We want to welcome our first Speech Language Pathologist, Stacey Forbes!
Stacey is from a small town like Othello called Kingsport, Tennessee.
After getting married, she moved to Texas and pursued her career as a
Stacey has a Psychology degree, along with her Master’s in Speech
Language Pathology from the University of North Texas.
“When I was working with a group of pediatricians, one of them referred
to a speech therapists for help and I really liked the skills she used
with the child, it was more one on one. That really pushed me to move
into speech therapy,” says Stacey.
Stacey really enjoys how close everyone and everything is in Othello. “CBHA
really impressed me with the commitment that they have to their community,
and being in a small town, it’s easier to build relationships and
work with all kinds of patients,” says Stacey.
Her goals as a Speech Language Pathologists are to become an integral part
of the CBHA community and provide education on speech and feeding therapy.
“I know it’s important to develop relationships with family
and patients, so I make sure that children and adults feel that they are
in a safe and calm space where they can learn while having fun. Speech
therapy is always fun!”
When Stacey has some free time, she “enjoys baking, gardening, walking
her dogs, hiking and traveling.” She has already traveled to 15
different countries! WOW!
“I am happy to be here and I am looking forward to getting to know
more people and getting involved in the community.”
Talk to your provider and see if speech therapy is right for you!