When a close family member suffered a severe stroke, Mariah learned first-hand the challenges that accompany difficulties with communication. This sparked a passion and inspired her to pursue and provide meaningful and evidence-based therapy to empower patients to find their voice and become effective communicators. Mariah holds a Master of Science in Speech-Language Therapy from William Paterson University. She holds a Certification of Clinical Competence through the American Speech-Language Hearing Association, and she is also certified in SPEAK OUT!® Mariah has experience working with adults in the outpatient and inpatient acute care setting, with pediatric patients, and she has a special interest in the area of adult neuro rehab. In her free time, Mariah enjoys hiking, spending time with family, and training her dog, Willow.