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Stephanie Anderson, M.S. CCC-SLP

Hello! My name is Stephanie Anderson and I am a certified Speech Language Pathologist and the owner of Twin Cities Speech Therapy. I am passionate about empowering and supporting families in order to ensure each child has the best opportunity to overcome their speech and/or language needs. I believe that working as a team with families, caregivers, and other professionals gives each child the best opportunity to gain confidence and competence in communicating and connecting with others. 

I received my Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders and Master's Degree in Speech Language Pathology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. I hold a Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association, a Minnesota state Speech Language Pathology professional license, a Minnesota state Speech Language Pathology educator's license, and a Minnesota city business license. I am a member of both the American Speech-Language Hearing Association and the Minnesota Speech-Language Hearing Association.

I have been providing speech-language services in the greater Twin Cities area since 2016. I have provided speech/language services for a number of children with a variety of communication impairments; including speech sound disorders (articulation therapy), language disorders (both receptive and expressive), stuttering (fluency disorders), childhood apraxia of speech (CAS), cognitive impairments, cleft lip/palate, down syndrome, and autism spectrum disorders.

I have worked in a variety of settings, including schools, private practice, outpatient clinics, early intervention, and in-home therapy. I have found the most success when therapy happens in the child’s natural environment! 

When I am not working, I enjoy spending time with my family and friends outside. You can find me walking my dog, practicing yoga and pilates, or enjoying time out on the lake! 

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Kenzie Braden, M.S. CCC-SLP

Hello! My name is Kenzie Braden and I am a certified speech language pathologist. I received my Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders and my Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology from the University of Minnesota, Duluth. I am certified through the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and hold professional licensure through the state of Minnesota. 

 

I am passionate about helping children reach their greatest potential in their communication. My favorite part of working with children is seeing the exponential growth that every child is capable of reaching. I also highly enjoy working with families and caregivers to develop a successful home program that is unique to each child and family needs. I have worked with children who have demonstrated a variety of communication needs including but not limited to articulation impairments, childhood apraxia of speech, stuttering impairments, language delays and disorders, and autism spectrum disorder. 

 

I specialize in treating children who exhibit risk factors for persistent stuttering. I am Lidcombe Program trained for young children who stutter under the age of six. I use a variety of approaches to treat children who stutter including J. Scott Yaruss’ family focused indirect treatment approach, direct treatment approaches, syllable timed speech and the Lidcombe Program. I also serve on the board for Star Lake Out Loud: A Camp for Kids Who Stutter, where I work collaboratively with a group of speech language pathologist’s to create and plan a variety of activities for a 3 day overnight camp for children ages 8-17. 

 

When I am not working, I like to be outside enjoying all that nature has to offer! I enjoy kayaking, hiking, biking, reading, and spending time with my friends and family. I am a big traveler and I am always looking for a new adventure. I am also a lifelong dancer and still coach and teach in my spare time.