Clinical Information


  • Adult Voice and Swallowing

Brienne Hennessy, MA, CCC-SLP

Senior Clinical Speech Pathologist

Brienne Hennessy, MA, CCCSLP, is a Speech-Language Pathologist at the UW Voice and Swallow Clinics in Madison, WI. She attended the University of Victoria, receiving a Bachelor of Arts with distinction in Linguistics. She completed her Master of Arts in Speech Pathology at the University of Iowa, with subspecialty training in Vocology. She was the first graduate student chosen to complete an 8-week internship at the Emory Voice Center, where she obtained hands-on training in voice diagnostics and behavioral intervention techniques. She completed her clinical fellowship training at Vanderbilt Voice Center.

Her clinical interest and specialty include care of the professional speaking voice, tracheoesophageal voice prosthesis management for laryngectomees, functional voice disorders, and spasmodic dysphonia (SD). Her research interests include factors that contribute to the onset of SD, vocal health and prevention, and functional outcomes of therapy.

Certificates: American Speech Language Hearing Association Certificate of Clinical Competency
Licenses: Speech, Language Pathology
(608) 263-3477

MC 7375
MADISON, WI 53792-0001


  • Clinical Fellowship, Vanderbilt Voice Center
  • Bachelor of Arts, Linguistics, University of Victoria
  • Master of Arts, Speech Pathology and Vocology, University of Iowa

Clinical Specialties

Adult Voice and Swallowing