Meet Annachristi Shand-Betts, a dedicated speech-language pathologist based in California with a wealth of experience spanning over many years. Her extensive career has been marked by a strong commitment to serving individuals of all ages.
Annachristi's journey began with a Master's degree in Communication Sciences from California State University, Fullerton (CSUF). Licensed by the state of California and holding her CCCs through the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), she has honed her skills and expertise over the years.
Having spent a significant portion of her career in public schools, Annachristi possesses a deep understanding of the diverse challenges that children of all ages may encounter in their communication development. Her approach is holistic, valuing the uniqueness of each individual's vocal identity and communication needs.
Though her professional experience is broad, she has a passion for gender-affirming voice services, and is in the process of developing a self-guided home program for transgender individuals. The program is designed to empower clients to achieve their desired vocal outcomes through guided home-practice. Her commitment to tailored care ensures that every person receives strategies that align with their specific requirements.
Her professional experience also includes providing accent modification services, and helping individuals who have experienced traumatic brain injury and/or strokes to regain their communication skills.
Beyond her dedication to her work, Annachristi finds joy in singing and cherishes moments spent at home with her husband, 3 cats, and 2 dogs. Her diverse experience and unwavering commitment to individuals of all ages make her a compassionate and effective partner in navigating a range of communication challenges.
Annachristi Shand-Betts, licensed speech language pathologist, offers a free 20 minute online consultation for any questions you might have about gender-affirming voice services or speech therapy.