Meet The Speech-Language Pathologist

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Brett Welch,                M.S., CCC-SLP

Brett Welch (he/him) is passionate about what he does. He enjoys working with language, neurocognitive impairments, swallowing disorders, accent modification, voice, and the inseparable link between voice and identity.

Brett is currently a Ph.D. student at the University of Pittsburgh, where he continues to research the links between mind, voice, and identity.

As a queer male, Brett is an LGBTQIA+ activist who is dedicated to furthering LGBTQIA+ rights and educating other professionals on cultural humility when working with LGBTQIA+ clients. He has presented at various state and national conferences over these issues, and continues to educate and advocate for the betterment of the LGBTQIA+ Community to his peers and colleagues regularly. 

Brett was raised outside of Houston. He moved to Austin to study linguistics and speech-language pathology at the University of Texas, and then earned his Master's in communication sciences and disorders at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. He has lived and traveled all over Texas, and understands its varying cultures and politics intimately. While still relatively new, he is enjoying his time in the ‘Burgh very much!