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Speech therapy private practice

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We travel throughout Westchester County, such as:

Ardsley, Armonk, Bedford/Bedford Hills, Briarcliff Manor, Bronxville, Chappaqua, City of Yonkers, Dobbs Ferry, Eastchester, Elmsford, Greenburgh, Harrison, Hastings on Hudson, Hudson, Irvington, Larchmont, Mamaroneck, Mount Pleasant, Mount Vernon, Mt. Kisco, New Rochelle, North Castle, Ossining, Pelham, Pleasantville, Port Chester, Rye, Rye Brook, Scarsdale, Sleepy Hollow, Tarrytown, Tuckahoe, White Plains

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Meet our Westchester speech language therapists.

Westchester, NY licensed bilingual speech-language pathologist

Chelsea

M.S CCC-SLP, TSSLD-BE

Chelsea is an NYS licensed bilingual speech-language pathologist and Certified Teacher of Students with Speech and Language Disabilities (TSSLD) with a bilingual extension. She speaks English and Spanish. She maintains her Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) through the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Chelsea completed her Master’s of Science in Communication Disorders at Adelphi University. Additionally, Chelsea is currently working towards a pediatric health coach certificate through Epidemic Answers.

Chelsea believes in a holistic approach to servicing each child’s bio-individual needs. She utilizes a play-based and family-centered approach in her sessions so that they are both fun and functional. She enjoys providing parent training/coaching and believes it is the foundation for every child’s success.

Chelsea has worked in various settings including NYC Department of Education-District 75, early intervention, and private practice. She has had specialized feeding & swallowing training at a NICU through NY Medical College’s Pediatric Dysphagia Advanced Certificate program. Chelsea is experienced in providing feeding assessments and therapy to complex “picky eaters”. Sessions include but are not limited to SOS approach (Sequential Oral Sensory) through food play/exposure, creating meal-time plans, discussing parent-child mealtime roles through responsive parenting/feeding approach, oral motor skills (i.e., chewing, open cup/straw drinking, safe swallowing, etc.), increasing food repertoire, food chaining, transitioning from puree to solids, etc.

Chelsea’s experiences in the elementary school setting have focused on building communication skills and access to the curriculum of both monolingual and bilingual verbal and non-verbal children on the autism spectrum as well as those with developmental disabilities and learning disabilities through receptive/expressive language (i.e., following directions, increasing utterance length, identifying and labeling nouns/actions, describing, grammar, etc), reading comprehension (vocabulary, inferencing, sequencing, identifying main idea/supporting details, story grammar elements, etc.) and building social skills.

Chelsea is also trained in the use of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) in high-tech dynamic display devices such as LAMP, TouchChat, Proloquo2go, and GoTalk NOW. Including mid-tech static display devices such as GoTalk 4, 9, and 32+, big mac switches, as well as, low-tech communication boards, and PECS (Picture Exchange Communication System) in literacy-based instruction and functional communication.

Location: Bronx, Yonkers, Westchester; outer boroughs on a case by case basis
Types of Service: consultations, individual sessions, group feeding sessions, teletherapy sessions, bilingual speech-language evaluations, and feeding evaluations
Specialization: feeding disorders (i.e., “picky eaters”), receptive/expressive language delays, reading comprehension, bilingualism, augmentative and alternative communication (AAC), and autism spectrum disorders (ASD).
Ages: birth – elementary school

 

 

New York State licensed Speech-Language Pathologist

Carly

New York State licensed Speech-Language Pathologist and certified Teacher of Students with Speech and Language Disabilities (TSSLD), Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Carly is a New York State licensed Speech-Language Pathologist and certified Teacher of Students with Speech and Language Disabilities (TSSLD). She holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Carly completed her Master’s of Science in Communication Disorders at Southern Connecticut State University. She received her Bachelor of Science in Speech and Hearing Sciences from George Washington University. She is trained in PROMPT (Prompts for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets). Carly currently provides therapy in her private office, via teletherapy, as well as home-based and school-based settings.

Carly prides herself in making speech therapy a meaningful and fun process! Her career to date has focused on her work in private practice, providing early intervention services, and full-time positions in New York City special needs schools. She believes that the most progress is made when therapy is approached in successful and practical ways for her clients. Carly utilizes a dynamic approach in therapy and veers away from a “one size fits all” formula, individually designing treatment plans to meet her clients’ needs. Carly truly enjoys working with all age groups, which is why she pursues working with diverse population groups in her private practice. She currently provides services through private practice in her office, at clients’ homes, as well as via teletherapy. She works closely with families and other educators to provide strategies for the carryover of skills outside of therapy. Carly is an enthusiastic and energetic clinician, always prepared to go the “extra mile” for each of her clients and their families.

LOCATION: Westchester office: Chappaqua, NY Westchester home visits: Chappaqua, Armonk, Mt. Kisco, Pleasantville, Bedford/Bedford Hills, Briarcliff Manor, Scarsdale, Rye, Rye Brook
TYPE OF SERVICES: Individual therapy, social groups, speech-language evaluations, consultations
EXPERTISE: receptive/expressive language delays, stuttering, Autism Spectrum Disorders, oral-motor and feeding skills, social language skills, executive functioning, auditory processing skills, reading comprehension, and written expressive language skills.

 

 

Hannah
Hannah

New York State and Connecticut State licensed Speech-Language Pathologist

Hannah is a New York State and Connecticut State licensed Speech-Language Pathologist who received her undergraduate degree from Manhattanville College and a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from New York Medical College (a medically oriented master’s program). She holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), is a Board Certified Specialist in Swallowing Disorders (BCS-S), an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), and a Certified Neonatal Therapist (CNT).  For nearly the last decade, Hannah has worked in a variety of acute care settings including the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), and various multidisciplinary clinics working with children with aerodigestive anomalies/difficulties, velopharyngeal port dysfunction, muscular dystrophy, and craniofacial anomalies.  She also serves as an Adjunct Professor at New York Medical College, training post-graduate licensed clinicians in pediatric feeding and swallowing. She specializes in complex, medically-based feeding/swallowing disorders, as well as sensory and behaviorally based feeding difficulties, as well as picky eaters. Her area of passion is working with infants with feeding and swallowing difficulties and providing education to caregivers/families. 

Hannah believes in child/family-centered care and providing empowerment to families.  Empathy is at the center of her practice and she feels strongly about developing a strong connection with the patients and families she services.  Hannah believes in functional outcomes and will work closely with you to align her clinical goals with your family goals which are equally as important.  

LOCATION: Amawalk, Armonk, Baldwin Place, Bedford, Bedford Hills, Briarcliff Manor, Chappaqua, Cortlandt Manor, Croton Falls, Croton on Hudson, Goldens Bridge, Granite Springs, Jefferson Valley, Katonah, Lincolndale, Mohegan Lake, Mount Kisco, North Salem, Ossining, Purdys, Shrub Oak, Somers, South Salem, Valhalla, Yorktown Heights, Danbury, Greenwich, Ridgefield 

TYPE OF SERVICES: Individual therapy, feeding/swallowing evaluation, treatment, parent consultations.
EXPERTISE: Feeding and Swallowing Disorders, Oral Motor and Feeding Skill delays, oropharyngeal dysphagia, infant feeding and swallowing, breastfeeding difficulties
AGES: birth through 21

MAry
Mary B.

M.S. CCC-SLP, SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST

Mary Bell graduated from James Madison University with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Communicative Disorders. She received her Master’s of Science degree in Speech Pathology from Boston University. She is certified by the state of New York and is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Associate (ASHA). She is also a level one PROMPT-trained therapist.

Mary has spent the majority of her eleven years in the field working with the pediatric population in private practices or in-home as a private speech and language pathologist. Her career has afforded her previous opportunities to work with children and adults of all ages and disabilities in Boston, Los Angeles, and abroad in Kuwait. Her therapy emphasis has been in the areas of articulation, processing disorders, language development, social-pragmatic skills, and fluency. She also has experience developing and running toddler/parent groups, social skills groups, and giving parent workshops. She believes strongly in educating parents to become facilitators of their children’s skills at home and using a playful, child-centered approach to reach children.

Mary is an energetic and enthusiastic professional who enjoys helping people and improving others’ lives. She forms relationships easily and always has the patients’ and families’ needs foremost in her mind.

LOCATION: Manhattan: Union Square, TriBeCa, Battery Park, Financial District, SOHO
Brooklyn: Brooklyn Heights
TYPE OF SERVICES: Individual therapy, speech-language evaluations, parent consultations, parent training
EXPERTISE: Early language development, articulation and phonology, Speech-language delays, Receptive/Expressive language delays, auditory processing, language processing, and social-pragmatic language skills.
AGES: Infants through 21 years of age

Karen
Karen

M.S., CCC-SLP, TSSLD

Karen is a New York State licensed Speech-Language Pathologist who holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). She is certified as a Teacher of Students with Speech and Language Disabilities (TSSLD). She holds state licenses for Speech-Language Pathology in California, Maine, Pennsylvania, Idaho, Michigan, Missouri, Kentucky, and Washington. She received her B.A. and M.A. in Communication Disorders from California State University at Long Beach. Since that time, she has been a 3-time recipient of the ASHA Award for Continuing Education. She is an experienced telepractioner, having worked exclusively in telepractice since 2011. She is passionate about telepractice as a therapy model that is engaging and immensely effective. She has provided speech and language services to children from birth through preschool utilizing telepractice (last 9 years) and in-person (over 20 years).

She values building impactful relationships with families to achieve their goals. Additionally, her experience includes working with school-aged children with a broad range of speech-language difficulties, including autism spectrum disorders, social/pragmatic delays/disorders, articulation/phonological delays, and receptive/expressive language delays/disorders.

She is resolute that learning should be rewarding and engaging and works to make each session effective and gratifying for the child. If you assist a child to love to learn, you set them up for a life of success. Build new skills from a place of strength and interest, rewarding success along the way.

Beginning in 2000, Karen expanded her scope of practice to work with adult professional voices to improve voice quality and remediate vocal dysfunction including vocal nodules.

LOCATION: Brooklyn, Manhattan, Long Island, Staten Island, Queens, Westchester: services provided through telepractice
TYPE OF SERVICES: Speech and language individual therapy, group (2 children), speech-language evaluations, parent consultations.
EXPERTISE: Speech-language delays, autism spectrum disorders, early intervention, adult voice disorders.
AGES: Birth to 21, adult voice disorder, and services for individuals.

Mary Bell graduated from James Madison University with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Communicative Disorders. She received her Master’s of Science degree in Speech Pathology from Boston University. She is certified by the state of New York and is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Associate (ASHA). She is also a level one PROMPT-trained therapist.

 

Kathryn
Kathryn

CCC-SLP, SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST, CERTIFIED TEACHER OF STUDENTS WITH SPEECH AND LANGUAGE DISABILITIES (TSSLD)

Kathryn is a New York State licensed Speech-Language Pathologist. She holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC-SLP) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). She is also certified as a Teacher of Students with Speech and Language Disabilities (TSSLD). She received her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Sciences in Speech-Language Pathology from Loyola University. Kathryn is level one PROMPT trained and has received extensive training in multi-sensory reading instruction.

Kathryn serves as a speech-language pathologist for public schools. She works with a diverse population of students from Pre-K through Eighth grade. Kathryn has worked in a range of settings, including private practice, early intervention, and home care. She has extensive experience in the treatment and evaluation of children with Developmental Delays, Autism, Central Auditory Processing Disorder, Apraxia, Language-Based Literacy Disorders, Fluency Disorders, ADHD, and Speech Sound Disorders-Articulation/Phonology.

Kathryn is level one trained in PROMPT therapy which is a treatment approach for speech sound disorders. Kathryn has a literacy background and has taken courses from the Institute for Multisensory Education and Reading with TLC. She believes in providing students with Multisensory experiences based on Orton Gillingham to effectively teach reading skills and meet each student’s individual learning needs. Kathryn has a strong interest in helping students develop phonological and phonemic awareness skills to build foundational skills for reading. Kathryn aims to support struggling readers and build their confidence and comprehension skills. When working with students with receptive/expressive language disorders, Kathryn believes in collaborating with parents/caregivers and teachers to incorporate spoken language that a child needs through activities and play. She uses a variety of age-appropriate treatment methods to help children with language and communication.

Kathryn prides herself on creating individualized plans for each child to ensure success at home, school, and in the community. Kathryn believes in working as part of an interdisciplinary team to help each child reach his or her full potential. She strives to create a rewarding and engaging environment by incorporating your child’s preferred activities and interests into his or her sessions.

LOCATION: Manhattan: Hell’s Kitchen, Hudson Yards, Chelsea, West Village
Westchester: Bronxville, Scarsdale, Eastchester, Tuckahoe
TYPE OF SERVICES: Individual therapy, group (2-3 children), speech-language evaluations, parent consultations
EXPERTISE: early/school-age language development, developmental delays, speech sound disorders, receptive/expressive language disorders, phonological awareness, dyslexia, reading instruction, reading comprehension, and literacy
AGES: All ages

Mindie
Mindie

M.A.,CCC-SLP, SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST, CERTIFIED TEACHER OF STUDENTS WITH SPEECH AND LANGUAGE DISABILITIES (TSSLD)

Mindie is a New York State licensed Speech-Language Pathologist and a certified Teacher of Students with Speech and Language Disabilities (TSSLD). She holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Mindie completed an MA in Speech-Language Pathology at Hofstra University and a BS in Communication Sciences and Disorders at Syracuse University. Mindie has over 13 years of experience as a speech-language pathologist.

Mindie has experience evaluating and providing therapy for children and adults with language learning disabilities, speech disorders, fluency disorders, hearing impairment and autism. She has attended numerous continuing education seminars on a variety of topics including: Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC), intervention for Central Auditory processing Disorder (CAPD), improving pragmatic/social language skills in children, vocabulary strategies and interventions to improve reading fluency. In addition, Mindie has received 30 credits above her M.A. degree in issues pertaining to school aged children such as aiding students with learning disabilities, preparing for high stakes exams and collaborating with parents to improve student outcomes.

Mindie is passionate about understanding her client’s needs and creating individualized goals that allow for successful communication. She strongly believes in collaborating with parents and other professionals in order to help her client’s reach their full potential.

When not working with students, Mindie enjoys spending time with her husband and 3 children.

LOCATION: Westchester
TYPE OF SERVICES: i.e. Individual therapy, group (2-3 children), speech-language evaluations, parent consultations
EXPERTISE: Speech-language delays, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Literacy
AGES: pre k- high school

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