Meet Karin Ernst M.S., CCC-SLP, COM™ your experienced speech-language pathologist since 1997. From Early Intervention to schools and private practice, Karin has dedicated her career to helping individuals of all ages overcome speech and language challenges. With a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology and Special Education from the University of Cologne, Germany, Karin holds the prestigious Certification of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). She's licensed in both Virginia and Maryland and proudly stands as the first certified orofacial myologist in Virginia.


Karin's passion lies in working with children and adults alike, addressing voice and speech issues with expertise and care. She believes in making speech-language therapy enjoyable for families, fostering a positive experience for everyone involved.


Recognized for her commitment to professional development, Karin has earned the ASHA Award for Continuing Education (ACE) four years running. She's trained in various techniques including PROMPT© for speech production disorders, Beckman Oral Motor techniques, Lori Overland's Sensory-Motor Approach for Feeding, and Oral-Myofunctional Therapy. Additionally, she's skilled in Functional Method®, a functional voice training by Gisela Rohmert, among other areas of speech, language, feeding, and voice therapy.


With Karin, you're in capable hands, dedicated to helping you or your loved one achieve communication success.





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