Mariam Obas, M.S. CCC-SLP
Speech-Language Pathologist, Mariam Obas received her Master’s degree of Sciences in Speech-Language Pathology from Nova Southeastern University. She holds a Florida License and is a certified therapist with the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA). Originally from Montreal, Canada, Mariam speaks English, French and Creole and provides services in these three languages. She loves reading and spending time on the beach. Mariam has three children of her own. Her special interest is bilingualism and second language acquisition. Mariam is the owner and director of Theraspeech, Inc.
Michelle Hogan, M.S. CCC-SLP
Michelle is a Speech-Language Pathologist. She graduated from Nova Southeastern University. Michelle has a Florida License and is a member for the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA). She is originally from Virginia. Michelle has a background in education and she continues to teach drama at a local private school. She enjoys working with all children with communication disorders. Michelle has a special interest for dysfluency (stuttering), phonological disorders and autism spectrum disorder. She enjoys creating new material and sharing ideas with the rest of the team. Michelle spends her free time with her husband and daughter.
Shelsea Cantave, M.S. CCC-SLP
Shelsea is a Speech-Language Pathologist who graduated from Andrews University. She first joined our team as an intern. After graduation, she completed her Clinical Fellowship Year with Theraspeech. Shelsea has a Florida License and American Speech-Language Hearing Association certification (ASHA). She is interested in many aspects of the field; however, bilingual assessment of children who have Creole as a heritage language is a topic of interest. Shelsea shares her time between the clinic and Child Find. In the near future, she plans on pursuing a doctorate.
Stacy Cendejas, M.S. CCC-SLP
Stacy is originally from Fort Pierce. She is a Speech-Language Pathologist who graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelors and University of Central Florida with a Masters. She is certified in the LIPs program and NOW foundations program. Stacy has a special interest for speech sound disorders. During her free time, she enjoys traveling and spending time with her family.
Diandra Hamilton, OTR/L
Diandra is an Occupational Therapist. She graduated from Nova Southeastern University in 2014 with a Bachelor’s in Athletic Training and minor in Psychology. In 2017, Diandra graduated from Nova Southeastern University with a Master’s of Occupational Therapy. She has a special interest in sensory processing disorders and neurological developmental disorders within the pediatric population.
Nikela Foster, COTA
Nikela is Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant. She graduated from Keiser University. She is currently completing a doctorate of Occupational Therapy at St Augustine University. Nikela is also a Registered Behavior Technician. She has experience working with children on the autism spectrum disorder for behavioral therapy. Nikela is interested in sensory integration.