Caryn Herring, M.S., CCC-SLP is a person who stutters, speech-language pathologist, and a doctoral candidate at Michigan State University. She received her B.A. in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Pittsburgh with a certificate in American Sign Language, and her M.S. in Speech-Language Hearing Sciences from Purdue University.
Caryn has worked clinically with children and adults who stutter and was the SLP at SAY: The Stuttering Association for the Young for 5 years. Caryn is the chairperson of the board of directors of Friends – The National Association of Young People Who Stutter and co-hosts the StutterTalk B-Team Podcast. She is also actively involved in the National Stuttering Association, serving as a chapter leader for 7 years, and currently serves as the president of the MSU student support organization, Spartan Stuttering Group.
Research and Teaching:
Caryn teaches the Introduction to CSD course and the Graduate Counseling course at MSU, and has previously taught at New York University, The University of Pittsburgh, and Duquesne University. Caryn has also served as a clinical supervisor at both MSU and Duquesne University. Caryn’s research interests include the process of desensitization and reducing the adverse cognitive and affective components of stuttering. She is interested in implementing systematic exposure therapy by using voluntary stuttering.