About Us

Courtney L. Margulis, MA, CCC-SLP

Courtney Margulis is a person who stutters, speech-language pathologist, and doctoral student at New York University studying social cognitive influences on stuttering. She is also an adjunct professor at Pace University. Courtney has worked in a variety of clinical settings including private practice, school-based, teletherapy, and nonprofit and holds an Ally of StutteringSeal. She has been an active member in the stuttering community for over ten years, currently serving as Professional Relations Chair of the National Stuttering Association Board of Directors. 

Courtney is co-author of the 3Es model for stuttering therapy and her research has recently been published in ASHA Perspectives and the Journal of Fluency Disorders. In 2020, she received the Distinguished Early Career Professional Certificate of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Courtney is a writer for Medbridge Education, has been featured on several podcasts about stuttering, and has presented on stuttering at several national and international conferences. 

Our approach

At RISE, we take a holistic approach to speech therapy and communication coaching that incorporates Resilience, Independence, Success, and Empowerment. 

We believe that building resilience is key to making lasting change. We help you develop the resilience you need to approach challenges, persevere through setbacks, and ultimately accomplish your goals.

We recognize that our clients have unique strengths and abilities, and we work to empower you to become more independent in your communication skills. We help you develop the confidence you need to speak up, advocate for yourself, and communicate effectively in a variety of settings.

We believe that success is achievable for all of our clients, and we work tirelessly to help you achieve your goals. We use evidence-based techniques and individualized treatment plans to help you make progress and achieve success.

We strive to empower you to take control of your communication challenges and develop the skills you need to succeed. We provide a safe and supportive environment where you can feel empowered to take risks, try new things, and make progress.