Feeding, Speech and Myofunctional Therapy from the comfort of your nest

In-home Evaluation and Treatment Services

Feeding Therapy

Assessment and Treatment for infants and toddlers

A whole-child approach that addresses underlying oral-motor sensory issues to improve breastfeeding, bottle feeding, introducing cup/straw drinking, and successful transitions to solids.

Difficulties may include:

Speech Therapy

Assessment and treatment for toddlers, children, and teens

Individualized treatment that addresses underlying issues that may be impacting speech sound production, unintelligible speech, and providing early language intervention for late talking little ones. A natural play-based approach is used with younger children along with a variety of evidence based treatment strategies for all ages.

Difficulties may include:

Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy

Assessment and Treatment for children and teens

Targeted therapy focusing on specific exercises of the mouth and face to improve swallow patterns, oral rest posture, and nasal breathing. Myofunctional therapy is used to treat orofacial myofunctional disorders (OMDs) that can affect all ages and significantly impact quality of life.

Some signs/symptoms of an OMD include:

Tethered Oral Tissues

Assessment and Treatment for infants, children, and teens

Restrictive oral tissue (i.e tongue-ties, lip-ties, buccal-ties) can impact feeding, swallow pattern, speech, breathing, and more. A functional assessment is performed to determine if oral tissues are restrictive and impacting oral function. As well as specialized therapy pre and post release for optimal function and outcomes. Whole-child approach is utilized which may include collaboration and referrals to appropriate health providers.

Signs/symptoms of TOTs include:

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I would love to hear from you! Call, email, or complete the contact form to set up a complimentary phone consultation. During our 20 minute call we will address your concerns and goals and determine next best steps for your family.


In-depth assessment in your home which may use a combination of formal and informal measures (i.e. interview and observations). Evaluations are typically 60-90 minutes depending on areas being assessed. I gather as much information as possible to get a clear and comprehensive understanding of your child, underlying issues, and goals.  I will share my impressions and we will discuss recommendations for an individualized therapy plan.


The good stuff! Therapy is provided in your family’s most natural environment, your nest! Therapy sessions are weekly, length and frequency will be determined after the evaluation based on individual needs. Feedback, coaching, and recommendations for practice are always an integral part of the process. A fun play-based approach will be used with toddler and elementary school kiddos along with a variety of evidence-based strategies. No matter the age, therapy will always feel positive and encouraging.

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Frequently Asked Questions

As a parent, you may have heard to “wait and see”, but research shows that early intervention is best. True disorders or dysfunction do not go away on their own. I will help you understand what is developmentally appropriate for your child’s age and if treatment is warranted. I want to help your child reach their full potential as soon as possible.

Every infant, child, and teen is unique. Therapy is individualized and frequency will be determined after the evaluation for optimal results.

Yes! Virtual sessions are wonderful for parent coaching. They may also be appropriate for therapy based on the age of your child and their goals, or in cases where distance is an issue.

I am happy to support families in north county San Diego and the surrounding communities. A mileage fee may be added for travel over 20 miles.

I am considered an out-of-network provider and do not bill your insurance directly. However, I am happy to provide you with a superbill for services that you may submit for reimbursement.

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This journey can be hard, you don’t have to do it alone

Reach out to set up a complimentary 20 min phone call to discuss your concerns and goals. 

Supporting little people and their families to thrive

Empowering Parents

I’m with your child for one hour while you’re with them every day. I’ll provide the support and knowledge you need to work on improvements throughout the week.

Underlying Issues

With children, we often find ourselves treating the symptoms rather than the cause. My area of extertise is identifying the root cause of the symptoms and providing treatment (or referrals) before issues worsen or begin to manifest in other ways.

Early Intervention (If possible)

Although it is common to take a ‘wait-and-see approach’, research shows that early intervention is best. I want to see children reach their potential as soon as possible.