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Karen Onuska, M.Sc., SLP

Offers In-person and virtual appointments
  • Speech Therapist
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Provider's hours

Sunday
By appointment only
Monday
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
Closed
Wednesday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
Closed
Friday
Closed
Saturday
By appointment only

Description

Karen Onuska is an experienced Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) who is enthusiastic about working with families to support the communications needs of children and adolescents. Karen began her career over 30 years ago and has a wealth of experience. More recently she has provided more focused support for: phonology/articulation, motor speech disorders, language delays/disorders, augmentative/alternative communication and social communication skills. As well, Karen has provided services to neurodiverse clients including children with autism spectrum disorder.

Conditions

  • Apraxia
  • Articulation issues
  • Autism & social communication
  • Cognitive communications disorders
  • Dysarthria
  • Language delays
  • Motor speech disorders
  • Phonology issues
  • Pronunciation issues
  • Speech delays
  • Speech sound difficulties
  • Stuttering

Services

  • Language comprehension
  • Language expression
  • Literacy skills

Clientele

  • Adults (18+)​
  • Children (under 12)​
  • Pediatrics​
  • Teens (13-17)​

Languages spoken

  • English

Professional designations

  • Master of Speech Therapy and Audiology (M.Sc.)
  • Speech Language Pathologist (SLP)

Education

  • UWO: Bachelor of Science Degree in Communicative Disorders
  • UWO: Master of Science, Speech-Language Pathology

Professional associations

  • College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario
Facility Information

Summary

We are a multi-disciplinary clinic (Psychologist, Clinical Social Workers, Psychotherapist, Occupational Therapists, Speech-Language Pathologist ) providing assessment and therapy to children, teens, adults, and seniors. Many of our clients are neurodiverse or have had some challenges in neurodevelopment (e.g., ADHD, Autism, sensory issues, fine motor issues, speech/language delays). We also help individuals with anxiety, depression, stress management, self-regulation, executive functioning, learning difficulties, and accommodations for school and work.

Business hours

Sunday
By appointment only
Monday
By appointment only
Tuesday
By appointment only
Wednesday
By appointment only
Thursday
By appointment only
Friday
By appointment only
Saturday
By appointment only

Services & supplies

  • Acceptance and commitment therapy
  • Attachment-based therapy
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Compassion-focused therapy
  • Culturally sensitive therapy
  • Developmental delays
  • Dialectical behavior therapy
  • Educational assessments
  • Emotionally focused therapy
  • Exposure and response prevention
  • Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing therapy
  • Family counselling
  • Feeding support
  • Fine motor development
  • Hand therapy
  • Humanistic therapy
  • Language comprehension
  • Language expression
  • Literacy skills
  • Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy
  • Narrative therapy
  • Pediatric occupational therapy
  • Person-centered therapy
  • Progressive goal attainment program
  • Prolonged exposure therapy
  • Psychoeducation
  • Psychological testing and evaluation
  • Sensory processing, integration
  • Solution-focused brief therapy
  • Strength-based therapy
  • Teen mental health
  • Trauma-focused cognitive behavior therapy

Amenities

  • Close to public transit
  • Free parking
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wheelchair accessible
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826 King Street North, Unit 17, Waterloo, ON N2J 4G8

Provider's hours

Sunday
By appointment only
Monday
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
Closed
Wednesday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
Closed
Friday
Closed
Saturday
By appointment only

Business hours

Sunday
By appointment only
Monday
By appointment only
Tuesday
By appointment only
Wednesday
By appointment only
Thursday
By appointment only
Friday
By appointment only
Saturday
By appointment only