Katrina "Kat" Takikawa, MS, CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist, Clinical Supervisor

Katrina (“Kat”) Takikawa earned her Master of Science degree with an Autism Concentration from MGH Institute of Health Professions in 2013. Kat has worked in a variety of settings, including a school collaborative and private practice. She has experience providing 1:1 therapy for clients aged 2-24 years old with autism spectrum disorders, intellectual disability, developmental delay, expressive and receptive language disorders, speech sound disorders, childhood apraxia of speech, and emotional-behavioral disorders. In addition, she has instructed groups focusing on social skills, activities of daily living, women’s health, self-advocacy, executive function, and self-regulation. Kat’s areas of interest include pragmatic language, autism spectrum disorders, and independent living skills. Kat strongly believes in a “team approach” and enjoys collaborating with families and other professionals. She is passionate about making therapy a fun experience and creating a nurturing learning environment. She also strives to “bring therapy home” by providing families the tools and strategies to foster and support their child’s communication skills throughout their day. In her free time, Kat enjoys traveling, yoga, spending time with her family, trying new restaurants, and biking around the city.