Heather Ritchie, MSc, Aud(C), RAUD, RHIP, Registered Audiologist & Hearing Instrument Practitioner
Heather joined the Neil Squire team after earning her Master of Science in Audiology from the University of British Columbia’s School of Audiology and Speech Sciences in 2019. As a dually certified Audiologist and Hearing Instrument Practitioner, she is licensed to practice audiology and perform hearing aid fittings under the College of Speech and Hearing Health Professionals of British Columbia (CSHBC). She holds an advanced certificate in Cerumen Management. Heather completed her Tinnitus Retraining Therapy (TRT) and Decreased Sound Tolerance (DST) training with Drs Pawel and Margaret Jastreboff.
As each person’s journey to better hearing is unique, Heather strives to develop strategies that are tailored to each person’s requirements. She closely follows the newest developments in hearing research, using recent advances in technology to find evidence-based solutions for her clients’ communication needs. She finds it deeply rewarding to help people achieve their potential and watch the quality of their lives improve.
Heather serves as the Director of Private Practice Audiology on the Speech and Hearing BC (SHBC) Provincial Council. She is a clinically certified member of Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC), as well as an active member of the Canadian Academy of Audiologists (CAA).