Susan Glaub is a licensed and ASHA certified speech-language pathologist with over 25 years experience working with children and adults with communication difficulties. While completing her masters degree in speech-language pathology at Ohio University she also assisted in the development of a masters degree in education of the multiple handicapped. After working for the State of South Carolina and then for Charleston Speech and Hearing Center, she opened her first private practice in Charleston, SC in 1980. After selling her practice to relocate to Northern Virginia she went to work as an associate with the former Communication Competence Center before opening Mclean Speech and Language Services, LLC.
In 1987 she completed an intensive course in “The Diagnosis and Treatment of the Deviate Swallow” at the Institute of Myofunctional Therapy. She was trained and certified in 1992 by Dr. Guy Berard, the French otolaryngologist who developed Auditory Integration Training. In addition to working with her clients, she is a frequent guest lecturer at universities and organizations.
Lauren Schwabish M.S., CCC-SLP received her Bachelors of Science degree with Honors in Communicative Disorders from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and holds a Masters degree in Communication Sciences from Hunter College of the City University of New York. She has 15 years of experience working in hospitals and rehabilitation centers, evaluating and treating patients with neurologic illnesses, including stroke, traumatic brain injury, brain tumors, and neuropathy of critical illness. Lauren takes an integrative approach to therapy, seeking natural, functional opportunities in which to practice communication and thinking strategies, incorporating clients’ specific interests and needs. She actively collaborates with family and allied caregivers in order to foster greater independence and success in a wide variety of contexts. In addition to serving McLean Speech and Language Associates clients, she is a Senior Speech Pathologist at INOVA Mount Vernon Hospital in Alexandria. She is licensed in the Commonwealth of Virginia and the District of Columbia and is a certified member of the American Speech Language Hearing Association.
Christine Couturier, M.A., CCC-SLP received her Bachelors of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology from Miami University, and her Masters of Arts degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences from The George Washington University. Christine began working at McLean Speech and Language Services, LLC in June of 2014. She evaluates and treats children and adults with a variety of speech, language, and pragmatic deficits including articulation disorders, oral-motor disorders, language disorders, stuttering, Apraxia of Speech, word retrieval difficulties, phonological disorders, accent modification, voice disorders, developmental delays, and pervasive developmental disorders. Additionally, she works as a speech-language pathologist at a private school in Northern Virginia that specializes in educating children with learning differences. This school has partnered with McLean Speech and Language Services so that their students can receive therapeutic intervention within the school setting. Lastly, Christine works as a speech-language pathologist at a day facility in Northern Virginia, working with adults with a variety of disabilities, which has also partnered with McLean Speech and Language Services. She is a licensed speech-language pathologist in the state of Virginia and holds her Certificate of Clinical Competency from the American Speech Language and Hearing Association (ASHA). Christine is also a PROMPT trained therapist.
Amy McKee, M.S., CCC-SLP received her Bachelors of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Penn State University. She received her Masters of Science degree in Speech and Language Pathology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Amy has worked in the public school system for ten years where she evaluates and treats children who have a wide range of speech and language disorders. Additionally, she has been part of the team at McLean Speech and Language, LLC since January 2015. Amy has been trained in The Lindamood Phoneme Sequencing (LiPS) program and enjoys providing therapy to children with articulation delays, expressive and receptive language delays, pragmatics, and fluency disorders. Amy is licensed in the state of Virginia and holds her Certificate of Clinical Competency from the American Speech Language and Hearing Association (ASHA).
Amanda J. Krol, M.S., CCC-SLP is originally from Cape Cod, Massachusetts and recently relocated to the DC metro area in May, 2015. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Bridgewater State University and received her Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Northeastern University in Boston, MA. Amanda has over 14 years of experience in evaluating and treating children and adults with a variety of speech, language, pragmatic, swallowing, and feeding disorders. She has worked in both public and private school settings, Early Intervention, and owned a private practice while residing in New Jersey. Amanda has extensive training and a passion for working with children and young adults with multiple disabilities and complex medical needs. Additional areas of special interest to Amanda include: apraxia of speech, articulation disorders, auditory processing disorders, augmentative/alternative communication and assistive technology, Autism Spectrum Disorders, developmental disorders, dysphagia, fluency, language disorders, learning disabilities, oral motor disorders, phonological disorders, reading difficulties, and social-communication difficulties. Amanda is licensed in the states of Virginia and Massachusetts and currently holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA).