MA, R.SLP, S-LP(C)
Elizabeth has specialized in the assessment and treatment of stuttering since 1985, and has been working at the Institute for Stuttering and Treatment Research (ISTAR) since 2002. She moved to Calgary to open the ISTAR satellite office in 2006.
Elizabeth has a Bachelor and Master’s degree in speech-language pathology. She’s taken Lidcombe basic and advanced training, and has experience with many stuttering treatment methods including C.S.P. and the Camperdown Program. She is trained to assess for the Speecheasy™ device. Also, Elizabeth is a graduate of the Stuttering Specialist workshop (The Stuttering Foundation/Northwestern University).
In the past, Elizabeth has worked in school, hospital and public health settings and has experience with assessment and treatment of school-aged children and adults with neurological communication problems. Over the years, she has had the pleasure of supervising many S-LP students in their practicums.
With ISTAR and other colleagues, Elizabeth has published a number of papers and presented nationally and internationally on the assessment and treatment of stuttering, treatment efficacy and the use of telepractices. She enjoys working with people of all ages who stutter or have other communication difficulties, including complex cases. Additionally, she speaks conversational Spanish.