Michelle is owner and speech-language pathologist at Simply Speech. She is licensed to practice in the state of Texas and is a certified member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Originally from Corpus Christi, Michelle now resides in Pleasanton, Texas. She opened Simply Speech to help meet Atascosa County's need for high-quality private speech therapy services.
Michelle received her Bachelor of Arts in English from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi and her Master of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Texas A&M University-Kingsville. Michelle excelled in academics, graduating Summa Cum Laude. She makes continuing education a priority in her career to ensure quality, evidence-based service for her clients. In 2015, Michelle was awarded the American Speech and Hearing Association's Award for Continuing Education (ACE). This honor distinguishes only a select group of SLPs who participate in professional continuing education far beyond state and national requirements.
In addition to private practice, Michelle has worked as an SLP in a variety of settings and with all ages, including public schools, outpatient hospital, nursing home, home health, and Early Childhood Intervention (ECI).