Angeles “Angie” Van Vleet

MS, CCC-SLP, Speech Lead
California state license in Speech-Language Pathology
Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech, Language and Hearing Association

Angie’s road to becoming an SLP was not linear. She earned an undergraduate degree in Biology from the University of La Verne (1988) then went on to obtain a Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification from Loma Linda University (1989). Her desire to remain as a helping professional eventually led her to earn a graduate degree in Communication Disorders from the University of Redlands (1996).

Every step afforded Angie the knowledge base and experiences that shaped her passion for assisting individuals achieve effective communication skills and strategies to connect to others and those within their communities. She focuses on developing meaningful learning opportunities that require individualizing services based on strengths and needs as well as the desires of the family/caregivers. Working at different capacities in various settings (academia, hospital, school, and in-home) influenced her work principle of collaboration as a key practice for acquiring collective knowledge, experience, and expertise of different team members. She feels privileged to work alongside devoted and talented clinicians here at Growing Healthy Seasons where every professional is encouraged to share their ideas and perspectives as they work together to help transform the lives of individuals and their families.

At work, Angie mentors/supervises clinicians, participates in program development, and serves her clients via telehealth. During the weekends, she stays active by playing tennis, doing sound healing and yoga, and prioritizes spending time with family and friends.

Treatment Approach

Person and family-centered, strength-based, developmental, collaborative


Pediatric-speech and language therapy, Language and literacy development

Joined GHS

Years in practice

Alma Mater

Undergraduate degree in Biology from the University of La Verne (La Verne, CA)

Nuclear Medicine Technology Certificate from Loma Linda University (Loma Linda, CA)

Graduate degree in Communication Disorders from the University of Redlands, (Redlands, CA)

Ph.D. candidate in Literacy from St. John’s University New York (Queens, NY)



Additional Certifications

Augmentative and Alternative Communication certification – Foundations Tier 1 (2017)

Completed coursework in Professional Concentration in Autism Spectrum Disorders – University of California, Davis Extension Program (2011)

PROMPT Trained Level 1: PROMPTS for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets, a multidimensional approach to speech sound disorders (2010)

CEUs through the STAR Institute in sensory processing and integration theory to support individual’s development in movement and interaction within social and physical environment