About Our Clinicians
At Speak Fluent, our speech-language pathologists (SLP) are registered with the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists (CASLPO).
As licensed professionals, our team of clinicians are highly trained and provide support for various speech-related services, including accent modification, public and professional speaking, voice and other speech disorders. Check out their profiles below and see how they can help with your speech needs today.
MScSLP, S-LP Registered CASLPO
Angela completed her Bachelor of Arts at UBC, majoring in Speech Sciences, a combination of linguistics and psychology. She holds a Masters of Speech Language Pathology (MScSLP) from the University of Alberta. She is a registered member of the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO).
Angela has a special interest in providing accent modification services for adults looking to improve the quality of their communication skills. Her experience working as a phonetic analyst for lessons on native productions of English sentences, refined her ability to notice variations in English that can affect how easily a person is understood. Her private clients have varied linguistic backgrounds, many with an Asian language as their first language. As a child of immigrant parents, she knows the impact of struggling with English as a second language. Growing up and living in the diverse cities of Vancouver and Toronto, she has met many skilled and educated adults who benefited from accent modification to improve communication in their work and social life.
Angela spent several years in the school system in Toronto providing therapy for stuttering, speech sound disorders, voice disorders, and cleft palate/velopharyngeal insufficiency.
MScSLP, BMus, S-LP Registered CASLPO
Michele holds a Bachelor of Music (BMus) degree in singing and music education from the University of Western Ontario. After many years of successful work in the music industry, she returned to school, earning a Master of Speech Language Pathology (MScSLP) from McMaster University. She is a registered member of the College of Audiologists and Speech Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO).
Michele has always been fascinated by languages. In classical singing, accent matching is a key skill when presenting music in a wide range of languages. As a student SLP, Michele was inspired when working with clients who wished to modify their accents because of barriers they experienced in their lives. Here, the desire to help people reach their goals lined up perfectly with the years spent on ear training and attention to pronunciation. As a member of the Speak Fluent team, Michele is delighted to support individuals who experience challenges associated with the way they pronounce English.
Michele also works with clients with voice disorders, and those who desire to enhance the quality and efficiency of their speaking voices.
MScSLP, S-LP Registered CASLPO
Renzo is a registered member of the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO). He completed an undergraduate degree in linguistics followed by a master’s degree in speech-language pathology at the University of Alberta.
Growing up in a bicultural and bilingual environment, Renzo developed a passion for working with immigrant families and clients whose first language is not English. Being a first generation Filipino in Canada, Renzo values culturally- and linguistically-informed practice. He can provide services in both English and Tagalog.
Renzo has almost a decade of experience in linguistics and speech pathology research, and he always strives to promote evidence-based service. Clinically, his experience includes providing therapy for communication and feeding/swallowing to populations that include school-aged children, patients who are acutely ill, and patients previously treated for head and neck cancer.
Vivian studied linguistics and cognitive science (BA) and speech-language pathology (MHSc) at the University of Toronto. She is currently undergoing a research degree in the field of speech-language pathology to gain a deeper understanding of the evidence-base, explore the validity of new technologies, and refine critical appraisal skills. Vivian is a registered member of the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO).
Vivian grew up in both Canada and in an international community abroad, where she learned to differentiate features of a variety of accents. She speaks English, Mandarin, and French and has background knowledge of many other languages.
Vivian is also no stranger to public speaking and has won an award for her 3-Minute-Thesis style presentation. She is familiar with both online and offline procedures of presenting, as well as the accompanying nerves of speaking to a crowd.