ABOUT US

Sounds Smart Speech Therapy is about helping kids succeed by intervening early to develop their speech, language, and/or social skills. Our qualified and experienced speech-language pathologists and speech-language pathology assistants are committed to that goal.

THAO T. PHAM, M.A. CCC-SLP earned her M.A. degree in Communicative Disorders (Speech and Language Pathology) at California State University, Long Beach in 1998, and is duly licensed by the state and certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). She specializes in social skills group therapy. She has worked for school districts in San Diego County and Orange County, and has over 19 years of experience working primarily with kids, specifically those with Autism Spectrum Disorders. She is the owner and director of Sounds Smart Speech Therapy. Thao also speaks Vietnamese.

TAMI REECE, M.A. CCC-SLP earned her M.A. degree in communicative disorders (speech and language pathology) at California State University at Long Beach in 1998 and is duly licensed by the state and certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). She worked in various school districts in Long Beach before joining Sounds Smart in 2009.

KRISTI GERMICK, B.A. SLPA earned her B.A. degree in Communication Design at California State University, Chico, in 1999 and has been duly licensed by the state as a Speech-Language Pathology Assistant since 2010. She acquired clinical experience at Trabuco Mesa Elementary School and Valencia Elementary School before joining Sounds Smart in 2010.

P7255772MELISSA PHILLIPS, M.S. CF-SLP earned her B.S. degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences from University of Utah in 2015 as well as her M.S. in 2017.She joined Sounds Smart in August 2017.

 

StephSSTEPHANIE SIGMAN, B.A. SLPA earned her B.A. degree in Communicative Disorders from the California State University, Fullerton in June 2014. She became a part of Sounds Smart in July 2016.

 

 

LauraLAURA FLYNN, M.S. CCC-SLP earned her B.S. degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders in 2012 and her M.S. degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders in August 2015 at the University of Central Arkansas. She joined Sounds Smart in July 2016.

 

Mary2MARY CLAPP, M.S. CCC-SLP earned her B.A. degree in Communicative Disorders in 2013 and her M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology in May 2016 at the California State University of San Marcos. She joined Sounds Smart in July 2016.

 

 

KatyaKATYA SOOT, M.S. CCC-SLP earned her B.A. degree in Psychology in 2014 from Occidental College and her M.S. degree in Speech-Language Pathology in 2016 from BU College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College. She has joined Sounds Smart starting September 2016.

 

LindaLismallLINDA LI, B.A. SLPA earned her degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara in Linguistics: Language, Culture, and Society and minored in Education and Teacher Preparation. She completed her Post-Baccalaureate in Communication Sciences and Disorders and acquired her SLPA license from Chapman University in 2016. She is now a part of Sounds Smart beginning October 2016.

 

Megan2MEGAN MURPHY is our office assistant at Sounds Smart. She earned her B.A. degree in Communicative Disorders at California State University, Fullerton in 2017. She joined Sounds Smart in April 2016. 

 

 

 

FALINE is our office and billing manager. She received her B.A. in History from University of California, Irvine in June 2011. After teaching in China for three years, she joined Sounds Smart in February 2016.