Meet The Team

Meet Our Speech Therapists

Dana Jeter Williams, MCD/CCC-SLP

Dana, a Zwolle native is the mother of four children: Bella, Luke, Zac and Nola Kae. She initially became a speech language pathologist so she could help her oldest daughter “Bella” who was born with profound sensorineural hearing loss. Dana loves advocating not only for her child but other families especially those families that need assistance with IEP communication plans due to hard of hearing! Dana opened Jeter Therapy Group in the beginning of 2020 shortly before the pandemic hit. Prior to opening her brick-n-mortar she worked out of her car providing services to those in need throughout the rural north Louisiana parishes.

Fun Fact: She loves going on adventures with her husband, Alan and their children. She also enjoys traveling to music festivals or concerts all over the U.S.

Julie Yost, MCD/CCC-SLP

“Hey! My name is Julianne Yost, but most people call me Julie. I love to read, travel, play board games, watch a good true crime series, and do all things crafty. I can’t wait to meet everyone

Fun fact: Julie is going to be traveling SLP starting this summer across the pond!

Emily Digiacomo, MCD/CCC-SLP

Emily is from Benton, Louisiana. She obtained her undergraduate degree from Louisiana Tech University and graduated from LSUHSC- Shreveport with her master’s degree in communication disorders. She is passionate about seeing the potential in her patients and helping them to reach their communication goals, no matter how big or small. Spending time with family and friends, the beach, and most of all her dog Baker are just a few of her favorite things.

Fun fact: Emily could eat Chick-fil-A every day of her life (well except Sundays, of course)!!

Casey Cherry, MS/CF-SLP

Casey is a military spouse and mother of two precious children, Kenley and Cameron. Before receiving her masters degree in communication disorders from Baylor University, she was a language arts teacher who shared her ️ of language and communication with preschool through high school students. It was during this time when she recognized her calling to become a Speech Language Pathologist.

Casey has clinical experience evaluating and treating patients from 4 months to 106 years old and is extremely passionate about giving people the opportunity to communicate. Based on her previous experience, she has a special interest in language development and early literacy , but her clinical experience has developed an enthusiasm for treating feeding and swallowing disorders and using AAC with nonverbal clients.

Fun Fact: Casey also enjoys spending time with her family, outdoor activities and all things tropical.

Savannah Digiacomo, MCD/CCC-SLP

Savannah is a Bossier City native with a passion to help others! She is beginning her second year as a Speech-Language Pathologist. She earned her bachelor degree from LA Tech and received her Master of Communication Disorders degree for LSU- Health Sciences Center in Shreveport. Savannah loves to watch her clients of all ages gain more confidence in their ability to effectively communicate.

Fun Fact: Savannah was recently married and loves spending time with her family and friends!

Meet Our Occupational Therapists

Kaitlyn Edwards, OTR/L

Kaitlyn was born and raised in the Shreveport-Bossier area. She graduated from the Master of Occupational Therapy program in August 2021. Kaitlyn was drawn to Occupational Therapy because of her passion for ensuring others reach their potential. Her favorite thing to do is love on her dog, Winnie the Pooch.

Fun Fact: Kaitlyn will never wear tennis shoes without crazy, colorful socks on!

Erin Scantlin, COTA

Erin is a graduate of BPCC OTA program. She will also graduate in a bachelors is Psychology in May 2022. Erin has always wanted to work with children and she feels grateful that being a COTA allows her to do so. She loves being creative in therapy while working on skills that are crucial for development.

Fun fact: Two of her favorite things are sweet tea and sleep.

Audrey Stevenson, COTA

Audrey is from Bossier City, La. and received her Associates of Applied Science Degree in 2020 at Bossier Parish Community College, graduating from the Occupational Therapy Assistant Program. For Audrey, Occupational Therapy isn’t just a career, its her calling. She is driven by her patient’s success by helping them turn impossible into possible, can’t into can and hopeless into hope! Audrey loves to travel and to spend time with friends and family.

Fun Fact: She LOVES Christmas!

Amanda Van Dyke, OTR/L

Meet Our Administrative Team!

Crystal Smith

Crystal is from the small town of Robeline. She is married to Luke and has three amazing sons. She enjoys spending time with her family as well as traveling with her husband. Through personal experience she understands the need for therapy services and how they can benefit patients. Crystal states, “she is grateful to be a part of a team that individualized treatment based on the patient's needs and includes all possible options for making their lives better.”

Fun Fact: Crystal and her husband like taking road trips and you may find them eating at some local dive across the south on the weekend!

Mary Katherine Witherington

Mary Katherine is a Bossier native who currently attends LA TECH pursuing her undergraduate pre-professional speech language pathology degree. She is helping out in the front office and as a therapy tech so she can learn as much as possible before entering a graduate program! She is a natural with the clients and will be an amazing therapist one day!

Fun Fact: Mary Katherine loves helping animals and may have accidentally given a kitten a free ride from Shreveport to Bossier, but don't tell her parents because she tried to get it to come out from beneath her car!

Courtland Dilley

Courtland is from Benton, Louisiana. She graduated from Louisiana Tech University with her undergraduate degree in pre-professional speech language pathology. She is currently in the pursuit of a masters degree in communication disorders.

Fun Fact: Courtland loves traveling and her dog, Dakota :)