About Us

Our therapists are all nationally certified through the American Speech, Language, and Hearing Association (ASHA) and maintain ASHA's Certification of Clinical Competence (CCC). They also hold a NJ License with the Speech Pathology and Audiology Board. 

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Christine P. Robbins M.S., CCC-SLP

Speech Language Pathologist / Director

Meet Our Director 

Christine Robbins is a practicing Speech-Language Pathologist. She is nationally certified with her Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. She also holds an NJ Speech-Language Specialist (SLS) certification and NJ License with the Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board. Christine graduated with her Masters of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Seton Hall University and her Bachelors of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology from Stockton University. She has experience working with both children and adults in a variety of settings such as hospitals (in-patient/out-patient), early intervention, schools, and private practice. 

In addition to being a devoted and passionate SLP, Christine is a mother to an energetic little boy and a baby girl. In their free time, they enjoy visiting the Jersey Shore and exploring the sandy beaches. 

Meet Our Speech Language Pathologists:

Lauren Zangara MA CCC-SLP

Lauren Zangara is a practicing speech-language pathologist. She is nationally certified with her Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and is licensed by the New Jersey Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board. Lauren graduated cum laude with her Master of Arts degree in Communication Sciences & Disorders from Montclair State University in Montclair, NJ. She graduated cum laude with her Bachelors of Arts degree as a dual major in Psychology and Linguistics from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ. She has experience working with both adults and children in a variety of settings, including hospitals, early intervention, schools, and private practice. She specializes in working with the "Birth to 3" population, as she has worked in the NJ Early Intervention system for several years. In her free time, Lauren enjoys spending time with her family, visiting National Parks, and playing with her rescue cat, Chip.

Brittany McCormick MS CCC-SLP 

Brittany McCormick is a practicing Speech-Language Pathologist. She is nationally certified with her Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. She also holds a NJ Speech-Language Specialist (SLS) certification and NJ License with the Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board. Additionally, she has completed Prompts for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets (PROMPT-Level 1) and Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) training. Brittany graduated with her Master of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Seton Hall University and her Bachelor of Science degree (Magna Cum Laude) in Communication Disorders from the University of Rhode Island. 

 

Brittany has 6+ years of experience working with children and young adults in both schools and private practice settings. She worked for 5 years in the special education school system with the Gramon Family of Schools, working with children on the autism spectrum with a focus on social skills, Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC), and functional life skills. She particularly enjoys working with younger children on language expansion through naturalistic play-based techniques. 

 

Outside of work, Brittany is a mother to a busy little boy and soon to be second baby boy. In her free time, Brittany enjoys cooking, skiing, traveling, and running. Her favorite running accomplishment is the 26.2 mile Newport (RI) Marathon, which she completed in 2018.

Elizabeth Varall MS CCC-SLP

Liz is a practicing speech-language pathologist. She is nationally certified with her Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech Language and Hearing Association, and has her license with the NJ Speech Language Pathology and Audiology board as well as her NJ Speech Language Specialist school certification. Liz graduated with her master of arts degree in Speech Language Pathology from Montclair State University in 2013. She has experience working with both children and adults in school, hospital, and outpatient settings, as well as home-based speech therapy. She is trained in PROMPT therapy and PECS Level 1, and her areas of specialty include alternative and augmentative communication (AAC). When she is not working as an SLP, Liz enjoys reading, baking, and taking her dog for long walks around Somerville.​

 

Emily Teed MS CCC-SLP

Bio coming soon...