Dr. Reichel is a researcher in the field of fluency disorders and in professional preparation of graduate students in fluency disorders courses. She has conducted multinational surveys to explore clinicians’ opinions regarding stuttering and cluttering treatment, diagnosis and professional preparation. She integrated various additional curricula in her fluency disorders courses to explore:

  • Innovative treatments based on knowledge of neural and social sciences that can expedite the effectiveness and treatment time of stuttering intervention
  • The effects of various theoretical interdisciplinary paradigms on facilitating confidence, hope, and optimism in future clinicians who plan to treat fluency disorders.
  • Various training modules for improving negative attitudes toward people with fluency disorders.

As the Chair of the Committee of International Representatives of the International Cluttering Association, Dr. Reichel facilitates the dissemination of research findings in cluttering and combined cases of cluttering and stuttering among fluency specialists worldwide.