Adult Services

We provide individual speech and language therapy for adults presenting with neurologically based voice and swallowing disorders. 

Our Clinicians

All Westside Voice and Swallowing Disorders teachers are licensed to teach by the state. Many also have certifications or licenses for specific conditions..

Amanda C. Hembree, MA CCC-SLP is a Speech-Language Pathologist with nearly 20 years of  expertise in voice and swallowing disorders, adult language disorders, neurological disorders of speech and swallowing and post-surgical head and neck rehabilitation. Ms. Hembree is a graduate of Valparaiso University, where she received a BM in voice performance & BA in Communication Disorders and received her Master's Degree in Speech - Language Pathology from New York University.
Ms. Hembree is LSVT - Certified.

Ms. Hembree is the Clinical Coordinator of the New York Center for Voice and Swallowing Disorders, under the Medical Direction of Dr. Andrew Blitzer at the  Head & Neck Surgical Group. She has joined the Grabscheid Voice Center and Mount Sinai West under the medical direction of Dr. Mark Courey.   She is also affiliated with ENT & Allergy Associates;  treating patients in their Westside Office.  

Ms. Hembree has been published in Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, v51 n2 p350-366 Apr 2008 titled “Vocal Hygiene Education, Voice Production Therapy, and the Role of Patient Adherence: A Treatment Effectiveness Study in Women with Phonotrauma” and operative techniques in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery: Swallowing Disorders, Vol 8, # 4, 1997 titled “Dysphagia Evaluation and Treatment.” Ms. Hembree is also a co-author of “Sensation and swallowing: Endoscopic evaluation of deglutition in the anesthetized larynx,” from The Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology 2002:111:291-294.


Amanda Hembree, M.A., CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist/ Owner

Children Services

Following the guidelines of ASHA and clinical ethics, we provide services for children with articulation and language delays, dysarthria, as well as voice and fluency problems. 


Westside Voice and Swallowing