Courtney
Speech Language Pathologist

Courtney is a highly experienced Speech-Language Pathologist who has worked in private practice settings. She has worked with clients who have various communication disorders, such as apraxia, aphasia, and articulation. Additionally, Courtney has experience with accent modification, augmentative communication, cleft palate, dysarthria, dysphagia, language, phonology, and voice. She has also provided home health therapy using different approaches and collaborated with other healthcare professionals to achieve the best possible outcome for patients. Courtney started her career as a speech pathologist assistant, providing direct treatment to pediatric clients in individual and group settings under the supervision of a Speech-Language Pathologist. Courtney has an M.A. in Communication Disorders from Our Lady of the Lake University, 2003, and a B.S. in Communication Sciences and Disorders from The University of Texas at Austin, 1998. She has also completed Compton PESL Certification in 2006 and training in Lee Silverman Voice Treatment in 2003.

Jo Anne
Speech Language Pathologist

Jo Anne obtained a Master's degree in Communication Disorders from Our Lady of the Lake University in 2017. She has gained valuable experience working in both school districts and rehabilitation facilities. Her clinical interests primarily focus on voice, articulation, and fluency. Jo Anne firmly believes in the philosophy of prioritizing the client's knowledge over her own. She also emphasizes teaching her clients how to avoid harm. Apart from using evidence-based speech therapy techniques, she has also trained classical singers for 25 years, focusing on breathing, dictation, and prosody. Jo Anne's favorite part about being a therapist is witnessing the progress her clients make.

 

Bethany
Speech Language Pathologist

Bethany obtained a master's degree in Communication Disorders from The University of Texas at Dallas in 2010. She has clinical experience working with children in school settings and has a keen interest in Autism Spectrum Disorders, fluency, phonological language, and literacy, as well as pragmatic language disorders. Her greatest joy as a therapist comes from establishing relationships with her clients and witnessing progress that positively affects children and their families. To assist her clients in achieving their objectives, she employs methods like Hodson Cycles, Core language, and Expanding Expression Tools (EET). Bethany is a proud mother of two incredible boys and enjoys knitting, reading, cooking, and practicing yoga in her free time.

Jussara
Speech Language Pathologist

Dr. Jussara Vitorino Woiler is a trilingual speech-language Pathologist and audiologist. She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of the Vale of Itajai in Brazil, and her master’s degree and Ph.D. at the University of Queensland in Australia. Jussara also completed her post-doctorate at the University of Texas Health Science in San Antonio and worked as a researcher in the Brain Development Laboratory at the University of Texas in Austin. During her master's and Ph.D., Jussara was involved in perceptual and physiological assessment of respiratory, and laryngeal function in children and adults with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), and tongue and velopharyngeal functions in adults with Multiple Sclerosis.  Jussara has vast experience in working with acquired neurological disease and has presented her studies in social media, conferences, and as a professor as well as published her articles in important journals.  

Maegen
Speech Language Pathologist

Maegen holds a Master of Science in Communication Disorders from Texas State University and has extensive experience in clinical therapy. Her areas of expertise include outpatient clinic feeding, AAC, cognitive, language, and articulation therapy. She is particularly interested in early childhood intervention, children with language delays, feeding difficulties, and autism. Maegen feels that helping children communicate their wants and needs is the most rewarding part of her job. During her treatment sessions, she uses evidence-based practices and play-based therapy. In her free time, she enjoys traveling and visiting national parks.

Chloe
Speech Language Pathologist

Chloe obtained her master's degree from Georgia State University in Atlanta. She has extensive experience in early childhood education and development and has shared her knowledge in various private and public elementary schools. Chloe even obtained a teaching license for children between the ages of K-5. She has also worked with high school students, providing therapy and helping them to achieve their goals. Chloe is passionate about working with children with disorders such as Autism Spectrum Disorder, Pragmatic Language Impairment, Expressive Language Disorder, and Aphasia. Her main goal is to help children reach their full potential for language development so that they can communicate effectively and interact with the world around them.

Maria
Speech Language Pathologist

Maria received her Master of Science degree from the MGH Institute of Health Professions in 2020. She has experience in clinical therapy in skilled nursing homes and preschool settings. Maria's clinical interests include but are not limited to, swallowing disorders, sensory sensitivities, autism spectrum disorder, TBI, and Aphasia. She enjoys being a therapist because she learns a lot from her patients. Maria believes in using evidence-based practice, client-led techniques, and play techniques. She has taken continuing education courses exploring and implementing IDDSI for pediatrics, the anatomy and physiology of facial, oral, and pharyngeal structures, and patient-centered care for culturally diverse patients. She specializes in amp care and effective swallowing protocol (ESP). When not working, Maria enjoys running, paddleboarding on Town Lake, spending time with her dog, Basil, watching movies with her partner on weekends, and trying out new cooking recipes.

Alexandre
Speech Language Pathologist

Alexandre completed his Bachelor of Science at the University of Arizona in 2016. Over the years, he has gained valuable clinical therapy experience in public school settings, where he has worked with children from pre-kindergarten to high school. Alexandre's clinical interests primarily revolve around articulation and phonology disorders. He firmly believes in the efficacy of using functional language and play-based techniques in his therapeutic approach. On a lighter note, it's interesting to know that Alexandre is passionate about bird photography.