Meet The Team

Team

Speech Language Pathologists

Marisa Binder

MA, CCC-SLP

Speech Language Pathologist

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Marisa Binder

Marisa B.

Marisa received her Bachelors of Arts in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Montana and a Masters in Speech-Language Pathology at the University of Northern Iowa. Marisa continues to increase her education and gain clinical experience treating children with a wide variety of speech, language, feeding and social communication disorders. In her free time, Marisa enjoys spending time with family and friends, singing, being active and diving deep into a Netflix/Hulu series.

Holly K.

Holly Kranches

MA CCC-SLP

Speech Language Pathologist

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Holly Kranches

Holly Kranches

Holly received her Bachelor’s degree in English Education from Eastern Washington University in 2010 and her Master’s degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences from Washington State University in 2014. She is an active member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Her clinical experience in hospital, skilled nursing, and outpatient clinic settings includes working with children and adults with aphasia, expressive and receptive language impairments, dysphagia, apraxia, autism spectrum disorder, and articulation/phonological disorders. In her free time, Holly enjoys the outdoors, traveling, reading, and spending time with her husband, son, and giant Alaskan Malamute, Bear.

Eden White

MA CCC-SLP

Speech Language Pathologist

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Eden White

Eden earned her Master’s degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences from Washington State University in 2014. Her professional interests include infant and toddler communication and language, feeding, childhood apraxia of speech, and cleft lip and palate. As a member of the Inland Empire Maxillofacial Review Board, Eden assesses children born with craniofacial differences from around the region. She has attended continuing education in PROMPT training and the American Cleft Palate Association Research Symposium. In her time away from work, she enjoys spending time with her friends and family including her two children.

Amanda Budsberg

MA CCC-SLP

Speech Language Pathologist

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Amanda Budsberg

Amanda B. Amanda completed her master’s degree in Speech and Language Pathology in 2010 at Western Washington University. Amanda is a licensed speech-language pathologist certified through the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. She specializes in treating the pediatric population, with focus on supporting children aged birth-to-three and providing individualized coaching to their families/caregivers. Amanda is trained in Neuro-Developmental/Bobath Treatment and completed the NDT certificate course for children with neuromotor disorders. Amanda has received Reciprocal Imitation Training (RIT) to support her work with young children with autism and other pervasive developmental disorders. She is a Pediatric Feeding Association member and has attended several continuing education courses in the management of pediatric dysphagia and other feeding challenges. Amanda is fascinated by motor speech disorders and particularly enjoys treating children with apraxia of speech and severe phonological deficits. In her free time, Amanda loves playing music, cooking, and exploring the outdoors with her husband and their two children.

Branden J. Mount

MS CCC-SLP

Speech Language Pathologist

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Branden J. Mount

Brandon M

Branden graduated from Eastern Washington University in 2014 and has been practicing as a speech-language pathologist since. He got married in 2018 and welcomed his first child, a daughter, in 2019. Branden plays and coaches volleyball in his spare time and enjoys cheering on the Seattle Sounders and Seattle Seahawks. His areas of interest include early intervention and augmentative and alternative communication (AAC).

Cassie Cleary

MS, CCC-SLP

Speech Language Pathologist

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Cassie Clearly

Cassie C.

Cassie completed her Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in Speech Language Pathology at Washington State University in 2014 and 2016. She is a licensed speech language pathologist and a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Cassie has gained experience treating children aged 0-21 years with a wide variety of speech, language, feeding, social communication disorders and with alternative and augmentative communication. Outside of work, Cassie loves reading mystery novels, cooking and baking, and playing with her pup, Ruby.

Marissa Cardenas

MS, CCC-SLP

Speech Language Pathologist

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Marissa Cardenas

Marisa

Marissa received her B.A. and M.S degrees in Speech and Hearing Sciences from Washington State University and is a licensed speech language pathologist.  Marissa is bilingual in Spanish and has gained experience working with children 0-21 years old in the school and outpatient clinic setting working with individuals with a variety of speech sound disorders, language impairments, feeding, alternative and augmentative communication, and social communication disorders. Outside of work, Marissa enjoys baking, traveling, reading, being active, and spending time with her cat and dog.

Lauren Hereford

MS CF-SLP

Speech Language Pathologist

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Lauren Hereford

Lauren H. Lauren received both her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Science degrees from Washington State University in Speech and Hearing Sciences. She is currently working toward her Certificate of Clinical Competence as a Speech-Language Pathologist. Lauren enjoys working with the pediatric population treating a variety of different disorders including Autism Spectrum Disorder and various language disorders. In her spare time, Lauren enjoys going to Priest Lake with family and friends, baking, and being outdoors.
Maryska

Maryska Henriksen

CF-SLP

Speech Language Pathologist

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Maryska Henriksen

Maryska

Maryska earned her master’s degree in Speech and Language Pathology from Eastern Washington University in 2020. She is currently working towards her Certificate of Clinical Competence. Her professional areas of interest include Autism Spectrum Disorders, early intervention, and augmentative and alternative communication (AAC). She has previous experience in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and utilizes these strategies in her therapy sessions. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her son, listening to music (especially vinyl), and cooking. Something you may not know about her is that she is bilingual in Polish and English. 

Abby Duckworth

Abby Duckworth

MS, CF-SLP

Speech Language Pathologist

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Abby Duckworth

Abby Duckworth Abby earned her Bachelors of Art in Communication Disorders in 2016 and Masters of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders in 2019 both from Eastern Washington University. She is currently in her clinical fellowship year working towards obtaining her Certificate of Clinical Competence. Abby has experience working with patients from infants to geriatrics. Abby's experience includes a background in ABA therapy, internships in the outpatient setting, private clinic setting, and in the public school setting. Abby enjoys working with a variety of patients and disorders ranging from speech and language delays to social communication and fluency disorders. She continues to gain education in the field of Speech-Language Pathology in order to best serve her clients. In her free time, Abby enjoys spending time with friends and family, going to local restaurants, thrift shopping, and reading.
Megan Fenton

Megan Fenton

Speech Language Pathologist Assistant

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Megan Fenton

Megan graduated from Eastern Washington University with her Bachelor's in Communication Disorders and Sciences in 2016. She is currently pursuing her master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology at Northern Arizona University. She has a passion for working with all ages and has a special interest in the area of early intervention for children birth to three. In her spare time she enjoys shopping, exercising, camping and spending time with family and friends.

Lauren Gilbert

MS, CCC-SLP

Speech Language Pathologist

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Lauren Gilbert

Lauren

Lauren graduated from EWU with a M.S in Communication Sciences & Disorders in 2015. She enjoys working with variety of populations in outpatient pediatrics, especially early birth to three kiddos. In her spare time Lauren loves hiking, camping, and travelling with her husband and dog Fynn. She feels so grateful to have chosen a career that surrounds herself with amazing staff and families every day!

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