Tessa graduated from Central Michigan
University in 2015 with her Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Disorders. Tessa is a Licensed Speech/Language Pathology
Assistant and a certified Barton Tutor. Tessa will be on graduate school 'sabbatical' as of August 2018 as she pursues her
ongoing education in the field of speech-language pathology. She will be attending Jacksonville University to obtain her Master's
degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders. Tessa will work PRN when she is home on college break.
Deborah M. Schott M.A., CCC-SLP
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.
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
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 currently working on becoming an
Early Steps Provider.
Paige Reid B.A., SLPA
Paige graduated from University of South Florida in 2018 with a Bachlor in Communication Sciences and Disorders.
Paige is a licensed Speech/Langauge Pathology Assistan 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).
Emily Price, M.A.,
Emily is born and raised in Florida. She moved to Tampa to attend the University of South Florida for her undergraduate
education, and has found her true home there. Emily is a certified SLPA and a soon-to-be licensed Clinical Fellow of Speech
Language Pathology. She recently graduated from the University of South Florida with a Master's of Science Degree in Speech
Language Pathology. Although new to the game, she has a passion for working with children with disabilities after having experiences
working with children with autism and nonverbal children. She looks forward to completing the certifications in the Barton
Reading and Spelling Program and Early Steps. She aims to synthesize her academic expertise with her caring and nurturing
personality to foster a positive environment in her therapy sessions. By doing so, she hopes to encourage a sense of confidence
that comes from successful communication for all the kiddos she works with.
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.
Cindy Huard M.A., CCC-SLP
Huard is a licensed and certified speech-language pathologist.
Jennifer Rosado, B.A., SLPA
Jennifer graduated from the University of South
Florida Communication Sciences and Disorders program in May, 2018. She is a licenced Speech-Language Pathology Assistant and
is working towards becoming a certified Barton Reading and Spelling tutor. Jennifer is a member of the Florida Speech-Language
Hearing Association. She loves working with children of all ages and is excited to be a part of the team at Superior Therapy
Jillian Nocella, B.S., SLPA
Jillian is a licensed speech-language
pathology assistant (SLPA). Jillian graduated from the University of Central Florida in 2013 with a bachelors degree in Communication
Sciences and Disorders as well as Criminal Justice. Jillian has worked with children of all ages, in multiple different capacities,
for the last 10+ years. Jillian is in the process of becoming an Infant Toddler Developmental Specialist (ITDS) and looks
forward to continuing her education/training in education advocacy.
Sarah Maruszczak, M.A., CCC-SLP
Sarah has been a Licensed and Certified Speech-Language Pathologist since 2006. She
is originally from Cleveland, Ohio.
She has education and clinical knowledge
in acute care, skilled nursing and long-term care medical facilities. Sarah
has lived here in Citrus County for 3 years.
She is married with 3 children. Sarah joined our
Superior Therapy team in November 2018. Sarah has a passion for helping children
communicate to their highest potential as well as a desire to grow professionally at Superior Therapy with our patients and their families.
Tiffany Sherman, Office Manager: Brooksville Location
You will always be greeted with a smile and hello from Tiffany Sherman, office manager at Superior Therapy
at the Brooksville location. She has been with the company since 2013.
Born and raised in Florida, Tiffany graduated in 1989. She has practiced as a CNA and also held a dental assistant
license. Prior to starting at STS, she enjoyed being a stay at home mother for 12 years.