Meet the Team

Monica Gurulé, M.S. CCC-SLP

Owner and Founder

Monica is the founder and owner of Bilingual Interventions and is a seasoned Bilingual Speech-Language Pathologist. She completed her undergraduate and graduate studies at the University of New Mexico. Her undergraduate studies where both in Speech-Language Pathology and Spanish. She earned her Master’s Degree in Speech- Language Pathology in 2001 and her Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association in 2002. Recognizing the tremendous need for bilingual speech therapy, her passion for helping others and her dream of owning her own business, she opened Bilingual Interventions, LLC in 2009. 

Monica is a Native New Mexican who recognizes the importance of evidenced based clinical services and the needs of our multi-cultural community who works tirelessly to support and advocate for her office and clinical team as well as the clients and families served.

Clinical Staff

Nadine Henderson

M.A., CCC-SLP

Nadine is a native New Mexican, born and raised in a small community in Northern New Mexico. She is bilingual and joined our team at Bilingual Interventions in August of 2019.  She received her undergraduate and graduate degrees from The University of New Mexico. She is a licensed and certified speech-language pathologist, who holds her Certificate of… 

Leslie Sisneros

M.A., CCC-SLP

Leslie Rael-Sisneros received a B.S. and an M.A. in Communication Disorders from New Mexico State University and has been has been providing speech-language pathology services at Bilingual Interventions, LLC since February of 2018.  Leslie holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association as well as…

Geri Quintana

M.S., CCC-CLP

Geri has been a Speech-Language Pathologist since 1989 and joined the team at Bilingual Interventions Outpatient Clinic in October 2014.  Her experience is well rounded in adult and pediatric Inpatient Rehabilitation, adult and pediatric Outpatient Rehabilitation, Home Health Care provider, School-based settings…

Ivonne Peñuela

M.A., CCC-SLP

Ivonne is a native Spanish speaker originally from Bogota, Colombia. She received her Master’s Degree in Communication Disorders from NMSU. At NMSU she participated in the Bilingual Program and has 12 graduate credits of specialized training in bilingual assessment and intervention… 

Carrie Rodriguez

M.A., CCC-SLP

I have been part of the Bilingual Interventions family since January 2017 and I have been a practicing Speech Language Pathologist since 1995.  I completed my Bachelor’s degree program from the University of New Mexico (UNM) and received my Master’s degree from New Mexico State University (NMSU) in… 

Diana Gonzalez

M.S., CF-SLP

Diana was born in Ecuador and moved to the States when she turned 5. She like many people who migrated to the States, had to learn English. She received her Bachelor’s in Communication Disorders and Sciences with Spanish as her minor through SUNY-Geneseo. After graduating in 2006 life took her to other journeys that involved…

Lizeth Mata

M.S., CCC-CLP

Lizeth is a native Spanish speaker originally from Mexico. She received her B.A. and her M.A. in Communications Disorders from the University of New Mexico. She has been providing speech-language pathology services with the Bilingual Interventions…

Teresa Phillips​

M.S., CCC-SLP

Teresa has worked primarily in home and community settings with all ages and has been part of the Bilingual Interventions team since October 2018. She is skilled in early childhood development, autism, and speech and language therapy with an emphasis on parent training, naturalistic, and functional communication….

Kathryn Haase

M.S., CCC-SLP

Kathryn has been a Speech-Language Pathologist since 1984.  She joined the Bilingual Interventions team in November, 2011, after a 27-year career in the public schools.  Kathryn’s clinical interests and expertise are in the areas of social-emotional development, and speech, language, and cognitive disorders… 

Robert P Romero

Robert is pleased to be working with the wonderful therapists and staff at Bilingual Interventions. He has worked in several rural school districts, including the Los Lunas School District, where he was an owner/partner for 8 years with AmAble Therapies Inc. He has experience working with infants, toddlers, children, and young adults with various diagnoses including…

Administrative Staff

Lorrie Griego

Office Manager

Lorrie is the front Office Manager at Bilingual Interventions, where she always has a smile on her face. Lorrie is bilingual and has been with us since November 2014. Lorrie is our expert in scheduling and billing and she thrives on keeping the clinician’s schedules full and giving her all to ensure everyone has access to our services….

Sabrina Flores

Office Assistant

Sabrina is bilingual and is our receptionist here at Bilingual Interventions and has over four years of experience in customer service.  She has been with us since May 2018.  She is a very versatile member of our staff as she works as closely with our Office Manager; performs day to day duties to help keep the therapy charts up-to-date; assists with documentation updates; checking…

Diandra Bencomo

Admin Assistant

Diandra joined our team years ago as a volunteer, assisting with any and all administrative office needs as well as helping with the organization of activities for our company.  She then accepted a position as our administrative assistant in August of 2019.  She continues to assist the front office manager with any duties…

Technology

Jonathan Hollinger

B.S.T.M., IT Administrator

Jonathan joined Bilingual Interventions in 2019 to facilitate a company-wide technology upgrade, and has remained with the company since that time.  He has over 11 year of experience in the IT field, and holds several degrees in Technology, Management and Engineering. Jonathan is a native New Mexican and a part time volunteer for the City of Albuquerque’s Zoning and Planning department, as well as his Home Owner’s Association. He prides himself on his creative ability to solve complex problems, and enjoys his diplomatic role as a community leader. 

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