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About Us

Sunshine Learning Centre grew out of a passion for bettering the lives of children with autism and a desire to help each individual reach their full potential. Using a child centered approach to ABA therapy, we create programming that addresses each learner’s needs from a holistic perspective, ensuring that each child is able to learn and grow in a warm and supportive environment. There is nothing more important to us than your child’s success, and with our multi-disciplinary team, Sunshine Learning Centre is able to provide a comprehensive therapy program that helps support and enhance each student’s therapeutic experience.

meet our team


Jese Duran, Director

Jese Duran, Director

BCBA, Senior Therapist, Psychometrist

Jese Duran is the senior therapist and BCBA at Sunshine Learning Centre. Jese has worked at Sunshine Learning Centre since 2018 where she began as an instructor therapist, then a lead therapist, and eventually a senior therapist. Jese has a diploma in Developmental Services Worker, a bachelor of science in Psychology, and a masters in Applied Disability Studies with a specialization in Applied Behaviour Analysis.

As of November 2021, Jese is a Board-Certified Behaviour Analyst. Jese has completed her 8-hour supervision training and has certificates within relevant behaviour-analytic topics such as Skills-Based Treatment, Sleep Training, Toilet Training, and Ethics in Applied Behaviour Analysis.
Jese has experience in helping children with autism improve their verbal skills, social skills, play skills, academic skills, cooperation skills, school readiness skills, and self-help skills. Jese is experienced in conducting skills-based assessments (e.g., ABLLS-R), behaviour-analytic assessments (e.g., functional analyses), analyzing behaviour data, observing and training staff and caregivers, researching relevant behavioural literature, and implementing behaviour treatment programs. Along with behaviour analysis, Jese is trained in conducting psychoeducational assessments at Sunshine Learning Centre under the supervision of Dr. Morgan.

Jese is very passionate about providing effective, ethical, and meaningful behaviour-analytic services. Jese strives to learn how to best support the families she services. Jese’s main focus is to provide meaningful and compassionate services to children with autism. Jese’s approaches behaviour with compassion, patience, understanding, and empathy. Jese’s mantra is, “Strive to be compassionate, sympathetic, and televisable!” The number one goal is to help her clients live the highest quality of life without changing who they are as a person.

Dr. Amanda Morgan

Supervising Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Morgan completed her undergraduate studies at the University of British Columbia (UBC) earning a BA in Psychology. She also spent a year studying at UCLA, training with Dr. Ivar Lovaas’s autism program. Dr. Morgan then went on to complete a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at the University of New Brunswick winning a prestigious federal NSERC research fellowship to fund her autism intervention PhD work. Following the completion of her Ph.D., Dr Morgan did a residency at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehab Hospital in Toronto, followed by a supervised practice licensing placement at North York General Hospital.
Following the completion of her PhD and Clinical residency Dr. Morgan began working both in private practice and as a tenure-track professor. In private practice she worked with children, youth and adults to provide assessment, diagnosis and therapy for a wide range of issues from Autism and ADHD to Learning Disabilities and Anxiety. She is particularly passionate about her work involving later-in-life ASD/ADHD diagnosis and is known for her expertise with neuro-divergence in women. At Tyndale University her research focused on Autism and included running social skills summer camps and completing projects related to parenting stress and ASD. Dr. Morgan decided to specialize in mental health when she realized that psychologists are the doctors that have the opportunity to get to know their patients at a deeper level. Dr. Morgan enjoys being let into an individuals’ world and from that understanding, help them learn to thrive given their unique profile of strengths and challenges.



Lead Therapist

Charlotte received her Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Psychology from Trent University in 2018. Over her five years as an instructor therapist Charlotte has worked with children, teens, and adults with a wide range of needs and disabilities. Charlotte is currently completing her Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology through Yorkville University and plans to offer counselling services to individuals living with disabilities and their families in the future. Charlotte’s favourite mantra to stand by is: “be kind!”.



Intake Coordinator, Administrator, Lead Therapist

Induja has dedicated the past 10 years of her career supporting children with learning disabilities and differences, and helping their families navigate the experience as well. After obtaining her Bachelor of Science with a major in Psychology from the University of Toronto, she started working as an Instructional Therapist. She has extensive experience providing one-on-one ABA therapy for children who have unique and complex needs. 

Today, she is an Intake Coordinator at Sunshine Learning Centre Inc. where she works with clients to assist with their individual educational and social needs. She schedules intake and assessment meetings so her clients can get the proper support that they require. 

Induja has always been considerate and compassionate towards the clients, families and caregivers that she has worked with over the years. Most importantly, you will find that she is a thoughtful and adaptable team player, who is passionate about enriching the lives of children through meaningful work.

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Location:  504 Kingston Road West, Ajax, ON L1T 3A3

Telephone: 905-239-1270