meet our

ABA Therapists

Knowledgeable  Therapists

Fundamental Therapy Solutions has a small, dedicated staff of ABA Therapists to help you and your child overcome difficulties with learning, improve their quality of life, and more. Call to schedule your child's assessment today.

Darienne Boyden, BCBA 

Samuel Pohlenz, RBT

Aileen Hudson, RBT

Tori Bickmeyer, RBT

Regy Gonzalez, BCaBA

Matthew Russo, RBT

Gabriel Mateo,  RBT

Carlota Cedeno,  RBT

Molly Herrington,  RBT

Rebecca Oddy,  RBT

Taylor Bickmeyer, RBT

Angela Adu Siaw, RBT

Macy Sawicki , RBT

Meiko McDaniel, BCBA

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Darienne is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst who holds a Masters Degree from the University of South Florida in Applied Behavior Analysis. Darienne gained her foundational ABA experience during her undergraduate career at the University of Florida as a research assistant in the behavior analysis labs. Since then, she has worked across multiple settings such as home, schools, clinics, and the child welfare system and has functioned as an RBT, BCaBA, and now a BCBA. Her favorite part of her job is helping people through the use of evidence-based practices and seeing the growth and transformations that occur. Darienne lives in Gainesville with her husband and enjoys hiking and planning her next trip to one of USA’s great national parks!

Samuel Pohlenz works at Fundamental Therapy Solutions as an RBT. Samuel is also a student at Santa Fe College with plans on transferring to UF for a degree in OT or Counseling. His drive is to help people (kids and adults) succeed. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his friends playing sports and debating who is the best athlete in history.

Meiko is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst who holds a Masters Degree from Arizona State University in Special Education: Applied Behavior Analysis. Meiko has a background in special needs camping and is excited to provide creative scientifically supported programming for his clients. Meiko lives in Gainesville with his fiance and two pups. 

Regy started working as a BCaBA at Fundamental Therapy Solutions after passing his certification exam in February of 2022. He had previously worked as an RBT at FTS starting in January of 2021. He attended USF Tampa and graduated with a degree in Psychology in 2014. He has worked in ABA across Gainesville, Tampa, and Atlanta for the past 6 years; gaining experience working with a variety of kids in the clinic, home, and community. He enjoys playing guitar and training his dog Jaxon in his free time. 

Aileen is a Registered Behavior Technician currently studying Health Education and Behavior at the University of Florida with a minor in Disabilities in Society. She has a strong passion for working with children. In her free time she enjoys spending time with friends and family and playing with her dog!

Tori is a Registered Behavior Technician with a sociology degree from UF. She intends to further her education in this field so that she can continue to help and care for families in her community!

Matt is currently attending the University of Florida pursuing a degree in criminology with a minor in disabilities in society. Matt also is participating in the Army reserves where he is learning to become an Aviation officer. Matt has been working with FTS for a little over a year and is currently working as an RBT. 

Gaby is a registered behavior technician and a Junior at the University of Central Florida. He is currently studying English and Psychology and hopes to pursue a graduate degree in psychology. Gaby enjoys writing, playing video games, and intramural sports with his friends.

Carlota is a Registered Behavior Technician with a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from the University of Florida.
She hopes to pursue a Masters's Degree in Special Education: Applied Behavior Analysis.
Carlota is bilingual, born and raised in Maracaibo, Venezuela. She enjoys staying active (cognitively and physically), traveling around the U.S, and releasing her coffee passion during her free time. 

Molly is a registered behavior technician of just over a year with an Associates degree in Nursing from Santa Fe College. In the summer she works as a private swim teacher for kids, and after her shifts at FTS you can catch her around Gainesville photographing families and events. In her free time, she enjoys relaxing with her two puppies and husband, and a good day at the beach. 

Rebecca is an RBT with a degree in Family, youth, and community sciences from the University of Florida. Her professional background has been working with children in various fields as a preschool teacher and camp counselor for an Autism summer camp. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, and being outdoors

Taylor is a Registered Behavior Technician with a bachelor’s degree in Health Education and Behavior from the University of Florida. She is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Special Education: Applied Behavior Analysis at Arizona State University. In her free time, she loves to travel and spend time with family and friends.


Macy Sawicki is a third year undergraduate student at the University of Florida, pursing a bachelors in health science and a minor in disabilities in society. Her future career plans are to become an OT and work with children with a variety of abilities and needs. In her free time she enjoys thrifting, going to the beach, and hanging out with friends and family.

Angela Adu Siaw is a Registered Behavior Technician at Fundamental Therapy Solutions. She is a dual-major graduating senior and will soon receive her Bachelor's in Psychology:Behavior Analysis and Anthropology at the University of Florida. Angela hopes to pursue a doctorate in Forensic Psychology in the future. She loves learning new hobbies like longboarding in her free time and spoiling her dog, Auggi!

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