About John Pingo, Ph.D. BCBA-D

John Pingo, PHD., BCBA-D, has 20-plus years experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities. He joined Goldie B. Floberg Center as a Direct Support Professional in 1995. Pingo holds a Bachelor’s of Science from Beloit College and his Master's in Rehabilitation Administration and Ph.D. in Behavior Analysis from SIU Carbondale. Pingo was appointed to the position of Goldie B. Floberg Center President/CEO in 2013. Of his tenure with the Center, Pingo states, “...Every day that I come to work, I have the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of the people we serve. I’m sure glad I knocked on that door.”

The Good News Inside of All of Us

I myself am a voracious consumer of news. Our brains are wired to be more sensitive to bad news and potential threats than to good news. This lopsided focus on bad news probably helped our ancient ancestors navigate a dangerous world. Today, it’s not as helpful and can be the equivalent of wearing bad news-tinted glasses all the time. That is why I push myself everyday to pay attention to good news.

2016-08-05T14:35:55-05:00August 5th, 2016|News|
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