Speak Your Mind

Speak Your Mind

On my drive to see the Oscar nominated film La La Land last Friday, I read a bumper sticker, “Speak your mind even if your voice shakes.” As a speech pathologist, my natural inclination was to think about clients with whom I have had the pleasure of...
Achieving Vocal Confidence

Achieving Vocal Confidence

There has been debate among speech pathologists regarding the discrepancy between how we hear ourselves and how others hear us. The release of David Thorpe’s documentary, “Do I Sound Gay?” has given the topic new life. Thorpe, who is gay, reported...
Learn New Speech Skills

Learn New Speech Skills

Learn new speech skills Throughout my work in speech language pathology, I am often approached by individuals who express a desire to improve their speech and business communication skills. Recently, a successful and well-connected business owner shared with me his...