Cory Faber, MA SLP CCC
Cory graduated from Augustana University in 1992 where he received an B.A. in Communication Disorders. He then went on to obtain a Master’s degree from the University of South Dakota in 1994. He worked as an SLP for the Lennox School district for 10 years where he began his private practice in 2004. Since then he has expanded his practice to include physical therapy and occupational therapies as well. Cory specializes in pediatric therapy. He has received training in P.R.O.M.T., Tele-therapy, Apraxia, Stuttering, Autism, child language disorders, phonological/articulation, Cleft Palate, Hearing Impairment, tele-therapy and other rare disorders. He has worked in schools for over 22 years. His practice contracts with schools, medical clinics, state and other practices to offer therapy to children and their families. Cory is a state and nationally certified Speech-language pathologist. He enjoys, hunting, fishing, restoring fj40 land cruisers and spending time with his family. Cory and his wife have been foster parents for 8 years.
Erin Strande, MA SLP CCC/SLP
Erin received her B.A. from the University of Sioux Falls in 2005. She graduated with her M.A. in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of South Dakota in 2013. Erin and her husband have three children. She especially enjoys working with social skills, early intervention, language and speech sound disorders. Erin is a state and nationally certified Speech-language pathologist. Erin loves working with kiddos and watching them build confidence in their speech and language skills!
Sarah Jenness OT M.S. OTR/L
Sarah received her B.A. from Augustana College in 2010. She graduated with her M.A. in Occupational Therapy from the University of South Dakota in 2012. Sarah was a LEND (Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and related Disabilities) participant during occupational therapy school. She is a Certified SOS Feeding Approach therapist. Sarah is a state and nationally licensed and registered occupational therapist. Sarah enjoys working with early intervention, sensory integration, and fine motor skills. She also enjoys speaking to various groups, such as daycares, schools, and parent groups about sensory processing, development, and feeding with occupational therapy. Sarah and her husband live in Sioux Falls and have two children. Sarah loves working with families and watching her clients grow and learn!
Liz Frankin OT M.S. OTR/L
Liz graduated from Augustana College in 2006 with a B.A. in Biology. She received her M.S. in Occupational Therapy from the University of South Dakota in 2012. She loves working with children and families to help them develop new skills and confidence for daily activities at home, school and in the community. She started with Theratime in 2018. Liz provides pediatric occupational therapy services focusing on fine motor, visual motor integration, visual processing, feeding (SOFFI Method and SOS Feeding therapist) and sensory processing skills. She has experience working with the birth to three program, outpatient pediatric therapy, and school-based occupational therapy in SD, IA and NE. Liz also enjoys playing outside and hiking with her husband and two daughters. She loves to travel and learn about new animals at different zoos with her family.
Emily Marsh, MA SLP CFY
Emily received her B.A. at Augustana and her M.A. from the University of South Dakota. She has been working for Theratime since 2010 and loves her job. Emily runs the Theratime speech program at the Children’s Home Society. Emily’s special area of interest is working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and children who are behaviorally and emotionally challenged. Emily, her husband, and their son Sutton enjoy spending time with their family, going for walks, and reading books.
Shelly Rausch MA CCC/SLP
Michelle received her B.A in Communication Disorders from the University of South Dakota with a minor in Psychology. She went on to earn her Master’s of Arts degree from U.S.D. She has worked in the hospital settings, rehabilitation and specializes in adult neurology and pediatric populations. She is a state and nationally certified Speech-language pathologist. She has worked for Theratime since 2007.
Abby Westlund M.A. CCC-SLP
Abby received her Bachelor of Arts in Speech Language Pathology and Audiology from Calvin College and her Master’s of Arts in Speech Language Pathology from the University of Minnesota. She has worked for Theratime since 2016 and specializes in working with adults with voice, swallowing, speech and language and cognitive disorders, including Parkinson’s, MS, and dementia. Abby and her husband have two children.
Rachel Van Oort M.A., SLP-CFY
Rachel received her B.A. in Elementary Education from Trinity Christian College in Palos Heights, Illinois in 2005. She completed a post-baccalaureate year focused on Communication Sciences and Disorders at St. Xavier University in Chicago in 2014 and graduated with her M.A. in Speech Language Pathology from the University of South Dakota in 2016. Rachel has always loved spending time with children and students of all ages. She enjoys providing one-on-one speech and language therapy in a variety of settings, working and playing alongside young children and school-aged students while helping them reach their maximum potential. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, playing games, reading, watching a good TV series or a movie, going for walks, cooking and baking, solving puzzles, and traveling.
Erin Faber M.S. Counseling.
Erin received her B.A. in psychology from Augustana University in 1993 and went on to earn her Master’s of Science in clinical counseling from South Dakota State University in 1995. She worked at Children’s Home Society as a clinical counselor from 1991-1998. She enjoys working with challenging children including her own four. She has worked with many types of challenging behaviors of children. She is married to Cory and helps manage and operate Theratime since 2013. She loves spending time with her family, running, reading and cooking.