Karin B. Wexler

Karin B. Wexler, Ph.D., CCC/SLp, bcs-f





Stuttering therapy,

designed with you,

for you

Karin B Wexler, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-F

Dr. Karin Wexler is an internationally recognized expert on stuttering.  Dr. Wexler is Board Certified as a Fluency and Fluency Disorders Specialist.  She holds Board Recognition as a Mentor for Speech-Language Pathologists wanting to become Fluency Specialists.  Dr. Wexler is an Adjunct Professor at Teachers College (TC), Columbia University in New York City (for over thirty years to date). She is Columbia’s specialist on evaluation, treatment, and prevention of stuttering and cluttering.  In her private speech therapy practice in fluency disorders, Dr. Wexler works with preschoolers, school-age children, adolescents, and adults.  She has two offices.  One office is on the Upper East Side (UES) of Manhattan, with easy access from the Upper West Side (UWS). The other office is in Westchester County, New York, with easy access from Fairfield County, CT; Rockland County, NY; and Bergen County, NJ.

Degrees and Certifications

Dr. Wexler has a Ph.D. in Speech Pathology from Columbia University. She previously earned a Fil.Mag. (M.A.) degree at Uppsala University, Sweden, and M.A. and M.Ph. degrees in Speech Pathology at Teachers College, Columbia University. In her fluency and fluency disorders specialty, she holds all national certifications obtainable. In the general field of Speech-Language Pathology, she is certified in Speech by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), is licensed by New York State, and has additional certifications and training.

Treatment Model

Dr. Wexler’s Client-Centric fluency evaluation and treatment model is uniquely personalized to meet the client’s needs.

Be sure to click on the link for Treatment Model to learn about Dr. Wexler’s approach.

Professional Positions and Honors

Dr. Wexler was Director of Speech and Language Pathology and Audiology at Helen Hayes Hospital, West Haverstraw, NY from1974 to1988. She holds an academic appointment at T.C., Columbia University since 1985, being Adjunct Associate Professor in Communication Sciences and Disorders. She has been teaching graduate courses on fluency disorders and their treatment since 1978. Responsibilities have been clinical, administrative, research, and academic, in hospital, academic, and clinical settings. Dr. Wexler holds and has received numerous honorary appointments, on local, state, and national levels.


I love what I do. It’s as simple as that. Every client is different. Everyone challenges me to use what I know in new creative ways. This work gives my life both meaning and pleasure
— Karin B. Wexler


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