Meet Our Team


Hi, I’m Holly! Alabama-native and lover of all things outdoors, I moved to Seattle in July 2017 and have been amazed at the beauty of the Pacific Northwest since day one. I graduated from Arkansas State University with a Masters in Communication Disorders in 2016. My clinical experience involves c...

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Carol Lorioux Loup


I am the owner and a therapist at Clear Speech. I earned a Masters Degree in Communication Disorders and Sciences from Wichita State University in 1982. After working for the Wyandotte County public schools in Kansas, the Head Start Program for King, County, and the Auburn school district I earned a...

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Gabriela Bernate


I have worked with children for more than 20 years after graduating from Guildford Technical College in Surrey, England in the field of early childhood education. My focus was children from birth to age 7. My first career opportunity was to nanny for 12 years for families in England, Florida, San Fr...

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Kristin Edward


I joined the Clear Speech team after working in the banking industry for fifteen years. Change sometimes can seem like a difficult thing, however working at Clear Speech has been the most rewarding career move! I enjoy coming “home”. It’s a wonderful feeling knowing I am part of so...

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Michelle Danser

In June 2016 I moved 1,968 miles across the country from Edmond, Oklahoma to Seattle, Washington with my fiancé, Conor and dog, Beara. After graduating with my Masters degree from the University of Oklahoma, I knew I wanted to go on an adventure. Hiking and kayaking have always been hobbies of mine...

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Pam Smith


I have worked as a pediatric speech and language pathologist for approximately 35 years. My husband and I have lived in the Everett area for 26 years. We moved to Washington because of our love for the outdoors. We spend our free time hiking, cross country skiing, snow shoeing, kayaking, gardening, ...

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