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About

What to Expect

Eugene Speech Therapy provides compassionate care that works by offering:​

• Compassionate, client-centered and adaptable approach

• Evidence-based and effective techniques

• Community involvement to enhance access and opportunities

• Individualized care plans that take into account client goals and lifestyle,

   ensuring meaningful outcomes and happy clients
• Flexible hours and locations (clients seen in office, home, or via tele-                 practice)

• Dedicated and supportive work with minorities and those in the LGBTQIA+         community 

• Consistent re-evaluation to ensure value and effectiveness

Eugene Speech Therapy LLC aims to affect positive change within the community by offering evidence-based communication and swallowing services. We provide comprehensive, client-centered therapy that serves the client as a whole person and ensures life changing outcomes.

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Sierra Corbin, M.S.Ed, CCC-SLP | Therapist + Owner

"I began my path in speech-language pathology as a volunteer with ShelterCare in Eugene, Oregon, mentoring a survivor of traumatic brain injury. I have since expanded my career and expertise, earning a master's degree, completing an internship in a Primary Stroke Center hospital, and working for several years in skilled nursing facilities. I also currently work at the University of Oregon's Communication Disorders and Sciences program, supervising graduate students and implementing community programs.

Many areas of speech-language pathology fascinate me and I have since developed high-tech communication systems, helped people with swallowing problems to eat safely, healed voices, educated on best communication treatments and strategies, and assisted clients in learning how to build on their strengths and to face their new challenges with confidence. Of course, what I love about my job is that my clients often teach me valuable lessons about life and hope."

Education

• Master of Science in Education for Speech-Language        Pathology, University of Nebraska, 2014
Bachelor of Arts for Communication Disorders and             Sciences, University of Oregon, 2009

Professional Associations

Sierra is a member of the ASHA special interest groups Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders, Voice Disorders, and Neurogenic Communication Disorders.

Community Involvement

Sierra uploads educational videos on her Youtube channel, "Eugene Speech Therapy", which has 1.9 million views. Visit her page at youtube.com/eugenespeechtherapy. She also volunteers to lead the LOUD Crowd Parkinson's group while HEDCO is on break and speaks to music school voice students about vocal health.  

Certifications

• American Speech-Language Hearing Association              Certification
• Oregon licensed

• Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation Certified

• SPEAK OUT! Provider

• PhoRTE provider

• MTDP certified 

Accomplishments

• American Parkinson's Disease Association Grant               Winner 2019 and 2020

Parkinson Voice Project Grant Winner: 2018-2020

• ASHA ACE (Award for Continuing Education) 2018;             completing over 80 contact hours in three years

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Michelle Bunn, M.S, CCC-SLP | Therapist

Michelle Bunn is a speech-language pathologist who enjoys working with patients from pediatric to adult. Her experience includes an array of areas, assessing and treating patients for articulation; voice; aphasia; swallowing disorders and cognitive rehabilitation. Michelle is passionate about social interaction and communication. For her, speech-language pathology provides an opportunity to assist patients in strengthening language and cognition skills. Watching that child smile proudly as they master those challenging sounds, or standing with a patient when they achieve their goals and gain confidence to return to a lifestyle of increased independence is inspiring. She has worked in various settings — including acute, outpatient, skilled nursing, and inpatient rehabilitation — and currently works as a therapist at Oregon Rehabilitation Center where patients are recovering from diagnoses such as stroke and traumatic brain injury.

 

Away from the clinic, Michelle enjoys gardening, running, being on a river, and spending time with family and friends.

Education

• Master of Science, Speech and Hearing Sciences

  Portland State University, 2014

• Bachelor of Arts, Arts and Letters

  Portland State University, 2005

Certifications

• American Speech-Language Hearing Association                Certification

• Oregon Board Licensed

• Basic Life Support for Health Providers Certified

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JoAnna Sloggy, PhD, CCC-SLP | Therapist

JoAnna Sloggy received a Bachelor’s Degree in Music from Methodist University, a Master’s Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Memphis, and a Doctorate Degree in Rehabilitation Sciences from the University of Kentucky under the mentorship of Joseph Stemple, PhD, CCC-SLP. She is a provider at the University of Kentucky Voice & Swallow Clinic where she is a member of the voice care team and the Singing Voice Specialist. Dr. Sloggy provides assessment and intervention for general and professional voice disorders, aging voice, and behavioral disorders of the upper airway including vocal cord dysfunction and chronic cough. She is certified in Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT) for Parkinson’s voice changes and Somatic VoiceWork.

 

Dr. Sloggy is pleased to join Eugene Speech Therapy as a teletherapy voice consultant and looks forward to working with you to help improve your vocal function!

Education

PhD, Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Kentucky,        2019 

• Master of Science in Communication Disorders and           Sciences, University of Memphis, 2012

• Bachelor of Science in Music, Chico State University,           2007

Certifications

• American Speech-Language Hearing Association                Certification

• Oregon, Kentucky, Tennessee, North and South                   Carolina Licensed

• LSVT Certification

• Somatic Voicework Certification

• Stroboscopy trained

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Amanda Montoya, M.S, CCC-SLP | Therapist

While working as a preschool teacher, Amanda was inspired to pursue a career in Speech-Language pathology after watching a SLP foster the communication skills her little students needed to turn wild and wordless tantrums into, “Help, pwease.” Through earning her master’s degree to become a SLP herself and working with diverse patient populations in outpatient, inpatient, and acute care settings over the past five years, she discovered her passion for medical speech pathology. She specializes in rehabilitation to adults with swallowing, communication, and cognitive disorders from stroke, traumatic brain injury, head and neck cancer, GERD/esophageal disorders, MS, and other neurological disorders. She currently enjoys providing speech services at the Oregon Rehabilitation Center.  Driven by her Sicilian heritage and enthusiasm for every person having the right to enjoy a good meal, she is actively pursuing a Clinical Specialty Board Certification in Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders. Amanda believes eating, thinking, and communicating are some of the very basic gifts that make us human. She finds it an honor to work alongside patients and their families to create specific and engaging therapy plans to help regain these abilities as much as possible.

 

When she is not providing SLP services, you can find Amanda with a coffee mug in hand, whipping up a good meal in the kitchen, on a volleyball court, or biking around town with her wonderful husband. 

Education

• Master of Science, Communication Disorders and    Sciences, University of Oregon, Eugene OR, 2015

• Bachelor of Science, Human Development and Family      Studies, Colorado State University, Fort Collins CO                5/2009

Certifications

• American Speech-Language Hearing Association               Certification

• Oregon Licensed

• Registered MBSimP Clinician

• Basic Life Support for Health Providers Certified

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Anna Epstein, M.S, CCC-SLP | Therapist

Anna has been working with young children for over 15 years and loves every minute of it! She received both her Bachelor's and Master's degrees from the University Of Oregon. Anna's passion for working with pediatric clients continues to grow as she treats clients with delays in articulation, phonology, and language. She has extensive experience empowering parents and caregivers with tools to support their children outside of the therapy sessions.

 

Anna enjoys hiking, camping, cooking, and snuggles with her newborn baby boy.

Education

• Master of Science in Communication Disorders and           Sciences, University of Oregon, 2015

• Bachelor of Science in Communication Disorders and         Sciences, University of Oregon, 2012

Certifications

• American Speech-Language Hearing Association                Certification

• Oregon licensed

• MEDIC First Aid certification: PediatricPlus CPR, AED,         First Aid for Children, Infants, and Adults

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Kate Izquierdo, MS, CCC-SLP | Office Administrator

Kate Izquierdo is the Office Administrator at Eugene Speech Therapy. With a background as a Speech-Language Pathologist, she is uniquely suited to provide support to the Eugene Speech team. Kate obtained her Master's degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo in Communicative Disorders and Sciences. Her Bachelor's degree was earned at the State University of New York at Geneseo with a double major in Spanish, as well as Interpersonal and Organizational Communication. Kate is the owner of L.E.I. Administrative Solutions, a virtual assistant company specializing in tailoring support to owners of speech and language private practices across the United States. The primary goal of L.E.I. Administrative Solutions is to help others achieve work-life balance. 

 

With 10 years experience in the field, Kate has worked in multiple settings including skilled nursing facilities, home health care, and public schools. She has supported both adults and children experiencing speech, language, cognitive, and swallowing difficulties. Her passion is in the areas of supporting bilingual individuals with culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, as well as individuals who benefit from augmentative and alternative communication (AAC). In her free time, Kate enjoys spending time with her family and just welcomed her first child, Lucia. She and her family enjoy hiking, traveling, music, and delicious food!

Education

• Master of Science, New York State University 

• Bachelor of Science, New York State University

Certifications

• American Speech-Language Hearing Association                Certification

• Colorado licensed

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Michal Barbis | Scheduling

Michal is a student at the University of Oregon where she is pursuing a degree in Communication Disorders and Sciences. In her spare time, she loves skiing, knitting, and spending quality time with family, friends, and her crazy cool golden retriever, Bailey. After college, Michal is planning on continuing her education to get her master's degree so that she can become a pediatric speech pathologist.

Education

• Bachelor of Science, Communication Disorders           and Sciences, University of Oregon, est. 2022

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Jamie Price-Tober | Billing

Prior to founding Therapy Billing Solutions (TBS) in 2017, Jamie worked for over nine years as an office manager for a private practice therapy facility. She has a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management as well as a Master of Science in Health Administration and Leadership, both from Saginaw Valley State University. Jamie is a 'Pepsiholic', loves animals and shopping, and cherishes free time spent with family and friends.

Education

• Bachelor of Business Administration in                         Management, Saginaw Valley State University,           2004

• Master of Science in Health Administration and          Leadership, Saginaw Valley State University, 2016

Accomplishments

• 2021 Vice President for Women in Leadership Great           Lakes Bay

• Board of Directors as Secretary for A Place For Grace       Community