At Austin Voice Institute we offer a wide variety of services related to the management of voice and speech disorders for adults and children. Our clients include attorneys, physicians, business executives, radio broadcasters, teachers/professors, sales executives, ministers, actors and singers. Learn More

Voice Disorders
Clear Speech
Accent Modification
Accent Reduction
Presentation Skills
Interview Preparation
Listening Skills
Voice Improvement
Tongue Thrust
LSVT (Lee Silverman)
Broadcast voice coaching
Overcoming Stage Fright
Lessac-Madsen Resonant Voice Therapy
Casper Flow Phonation Therapy
Safe Screaming Technique

Individual and Group Sessions Available!

For at least the past 2 years I have suffered with a "sore throat" that was quite debilitating. I went through probably 5-6 of antibiotics, 3-4 rounds of steroids and even an unnecessary surgery before I was diagnosed as having vocal cord bowing. I was sent to Dara Allen-Voice Specialist. Since about June 07, I have been under the therapy of Mrs. Allen, and my life professionally and personally has taken a turn for the markedly improved. Now I am no longer afflicted with the daily 3PM sore throat-am able to function much better; and when the throat does act up, I know how to relieve it..without drugs. Dara has me now off caffeine, I am now drinking water, and she has taught me to speak in a much more vocally healthy manner.

Dara is great. She has a pleasant disposition, and makes this whole process somehow easier and dare I say it, fun. I cannot recommend her highly enough.

Matt Sloan, M.D

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