Gretchen Findlay, MA, CCC-SLP
Owner, Speech-Language Pathologist
Gretchen received her bachelor’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology at Western Michigan University and her master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology at Western Michigan University. Gretchen brings over 13 years of experience to The Speech Station as a speech-language pathologist. Her collaborative and client-centered therapy style comes from her experience in the school setting, serving children from preschool through high school, and in the private practice setting working with children and adults.
Gretchen believes communication is key to quality of life. Part of serving her clients is thinking outside of the box to deliver individualized and motivating therapy. Her positive, friendly, and open personality allows her to connect with her clients to build trusting relationships. She is dedicated to building a collaborative relationship with her clients, their families, and other professionals on the team (physicians, dentists, teachers, caregivers, etc.).
Gretchen specializes in treating children and adults with articulation disorders, language delay/disorders, late talkers, childhood apraxia of speech, swallowing challenges, fluency disorders, and OMD (orofacial myofunctional disorder). Gretchen has advanced training in Orofacial Myology. She is passionate about orofacial myofunctional therapy and the positive impact it has on feeding and speech skills.
In her free time, Gretchen can be found spending time with her husband and children, walking her dog, and sipping a fresh cup of coffee. She loves watching college football and hockey, reading, gardening and staying active.