Speech-Language Pathologists

Educating children with typical peers is the foundation for building social and communication skills, leading to the development of friendships and involvement in the community. All of our Speech and Language Pathologists are certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and the Commonwealth of Virginia.


Sue Lyons M.A. CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist
Director of Speech & Language Services

Sue is the Director and a Speech-Language Pathologist at Speech & Language Services. She provides therapy in both the school-based program and the outpatient program. Sue attended Boston College and received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology in 1992. She received her Masters degree in Speech-Language Pathology from George Washington University in 1994 and her Certificate of Clinical Competence in 1995. Sue worked with the Fairfax County Public School System for eight years and also part time in various private settings. Sue meets with the new families to determine if DMPS is a good fit for children with communication delays.


Cristina Bell M.A. CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist

Tina provides therapy in both the outpatient and school-based programs.  She received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at Boston College in 1993 and a Master of Arts in Speech Pathology from Kean University in 1995.  She hold her Certificate of Clinical Competence.  Tina has over 20 years’ experience working as a speech-language pathologist in the public school systems in Texas and New Jersey as well as in private practice in New Jersey and Virginia.