MyAwesomeKids Behavioral Services



About Myself

Name: Liz Kahn, MA, CBC

Gender: Female

Education: BA: Philosophy, MA: Forensic Psychology, Certification: Behavior Analysis, Certified Burris Coach

School: University of Maryland, American School of Professional Psychology, Florida Institute of Technology, Burris Institute

Occupation: Behavior Specialist with more than 15,000 hours of clinical experience with children, parents, and families.



Skype: myawesomekids

Phone: 408-837-1549

  HI! I’m Liz, and this guy with me is my awesome kid, Joshua.  This website was originally designed before he was born, and continues to be dedicated to giving parents reliable information to help raise awesome kids of their own without getting ulcers or having a nervous breakdowns.  There are hundreds, if not thousands, of books and articles that are useful, and I am here to add to the conversation.  I suppose I am also here to help YOU, parents and caregivers, who have a cursory understanding of words like “extinction” and “positive reinforcement”, to better understand how to USE these concepts in every day life.  It doesn’t happen over-night, but behavior change is possible and it can all start today. 


Elizabeth Kahn, MA, CBC


  Why should you care what I have to say about any of this?  Well, I’m not a big fan of the word, “should”, but I will tell you that there is nothing on this website that hasn’t been field tested, with real children (other than my own), and has made a positive difference.  Skip to the testimonials to hear what other families say about working with me.

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Liz is a Behavioral Specialist with several state and private agencies. She has worked for more than 15 years with families of children with a range of challenges, from Autism Spectrum Disorders, Downs Syndrome, ADHD, Global Delays, Rhett’s Syndrome, Communication Disorders, Pervasive Developmental Disorders and other behavior-based challenges not otherwise specified.

She earned a B.A. in Philosophy from the University of Maryland in 2002, and an M.A. in Forensic Psychology from the American School of Professional Psychology in 2007. Her academic focus was centered on juveniles and caregivers across a variety of populations and settings including: at-risk youth, substance abuse, pro-social program design/implementation and children and families living with developmental delays. She is a member of the California Association of Behavior Analysts and the National Autism Association. She is currently a certified Burris Emotional Wellness specialist.

Liz believes that every family can reach Harmony at Home.  Sometimes it takes a fresh eye in order to see how to make it happen!  Do you want to laugh and smile more than you scream  and cry?  We can do it - together.