Treatment of dysphemia or stuttering

From Centro Integra, located , we carry out the  diagnosis and treatment of dysphemia or stuttering through our team of Speech Therapists .



The stuttering or stammering  as more commonly known, is an alteration of verbal fluency . Dysphemia or stuttering is characterized by the frequent repetition or prolongation of sounds, syllables or words or by frequent doubts or pauses that interrupt the rhythmic flow of speech.

It is usual that during the learning of speech, the child goes through a period in which his speech is not very fluent, it is due to a normal stage within the development of language. Sometimes it may happen that suddenly and with just cause, you speak worse or even stop speaking, this may be due, for example, to jealousy or nerves about a change in your life.

In adulthood, dysphemia or stuttering can appear due to various factors such as that it has not been treated correctly during childhood, after suffering a cardiovascular accident, for emotional reasons or the experience of traumatic events or stress .


There are some symptoms that can alert us to the existence of a dysphemia or stuttering problem and for which a speech therapist should be consulted.

In the case of children we would find:

  • If the child repeats sounds, words, or phrases
  • If prolonged sounds or blockages occur when speaking
  • If the child has an alteration in breathing or tone of voice
  • If we observe an increase in muscle tension due to the effort to conclude what is meant
  • If you gesticulate a lot when talking
  • If we see that you are ashamed to speak and even try to avoid it
  • If you have trouble communicating and feel frustrated about it
  • If there is a family history of stuttering

In the case of adults , among the symptoms of dysphemia or stuttering for which we should go to the Speech Therapist we would find:

  • Repeating sounds, words, or parts of words or phrases when speaking
  • Feeling extreme anxiety when speaking which generates a lot of discomfort
  • Shy or withdrawn when talking face-to-face with one or more people
  • Tics, either with eye movement, moving the head or some other part of the body
  • Show tension in voice
  • Feeling of lack of control when speaking


To know which is the most appropriate treatment for dysphemia or stuttering, it  is necessary to take into account the individual situation and the characteristics of each specific case. In many cases of dysphemia or stuttering, speech therapy and psychological treatment are combined.

At the language level, the Speech therapist will teach techniques and tools to control the rhythm and speed of speech and phono-respiratory coordination in order to improve speaking fluency and achieve effective communication.

If the Psychologist intervenes , he will work on an emotional and self-esteem level and training in relaxation exercises to make them feel calmer and reduce the anxiety caused by talking and interacting with other people.

If you are looking for a speech therapist for the treatment of dysphemia or stuttering , do not hesitate to contact us.

Other treatments that the speech therapist can help you with are:

  • Language and / or speech delay
  • Dyslalia , problem in the articulation of phonemes
  • Dysphonia , commonly known as hoarseness
  • Atypical swallowing
  • Disglosia
  • Dysphasia , difficulty speaking and / or understanding spoken speech
  • Dysarthria , difficulty controlling or coordinating the muscles that intervene in speech, or due to a weakness of the same
  • fasia is a disorder caused by lesions in the parts of the brain that control language. It can affect writing, reading, and expressing what you want to say.
  • Hearing disorders
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Alexa Clark specializes in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. She has experience in listening and welcoming in Individual Therapy and Couples Therapy. It meets demands such as generalized anxiety, professional, love and family conflicts, stress, depression, sexual dysfunction, grief, and adolescents from 15 years of age. Over the years, She felt the need to conduct the psychotherapy sessions with subtlety since She understands that the psychologist acts as a facilitator of self-understanding and self-acceptance, valuing each person's respect, uniqueness, and acceptance.

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