Anya's passion for working with children and families as well as her enthusiastic, high energy, and encouraging personality helps create a positive and effective environment that facilitates success in speech and language development. Anya believes establishing a comfortable and dynamic rapport with the children and families is integral to achieving speech and language goals. Through her implementation of play-based therapy, PROMPT therapy, and co-collaboration, she uses a multimodal approach to help clients reach their goals.
Anya evaluates and treats children ranging from 13 months to 18 years old with various speech and language issues and a variety of diagnoses including: receptive and expressive language delays, pragmatic disorders, articulation disorders, phonological disorders, developmental delays, Autism, feeding disorders, childhood apraxia of speech, and fluency disorders. She has experience in a variety of settings including private practice, home health, and schools.
Anya received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology at the University of Central Florida. She received her Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology at the University of Central Florida. She is a certified member of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA). Her professional interests include Autism Spectrum Disorder, anxiety disorders, mixed Receptive/ Expressive Language Delay, and Childhood Apraxia of Speech.
Anya currently lives in Brookline. Anya speaks Russian and Spanish and enjoys learning new languages. Her hobbies include improv comedy, boxing, traveling, and cooking.