Our Speech Pathologists

John

John Myers CCC-MSLP

John is a speech-language pathologist and co-owner of Center4Speech. John received his Bachelor of Science degree in 2000 and a Master’s in speech-language pathology in 2001 from Duquesne University. He also holds a teaching certificate in speech and language impaired and a K-12 principal certification from California University of Pa. John has worked in a variety of settings including schools, private practice, home health, and nursing facilities. He is currently employed by Midwestern Intermediate Unit 4 providing speech and language services to local school districts. John opened his own private practice in 2004. John brings a wealth of experience focusing on childhood speech including: apraxia, fluency, phonological disorders, language and its correlation to early literacy skills. John works with Autism Spectrum Disorders helping children establishing positive social relationships. John also enjoys working with the adult language population. He is certified through the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

GretchenGretchen Myers CCC-MSLP

Gretchen is a speech-language pathologist and co-owner of Center4Speech. Gretchen also received a Bachelor of Science degree in 2000, as well as a Master’s degree in speech-language pathology in 2001 from Duquesne University. She holds a teaching certificate in speech and language impaired. Gretchen has extensive experience working with children ages Birth to 5 who have speech and language impairments, as well as developmental delays. She also has experience with children who have various disorders and syndromes, including Autism Spectrum Disorder. Gretchen has worked in many different types of settings, including Early Intervention classrooms, schools, private clinics and rehabilitation centers, homes, and nursing facilities. Gretchen has 7 years of experience as a diagnostician for Midwestern Intermediate Unit 4. She is certified through the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. John and Gretchen are proud parents of two young daughters.

Dr. Rick Glosser

Dr. Glosser is a nationally certified school psychologist. He has 14 years of experience in administering and interpreting psychoeducational assessments of individuals from infancy through adulthood with diverse medical, neurocognitive, and socio-emotional needs.    Dr. Glosser’s experiences have included working with individuals with an autism spectrum disorder at the Center for Excellence in Autism Research (CeFAR) at the University of Pittsburgh for 9 years.  There, he was responsible for administering the Autism Diagnostic Observation Scale (ADOS) and the Autism Diagnostic Interview-Revised (ADI-R). Dr. Glosser has experience working with individuals with neurological disorders, such as epilepsy, dementia, multiple sclerosis, and Alzheimer’s disease at Allegheny General Hospital. Dr. Glosser has experience providing vocational assessments to adolescents and adults with various medical and psychiatric needs.  Dr. Glosser works in a school-district as a full-time school psychologist providing psychological support and is a member of the BrainSTEPS program supporting students with mild to severe brain injuries in the school setting. Additionally, he is an adjunct faculty member at a local college where he teachers psychology courses.

At Center4Speech, you will find a unique husband and wife team of speech-language pathologists.  John and Gretchen are part of every aspect of the treatment process, including evaluation, therapy, consultation, and management of insurance matters.  We pride ourselves on taking time with our patients and their families so that we can provide a high-quality service.