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Natalie is a senior bilingually (English- Russian) certified clinician at ChattyKiddo Pediatric Therapy and is the founder of the practice. Natalie is fully licensed to practice in both California and New York. She is also ASHA certified and has written for ASHA sphere. Natalie has worked toward the realization of her private practice for over a decade, one treatment session at a time. Natalie is a true developmentalist whose extensive clinical experience includes working within public and private schools, outpatient facilities, and university clinics.  Special interests and trainings include speech sound and motor planning disorders (Apraxia), PROMPT (level 2 trained and in process of earning final certification), Social Pragmatic disorders, Autism. 

When not in therapy sessions Natalie loves entertaining her three year old son, hiking with her husband Alex, experimenting with Ottolenghi recipes in the kitchen and traveling. Natalie is also an avid runner who enjoys training for various local races.    

Alex- Natalie's husband and co-founder of Chattykiddo Pediatric Therapy. Alex has a degree in International Business from Chapman University. At Chattykiddo he is in charge of financial operations. He is also often in charge of making family dinners. Alex enjoys cooking almost as much as he loves playing tennis! 





Natalie (Romanchukevich) Tipakov MS.CCC.- SLP, TSSLD


Marcela is our invaluable administrative assistant who works diligently to make sure Chattykiddo Pediatric is up to date with emails, billing documentation, and scheduling. She is a true perfectionist and we are so happy she joined our team in 2022!