Christine Yarin, M.A., CCC-SLP
Christine Yarin is an experienced speech language pathologist, specializing in evaluating and treating children of all ages and abilities. Christine’s work experience has included working in private practice, preschool, elementary, middle schools, and early intervention settings. She treats children with a variety of speech and language needs, including expressive and receptive language disorders, articulation and phonological disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, developmental disorders and delays, and Childhood Apraxia of Speech.
Christine received her Bachelor of Science degree in Speech Language Pathology and Audiology from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. She then went on to receive her Master of Arts degree from The George Washington University in Washington, DC. Christine holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech Language Hearing Association and has completed all the requirements to be a licensed speech language pathologist in the states of California and Massachusetts.
Christine is trained by the PROMPT (Prompts for Restructuring Oral Musculature Phonetic Targets) Institute in both Introduction to PROMPT Technique and Bridging PROMPT Technique to Intervention. She has extensive knowledge and experience treating children diagnosed with Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS) and is verified by Apraxia Kids as an approved provider in the evaluation and treatment of children diagnosed with CAS. In addition, Christine is certified by The Hanen Centre in the It Takes Two to Talk program, empowering parents to become an active participant in their child’s intervention and therapy regimen.
Christine believes that therapy should be a fun, engaging, and positive experience. She works to uncover each child's individual interests and learning style in order to target skills in a motivating way. Every child deserves to communicate confidently and Christine is passionate about helping children of all ages achieve their communication goals.
Christine lives in Westlake Village with her husband, daughter, and puppy. She loves reading, hiking, and spending time with family and friends.