- Speech Therapy
Katherine earned her Master of Science degree in Communication Disorders for Speech-Language Pathology from Eastern Washington University. She has her Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association as well as her Idaho State Speech Therapy license. Prior to graduate school she received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Montana in the fields of English, Linguistics, and Teaching English as a Second Language, followed by teaching in Japan for 3 years. Katherine has also taught graduate level courses in Voice Disorders. Katherine has vast experience treating patients throughout the life spectrum in outpatient clinics, day institutions, and skilled nursing facilities. She has treated a wide variety of pediatric and adult disorders, but now specializes in providing care to patients with voice, breathing, and swallowing impairments. Her special interests include Muscle Tension Dysphonia, Chronic Cough, and Vocal Cord Dysfunction. She is also Vital-Stim™ certified. Katherine grew up in Western Montana and enjoys travel, running, time at the gym and outdoor recreation activities with her husband and daughter.
Societies and Positions Held
Eastern Washington University
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Certificate of Clinical Competence; Vocal Cord Dysfunction; Lessac-Madsen Resonant Voice Therapy; Lee Silverman Voice Therapy; Vital Stim; Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallow