Vocal Coach and Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist in Austin, Texas   512-466-5013   

Vocal health is not only essential to the artist, but is also a basic component of well-being.

Dara W. Allen, MS, CCC-SLP offers services related to the management of voice, speech and upper airway disorders for adults and children. She also teaches correct breathing and breath retraining through the Butyeko Breathing method. Dara values the team approach and works alongside many physicians to help develop the best course of treatment for each patient.

In addition to her work with patients, Dara is in demand as a vocal coach to broadcasters all over the nation. She also offers coaching for listening skills, presentation skills, interview preparation, and voice improvement. Clients include attorneys, physicians, business executives, teachers/professors, sales executives, ministers, actors, singers, and other professionals and non-professionals.

Available for in-person consultation in the Austin, Texas area or via telephone or online.


For as long as I can remember, I have been fascinated by the voice. I was trained as a classical soprano over 20 years ago and then began performing in concert and on the musical theater stage. Since that time, I have enjoyed teaching many people how to sing and how to sing better! At a certain point, I realized that I wanted to know MORE about the voice and speech mechanism, and I wanted to reach more people. I went back to school and have been working as a speech pathologist and voice coach for the past 10 years. It is very rewarding to be able to combine and focus all of my training to help others heal, speak, breathe, sing and communicate more freely. I have diverse training in a many voice and speech techniques and am also a certified Buteyko Breathing practitioner.

Every person is unique and has different needs depending upon diagnosis, history, and goals. During my sessions, I listen to my clients and rely on my experience, training, science and intuition to help determine what techniques, exercises and tools are going to be the most effective.

I would love to be able to help you achieve your personal and professional goals. Please check out my site, and let me know if I can help you along your journey.