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Dr. Kristen H. Bellom-Rohrbacher, ClinScD, CCC-SLP, TSSLD

Speech-Language Pathologist
Founder of Westchester-Putnam TheraTeam, LLC

Kristen Bellom-Rohrbacher is a licensed and certified speech-language pathologist that specializes in feeding and swallowing disorders for both children and adults. She received her Bachelors of Science (B.S.) in communication disorders from Mercy College, her Masters of Science (M.S.) in Speech-Language Pathology from New York Medical College and her Doctorate of Clinical Science (ClinScD) in Speech-Language Pathology from Rocky Mountains University of Health Professions. She has completed research in the area of pediatric feeding disorders and in the P.R.O.M.P.T. technique. Kristen is a professor at Mercy College within the department of Communication Disorders and Sciences. She has vast experience working with following disorders such as feeding disorders/swallowing disorders, language disorders, articulation disorders, phonological disorders, Apraxia of Speech/Childhood Apraxia of Speech, Autism, fluency/stuttering, and pragmatic difficulties. Kristen is fluent in American Sign Language and is trained in P.R.O.M.P.T. and the Sequential-Oral-Sensory Approach to Feeding. Kristen is a certified member of the American Speech-Hearing Association, licensed through New York State and holds a Teacher of Students with Speech and Language Disabilities (TSSLD).

Rachel Kass, M.A., CCC-SLP, TSSLD

Speech-Language Pathologist
Founder of Westchester-Putnam TheraTeam, LLC

Rachel Kass is a licensed and certified Speech-Language Pathologist. She completed her undergraduate degree in Communication Disorders at Iona College and received her Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Long Island University. Rachel specializes in working with the pediatric and school-aged population. Rachel has strong beliefs in the value of collaboration amongst families and therapists. She is trained in Sounds In Motion, which focuses on reading and articulation skills. Rachel has worked with a variety of clients presenting with difficulties with articulation, language skills, stuttering/fluency, literacy, feeding, cognition, and autism. One of Rachel’s best qualities is her ability to motivate children, make therapy fun and develop new skills. Rachel is certified through the American Speech-Hearing Association, licensed through New York State and holds a teachers license for speech and language disabilities (TSSLD).