Gretel Perez, M.S CCC-SLP, is a licensed and board-certified bilingual speech-language pathologist specializing in treating patients with neurological impairments affecting language, voice, cognition, and swallowing function. She has evaluated, diagnosed, and treated individuals with articulation/phonological disorders, language delays, pragmatic deficits, fluency disorders, aphasia, dysarthria, dysphagia, apraxia of speech (AOS), and voice and velopharyngeal disorders. She has a keen interest in treating adults who are experiencing cognitive-linguistic deficits after a brain injury, as well as individuals diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease and other neurological conditions. She earned her Master’s degree from Florida International University, where she graduated Summa Cum Laude. She has provided therapy to both pediatric and adult populations in a wide variety of settings, including hospitals, schools, and outpatient rehabilitation facilities.
Using a patient-centered approach and evidence-based practice, she strives to provide functional and meaningful improvements that impact an individual's quality of life. Gretel is certified in LSVT Loud® (Lee Silverman Voice Treatment), a speech treatment utilized for individuals diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease and other neurological conditions that impact vocal loudness and clarity. She has also attended training for fiberoptic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing (FEES). She is a certified member of the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association (ASHA), where she upholds the Certificate of Clinical Competence, and is a licensed clinician in the state of Florida.