Speech Providers


Kristi Dehaan, M.S., CCC-SLP

Kristi Dehaan’s career as a Speech Language Pathologist spans over 20 years.  She is a specialist in voice and swallowing disorders and feels privileged to participate in the rehabilitation of patients with hoarseness, dysphagia and/or head and neck cancer.  Kristi feels she is an educator at heart. She has a knack for taking complicated medical terminolgy and putting it into terms everyone can understand.

Kristi enjoys taking continuing education courses in voice, swallowing, and breathing disorders to learn new compensatory strategies, exercises and treatment modalities she can share with her patients.  Whether it is providing an individualized swallowing exercise program for a patient preparing for chemoradiation, teaching a laryngectomee patient a new way to speak or providing vocal warm-ups for a person experiencing chronic hoarseness; Kristi is dedicated to providing the highest level of care.

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Lori Henkener, M.A., CCC-SLP

Lori Henkener, Speech-Language Pathologist, is a Yankee by birth and a Texan by choice! She spent most of her childhood here in San Antonio, graduating from Churchill High School. Her undergraduate degree is in Communication Disorders from the University of North Texas. She earned her Master of Arts in Speech-Language Pathology from St. Louis University in 1992. Although she has worked in California, Florida, Missouri and Pennsylvania, she got back to Texas as quickly as she could.

Lori specializes in adults with speech, voice and/or swallowing disorders but her main area of interest is head and neck cancer. Being able to improve a person’s quality of life and his or her ability to communicate with friends and family is beyond rewarding. She is also a runner who has completed numerous half marathons and enjoys working with other athletes, especially those with vocal cord dysfunction.

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