Our Clinical Team
Rocky Haynes, Ph.D, BCBA-D
Dr. Rocky returned to NEA after ten years of clinical and research training at two premier Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) academic programs. Before returning to Arkansas, Dr. Rocky trained and worked with nationally and internationally recognized researchers in the areas of ABA & Autism, ABA & Child Welfare, ABA & Gerontology, and Systems-Level change utilizing the MTSS/PBIS model.
Dr. Rocky is excited about returning to his home state to support rural families within the communities that helped shape his deeply held small-town values. As a Doctoral Level Board Certified Behavior Analyst, Dr. Rocky works with clients between 3 - 80 years of age. To learn more about Dr. Rocky’s training and experience, log on to his LinkedIn profile below.
Kimberly Crosland, Ph.D, BCBA-D
Dr. Kimberly Crosland has over 25 years of clinical and research experience in autism spectrum disorders, developmental disabilities, and child welfare. She has a Ph.D in Developmental and Child Psychology with an emphasis in behavior analysis from the University of Kansas. She is a tenured professor at the University of South Florida where she provides teaching and direct training to students in the applied behavior analysis program. She was a clinician at the Kennedy Krieger Institute/Johns Hopkins Hospital inpatient behavioral unit and outpatient pediatric developmental disorders clinic. She provided treatment evaluations and interventions for children who were displaying severe challenging behaviors and programming for children with ASD. She also provided clinical services at the University of Kansas medical center autism diagnostic and evaluation center. She has conducted clinical work, teacher training, and research in a variety of settings including intensive in-patient, clinic, educational settings, short term group facilities, long term group homes and residential placements, and caregiver homes.
Autumn Kaufman, M.S., LBA, BCBA
Autumn is a Licensed Behavior Analyst and Licensed Mental Health Professional in the state of Virginia, as well as a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst. Her career began as an in-home therapist for the Cleveland Clinic Center for Autism, and has spanned child welfare, public and private education, as well as juvenile justice. She is well versed with partnership development, implementation science, large scale multi-year project management, assessment of resources, strategic planning, systems analysis performance management, and staff development. Autumn is highly proficient in data collection and its presentation. Her clinical work has spanned ages, settings, and diagnoses. She is passionate about the dissemination of the science of behavior analysis, specifically to those inadequately serviced and under-resourced. She is also dedicated to helping othersachieve health and life goals through the use of acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), and finding sustainable behavioral compliments to traditional medical practices