We provide Myofunctional Therapy, Speech Therapy, and Buteyko Breathing as a non-invasive, holistic, approach to improve your quality of life. We assist in collaborative treatment of mouth breathing, tongue thrust, support, and screening for tongue and lip-ties for all ages, C-PAP alternatives, TMJ pain, frequent headaches, and facial pain. Our mission is to provide individualized therapy with care and love in a supportive setting.
BS, RDH, QOM, Certified Buteyko Breathing Practitioner, Certified Myo Munchee Practitioner, TOTS Trained Professional
Kelley is an Arizona native and a US Army veteran. She has been serving the valley in the pediatric field since 1996. Having worked with children, and special needs individuals; she provides a loving touch. She is a licensed dental hygienist and had extensive training in the world of myofunctional therapy and the practice of Buteyko, in which she is a Certified Buteyko Breathing Practitioner. She received her specialized training initially through the International Association of Orofacial Myology (IAOM) and has achieved her Qualification in Orofacial Myology through Neo-Health Services. She prides herself on keeping up to date in current research and therapy modalities to benefit her patients. Her favorite thing about being an orofacial myologist is the connection and relationships she develops with each patient. In her spare time, she loves to learn, be active, travel, and spend time with her partner, children, and many nieces and nephews. She loves corgi dogs!
BS, RDH, COM, Buteyko Breathing Practitioner
Audrey is a myofunctional therapist with a passion for making therapy supportive, engaging, and fun! Her goal as a therapist is to provide her patients with the necessary education, assistance, and encouragement in reaching their maximum abilities. Audrey has over 20 years of experience as a licensed dental hygienist in family and pediatric practice and received her training in Myofunctional Therapy through the International Association of Orofacial Myology. Audrey has taken her specialty further and achieved a Certification in Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy through the International Association of Orofacial Myology. Her interest in myofunctional therapy began when her own children began orthodontic treatment and her eyes were opened to the many health consequences related to myofunctional disorders. She considers herself a life-long learner and strives to continuously increase her knowledge to help others improve their health and well-being. Audrey loves hiking, camping, and playing various sports with her husband and four children but also relishes quiet time and reading.
Alison is a licensed dental hygienist with over 20 years of experience. She was raised in Flagstaff, Arizona. She furthered her education to specialize in treating Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders through the International Association of Orofacial Myology (IAOM). She found an interest in this area after noticing a connection with her own myofunctional concerns, as well as her family members. She has a passion for helping her clients and connecting the oral-systemic relationship.
M.S., CCC-SLP, TOTS Trained Professional
Jennifer Yancey is a holistic certified pediatric bilingual Speech-Language Pathologist who has provided services in the valley for 15 years. She uses a play-based approach to target articulation, phonology, expressive and receptive language, augmentative and alternative communication (AAC), social pragmatic language, story retelling, executive functioning, fluency, and voice. Jennifer is trained in Story Champs, ASD from the Inside Out, and sensory integration. She also has training in Tethered Oral Tissues (TOTS) and Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy.
B.S. in Speech and Hearing Science
M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology
Certification of Clinical Competence
Jessie Spaleta is a bilingual certified Speech Language Pathologist who has provided services in the valley for 15 years. Originally from NYC, Jessie has had the opportunity to work with a variety of populations and disorders, while working in a variety of settings including schools, skilled nursing facilities, and homes. Jessie has experience with treating individuals with Receptive and Expressive Language Disorders, Cognitive-Communication Impairments, Apraxia of Speech, Articulation and Phonological Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Feeding Disorders, Fluency Disorders, Cerebral Palsy, Sensory Processing Disorder, Attention-deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Intellectual Disabilities, and Language-Based Learning Disabilities. Jesse uses her training in Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy to assist in achieving goals with her speech-focused clients.
B.S. in Speech and Hearing Science
M.S. in Communication Disorders
Certification of Clinical Competence
Becky grew up in Naperville which is a suburb just outside of Chicago, Illinois. She was an elementary school teacher for many years. She has taught all grade levels from preschool to sixth grade. She is a licensed dental hygienist and she works clinically alongside her role as a myofunctional therapist. Becky furthered her specialized training in Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy through the Academy of Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy. Her interest in this field sparked from the success story of her daughter who underwent her own myofunctional therapy journey!
Jeannie is an Arizona native, living here her entire life with the exception of a couple of years in Chicago (which will always have a piece of her heart). Always having a love for helping others, she has worked with helping others her entire adult life. She is a dedicated Speech -Language Pathologist, always reading, learning, listening, and applying new strategies/ techniques to her practice. She also works part-time as a birth doula, helping families through pregnancy and childbirth.
She has worked with children in the field for 15 years. Jeannie has worked with a variety of disorders and delays, including but not limited to: receptive and expressive language disorders, developmental delays, Autism Spectrum disorder, speech sound disorders: Childhood Apraxia of speech, articulation and phonological disorders, and combinations of these; fluency disorders, language learning delays, intellectual disabilities, medically fragile children, cerebral palsy, chromosomal syndromes including Downs Syndrome, Deaf/ hard of hearing, cleft/ lip palate repairs, augmentative and alternative communication (AAC), use with Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS), and social pragmatic language. Jeannie is trained with PECS, complexity approach for phonology, and the Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT) for adults and children.
Chelsea Macken is an Arizona native certified Speech Language Pathologist who has provided services in a variety of settings across Arizona. She has worked with all ages including children birth to three, preschool, elementary, and high school ages who have suffered from a variety of disorders and delays impacting their communication. She has experience working with children who suffer from expressive and receptive language delays, phonological processing disorders, articulation delays, voice, fluency, sensory processing, and many other areas. She believes in a collaborative coaching model to help patients reach their goals. She is currently going through her own myofunctional therapy journey and is excited to help share her knowledge with others. In her spare time, she loves spending time with her family, playing with her two rambunctious children (Eastyn and Giovanni), and taking cooking classes.
Our therapists have extensive training and years of experience in treating orofacial myofunctional disorders and speech disorders. We are caring and compassionate about what we do, and we care about YOU. We feel you or your child is a special individual and will provide individualized care to meet your needs.