Get to Know Me and My Practice
Arielle Gates MA CCC-SLP - private speech-language pathologist
About Me
Arielle Gates MA, CCC-SLP

I am an American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) certified speech-language pathologist.  I have been providing quality services to children for eight years. Above all, I strive to make therapy engaging and functional for my clients. Throughout these years as an SLP, I have learned that the client-clinician relationship is fundamental for progress to be made. I spend time connecting with my clients so that they truly enjoy the time spent in our therapy sessions.​ To read more about me, head over to my blog.

I specialize in treating many speech and language disorders including:

  • Articulation/Speech Sound delays and disorders

  • Language delays and disorders

  • Childhood Apraxia of Speech

  • Phonological disorders

  • Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders

  • Oral Motor Disorders
My Qualifications
Education and Training

I attended the University of Maryland (Go Terps!). I received my Bachelor’s degree in Hearing and Speech Sciences and Psychology and my Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology. Before starting my private practice, I provided speech and language services to preschool children in the classroom setting.

I am always striving to learn more. Since completing my degree, I have completed many continuing education hours in various topics including orofacial myology, feeding disorders, and tethered oral tissues (TOTs) including PROMPT Level 1 Training, Feed The Peds: The Foundations of Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing, The Myo Method Training and TOTs: Tethered Oral Tissues Specialty Training.


  • Licensed in Virginia, Washington, DC, and Maryland

  • ASHA Certification for Clinical Competence – Speech Language Pathology (CCC-SLP)

ASHA Certified Speech-Language Pathologist
Arielle Gates MA CCC-SLP reading with child