Christina Pinedo, M.S., BCBA

Christina is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology with a minor in Public Health in the University of Miami. She then continued her education at Kaplan University where she acquired a Masters in Science degree in Psychology with a concentration in Applied Behavior Analysis in 2016.

Christina developed a passion for the field In 2014, when she began working with children diagnosed with autism and other related disorders. As a BCBA, Christina’s goals are to continue to increase skills needed based on each individual client need while decreasing problem behaviors using principles of behavior analysis. Her experience as a BCBA includes the development, supervision, and implementation of verbal behavior programs in the clinical environment, homes, and schools. She continues to expand her knowledge and skills through continuing education, conferences, trainings, workshops, and current research. 

Gabriela Gomez Riveron, M.A., BCBA

​Founder/ Co-Owner 

Gabriela Gomez Riveron, "Gaby Gomez", is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.  She is the owner of Gomez Behavior Services, serving families with children on the autism spectrum (ASD) since 2004.  Gaby began working with children with ASD in 1998 as she was completing her bachelor's degree in Psychology from Florida International University. She then went on to pursue a master's degree in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis, which she received from the University of Nevada, Reno. She has been a Board Certified Behavior Analyst since 2004.  Gaby has focused on helping improve children's lives using ABA methods, specializing in early intervention for 19+ years. She has worked with a wide range of children with varying special needs as well as typical children with behavior problems.

Assistant Behavior Therapists

Khadija Smith, M.A., BCaBA

Khadija from Seattle. Washington. She has experience in providing services in the clinic and school setting. Khadija obtained her Bachelor’s in Social Sciences from the University of Washington and graduated with her Master’s Degree in Applied Behavior Analysis from The Florida Institute of Technology in the summer of 2023. She has worked as a behavior therapist with Gomez Behavior Services since 2019. In March 2024 she obtained her certification as a Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst.

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Joyce Fraga, M.Ed., Behavior Therapist

Joyce Fraga is a Registered Behavior Technician and has been practicing since 2017. In April 2019, she obtained her Bachelor’s degree in psychology specializing in ABA at Florida International University. Her interest in the field was inspired by growing up with her older sister who has Autism. Joyce has worked alongside children as well throughout her studies in schools, homes, and clinic settings. Her passion is to help children with autism and other disabilities in filling in the gap by teaching skills that will enhance their quality of life. Her personal background has given her a unique perspective when working with families and individuals in the field. In August 2021 she obtain her Masters in Education, specializing in ABA, and plans on becoming a Board Certified Behavior Analyst in the future. ​​

Janice Garcia, M.S, BCBA

​​Janice Garcia has been working as a Registered Behavior Technician since 2018. She joined Gomez Behavior Services as an intern before graduating December 2021 with her Master of Science in Psychology with a focus on Applied Behavior Analysis. Janice is bilingual in Spanish and English. She became board certified through the BACB in April 2022.  

Donna Alvernaz, B.A., Behavior Therapist

​​Donna Alvernaz became a registered behavior technician in 2019, providing services through the clinic, school, and home settings. She has been with Gomez Behavior Services since January 2020. Prior to becoming an RBT, Donna received her Associate’s degree in Elementary Education from Miami Dade College and worked as an assistant preschool teacher. She went on to take an introduction to Behavior Analysis course as part of her completion for undergraduate studies and worked at an agency where she was trained to become an RBT, providing direct one-on-one ABA therapy with children with ASD. Donna received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Florida International University in 2013. Her passion to help children succeed and learn in order to have a better quality of life has driven her to want to continue learning herself. She is currently pursuing her Master’s degree in Applied Behavior Analysis at Florida Tech University.​​

Alanna Fesser, M.A., BCBA​

Alanna is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst who has worked with children with ASD and their families since 2006 in various capacities. Alanna obtained her Bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University of Miami, and went on to earn her Master's degree in Applied Behavior Analysis with a specialty in ASD from Ball State University. Alanna has worked for Gomez Behavior Services under the mentorship of Gaby and Priscilla for 10+ years.

Angelina Torres, Behavior Therapist​

Angelina is a Registered behavior technician and full-time student. She is currently attaining her bachelor’s degree in psychology at Florida International University and aspires to complete her master's degree in behavioral analysis through FIU as well. Her love for ABA stems directly from her love of children and wanting to help them learn and master essential life skills. She is extremely grateful to be a part of our team and eager to continue learning and gaining experience in the field of ABA.

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Natalie Nau, M.S., BCBA​

Natalie Nau is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology with an emphasis in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) at Florida International University in 2011 and later received her Master of Science Degree in Cognitive Behavioral Disorders through Nova Southeastern University in 2014. She has been working in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis since 2010 and truly loves the field. She has worked in various settings including clinic, home setting and school settings with clients ranging in age as wide 2-65 with various developmental disabilities. Natalie truly loves working closely with families to improve the quality of life of individuals diagnosed with developmental disabilities and considers working in Applied Behavior Analysis to be her passion.

Isis Casillas, M.A., BCBA

Isis Casillas is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst with a hard-working and loving attitude. Isis has provided services within the school and clinic settings.   She received her Bachelor's degree from Florida International University in Psychology in 2013.  Isis then pursued a Master's Degree Program in Social Work from FIU in 2017.  She is bilingual in Spanish and English and has worked as a behavior therapist with Gomez Behavior Services since 2015. 

Arthur Olivares, Behavior Therapist​

Arthur Olivares is a therapist who has an Associate's degree in biology and currently pursuing a psychology major with a path in Applied behavior analysis at Florida international University. He is bilingual (English and Spanish). Arthur has also coached a variety of sports which include track and field, golf, volleyball, and soccer.

Juliana Cuneo, Behavior Therapist​

Juliana Cuneo is a Registered behavior technician and a full-time student getting her bachelor’s in psychology at Florida International University. She is working towards getting her registered behavior technician certificate this upcoming fall and aspiring to start a psychology-related graduate master's program in the near future.

Patricia Espinoza, M.S., BCaBA​

Patricia Espinoza is a Board Certified assistant Behavior Analyst that has being working with children providing ABA services within home, clinic and school settings since 2016. Patricia received her Bachelor of science in Psychology from Venezuela in 2013, and her Master's Degree in Psychology majoring in Mental health Counseling from Albizu University in 2021. She is bilingual in English and Spanish and has worked with Gomez Behavior Services since 2019.

Joselys Llanes, Behavior Therapist

​Joselys Llanes became a Registered Behavior Technician in January 2022. Joselys is currently at Florida International University pursuing her degree in Psychology. She has been studying Behavior Analysis since August 2021. Joselys is bilingual and fluent in the Spanish and English language. She has provided both school and clinic therapy settings. Joselys is eager to continue learning within the field of Behavior Analysis while also using her enthusiasm to help children learn.​​

Brianna De Armas, Behavior Therapist​

Brianna De Armas is a bilingual Registered Behavior Technician from Miami, Florida, with an associate's Degree in Psychology. She is currently enrolled at Florida International University, where she will obtain her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology with a path in ABA. Brianna is CDA certified and has been passionate about working with children from a young age.

Gabriela Velasco, MSW, Behavior Therapist

Gabriela Velasco is a Registered Behavior Technician and has been with GBS as of May 2021. She graduated with her Bachelors in Psychology from Florida International University in December of 2020, and obtained her Master's degree in Social Work in August of 2023. Through her undergraduate career, Gabriela always knew she wanted to work with Children as a therapist. While working for GBS, she has realized her love for the field of ABA. She feels extremely grateful to be apart of a team that educates one another, works together, and cares for their clients lives above all. ​​

Isabella Gonzalez, Behavior Therapist​

Isabella Gonzalez is a Registered behavioral technician and a full-time student getting her bachelor's in psychology at Florida International University. She has been working with special needs adults for over six years and is now on her journey to explore the field of Behavior Analysis.

Olivia Alvarez, M.S., Behavior Therapist

​Olivia is a Registered Behavior Technician who graduated from Florida International University with a Bachelor's degree in Psychology. In December of 2023, she obtained a Master's in Counseling with a focus in Behavior Analysis at Nova Southeastern University. Olivia started working at Gomez Behavior Services in October 2021 and has been learning hands-on about the field of Behavior Analysis with the goal of becoming a future Board Certified Behavior Analyst. She loves how the supervisors give their all in the education and progression of their clients and their therapists. Olivia plans to continue providing behavior therapy in the future as she has always had a passion and love for children and behavior. 


9415 SW 72nd Street, Suite #101

                       Miami, Fl, 33173


Board Certified Behavior analyst Supervisors

Aileen Amat, B.A., Behavior Therapist

​Aileen Amat is a Behavior Technician and has been with GBS since Fall 2019. Aileen is bilingual (Spanish and English). In the summer of 2023, she obtained her Bachelor's degree in psychology with a focus in Applied Behavioral Analysis at Florida International University. Aileen worked in the education field for 4 years prior to joining GBS and has had a passion for helping children her whole life. Aileen truly enjoys working at Gomez Behavior Services. ​​​​

Priscilla Deal Rossi, M.S., BCBA

​Co-Owner/Clinical Supervisor

Priscilla Deal Rossi is co-owner and clinical supervisor of Gomez Behavior Services.  She has specialized in treating children with severe food refusal since 2006. She received her training in behavioral feeding treatments from the Kennedy Krieger Institute. In 2012, Priscilla became certified as a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst and received her master's degree in Applied Behavior Analysis and Autism from Sage Graduate School.

For the past 15 years, she has provided applied behavior analysis services to children with varying diagnoses. Priscilla has focused on making Miami the BEST city a child with autism can live. She continues to pursue this goal through her free community programs and her free tips on social media. She is the founder of two community programs in Miami: Snips for Autism and Smiles for Autism.  You can follow her for free behavior tips at: