Mission Statement:

To provide quality, client and family-centered, speech and language assessment and therapy to families.

About Us

We provide family and client centred assessment and treatment for all ages from Birth to Adults in Durham Region, Kawartha Lakes, Peterborough, and Northumberland.

We pride ourselves in our ability to provide personalized, evidence based speech and language assessment therapy to meet our client’s individualized needs and goals.

Our Team

Christina Lochrie, HBSc, MHSc.,

Speech-Language Pathologist, Reg. CASLPO

Owner, Clinical Director.  Christina is a graduate of the University of Toronto, Master of Health Science program in Speech and Language Pathology. She is registered with the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario and a member of the Ontario Association of Speech-Lanugage Pathologists and Audiologists.  She has experience in client centred assessment and treatment in a variety of service areas with a focus in motor-speech disorders and Autism Spectrum Disorder. Christina has training in a number of evidence based therapy programs for children and adults with speech disorders including PROMPT and The Kauffman Speech to Language Protocol.  Other training includes: DIR Floortime® for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Proloquo2Go™, Picture Exchange System (PECS)™, and LAMP Words for Life™ . Christina continually upgrades her training through workshops and staying current with recent research developments.

Hannah Hansson, R.E.C.E, EA, C.D.A,

Communicative Disorders Assistant

Owner, Clinical Manager.  Hannah is a graduate of Durham College’s Communicative Disorders Assistant program and a member of the Communicative Disorders Assistant Association of Canada.  Hannah focuses her therapy on preschool and school-age children with developmental language disorders and speech delays. Her experience includes: planning and implementing a preschool program for children with various language and developmental delays, certification in American Sign Language and Picture Exchange Communication Systems™ and advanced training in other Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) systems.  Hannah also has education and experience in Applied Behaviour Analysis/ Intensive Behavioural Intervention (ABA/IBI), and Kauffman Speech to Language Protocol. Hannah is certified with WeeHands™ and offers group programing throughout Durham Region. Hannah continues to strive to update her skills through workshops and hands on training.

Kayla Neil, B.A. Honours, M.H.Sc., SLP Reg. CASLPO

Kayla is a graduate of the University of Toronto, Master of Health Science program in Speech and Language Pathology. She is registered with the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario and a member of the Ontario Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists. Kayla also received her post-graduate certificate at Durham College in the Communicative Disorders Assistant Program. She has experience in client-centred assessment and treatment in a variety of service areas, working with both pediatric and adult populations.  Kayla continually upgrades her training through workshops and staying current with recent research developments. Some areas of training include: Floortime therapy for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Considerations in Assessment and Treatment of Childhood Apraxia of Speech, Phonetically Speaking Event: Practical Tips & Techniques for Successful Articulation Remediation, Alpha-Mania Adventures in Speech & Language Pathology (phonological awareness skills workshop), and Supported Conversation for Adults with Aphasia Level A2 & A3.

Miranda Mercier, B.A. Hon., C.D.A. Hon., Reg. CDAAC

Communicative Disorders Assistant

Miranda graduated from Brock University in 2012 with an Honours Bachelors Degree in Speech and Language Sciences. She later went on to obtain her diploma at Durham College as a Communicative Disorders Assistant. Miranda’s main experience includes working with preschool and school-age children in the areas of articulation, receptive and expressive language and early literacy. She has worked in several programs within organizations and in various environments including schools, daycares and speech therapy via video-conferencing in northern communities of Ontario. Miranda is also a member of the Communicative Disorders Assistant Association of Canada. Miranda has recently attended workshops in oral-motor speech disorders and therapy and she strives to update her skills and knowledge with current workshops in order to better serve the population she works with.

Sheree Owen, B.A. Hons., C.D.A. Hons., Reg. CDAAC

Communication Disorders Assistant

Sheree Owen is a graduate from Brock University with a Honours Bachelor of Arts in Speech and Language Science. She furthered her education at Durham College obtaining a post-graduate certificate from the Communication Disorders Assistant Program. Sheree has worked with a variety of different populations including preschool, school-age and adults in the areas of expressive and receptive language, articulation, fluency, pragmatics, literacy and augmentative and alternative communication. Sheree has had training in Picture Exchange Communication System™ Level 1, American Sign Language Level 1, DIR Floortime™ and is skilled in programming and using LAMP Words for Life™ and Proloquo2Go™. Sheree is committed to continuing to further her education to provide exceptional service to her clients.

Olivia Rogoza, BAS Hons., Cert. Life Coach, CDA Hons., Reg CDAAC.

Communicative Disorders Assistant.

Olivia is a graduate from the University of Guelph Bachelor of Arts and Sciences in Neuroscience and Psychology. She has obtained a Communicative Disorders Assistant Graduate Certificate and is a trained Life Coach. Olivia is also a member of the Communicative Disorders Assistant Association of Canada. Olivia has worked with adults, pre-school and school aged children in areas such as articulation, intelligibility, pragmatics, phonological awareness and expressive and receptive language. Olivia has training with Wee Hands Everyday Sign and has experience with Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) and various Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC) technology such as Pixon boards, LAMP, Unity, and Proloquo2go. Olivia continues to further her education through hands on training as well as various workshops. She can’t wait to work with you and your family!