Our Staff

Nancy Massey, M.A. CCC-SLP
Director and Speech-Language Pathologist

Nancy Massey is the owner/director of Germantown Speech Language & Learning Clinic. She is the co-director/co-owner of Team Autism Memphis. Nancy received her M.A. degree in Speech – Language Pathology from the University of Missouri-Columbia. She is certified by the American Speech – Language -Hearing Association (ASHA) and licensed by the State of Tennessee. Nancy has a lengthy clinical background as well as having received many hours of continuing education and has worked in hospital and home health, as well as private clinic settings. She has extensive experience in the areas of Language/Auditory Processing Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorders, as well as Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS). Nancy also has a strong interest in working with adult voice disorders, as well as aphasia and cognitive rehabilitation, and enjoys working with a diverse population of patients including children and adults. She is a PROMPT Certified Clinician. Nancy also holds Hanen certifications and a professional certificate form the Profectum Academy in DIR/Floortime. She also provides treatment with Interactive Metronome and Cogmed training.

Heidi Hosick Joyce, MS CCC-A/SLP
Consulting Speech-Language Pathologist

Heidi Hosick Joyce is a licensed Speech Language Pathologist and Audiologist with 30 years of clinical experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities.  She received her M.S. in Audiology and Speech Language Pathology from Bowling Green State University in Ohio and is certified by ASHA.  She is the Founder/CEO of Independent Therapy Network and co-director of TEAM Autism Memphis.  Her clinical expertise lies in evaluating and treating individuals with developmental disabilities, autism and disorders of relating and communicating.  Heidi’s clinical model focuses on the whole child coaching families and paraprofessionals to maximize carryover of treatment plans.  Her specialty training in AAC and Autism Spectrum Disorder treatments is enhanced with a team approach recognizing the family as an integral part of that team.  Because of Heidi’s extensive experience with individuals with developmental disabilities she has authored numerous presentations and spoken nationally at Educational, Speech Language Pathology and Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Conferences.   Heidi is trained in LAMP (AAC), SOS (Feeding strategies), PROMPT and Beckman Oral Motor Interventions. She is certified in Hanen, Interactive Metronome and DIR/Floortime thru the Profectum Foundation.

Katherine M. Pennington, M.A. CCC-SLP
Speech-Language Pathologist

Katherine M. Pennington joined Germantown Speech Language and Learning Clinic in March of 2008. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Pre-Professional Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology with a minor in Child Development from Louisiana Tech University in May 2000. She graduated from the University of Memphis with a Master’s of Arts degree in Speech-Language Pathology in May 2002. She has experience working in child development centers, private practice settings, and private school settings. She has served children with a variety of communication disorders including speech sound disorders, language disorders, fluency disorders, and processing disorders. She is has received specific training in Debra Beckman Oral Motor Intervention and the Talk Tools Program.  In addition, Katie is trained in the Sequential Oral Sensory Approach to feeding disorders which treats children with sensory-based feeding disorders. Katie has her Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and is a licensed speech pathologist in the state of Tennessee.

Mallory Record, M.S., CCC-SLP
Speech-Language Pathologist

Mallory Record joined Germantown Speech Language & Learning Clinic in June of 2016.  In 2012, she received a Bachelor of Science in Sports Medicine with a minor in Spanish from Union University in Jackson, TN.  In 2016, she graduated from the University of Montevallo in Montevallo, AL with a Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology.  Mallory has experience working and serving in a variety of settings, primarily providing therapeutic intervention to children with speech and language impairments, processing disorders, and complex communication needs such as autism and augmented alternative communication.  She has received certification in Hanen More Than Wordsand has completed trainings in the LAMP approach to augmented alternative communication.  Mallory has her Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA) and is a licensed speech pathologist in the state of Tennessee.

Molly Wilson, M.A. CCC-SLP
Speech-Language Pathologist

Molly Wilson joined Germantown Speech Language & Learning Clinic in June 2017 as a speech-language pathologist.  She received a Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders with a minor in English from The University of Mississippi in 2011.  She graduated from the University of Memphis with a Master of Arts degree in Speech-Language Pathology.  Molly is certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and licensed by the States of Tennessee and Mississippi

She has experience working with a diverse population including children and adults with fluency disorders, speech sound disorders, language disorders, neurodevelopmental disorders, dysphagia, and aphasia.  During her practicum, Molly gained experience in private practices, hospitals, and skilled nursing facilities.  She has gained additional experience working within public schools and home health care.  Molly enjoys building relationships with clients and their families. She believes that working together creates the most successful and beneficial experience.

Brook Pannell, M.S. CCC-SLP
Speech-Language Pathologist

Brooke Pannell joined the Germantown Speech Language & Learning Clinic in August 2015 as a Speech-Language Pathologist.  She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Disorders from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.  She then graduated from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in 2003 with her Master of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology.  She has experience in private practice settings, public and private schools, and child development facilities, where she served patients with a wide variety of communication disorders, including Autism Spectrum Disorders.  She is a certified oral motor specialist, with specific training in Debra Beckman Oral Motor Intervention and the Talk Tools Program.  She has also received certification in Hanen More Than Words, and is a certified Interactive Metronome provider.  Brooke has her Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA), and is a licensed speech pathologist in the state of Tennessee.

Elise Martin, OTR/L
Occupational Therapist

Elise Martin is a licensed Occupational Therapist. She received a Masters in Occupational Therapy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, TN. Her clinical experience includes child and adolescent psycho-social therapy, inpatient rehab and inpatient adult services. Elise’s work settings have included: early intervention, school systems, post-acute and long term care. Her work with pediatrics covers a variety of diagnosis including a special interest in children diagnosed with Sensory Processing Disorders and Autism. Elise is a Sequential Oral Sensory (SOS) trained therapist and provides feeding therapy intervention.

Courtney Marquez
Office Manager

Courtney Marquez joined GSLLC in the spring of 2015 as the office manager. She manages all non-clinical aspects of GSLLC and is available to provide information regarding payment, insurance, and appointment scheduling. Courtney is a graduate of the University of Memphis with a degree in Paralegal Studies. She is also a certified medical coder.

Laura Beebe, M.A., CF-SLP
Speech-Language Pathologist

Laura Beebe joined Germantown Speech Language & Learning Clinic in August 2017 as a speech-language pathologist. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Speech and Hearing Science with a minor in Human Development and Family Science from The Ohio State University in 2015. She graduated from the University of Akron in 2017 with a Master of Arts degree in Speech-Language Pathology. Laura has experience working with adults and children in various settings including, special education schools for children with autism, public schools, outpatient clinics, and skilled nursing facilities. She has provided treatment to individuals with a range of communication disorders including, expressive and receptive language delays, autism spectrum disorder, articulation disorders, voice disorders, language disorders, traumatic brain injury, cognitive impairments, aphasia, and dysphagia. Laura enjoys working with clients of a variety of ages in order to help them express themselves clearly and communicate effectively in their everyday lives.

Sara Bermea, M.A. CCC-SLP
Speech-Language Pathologist

Sara Bermea joined Germantown Speech Language & Learning Clinic in September 2016. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Communication Sciences & Disorders at Augustana College in 2008 and received her Master’s degree in Communication Sciences & Disorder at Illinois State University in 2010. Sara has had the opportunity to work with a variety of populations, ages, and disorders in a variety of states (HI, TN, WA, IL). She has also gained experience working in a variety of setting including public schools, private clinics, and pediatric swallow studies in a hospital. Sara is licensed in Tennessee, Washington State, and Illinois. She also has her Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech Language Hearing Association.

Danielle Hart, M.S., CF-SLP
Speech-Language Pathologist

Danielle Hart recently joined the Germantown Speech Language & Learning Clinic in September 2017 as a clinical fellow Speech-Language Pathologist.  She is originally from Poughkeepsie, NY and moved to Memphis in July of 2017.  She received her Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders in 2015 and her Master of Science in Speech Pathology in 2017; both from Marywood University in Scranton, PA.  During her practicum, she served in a private clinic, outpatient rehabilitation, acute care, public school settings, and in an early intervention classroom, helping patients across the lifespan. Her experience includes: speech sound disorders, language disorders, fluency disorders, developmental delay, autism spectrum disorders and social communication, augmentative and alternative communication, aphasia, traumatic brain injury, childhood apraxia of speech, voice disorders, dysarthria, dementia, and dysphagia.  She has experience in both individual and group settings – including planning and implementing group therapy targeting language and social communication.  Danielle enjoys working with clients of any age and aims to help every client work towards their goals in order to improve their communication.

Shelby Adams, Interim Assistant Administrator

Shelby Adams joined Germantown Speech Language & Learning Clinic in August 2017 as an interim assistant administrator. She is graduating in December 2017 from the University of Memphis with a degree in Child Development and Family Studies. Shelby is hoping to begin her masters in Speech-Language Pathology in August 2018. She will be training with Heidi Hosick Joyce and Nancy Massey in DIR/Floortime.