Katie Stockinger, MS, CCC-SLP
Where do you work?
Inpatient rehabilitation; outpatient neurorehabilitation, Health and Technology Center
In which areas of rehabilitation do you specialize?
Speech therapy – stroke and brain injury patients
What specialty certifications do you hold?
- Certification of Clinical Competence
- Interactive Metronome® Certified
- VitalStim® Certified
Which rehabilitation technologies do you utilize in your work?
- VitalStim® Therapy System
- Interactive Metronome®
- IOPI® System
What motivates you?
Hearing a patient say their first words after a brain injury or stroke
What attracted you to a career in healthcare?
I always knew that I wanted to help people. Quality of life is so important to all of us, and it is a great feeling to help people get back to living their lives.
Why do you choose to work at Good Shepherd?
I couldn't find a better team of speech therapists than in our speech therapy department at Good Shepherd. Each of us brings diversity to the knowledge and expertise that we share with our patients. We provide the best care to our patients by keeping up with evidence-based practice.
What are your hobbies and interests outside of Good Shepherd?
Running, spending time with family and friends, traveling, antiquing and going to the beach
What does “Beyond Limits Rehab” mean to you?
Finding that little extra bit of "oomph" inside of you that you didn't know you had and accomplishing your goals, whether great or small
Why should patients INSIST on Good Shepherd?
Our therapy staff is compassionate, motivated, technologically advanced and committed to putting every effort into helping patients achieve their goals.
Is there anything else you want to include in your #BeyondLimitsBio?
I am co-leader of the Brain Injury Team at Good Shepherd and supervise graduate speech pathology students. I am also a site visitor for the Council of Academic Accreditation through ASHA (American Speech and Hearing Association), which accredits speech language pathology and audiology graduate programs.