Our Idaho Team
Jessi received her undergraduate degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Idaho State University and earned her Master of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Loma Linda University. Jessi has worked with children and young adults of all ages in both private practice and elementary school settings. While she enjoys working with all communication disorders, she has specialized in treating stuttering and loves to help clients become confident communicators. Jessi is a PROMPT trained therapist and uses a motor based approach to articulation therapy. Jessi loves backpacking, hiking and exploring the mountains of Idaho.
Specialties: Stuttering, Childhood Apraxia of Speech, Social/Pragmatic Language, behavior disorders, Autism spectrum disorders.
Mackenna received her undergraduate degree in English from Whitworth University in Spokane and completed her post-baccalaureate year in communication sciences and disorders from Pacific University in her home state, Oregon. Mackenna has a master’s degree in Speech Language Pathology from The University of Montana. Mackenna specializes in social pragmatic language therapy and loves to use her writing background to create social stories for the individuals she serves. Mackenna is also our lead school- based therapist and splits her time between Imagine and the school, where she specializes in treating a wide range of ages and abilities. In her free time Mackenna enjoys writing, painting, and throwing frisbees for her goofy Labradoodle, Nigel.
Specialties: play based therapy, early intervention, autism, social-pragmatic skills, down syndrome.
Mackenzie received her Bachelor’s degree in Cognitive Science from UC San Diego and her Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Idaho State University. Mackenzie has worked with toddlers to adults in various settings, including: private practice, elementary schools, skilled nursing facilities, and hospital settings. She loves working with all ages, but specifically enjoys working clients who have autism and various syndromes and require early intervention and play-based therapy. In Mackenzie’s free time she enjoys reading, cooking/baking, and going on fly fishing and camping adventures with her husband and dog.
Audrey was brought to the field of speech language pathology through her interests of working with individuals with special needs and those that use sign language to communicate. She earned both her Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders (2018) and her Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology (2020) from Idaho State University in Meridian. She enjoys working with individuals across the lifespan with all levels of abilities.
Audrey loves spending time tending to crops and livestock on her farm with her husband. She also enjoys playing soccer, wood working, home improvement projects, spending time with her three dogs, and hiking.
Ali received her undergraduate degree in Psychology from Regis University in Denver, CO, completed a post-baccalaureate year studying Communication Sciences and Disorders at Metropolitan State University – Denver, and earned her Master of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Idaho State University. Ali enjoys working with children of all ages, but specifically enjoys early intervention and play-based therapy.
Ali loves riding her bike on the Boise greenbelt, spending time in the mountains, playing soccer, and hanging out with her cat, Nala.