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Kelley Carter – MS, CCC-SLP

Owner/Executive Director

Vital Stim Certified, TalkTools certified, PROMPT trained, on track for COM certification for Oral Myofunctional Therapy

Kelley Carter has been a Speech Pathologist for over 20 years graduating from CSUNorthridge with her Masters in 1997. Kelley has worked in a variety of settings including Rehabilitation Hospitals, Skilled Nursing, Schools, Early Intervention, Corporate setting, Outpatient and Home Health. She has specialized in Feeding, Speech/Language, Articulation, Apraxia, Aphasia, Phonological delays, Oral Motor/Oral Myofunctional training, Fluency and Voice.

​Kelley started Speakeasy Therapy in 2014 when patients requested her to continue to see them upon graduating from NEIS. Quickly, she discovered the need for quality care with the goal of discharging her patients to maximum of their abilities through effective and functional “play” therapy.

​Three years later, the business has dramatically grown with this model and is proud to be a part in helping the community of Las Vegas become the best they can be.

Kelley is a member of ASHA, SCOPE, and the IAOM.

Each of our therapists are extensively qualified and have a passion for helping others in the Community. Individual treatment plans implementing both one-on-one sessions, as well as group options if applicable, for socializing and adapting to their everyday world. We are honored to be a key-player in educating, training and implementing strategies and goals to improve the quality of life for so many families in the Las Vegas valley.

Our Team

Sara S. – MS, OTR/L

Sara completed her Masters in Occupational Therapy at Touro University Nevada. Since graduation, Sara has practiced in a variety of pediatric settings including early intervention, pediatric outpatient clinics and schools. Sara firmly believes in working closely with not only the family but the entire team to ensure optimal results are achieved improving the child’s quality of life and those around them. When not working, Sara enjoys spending time with her family, traveling and reading.

Nick D- OTR ​

Nick received his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from Michigan State University in 2014 and Masters in Occupational Therapy from Touro University Nevada in 2016. Nick has experience working with children and adults in hospitals and pediatric outpatient clinics. The kids love working with him as he brings his knowledge and energy to the clinic from a male perspective. In his free time, Nick enjoys hanging out with his friends, traveling, and working out.

Kathryn V – PT

Kathryn received her B.S. in Interdisciplinary Health and Rehabilitative Sciences from California State University, Fresno in 2004. She earned her Master’s in Physical Therapy from California State University, Fresno in 2006. She has experience working with adults in both outpatient and hospital settings. Her experience working with children started in 2010 and is now her main focus, with a majority of her experience being in the outpatient setting.

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She specializes in working with children with orthopedic conditions and injuries, developmental and gross motor delays, coordination disorders, and gait deficits. She also has experience in assessing children for orthotic needs and durable medical equipment, including: wheelchairs, gait trainers, and standing frames.

When she is not working, Kathryn enjoys running, traveling, cooking, and hanging out with her friends.

Courtney D- SLP

Courtney received her B.S. in Hearing and Speech Science from Ohio University in 2002 and her M.A. in Speech Language Pathology from Cleveland State University in 2005. Courtney has experience working with both adult and pediatric clients in a variety of settings including: hospitals, home health care, nursing homes, schools, and outpatient clinics. The majority of her career was spent working for North Ridgeville City Schools and the Cleveland Clinic before moving west for new career opportunities.

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Courtney’s adult experience has mainly focused on post CVA speech, cognitive, and swallowing disorders, but she also has experience working with a variety of other adult nuerological disorders. Her pediatric experience includes the areas of articulation, receptive/expressive language, fluency, pragmatic language, apraxia, and feeding/swallowing. She also has experience in assessing and implementing the use of augmentative communication devices. In her free time, Courtney likes to go shopping, watch movies, travel, attend Crossfit gyms/competitions, and spend time with her husband and 2 dogs.

Megan G – SLP​

Megan is one of our Speech Language Pathologists.

Natalie M – MS, CCC-SLP

Natalie received her B.S. in Behavioral Health and Sciences from the University of Central Arkansas in 2010. She earned her Masters of Education in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Arkansas in 2012. Natalie has experience in working with adults and children in a variety of settings including elementary schools, hospitals, and pediatric outpatient clinics. Natalie has specialized in working in outpatient pediatric settings since August of 2012.

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She has experience with working with children with articulation disorders, apraxia, expressive and receptive language disorder, pragmatic language disorders, feeding difficulty, stuttering, and myofunctional disorders.

In her free time, Natalie enjoys traveling, spending time with her husband, visiting family and friends, and shopping.

Chaz

Chaz R is a native of Las Vegas who loves the town and the people here. After high school Chaz studied Spanish at the University of Utah in 2012 and received his Masters in Occupational Therapy from Touro University Nevada in 2014. Chaz has experience with both adults in an inpatient setting and children in both inpatient and outpatient setting. Chaz loves working with kids: he loves their energy, unique perspective on things, and their love for life. Chaz brings a fun twist to therapy and energy to match that of the kids he works with. In his free time Chaz enjoys hiking, traveling, trying new foods and spending time with his wife and daughter.

Kaitlin C- SLP-CFY

Kaitlin received her B.S. in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Nevada, Reno in 2015. She earned her M.S. in Speech Pathology and Audiology in 2017 from the University of Nevada, Reno. Kaitlin has experience in working with pediatrics with articulation disorders, expressive and receptive language disorder, pragmatic language disorders, voice disorders, and fluency disorders. In her free time, Kaitlin enjoys spending time with family and friends, shopping, and watching Netflix series.