MA CCC-SLP, TSHH, Bilingual Extension Founder/Director
Katerina Melitsopoulou, MA CCC-SLP, TSHH, Bilingual Extension is a New York State Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist and the Founder and Director of Premium Therapy. She earned her Master of Arts Degree in Speech-Language Pathology at Lehman College, CUNY. She has 19 years of experience working with children of
all ages. Katerina has been a Speech Department Supervisor in preschool settings for seven years. She is Trilingual and provides therapy and evaluations in English, Spanish and Greek. Katerina is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), an affiliate of ASHA's Special Interest Group 14 (Communication Disorders and Sciences in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Populations), a member of ASHA's Hispanic Caucus, and a member of the American Academy of Private Practice in Speech Pathology and Audiology.
Our Therapists have Master's degrees in Speech-Language
Pathology by ASHA-Accredited Graduate University Programs
MA MS CCC-SLP, TSSLD, Bilingual Ext
Gemma Moya-Gale, PhD. Candidate, MA MS CCC-SLP, TSSLD, earned her Master of Arts in Applied Linguistics at the University of Barcelona and her Master of Science in Speech and Language Pathology at Teachers College, Columbia University. She is a trilingual speaker of Spanish, Catalan and English. She is currently a PhD candidate at Columbia University focusing on intelligibility measures and acoustic changes in Parkinson’s disease. Gemma has experience working with pediatric cases, including expressive & receptive language delays, phonological disorders and pragmatic deficits. Gemma has also worked extensively with adults with aphasia and is currently involved in the design of treatment studies for this language disorder. Gemma is an ASHA member.
MS CCC-SLP, TSSLD, Bilingual Ext
Michelle Shepard, MS CCC-SLP, TSSLD is a clinical fellow with experience working with both pediatric and adult populations. She earned her Master of Science degree in Speech and Language Pathology from Teachers College, Columbia University. Michelle has provided therapy services in hospitals, rehabilitation facilities, clinics, and schools. She has experience working with bilingual clients with Autism, developmental delays, fluency disorders, receptive and expressive language delays, and apraxia. Michelle has also provided evaluations and therapy for clients who have had strokes and traumatic brain injuries resulting in dysphagia and aphasia. Michelle is
an ASHA member.
MS CF, TSSLD
MS CF-TSSLD, is a clinical fellow who earned her Master of Science in Speech and Language Pathology at Touro College’s School of Health and Sciences. Karen earned her Bachelor of Arts from Stern College, where she majored in Speech and Language Pathology and Audiology. She has worked with pediatric and adult populations. She has provided services in schools, rehabilitation facilities, and clinical settings. She has experience providing evaluation and therapy services for a variety of pathologies including, receptive and expressive delays, developmental delays, articulation and phonological disorders, and autism spectrum disorders. She has also evaluated and provided services for clients who
have had strokes resulting in aphasia. Karen is fluent in both English and Hebrew.
MS CCC-SLP, TSSLD
MS CF-SLP, TSSLD
Joan Fleischer, MS CF-SLP, TSSLD earned her Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders from New York University. Joan earned her Bachelor of Arts from Brandeis University, where she majored in Psychology and minored in Linguistics. She has provided therapy services in school, clinic, and hospital settings. Joan has experience working with the evaluation and treatment of language delays, articulation and phonological disorders, autism spectrum disorders, aphasia, apraxia, and swallowing disorders.
Rebecca Kellogg, MS CF-SLP, TSSLD is a clinical fellow with experience in evaluation and treatment of a variety of communication and swallowing disorders. She has worked with pediatric and adult populations. Rebecca earned her Master of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Teachers College, Columbia University. She holds a Bilingual Extension certificate in French. Rebecca has provided therapy services in school, clinic, and home settings to monolingual and bilingual clients. Rebecca is an ASHA member.