As a person who stutters, Nora understands the complexity of the disorder and the need to treat the emotional response to stuttering.
She provides individual and group counseling for children, teens and adults who stutter. Nora addresses self esteem, anger, anxiety, worry thoughts and depressed mood through Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy and Somatic Experiencing. Nora works with adults who are unsure of their career path due to their relationship to stuttering. She has enjoyed seeing the success in the clients she has treated.
Additional, Nora is on staff at the Successful Stuttering Management Program at Eastern Washington University. She works together with the speech clinicians to provide a comprehensive treatment approach to the stutterers enrolled in the 3 week intensive program.
Nora has lectured at Chapman University Communicative Disorder Program. She presents workshops at conferences hosted by the National Stuttering Association and Friends: Association of Young People who Stutter
Nora’s most recent article was published in the International Stuttering Awareness Day 2014 online conference, Reducing negative emotions and anxiety using a mental health approach.