Staff Bio

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Alyssa Larsen, Speech Language Pathologist

Alyssa grew up in central British Columbia, Canada. She attended the University of British Columbia (UBC) where she obtained her bachelor's degree in Speech Sciences and Psychology with a focus on cognition and development. She lived in Vancouver, BC for nearly a decade before moving to the United States with her husband. She attended Midwestern University in Glendale, AZ where she completed her master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology. 

 

Alyssa has experience working with clients from birth to adulthood with various communication and swallowing disorders. She has worked with the pediatric population in various roles for more than 15 years. Her #1 passion is working with fluency disorders, though she loves everything about the field of speech-language pathology. Alyssa believes speech therapy has the power to help clients develop stronger relationships, foster independence, and build confidence. She enjoys working on feeding as well, in order to help increase her clients' trust and comfort with eating and exploring new foods. 

 

In her free time, Alyssa loves reading, cooking, and playing board games and video games.