The staff at Superior Therapy Services, Inc. are
here because they love helping children.
We are dedicated
to the success of your child!
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
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
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.
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
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.