Speech Therapists

Christie Amurgis, M.A., CCC-SLP

Christie Amurgis

Director

Speech-Language Pathologist

Christie is originally from Pittsburgh, PA and moved to Florida in 2002.  Christie has a master level degree in Speech-Language Pathology.  She graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology degree from West Virginia University and went on to persue her master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Tennessee.  Christie has experience working in many settings including the public school system, hospitals, outpatient rehabilitation centers, child hearing services, behavioral learning and speech therapy center for autism, as well as, private practice and home healthcare.  Her love of children brought her into the pediatric arena.  As owner and director of Sunshine SPOT, she is excited to be an integral piece of such an amazing and committed group of therapists and families.  Throughout her career, Christie has worked with a variety of children with a wide range of diagnoses and disabilities.  She is also certified as an Infant-Toddler Developmental Specialist focusing on early intervention services for children ages birth to three.  Outside of work, Christie is busy raising her three children and spending time with her husband.  


Bailey Andersen, M.S., CCC-SLP

Bailey Anderson

Director of Speech-Language Services

Speech-Language Pathologist

Bailey is a native upstate New Yorker, but moved to Florida with her family while she was in high school. She currently resides in the Tampa Bay area with her husband and young son. Bailey received her Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders and her Master of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology at the University of South Florida. Bailey has experience working in many settings including the public school system, hospitals, outpatient-rehab, as well as private practice/home healthcare. She is also certified as an Infant-Toddler Developmental Specialist focusing on early intervention services for children ages birth to three. Bailey has extensive experience working with children with a range of diagnoses and disabilities and currently provides services in Pasco County as a home health speech therapist working mainly with children under three. She enjoys reading, going to the beach, and spending time with family and friends in her spare time.


Marianne Hamor, M.S., CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist

Marianne is a bilingual therapist.  She attended graduate school overseas and in the United States.  Both of her degrees are in communication disorders.  Speech & language pathology is Marianne's passion and she strives to create an enjoyable learning experience.  She has a lifelong dedication to studying and re-mediating communication impairments in children.  Marianne's efforts in the workplace and the community to support diverse patients and encourage their academic success were rewarded with the nomination of the Ida S. Baker award in 2010.  She is also certified as an Early Interventionist focusing on early intervention services for children ages birth to three. Marianne possess more than 18 years of experience in a variety of settings from home health to hospitals to schools.


Davina Wallace, M.S., CCC-SLP

Davina

Speech-Language Pathologist

Davina Wallace is originally from Brooklyn, New York and moved to Tampa, Florida in 1992. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders and Master of Science degree in Speech Pathology from the State University of New York, College at Geneseo. Davina worked for Hillsborough County Public School for 20 years. She has extensive experience working with children with a range of diagnoses and disabilities and currently provides services to children ages 1-18 years of age. She is also certified as an Early Interventionist focusing on early intervention services for children ages birth to three. In her spare time she enjoys the beach, reading, watching Netflix and spending time with her teenage boys.


Paige Griffiths, M.S., CF-SLP

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Speech-Language Pathologist

Paige is originally from Canada and has lived in the Tampa Bay Area for the past 12 years.  In 2013, she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Sciences and Disorder with a minor in American Sign Language from the University of South Florida.  Following graduation, she spent a year working as a preschool teacher. She taught children ranging from 2.5 to 4 years old.  In 2016, she received her Masters of Science degree in Speech- Language Pathology from the University of South Florida.  Paige has 10 years of experience of working with children. She has been a personal childcare provider for families throughout the Tampa Bay Area. Her clinical experience includes working with all age groups, in a variety of settings, including inpatient rehab and home health. She has treated and evaluated patients with a variety of disorders including hearing impairments, traumatic brain injury, oral motor and feeding issues, autism spectrum disorder, fluency disorders, and phonological disorders. Paige enjoys spending time with her loving dog, great friends and completing in local running races.


Tara Woodill, M.S., CCC-SLP

 Tara Woodill

Speech-Language Pathologist

Tara is a Florida native and military wife who has moved around with her husband over the past 20 years. She is now here to stay and resides in the Tampa Bay area with her husband and young son. Tara is a Speech-Language Pathologist and a Florida Certified Elementary School Educator who received a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from University of Central Florida, a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from University of South Florida, and completed a Master of Science degree in Speech Language Pathology at Nova Southeastern University.  Tara has 10 years experience working in public school systems as a teacher, speech therapy assistant and a B.S. Speech Therapist in a mentor program. Her clinical experiences include working with individuals of all ages in outpatient-rehab and private practice/home healthcare. Tara has treated and evaluated individuals with hearing impairments, dysphagia, apraxia of speech, articulation and phonological disorders, language disorders, fluency disorders, neurodegenerative disorders, aphasia, autism spectrum disorder, and voice disorders. Tara enjoys working with the pediatric population and is passionate about connecting with and engaging each child in a manner that supports their individual needs. In her spare time, she enjoys scrapbooking, exercising and spending time with family.

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10501 Rochester Way
Tampa, FL 33626
Phone: 813.833.0090
Fax: 813.852.6373

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We Treat

Sunshine S.P.O.T. treats a variety of syndromes and disabilities including, but not limited to: 

  • Agenesis of the Corpus Callosum
  • Attention Deficit Disorder
  • Asperger Syndrome
  • Autism
  • Batten Disease
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cochlear Implants
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Cornelia De Lange Syndrome
  • Developmental Delay
  • Down Syndrome
  • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
  • Feeding Deficits
  • Fluency
  • Hearing Impariment
  • Hydrocephaly
  • Hyperlexia
  • Klienfelter Syndrome
  • Language Impairment/Delay
  • Mental Handicap
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Noonan Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorder
  • Specific Learning Disability
  • Speech Impairment/Delay
  • Spina Bifida
  • Tracheostomy Valves
  • Turner Syndrome
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Visual Impairment
  • Voice Disorder

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