Kristen has worked as a Speech & Language Pathologist for 8 years. She received her Bachelor's degree in Communicative Disorders from the University of Redlands and her Master's degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Chapman University. She is ASHA certified, holds a state license in speech-language pathology as well as Speech-Language Pathology Services Credential. She is trained in Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS), PROMPT, and is an AT/AAC specialist. In addition to working at Centra Pediatric Therapy, Kristen works at a non-public school specializing in moderate to severe disabilities including autism spectrum disorder and related developmental disabilities. The most rewarding moments are seeing small skills acquired that make a huge impact in our client's and their family's lives. In her free time, Kristen enjoys spending time with her family and friends and traveling.