Our Team

We only recruit and retain therapists and support personnel that are not only experts at what they do, but fully enjoy their careers. This results in a highly professional and creative team and a nurturing and fun environment.

We have over 25 experienced therapists that include BCBAs, RBTs, Speech and Language Pathologists, and Occupational Therapists. With the launch of our Telehealth Division, all Speech and Occupational therapists are trained and experienced in teletherapy.

Phillip Weil
Phillip WeilBA, MA, PEERS certified
Phillip oversees the operations at ACG Therapy Center. A University of Florida graduate with a diverse and multicultural background, Phillip heads the ACG team in close collaboration with our Clinical Lead, ensuring alignment to the Center’s Vision and Mission. His experience includes educational and work experiences in US, Canada and Puerto Rico. He is certified in PEERS Social Skills intervention.
Liz Duda Robuck
Liz Duda RobuckMA, CCC-SLP, PEERS Certified
Speech-Language Pathologist, Clinical Lead of Speech and occupational Therapy
Liz comes to us from the University of Florida, with a Bachelors Degree in Communication Sciences & Disorders, and a Masters Degree in Speech Language Pathology. Liz leads our talented team of therapists, ensuring a multidisciplinary approach customized to every child. A born teacher and mentor, she has trained students and mentored young therapists. She has participated in research efforts at UF, and has extensive experience with children on the Autism spectrum. She is recognized for her work on the development of social skills at the Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD), where she co-created a social skills club for teens with ASD known as “MyFriends.” She is a certified provider of PEERS, a social skills training intervention for youth with social challenges.
Violet Kyong
Violet KyongMsED, BCBA
Our BCBA and ABA Clinical Lead, Violet Kyong, has extensive expertise in ABA, plus is also a specialist in early children’s education.She has a MS in General and Special Education, and an MA in Organizational Psychology from NYU. Violet leads an exceptional group of RBTs with diverse backgrounds and languages, all with previous experience in early intervention. She is part of the Leadership Team at ACG, working closely with our other Clinical Lead and autism expert, Elizabeth Robuck.
Sarah Waters
Sarah WatersMS, BCBA
Sarah Waters received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology, with a concentration in Child Psychology, from the University of North Florida and her Masters in Applied Behavior Analysis from Ball State University. She has been in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis since 2014, working first as a Registered Behavior Technician before becoming a BCBA in 2019. Sarah is a Arkansas native who enjoys traveling, reading, and spending time with her husband and two children.
Reina Dulapang
Reina DulapangOTR/L
Reina is originally from the Philippines and has 10 years of OT experience. She is married and lives in Gainesville, and during her off-time she enjoys gardening, cooking and traveling.
Marissa Bray
Marissa BrayMS, BCBA
Marissa Bray was born and raised in Peru, Indiana. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Spanish from Hanover College. She received her Master’s Degree in Arizona State University. She became a BCBA in February of 2020. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband and pets. She also enjoys hiking, reading, and playing the piano.
Carla Rivera
Carla RiveraMA CCC-SLP
Carla is originally from Puerto Rico. Received a bachelor’s degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Puerto Rico and a Master’s degree in Speech Language Pathology from University of Turabo. She moved to Gainesville with her husband, who is also an SLP, and their two dogs. She specializes in working with bilingual patients. Her interests include working with children with language and reading disorders, articulation impairments, children on the Autism Spectrum and other related disorders, and feeding difficulties.
Anika Sarwar
Anika SarwarCOTA/L
Anika grew up in Orlando and moved to Ocala in 2016. She went to OT school at Keiser University in Orlando. She enjoys spending time with her two kids.
Jennifer Beguiristain
Jennifer BeguiristainMA CCC-SLP
Jenny is a Miami native who specializes in bilingual therapy. She received her Bachelors degree in Psychology and her Masters degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Florida. She has worked in both school and clinical settings. Outside of work, Jenny enjoys traveling, cooking, and spending time with her family and pups.
Samantha Vaillancourt
Samantha VaillancourtMA CCC-SLP
Samantha comes to us with eight years of experience in speech-language therapy in various pediatric and school settings. Experienced in treating children with Autism, language impairments, articulation disorders, and intellectual disabilities, she is also skilled at using assistive technology to implement augmentative and alternative communication systems. She has served children from linguistically and culturally diverse populations.
Support Staff
Support Staff
Putting our patients and their family’s interest above everything else is reflected in everything we do beginning at the front desk, and in all of our processes. Thus our support staff is as carefully selected as our therapists.

Insurance/Payment

We are contracted with many insurance plans, but we also bill insurance companies that allow out-of-network benefits.

We work with you to ensure we maximize insurance coverage, and we strive to keep our fees accessible, so that you get the services you need. In order to optimize the process please:

  • Contact your insurance agency to understand what is covered. If you call, please document your contact information (names, dates), and the exact information provided to you.
  • If a referral is needed, please ensure we have it before your appointment.
  • Tell us quickly if you change insurance companies!
  • Co-pay is due at the time of service.

We accept cash, personal checks, Visa, MasterCard, PayPal.

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