Speech and Language Services of Marin-Sonoma's professional staff members are all licensed by State of California and certified by the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association (www.asha.org).
The professional experience of our staff ensures complete and expert diagnosis along with appropriate treatment of clients ranging from infants to seniors.

San Rafael Therapists

Babs BryantBabs Bryant

M.S. C.C.C.
Received her Bachelor's Degree and Restricted Credential in Speech and Hearing Sciences in 1972 from Chico State University. Babs went on to complete her Masters of Science Degree in Communicative Disorders at the University of New Mexico.  She has worked for the San Francisco schools, operated a small private practice and was the Director of Speech Pathology at Kentfield Rehabilitation Hospital.  She currently works for the Petaluma School District where she enjoys her work with adolescents and social pragmatic communication disorders. Babs originally joined Speech, Language & Learning Services of Marin-Sonoma in 1985. Her special interests are in right hemisphere function and dysphagia.


Carolina Perez-VeneroCarolina Perez-Venero

Carolina Perez-Venero graduated from Stanford University with a Bachelor of Science with an emphasis in Biological Sciences. She returned to school to complete her Post-Baccalaureate course work in Communication Sciences and Disorders in 2014 at the University of Wisconsin in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Carolina completed her Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders with an emphasis in Speech Language Pathology in May of 2017 at the University of Wisconsin in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Carolina is licensed by the State of California. Carolina comes to us with a broad range of knowledge. She is fluent in English, Spanish, and French. Carolina has direct experience with elementary and middle school children where she was responsible for providing speech and language therapy for a variety of disorders, conducting speech and language evaluations, and report writing. She has direct experience with an outpatient pediatric setting providing speech and language therapy to children aged 2-15. In addition, Carolina has direct experience with the adult population, providing speech, language, cognitive, and dysphagia therapy and performing evaluations to the adult populations. She has participated in collaboration meetings with school and medical staff.


Katie BaumbachKatie Baumbach

Katie Baumbach graduated from Sacramento State University in 2009 with a Bachelor of Science in Speech Pathology and Audiology. She continued her education at Sacramento State University, graduating in 2011 with a Master’s of Science in Speech-Language Pathology. Katie is licensed by the state of California and is certified by the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA). She is certified in Hanen It Takes Two to Talk and PROMPT Level 2 trained. Katie has received the Award for Continuing Education (ACE) in 2014 and 2016. Katie has a broad range of knowledge including assessment and play based treatment for children 18 months to 18 years diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, receptive/expressive/pragmatic language delays, articulation/phonological disorders, fluency, AAC, and apraxia of speech. She also was a Social Thinking group leader for 4-7-year olds. In addition, Katie has experience with the adult population, in assessing and providing treatment for dysphagia, speech/language disorders, cognitive-linguistic impairments, AAC, dysarthria, apraxia of speech, and other communication deficits.

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