Originally an East Coaster, Alyssa can be found near the water, and calls both Toronto and Halifax home. Alyssa's love for science, artistry and coaching has shaped her approach in discovering, defining and enhancing voice and communication. She understands how communication distress can impact one's identity and confidence, and she enjoys finding creative ways to achieve personalized and meaningful outcomes for her clients.
Alyssa discovered her passion for Voice Therapy through Speech-Language Pathology a decade ago when a rare autoimmune-related vocal injury impacted her ability to continue performing as a singer and musician. After rehabilitating her voice, she has since completed many years of extensive voice-specific clinical training in Halifax and Toronto. With dual clinical training as a Voice Therapist and Singing Voice Specialist, Alyssa spent several years assisting with ENT stroboscopic voice evaluation for professional voice users has further refined her diagnostic ears by allowing her to closely associate the sound of voice with the physiological patterns and functioning.
Alyssa prioritizes identity, physical ease, and confidence as pillars of communication. She is especially passionate about working with Gender Affirming and Transgender Voice Training, Voice Therapy and Voice Training, and Adult Stuttering.