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OUR STORY

Founded in 2016, at Kuhn Behavioral Consulting Services, we provide our clients with access to state-of-the-art services along with experienced and dedicated professionals. In 1994, our director, Stacey Kuhn, began providing services to children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, and providing support to their families and caregivers. Since then, our mission has been to provide quality care in a safe, supportive environment. Our personalized services allow us to manage a multitude of behavioral concerns that our clients might have. Book an appointment for an initial consultation today and see what we can do for you or your loved ones.

OUR TEAM

Stacey Kuhn 

Owner & Director, BCBA, Licensed Behavior Analyst

Since 1994, Stacey has worked with children and families impacted by Autism.   Stacey has the practical experience to guide your team. Stacey is a Board Certified Behavioral Analyst (1-06-3170), Licensed Behavioral Analyst in Hawaii (LBA 16), Licensed Behavioral Specialist in PA (BA 00020), and Certified School Psychologist. Prior to moving to O'ahu in 2013, she was the Director of a large BHRS agency in PA. In addition, she has utilized her skills as a BCBA and School Psychologist to help families and school districts with Independent Educational Evaluations. She also was an adjunct faculty member at California University of PA, where she taught graduate level courses in Applied Behavioral Analysis, Research Design and Evaluation.  Stacey's focus is on equipping and empowering families and therapists to help children with ASD reach their highest potential.

Shea Yonamine

BCBA, Licensed Behavior Analyst

Shea Yonamine, BCBA, LBA, currently holds a Master’s Degree in Applied Behavior Analysis. He is a licensed behavior analyst in the state of Hawaii.  Shea has been helping others on the island of Oahu since 2003.  He started his career as a certified occupational therapy assistant working with geriatric population, and then transitioned to working with adults with mental illness as a social worker and Employment Specialist.  Following this, Shea was introduced to ABA and worked as a Behavior Technician from 2013-2018, while attending school to obtain his Master’s degree and BCBA credential. He has experience working one-to-one with kids and families within home, community, and school settings. He also enjoys supporting those who wish to work towards their BCBA credentialing. Shea plans to provide quality Applied Behavioral Analysis services to the children and young adults diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder on O’ahu and throughout Hawaii.

Kristina Hartsell

BCBA, Licensed Behavior Analyst

Kristina Hartsell, BCBA, LBA, currently holds a Master’s Degree from Ball State University in Applied Behavior Analysis. She is licensed in behavior analyst in the state of Hawaii. Kristina has been helping individuals with disabilities since 2008. Kristina started her journey with her own son being diagnosed with Autism in 2010. She later went on to work for a non-profit organization providing workshops to military parents about the federal law surrounding individuals with disabilities. Kristina has experience working one-to-one with kids and leading social skills groups in the community, home and school setting. She enjoys advocating for special needs rights and educating adults. Kristina plans to provide quality Applied Behavior Analysis to child and young adults diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder through our Remote Supervision Program.

James Heberling

BCBA, Licensed Behavior Analyst

James Heberling, BCBA, LBA, received his Master’s degree in Applied Behavior Analysis with an emphasis in Autism from Ball State University. James is a Licensed Behavior Analyst in the state of Hawaii. James worked with the Autism population prior to his graduation from Allegheny College in 2013, providing support to children and families in the home and community setting.  In 2016, he began working as an Educational Assistant for an Autism clinic in Pennsylvania, as well as working directly with children diagnosed with ASD in a fully self-contained autism classroom.  He relocated to Hawaii in January 2018, and has been providing direct care to families as a Registered Behavior Technician since that time.   As a BCBA, James plans to provide quality ABA services to children and young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder using evidence-based practice.

Candice Nerveza

BCBA, Licensed Behavior Analyst

Candice Nerveza, BCBA, LBA, currently holds a Master’s Degree from the University of Utah in Applied Behavior Analysis. She is a licensed behavior analyst in the state of Hawaii. Candice has worked in the field since 2009. She began her journey working in residential treatment facilities for adolescents and young adults in Utah and then Hawaii. Candice’s focus has been primarily children and adolescents.   She was drawn to become a BCBA to better help parents and families impacted by a diagnosis to learn useable skills and coping strategies, and to provide support to those families in need. Candice currently resides on the Big Island of Hawaii with her husband and keiki.  

Chanelle Brooks

BCBA, Licensed Behavior Analyst

Chanelle M Brooks, BCBA, LBA, currently holds a Master's Degree from Arizona State University in Curriculum and Instruction, with an emphasis in Applied Behavior Analysis. She is licensed as a behavior analyst in the state of Hawaii. Chanelle has been helping individuals with disabilities for over 20 years, and supporting families with children diagnosed with autism since 2016.  Chanelle began her journey with her own son being diagnosed with a mental illness in 2003. After moving to Hawaii, Chanelle worked as a Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) while pursuing her education to become a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. Chanelle has experience working one-to-one with kids in the home and community setting. Chanelle plans to continue providing quality Applied Behavior Analysis to children and young adults diagnosed with autism as a Licensed Behavior Analysis on the Island of Hawaii for many years to come.

Paige Stegeman

BCBA, Licensed Behavior Analyst

Paige Bio coming soon...

BCaBA's and Registered Behavior Technicians

If you're looking for the strength of our team, then look no further than our great group of BCaBA's and RBT's! This team works diligently every day to help our island Keiki with Autism. KBCS is proud to have them on our side.