Emily Byram, M.S., CCC-SLP, LSLS CERT AVT
Emily Byram graduated with highest distinction from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill with a double major in Communication Sciences and Psychology. She continued her studies there to receive a B.S. in Speech-Language Pathology, receiving a U.S. Department of Education Social Inclusion Grant. She completed her clinical fellowship year in the public school systems serving preschool and elementary age children. She then worked at the National Center for Childhood Deafness at the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center as the team leader of the speech pathology team, serving on the pediatric cochlear implant team, leading parent-toddler groups, and providing auditory verbal therapy sessions with children with hearing loss and their families.
Tatum Perry, M.S., CCC-SLP
Tatum graduated with honors from University of Tennessee with a Bachelor of Arts in Speech Language Pathology. She continued at University of Tennessee to pursue her Masters of Science in Speech-Language Pathology. She completed her clinical fellowship year in private practice and remained there for more comprehensive experience in diagnosing and treating a wide range of speech and language disorders, as well as gaining insight on appropriate and effective ways to counsel families on diagnoses and treatment strategies. She then began working as a clinician in the public school system, providing IEP services and training opportunities for educators and parents.
Erika Mangan, M.A., CCC-SLP
Erika is a graduate of The University of Akron receiving her Bachelors in Speech and Language Pathology and Audiology. She continued at Cleveland State University receiving her Masters in Speech-Language Pathology. Erika began working at Mahoning County’s Board of Developmentally Disabled- Leonard Kirtz school serving moderate to profound delayed/disabled students ages 5-22. Prior to joining Berns Therapy Solutions, Erika worked at the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center providing pediatric speech-language therapy for five years. She was also the lead treating and consultative clinician at Vanderbilt’s Peabody School of Education- Susan Gray School.
Alyssa Good, M.S., CCC-SLP
Alyssa Good graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a Bachelor of Arts in Communicative Disorders and Vanderbilt University with a Masters of Science in Speech-Language Pathology. During her master's program at Vanderbilt, she participated in the specialty track for Early Identification and Management of Children with Hearing Loss, as well as the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) program. Prior to joining Berns Therapy Solutions, Alyssa completed her clinical fellowship year working with preschool and elementary aged students in a public school district. She has also worked at a private school for students with disabilities and at a private therapy practice, assessing and treating a wide range of speech and language disorders.
Molly McGrath Falch, M.S., CCC-SLP
Molly graduated with honors from Vanderbilt University with a Bachelor of Science in Human and Organizational Development. She continued her education at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and graduated with a Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology. While in graduate school, she completed the Schools Speciality Track and worked for the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Reading Clinic. During this time, she developed a special interest in language and literacy. Molly previously worked in Metro Nashville Public Schools, where she served preschool and school-age students. She believes in the gift of communication and giving every child a chance to reach their full potential.
Helen Jahangir, M.A., CCC-SLP
Helen graduated from Arkansas State University with a Bachelor of Science in Communication Disorders in 2001. She continued her studies at the University of Memphis receiving her Masters of Arts in Speech-Language Pathology in 2003. Helen began her career at LeBoneheur Early Intervention and Development (LEAD) in Memphis, TN where she assessed and treated children birth to 5 years of age with speech, language, communication, and feeding disorders in their homes, daycares, and preschools. After working at LEAD for 5 years, Helen had the opportunity to work in a variety of clinical settings including preschools, private practice, and outpatient settings. Prior to joining Berns Therapy solutions, Helen worked at Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center in Nashville for 7 years assessing and treating a wide range of pediatric speech, language, communication, and feeding disorders. Growing up with a sibling with Autism Spectrum Disorder Helen is very passionate about helping children and families with speech, language, and educational needs. Helen resides in Nashville with her husband and 3 daughters. She enjoys spending time with her family and traveling to all 50 states.
Mackenzie Phillips, M.S., CFY-SLP
Mackenzie graduated from Washington University in St. Louis with a Bachelor of Science in Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology as well as Spanish and a minor in Speech and Hearing Sciences. She continued her education at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and graduated with a Masters of Science in Speech-Language Pathology. While in graduate school, she participated in the specialty tracks for Medical Speech-Language Pathology and School Speech-Language Pathology and completed a thesis in the Language Neuroscience Lab. She has a passion for serving the pediatric population and for using her Spanish fluency to treat Spanish-speaking children.
Lorrie White, Patient Care Coordinator
Lorrie graduated summa cum laude from Boston College with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. Lorrie is
dedicated to ensuring patients receive the care they need and works diligently to facilitate communication between
patients and providers at Berns Therapy Solutions as well as the Nashville community at large.