Marina McKeown


Raleigh, North Carolina

5.00 / 5 avg

6 Reviews

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About me

Hello! I'm Marina. I became a licensed speech-language pathologist (SLP) in 2019. During my early years as an undergraduate, I bounced around different ideas and intro courses to find a career path. My alma mater’s philosophy on education is, “cura personalis”, and focuses on the pursuit of education in dedication to the greater good. More specifically, the importance of recognizing the inherent value and dignity of each person. My intro to speech pathology 101 class opened my eyes to how the various sectors of speech pathology (eg. articulation, expressive language, dysphagia, etc). are so intrinsically valuable to each person for their identity and pride. I was immediately drawn to a field where as a professional I would be able support and help shape functional skills for a person's everyday interactions and needs. I've worked in settings such as private practice and outpatient rehabilitation. I've received trainings in Deriving Clinical Meaning from a Medical Chart Review (ASHA), FEES Training for the Evaluation of Oropharyngeal Dysphagia (Carolina Speech Pathology), and Standardization of Dysphagia Diets: A Model of Successful International Engagement (ASHA). I would describe my clinical style as holistic, client-centered, functional, individualized/personalized, family-centric, routines-based, strengths-based, sensory integrated, and rooted in client-empowerment to create self-advocates.

Practice details and specialties

states licensed to practice

North Carolina



languages spoken


Education and training

B.A., Loyola University - Maryland

M.Ed, University of Virginia


Accent Modification

Acquired Apraxia

Adult Articulation

Adult Dysphagia

Adult Fluency/Stuttering

Adult Language

Adult Social-Pragmatics


Auditory Processing Disorder

Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)

Autism Spectrum Disorder

Childhood Apraxia of Speech


Early Language Development

Executive Functioning

Gender Affirming Voice Therapy


Pediatric Articulation/Phonological Disorder

Pediatric Dysphagia/Sensory Feeding

Pediatric Fluency/Stuttering

Pediatric Mixed Language

Pediatric Receptive-Expressive Language Disorder

Pediatric/Adolescent Social-Pragmatics

Sensory Feeding

Tongue Thrust

Traumatic Brain Injury


Other interests

I enjoy walking and training my Labrador Retriever, George, reading on my porch, and fly fishing!

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6 reviews

D.B./Sep 9, 2023

D.B./Aug 15, 2023

Awesome I am so lucky to have Marina. She showed me the entirety of my speech deficient, why, and how it can be improved ! and she was kind about it. :)

C.M./Aug 9, 2023

Marina was so nice and understanding with me and [my child]!

Y.I./Jul 24, 2023

Marina McKeown, ST, has already helped me quite a bit with breathing, pausing, word finding, and reduction in filler words. The sessions go by so fast.

J.G./Jul 4, 2023

Marina was very professional and exhibited the expertise that I was looking for in a speech therapist. As I spoke, she could see where the problems were and because of that I have confidence that I will be able to make progress!

K.A./May 16, 2023

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