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Natalie McManus, founder and owner of Professionally Speaking, is:

- a Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist

- a Designated Linklater Voice Instructor

- a Certified Forensics (Speech) Coach

- an Actor

….with over 30 years of experience.

Natalie will work with you on the physical/vocal aspects of public speaking; the use of visual aids; and other techniques for enhancing any presentation. She will help you present yourself in a more professional manner in order to improve your ability to make career advancements. Actors and Professionals will improve their voice/speech skills, to help avoid or alleviate vocal damage.


Professionally Speaking is located in the Washington, DC Metro area. Natalie sees clients in her office, but is willing to travel to your place of business or university setting within the United States to work with you and your associates.


Natalie is a member of:


  • VASTA (Voice and Speech Trainers Association)

  • The Linklater Voice Centre Community, as a Designated Linklater Voice Teacher (

  • ASHA (American Speech-Language Hearing Association), and is a Certified and Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist

  • The National Forensics League (NFL), and is a Certified Forensics Coach (Public Speaking)

  • Toastmasters, Tally-Ho Chapter.

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