Lyne Defoy

EMT, Québec, Canada

Estill Master Trainer

Speech-Language Pathologist, Speech Consultant
(Languages spoken: French, English)

Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP), Estill EMT

Lyne Defoy is a member of the OOAQ (Ordre des orthophonistes et audiologistes du Québec) and has over 30 years of experience as a Speech-Language Pathologist. She studied Speech-language Pathology  at Université de Montréal. She is extremely passionate about the singing and speaking voice and has expressed herself through singing for her own enjoyment.

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Lyne was a member of the Ensemble Gospel de Québec and the Gamik vocale choir in the soprano section. Lyne has taught a class on voice disorders at Université Laval as part of the master’s Program in Speech-Language Pathology. She practises her chosen profession as a voice specialist at the CHU de Québec-Université Laval, where she is part of the clinical team for people suffering from dysphonia.

Lyne also participated in a voice clinic with Dr. Simon Gagnon, MD, FRCSC otolaryngologist and voice specialist at the Enfant-Jésus hospital of the CHU de Québec-UL. She also offers mentoring for SLP’s in Québec who regularly consult her for guidance in their treatment plans for people suffering from dysphonia. Tailored training for SLPs and other voice professionals is a part of her competency as well. Lyne greatly values the Estill model and is proud to be its ambassador SLPs in Québec!

  1. Speech-Language Pathologist, consultant for La Voix Dynamique

    Lyne is a specialized Speech-Language Pathologist consultant in the field of voice disorders. Her experience with Estill Figures and Qualities in voice therapy makes her the perfect resource for the participants who completed Estill Voice Training Level One and Two.

  2. Mentoring for SLP's

    who have completed an Estill Voice Training Level One and Two course

  3. Research

    1. 2016-2018 "Adaptation and validation of the Quebec-French version of the Voice Handicap Index (VHI-QF) »

    2..2018-2019 "Improving speech-language pathology assessment practices for voice disorders by a community of practice"