Michele founded the clinic in 2013. She attended the University of North Dakota for both her bachelor and masters degrees, graduating with honors. Michele holds minors in Deaf Studies & Special Education. She has experience working with children and adults in various settings. Michele believes in incorporating a variety of therapy techniques and evidence based practices into each session. Michele enjoys collaborating with other professionals in the community and within MMG to create the best plan for her clients.
Michele is a Washington State Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist, a nationally registered member of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association and a member of the Washington State Speech Language Hearing Association. Michele's special interests include: American Sign Language, Apraxia, early language learners and language processing. Michele is trained in the principles of Nancy Kaufman. She has received specialized training in the "DIR Floortime Therapy" model and is a "PROMPT Level 1 Trained" therapist.
Michele's favorite part about working at MMG is the relationships she forms with the families. "The services here are personalized to each family. It is rewarding to see the progress and impact that our services make in the lives of the children and their families. We have created a strong group of professionals that are dedicated and knowledgeable. Each team member assists with making MMG a place I am proud to work at."
Speech-Language Pathologist Assistant
Rachel graduated in 2016, with honors, from Washington State University with her Bachelor of Arts in Speech and Hearing Sciences. She also holds a minor in Human Development. Rachel joined the team at MMG in the Summer of 2017. She worked as a Registered Behavior Technician for one year before starting at MMG. She is a Washington State licensed Speech-Language Pathology Assistant. Rachel is fluent in American Sign Language and is passionate about working with children.
Her favorite thing about working at MMG is the collaborative and caring atmosphere. "The providers all take time to get to know the families, so that they have success both here in the clinic and at home. Among the providers, we all have great relationships, so that makes coming to work very enjoyable!"
Sarah received her bachelors in Speech and Hearing Sciences from Washington State University and her masters in Speech-Language Pathology from Nova Southeastern University. Sarah worked as a Speech-Language Pathologist in the schools, before pursing her masters degree. She joined the team at MMG in the summer of 2018 as an intern. She returned after receiving her masters degree in the winter of 2019. She has a huge passion for working in the pediatric setting. Sarah looks forward to getting to know all of the families at MMG!
Her favorite thing about working at MMG is the fact that “the environment is happy and inviting. I laugh all the time! I love that everyone is very welcoming!”
Suzy is a Washington State licensed Speech-Language Pathologist. She graduated from Valdosta State University with her Masters of Education in Speech-Language Pathology. She joined the team at MMG in the Spring of 2017. Suzy enjoys working with and programming devices for Augmentative & Alternative Communication (AAC). She has experience and strong knowledge working in the school system. She is a certified member of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association. Suzy currently serves our after school clients.
Suzy enjoys working with the families and being able to look at the whole picture of the child. "I love the ablity to work with the child one on one in a setting that is able to be flexible enough to make therapy fun!"
Danielle is a Washington State licensed and certified Speech-Language Pathologist. Danielle joined MMG in the Summer of 2018. She is a member of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association.
Danielle received her bachelors in Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences from Purdue University. She received her masters in Speech-Language Pathology from East Tennessee State University. Danielle has experience working with: Articulation Disorders, Early Intervention and Augmentative and Alternative (AAC) devices, within the private practice and school setting. Danielle also has experience being a clinical supervisor.
Meghan is a Washington State licensed and certified Occupational Therapist. She is also a member of the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy. Meghan graduated with her bachelors and masters degrees from the University of Florida. Meghan has experience working in the acute caring setting and in outpatient pediatrics. Meghan joined MMG in Winter 2019. She has trainings from the King of Swings (Sensorimotor workshop), Integrated Listening Systems (iLs)., DIRFloortime Handwriting Without Tears and Practical Sense in SI – Therapeeds.