Terri Linehan,MS, CCC-SLP

MS, CCC-SLP

Speech Therapist

Terri Linehan
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The goal for my patients is to help them manage the symptoms of cancer and its treatment in order to enhance the quality of their lives.

Location
Tulsa
Specialties
Oncology Rehabilitation
Education
Advanced degrees: Bachelor of Science, Speech Pathology and Audiology - University of Wyoming, Laramie
Master of Science, Speech Pathology - University of Wyoming
Certifications
Certificate of Clinical Competence - American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Speech Language Pathology License - Oklahoma Board of Examiner for Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology

Terri Linehan is a Speech Therapist at Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) at the hospital in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Linehan had previously worked as a contractor at CTCA® since 2004. She joined the hospital full time in October 2017. Linehan is part of the oncology rehabilitation team, working alongside physical therapists and occupational therapists.

At CTCA, Linehan conducts speech, language and cognitive assessments, as well as evaluations for those with dysphagia (swallowing impairments). She executes treatment plans, using advanced technology and strategies to address issues that impair speech and swallowing.

“I work closely with my patients to help them restore function and improve quality of life,” says Linehan. “One of the largest populations I serve is those fighting head and neck cancer, and patients who have had total laryngectomies.”

Linehan provides interventions related to voice restoration, vocal quality, articulation, linguistic skills and swallowing function. She is also trained to help patients who have received a voice prosthesis or tracheoesophageal puncture (TEP).

Linehan graduated from University of Wyoming in Laramie, Wyoming, where she received a bachelor’s degree in speech pathology and audiology. She went on to complete her Master of Science degree in speech pathology from the same school.

Linehan holds a certificate in clinical competence in speech language pathology from the American Speech and Hearing Association. She is a licensed speech pathologist in Oklahoma. Before joining CTCA, Linehan gained clinical experience in a variety of settings.

Linehan grew up in Wyoming and Colorado and enjoys outdoor activities, such as snow skiing and water skiing. Linehan and her husband have called Tulsa home since 1998 and have two children. Besides spending time with family and friends, she also enjoys traveling and exercising.
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