The Lily Center Earns 2-Year Behavioral Health Center of Excellence Accreditation

Houston, TX – The Behavioral Health Center of Excellence (BHCOE) has awarded The Lily Center with a 2-Year Accreditation, recognizing the organization as a top behavioral service provider in the country. The BHCOE Accreditation celebrates exceptional behavioral health providers that excel in the areas of clinical quality, staff satisfaction and qualifications, and consumer satisfaction. These areas are measured via a wide-ranging audit, including interviews with agency clinical leadership, a detailed staff qualification review, anonymous staff satisfaction survey, and anonymous consumer satisfaction survey.

“The Lily Center absolutely exemplifies a program committed to high-quality care and the development of their clients. Through their excellent treatment programming and planning paired with highly qualified and compassionate staff, The Lily Center helps to elevate the field of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and makes a meaningful difference in the lives of their clients,” said Sara Gershfeld Litvak, Founder of BHCOE. “We are very excited to congratulate The Lily Center’s Founder and Executive Director, Tyrrell Ann Venditti, M.ED., BCBA and the entire team at the Lily Center on running a program that is an indispensable resource to the Houston area autism community and beyond.”

BHCOE is an international accrediting body used to help funders and identify quality behavioral health providers. Acting as a third-party, the organization systematically measures and reports on existing quality criteria in the behavior analysis community using standardized methods and practices, and awards only those service agencies that meet these standards.

“At the Lily Center, we are committed to elevating the field of ABA in the Houston area and pride ourselves on unparalleled quality. We are thrilled to earn the BHCOE Accreditation because it exemplifies our dedication to support our clients and their families,” says Center’s Founder and Executive Director Tyrell Ann Venditti, M.Ed., BCBA. “We are very grateful to our talented, committed, and compassionate therapists who are devoted to making a positive impact on our clients’ lives through the use of evidence-based practices. We are excited to continue to strive for the highest standards in our industry and to serve to the Houston area autism community and beyond.

About Behavioral Health Center of Excellence (BHCOE)
The Behavioral Health Center of Excellence is an international accrediting body that recognizes top-performing behavioral health providers. BHCOE offers a third-party measurement system that differentiates top services providers from exceptional services providers. The BHCOE criterion features standards that subject-matter experts developed to measure state-of-the-art behavioral health services. For more information, visit

About The Lily Center
The Lily Center provides Applied Behavior Analysis services to children with Autism and related developmental disabilities and their families in a clinic-based setting with support available on a limited basis for community, home, and school-based settings. ABA therapy is evidenced-based and the most frequently recommended option for the treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Located in Houston, The Lily Center strives to support and guide their clients through their evidence-based treatment practices by highly qualified professionals and support staff across all aspects of the child’s environment. For more information, visit

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