ABOUT US

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OUR STORY

.Jessica Sekhon MS CCC-SLP is the Owner and Founder of Thrive Speech Therapy PLLC. Jessica received her Bachelor's degree in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences from Texas Tech University. While earning her Bachelor's degree, Jessica worked in long-term care at a skilled nursing facility with patients at the end of life. While there, she gained a passion for patients with communication deficits. Upon graduation, she went on to receive her Master's degree in Communication Disorders from Texas Woman's University. While in graduate school, she began her career as a Speech Language Pathologist - Assistant, working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, speech sound disorders, language delays, and fluency difficulties. She worked in the school setting, while developing a family-centered approach to therapy. Jessica has worked with clients from birth to end-of-life, but her passion is empowering her clients to use their unique strengths to expand communication. Every person deserves the tools and opportunities to interact with the people they love, and the world around them. Every person deserves to express him or herself and to THRIVE!

Meet Our Team!

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J'Lisia Burch, B.A.,SLP-A

J'Lisia is a Licensed Speech Language Pathologist Assistant who completed a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Science and Disorders from University of Houston. J'Lisia has extensive experience working with the pediatric population in a variety of settings including home health, private practice, and education. While in undergraduate studies, J'Lisia worked as a Special Education Teacher. During her tenure as a teacher, she developed a desire to make a difference in the lives of children with special needs, especially children with communication disorders. J'Lisia specializes in usage of AAC devices, is fluent in ASL, and developing speech exercise programs to reduce communication difficulties with non-verbal children. Her passion and innate ability to work closely with clients and families allows her to analyze the child's communicative needs and provide a positive language enriched environment that cultivates learning and growth for communicative success. J'Lisia believes that communication can be created through meaningful connections and strives to help all her clients reach their highest potential and communicate in the most effective and functional manner possible.