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July 11, 2023
S5 E7: Ellen Kelly, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, BCS-F, joins host, Sara MacIntyre, M.A., CCC-SLP, to kick off a new series dedicated to exploring and supporting the growth of counseling skills in clinicians working with those who stutter (and beyond!). To kick off this series, Ellen and Sara discuss [likely] the most important skill to consider—Active Listening! They break down what 'goes into' active listening, why active listening is so critical in supporting those we work with through their journeys, ways to improve our clinical listening skills, and they share clinical examples and simulated responses (as well as common pitfalls!) throughout.
June 13, 2023
Dr. Evan Usler joins Sara MacIntyre, M.A., CCC-SLP to discuss a recent paper in JSLHR, "Communicative Fluency and the Experience of Stuttering: A Viewpoint".
May 9, 2023
Geneviève (Gen) Lamoureux, a Montreal-based speech therapist, person who stutters, and Ph.D. student studying at Université de Montréal in Montreal, Canada, joins host, Sara MacIntyre, M.A., CCC-SLP, to share her covert stuttering story and to explore the impact of self-stigma from both personal and professional viewpoints. In this episode, Gen explores how elements identified in research as effective means of reducing (self-)stigma have actually played a huge role in effectively reducing (and healing from) her own self-stigma and enabled her to live well with stuttering. Throughout the episode, Gen shares stories and personal examples which really make the research and concept of stigma truly come to life.
April 11, 2023
Ellen Kelly, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, BCS-F and Cara Singer, Ph.D., CCC-SLP join host Sara MacIntyre, M.A., CCC-SLP to discuss a new parent rating scale (18-item), Vanderbilt Responses to Your Child's Speech Rating Scale for Parents (VRYCS), developed collaboratively by a team listed below, to help support parents' self-perceived responses to the speech of their children who stutter.
March 14, 2023
Christopher Constantino, Ph.D., CCC-SLP joins Sara MacIntyre, M.A., CCC-SLP to explore stuttering therapy, and specifically, what he means by 'Stutter-affirming therapy' described in a recent article in LSHSS, "Fostering Positive Stuttering Identities Using Stutter-Affirming Therapy."
February 14, 2023
Daniel Shaw, M.S., CCC-SLP and Jack Henderson, M.S., CCC-SLP, Speech-Language Pathologists at Vanderbilt's Bill Wilkerson Center, join host Sara MacIntyre, M.A., CCC-SLP to discuss all things group therapy for stuttering.