Tina has been a speech-language pathologist since 2005 and has been working at the San Diego RiteCare Childhood Language Center since October 2007. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Miami University in 2003, and her Master of Arts degree from the University of Cincinnati in 2005. Tina holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), and is licensed as a Speech-Language Pathologist in the state of California.
Prior to working at San Diego Ritecare, Tina worked as a speech-language pathologist in the San Diego Unified School District, where she worked with preschool and elementary school-aged populations. She is PROMPT (PROMPTs for Restructuring Oral Muscular Targets) trained, a motor-kinesthetic approach which utilizes multi-sensory interventions when working with individuals with speech production disorders. Her interests include childhood language, phonological disorders, articulation disorders and apraxia
Tina served as the Center Coordinator for the San Diego RiteCare Childhood Language Center from August 2011 through February 2015, when she was appointed Center Director.