CLINICIANS

For billing questions please contact Sandi at 541-316-8078, Monday–Friday 7:30am–3:30pm. For scheduling questions, please contact your therapist directly or contact Kari at 541-638-0194, Monday–Friday 8:30am–5:00pm. For all other questions please use the contact form or call Angie at 541-316-8004.

Christina Stevenson,
M.S. CCC-SLP

christina.stevenson@redmondspeech.com
541-316-8005

Christina is a passionate and skilled speech-language pathologist who enjoys working with children and their families on improving communication/social skills.

She earned her Bachelor’s degree from Eastern Washington University (EWU) with a major in Communication Disorders, a minor in Counseling, Education, and Developmental Psychology, and earning the Outstanding Undergraduate Award. She also obtained her Master of Science degree in Communication Disorders from EWU, graduating summa cum laude.

Prior to becoming a founding partner in Redmond Speech & Language, Christina worked as a speech-language pathologist in the public school setting where she gained experience working with children ages 3-18. Christina is skilled in the use of iPad technology for improving communication ability as well as the evaluation and treatment of articulation/phonological disorders, developmental language delay, dysfluency, motor speech disorders, and communication difficulties associated with Autism spectrum disorder and other developmental delays.  She is particularly interested in working with children in preschool through high school struggling with social communication.

Outside of work, Christina enjoys playing in the great outdoors with her two energetic children and her adventuresome husband.

Angela Bacuyani,
M.A. CCC-SLP

angela.bacuyani@redmondspeech.com
541-316-8004

Angela is a caring and dedicated professional who enjoys working with  adults and children in all areas of communication and cognition.

She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Loma Linda University in 2004, where she was nominated Speech-Pathology Student of the Year.  In 2007,  she earned her Master of Arts degree in Communicative Disorders from Fresno State University, graduating summa cum laude.

Angela has extensive experience treating communication, cognitive, and swallowing disorders for all ages. She has work experience in a variety of settings including acute care hospital, in-patient/out-patient rehabilitation, home health, nursing home,  preschool, elementary, and middle school.  She is skilled in evaluation and treatment of dysphagia, dysarthria, aphasia, apraxia, traumatic-brain injury, voice-disorders, and autism spectrum disorder.

Angela was born and raised in Oregon and has lived in Redmond for over 10 years.  She enjoys hiking, camping, and traveling the world with her husband and three children.

Nicole Confer,
M.S. CCC-SLP

nicole.confer@redmondspeech.com
541-316-5912

Nicole is a Speech-Language Pathologist who was born and raised in Michigan, and lived in Texas for two years before finding a permanent home in lovely Central Oregon.

She began her schooling with a deeply rooted interest in language and cognition at the University of Michigan, where she graduated with her B.A. in Linguistics in 2015. She went on to pursue her M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Texas at Dallas. During graduate school, she established her career at Redmond Speech & Language as a student intern, gaining valuable experience working with clients of all ages and diagnoses. She now works full-time as a licensed practitioner.

In her spare time, Nicole enjoys kayaking, hiking, watercolor painting, and lounging by the river with a cup of coffee, an interesting book, and her dog, Gaia.

Kelly Hartsock,
M.S. CCC-SLP

kelly.hartsock@redmondspeech.com
541-788-8243

Kelly has over twenty years of experience in pediatric speech-language pathology, having earned her master’s degree in Communication Disorders and Sciences from the University of Oregon in 1996, with an emphasis in early childhood development.  She practiced for eight years in Alaska prior to relocating to Bend in 2004.  Her transdisciplinary collaboration with OTs and PTs in early intervention has shaped her practice and her understanding of the importance of relationship, regulation, sensory integration, and positioning on a child’s communication skills.  She is ASHA certified and recently received an Award for Continuing Education (ACE), or formal recognition for demonstrating commitment to lifelong learning.  Kelly specializes in using evidence-based practices and technology to develop communication skills for nonverbal and minimally-verbal children, as well as treating significant speech intelligibility concerns due to phonological disorders or apraxia.

When she is not working, she enjoys camping, hiking, reading, and spending time with her husband and two teenagers.

Kelly Brophy,
M.S. CF-SLP

kelly.brophy@redmondspeech.com
541-728-3182

Kelly was born and raised in New England, although she is a West Coaster at heart. She discovered the field of Speech-Language Pathology while working for the Adaptive Ski & Snowboard Program at Beaver Creek in Colorado, where she fell in love with supporting others in achieving their goals, both on the mountain and off.
Kelly briefly returned East to obtain her master’s degree in Communication Sciences & Disorders from Emerson College in Boston, MA. Since then, she has gained clinical experience providing speech, language, and feeding therapy to individuals across the lifespan. She has worked in a variety of settings, including early intervention, preschools, middle schools, outpatient clinics, and in the inpatient acute rehabilitation setting at Boston Children’s Hospital. She is a dedicated therapist who prioritizes client and family-centered practice.
Kelly is thrilled to have landed in Central Oregon, and she loves to ski, hike, camp and trail run in her free time.

 

Sullivan Kiley,
M.S. CCC-SLP

sullivan.kiley@redmondspeech.com
541-728-3029

Sully is an enthusiastic and compassionate speech-language pathologist who enjoys working with people of all ages. Sully earned his Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Vermont, graduating Magna Cum Laude and receiving the CSD Promise Award for Outstanding Research and the CSD Margaret Kyte Award for Outstanding Academic Performance. Sully later reattended the University of Vermont to earn his Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders.

Sully has experience working in outpatient, inpatient, private practice, and school settings seeing a wide range of etiologies spanning speech, language, cognitive, and swallowing challenges. Sully enjoys developing a strong patient-provider relationship and combining evidence-based practice with creative thinking to meet the individual needs of each client. Sully enjoys working with all populations and has a specific interest in working with people who stutter.

Sully enjoys skiing, rock climbing, and hiking. If he’s not at work, he’s most likely outdoors.

Abigail Nehls-Lowe,
M.S. CCC-SLP

abigail.nl@redmondspeech.com
541-668-6159

Originally from Wisconsin, Abby moved to Oregon to obtain her MS in Communication Disorders and Sciences from the University of Oregon. She has gained clinical experience working in elementary schools, Early Intervention, and skilled nursing settings in Oregon and Southern California and at Salem Health on the inpatient acute rehabilitation team. As a passionate Speech Language Pathologist, she has experience and loves working with clients of all ages in areas of fluency, speech, language, swallowing, and cognition. 

School was not the only thing to bring Abby out west. Her free time is filled with hiking, rock climbing, swimming, and exploring all this state has to offer. She is excited to serve central Oregon and make this area her home. 

Bekah Filippini,
M.S. CCC-SLP

bekah.filippini@redmondspeech.com
541-241-6266

Bekah was born and raised in the Pacific North West and received her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Oregon in both Communication Disorders and Sciences, and Psychology. She received her Master’s Degree from Midwestern University-Glendale where she achieved an award for Outstanding Academic Achievement and honed particular interests in cognition, social communication, literacy, and fluency. 

Bekah has experience working in clinical and medical outpatient rehabilitation centers, acute care, and public schools giving her a wide variety of capabilities across the lifespan. She is a dedicated and supportive speech-language pathologist who is deeply committed to helping her clients feel included and successful across all communication environments.

In her free-time, Bekah enjoys reading, photography, concert-going, hiking, camping, and exploring Oregon with her adorable dog, Ripley.

Courtney Welch,
M.S. CCC-SLP

courtney.welch@redmondspeech.com
541-238-5551

Courtney is a speech language pathologist who was born and raised in Central Oregon. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Public Health with a minor in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Pacific University. She stayed at Pacific University to earn her Master’s degree in Speech Language Pathology. Courtney has experience in a variety of settings including schools, hospital, brain injury community, and private practice. Courtney has also received specialized training in LSVT Loud. Courtney enjoys providing individualized and functional therapy for adults and children and has a passion for working with stuttering, aphasia, and cognition. 

When she is not working, Courtney enjoys being with her dogs, reading, kayaking, and playing board games. 

Claire Dawley,
M.A. CCC-SLP

claire.dawley@redmondspeech.com
541-728-3587

Claire was born and raised in beautiful Bend, Oregon. After volunteering in her high school’s life skills program, she knew she wanted to pursue a career working with individuals with disabilities. In 2013, she earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Oregon and graduated summa cum laude. She received her master’s degree in 2015 in Communication Disorders and Sciences, also from the University of Oregon. As a graduate student, Claire interned with Redmond Speech and Language and later returned after a year working in a school district.  Claire is interested in all aspects of speech and language disorders, but has a special interest in working with children with delayed language or speech sound disorders. Claire is thankful for the opportunity to work one-on-one with children and establish relationships with each family.

Claire enjoys sewing, playing tennis, going on walks, and most of all being a wife and mommy.

Mariella Nolfo,
M.S. CCC-SLP

mariella.nolfo@redmondpseech.com
541-241-8836

Mariella Nolfo is a Speech Language Pathologist in Central Oregon who served children K-12 in Crook County School District for 3 years, where she started a Social Cognition program for high school students in Special Education with Autism. Prior to her graduate education, Mariella spent nearly a decade working with children and adults with autism as a private caregiver and member of behavioral support teams for numerous schools and families in and around the Portland, OR metro area. Mariella has also been heavily involved in research in Communication Disorders. She was co-lead on a National Institutes of Health (NIH) study on auditory processing in individuals with Central Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD) at OHSU from 2015-2017 and also developed a pilot study & professional resource library with Portland State University’s Autism & Social Communication Lab on a sibling-mediated, AAC-based intervention for nonverbal children with ASD. 

In addition to her skills as a clinician, Mariella is also a professional musician; she has been playing drums for over 23 years and received her Bachelor’s degree from Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts. She became interested in Speech Pathology and autism after encountering a number of non-verbal children with ASD whom were able to use spoken language in musical settings. 

In her free time, Mariella continues to play and record music and loves exploring beautiful Central Oregon with her husband Colin and 3 mini dachshunds, Franky, Lady & Apollo.

Cassandra Leahy,
M.S. CCC-SLP

cassie.leahy@redmondspeech.com
541-668-6077

Cassie is an enthusiastic and caring speech-language pathologist who enjoys working with children and their families on improving communication and social skills. In 2012, she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a minor in Education from the University of California, Santa Barbara. After graduating, Cassie quickly discovered her passion for speech therapy while working alongside an SLP as an Educational Assistant in a Special Education classroom. This experience led her to Portland, where she graduated from Portland State University with her Master’s degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences. Cassie has experience working with children in a variety of settings, including Early Childhood Special Education and Elementary Education. She is passionate about evidence-based treatment and finding ways to incorporate motivating activities into each session, often through the use of technology. She also uses play-based therapy to keep her younger clients engaged and to encourage parent participation. 

In her free time, Cassie loves spending time outdoors. The year-round activities Central Oregon has to offer are what brought her and her husband to the area. Some of her favorite activities include hiking, camping and kayaking.

Isabel Butler,
M.S. CCC-SLP

isabel.butler@redmondspeech.com
458-206-3822

Isabel is a caring and compassionate Speech-Language Pathologist who has a passion for working with children who have communication difficulties. Isabel earned her Master’s Degree from the University of Oregon and then moved to Central Oregon where she has been working as a school based Speech-Language Pathologist. She has clinical experience working in Early Childhood Special Education, Elementary Education, and Outpatient Rehabilitation. She is an energetic and dedicated therapist who strives to deliver treatment that embodies cultural competence, a family centered approach, evidenced-based practices, and a great deal of creativity. When she is not working she enjoys spending her time outside hiking, camping, walking her dog or reading books.

Hannah Tappan,
M.S. CF-SLP

hannah.tappan@redmondspeech.com
541-604-8114

As an Oregon native, Hannah obtained her undergraduate degree from Portland State University and completed her MS in Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Oregon.

She has gained clinical experience working in medical outpatient, acute care, and elementary schools. Her clinical experience provides her with experience across the lifespan. She is a passionate speech language pathologist who is committed to help her clients accomplish goals in areas of cognition, swallowing, speech, language, and voice.

In her free time, Hannah enjoys taking advantage of the beauty Central Oregon has to offer. She particularly enjoys biking, swimming, snowboarding, and hiking. 

Lisa Wilcox,
M.S. CCC-SLP

lisa.wilcox@redmondspeech.com
541-313-6775

OFFICE STAFF

Sandi Graham,
OFFICE MANAGER

sandra.graham@redmondspeech.com
541-316-8078

Sandi moved to Redmond in August of 2014 from North Bend, Oregon where she was born and raised.  She attended Southwestern Oregon Community College where she earned a Bookkeeping/Clerical certificate.  She brings 28 years of medical billing and medical office experience from her employment at Bay Area Hospital in Coos Bay.

Sandi and her husband Richard have two grown children and two grandchildren.  They are enjoying fixing up their home, exploring their community, camping, fishing, and hunting.  Sandi is also an avid crafts person and gardener.

Teresa Coleman,
CREDENTIALING MANAGER

teresa.coleman@redmondspeech.com
541-316-8358

Teresa has over ten years of clerical and secretarial experience.  With past job experience in Head Start, she has cultivated important tools for networking with family units, early childhood development, and teamwork.  She is currently pursuing an education in Business Management.  Teresa is family oriented, organized and self-motivated.  Some of her interest include: enjoying Central Oregon hikes with family, scrapbooking, and cooking.

Kari Gibson,
NEW PATIENTS

kari.gibson@redmondspeech.com
541-638-0194

Kari was born and raised in Eastern Washington and moved to Redmond 6 years ago. She comes with an Associate of Arts degree and over 10 years of scheduling and billing experience in hospital and outpatient settings. Kari has two wonderful step children and one amazing daughter. She spends most of her time with family and enjoys board games or a good book. Kari cares deeply for the Redmond community and is excited to be part of a local business that helps others.

Bri Lindsay,
SUPPORT ASSISTANT

bri.lindsay@redmondspeech.com
541-595-8609

Brianna was born and raised in wet, grey western Washington and moved to wonderful, sunny Redmond almost 7 years ago with her husband. She has two associate degrees and over 10 years’ experience working in customer service-related industries. Bri and her husband enjoy exploring Central Oregon with their two children and dog. She is also an avid sewing enthusiast and has a small handmade clothing business. When she has free time (although with two small kids, she’s not sure what that is anymore), you can almost always find her doing some sort of craft!