Meet Our Team

We have a dedicated team of board certified, career Orofacial Myologists waiting to help you and your family.

Sandra Coulson, MS, ST, ED, COM

Clinical Professor of Orofacial Myology

Currently Sandra is a Clinical Professor of Orofacial Myology at The Graduate School of Behavioral Health Sciences where she teaches online courses for dentists, hygienists, speech pathologists, and other professionals.

Spearheading the practice, Sandra Coulson has dedicated the majority of her working life (no she is NOT interested in "retiring") to furthering the work of Myo-Functional Therapy. She has done this through contribution to both the local community and throughout the globe by educating practitioners from the fields of Dentistry, Oral Health, Speech Pathology and Allied Health fields on her methods.

Read more about Sandra and her career here.

Laura Eckhardt, COM, BA, ED

Orofacial Myologist

Laura Eckhardt holds a BA in Social Sciences from Colorado State University and Education Teaching Licensure from the University of Denver. Part of her training was in spending 5 years working for her father, a dentist in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She trained under Sandra Coulson and has been working for Sandra Coulson and Associates for ten years. Laura has completed and was awarded the certification in OM in 2012.

Laura has many years of experience working with children of all ages and has two children of her own. She works hard to make therapy fun and individualized to meet the needs of each particular patient. Laura works with patients for orofacial muscle dysfunction, tongue thrust, thumb and finger habits, open mouth rest posture and tongue placement.

Brittany Bailey, BS, CSOM

Orofacial Myologist

Brittany Bailey received a Bachelors degree in Health Sciences from Metropolitan State University of Denver and minored in Nutrition. Throughout her time in college, she also took advantage of various opportunities that included craniosacral courses, working with youth in various capacities and assisting in a chiropractor’s office. Through personal experience, Brittany was intrigued by Orofacial Myology and decided to pursue learning more about the field. She observed Sandy professionally while also going through therapy as a patient.

She received her certification in OM from the Graduate School of Behavioral Health Sciences. Brittany has also started graduate school to get her Masters in Applied Breathing Sciences to further her passion of helping people achieve overall wellness.  


Lynne Theiss, BS, RDH, CSOM

Orofacial Myologist

Growing up in the Wheatridge area, Lynne’s father was a dentist. She was introduced to working at his office as a teen. After graduating, with honors, from the University of Colorado School of Dentistry, with a BS in dental hygiene, she took advantage of an opportunity to live and work in Switzerland. She returned to the US and continuing to practice dental hygiene. Lynne continues to practice in the Golden area.

She received her certification in OM from the Graduate School of Behavioral Health Sciences and has referred patients to Sandra for OM therapy for more than 30 years. The results of OM therapy continue to amaze her. Incorporating her many years of experience and knowledge in the dental field with OM therapy has been a natural and exciting transition. She is thrilled to be a member of Sandra’s team.

She and her husband have their home in the foothills, where they raised their children.

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