Sharilyn Mott, MS, CCC-SLP
Sharilyn is an ASHA certified speech and language pathologist with over 25 years of clinical experience evaluating and treating children and adults with various developmental and acquired disorders. Prior to beginning her private practice in 2009, she worked in many different clinical settings including hospitals, rehabilitation centers, outpatient clinics, early intervention centers and long term care facilities. She received her bachelor's degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of New Hampshire in 1995 and her master's degree in Speech/Language Pathology from the Massachusetts General Hospital-Institute of Health Professions in 1997. Sharilyn has a special interest in autism spectrum disorders, voice disorders, speech sound disorders, orofacial myofunctional disorders and childhood apraxia of speech. She is recognized by Apraxia Kids as having experience in childhood apraxia of speech. She is also PROMPT trained and trained in Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS). She is trained by the Academy of Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy (AOMT) and Simon Says Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy. She is licensed in the states of New Hampshire, Maine and Massachusetts. Sharilyn lives in Dover, NH with her family. She is a proud mother to two beautiful children; her son with non-verbal autism and her "mature beyond her years " daughter.
James Turmel, MS, CCC-SLP
James is an ASHA certified speech/language pathologist with over 6 years of experience evaluating and treating pediatric populations with varied medical complexity and communication needs. He has a passion for treating voice disorders and has a strong interest in Gender Affirming Voice Therapy for Trans and Non-Binary individuals. James earned a Bachelor's degree in both Communication Sciences and Disorders and Theatre, and then a Master's degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders both from the University of New Hampshire. James's background in an outpatient hospital setting and school settings, as well as his performing arts and voice training experience, has shaped his unique approach to treatment and improving speech and language outcomes for his clients and their families. He maintains licensure in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Maine. Outside of work, James loves to spend time with his family in Portsmouth, NH. He enjoys hiking, baking/candy making, singing, watching movies, and playing video games.
Priscilla Grillakis, MS, CCC-SLP
Priscilla is an ASHA certified speech/language pathologist who graduated with her master's degree in Speech and Language Pathology from MGH Institute of Health Professions in August 2021. She obtained her bachelor's degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Connecticut in 2019. Priscilla's graduate studies and her various clinical placements serving in public schools and at an inpatient rehabilitation hospital have provided her with experiences working with clients across the lifespan and strengthened her practice of patient-centered care. She is licensed in New Hampshire, Maine and Massachusetts. In her spare time, Priscilla enjoys hiking, running and reading.
Megan Cabanel, MCD, CCC-SLP
Megan has experience in private practice and school-based settings. Megan graduated with her master's degree in Communication Disorders from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in May 2011. She obtained her bachelor's degree in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology from Northeastern University in Boston, MA in August 2007. She is licensed in New Hampshire and certified by the American Speech Language Hearing Association. In her spare time, Megan enjoys going to concerts, comedy shows and museums, but spending time with her husband and two young children is at the top of her list.
Lisa Henry, MS, Ed., CCC-SLP
Lisa joined the team at Garrison City Speech & Language Services in March 2022. She has experience in private practice and early intervention settings. Lisa enjoys working with individuals with speech sound disorders, motor speech disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and has an interest in learning about sensory processing/ differences as it relates to optimizing therapeutic outcomes for speech therapy. Lisa graduated with her Master's in Communication Sciences and Disorders from The College of Saint Rose in Albany, NY in 2018. She earned her Bachelor's degree from SUNY New Paltz in New Paltz, NY in May 2015. She is licensed in NH and has her certificate of clinical competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. In her spare time, Lisa enjoys shopping, drawing and painting, kayaking, going out to eat, and spending time with family and friends.
Morgan Dorr, MS, CCC-SLP
Morgan is an ASHA certified speech-language pathologist with over nine years of experience evaluating and treating pediatric and adult populations with a variety of medical and emotional complexities. She has a passion for Alternative Augmentative Communication (AAC) and a therapy approach that is client-centered. She has training in the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS). Morgan earned a Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of New Hampshire and a Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from Worcester State University. She maintains licensure in New Hampshire and Maine. Outside of work, Morgan is building a small farm alongside her husband. The farm has a focus on accessibility to all and sustainability. Morgan and her husband have three beautiful ferrets, Miss Wiggles, Miss Jaws, and Miss Nibbler. Morgan enjoys laughing, snowboarding, playing music, and being outside.
Nicole joined the practice as an administrative assistant in 2019 after several years of being a GCSLS parent. Her previous work experience in administrative services combined with navigating special needs' parenting has allowed her to not only be a tremendous support to our office and staff but also our clients. Nicole attended the University of Windsor, in her home country of Canada, where she majored in Communications. Nicole lives in Dover, NH with her husband, two sons and dog, Rosie. She enjoys being involved in the school community, exploring New England, and traveling with her family when she is not at work.
Paige Covert, BS
Paige, our former reading specialist, has returned to the practice as an administrative assistant after being away for 2 1/2 years. She is delighted to be back on the team contributing in new ways to support both staff and clients at Garrison City Speech and Language. Her 10+ years of teaching and tutoring in general and special education brings a unique perspective to the administrative side of our practice, providing insight on multiple levels. Paige received her BS in Communication and attended San Jose State University for graduate school to pursue her teaching credential. Paige resides in Dover, New Hampshire with her husband, two sons and dog Ninja. She loves interacting with people, studying the many facets of learning and multiple intelligences and staying active so she can keep up with her two boys when she is not at work.