Our Caring Staff

Jamie Nichols, M.S. SLP-CCC

Jamie Nichols, M.S. SLP-CCC

Licensed Speech - Language Pathologist

Jamie Nichols,  M.S. SLP-CCC, is a licensed Speech – Language Pathologist with a Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language – Hearing Association (ASHA). She is certified in HANEN and trained in PROMPT diagnostic therapy methods and holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communicative Disorders, as well as a Master of Science Degree in Speech – Language Pathology from San Francisco State University.  Jamie, as an owner of the business and as a speech pathologist by profession, is very gratified by helping children master their speech goals and go on to be effective and confident communicators in society.

Contact Jamie Nichols at, JNichols@nicholsspeech.com

Elena Edwards, M.A., SLP-CCC

Elena Edwards, M.A., SLP-CCC

Licensed Speech Language Pathologist

Elena Edwards, M.A., SLP-CCC is a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist with a Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). She holds both a Bachelor of Arts Degree and a Master of Arts Degree in Communication Disorders from San Diego State University. Elena has enjoyed working as a Speech-Language Pathologist in the public school setting for over 30 years, and now brings her vast experience to the private practice environment. She finds it particularly rewarding to see her clients improve their speech and language skills, enabling them to become confident, successful communicators.

Contact Elena Edwards at eedwards@nicholsspeech.com

Gloria Farley, SLP-A

Gloria Farley, SLP-A

Speech-Language Pathology Assistant

Gloria Farley, SLP-A  is a Speech-Language Pathology Assistant licensed by the Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aide Dispensers Board of California. She is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and the California Speech-Language-Hearing Association (CSHA). She holds an Associate of Arts in Speech-Language Pathology Assisting from Santa Ana College. Gloria is excited to work with students of every age toward their speech and language goals in order to equip them with the confidence and communication skills they need for success throughout their lives.Contact Gloria at gfarley@nicholsspeech.com

Carolyn Mitchell B.A.

Carolyn Mitchell B.A.

Administration

Carolyn Mitchell   B.A. graduated from San Diego State University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Dietetics and Nutrition.  Though she enjoyed her college preparation, her passion led her quickly in the direction of business, finances and administration.  She worked for 10 years as a Division Administrative Assistant for a very large bank; then, along with her husband, owned a successful business for 18 years.  Now, she very much enjoys her position with Nichols Speech and Language Services.  She is the “voice that greets you,” and administrates the very busy office at Nichols Speech.  Her greatest fascination with her work is found in “…the amazing progress she sees the Nichols Speech students making!”  She thinks that the speech therapists in the office are highly knowledgeable and effective in applying their skills with each child, bringing out their very best.  She loves being surrounded by positive people who get positive results!

Contact Carolyn Mitchell at cmitchell@nicholsspeech.com

Andrea Jaouhari, OTR/L

Andrea Jaouhari, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Andrea Jaouhari is a graduate of San Jose State University in 1992 with a Bachelor of Science Degree. She became Board Certified as an Occupational Therapist in August of 1992 and licensed shortly thereafter. Andrea and has enjoyed practicing OT ever since. She especially enjoys working with the pediatric community, but has extensive experience in orthopedics, NICU, SNF and Physical Disability. Working with pediatric patients, Andrea has expertise in sensory integration and the development of fine motor and visual motor skills. Andrea enjoys using everyday, hands-on daily activities to facilitate independence in the lives of her patients and students, and enjoys meeting the great families and treating the patients who see her at Nichols Speech, Inc. every week.