The face behind Speech Chick Therapy is a Texas lovin’, candy eatin’, Dr Pepper drinkin’ redhead who LOVES speech therapy! I absolutely love what I do. This profession allows me to do amazing things. Nothing beats a 4 year old’s first words or babbling from a once silent toddler. I love to help a family help their child. I want to empower the parent/guardian to help their child and work as a team for the child’s best interest.
Melissa has been a speech pathologist for over 13 years. I have worked in the school and clinic settings in addition to the home setting. Although I loved my time in the schools, I always had worries that I could do more. When I made the move to private practice, I knew this was my calling…to help kiddos AND their families.
University of Texas at Dallas-Bachelor’s in Speech Language Pathology & Audiology 2001
Texas Woman’s University-Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology 2005
Besides running Speech Chick Therapy, I am married to my high school sweetheart. We have two children, a daughter and son. Both are involved in sports so we stay busy on the weekends ( and sometimes weeknights!!) When I am not cheering my kids on or doing a speech session, I like to be at home crafting, watching TV, reading, or…napping! (Seriously, I look forward to those long naps under a cozy blanket!) I’ve recently picked up running and hope to run a 5K soon!
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