Taproot Behavioural Consulting

Excellence in Behavioural Consulting

Taproot Behavioural Consulting Inc. is a boutique consulting firm, founded in 2023 by Ashley Kingston and Amanda Saulnier. We are based in New Brunswick, Canada (Atlantic time zone). Our mission is to use behavioural science to empower individuals with significant needs and the people who support them. Our vision is a life of purpose, wellbeing, and connection for all. We provide an effective and compassionate consultation service. Our approach is trauma-informed and prioritizes safety, collaboration, and meaningful goals.

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We provide services in both English and French. Contact us today to learn more about our programs and services!

Our Mission

Using behavioural science, we empower individuals with significant needs and the people who support them 

Our Vision

A life of purpose, wellbeing, and connection for all.

Our Values



  • Meaningful Goal Orientation: We centre our efforts on what truly matters. We prioritize impactful goals that enhance the overall quality of life for our clients and their support systems, focusing on initiatives that bring about positive and lasting change. 
  • Capacity Building: We are dedicated to building the capacity of educational, health, and human service organizations to better serve their clients, contributing to the empowerment of individuals and communities. 
  • Advocacy for Underserved Populations: Our commitment extends to advocating for effective and compassionate care, especially for individuals with disabilities and underserved populations, ensuring equitable access to support and resources. 


  • Genuine Connection: We foster genuine connections critical for wellness and effective teamwork. We remain true to ourselves and others, cultivating an atmosphere of openness and trust. Being present in the moment allows us to forge authentic relationships. 
  • Honest Business Practices: We uphold honesty in our business practices, ensuring transparency and integrity in every interaction. We only accept work that aligns with our expertise and capabilities. Our commitment is to deliver excellence in every endeavor.  This focus on quality underscores our dedication to achieving optimal results for our clients. 


  • Holistic Safety: We prioritize the safety of our clients, their support systems, and our team members, encompassing physical, emotional, and relational well-being. Mindfulness guides our actions, fostering intentionality and promoting peace, balance, and overall well-being. 
  • Risk Reduction: Through careful environmental arrangements and skill-building, we actively work to reduce risks and create a secure and supportive environment. Our commitment to safety extends to both our clients and the broader community. 


  • Therapeutic Alliance: We prioritize the establishment of a therapeutic alliance with our clients, recognizing the significance of a strong and trusting relationship in achieving positive outcomes. 
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration: We foster collaboration among teams, caregivers, and service providers. We believe that the best outcomes are achieved through share purpose and effort. 


  • Nuanced Clinical Approach: Embracing agility, we adjust our clinical strategies with nuance based on the client’s responses, learning from them as we teach. Our analytical and individualized treatment and training plans reflect our commitment to adaptive and responsive approaches. 
  • Feedback-Driven Growth: We actively seek and value feedback, adapting our approaches in response to the evolving needs of our clients. Maintaining a growth mindset, our commitment to agility ensures continuous improvement and effectiveness in our work. 

High quality and effective consultation

Our consultants are experienced Board Certified Behaviour Analysts (BCBAs), highly trained in treating dangerous problem behaviour, teaching functional skills, working with cross-functional teams, and transition planning.


Trauma Informed Approach


Meaningful outcomes


Improve Safety & Confidence


Support in French & English

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Ashley Kingston, Dr. Theresa Fiani, Dr. Greg Hanley following Ashley's invited talk at the Contemporary and Compassionate Approaches to Support People with Developmental Disabilities conference in Utica NY, 2022.
Amanda Saulnier, poster presentation at the Contemporary and Compassionate Approaches to Support People with Developmental Disabilities conference in Utica NY, 2022.
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