Melissa Goldstein, MS, CCC-SLP, TSSLD, LSVT-C, WDP, COM®, CBS, has completed intensive coursework in Orofacial Myology in 2015 through the International Association of Orofacial Myology (IAOM). She holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence through the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association (ASHA) and Teacher of Students with Speech and Language Disabilities (TSSLD) certificate. Melissa has earned three Awards for Continuing Education (ACE) from ASHA for her extensive training.  

Melissa values a family-centered and interdisciplinary approach to treating individuals with speech, feeding and myofunctional issues. She collaborates with lactation specialists, dentists, orthodontists, ENT’s, bodyworkers, and tongue tie providers to provide the highest quality of care to patients and their families.  

Melissa is a founding board member of the Pediatric and Adult Airway Network of New York and an active member of IAOM and ASHA.  

From 2009 to 2016, Melissa served as a Senior Speech Pathologist and graduate student supervisor at New York Neurogenic Speech-Language Pathology, PC. She has extensive experience treating individuals with neurogenic communication disorders, including apraxia, dysarthria, and aphasia. Melissa is an LSVT LOUD® and Guardian NMES® certified therapist.  

Melissa earned a Bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Delaware and a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Hunter College. 

Professional Certifications

  • Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) 
  • New York State Professional Teaching Certificate
  • Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT) Certified Clinician
  • Wilson Dyslexia Certified Practitioner (WDP)
  • Wilson Just Words Practitioner
  • Certified Orofacial Myologist (COM®)

*Melissa is currently pursuing certification as a lactation counselor

Specialty Training

  • Beckman Oral Motor
  • Drooling Remediation Program
  • Orofacial Myology:  From Basics to Habituation
  • The Guardian Way NMES treatment for dysphagia
  • Tethered Oral Tissues Specialty Training by Autumn Henning
  • Assessment and Remediation of Tethered Oral Tissues
  • Sensory-Motor Approach to Feeding
  • Assessment and Treatment of the Jaw
  • Best Practices in Oral development, Speech and Feeding
  • Oral Placement Therapy (OPT)
  • IBCLC and SLP Collaboration to Support Breastfeeding Infants with Special Needs
  • AEIOU Systematic Approach to Pediatric Feeding
  • Tethered Oral Tissues Specialty Training
  • Tongue Tie and Oral Motor Dysfunction

*Melissa has attended over a dozen professional conferences through the ALSC, IAOM, AAMS, PAANNY, and AAPMD, on topics related to airway dysfunction, myofunctional disorders, palate expansion, pediatric feeding, neurogenic communication and swallowing disorders, motor-based speech disorders and Tethered Oral Tissues.

Melissa Goldstein Headshot

Speech Office