Mackenzie was born and raised in the small town of Newton, North Carolina. She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with bachelor’s degrees in both Psychology and Linguistics in May of 2019. Mackenzie continued to follow her passion for knowledge and experience which led her to East Carolina University where she graduated with her Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders in May of 2021. She is licensed by the North Carolina Board of Examiners and holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech Language and Hearing Association (ASHA).
Mackenzie has experience with the pediatric population in the areas of receptive/expressive language delays, childhood apraxia of speech, articulation disorders, fluency disorders and phonological processing disorders. She is familiar and has worked with children of all ages and with a variety of diagnoses such as Down Syndrome, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), and Auditory Processing Disorder. Mackenzie has always had a passion for working with pediatrics and enjoys seeing children progress and meet their goals.
During her free time, Mackenzie enjoys eating all types of desserts, spending time outside, and playing with her dogs.