Heather L Robinson


Office Visit - Speech Therapy, Video Visit - Speech Therapy

Welcome to Idaho Face & Voice

Providing comprehensive, intuitive and personalized Speech Language Pathology care for over 30 years, Heather has expertise in the management of voice disorders, breathing pattern disorders and upper airway impairments. She has advanced clinical practice as a Facial Therapy Specialist.

Heather is an Idaho-licensed and ASHA-certified speech pathologist with extensive experience with the following populations:

  • Occupational voice users (teachers, singers, sales, call center, attorneys, actors, clergy, etc.)
  • Athletes with Exercise Induced Laryngeal Obstruction (EILO)
  • Individuals with Inducible Laryngeal Obstruction (ILO), also known as Vocal Cord Dysfunction (VCD)
  • Gender affirming voice and communication training
  • Globus Pharyngeus - “lump in throat” sensation
  • Irritable Larynx Syndrome (ILS)
  • Long COVID
  • Peripheral Facial Nerve Injury - Bell’s Palsy, Ramsay Hunt Syndrome, Acoustic Neuroma Resection, other
  • Pulmonary compromised (Idiopathic dyspnea, CF, COPD/emphysema, RADS/chemical inhalation injury, adult onset asthma)
  • Refractory Chronic Cough / Unexplained Chronic Cough

Specialty Training and Certifications

VOICE - Behavioral and Qualitative Analysis of Voice and Resonance - Casper-Stone Confidential Flow Therapy - Conversation Training Therapy - Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) and Laryngopharyngeal Reflux Disease (LPRD) Management - Gender Affirming Voice Training - OutCare Certified - Laryngeal Function Studies - Lessac-Madsen Resonant Voice Therapy - Manual Therapy and Myofascial Release - Manual Circumlaryngeal Therapy (circumlaryngeal massage and manual laryngeal reposturing) - Phonation Resistance Training Exercise (PhoRTE) - Resistive Muscle Strength Training - Semi Occluded Vocal Tract Exercises

BREATHING - Assessment of Breathing Pattern Disorders - Buteyko Breathing Method - Exercise Induced Laryngeal Obstruction Biphasic Inspiratory (EILOBI) breathing training - Functional Breathing Pattern Training - Laryngeal Control Therapy - Resistive Muscle Strength Training

COUGH SUPPRESSION THERAPY - Assessment of Breathing and Cough - Behavioral Cough Suppression Therapy - Globus Pharyngeus Behavioral Management -Reflux Management - Irritable Larynx Syndrome Management

FACIAL RETRAINING - Neuromuscular Retraining for Facial Paralysis, Paresis and Synkinesis - Management of Post Facial Paralysis Smile Dysfunction - Assessment and Therapy Management of Facial Palsy in Children - Post Operative Considerations in Facial Retraining Therapy

Heather uses evidence-based practices, a trauma-Informed model of care, and patent-centered therapy for optimal outcomes.

Education and Memberships

Heather completed her master’s degree in Speech Language Pathology at the University of North Texas in 1992. She earned her undergraduate degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders at South Dakota State University. Heather is a member of the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA) and ASHA’s Special Interest Group: Voice and Upper Airway Disorders.


Heather enjoys hiking in the Boise Foothills and gardening.

What we're about

Partnering in your care

We embrace a world where every voice deserves to be heard and every individual could benefit from a caring, comprehensive approach to wellness. That mission allows a space where warmth meets quality care, and every patient feels empowered to meet their goals. At Idaho Face & Voice, we're committed to understanding and supporting your goals of clear, confident communication.

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