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Our Team

Corinne Jarvis (she/her/hers), M.S., SLP

Founder / CEO Speech Language Pathologist

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As the CEO and a leading speech-language pathologist, Corinne brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to her role. Her specialization in oropharyngeal dysfunction has allowed her to make significant contributions to the field, particularly in addressing the complexities of oromyofunctional disorders, TMD, and OSA. Her work with mouth breathing individuals, from infants to geriatrics, showcases her ability to adapt and apply her expertise across a wide demographic.

Corinne's approach is defined by a commitment to interdisciplinary collaboration, recognizing that successful treatment outcomes often require a team effort. Her leadership in private practice and her active participation in professional associations such as ASHA, IAOM, and AAPMD, as well as her involvement with The Breathe Institute, underline her dedication to advancing the field of speech-language pathology.

Corinne's bilingual ability in English and conversational Spanish further enhances her capacity to serve a diverse client base, ensuring that language barriers do not impede access to high-quality care.

Her extensive experience, combined with a forward-thinking approach to speech and oropharyngeal health, positions Corinne Jarvis as a key figure in the field, leading her team with vision and expertise to address the needs of those with oropharyngeal dysfunction.


Cynthia has been a speech-language pathologist for over 20 years and has been specializing in myofunctional therapy for over 10 years. She is a mom to two lively teens and enjoys all that Central Oregon offers.

She has a BA in Linguistics, an MA in Applied Linguistics, and an MS in Speech-Language Pathology. Cynthia was the director of Morgan Hill Speech and Language and was a lecturer and clinical supervisor in the Communicative Disorders and Sciences Department at San Jose State University before she relocated to Bend in 2015.

She also has extensive training as an orofacial myofunctional therapist. She is a published researcher who has worked extensively with adults and children with a variety of speech and language disorders including those with spectrum disorders, language-learning disorders, articulation and phonological disorders, traumatic brain injury, and myofunctional disorders.

She has worked in public and private schools, hospitals, trauma and outpatient centers, skilled nursing and in private practice. In addition, she worked at the Utah School for the Deaf and Blind prior to her graduate studies facilitating language and American Sign Language in the classroom.

Cynthia specializes in treatment that targets late talkers, language development, speech/articulation, myofunctional disorders, swallowing disorders, tongue tie, nasal breathing retraining, and orthodontic relapse. She is an avid piano player and composer and loves to incorporate a music-based therapy approach into her practice.

Cynthia Lundy, (she/her/hers) M.S., CCC-SLP

Speech Language Pathologist, Clinical Site Director, Bend

Paula Hawkins (she/her/hers), M.S., CCC-SLP

Speech Language Pathologist


Paula brings a vibrant and patient-centered approach to her clinical work. With a focus on Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy, Articulation, Language, and Fluency, she is dedicated to delivering treatments that are not only effective but also enjoyable for patients of all ages.

Graduating with a Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from Idaho State University in 2021, Paula is certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and holds a license from the Oregon Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology. 

At the core of Paula's practice is the belief in individualized treatment. She employs a narrative-based medicine approach, taking the time to understand each patient's unique goals and motivations. This personalized method ensures that every treatment plan is tailored to the individual, fostering better outcomes and a deeper connection to the therapy process.

Paula is committed to creating an inclusive and safe space for all her patients. She values the power of education, ensuring that patients understand the "why" behind every aspect of their treatment. By sharing her knowledge and expertise, Paula empowers her patients to take an active role in their journey toward improved communication, well-being and feeling better.

Whether through her fluency in English or her conversational skills in Spanish, Paula's ability to connect with a diverse patient population enhances her effectiveness as a clinician and enriches the therapeutic experience for those under her care.

Sierra Corbin (she/her/hers), M.S., CCC-SLP

Speech Language Pathologist 


Sierra grew up in Oregon, and attended Oregon State University for Psychology and the University of Oregon (UO) for communication disorders and sciences, graduating in 2014 from the University of Nebraska with a M.S.Ed in speech-language pathology. She focused her first years primarily in long and short-term skilled nursing, then started a private practice focusing on adult-acquired disorders. She also began working at the UO as a clinical supervisor in the augmentative and alternative communication clinic, where she led ALS home visits, and the clinic of acquired language and motor speech disorders where she initiated a reminiscence therapy group at a local skilled nursing facility.


In 2017, in collaboration with the UO program, she won a Parkinson Voice Project grant and trained in Texas with the founders of SPEAK OUT! It was around this time that she became interested in voice therapy and has since become an expert voice therapist, working with voice and upper airway disorders and gender-affirming voice therapy. Sierra works with dysphagia, aphasia, AAC, cognition, voice, and articulation, is MDTP certified, PhoRTE trained, and SPEAK OUT! trained.


She has been awarded the ACE award for continuing education every cycle since graduation. Sierra is interested in progressive disease and has taught a CEU course on Parkinson's Disease and speech therapy and is a instructor.  

Sierra loves to travel the world and learn about other cultures, hone her Spanish skills, play with her toddler, hike with her husband, dance the Argentine tango, watch movies, and garden. 

Kate Crimmins, M.S., (she/her/hers), CCC-SLP

Speech Language Pathologist 

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Kate is a dedicated speech-language pathologist with a deep focus on oropharyngeal disorders and voice rehabilitation. Her academic journey led her to earn a Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from Boston University in 2019, equipping her with a robust foundation in the latest therapeutic techniques and research.

Certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and licensed to practice in both Oregon and Washington, Kate brings a high level of expertise and professionalism to her work. She is committed to specializing in the treatment of oropharyngeal disorders and voice rehabilitation, areas that demand a nuanced understanding of speech dynamics and patient care.

Kate's approach to therapy is centered around the belief that effective treatment goes beyond addressing symptoms; it involves understanding the patient's unique challenges and goals to tailor a comprehensive care plan. Her dedication to her specialty is evident in her continual pursuit of advanced training and certification, ensuring that her practice remains at the forefront of speech-language pathology.

Patients and colleagues alike appreciate Kate for her compassionate care, commitment to excellence, and the positive impact she makes in the lives of those she serves. Her work not only helps individuals regain their voice and swallowing functions but also restores their confidence and quality of life.

Kate's contributions to our team and her field reflect a deep commitment to improving patient outcomes through specialized, patient-centered care. Her expertise in oropharyngeal disorders and voice rehabilitation makes her a valuable asset to our clinic and a trusted ally in our patients' healthcare journeys.

Linda Thompson, M.S., (she/her/hers), CCC-SLP

Speech Language Pathologist 

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Linda brings 14 years of rich experience to her role as a speech-language pathologist, with a particular focus on Dysphagia, Cognition, and Voice. Her educational journey at the University of Oregon laid a solid foundation for her specialization in these areas. Linda's certification in VitalStim and her comprehensive training in The Breather and swallowing deficits highlight her commitment to employing the latest therapeutic techniques and tools in her practice.

Throughout her career, Linda has primarily served in Skilled Nursing Facilities, educating patients, families, and staff on swallowing strategies/exercises, cognitive enhancements, and compensatory strategies for improved communication. She has also contributed to the professional growth of her peers by sharing effective therapy strategies. Linda's experience extends to PRN roles in hospital and home health settings, focusing on swallowing deficits and maintaining patient independence in their living environments.

Linda emphasizes the importance of building strong, trusting relationships with her patients and their families. She is committed to creating a loving and caring environment where every individual feels heard and valued. Linda's approach is characterized by open communication, a readiness to research and answer questions, and a dedication to personalized care.

Linda's journey into speech-language pathology was inspired by her 19-year tenure as a preschool teacher for children with special needs and the desire to better support her adult daughter with autism. Her decision to specialize in this field reflects a deep-seated passion for making a meaningful difference in the lives of those with communication and swallowing challenges.

Outside of her professional life, Linda enjoys spending quality time with her daughter, engaging in fun activities with her sisters, and playing games. She also speaks some Spanish, a skill acquired through years of college study, though she admits to practicing infrequently.

Stacey Mueller (she/her/hers), B.S., RDH

Dental Hygienist

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Stacey brings a rich background in dental hygiene and a specialized focus on Myofunctional Therapy to our team. With over two decades of experience in the field, her journey began with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from Oregon Health Sciences University in 1999, laying the groundwork for a career dedicated to improving oral health.

After practicing clinical dental hygiene for 17 years, Stacey's passion for enhancing her patients' well-being led her to specialize in Myofunctional Therapy. Her expertise encompasses a broad range of areas, including improving nasal breathing, tongue rest posture and function, and correcting swallows at the oral prep stage. Stacey's approach is whole-patient and patient-centered, focusing on partnering with her patients as a coach and supporter in their journey to achieve optimal orofacial function.

Patients working with Stacey can expect not only a highly skilled professional but also a kind and supportive partner committed to their myofunctional goals. She finds great joy in being a part of her patients' paths to better health, celebrating the positive impacts that come with improved oral functionality.

Beyond her professional endeavors, Stacey is an avid enthusiast of outdoor activities and tactile crafts. Her hobbies include spending quality time with family and friends, cooking, gardening, hiking, cycling, weightlifting, and engaging in various crafts like sewing, weaving, and kumihimo. Stacey's well-rounded lifestyle and dedication to both her personal and professional growth reflect her commitment to well-being, making her a valuable asset to our team and a cherished guide for her patients.

Sacha Lodge (she/her/hers), B.S., RDH

Dental Hygienist, Oromyofunctional Disorder Specialist 

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Aminah Kamawal, M.S., (she/her/hers), CF-SLP

Speech Language Pathologist 


Aminah is a passionate speech-language pathologist with a special focus on Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy, Articulation, Language, and Manual Therapy. Her approach is rooted in a deep commitment to providing comprehensive and adaptable care that meets the unique needs of each individual.

After earning her Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from Portland State University, Aminah obtained her conditional license for Speech-Language Pathology in Oregon. Her academic and professional journey has equipped her with a broad set of skills, making her a versatile and effective clinician.

Aminah's practice philosophy is centered around whole-patient and patient-centered care. She understands the importance of integrating various therapy modalities to achieve the best possible outcomes for her patients. With expertise in both traditional speech therapy techniques and manual therapy, Aminah offers a unique blend of exercises tailored to support each patient's journey toward improved communication and oral motor function.

Fluent in English and Pashto, and conversational in Arabic, Aminah's linguistic capabilities allow her to connect with a diverse patient population, ensuring that language barriers do not stand in the way of effective treatment. Her multicultural background and linguistic skills enrich the therapeutic environment, fostering a welcoming and inclusive space for all.

Aminah is dedicated to empowering her patients through education and active participation in their therapy process. She believes in the power of understanding and collaboration, working closely with patients and their families to create customized treatment plans that reflect their specific needs and goals. Through her commitment to excellence and compassionate care, Aminah strives to make a positive and lasting impact on the lives of those she serves.

Anita Stryker, M.S., (she/her/hers), CF-SLP

Speech Language Pathologist 


Anita is an insightful and skilled speech-language pathologist with expertise in Voice, Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy (OMT), Articulation, and Manual Therapy. Her educational journey at Pacific University culminated in a Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology, providing her with a solid foundation in both theoretical knowledge and practical skills.

Anita's professional focus is characterized by a commitment to a whole-patient approach to therapy, recognizing the importance of addressing the interconnected aspects of speech, language, and orofacial health. Her specialties reflect a comprehensive understanding of how to effectively treat a wide range of speech and language disorders, ensuring that each patient receives tailored care suited to their unique needs.

In her practice, Anita employs a variety of therapeutic techniques, including manual therapy, to support her patients' journeys toward improved communication and oral function. Her work in voice therapy and orofacial myofunctional therapy showcases her ability to enhance vocal health and optimize orofacial muscular balance and coordination.

Anita is dedicated to fostering an environment of growth and healing, where patients feel supported and empowered to achieve their communication goals. Her approach is patient-centered, focusing on creating personalized therapy plans that are both effective and engaging.

As part of our team, Anita brings a passion for helping individuals of all ages improve their communication abilities. Her expertise in voice, OMT, articulation, and manual therapy not only benefits her patients but also enriches our clinic's range of specialized services. Anita's commitment to excellence and compassionate care makes her a valuable asset to our team and a cherished resource for our patients.

Christina Goodheart (she/her/hers), M.A., CCC-SLP, BCSS

Speech Language Pathologist 

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Christina is a speech therapist from Staten Island, New York, with over 10 years experience helping patients and their families with speech, language, cognitive-linguistic, communication, feeding and swallowing disorders. In 2015, Christina earned board certification in swallowing and swallowing disorders (BCS-S) from the American Board for Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders (ABSSD), she was the first and is currently the only SLP in Staten Island with that certification. She has completed specialist training for swallowing assessment including the Modified Barium Swallow Impairment Profile (MBSImP) and Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES) for infants and adults. Christina is also trained in kinesio taping techniques, craniosacral therapy, Ampcare's Effective Swallowing Protocol (ESP), McNeil Dysphagia Therapy Protocol (MDTP), TummyTime! Method and, orofacial myofunctional therapy. Christina is currently in process to become an international board certified  lactation consultant (IBCLC).

With 12 years experience working in a hospital setting, Christina has extensive experience assessing and creating treatment plans for patients with complex medical conditions. With a core belief in prioritizing interdisciplinary care, Christina works closely with specialist professionals to ensure patients receive dynamic intervention.

Christina is licensed in Florida, New York, and New Jersey. 

Leslie Serna

Practice Manager

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Photo and bio coming soon!

Morgan Tice

Receptionist/Administrative Assistant

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Morgan is an integral part of our scheduling team, bringing a unique blend of artistic creativity and digital savvy to her role as a scheduler. With a Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art and a minor in Digital Media, Morgan combines her aesthetic sensibilities and technological skills to enhance the scheduling process for patients and staff alike. Her CPR certification underscores her commitment to the wellbeing of individuals of all ages.

Morgan's approach to scheduling is characterized by her passion, empathy, and understanding. She recognizes the importance of flexibility and communication in accommodating the diverse needs and schedules of patients. By prioritizing clear and open communication, Morgan ensures that essential information is shared efficiently, contributing to the smooth operation of our services.

Morgan is deeply committed to maintaining privacy and building trust within our community. She understands the significance of confidentiality in fostering a secure and respectful environment where patients feel valued and protected. Her dedication to these principles is a testament to her professionalism and her desire to make a positive impact on the patient experience.

Morgan's background in studio art and digital media reflects her creative spirit and her ability to think outside the box. Her proficiency in English and conversational Spanish, though non-fluent, allows her to connect with a broader range of patients, enhancing their overall experience with our services. Morgan's passion for art and technology, combined with her commitment to empathy and privacy, makes her a valuable asset to our team.

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