We love talking about how we help other people with their talking.

We believe people and their individual stories are foundational to everything we do. Our work is inspired by the real-life stories shared with us every day. We're thankful to share our stories with you, too. 

Our story

speech IRL was founded in 2013 as a small private speech therapy practice. Today, we're a practice of clinicians, coaches, and creators, helping individuals and businesses change they way they communicate.

Our Team

All of our team members are clinically certified speech-language pathologists. We have a diverse array of specialties ranging from stuttering to transgender voice to business and workplace communication. 

Natalie
Natalie Belling
MSc, CCC-SLP
Courtney
Courtney Luckman
MA, CCC-SLP
Rachel
Rachel Muldoon
MSc, CCC-SLP
Michelle
Michelle Roberts
MSc, CF-SLP
Erica
Erica Seifert
MSc, CCC-SLP
Asma
Asma Ahmad
MSc, CCC-SLP
Katie Gore@2x

Katie Gore, MA, CCC-SLP

Founder, Speech-Language Pathologist

Katie is the founder of speech IRL. She currently serves as our clinical director and manages our community partnerships and business programs. Katie is a longtime member of the stuttering community and serves in various non-profit organizations. She speaks regularly about stuttering, business issues in private practice, and non-traditional approaches to speech-language pathology.

Learn more about Katie Gore

Improve your skills where it really matters

Whether you're a professional, a parent, a partner, or a business leader looking to address organizational-level interaction issues, we use soulful science to move your forward.

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73 W. Monroe St, Suite 315,
Chicago, IL 60603
312.870.0352
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73 W. Monroe St, Suite 315,
Chicago, IL 60603
312.870.0352
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73 W. Monroe St, Suite 315,
Chicago, IL 60603
312.870.0352
Or send us a message

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73 W. Monroe St, Suite 315,
Chicago, IL 60603
312.870.0352
Or send us a message

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73 W. Monroe St, Suite 315,
Chicago, IL 60603
312.870.0352
Or send us a message
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Looking for employee training? Check out our Business Services
Looking for employee training? Check out our Business Services
Looking for employee training? Check out our Business Services
Looking for employee training? Check out our Business Services