since September 2016. She has experience providing both in-home and school-based intervention services. Specialties include: early and intensive behavior intervention, school readiness, feeding, potty training, social skills training, and parent training.