Ingrid R. Lucas, MS CCC-SLP received her Master of Science Degree at Columbia University in 2003. She maintains certification in Speech-Language Pathology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and is licensed in the states of NY and NJ.
Before beginning her private practice, Ingrid was the Speech Pathology Supervisor at Valley Hospital in Ridgewood, NJ. Her clinical work specialized in feeding with a focus to evaluate and provide therapy for children birth to age 18 ranging who were diagnosed with language delays, articulation disorders, voice disorders, and articulation delays.
Ingrid’s experience with adult patients was cultivated during her work with Visiting Nurse Services of NY where she evaluated speech, language, and feeding/swallowing deficits in adult/geriatric population with diagnoses including Alzheimer’s, stroke, Parkinson’s, and Cancer.
As a respected member of the professional community, she has presented at Columbia's Practicum Graduate class and for the Therapeutic Resources Company. This work, along with the combination of Ingrid’s education, her clinical training at various prestigious institutions and her hands-on experience developing treatment plans for patients with a variety of speech and eating disorders makes Lucas Speech Pathology a comprehensive practice providing outstanding services to patients of all ages.
Kristen works as both a clinician, evaluating and treating patients, and fulfilling supervisory and managerial duties for Lucas Speech Pathology. She received her Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from New York Medical College in 2014. She maintains her certification in Speech-Language Pathology with the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and is licensed in the state of NY. Kristen also holds her certification as a Teacher of Students with Speech and Language Disabilities.
Previously, Kristen worked as a provider of Early Intervention and preschool services with Sharon Jolly and Associates, focusing on diagnosis and treatment for children with oral-motor and feeding difficulties. She has worked with adult and geriatric populations as a speech pathologist with Orange Regional Medical Center where she evaluated and treated patients with speech, language and swallowing disorders as a result of stroke or disease, such as Alzheimer’s, cancer or stroke.
Amanda graduated from the University of the District of Columbia with her Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology in 2017.
Prior to working with Lucas Speech Pathology, Amanda gained extensive clinical experience providing services in several elementary schools and private practice settings to children with articulation, language, and cognitive delays and disorders.
Amanda is also a bilingual therapist as she is fluent in Arabic and has a special interest in accent reduction therapy.
Megan received her Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Mercy College in 2017.
Her background in teaching and early childhood education inspired her to pursue a career in speech pathology. She has clinical experience providing speech and language therapy to preschool and school age children and has also completed an internship in acute care with the adult population at Orange Regional Medical Center. Megan speaks Spanish and is looking forward to expanding her bilingual therapy skill-set.