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Get Talking Therapy is a family business. From the time Louise and Omer met in grad school, through marriage, children, and years spent building their own careers, Louise had always had far-off dreams of starting a private practice. After many, many (many) hours spent talking it over at the dinner table, Omer finally convinced her to give it a chance.

Blending Louise's passion for working with people and Omer's business know-how, Get Talking Therapy is about bringing people together. Our mission is to help people connect with their community and - however they communicate - to get talking.

Our Team

Louise Chamberlin, MS, CCC-SLP, ATP

Speech-Language Pathologist

Clinical Director

As a speech pathologist, I am passionate about helping people of all ages and backgrounds communicate more independently. With over a decade of experience in adult and pediatric healthcare settings, I've worked with  many individuals to find ways to express themselves.

Since 2014, I have specialized in Assistive Technology (AT) and Augmentative-Alternative Communication (AAC). I provide speech therapy as part of a complete communication approach and most enjoy solving problems to connect AAC users to their communities. My favorite moments are finding a way for someone to finally participate in activities they weren't able to before - texting a friend, joining a class discussion, or telling a family member "I love you" for the first time.

  • Master's of Science in Communication Sciences & Disorders from James Madison University, 2010

  • Licensed in California, Virginia, and DC

  • ASHA certified speech-language pathologist

  • RESNA certified Assistive Technology Professional

  • Hanen More Than Words certified

  • Meaningful Speech NLA trained

  • DTTC certified

  • Talk Tools trained

  • LAMP trained

Omer Al Khanchi

Managing Director

Omer Al Khanchi serves as Managing Director at Get Talking Therapy where he manages daily business operations and finances. Omer earned his Master’s degree in Integrated Science and Technology from James Madison University with emphasis on eBanking technology and security. He also completed his Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering from Mansour University. In addition to the responsibilities at Get Talking, Omer is an Advisory Manager at PwC where he consults with utilities across the nation, transforming their business and operations. Omer started his first entrepreneurial venture right after graduating from high school, and continues to be passionate about starting and growing small businesses. In his free time, Omer enjoys traveling, skiing, swimming, and doing DIY projects.

Cristin Brophy, M.ED., CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist and Feeding Therapy Specialist

Cristin Brophy completed her undergraduate work at the University of Michigan and received her
Master of Education in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Virginia. She has 13 years of
experience working with adults and children in skilled nursing facilities, inpatient and outpatient
rehabilitation, and with early intervention programs in the greater D.C. region. Cristin specializes in
working with children with developmental delays, articulation and apraxia of speech, autism spectrum
disorders, language disorders, delayed feeding milestones, and oral/motor delays or weaknesses. In her
spare time, Cristin enjoys being active, hiking, traveling, and spending time with her friends and family.

Specialized Trainings and Courses include:

  • Introduction to PROMPT Technique

  • PROMPT: Bridging Technique to Intervention

  • The Picky Eaters vs. Problem Feeders: SOS Approach to Feeding

  • TalkTools Oral Placement Therapy and Feeding Programs

  • Beckman Oral/Motor Protocol

  • Simon Says Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy (OMT)

  • DIR/Floortime Approach and Social Thinking

  • Level 1 Training of the Picture Exchange Communication System® (PECS®)

  • It Takes Two to Talk® Program through The Hanen Centre®

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