Speech by the Beach
Christina Freise Pollitt MS, CCC-SLP, CBIS, CDP, ASDCS Owner/President
Speech By The Beach Consulting LLC, Naples, Florida
Mrs. Freise Pollitt is the founding speech-language pathologist, and owner of Speech By the Beach Consulting LLC, a family-owned and operated private practice in Naples, Florida. She provides comprehensive speech-language pathology services to both pediatrics and adults. She is certified as a Brain Injury Specialist by the Brain Injury Association of America, as an Autism Spectrum Disorder Clinical Specialist, and as a Certified Dementia Practitioner by the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. This triple certification distinguishes her from other speech-language pathologists, and enables her to offer patients more comprehensive assessment and treatment options.
Mrs. Freise Pollitt holds a Masters of Science from Columbia University, New York, the only Ivy League training program in the United States in Speech-Language Pathology, and she completed her internship at The Mount Sinai Hospital, in Manhattan, New York. Following graduation, she pursued a clinical fellowship at The Brady Institute for Traumatic Brain Injury to receive her Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Her diverse experiences include Level I acute care Trauma Center, LTACH, home care, and university clinical faculty member with supervisory and teaching roles in a pediatric academic clinic. As a clinical professor and supervisor, Mrs. Freise Pollitt has trained hundreds of aspiring speech-language pathologists. Furthermore, she is the author of Cognitive Implications of Dementia: A Caregiver’s Guide to Improve Communication and Swallow Function. She has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Speech-Language Pathologists in America Impacting the Field.