Kierstin lives in Camrose, Alberta, Canada and consults across Canada and the U.S. and internationally.
Je parle le français. Hablo español. Parlo un po' di italiano. 

Kierstin has three degrees, multiple clinical certifications and been actively involved in clinical practice, teaching, research, public engagement and advocacy over the past decade. 

Kierstin is an Associate Professor at the University of Alberta, a member of the Canadian Autism Spectrum Disorders Alliance (CASDA), and a Registered Professional on Autism Ontario's registry, 'Spirale'.

Her personal blog is Caffeinated Camel, and recipe board is Zinnia Cooks at the Oasis on Pinterest. 

Zinnia Consulting Ltd. aims to provide services that: 

  • Recognize and support the diversity of cultures, ethnicities, values, lifestyles, family configurations and that are LGBTQ+ inclusive.
  • Support professionals, families and concerned citizens who advocate for the accessibility to a range of effective interventions, consistent with the specific needs, values and lifestyle of the individual and their family and/or caregivers.
  • Promote awareness of autism spectrum disorders as a complex disability encompassing behavioral, social, emotional and cognitive development as well as biomedical health.
  • Support families and/or caregivers in exercizing their right to choose effective and appropriate interventions and to promote the availability and accessibility of these interventions.
  • Increase awareness about current and emerging intervention modalities, which are based on best research, clinical practices and implementation experience.
  • Engage in a broad range of activities to support the education, training and implementation of effective interventions for families, professionals, organizations and the general public.
  • Cultivate an empowered community of engaged individuals, families and professionals through networking, fundraising, advocacy and collaboration with individuals and organizations in other provinces and countries.

Don’t hesitate to contact me for further information, or have any questions. A full resumé of my experience and qualifications is available upon request.