Renata Acuña

ABA Behavior Technician


Renata is an Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) behavior technician working with children and youth diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).  She is currently studying psychology at Grand Valley State University and planning to graduate with a BS in Psychology in 2023.  After graduation, she plans to continue studying in the field of psychology.  Renata enjoys teaching new skills through play, imagination, and creativity.  In her position as a behavior technician, she hopes to provide kindness and compassion to the families and children she encounters.

In her free time, Renata relaxes by listening to music, exercising, cooking, and spending time with her pets, Flynn (puppy) and Mowgli (cat).


Bachelor of Science in Psychology – Grand Valley State University – In Progress

Areas of Interest

  • Criminology
  • Childhood Development