Kelly was inspired to pursue speech therapy, because her Aunt Lisa had served as a speech therapist at a school. Lisa shared positive stories about her work and the benefits of the family-time balance. Fun fact – even Kelly’s cousins chose to become SLPs, too. What means the most to Kelly is witnessing children gain confidence in their communication abilities.
Her therapeutic approach begins with developing a relationship with her children that’s full of trust and meaningful connection. She has found this helps facilitate successful communication lets her clients feel safe and respected.
Kelly specializes in cognitive communication impairment, swallowing disorders, family-centered therapy approaches, and play-based therapy approaches.
“Resolve to be tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic, and tolerant of the weak and wrong. Sometime in life you will have been all of these.”