Helene is a certified Speech Language Pathologist who is passionate about serving children and families in her community. Helene’s clinical specialty is supporting children with sensory impairments, and she enjoys collaborating closely with families and care teams, building community connections, and providing holistic, engaging, and creative therapy for her patients.
Helene received a Bachelor of Science in Communicative Disorders and Deaf Education at Utah State University, and a Master’s Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Pacific University. Prior to her journey into the field of communication sciences, Helene received a Bachelor of Arts in English and Film with a minor in American Sign Language from Northeastern University.
In her education and experience, Helene has had the privilege to work with children, teens, and adults across multiple settings. She has experience serving adult patients in acute care, supporting blind and visually impaired middle and high school aged students, providing services in elementary schools throughout Portland and working in early intervention settings with Deaf/HoH children.
When she’s not working with children, Helene enjoys going for hikes, exploring new places in the Pacific Northwest, cooking, reading, and spending time with her partner and two rabbits.
Clinic Location: Salem Madrona & Salem Fairview