Joy received her Master of Science Degree in Communicative Disorders from Eastern New Mexico University in May of 2019 and her Bachelor of Arts in Communicative Disorders from California State University, Long Beach (Go Beach!) in May of 2014. She holds a Certificate of Clinical Competency from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association(ASHA) and is licensed as a Speech-Language Pathologist by the State of California. Joy has been trained in Dynamic Temporal and Tactile Cueing(DTTC) and is CPR and AED trained through the American Health Care Academy.
Joy has had the privilege of working with children and adults from a wide range of backgrounds, diagnoses, and needs. While Joy enjoys all therapy areas, she particularly enjoys the areas of early intervention, autism spectrum disorder, language disorders, gestalt language processing, augmentative and alternative communication (AAC), and childhood apraxia of speech (CAS).
Joy strives to provide individualized therapy that is motivating, functional, and meaningful for each client.
Outside of work, Joy has a passion for animals (she has 11 pets!), enjoys watching movies, and loves singing karaoke.