Alicia White, MS, CCC-SLP
Owner, Speech-Language Pathologist
Alicia is a Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association with a Certificate of Clinical Competency and is the owner of Lifespan Therapy. She is licensed to practice speech therapy in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Florida, and Minnesota. She received her graduate degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from East Carolina University where she also obtained her BS degree in Family and Community Services. Alicia has been providing services to adults and pediatrics since 2016 working in skilled nursing facilities and various school districts before starting her own private practice company of Lifespan Therapy in 2021.
Alicia has treated individuals across the entire lifespan providing services to children from birth to age 18 and adults reaching 100 years of age. She has treated individuals with varying medical disorders such as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Parkinson's Disease, Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Cerebral Palsy, Dementia, Stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), and is a certified Lingraphic Technology Specialist with Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) devices to further an individual's communication function. She has extensive training in cognitive skills, language development, and feeding therapy, and has been trained in TOTS: Tethered Oral Tissues Speciality to assist in working with individuals with tongue/lip ties. Alicia enjoys working with a variety of clientele to incorporate skills from multiple facets to provide the best quality care.
Alicia is an active board member for Council of Aging and LimbTech Foundation. Alicia resides in Fletcher with her husband and 2 children. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, visiting wineries, crafting, and spending time with her family.
Stacey Trantham, MS, CCC-SLP
Stacey is a Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association with a Certificate of Clinical Competency and is licensed to practice speech therapy in North Carolina and Florida. She received her bachelor's degree in 2011 and her graduate degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Western Carolina University in 2015. She has treated individuals with varying medical disorders such as Parkinson's Disease, Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Cerebral Palsy, Dementia, Stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
Working in a variety of settings, including long-term care, acute care, outpatient, schools, and private practice has given Stacey the ability to expand her knowledge to treat every aspect within the scope of Speech-Language Pathology. Stacey is Vitalstim certified to better assist during dysphagia treatment. She has extensive training in cognitive-communication skills, language development, and swallowing/feeding therapy. Stacey enjoys working with individuals across the entire lifespan, especially on language, reading, and swallowing/feeding treatment.
Stacey resides in Hendersonville with her husband and daughter. In her spare time, she enjoys working out, hiking with her family to local waterfalls, and traveling to Destin, Florida with her family to enjoy the beautiful white sand beaches and clear blue water. She has a dog named Scarlet who is an Italian Greyhound mixed with Whippet that she also enjoys playing fetch with and taking on walks.
Katherine Kostmayer, MS, CCC-SLP
Katherine is a Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) certified by the American
Speech-Language-Hearing Association with a Certificate of Clinical Competency.
She is a four-time recipient of the ASHA ACE award for continuing education. She
is licensed in the following states: North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida,
Montana, Georgia, and Texas. She received her graduate degree at the Mississippi
University for Women and her Bachelor’s degree in communication sciences at
the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss).
Katherine has worked as a Medical based Speech-LanguagePathologist in a variety of
settings treating multiple disorders. Her experience stems from working in acute,
acute inpatient rehab, outpatient, skilled nursing facilities, subacute, subacute
Trach/Vent, LTAC, home health, and Teletherapy services. Katherine is skilled in
the following areas: Dysphagia, Aphasia, Oral/Verbal Apraxia, Augmentative
Speech Generating Devices (AAC), Aural Rehabilitation, Dysarthria, Voice,
Tracheostomy/Ventilator management, Passy Muir Valves, Neuromuscular
Electrical Stimulation (Vitalstim/Aspire), Head and Neck Cancer, Cognitive-
Communication Disorders, Videofluoroscopy, Videostroboscopy, and FEES
(Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of the swallow). Related SLP skills include: LSVT,
FEES, Vitalstim Certification, Aspire Certification, Myofascial Release Certification
for Head and Neck, and K-taping for Dysphagia and Bell’s Palsy. Katherine was able to
work in several large teaching hospitals during a traveling career that spanned a
decade. She completed 23 travel therapy assignments in a variety of settings.
In her off time, Katherine enjoys hiking, tennis, and spending time with her family outdoors.