Our Hearing Professioanls
Dr. Ali Danesh
Professor Danesh specializes in the areas of tinnitus, balance disorders, and amplification. He also has advanced knowledge and skills in the management and treatment of Sound Sensitivity Disorders such as Hyperacusis and Misophonia. He received his Doctorate in audiology with an emphasis on auditory electrophysiology from the University of Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee.
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In addition to clinical practice, Dr. Danesh is professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Florida Atlantic University. He also has a secondary appointment as the Professor of Biomedical Sciences at Schmidt College of Medicine. He teaches students in audiology, medicine, and speech, language pathology. Additionally, he has faculty appointments at two other universities in South Florida. Dr. Danesh is a board certified clinical audiologist and has presented more than 80 scientific papers in the past few years in local, state, national, and international meetings. In the past few years Dr. Danesh has published more than 40 peer reviewed scientific papers on topics related to hearing, tinnitus and balance disorders in a variety of prestigious journals and proceedings. In addition to being a professor of audiology at Florida Atlantic University, Dr. Danesh has academic faculty appointments at the following academic institutions:
1. Professor of Clinical Biomedical Sciences (Secondary), College of Medicine, Florida Atlantic University.
2. Volunteer faculty at Department of Otolaryngology, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami.
3. Adjunct faculty, Department of Audiology, Nova Southeastern University.
4. Adjunct Faculty, Department of Audiology, Salus University.
5. Graduate Faculty Member, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Missouri State University.
Dr. Richard Saul
Professor Saul specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of auditory processing and dizziness and balance disorders. He received his Doctorate in neuroscience and audiology from the State University of New York at Buffalo. In addition to clinical practice, Dr. Saul is associate professor in the Department of Audiology, Nova Southeastern University and clinical faculty in communication disorders and sciences; Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Florida Atlantic University.
M.Ed. , Ed.S, LMHC
Patricia Wightman, M.Ed. , Ed.S, LMHC, a Certified Cognitive-Behavioral Therapist, is joining Labyrinth Audiology to offer CBT to all tinnitus patients. Patricia is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) with more than 25 years’ experience helping patients who experience chronic medical conditions which cause emotional distress and reduced quality of life.
Dr. Marsha Harris
Marsha R. Harris, Au.D. is a licensed audiologist and speech-language pathologist certified by the American Speech-Language Hearing Association. She is an expert in the area of evaluation and treatment of Auditory Processing Disorders. Dr. Harris holds a Master of Science degree in audiology from the University of Rhode Island, a Master of Education degree in speech-language pathology from Florida Atlantic University, and a Doctor of Audiology degree from the University of Florida. Dr. Harris currently serves on the professional advisory board of the Palm Beach County, Florida chapter of CHADD, the international non-profit organization that works to help children and adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.
MA CCC SLP
Nancy Lewison is a licensed speech language pathologist certified by The American Speech language Association. She specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of a broad scope of speech, language and interpersonal communication disorders and challenges in both children and adults. Her expertise extends from individual treatment to group therapy. Nancy Lewison received her Masters Degree in speech language pathology from Columbia University , Teachers College, in New York. In addition to many years of clinical practice, she was the Clinic Director of the Masters Program in Communication Sciences and Disorders at Florida Atlantic University. :Prior to that time Ms. Lewison held the position of Assistant Director of the Speech and hearing Clinic at Teachers College, Columbia University.