Brian Shute, Ph.D., CCC
Speech-Language Pathologist
P.O. Box 30621
Spokane, WA 99223

About Dr. Shute


Ph.D. Gonzaga University, School of Professional Studies

M.A. Washington State University, Speech and Hearing Science

B.A. Washington State University, Speech and Hearing Science

Diploma, Therapeutic Connections School of Massage, Therapeutic/Medical Massage

Certificate, Cornell, T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies

Internships and Clinicals

St. Lukes Medical Center

Gig Harbor School District

Spokane Public Schools

Therapeutic Connections School of Massage

Professional Experience

Brain Injury, Voice Pathology, General Practice, Therapeutic/Medical Massage, Intraoral Massage, Head-Neck-Swallowing Rehabilitation, Editor, Education, Broadcasting, Theater, Medical Device Development, FDA Compliance, Research, Home Health, Hospitals, Artificial Larynx Repair, University Instruction

Particular Professional Interests

Aphasia, Traumatic Brain Injury, Therapeutic & Wellness Massage, Cognitive-Communicative Rehabilitation After Stroke and Head Injury, Paradoxical Vocal Cord Motion/Exercise Induced Dysfunction; Artificial Larynx Devices, Energy Work.

Speech-Language Pathologist since 1986

Credentials, Associations, and Listings

American Speech and Hearing Association, Board Certified Speech-Language Pathologist (CCC-SLP)
American Massage Therapy Association
Washington State License, Department of Health, Massage Practitioner and Intraoral Massage Endorsement
Washington State License, Department of Health, Speech-Language Pathologist
ASHA Special Interest Group In Neurophysiology and Neurogenic Speech-Language Disorders
ASHA Special Interest Group In Swallowing Disorders
Washington Speech and Hearing Association
Certificated Program, Cornell, Plant Based Nutrition
National Board Certified Teacher, Exceptional Needs Specialist (NBPTS/ECYA-ENS)
Educational Staff Associate (ESA) Certified Speech-Language Pathologist
Stuttering Foundation of America, Fluency Specialist Listing
International Association of Laryngectomees (IAL) Certified Alaryngeal Speech Instructor
International Association of Reiki Professionals
National Spasmodic Dysphonia Association
Certification in Servox Digital/Inton Artificial Larynx Repair

Publications and Lectures

Various scientific, professional, and history related journal/periodical articles, and one book.
Various lectures in the areas of head injury, alaryngeal speech, covert stuttering, disease/communication disorders, laryngectomy rehabilitation, spasmodic dysphonia, human rights.

Volunteer Experience

International Association of Laryngectomees, Spokane Convention Planning Committee
Service-Rehabilitation Committee, American Cancer Society
Private Practice Committee, Washington Speech and Hearing Association

Developed Equipment
FDA Approved (510k) Tracheostoma Filtering Devices, Showering/Shampoo Protector for Trachostomy and Laryngectomy Patients, Tracheostoma Whistle, Pneumatic Artificial Larynx, Battery Conditioning Device, Voice Amplification Devices

Extra Curricular and Interests
Advocacy of Human Rights, Animal Care, Plant-Based Culinary Arts, Farming/Gardening, Northwest History, Performing Arts, Herbal Soap Formulation/Manufacturing, Writing

Married to Michelle Shute, MS, CCC-SLP and they have one son.

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