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Speech-Language
Pathologists

Knowledgeable Speech Pathologists

Fundamental Therapy Solutions has a small, dedicated staff of speech pathologists 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.

Born and raised in Gainesville, Amy earned both her bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Florida. In 2001, Amy began working as a special education teacher for elementary and middle school students at the Einstein School. She taught the Lindamood Phoneme Sequencing Program (LiPS) and provided individual speech and language therapy after school. Shortly after, Fundamental Therapy Solutions was founded and quickly expanded, offering multiple services in a clinic setting, as well as many schools. Amy specializes in reading disabilities and has extensive experience in school-based therapy. In addition to LiPS, Amy has been trained in Visualizing and Verbalizing, Seeing Stars, It takes Two to Talk - The Hanen Program, Beckman Oral Motor Protocol and administration of the ADOS-2.

Sabrina is a Certified Speech-Language Pathologist who has been with Fundamental Therapy Solutions since 2008. She is a graduate of the University of Florida for both her undergraduate and graduate studies. Prior to working for Fundamental Therapy Solutions, Sabrina worked as a contract Speech Pathologist, and as an SLP in a private practice and in the school system for 5 years. Sabrina appreciates the families we are fortunate enough to serve and strives to meet their needs to the best of her ability. 

Erin is a Speech-Language Pathologist who graduated from the University of Florida in 2005 with a Master of Arts in Communication Sciences and Disorders. She has been with Fundamental Therapy Solutions for twelve years. Prior to her position at FTS, Erin spent one Fellowship year at the Einstein Montessori School in Melbourne, FL. Erin specializes in reading disorders and using the Lindamood Phonemic Sequencing Program. 

Andrea earned both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Florida. She has held a Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association since 2007. She has been with Fundamental Therapy Solutions as a full-time SLP since 2010 and has been the Lead (department supervisor) since 2012. Prior to working in private practice, she was a school-based SLP at Norton Elementary School and PK Yonge in Gainesville, FL. Andrea specializes in working with children on the Autism Spectrum and with Developmental Dyslexia, as well as Clinical Supervision of graduate students. 

Brittney Bruner is a Speech-Language Pathologist who graduated from Nova Southeastern University in 2015 with a Master’s of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology. She completed additional coursework in evaluation and treatment of individuals with Autistic Disorder, and assessment and application of Augmentative and Alternative Communication. She has worked with Fundamental Therapy Solutions since 2015 and achieved her Certificate of Clinical Competency shortly after starting at FTS. Brittney specializes in the use of Augmentative and Alternative Communication, and behavioral management. 

Jessica Guzman has been with FTS as a Speech-Language Pathologist Assistant since 2017. She graduated from Florida State University in 2012 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Science and Disorders, and is currently working on her Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology at Nova Southeastern University. Prior to working with FTS, Jessica spent five years as a hearing aid specialist at Hearing Solutions, Inc. in Lake City, FL.

Amy Hart graduated from Loyola College in Maryland, and has worked with Fundamental Therapy Solutions as a Speech-Language Pathologist for six years. She also worked at John's Hopkins All Children's Hospital for six years before coming to work with FTS. Amy specializes in both Speech and Language and Feeding disorders. 

Virginia Keselowsky is a Speech-Language Pathologist who has worked with Fundamental Therapy Solutions for six years, primarily treating at Queen of Peace Catholic Academy. She graduated from the University of Florida in 2008 with a master’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders. Prior to working with Fundamental Therapy Solutions, Virginia spent four years at another local speech and language therapy clinic. 

DeAnna graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Central Florida in May of 2017. Prior to working with Fundamental Therapy Solutions, DeAnna spent two years at Student Health Services at the University of Central Florida. 

After retiring from The United States Air Force, William earned his bachelor’s degree in Communications Sciences and Disorders at the University of Florida. He spent 16 years as a Language Therapist at The Morris Center where is specialized in the areas of reading, spelling, grammar, mental imagery and Math Concept Imagery.

Kimberley Owens graduated from Baldwin Wallace University in May 2017 and began working at Fundamental Therapy Solutions in 2017 as a Speech-Language Pathology Assistant. During undergrad, she experienced being a student clinician under the supervision of an SLP and she participated in an internship where she learned how to work with a child with Autism. Kim seeks to learn more about the SLP career and enjoys being a part of the FTS team.

Elizabeth "PJ" Pierre-Jean provides early intervention to children from birth to 5 years of age and works children of all ages including those with autism, alternative/augmentative communication needs, and feeding difficulties.  PJ is fluent in Spanish with family originally from El Salvador. Before working as a Speech-Language Pathologist, she worked as a teacher for the Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing, with intermediate skills in American Sign Language. PJ has been trained in the PROMPT Technique, LiPS Program, SOS Approach to Feeding, and Beckman Oral Motor Protocol.

Sarah Russo is a Speech Language Pathologist who has worked with Fundamental Therapy Solutions for the past six years. Sarah also spent fourteen years working with patients aged birth to 21, in a variety of settings before coming to work with FTS. Sarah received a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Michigan in 1991, and a M.A. in Speech Language Pathology from Northwestern University in 1998. 

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Brittany started with FTS as a Speech-Language Pathology Assistant and returned to FTS several years later as a Speech-Language Pathologist. She earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida in 2013, and a master’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Central Florida in 2016. Brittany has experience working as an SLP in both clinics and schools, and her area of specialty is in serving the deaf and hard-of-hearing population.

Kayla is a recent graduate of the University of South Florida with a bachelor’s degree in Communication Science and Disorders. Prior to joining FTS, Kayla worked for TTI in Jacksonville as Marketing Coordinator and Gainesville Neon and Signs as an Administrative Assistant. Kayla enjoys working with children of all ages and is excited to provide services at the clinic, as well as school-based therapy.

Sabrina Roper, CCC-SLP

Andrea Williams, CCC-SLP

Erin Kramer, CCC-SLP

Amy Hart, CCC-SLP 

Brittney Bruner, CCC-SLP

Virginia Keselowsky, CCC- SLP

Elizabeth Pierre-Jean, CCC-SLP 

Brittany Hines, CCC-SLP 

Sarah Russo, CCC-SLP

William Meldrem, SLPA

Jessica Guzman, SLPA

DeAnna LeBreton, SLPA

Kimberly Owens, SLPA 

Stephen Lewerenz, CCC-SLP

Laura Peek, CCC-SLP

Rachel Ridley, SLPA

Hannah Arnold, CF-SLP

Haley Walker, SLPA

Amanda Stedt, SLPA

Hadley High, SLPA

Erin Bradley, CF-SLP

Symoine Neal, SLP

Sabrina Hoy , SLPA

Alicia Alessio , SLPA

Samantha Birasky, SLP

Kayla Tomlinson, SLPA

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Laura graduated from the University of Florida double majoring in Psychology and Communication Sciences and Disorders, with a minor in Educational Studies. For graduate school, she attended the University of South Carolina where she earned a Masters of Speech Pathology. While in graduate school, Laura taught preschool where she developed her love for working with young children.

Rachel earned her Bachelors degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders in 2018 from the University of South Florida. During undergrad, Rachel was a member of NSSLHA and volunteered at various Speech & Hearing events for children between ages 5-9. Rachel enjoys working with kids of all ages and is interested in receptive and expressive language therapy. 

Sabrina graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Science and Disorders from the University of South Florida in May of 2020. She is currently working on her Master of Science degree in Communication Science and Disorders at Florida State University. Sabrina enjoys working with children of all ages and being able to influence their lives in a beneficial way.

Hannah graduated from East Tennessee State University with a bachelors degree in Elementary Education and a minor in Communication Disorders. She completed her masters degree in Speech Language Pathology in 2019 at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center. She is currently completing her fellowship year here at FTS in order to apply for her Certificate of Clinical Competence. Hannah has a special interest in early intervention but enjoys working with children of all ages.  

Symoine graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Health Science degree in 2012 and a Master of Arts in Communication Sciences and Disorders in 2020. Prior to receiving her master’s degree, Symoine worked locally as a preschool teacher for six years. She is currently completing her clinical fellowship here at FTS to receive her Certificate of Clinical Competence. Symoine has a special interest in early intervention and phonological disorders. 

Haley graduated from University of Central Florida with my bachelors in Communication Sciences and Disorders in 2019.She has worked locally at a a charter school centered around children with speech and language difficulties for two years. She has completed one year as a paraprofessional and her second year was as an Integrated Speech-Language Assistant. She has a special interest in children with reading and language difficulties. 

Amanda recently graduated from Florida Atlantic University with a undergraduate degree in Linguists. Prior to joining FTS, she worked as an RBT for a company in Gainesville. Now she is working with FTS to get further experience in the field of Speech Language Pathology. Amanda is excited to work with children and impacting their lives for the better. 

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Erin Bradley is a Speech-Language Pathologist who graduated from the University of Florida in 2016 with a Bachelor's degree and went on to receive a Master's of Science from Florida State University in Speech-Language Pathology. She has worked locally as a school-based therapist and she is passionate about early intervention, autism spectrum disorder, and augmentative and alternative communication.

Alicia recently earned her BHS in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Florida. While working on her Bachelor’s degree, Ali was involved in a variety of volunteer activities and was the Treasurer for NSSLHA, a nationwide and on campus organization focused on providing awareness about speech, language and hearing impairments and delays. Ali enjoys working with kids of all ages and being able to have a positive impact in their lives.

Samantha Biarsky is a Speech-Language Pathologist who spent over 3 years doing research on successful early intervention for children on the Autism spectrum while completing her undergraduate studies at Ohio State University. She received her Master’s degree in 2017 from Ohio University and has since become an active member of the ASHA aural rehabilitation special interest group due to her passion for sign language as well as the treatment of auditory processing disorders. Prior to working at Fundamental Therapy Solutions, Samantha worked at as a contract Speech Pathologist where she spent most of her time at a school for children with autism while using a total communication approach.

Stephen is a Certified Speech-Language Pathologist who has been with Fundamental Therapy Solutions since 2019. He is a graduate of Florida State University for both his undergraduate and graduate studies. Stephen has worked as a contract Speech Pathologist and in the school system for over five years. He enjoys working with children of all ages and being able to impact their lives in a positive way.

Amy Tomlinson, CCC-SLP

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My child has been working with Samantha. Samantha is kind and my child has been making such great progress despite the current COVID 19 situation. I appreciate Samantha's patience, understanding, and expertise. She really is a wonder Speech Therapist and I am so happy that my child is making great progress. Thank you Fundamental and a big THANK YOU and shutout to Samantha.
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