Masters of Science - Western Illinois University 

Bachelors of Science - Illinois State University

Minor in Children's Studies

Clinical Interests

Kristin has experience working with children birth - 21 years of age with severe to profound disabilities.  She specializes in Augmentative Alternative Communication (AAC), Autism, and Language Development and is passionate about using your child's interests and daily routines to help them communicate.  Kristin uses Evidence-Based therapy approaches and emphasizes the importance of caregiver involvement to best support the whole child as they learn to communicate.


Specialized Training

Lamp Words for Life 



Kristin enjoys playing with her pups - Pepper & Jack, spending time with her husband, as well as reading, organizing, and going to the beach.

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Kristin Weingart, MS CCC-SLP
Owner/Speech-Language Pathologist



Master of Science - East Stroudsburg University

Minor in Psychology

Clinical Interests

Nia’s main clinical interests include feeding, dysphagia, voice and upper airway disorders, neurogenic communication disorders, and expressive language delays. Nia is passionate about expanding her clinical knowledge and conducting research to better serve patients. Throughout her clinical rotations, she gained experience with a wide variety of disorders across the lifespan.

Specialized Training

Sequential Oral Sensory (SOS) Approach to Feeding Modified Barium Swallow Impairment Profile

LAMP words for life - introductory trainings


In her spare time, Nia enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, exercising, and shopping.

Nia Lombardo, MS CF-SLP
Speech-Language Pathologist, Clinical Fellow

Anyssa Bell, MS CF-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist, Clinical Fellow


Anyssa will graduate with her Master's Degree from Emerson College in August of 2022. 


Anyssa is a part of the team at Communication Cottage Therapy and will start in September of 2022.

Anyssa worked with Kristin Weingart directly during one of her internship placements and has a passion for working with children.  

More Information Coming Soon... 

Join Our Team

We are always hiring passionate and dedicated Speech-Language Pathologists to join our team!

We are also actively seeking Occupational Therapists and Physical Therapists as we expand into

a multi-disciplinary practice.  We cannot wait to find exceptional people to join a supportive team.

Maybe it's YOU!


Not an SLP, OT or PT but know of someone who may be a great fit?

Refer a new hire that signs an employee agreement and receive a $500.00 referral bonus. 

We believe in investing in our team and appreciate all of the support as we grow. 


Master of Arts - University of North Carolina, Greensboro

Bachelor of Science - Appalachian State University 

Minor in Psychology 

Graduated Summa Cum Laude


Brielle is a part of the team at Communication Cottage Therapy and will start in July.

Clinical Interests

Brielle has clinical experience with birth to 21 year olds. Throughout her clinical internships she gained a wide variety of experience in many settings including private practice, school systems, outpatient settings, and the UNCG Speech and Hearing Clinic. Her clinical interests include articulation disorders, play-based therapy, receptive/expressive language disorders, and fluency disorders. She has a passion for providing therapy in your child’s natural environment, providing parent education and encouraging parent involvement during therapy sessions to maximize communication and progress.

Brielle enjoys spending time with her family and friends, snuggling with her dog named Walker, and relaxing on the beach. 


Brielle Johnson, MA CF-SLP
Speech-Language Pathologist, Clinical Fellow