Our  Therapy Team

Adult Neurogenic Specialist

Channa Beckman


LSVT, DriveABLE and Vital Stim

Channa Beckman is a Florida State University graduate with a Master of Arts in Speech- Language Pathology.

She is certified as a Brain Injury Specialist.

 Channa is dedicated to improving the lives of brain-injury survivors.  She is a competent and versatile speech-language pathologist with more than 34 years experience; twenty-seven of which have been devoted to the treatment of acquired brain injury.  She is known as a professional resource for cognitive rehabilitation and brain injury throughout the Puget Sound region.


Her areas of expertise include: brain injury, neurologic disorders, swallowing dysfunction, adult speech and language disorders.  Her key accomplishments include owing and operating a successful multi location private practice, establishing the Gig Harbor Brain Injury Networking Group and serving on the board for the Washington State Speech-Language and Hearing Association. She is dedicated to advocating and providing quality care for all patients across the life span.

Pediatric Speech & Hearing Therapy

Shannon Baurichter

M.S., CCC-SLP, M.A., Ed

Shannon Baurichter received her Bachelor’s degree from Washington State University, her Master’s of Education from California State University San Bernardino and her Masters of Science degree from Nova Southeastern University.

Shannon has 16 years experience in the public school system; there she led the deaf and hard of hearing program for the Speech Pathology Department in Southern California.  Shannon is competent in both American Sign Language and SEE sign.


Shannon established Harbor Speech Pathology's Pediatric Program in 2008.  She enjoys working with children of all abilities and strengths. Shannon works with her clients to develop a plan that will bring out the full potential of each individual child. Shannon enjoys spending time with her husband and raising their two children.

Communication Disorder Specialist

Corinne Lynn


Corky Lynn graduated from California State University- Northridge, with a Master’s Degree in Communication Disorders.

While in California, she led a program for individuals with traumatic brain injuries. She has worked in school districts, private practice and has served as a consultant for many local specialists.


Her specialty is with working with Social Language skills for individuals on the autism spectrum as well as working with non-verbal clients needing augmentative communication.


Corky has founded HSP's Social Language Group, serving pediatrics, adolescents and adults here in Great Northwest.

Adult Neurogenic Specialist

Noelle Pingree


Noelle Pingree received a B.A. in Communication Sciences & Disorders Cum Laude from Western Washington University in 2015, and continued her higher education at Washington State University in Spokane, WA where she achieved her Masters of Science in Speech & Hearing Sciences.

Noelle completed her graduate coursework with an internship at Harrison Hospital in Bremerton and Harrison Outpatient Rehab Clinic in Silverdale. Since graduating, she has begun a Clinical Fellowship Year required by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association practicing speech pathology under supervision for the first year post-graduation of masters level education. She has clinical experience working in hospital settings, outpatient clinics, skilled-nursing facilities, K-5 public schools and 7-12 public schools, aural rehab and audiology clinics, university speech clinics, and TED networks for the state of Washington.

Adult Neurogenic Specialist

Monja Neuharth


Monja Neuharth is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame who completed her master's degree in speech-language pathology at Utah State University.  She is a certified Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT) provider and a certified brain injury specialist (CBIS).

Fluent in both English and French, she can provide therapies in both languages. Monja's speciality is working with voice disorders, however she also has expertise and experience working with neurological disorders, cognitive rehabilitation, swallowing dysfunction, and motor speech disorders.  She serves patient communities in the Gig Harbor and Port Orchard offices of Harbor Speech Pathology.


Her research interests include conversational entrainment for individuals with dysarthria or aphasia, neurogenic motor speech disorders, palliative care for dysphagia, and standardized assessment for multilingual individuals with acquired neurological deficits.


Monja also facilitates a monthly aphasia community support and networking group (Gig Harbor Aphasia Connection) the first Friday of each month at Harbor Life Church in Gig Harbor.

Pediatric Speech Therapy Assistant

Laura Schmidtberger


Laura is a graduate from the University of Kansas with a degree in Speech-Language-Hearing.

Laura completed her practicum course working with students on the autism spectrum as well as children with articulation errors. She is Washington State Certified Speech and Language Pathology Assistant.


Laura is passionate about pediatric speech development as well as augmentative communication services. In her spare time Laura enjoys spending time with her family and taking her dog Winnie out for car rides and trips to the park.

Gig Harbor Office

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Gig Harbor, WA 98335

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Port Orchard, WA 98366

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