- Speech disorders, which affect the voice and the ability to form sounds properly or speak fluently. Examples include dysarthria, stuttering, and vocal cord polyps.
- Language disorders, which are problems with either saying or understanding spoken words. Examples include autism and pragmatic (social) language disorders.
- Swallowing disorders, including drooling and difficulty swallowing. Since speech therapy involves treatment for the muscles of the mouth and throat, some swallowing disorders can be treated by speech therapists.
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Dr. Phyllis Gildston practices family therapy, speech therapy, and audiology. Dr. Gildston's areas of expertise include the following: acceptance and commitment therapy, eclectic therapy, and humanistic psychotherapy. She has received distinctions including Phi Beta Kappa and Sigma Xi. She speaks French.
Clinical interests: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Substance Abuse, Employee Assistance Program, Eating Disorders, ... (Read more)