Staff Bios  

The staff at Superior Therapy Services, Inc. are here because they love helping children. 

We are dedicated to the success of your child! 

 Superior's Therapy Staff:

 Master's level Speech/Language Pathologists who are licensed by the State of Florida and Certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. 

Bachelor's level Speech/Language Pathology Assistants who are licensed.

Bachelor's level Infant Toddler Developmental Specialists who are certified. 


(All Therapists have had a background check through the Citrus &/or Hernando County School Boards, meeting all of the government criteria under the Jessica Lundsford Act.)

 Deborah R. Campbell M.A., CCC-SLP 

  • Licensed and Certified Speech/Language Pathologist
  • Certified in Dyslexia Testing and Treatment
  • Certified Early Interventionist (Early Steps Provider)
  • Educational Advocate: services provided under Special Education and Law Advocacy (SELA)
  • Certified in Barton Reading and Spelling Program at the Advanced Level
  • Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates (COPAA) Member
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Member
  • Florida Speech-Language Hearing Association (FLASHA) Member
  • Co-Chair FLASHA Florida Medicaid Task Force
  • Board Member Florida Branch of the Learning Disabilities Association of America
  • International Dyslexia Association (IDA) Member and Provider
  • Association of Educational Therapists Member
  • Ph.D Candidate: University of South Florida
  • Professional Membership/Certifier: Learning Ally


 Debbie is the owner and president of Superior Therapy Services, Inc. and Administrator of Early Intervention Services. She has been Certified and Licensed as Speech/Language Pathologist for over 26 years.  Debbie is also a pediatric and adult Swallowing Specialist.  Deborah is a Certified Dyslexia Testing and Treatment Specialist in addition to a Certified Orton-Gillingham Barton Tutor at the advanced level.  She is a Certified Early Interventionist who specializes in birth to three-year old developmentDeborah is a provider of the Making Math Real methodology from Berkeley University.  Additional credentials include Education Advocate, whose services she provides through the Law Office of Mark Kamleiter, Special Education and Law Advocacy (SELA).  She currently is a Ph.D student at the University of South Florida: area of research - Language and Literacy.  Deborah has received training and continuing education in areas such as Lindamood Bell, Handwriting Without Tears, Sensory Integration, Special Education Law and Advocacy, Video Fluoroscopic Swallow Studies, Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing and Voice (FEES)and Adult Neurology and is a Certified Neuro-biofeedback Technician 

Deborah is married with two children.  She is passionate about the services she provides to her clients.  Deborah also works diligently to make sure that her therapists and and interventionist maintain the same integrity and quality of care that she expects of herself. 

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 Emily R. Miranda M.S.-SLPA, ITDS 

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  • Licensed and Certified Speech/Language Pathology Assistant
  • Early Steps and SLPA Operations Manager
  • Certified Barton Tutor at the Advanced Level
  • Certified Infant Toddler Developmental Specialist 
  • Florida Association of Speech-Language Pathologist and Audiologists (FLASHA) Member
  • FLASHA Committee Member - SLPA Rule Development

Emily R. Miranda, M.S.-SLPA, C-ITDS, is a Licensed and Certified Speech/Language Pathology Assistant as well as a Certified Infant-Toddler Development Specialist for Early Steps of Florida. 

Emily is the Early Steps and SLPA Operations Manager for Superior Therapy Services, Inc. 

Emily is originally from Savannah, Georgia area.  She recently graduated from Nova Southeastern University with a Master's of Science degree in Developmental Disabilities with a focus in Early Childhood Education in May 2020.  She graduated from the University of Central Florida with two Bachelor's degrees: Early Childhood Education and Communication Sciences and Disorders.

Emily has worked as a Licensed and Certified SLPA for 14 years and has been a provider for Early Steps as an Infant-Toddler Development Specialist since May 2014.  Emily has worked for Superior Therapy Services, Inc. since November 2005.  

Emily has been an active member of the Florida Speech-Language Hearing Association since 2006.  In 2017, she was asked to join the FLASHA Committee that is working on the new rule being developed for SLPA supervision.

Emily is married with two sons.  Emily enjoys working most with children under the age of three and children on the Autism Spectrum.

She desires to make a difference in the lives of children with special needs, especially children with communication disorders and developmental disabilities. 

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Tia Morgan B.S., SLPA



  • Licensed Speech/Language Pathology Assistant
  • Barton Tutor at the Advanced Level
  • Infant Toddler Developmental Specialist
  • Early Interventionist Specialist
  • Member of SLPA Guideline Committee




Tia M. is originally from Jacksonville, Florida.  She moved to Orlando, Florida to acquire formal education in Communicative Disorders at University of Central Florida.  Tia has been working directly with children, providing speech/language services, but not limited to, since 2004. She has worked as a Speech Therapist in both Duval and Orange County School Districts. She is and has been a Licensed Speech/Language Pathology Assistant and an Advanced Level Certified Barton Tutor at Superior Therapy Services Inc. since 2007. She also serves the birth to 3-year community through the Early Steps Program.  Her passion and innate ability to work closely with special need children and their families allows her to analyze the situation well enough to provide effective techniques that are both individualized and strategic. She takes pride in her work and continues to strive to make "the difference" with her kids.


 Teri Nosbisch-Bailey M.S., CCC-SLP

  • Licensed and Certified Speech/Language Pathologist

  • Certified in Dyslexia Treatment with the Barton Reading & Spelling Program at the Advanced Level

  • American Speech-Language- Hearing Association (ASHA) Member


    Teri is a Licensed and Certified Speech/Language Pathologist. She graduated from SUNY at Fredonia with her Master's degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders. Teri has been a practicing Speech/Language Pathologist since 1997 and has worked at Superior Therapy Services, Inc. since October 2002.




    Deborah M. Schott M.A., CCC-SLP
    Deborah M. Schott, M.A., C.C.C. is a licensed and certified speech-language pathologist with 39 years experience.  Deborah has been a provider for all age groups ranging in age from newborn to geriatric ; in all settings including in-patient, out-patient, home care and the public schools.

    Deborah is from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, but has lived in west, central Florida since 1981. Deborah graduated from  West Virginia University (1978) and from Kent State University (1979).  She has co-authored three nationally published therapy  manuals for adults and adolescents.

    Deborah has been associated with the owner/president of Superior Therapy Services initially since 1995 as her clinical fellowship supervisor.  In the years following, they have remained  in contact as friends and colleagues. Deborah joined the therapy team at STS on a part-time basis in May of 2016 and full-time in June of 2017.

    Deborah lives in Spring Hill with her husband of 36 years, labradoodle Adonis, and cats Alphie & Rummy. She enjoys yoga, camping, and painting. She has 2 married sons and 1 grandson with whom she loves to spend holidays and vacations.     



    Erin Blom B.S., SLPA 


    Erin Blom is a Speech Language Pathology Assistant. She joined our team at STS in June 2018. She graduated from the University of South Florida with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders in 2012.

    Erin has spent over 12 years working with children of all ages. She really enjoys working with young children and watching them grow and succeed. She is also an Infant Toddler Developmental Specialist for Early Steps of Florida.



    Paige Ortiz B.A., SLPA 



    Paige graduated from University of South Florida in 2018 with a Bachelor in Communication Sciences and Disorders.  Paige is a licensed Speech/Language Pathology Assistant and is working towards becoming a Certified Dyslexia Tutor with the Barton Reading and Spelling Tutor. Paige previously worked as a pediatric CNA at Tampa General Hospital in the Pediatric Unit.  Paige is a member of the Florida Speech-Language Hearing Association (FLASHA).  She is also an Infant Toddler Developmental Specialist for Early Steps of Florida.





    Joyce Chester M.A., CCC-SLP


    Joyce Chester, M.A.,C.C.C. is a licensed and certified speech-language pathologist.  Her work as a service provider varies, to mostly include the  preschool and school aged populations. As a native of Detroit, Michigan and  graduate (B.S.-1985/ M.A. -1986) of Central Michigan University  she has traveled and  resided in a number of states, which has helped to  expand her skills professionally. Joyce joined the Superior Therapy Services team in August 2017 on a part-time basis. 


    Joyce lives in Citrus County with her husband, and  best friend, of 32 years.  She loves spending time with family and believes that laughter and a smile is good for the soul, spirit and the atmosphere.  Their move to Florida was inspired by their 3 adult children, and 2 small grand children who she visits with as often as  possible.  



     Sydney Mergler, B.A.-SLPA

    My name is Sydney Mergler and I’m one of the new SLPA’s! I graduated from the University of South Florida with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Science and Disorders. I intend to further my education and pursue a Master’s degree in Speech Language Pathology with an emphasis on bilingual curriculum in hopes to do Bilingual therapy in Spanish and English. I am also currently working on my Behavior Technician certification. During my time at USF I had the opportunity to obtain an internship where I traveled to Belize. There I was able to work with children who have different speech deficits. It truly opened my eyes and showed me that I am on the right career path. I have also worked with children since I was 16 years old by volunteering, working at a children’s museum, substitute teaching, being a daycare teacher assistant and a babysitter. 





    Andrea J. Hawk, M.S.,-CCC-SLP 

    Andrea J. Hawk, M.S., C.C.C. is a licensed and certified speech-language pathologist with over 39 years of experience. Andrea has provided services to clients ranging from preschool through young adult in school and private clinical settings in Wisconsin, Illinois, Virginia, California, Japan, and now Florida. 27 years were spent overseas working for the Department of Defense Dependent Schools coordinating and providing speech-language therapy services to students with a wide variety of communication delays, and disorders. 




    Khadijah Rose, B.A., SLPA  

    Khadijah is a licensed Speech Language Pathologist Assistant. She graduated from the University of South Florida in May of 2019. She has pervious child care

    experience ranging from infants to school-age children. She is currently working toward becoming a certified Dyslexia Tutor with the Barton Reading and Spelling Program. She also has interest in training to become an Infant Toddler Developmental Specialist. She is devoted to improving the quality of life of children struggling with speech and language. Her plan for the future is to obtain her Master’s degree, and go on to serve disadvantaged communities.





    Rachel Mobley, Brooksville Office 

    I am born and raised in Brooksville, Florida. Attended Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University to pursue a career in healthcare management, and I am continuing my education in that same field. I have worked with children for more than 8 years as a youth counselor for the 4-H program. I believe working as an office manager will broaden my knowledge in the healthcare management field. 



     Karon Stagg, B.S.-SLPA

    Karon is a Florida-licensed Speech Language Pathology Assistant who graduated from the University of South Florida in 2018 with a Bachelor's degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders.  She joined our team in July of 2019 and has worked with children of all ages in both the clinical and private school settings.  Karon is passionate about the work she does with her clients and truly enjoys watching them flourish as they accomplish their goals.  She is currently working towards getting into graduate school to pursue her master's degree and looks forward to continuing her education.  

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