Alisa Fritzhand is a licensed, and certified, Speech-Language Pathologist with over 20 years of experience, who specializes in pediatric feeding and communication. She graduated with high honors with a master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Northwestern University and post-graduation became a certified lactation counselor. She formerly worked in New York providing clinical care and graduate-level supervision at the Westchester Institute for Human Development. In addition, she served as a covering clinician at both Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital (supporting feeding in the premature and medically fragile populations) and Greenwich Hospital as part of their multidisciplinary feeding team. Alisa currently works in private practice and provides clinical care to babies experiencing feeding challenges while she develops her new infant feeding center located in Vermont. The center is being established to provide support for positive feeding experiences during the first year of life. Alisa values a holistic and collaborative approach to feeding care. Her ultimate goal is to empower families dealing with pediatric feeding difficulties by providing compassionate care that supports strong bonds and healthy development.
Outside of her professional career, Alisa most values spending time with her two children and husband, getting involved in her community, and taking photographs. Being a parent has been her greatest joy in life and she loves learning about each family she meets!