Meet the Staff

Southwest Rehabilitation in North Bend provides inclusive, customized therapy services for children, adolescents, and adults.

Our therapists offer expertise in a variety of speech, language, voice and swallowing disorders and serve patients throughout the area.

All therapists hold master’s degrees, are licensed by the State of Oregon and have received the Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).

Melody Sheldon, ClinScD., CCC-SLP

Melody Sheldon, Clin.Sc.D., CCC-SLP has over 30 years of experience in treating children and adults in a variety of settings. After graduating from Western Washington University in Bellingham, Washington with a Master’s Degree and completed her externship at the Seattle Veterans Administration Medical Center, she recently completed her Clinical Doctoral Degree in Speech-Language Pathology at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions in Provo, Utah. She is credentialed to perform LSVT, Lessac-Madson, Vital Stim and many others programs and procedures.

Coletta Manske, M.A. CFY-SLP

Coletta Manske, M.A., CFY-SLP is originally from Michigan and completed her graduate program at Calvin University. She is interested in all aspects of speech-language pathology, though she is especially interested in voice, augmentative and alternative communication, and autism. She enjoys working with Parkinson’s patients and is credentialed in SPEAK OUT! In her free time, she enjoys singing and reading. She is excited to explore the Oregon Coast!

Holly Howard, M.S. CCC-SLP

Holly Howard, M.S., CCC-SLP grew up in Reno, Nevada and received her master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Nevada, Reno. She enjoys working in all areas of the field but is especially interested in adult swallowing disorders, aphasia, traumatic brain injury, and dysarthria. When not seeing patients, Holly can be found exploring the Oregon coast with her dog Goose!

Ashley Warrick, B.A., SLPA

Ashley Warrick, B.A., SLPA is a native of Coos Bay, Oregon. Ashley graduated from Maryville University with a B.S. in communication Sciences and Disorders. Ashley worked in the public schools as a substitute teacher and a social-emotional learning intervention specialist for several years. She joined our team of therapists in June of 2023.  She enjoys working with all age groups but especially likes working with literacy disorders, expressive and receptive language disorders, and pediatric feeding difficulties.

Carrie Brown, B.A., SLPA

Carrie Brown, B.S., SLPA is from Coquille, Oregon. Carrie worked at the South Coast Educational Service District and signed on with Southwest Rehabilitation as a permanent therapist in September 2024. Carrie’s experience includes working with children who have a variety of speech and language delays and disorders. She is particularly interested in childhood apraxia and the very young with delayed onset of language. She completed her Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Western Oregon University and completed the SLPA certification from Chemeketa Community College.

Rhonda Hayes, Office Manager

Rhonda Hayes manages our office ensuring that we are doing our best to meet our patient needs! She is the smiling face that greets you as you enter our office. She attends Southwest Oregon Community College and is currently working on her degree in Business.

Suzie Calvert, Accounts Manager

Suzie Calvert manages insurance and billing needs for our office. She is the go to person for the behind the scenes financial aspects involved in rehabilitation care.