Irene specializes in oral motor disorders, swallowing/feeding disorders, aural habilitation, sensory processing disorders, and language delay/disorders. Originally from Maine, she received a B.S. degree in Communication Disorders from the University of Maine. Irene moved to Tennessee in the late 1980s and graduated from Vanderbilt University with highest distinction with an M.S. degree in Communication Disorders. Irene has worked with children with a variety of disorders in the medical field as a speech/language/feeding therapist. She has worked at the Bill Wilkerson Center, High Hopes Inc., and Centennial Hospital’s Pediatric Rehabilitation Center and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. At the Bill Wilkerson Center, she was the lead therapist on the aural habilitation team and was a member of the cochlear implant team. At High Hopes, Inc. Irene developed the feeding program with focus on sensory and behavioral feeding issues. She opened a private clinic in 2002 before joining the Dynamic family in 2009. Irene served on the Board of Directors for the Down Syndrome Association of Middle Tennessee from 2002-2011 and currently serves on the Board of Directors for McClain Christian Academy and Wilson County Children’s Music Association. She enjoys music, reading, traveling, hiking, football (Go Vols!) and spending time with her husband and son, Zacc.
Vicki specializes in speech disorders, fluency, developmental phonological disorders, sensory processing disorders, autism, swallowing/feeding disorders, Therapeutic Crisis Intervention, and language and processing disorders. She has extensive experience with educational based speech-language pathology and the federal, state, and local regulations related to practice in the school setting. She often consults with parents and schools and works with homeschool families to modify curriculum. Originally from Alabama, she graduated from the University of Alabama with high honors with a M.S. degree in communication disorders. She earned her B.S. from the University of Montevallo. She is licensed by both he Board of Allied Health and the State Education Department. Prior to joining the Dynamic team in 2008, Vicki worked as a clinical supervisor and area manager for a large rehabilitation company, providing training and developing training materials for other therapists, and in documentation and appeals. She has experience in pediatrics, home health, schools, regional medical centers, and spent several years working in an ENT practice primarily with laryngectomy patients. She teaches art classes during her time off and is involved with her husband and four children in a variety of community and school activities.
Amanda earned her undergraduate and graduate degrees in Communication Disorders from Western Kentucky University. Amanda completed her Clinical Fellowship Year at the Brown Center for Autism, where she received Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) training. Amanda has experience working in the pediatric setting and enjoys working with children with special needs. She is a member of the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association (ASHA). In her spare time, Amanda enjoys exercising, shopping, and traveling with her husband, family, and friends.
Originally from Indiana, Carson graduated with her bachelor’s degree in Communication Disorders from Indiana State University. She then moved to Tennessee and earned her master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. While earning her graduate degree, Carson completed a clinical rotation in the pediatric setting, with a concentration in aural rehabilitation. Carson has experience with language and articulation disorders as well as augmentative and alternative communication. Carson finished a 200 hour training to become a yoga instructor in April 2016. She enjoys the live music scene in Nashville, traveling, and biking.
Abby earned her B.S. degree from Western Kentucky University and her M.S. degree from Tennessee State University in Communication Disorders. Her past experience includes work at the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center as well as in the school system for over 10 years. She enjoys spending time with her children and watching the Nashville Predators hit the ice. Abby has been working at Dynamic Therapy Center since 2010.
Katrina earned her undergraduate and graduate degrees from Western Kentucky University. She completed her clinical fellowship in a long term care facility in Evansville, Indiana. One of Katrina’s professional goals was to work with pediatric population, so when she re-located to Nashville, after getting married, she gladly took the opportunity to work at Dynamic. Part of her time is spent at Dynamic Therapy Center and at an elementary school where she has gained experience with autism, Down’s Syndrome, apraxia, articulation disorders, expressive and receptive language delays, and developmental delays. She is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and has a professional license in TN and IN. Katrina and her husband enjoy going to the lake, traveling, and trying new restaurants.
Originally from west Tennessee, Lauren graduated from Middle Tennessee State University with her bachelor’s in communication disorders. She then moved to Kentucky to get her master’s degree in speech-language pathology from Murray State University. She has a passion for children and has gained experience working with kids with a variety of communication needs ranging from speech articulation to social communication. Lauren is currently in her Clinical Fellowship Year. She and her husband enjoy spending time with their son, playing with their goldendoodle, being outdoors, and working out at their local Crossfit box.
After having worked as an SLP in public schools for three years, Daniel joined Dynamic in the fall of 2017. A former journalist, he earned a Bachelor’s in Journalism and Public Relations from Tennessee Tech University. He worked as Schools Editor at the Herald-Citizen in Cookeville, where he discovered and fell in love with speech-language pathology while on a story assignment about a social skills camp for children with autism. He then completed his prerequistite undergrad courses and Master’s in Speech and Hearing Science at Tennessee State University where he maintained a 4.0 and conducted nationally recognized research on African-American English dialect. He has experience working with children and adults with a variety of communicative and related disorders, and his pediatric experience includes working as a Clinical Supervisor at TSU where he supervised and taught practicing graduate student clinicians. Daniel is a long-time volunteer for HOBY Tennessee and sits on the Arc of Davidson County and Greater Nashville’s Wilson County Family Support Local Council. He enjoys playing guitar, hiking, and, most of all, spending time with his wife and son.