Our Team

Eleven speech-language pathologists (SLPs) contract their services to Columbia, in addition to company founder Wendy Duke.  All SLPs are registered with the College of Speech and Hearing Health Professionals of BC (CSHBC), and are members of Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) and Speech and Hearing BC (SHBC).

Wendy Duke, M.Sc., RSLP, CCC-SLP – Clinic Director

Areas of practice: adult brain injury rehabilitation, stuttering, aphasia therapy, voice therapy, accent reduction, medical-legal work, autism (RASP certified)

Locations served: Vancouver, West Vancouver, North Vancouver

Alisa Ferdinandi, M.Sc., RSLP – Consultant Speech-Language Pathologist

Areas of practice: adult brain injury rehabilitation, aphasia therapy (individual, group or intensive)

Locations served: Vancouver, Richmond, Burnaby, New Westminster, Surrey, Langley, Coquitlam 

Kathy Yoshida, M.Sc., RSLP – Consultant Speech-Language Pathologist

Areas of practice: adult brain injury rehabilitation, cognitive-communication impairment, social communication

Locations served: Vancouver, North Vancouver, Burnaby, North Surrey, and North Delta.

Karen Salamon, M.Sc., RSLP – Consultant Speech-Language Pathologist

Areas of practice: adult brain injury rehabilitation, cognitive-communication impairment, social communication

Locations served: Vancouver, North Vancouver, Burnaby, North Surrey, and North Delta.

Tracey Jalovec, M.Sc., RSLP – Consultant Speech-Language Pathologist

Areas of practice: foreign accent reduction, adult voice and/or articulation therapy

Locations served: Vancouver (office-based) with limited travel to New Westminster, Burnaby, Delta and Coquitlam.

Jayme Carvey, M.Sc., RSLP – Consultant Speech-Language Pathologist

Areas of practice: acquired brain injury rehabilitation (children and adults), intensive adult stuttering treatment

Locations served: Vancouver, Burnaby, Surrey, Delta, Richmond, Maple Ridge, Aldergrove, and Abbotsford.

Anne MacCallum, M.Sc., RSLP – Consultant Speech-Language Pathologist

Areas of practice: expert witness assessments/reports, AAC consultation

Locations served: please enquire.

Jessica Barclay, M.Sc., RSLP – Consultant Speech-Language Pathologist

Areas of practice: acquired brain injury rehabilitation, stuttering therapy and general children’s therapy

Locations served: Vancouver, Burnaby, Surrey, Delta, Richmond, Maple Ridge

Alannah Turner, M.Sc., RSLP – Consultant Speech-Language Pathologist

Areas of practice: voice (including LSVT for Parkinson’s Disease and transgender voice training)

Locations served: Vancouver

Michelle Harris, M.Sc., RSLP – Consultant Speech-Language Pathologist

Areas of practice: acquired brain injury rehabilitation, aphasia therapy, children’s therapy

Locations served: Surrey (in homes or Surrey office), Delta, New Westminster, Coquitlam, Langley, and throughout the Fraser Valley.

Olivia Gonsalves, M.Sc., RSLP – Consultant Speech-Language Pathologist

Areas of practice: acquired brain injury rehabilitation, children’s therapy

Locations served: Vancouver etc.

Alexandra Hill, M.Sc., RSLP – Consultant Speech-Language Pathologist

Areas of practice: children’s therapy, autism therapy (RASP certified)

Locations served: Vancouver etc.

 Danyl Himaras, M.Sc., RSLP – Consultant Speech-Language Pathologist

Danyl is currently on leave from CSLSI.

Areas of practice: children’s therapy

Locations served: Vancouver and the Lower Mainland

Samia Nawri – Office Staff

 

 

Janey Hemmat – Accountant

Janey is our accountant. She is a highly organized and efficient taskmaster who with her sweet nature always puts a smile on our faces. She is the “go-to” person if you have a question about your invoice.

 

Ada Baylis – Office Staff (on maternity leave)

 Ada Baylis joined our team in April 2015. She is currently on maternity leave with her second child. A Vancouver native, she is a UBC graduate.  Ada brings her significant intellect to the complex job of organizing and supporting a busy group of therapists and support staff, and does it all with a smile!  She is delighted to be working with such a diverse and dedicated group of speech-language pathologists and her favourite part of her job is talking to and helping clients (though she also really enjoys list-making). 

 

Columbia Speech & Language Services Inc.

604-875-9100

info@columbiaspeech.com

PLEASE NOTE: WE HAVE MOVED! We are now located at #507 -1755 West Broadway.