Speech Therapists

Helping your child communicate

Speech-language pathologists work with children to improve feeding, verbal communication, articulation, and other life skills needed for a child to engage in everyday activities.

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Krystin Ensign, MA, CCC-SLP

Krystin received her Bachelor of Science degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences and Communication Disorders from the University of Washington. She attended graduate school at Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C, where she received a Master of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology. Krystin has pursued additional training in the area of feeding. She enjoys collaborating with families and other professionals to treat children using a team-based approach.

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Lisa Norfolk, MA, CCC-SLP

Lisa received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Montana State University in 1987. She attended graduate school at the University of Colorado where she received a Masters Degree in Communication Disorders in 1990. Lisa has worked in a variety of pediatric settings including hospitals, schools, and private clinics. Lisa has worked for Youthful Horizons since 2008 and she specializes in working with infants and toddlers with communication and feeding disorders.  Lisa has completed several advanced continuing education courses in order to enhance her skills, particularly in treating premature and term infants with feeding and swallowing concerns. Lisa  has developed relationships with a variety of medical providers in order to provide the highest level of a  continuum of care to her patients.  

 

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Debbie Olson, MA, CCC-SLP

degree in Communications Disorders from Eastern Washington University and received her Master of Arts in Speech and Hearing Sciences from Washington State University in 2000.  She has worked in a variety of settings including public schools,

private clinics and hospitals working with both adults and children. Her areas of interest and special training include treating children with articulation and language disorders, motor speech difficulties, feeding, and oral motor development. Debbie is PROMPT certified and has been practicing at Youthful Horizon’s Therapy since 2012.

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Gloria Liam, MA, CCC-SLP

Gloria Lam is a trilingual speech-language pathologist from Singapore. She received her Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology at the University of Washington in 2019 and has been working at Youthful Horizons since October 2022. She has experience working with children of all ages with varying levels of communication needs in several settings (e.g., public schools, outpatient clinics). She emphasizes a holistic approach in her assessments and treatments. She also deeply values collaborations with parents and other professionals to support every child's communication needs. Her current areas of interest include working with culturally and linguistically diverse populations, bilingual/multilingual assessment and intervention, speech and language developmental delays, and feeding difficulties. During her spare time, Gloria enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and seeking new experiences in life.

Madison Fenton, MS, CCC-SLP

Madison received both her Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences and her Master of Science in Speech and Hearing Sciences at Washington State University. She has practical experience in school-based and early-intervention pediatric settings. Madison initially came to Youthful Horizons as a student and began working as a speech therapist soon after she graduated in May 2022. She enjoys collaborating with families and other professionals to treat children using a team-based approach. Madison has additional training in feeding and gestalt language processing.

Nicole Douglas, MA, CCC-SLP

Hello! My name is Nicole Douglas. I am a licensed and certified pediatric Speech-Language Pathologist. I graduated from the University of Central Missouri in 2018 with a Masters in Speech-Language Pathology. In my free time, I enjoy hiking, camping, and exploring national parks with my spouse, trying new restaurants, and hanging out with my three cats.

Although I am passionate about working with children of all ages and abilities, in my 7+ years of experience, I have found my niche working exclusively with children presenting with mild-severe articulation and phonological processing disorders. I firmly believe that early intervention is the key to future success and have dedicated my professional career to helping young children achieve their maximum potential by partnering with parents and caregivers throughout the therapy process.

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Rachel Hoey, MA, CCC-SLP

Rachel graduated from Washington State University with her Master of Arts in 2010, and she got her Bachelor of Science at the University of Washington in 2008. She has worked at Youthful Horizons Therapy since 2010. Rachel enjoys working in early intervention with the birth to 3 population. She focuses her time improving the speech and language development of these young children while supporting their families and caregivers in their homes, head start centers, and daycares. Rachel and her husband enjoy being outside and spending time with their three children.

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.Elisa received a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Communication Disorders from Eastern Washington University. She has worked in a variety of settings including public schools, hospitals and private clinics with both adults and children. Her areas of interest include articulation and phonological disorders, language disorders, motor speech difficulties, apraxia and feeding disorders. She also has experience treating Spanish speaking children with language disorders. Elisa has been practicing at Youthful Horizons Therapy since 2020.
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