Our Clinicians

All of our Speech-Language Pathologists have completed a Master’s degree in the field from an accredited university, are certified in Speech-Language Pathology by SAC or ASHA, and are registered with the College of Speech and Hearing Health Professionals of B.C. (CSHHPBC). Our Speech-Language Pathology Assistant has been trained and certified as a Speech-Language Pathology Assistant.

Our clinicians are trained in a variety of therapeutic approaches, including the Hanen Approach, Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS), PROMPT, Lidcombe Program, Compton P-ESL, Reference and Regulation, Social Perspective Thinking approach, and Oral-Placement Therapy. We value evidence-based approaches, and are always participating in continuing education to ensure we are offering the most appropriate therapy.

Beehive is a dynamic environment, watch this page for new additions to our list of clinicians!

Karine Tardif, M.A.
Karine Tardif, M.A.Registered Speech-Language Pathologist, Certified in Speech-Language Pathology by SAC, Beehive Therapy Co-Founder
Karine graduated from Western Washington University in 2003. She has worked with children and adults as a Speech-Language Pathologist in a hospital setting and in the private sector. Karine offers S-LP services in English and French.

Karine’s enthusiasm for helping others shines through in her work as a Speech-Language Pathologist. Her experience and areas of interest are varied, but Karine is particularly dedicated to working with people with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Pragmatic/Social Language Difficulties.

Amanda Lenk, M.H.A., M.Cl.Sc.
Amanda Lenk, M.H.A., M.Cl.Sc.Registered Speech-Language Pathologist, Certified in Speech-Language Pathology by SAC, Beehive Therapy Co-Founder
Amanda graduated from the University of Western Ontario in 2002. She has worked with children and adults in a variety of settings, including a children’s treatment centre, a hospital setting and the private sector. Amanda is a current board member with the CSHHPBC.

Amanda’s love of learning languages sparked her interest in Speech-Language Pathology and her desire to help people communicate with one another. She enjoys working with clients with developmental language delays, speech-sound production errors, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and Apraxia of Speech.

Alyse McNair, B.S., SLPA
Alyse McNair, B.S., SLPASpeech-Language Pathology Assistant
Alyse graduated from Arizona State University in 2012. She has worked as a Speech-Language Pathology Assistant with children in the private sector in the United States and Canada. Alyse pairs her energetic personality with her enjoyment of working with clients with Autism Spectrum Disorder, developmental language delays, and pragmatic/social language difficulties.

Alyse has taken workshops and been mentored in many of the approaches used by our SLPs, including Reference & Regulate, Social Thinking and Oral-Placement Therapy.

Devon Iversen, M.A.
Devon Iversen, M.A.Registered Speech-Language Pathologist, Certified in Speech-Language Pathology by SAC
Devon graduated from Western Washington University in 2010. She has worked as a Speech-Language Pathologist with children and adults in a hospital setting and in the private sector. Prior to becoming a Speech-Language Pathologist, Devon worked as a Behavioural Interventionist. Devon is passionate about working with clients who present with developmental language delays, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Apraxia of Speech, and Pragmatic/Social Language difficulties.
Sarah Castell, BA.
Sarah Castell, BA.Registered Speech-Language Pathologist, Certified in Speech-Language Pathology by SAC
Sarah graduated from Manchester Metropolitan University in 2008 and currently works in hospital and private practice settings. Sarah has 7 years experience in inpatient and outpatient settings, working with adults with acquired or degenerative neurological disorders, such as: stroke, Parkinson’s Disease and ALS. Sarah also has experience working with voice disorders and jointly in ENT clinics. Sarah’s other keen interests include dysfluency (stuttering) and child language and articulation disorders. Sarah has completed additional training in Neuro-developmental treatment approach (NDT), Talk Tools, PROMPT, and Management of Psychogenic Voice Disorders.
Devon McConnachie, M.Sc.
Devon McConnachie, M.Sc.Registered Speech-Language Pathologist, Certified in Speech-Language Pathology by SAC
Devon graduated from the University of British Columbia in 2012, and currently works in the hospital and private practice settings. Her areas of interest include: articulation, fluency, motor speech disorders (dysarthria and apraxia of speech), paediatric feeding, communication intervention for people with Autism Spectrum Disorder, and aphasia. Devon has completed additional training in the following approaches: Reference and Regulate, Talk Tools, and Social Thinking.
Courtney Fearon, M.Sc.
Courtney Fearon, M.Sc. Registered Speech-Language Pathologist,
Certified in Speech-Language Pathology by SAC
Courtney completed her undergraduate degree in Life Sciences at Queen’s University in 2005. She completed her Master’s in Speech Sciences from the The University of British Columbia in 2008. Since then, Courtney’s practice has been focused on working with children with multiple needs at The Centre for Child Development.

Courtney has the creativity, experience, and skills to help children improve their communication and empower their parents to foster learning in a supportive and fun environment.
Certifications:
Registered with the College of Speech and Hearing Health Professionals of BC (CSHHPBC)
Member of both national (CASLPA) and provincial associations (BCASLPA)
Certified in Hanen – It Takes Two To Talk
Bridging Trained – PROMPT (Physically Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets)

Claudia Lemay, B.Sc., RD
Claudia Lemay, B.Sc., RD Registered Dietitian, Member of CDBC,
Children's Book Author
Claudia Lemay is a registered Dietitian who graduated from McGill University in December 1999. She has successfully completed the KUMC (Kansas University) Pediatric Clinical Nutrition course. She is also fully trained in the Sequential Oral Sensory (SOS) approach to feeding developed by Dr. Kay Toomey, the world-renowned specialist in the field. Claudia specializes in picky-eating/problem-feeding but also sees adult patients at the Highroads Medical Clinic located at the Peninsula Village in South Surrey.

Visit True Health Nutrition for more info.
Check out Claudia’s children books Stargold The Food Fairy

Evelyn Fang
Evelyn FangOffice Manager
Gagan Cheema
Gagan Cheema Junior Speech-Language Pathologist Assistant