Meet our Staff

Nolan Speech & Language Center opened in 2010. Due to our commitment to excellence our practice has grown to include speech and language therapies, iLs, orofacial myofunctional therapy, social language groups and a Two Thumbs Up digit sucking elimination program.   Our team is a group of experienced professionals who work with patients and their families to improve their quality of life by bettering communication and oral motor skills.  We are unique in that we are located in a multi-disciplinary office complex that allows families to receive treatment in a safe, family-centered environment.  We thoroughly enjoy the work that we do and look forward to working with you!



Keisha Nolan, M.A., CCC-SLP, COM®

Keisha is the owner of Nolan Speech & Language Center.  She is an experienced speech-language pathologist and is often referred to as “Awesome Keisha!”  In addition to being a licensed and certified speech-language pathologist, she is also a certified orofacial myologist and has training in Craniosacral Therapy.  Keisha teaches a course at the University of Detroit School of Dentistry and enjoys guest speaking at local hospitals.  The focus of her career has been with the pediatric population in both clinical and school-based settings.  She has a wide variety of experience with all disorders and is a life-long learner.  Her continuing education coursework includes training in iLS (Intergrated Listening Systems),  Social Thinking, P.R.O.M.T., Hanen, and an on-line course in Floortime/DIR principals and assessments,  to name a few.  Keisha is a compassionate, dedicated, energetic, and knowledgeable speech-language pathologist with a strong desire to help improve the lives of others.  She believes in partnering with parents to educate them on their child’s disorder and providing them with resources to help improve their child’s communication skills.


Amanda Celeste M.S., CCC-SLP

Amanda holds a Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Nova Southeastern University as well as a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from Grand Valley State University. She also specializes in Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders and has completed training in the Beckman Oral Motor Assessment and Intervention.

Prior to receiving her Master’s Amanda was an elementary teacher, serving students both in the classroom and online. She also currently holds a Reading and ESOL endorsement, and is certified practicing instructor. Being both a teacher and speech-language pathologist, Amanda has a variety of experience working with a multitude of children, adolescence and adults concerning ASD, ADD, ADHD, EI, cognitive impairment, Down Syndrome, receptive & expressive language disorders, nonverbal, articulation disorders, voice disorders, and fluency disorders. Assisting individuals in strategies to communicate effectively and efficiently has been such a rewarding process, and she would love nothing more than to share her assistance with you.


Mandy Barnett



Mandy started working jointly for NSLC and Creating Wellness after moving to the area in summer 2013.  She wears many hats at the office, but dedicates most of her time working on office organization and efficiency.  She hopes to help evolve the office and prepare for future expansion.



Jennifer Valicevic

Jennifer is one of the smiling faces you see when you first walk in the office. She is here to help with scheduling your appointments, collecting payments, and answering any questions you may have.