At the Professional Voice Care Center, our mission is to create or restore excellent voices. We offer state-of-the-art care to service the unique needs of those who depend on their voices for their livelihood (singers, teachers, attorneys, etc.). We focus on rehabilitation and prevention of vocal problems while improving voice skills through a customized, scientifically-based program of voice training, vocal abuse reduction, and vocal hygiene. Professional Voice Care Center serves voice and speech patients throughout Nassau and Suffolk Counties, ages 5 through adult. We look forward to helping you achieve your voice-oriented goals.
Karen Sussman, M.A., CCC has been a licensed speech pathologist, voice therapist, speech trainer, and singing voice specialist since 1981. Karen has trained thousands of performers, executives, teachers, attorneys, sales reps, and other professionals to achieve excellent speaking and/or singing voices and eliminate voice and speech problems.
As a singer-actress with over 1200 on-stage appearances, Karen has a special interest and expertise in professional voice/speech training and therapy. She has lectured extensively for hospitals and voice organizations, as well as corporations, schools, libraries, and continuing education programs. She has appeared on television and radio shows devoted to voice care and accent reduction.
Karen is a Hofstra University graduate with a B.S. in Music/Voice Performance and an M.A. in Speech-Language Pathology. She holds NYS License as a Speech-Language Pathologist and is certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. She is a member of ASHA, NYSSLHA, LISHA, and NYSTA.