Wenatchee Office


1500 S. Mission St.
Wenatchee, WA 98801
509-888-2505 (phone)
509-888-2507 (fax)
Open M-F, 8am-6pm

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Wenatchee Staff

Hal11 Hal Hunsaker, Clinical Director, MS CCC-SLP

Hal Hunsaker is a certified speech language pathologist and serves as the Achieve Center's Director of Therapy. Hal has provided bilingual (English-Spanish) speech language pathology services to both children and adults in Eastern Washington since 1997.

Hal has been recently recognized for his work in treating individuals with swallowing disorders. He was selected as one of five speech language pathologists nationally to instruct and certify therapists in VitalStim therapy. Hal also specializes in the treatment of autism, neurological impairments and language disorders, and has extensive experience working in schools, hospitals, clinics, and rehabilitation settings.  

He enjoys sports and spending time outdoors with his family. Hal and his wife Traci are the parents of five children: Jorden, Ryen, Averi, Gabe and Luke.

Hal holds a Masters degree in communication disorders from Eastern Washington University and a Bachelors degree from Brigham Young University.  
Ryan11 Ryan Edwards, MA CCC-SLP

Ryan Edwards is a certified and bilingual speech-language pathologist at the Achieve Center.   He enjoys working with the pediatric population in helping them achieve their limitless potential through communication.

He and his wife and daughter live here in Wenatchee. When not at work, he loves to spend time with his family and has a passion for playing and following sports.
Ryan received his Master’s degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences from Washington State University. He also holds a BA in Communicative Disorders from Utah State University and a BS in Business Management from Utah Valley University.   
Jean11 Jean  Richtsmeier, MS CCC-SLP

Jean is a native of Spokane, Washington and a graduate of the University of Washington with a Masters Degree in Speech Pathology. She and her husband, Tom, have five grown children and six grandchildren.

Jean has been fortunate to practice speech pathology in Idaho, New Mexico, and Washington State with experience in schools, hospital, home health, and community based clinics. Communication is power; and all of her past and current clients have powered her love of this profession.

Tom and Jean share a love of hiking, cross-country skiing, and gardening. The only thing better is showing grandchildren these activities. She says, "Let’s all enjoy our beautiful outdoors, then come over to the Achieve Center and we’ll talk about it!"
Shana 11 Shana Anders, PT, DPT 

Shana Anders is a physical therapist at the Wenatchee Achieve Center. She has been practicing physical therapy in the Wenatchee Valley since 2010. She continues to build a relationship with other pediatric therapists in the region and strongly feels that a coordinated, family-centered approach to physical therapy is essential for the success of any child.

Shana and her husband Jeremy are avid Wenatchee Wild hockey fans, active in the community, and both involved with the Washington State Apple Blossom Festival and the Wenatchee Central Lions Club.

Shana holds a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from University of Puget Sound and a Bachelors of Science from Seattle Pacific University. 
Darby211 Darby Miller, SLPA

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Patty11 Patty Garcia, SLPA

Patty was born and raised in the Wenatchee Valley. She attended Eastmont High School and then received her Bachelor's degree from Washington State University. She is bilingual (English-Spanish).

Patty and her husband Steve love to travel. In her spare time, Patty is an independent beauty consultant for Mary Kay.
Jacob11 Jacob Buchanan, SLPA

Jacob graduated from Eastern Washington Universitywith a Bachelor's degree in Communication Disorders in 2006.  He started with the Achieve Center in 2011.

In his spare time, Jacob enjoys being outdoors with his wife and five children.