Meet The Staff

  • Lindsey Getske, M.S., CCC-SLP
  • Speech-Language Pathologist
  • Fort Worth
  • Lindsey Getske, M.S., CCC-SLP joined the Monkey Mouths team in March 2017. Before joining Monkey Mouths, Lindsey earned her B.A. in Speech and Hearing Sciences from the University of New Mexico and her M.S. in Speech Language Pathology from Texas Tech University Health Science Center. She has worked with Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) and worked almost 3 years in another pediatric outpatient clinic in the DFW area. Lindsey has received training in Deborah Beckman's Oral Motor Training, Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) level one, Sound Card System, and Nancy Kaufman Apraxia System. Lindsey enjoys using simple American Sign Language (ASL) and visual cueing to increase opportunities for effective communication. Lindsey believes there is nothing more rewarding than watching a client's progress, whether it be using a word/sign/picture to communicate consistently or being able to produce the “l” in lion for the first time. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, working out, and exploring the DFW area.

     

  • Alicia Hindman, M.S., SLP-Intern
  • Speech-Language Pathologist
  • Fort Worth/Hurst
  • Alicia Hindman, M.A.,SLP-Intern joined Monkey Mouths in June 2018 as a speech pathology graduate from the University of Kansas.  Alicia is completing her Clinical Fellowship year under the supervision of Mary Brezik and Lindsey Hockel.  Alicia has training in Apraxia and speech intelligibility techniques with use of the Sound Card System and the Nancy Kaufman Apraxia System.  She is also trained in Oral-Myofunctional Techniques with use of OMT Specialty Training by Patricia Gurinskey, M.S., CCC-SLP/OMT.  Alicia enjoys providing children with the tools they need to be successful with communication and feeding in order to improve their overall quality of life.  Therapy should be fun, engaging and focused on making functional change in the child’s life.  In her free time Alicia enjoys travelling, going to the movies, watching Baylor football and KU basketball and spending time with her family, friends and dog.

  • Lindsey Hockel, M.S., CCC-SLP
  • Speech-Language Pathologist
  • Hurst
  • Lindsey Hockel, M.S., CCC-SLP joined Monkey Mouths in January 2016, where she completed her Clinical Fellowship under the supervision of Megan Sordini and Patricia Gurinsky. Lindsey holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Texas Christian University, as well as a Master of Science in Communication Disorders from the University of Texas at Dallas.

     

    Lindsey is trained in the Sound Card System, PROMPT Therapy, Talk Tools Oral-Motor Placement Therapy, Nancy Kaufman Apraxia System, Lori Overland Sensory-Motor Feeding Therapy, and CPR. She has also pursued training in feeding dynamics with Ellyn Satter and Neuro Dynamic Therapies with Patsy Tate.

     

    Lindsey loves connecting with the families she serves and believes that effective communication is power- with it comes increased self esteem and improved quality of life for the whole family. In her spare time, she enjoys staying organized, being creative, and cheering for the TCU horned frogs.

  • Jamie Jenkins, M.S., CCC-SLP
  • Speech-Language Pathologist
  • Coppell
  • Jamie Jenkins, M.A., CCC-SLP has been a practicing speech-language pathologist for over 6 years. She began her career in the school system with Lewisville Independent School District. Jamie worked at a private practice in the Dallas area focusing primarily on the treatment of children with autism before joining Monkey Mouths. Jamie has received training in Sound Card System, Picture Exchange Communication System, Talk Tools Oral Placement Therapy, PROMPT/Advanced PROMPT Bridging, and Vocal Cord Dysfunction (VCD). Jamie has received extensive training in autism with the Social Communication Emotional Regulation and Transactional Support model (SCERTS). She believes successful speech and language therapy includes effective collaboration among the SLP, the family, and all other service professionals. Jamie enjoys spending time with her husband, Lyndon, two sons, and their dog. 

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    Monkey Mouths is dedicated to alleviating injustice at the local, national and international levels. In addition to regular support of many local charities, beginning May 1, 2011, Monkey Mouths will donate a portion of all income to the International Justice Mission (IJM) IJM is a human rights agency that secures justice for children who are victims of slavery, sexual exploitation and other forms of violent oppression.