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Our Speech Therapists


Jenny Mendez


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Sheri Jahner



Elizabeth Dicola


Hi, my name is Jenny. I have two master's degrees; one in Education and one in Speech Language Pathology. My professional interests include oral motor development and reading skills. I provide therapy services in Peoria, Glendale, and North Phoenix as well as Telehealth. I also provide speech evaluations throughout the Valley.  

Hi there I'm Sheri. I graduated with my master's in Speech Language Pathology from University of Central Missouri Warrensburg. My professional interests include AAC, motor speech disorders, and have a passion for working with preschool aged clients. My servicing areas include Surprise, El Mirage, Waddell, and Telehealth speech services. 

Hi, I am Elizabeth!  I graduated from ASU with a Masters of Science in Communication Disorders.  I have been an SLP for about 4 years in the school and home setting for a couple of years before going back to graduate school.  In my free time I enjoy hiking with my family and friends.


Paige Davison



Ashleigh Burgess



Amanda Good


Hi, I'm Paige! I graduated with my master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Hampton University. My professional interests include speech sound disorders, caregiver education and training. I conduct evaluations in the East Valley as well as via Telehealth.

Hi, I'm Ashleigh! I studied Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Minnesota Duluth. I received my Master of Science in Speech- Language Pathology from St. Ambrose University in Davenport, IA. I have been in the field for about 7 years, I have served all age groups but enjoy working with preschool age children the most. I enjoy spending time outdoors with my husband and 3 boys!

Hi, I'm Amanda! I earned my B.A. in Linguistics from McGill University and my M.S. in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Oklahoma State University (Go Cowboys!). I have been a SLP for six years, working with preschool to high school aged students. My professional interests include childhood language development, stuttering, and neurodiversity. Outside of work, I enjoy doing yoga and fishing. I service telehealth all over the valley.


Louise Koziol


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Jesse Valle



Elysa De la Torre


Hello, I'm Louise. I service in the Phoenix area and provide telehealth services as well.

Hi, I'm Jesse. I graduated with a Masters of Science degree in Communication Disorders from Arizona State University, with a concentration in the assessment and treatment of communication disorders in bilingual children and adolescents. I have been providing evaluations and therapy services in the valley since 2007. In my free time, I love running, cooking and traveling. I provide evaluation and therapy services in the Phoenix area as well as via Telehealth.

Hi, my name is Elysa! I studied at University of Arizona (BA Psychology) then graduated in 2014 with my Speech Pathology (SLPA) degree. I have been in the field since 2018. My professional interests are in Autism, sensory processing disorders, childhood development, Bilingual speech education, stuttering, and special needs. In my free time I enjoy academics, horticulture, dogs, and hiking. I service in the Tucson area.


Anelisse Guler



Veronica Leon



Naytrice Carlton


Hi, my name is Anelisse. I graduated from Montclair State University. I am a bilingual SLP-A who services the East Valley AZ. My professional interests include Spanish speech therapy as well as sign language. My service areas include: San Tan Valley, Gilbert and Telehealth speech services.

Hi, I am Veronica!  I graduated from Arizona State University with my Bachelor's in Early Childhood Special Education, Grand Canyon University with a Master's in Special Education, Northern Arizona University with my Speech-Language Pathologist Assistant certification and I am currently attending Emerson College pursuing a Master's in Communication Sciences and Disorders.  In my free time I enjoy camping with my family, taking trips to Disneyland, and working on DIY projects.  My servicing areas include: Queen Creek and Telehealth speech therapy services. 

Hi, I am Naytrice. I graduated from University of Akron. My professional interests include Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and oral motor speech disorders. My servicing areas include Buckeye, Tolleson, Avondale, Goodyear, Laveen and Telehealth speech services. 


Alma Stutz



Michelle Kokalis



Tayler Petersen


Hi, I'm Alma!  I graduated from Utah State University with a Bachelors of Science in Communication Disorders and Defecation. My professional interests inculde articulation therapy aphasia and dysarthria therapy. Outside of work I have a photography business and enjoy being a mom and wife! I will be servicing in the Tucson and Sahuarita area!

Hi, I am Michelle!  I service in the Glendale and Phoenix area.

Hi, I'm Tayler! I graduated from University of Arizona in 2019 with a B.S. in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, as well as completed my SLPA coursework and training from U of A in September of 2019. I’ve been an SLPA for 3 years and my areas of professional interest include AAC and gestalt language My personal interests include playing soccer my whole life and I’m a huge animal lover. I service the south Tucson and Sahuarita area.

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Eileena Gao



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Brooke Spurlock


Hi, my name is Eileena! I graduated from University of Redlands, California. I have been in the field for 3 years. My interests are AAC and Gestalt Language Processing! In my free time I enjoy playing video games and fishkeeping.

Hi, my name is Carson! I graduated from Northern Arizona University with a Bachelors of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders. My professional interests are to help children with communication disorders so that they can communicate their needs and interests.  In my personal time, I collect vinyl records and enjoy reading books.  I will be servicing the central and eastern Tucson area. 

Hi, I'm Brooke!  I service in the Gilbert area.


Michael Ross



Jo-Ali Acosta



Robert Bowes


Hi, I’m Michael I'm a Native American, SLPA. I graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in speech language and hearing sciences. I love working with Autism Spectrum Disorder, augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) and articulation. Outside of work, I enjoy making Native American beaded jewelry.  My service area includes The City of South Tucson, South Tucson and San Xavier areas. 

Hi I am Jo-Ali. I'm an undergraduate student at Arizona State University pursuing a degree in Speech and Hearing Science with a minor in Spanish Linguistics. My professional interests include cognitive communication disorders and serving the Spanish-English bilingual communication disorders population. My personal interests include reading autobiographies and memoirs as well as finding and attempting online cooking recipes. I service in the East Valley including Chandler, Gilbert, Mesa, and Tempe.

Hi my name is Robert! I studied speech at NAU after getting my Bachelors at ASU. My professional interests were started by my son being diagnosed with autism 17 years ago. I attended many conferences before studying speech therapy and am now trying to branch out further with my continuing ed. I also enjoy reading and art. I am currently serving in the Surprise area!


Robin Birkmann



Alexis Ahumada



Magie Gonzales-Rivera


Hello, I'm Robin. I attended ASU and graduated in 2021 with my bachelor's in speech and hearing science I have been an SLPA since June 2021. I enjoy working with children who have autism and/or hearing impaired. I am fluent in American Sign Language as well. I enjoy going to the movies with my son, scrapbooking and camping. I service in the Phoenix, Glendale and Peoria area.

Hello I’m Alexis! I graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelors of Science in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences.  My professional interests include Aphasia and Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).  I also enjoy long walks outside and I love to dance!  My service areas include Tucson and Telehealth Speech Services.

Hello, I'm Magie. I service in the East valley, primarily in the Scottsdale, Mesa, and Gilbert area.

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Ageliki Bekos



April Silvas



Jenna Man


Hello, I'm Angie. I provide online evaluations in the Phoenix area, primarily in the Glendale area and via telehealth.

Hi I'm April. I service in the west valley surrounding area including Buckeye, Goodyear, and Avondale.

Hi, I'm Jenna. I discovered what I wanted to be when I grew up at the youthful age of 43. I returned to school to become an SLPA and now I love my work. I enjoy working with children and families. My goal is to make sure everyone is able to communicate their wants needs and feelings, for a fuller happier life. I will be sevicing in the Surprise area of Phoenix.

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