Christine Buth Martin, MA, CCC-SLP
Christine Buth Martin, MA, CCC-SLP, is the lead voice therapist at our Voice Center, providing assessment and rehabilitation for patients with a variety of voice disorders. She also teaches preventive voice care and specializes in treatment of vocal performers and professional voice users.
Martin received her Bachelor of Arts in speech and hearing sciences and her Master of Arts in speech pathology from Indiana University. She is Illinois licensed, holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, and is active in their Special Interest Group on voice and voice disorders. She has given national presentations related to the disordered and performing voice, as well as courses on videostroboscopic evaluation and comprehensive voice therapy.
Martin has worked as a speech pathologist for over 20 years in the Chicago area. She also has an extensive musical background, having studied classical piano for 12 years and voice for eight years. She has significant experience as a singer of both musical theater and choral music.
Sweta P. Soni, MA, CCC-SLP
Sweta Soni, MA, CCC-SLP, is a speech pathologist with focused training in Vocology, the science and practice of voice habilitation. She provides voice evaluation and treatment to professional voice users including singers and lecturers. She specializes in treatment of common voice disorders including vocal nodule and muscle tension dysphonia.
Soni completed her bachelor's degree with a double major in vocal music and biology from Drake University and received her master's degree in speech-language pathology at The University of Northern Iowa. She completed her clinical fellowship with an emphasis on voice and swallowing disorders at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. She is licensed in Illinois, holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, and is a member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS).
Soni is a classically trained soprano and continues to perform in the community. She sings both Western classical music as well as contemporary Indian music. She currently teaches in a private vocal studio and provides lectures regarding vocal health to aspiring professional voice users.