January 16, 2024

Season 6: Episode 2: Vivian Sisskin, M.S., CCC-SLP, BCS-F, Clinical Professor Emerita at the University of Maryland, and Owner of the Sisskin Stuttering Center, joins host, Sara MacIntyre, M.A., CCC-SLP, for the second episode of an ongoing Avoidance Reduction Therapy for Stuttering (ARTS®) Series. In this second episode, Vivian discusses the journey in ARTS®, the power of language (the words we use, the language of responsibility), the significance of intent, and a deeper look into 'control' and 'struggle.'  Listen to Part 1 (Season 6, Episode 1) released last week where foundational concepts, theory, and a historical perspective of ARTS® was discussed in, 'The Essence of ARTS®.' Tune back in for parts 3 and 4 releasing each Tuesday in the remaining weeks of January 2024. 

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Vivian Sisskin , M.S., CCC-SLP, BCS-F is a Clinical Professor Emerita at the University of Maryland, an ASHA Fellow, and a Board Certified Specialist in Fluency Disorders. She served as Coordinator for ASHA’s Special Interest Group 4 (Fluency Disorders), Chair of ASHA’s Council for Clinical Certification in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology, and received ASHA’s Media Champion Award. Sisskin served as Vice-Chair of the American Board on Fluency and Fluency Disorders and is a faculty member for the Stuttering Foundation’s Mid-Atlantic Workshop. She was named Speech-Language Pathologist of the Year by the National Stuttering Association. She owns the Sisskin Stuttering Center in the Washington DC area.