Our experienced speech-language pathologists hold master’s degrees, are nationally certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, and hold a New Jersey License. Special education teachers, reading specialists and learning consultants hold master’s degrees. Our staff continually stays ahead of the latest treatment advances by participating in national teaching and training conferences.
Marcie Fountaine, M.S., CCC-SLP
Marcie graduated from Syracuse University with a bachelor’s degree in communication sciences and disorders and received her Master of Science degree in speech language pathology from Boston University. She has experience working in a variety of pediatric settings, including private practice, public schools, and a pediatric inpatient rehabilitation hospital. She has extensive experience treating children with a wide range of communication difficulties including autism spectrum disorders, articulation/phonological disorders, childhood apraxia of speech, receptive and expressive language disorders, auditory processing, and written language disorders and social communication disorders. Marcie has specialized training in PROMPT, Social Thinking®, and selective mutism. She has extensive experience in comprehensive language and social communication evaluations to assist appropriate academic placements. Marcie is the clinical director at PSLLC and has experience supervising graduate students and clinical fellows.
Director of Business Operations
Carole has more than 10 years’ experience with PSLLC taking care of the business end of the practice. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Her previous experience includes employment as an internal auditor in retail and a small business manager.
Carole also is a former Lawrence Township Board of Education member and a former trustee of the Lawrence Township Education Foundation.
Mark Cooperberg, Ph.D.
Director of Psychological Services
Dr. Cooperberg is a clinical psychologist licensed in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. He earned his doctorate in clinical psychology with a specialization in children and adolescents at Case Western Reserve University after completing his pre-doctoral internship at University of Medicine and Dentistry-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and his undergraduate degree at the University of Michigan. He has extensive experience conducting therapy and evaluations with children, adolescents, adults, and their families, including individuals with a wide range of presenting problems. He has worked in numerous settings, including schools, specialized summer programs, community mental health centers, day treatment and residential placement facilities, inpatient hospitals, and specialty outpatient clinics. Dr. Cooperberg has expertise in working with children and adolescents with mood, behavioral, and social disorders as well as ADHD, oppositional defiant disorder, Asperger syndrome, high-functioning autism, depression, bipolar disorder, and anxiety disorders. Dr. Cooperberg provides individual and family therapy for individuals of all ages as well as Behavior Parent Training. He has extensive experience in providing social skills training and social-emotional learning in both individual and group formats. Dr. Cooperberg also provides behavioral consultation to numerous school districts throughout the state, while conducting Functional Behavior Assessments (FBA) and writing Behavior Intervention Plans.
Carly Fog, M.S., CCC-SLP
Carly graduated from Ithaca College with a bachelor’s degree in speech language pathology and audiology, and she completed her Master of Science degree in speech-language pathology from Ithaca College as well. Carly has experience working in a school setting treating students in both general and special education programs, ranging from kindergarten to high school. She has treated students with a wide range of communication difficulties, including autism spectrum disorders, articulation disorders, apraxia, receptive and expressive language disorders, and auditory processing disorders. Carly has experience working in Applied Behavioral Analysis classrooms. She has programmed Augmentative and Alternative Communication devices and trained students and professionals how to use them for functional communication in the classroom. Carly has specialized training in PROMPT and Social Thinking®, and has extensive experience in comprehensive language and social communication evaluations to assist appropriate academic placements. Carly also has experience supervising clinical fellows.
Nicole Jonas, M.A., CCC-SLP
Nicole received a Bachelor of Arts degree in elementary education and English (dual major) from Kean University, a Master of Arts degree in English (Rhetoric) from The College of Staten Island-The City University of New York (CUNY), and a second Master of Arts degree in speech-language pathology from Kean University. She taught English language arts (ELA) at the middle school level for several years in New Jersey public schools before pursuing a career as a speech-language pathologist (SLP). Nicole received Orton Gillingham Teacher Certification from Fairleigh Dickinson University, whose program is accredited through the International Multisensory Structured Language Education Council. She is a certified dyslexia therapist through the Center for Effective Reading Instruction and is a member of both the International Dyslexia Association and the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association. Nicole has experience in hospital settings with adults (acute care) and pediatrics, ages 2-21 (outpatient rehabilitation). Prior to working in private practice, Nicole worked as an SLP in public schools, in general education, special education, and MD classrooms, providing treatment to students with a wide range of communication challenges, including expressive/receptive/language delays, social communication deficits, articulation/phonological delays, auditory processing disorders, hearing disorders (students with cochlear implants and hearing aids), dyslexia, Down syndrome, and autism spectrum disorders at both the elementary and middle school levels. Nicole also has specialized training in PROMPT and Social Thinking®.
Disha Patel, M.S., CCC-SLP
Disha has experience working in a variety of pediatric settings, including private practice and public schools. She has experience treating children with a wide range of communication difficulties, including autism spectrum disorders, articulation/phonological disorders, childhood apraxia or speech, receptive and expressive language disorders, auditory processing, written language disorders, and social communication disorders. Disha has specialized training in PROMPT, Social Thinking, and selective mutism. She has experience in comprehensive language and social communication evaluations. Disha enjoys working closely with families and other professionals in her students’ lives to ensure effective and efficient therapy.
Disha received her bachelor’s degree in speech, language and hearing sciences from the University of Connecticut and her master’s degree in speech and language pathology from New York Medical College. She is PROMPT trained and holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence through the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA).
Ankita Patel, M.A., CF-SLP
Ankita received her bachelor’s degree in biological sciences from Rutgers University and completed her Master of Arts degree in speech-language pathology from Hofstra University. She has experience in a university-based clinic, Early Intervention, and both general and special education programs in a middle school and a specialized school. She has experience treating children with a wide range of speech and language difficulties, autism spectrum disorders, cerebral palsy, and traumatic brain injury. Ankita also has experience with Augmentative and Alternative Communication devices.
Kelly Robertson, M.S., CCC-SLP
Kelly received her bachelor’s degree in communication sciences from LaSalle University, and she earned her Master of Science degree in speech language pathology from Northeastern University. After beginning her career, she became interested in the behavioral aspects of her students and received her Graduate Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis. She has worked in private practices as well as a variety of school settings, including working with students ages 2-21 in general education settings through separate day programs. Throughout her career, she has gained experience with a variety of areas of need, including language, social skills, and articulation. Kelly has a special interest in the area of augmentative and alternative communication and has experience in implementing it. Kelly also has specialized training in PROMPT.
Colleen Rademaker, M.S., CCC-SLP
Colleen received her bachelor’s degree in communication sciences and disorders as well as her Master of Science degree in speech language pathology from LaSalle University. Colleen has worked with individuals, 3-21 years of age with a range of speech and language needs. She has experience working in a variety of pediatric settings, including general education, special education, autistic support classrooms, MDS classes, reverse mainstream, public schools, and private schools. In her experience, she has worked closely in the trialing and implementation of AAC devices, articulation disorders, autism spectrum disorder, receptive and expressive language disorders, pragmatics, apraxia, articulation, voice, fluency, and feeding.
Brigette M. Herrmann, M.Ed, LDT/C
Learning Specialist/Executive Function Teacher
Brigette received her bachelor’s degree with a double major in elementary education and psychology from Wilkes University, and she earned her M.Ed. in special education from the College of New Jersey. Brigette has experience in public and private school settings, in both regular and special education. She served as the director of the Lawrence Road Nursery School. In addition, she gained valuable experience working with students with autism at Princeton Child Development Institute, teaching self-help and life skills. Brigette served as a learning consultant on the Child Study Team in Lawrence Township, New Jersey, and in Barrington Public Schools, Barrington, Illinois. As a learning consultant she provided assessments, diagnoses, and individualized treatment plans for students with special learning needs, grades K-12. In this role, she also worked to facilitate the inclusion process by supporting classroom teachers as they modified curriculum to meet the IEP requirements of individual students.
Her current work with students focuses on teaching strategies for executive function processes, study skills, written expression, reading comprehension, and techniques for building confidence. Brigette has offered professional development seminars to parents and teachers on many current topics in the area of executive functioning, ADHD, individualized learning strategies, and remediation.
Terri Rossman, M.S., CCC-SLP, CAS
Terri founded Princeton Speech-Language & Learning Center (PSLLC) in 1989. Over the years, Terri’s vision for PSLLC remained the same: to offer the most advanced, most effective therapies available anywhere. To that end, PSLLC has become one of the most respected clinics in the state of New Jersey.