Our Staff

 

Robert Kunisch
Doctor of Chiropractic

Dr. Robert Kunisch has been a chiropractor since 1987. Originally from Toledo, Ohio, he graduated Cum Laud from Life Chiropractic College in Marietta, Georgia. He completed his certification in Clinical Acupuncture from Texas Chiropractic College in 2006. Dr. Kunisch’s philosophy is to treat the whole body. In his Chiropractic practice, he uses gentle “hands-on” manipulation, specific acupressure, and relaxing percussive therapy. He adds personalized exercises and stretches to eliminate pain and to restore function. He enjoys teaching his patients methods to continue to support their bodies. In addition, he offers Acupuncture services with traditional needles for specific cases.

Dr. Kunisch is married to Debi, and they own and operate Kunisch Wellness Center together.

Debi Kunisch
Licensed Massage Therapist and Ideal Protein Coach

Debi Kunisch(LMT#003779) is from Grapevine, Texas and lived on the island of Guam for a few years as a child. She has been a registered massage therapist since 1990. After prior careers with Southwest Airlines and Diet Center, Inc., Debi completed her training at The Lauterstein-Conway School of Massage in Austin, Texas. Debi has trained in Swedish, Deep Tissue, and Sports Massage. She also has extensive training in Prenatal Massage and her specialty is neck

(cervical) massage. She also is certified in Spa Services thru Biotone, Inc. of San Diego, Ca.

Debi and Dr. Kunisch have two children, Celeste and Chad. Celeste is married to Justin Conlee, and they reside in Georgetown, Texas with their two children, Truett and Violet. Chad now lives in Heaven.

 

Celia Diaz
KWC Office Manager 

Celia is a native of Taylor and has three daughters, Christina, Celicia and Cerena. Christina is a thriving Cosmetologist in the Dallas area. Celicia was the Taylor Band Head Drum Major and is now a student at University of Louisiana at Lafayette and Cerena is a honor roll student and pianist. She enjoys attending their school functions and performances as well as being active in her church, Our Lady of Guadalupe.

Celia is the daughter of Esther Diaz and the late John Diaz and Granddaughter of the late, Antonio and Amelia Perez.

Elizabeth Stacy (Liz)
Chiropractic Assistant

Liz Corn joined our staff in 2001 after moving to Taylor from Indiana. She has an Associate’s Degree from Temple College. Liz works closely with Dr. Kunisch as a Chiropractic Assistant, helping provide therapy for patients. The staff members at Kunisch Wellness Center wear many hats, performing different tasks to better serve our patients.

Liz has a son, Noah, who has completed a  Master’s program  and works at St. Edward’s University in Austin, Texas.

Liz is married to Lance Stacy and she assists him with their business, Lance Stacy Pro Sound, LLC.

 

April Flores
Front Desk, Business Office

April Flores a Taylor native and joined our team in 2014. She has two children, Madison and Colton. Madison, is a cheerleader and honor student at Taylor High School. Colton is a rambunctious bundle of joy and attends school in Taylor.

April has a background in finance and management. You will find her floating around the office helping in all areas.

Denise Melde
Front Desk

Denise has been a patient and client of KWC for many years but says she is looking forward to her “new position on the other side of the counter.”

She was born in Austin and moved to Thorndale at the age of 13. Denise and husband Rickey have 3 grown sons-Eric, Jared and Caleb. Caleb and wife, Mackenzie, have blessed them with three grandchildren-Harper, Milam and Maddox.

Denise retired from the City of Thorndale after 28 years, in 2014, where she served as the City Secretary for 23 years. She has been the secretary at St. Paul Lutheran Church of Thorndale for the last 2 years. In her spare time, she loves cooking, shopping and playing with her grandchildren.

Many of you will recognize Denise and we are happy that she has joined our family.

 

Ashley Pulkrabek
Front Desk, Website

Ashley works the front desk and is also the Website Editor at Kunisch Wellness. She graduated at Taylor High School in 2016 and is going to college at Austin Community College for American Sign Language Interpreting. She is an artist and has created many works that have been featured around Taylor. She also has another job working at the YMCA doing after-school care at Cottonwood Elementary in Hutto. And, she loves working with kids, learning ASL, and creating with her hands.

Nicole Smith
LMT, Lead, Licensed Massage Therapist

Nicole Smith(LMT#106631) joined our staff in 2007. She graduated from Austin School of Massage in San Antonio in 2004. She is trained in Swedish, Deep Tissue, Trigger Point, Myofascial techniques, and Pre-natal massages, As well as and spa services. She is available at Kunisch Wellness Center throughout the week.

 

Rex Fuller
LMT, Licensed Massage Therapist

Rex(LMT#030975) was born on a farm in Southern Indiana.  He graduated from Rose-Hulman with a bachelor of science in chemical engineering in 1996.  After recovering from nonhodgkins lymphoma in 2000, he sought out the warmer weather of Austin, Tx and best massage school in Lauterstein-Conway. He graduated from Lauterstein-Conway School of Massage.

Rex specializes in Deep Tissue, Swedish, and Sports along with Spa Services.

Rex enjoys gardening, barbecuing, and playing indoor and outdoor sports especially tennis and basketball. His favorite show is Firefly.

He joined the team at Kunisch Wellness Center in 2008.

Addie Finch
LMT, Licensed Massage Therapist 

Addie Finch(LMT#104979) graduated from Austin School of Massage in 2007. After graduating, she has earned certificates in Deep Tissue, Trigger point, and Migraine release. Addie also holds a Massage Therapy Instructors’ license that allows her to spend time teaching others the art of massage. She joined our team with the hopes of healing and relaxing clients and patients close to home. She is also a Yoga Instructor and teaches locally.

Addie grew up in Milam County and has since settled in Taylor with her son Parker. They live an active life spending most of their time outside, enjoying the lake, park and working out.

 

Brad Anderson
LMT, Licensed Massage Therapist 

Brad has been in the spa industry for over 14 years and has enjoyed every minute of it! He has been a long time friend and colleague of Debi and Dr.Kunisch. He will be at Kunisch Wellness Center on Wednesday afternoons from 2:00pm – 6:00pm. He also works full time at a Day Spa.
Brad is a graduate of Lauterstein Conway and is trained in Swedish/Therapeutic, Deep Tissue, Pregnancy, Hot Stone, Spa Body Treatments, and Sports Massage. He highly recommends Hot Stones Massage, as the heat from the stones penetrates deeper into the muscle tissue, giving an extra layer of relief. He also includes therapeutic stretching into every session.
Originally from Minnesota, he has been in Texas long enough to be called a Texan. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with family and friends and traveling with his wife to see new destinations around the world

Jody Cousins
LMT, Licensed Massage Therapist

Jody Cousins(LMT#019510) has been a Massage Therapist since 1998, but is new to Kunisch Wellness Center. Jodi attended Massage school at Good
Health Naturally School in Lake Jackson, Texas. She is also a certified Equine Massage Therapist and studied at Aspen Equine Studies, Inc.
Her hobbies are Rodeo & Barrel Racing; she says she “loves a good fast horse.”
Jodi is married to Rodney and she has a daughter and a son. She also has a step daughter and two step sons and three grandchildren.

 

Kathy Svoboda
Licensed Esthetician

Kathy comes to us from Avenue Five Institute in Austin, TX. After working as a lab tech in the medical field for over 30 years, she found the desire to change careers and pursue the world of esthetics. She has a passion for helping others improve and manage their skin care needs. Specializing in relaxing facials, chemical peels, microdermabrasion, lash and brow tinting and waxing.

She and husband Jeff have lived in Hutto for over 25 years. They have two grown children. In her spare time, Kathy enjoys yoga and organic gardening.

Pam Kovar
Ideal Protein Coach

Pam has been a patient and client of Kunisch Wellness Center for several years and was very excited to join our team in 2017. With Debi, Pam is an Ideal Protein Coach. She has been a resident of Taylor since 1993 when she married her husband, Steven, a Taylor native. She is the mom of three daughters and one son, and Nana to four grandsons. When Pam is not spending time with her family, she enjoys reading, shopping and spending time with friends.