Our Team of Professionals


Ericka Shuptar

Master of Science
Certified Speech Language Pathologist

Ericka earned her Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2004. She is enthusiastic about helping children improve their communication skills and believes that effective and efficient communication is crucial for social, emotional, and academic success.

Ericka has extensive experience working with children ages 1½ to 14 years old with a variety of speech and language needs. She has experience in both clinical and school based settings. She works on speech and language skills through play scripts, social scripts, and visuals. Ericka has experience with applied verbal behavior (AVB)/ verbal analysis (ABA), the Kaufman Speech to Language Protocol, the Sign to Talk Treatment Method, and social skills training. Ericka specializes in:

  • Working with children that are not (yet) verbal
  • Children with auditory-linguistic processing challenges
  • Autism
  • Apraxia of speech

Certifications and Extensive Training

  • Applied Verbal Behavior (AVB)/ Verbal Analysis (ABA)
  • Kaufman Speech to Language Protocol
  • Sign to Talk Treatment Method
  • Social skills training


Catherine Addy

Master of Arts
Certified Speech Language Pathologist

Catherine earned her Bachelor’s degree in communication sciences and disorders from Michigan State University and her Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology from South Carolina State University. Catherine’s clinical experiences allowed her to work with individuals, birth to geriatric, in a variety of settings. These settings have included private practice, schools, hospitals, and outpatient clinics. She has evaluated and treated individuals with a variety of communication disorders including: articulation disorders, receptive and expressive language disorders, dysphagia, childhood apraxia of speech, autism spectrum disorders, central auditory processing disorder, cerebral palsy, fluency disorders, traumatic brain injury, and aphasia. Ever since she could remember, she has wanted to work with children to help improve their communication skills. Catherine feels that increased communication skills will help a child’s self-esteem and limit his/her frustration in communicating with others. Catherine is passionate about working with children with communication disorders and loves having the opportunity to collaborate with families on treatment goals. Catherine specializes in:

  • Articulation difficulties
  • Autism
  • Expressive/receptive challenges
  • Central auditory processing
  • Fluency/stuttering
  • Vocal Hygiene/dysfunction
Nichole Lundy

Doctorate of Physical Therapy
Pediatric Physical Therapist

Nichole received her Bachelor of Science degree in Physiology from the Lyman Briggs School at Michigan State University in May 2005. She received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Central Michigan University in May of 2009. She has experience in inpatient long-term rehabilitation, inpatient acute-care rehabilitation and outpatient orthopedics. Nichole is married and has a cat named Buster. In her time off she enjoys spending time with her family, crafting, cooking and kayaking. Nichole provides physical therapy at our East Lansing and DeWitt clinic.

Heather Devereaux

Master of Science
Occupational Therapist Registered/Licensed

Heather earned her Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy from Western Michigan University in 2010. Heather has past experience in inpatient rehabilitation, skilled nursing rehabilitation, Hippotherapy, aquatic therapy, and outpatient adult rehabilitation. She has worked primarily with the pediatric population since obtaining her degree. Heather believes in creating a fun environment that each child would want to learn and increase their independence across all environments. She believes parents are a crucial part to therapeutic treatment and enjoys working with parents to progress their child’s success. Heather specializes in:

  • Sensory Processing
  • Fine and Visual Motor
  • Ortho/Physical Dysfunction

Certifications and Extensive Training

  • Handwriting Without Tears
  • Upper Extremity Splinting/Casting
  • Hippotherapy
  • Alert Program