Gracia Holtz

Clinic/Early Intervention, M.Ed., CCC-SLP

Gracia Holtz has provided innovative and compassionate speech and language services for over 20 years. In 2001, Gracia earned her Masters degree from the University of Virginia and began working within the Metro-DC area. In 2004, Gracia founded her pediatric practice in Northern Virginia where she provided services to children and their families as a respected therapist, educational advocate, and mentor to area professionals. Throughout her career, Gracia pursued additional education and training including DIR-Floortime, the Affect Based Language Curriculum (ABLC), Visualizing and Verbalizing, LiPs, feeding and Food Chaining, auditory processing disorders, apraxia of speech, and sensory-oral motor techniques. Gracia is PROMPT trained and certified by the American Speech and Hearing Association.

Gracia has special interests in autism, feeding and swallowing difficulties, executive functioning, auditory processing, dyspraxia, tongue thrust, and reading challenges. She understands and respects the unique challenges and learning differences of all children. Gracia has been commended by parents for motivating children through her creative and energetic approach to treatment.

Gracia resides in Short Pump with her husband and three school-aged children. She is passionate about traveling, music, and spending time with her extended family.