Under the experienced and passionate leadership of Samantha Novick, M.S. CCC-SLP, Bridge Therapy provides children and adults with the highest quality of speech-language therapy services, with a focus on healthy family dynamics. Samantha is an ASHA certified Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) and the owner of Bridge Therapy. Samantha has pursued many continuing education courses and earned additional certifications, constantly seeking new and innovative ways to provide clients with the best care. In her spare time, Samantha enjoys spending time with family, reading, volunteering, exercising, and of course, snuggling with her dog, Enzo.
Though she founded Bridge Therapy in 2017, Samantha’s journey really began when she was in elementary school. Samantha’s teacher assigned partners in class. Samantha was paired with her classmate who had special needs and the two of them quickly formed a friendship. Samantha realized that though her new friend yearned to interact and express herself, she had difficulty communicating effectively.
Samantha followed that passion through philanthropy, volunteering for various organizations as she grew older. When Samantha began college, she ultimately decided that she wanted to pursue speech-language pathology as a career. Samantha earned her bachelor's degree in Communication Sciences & Disorders at the University of Florida and her master’s degree from Nova Southeastern University, graduating from both programs with high honors. Throughout graduate school, she worked as a teacher's assistant at Baudhuin Preschool for children with autism. Samantha has worked in private practices, social skills groups, hospitals, and adult living facilities. She strongly believes in giving back to the community and maintains a high level of philanthropic involvement. Through her experiences, Samantha noticed that many practices employed a "one size fits all" approach. She identified the need for a compassionate, individualized, evidence-based approach to therapy that yields maximum results. With this dream in mind, she founded Bridge Therapy, with a mission to bridge the gap between communicative deficits and communicative success.