Meet Karen Sharpe
After her Bachelor of Science in Communication Disorders at Minot State, Karen obtained a Master of Science in Audiology from the University of Wyoming in 2002 and a Doctorate of Audiology from Salus University in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania in 2007. She is a member in good standing with the licensing body of the Saskatchewan Association of Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists (SASLPA), and certified by both the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) and its Canadian counterpart, Speech Language & Audiology Canada (SAC).
Previous appointments include committee memberships on the MED-EL Audiology Advisory board in both the United States and Canada, and more recently as a board member of the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission Committee (SHRC) for Deaf/deaf and Hard of Hearing Individuals.
She is a certified provider for Worker’s Compensation (SK, MB, AB, BC, ON), Supplementary Health SK, NIHB and Veterans Affairs DVA/VAC
Rochelle is our admin assistant and has been with us since 2019. Originally from Langham, she and her husband Rob have 2 teenagers.
Many of our old Hearing Aid Plan clients will also recognize Sherry as a familiar face. We were able to talk her out of retirement in early 2019 and she has been with us ever since!
Meet Isabelle Josephina von Bingen
The newest addition to Thrive, Bella, is our resident support dog. She enjoys coming to work and greeting people, playing fetch, and giving wicked high-fives. When not at work, her hobbies are riding snowmobiles and chasing her cat, Sophie.
Why Choose Thrive Hearing?
Independent and local, Thrive Hearing Solutions has quickly become one of the most trusted audiology practices in Saskatoon since we opened our doors in 2017. In 2019, we expanded our services to include Nipawin and surrounding area. At Thrive, we believe all individuals should have access to high quality and personalized hearing healthcare, which is why we are recognized with Consumer Choice Award, Saskatoon Chamber (SABEX), and Community Votes! Most importantly are the recommendations and referrals that we receive from our patients. We are passionate about helping you hear your best!
Our audiologist, Karen Sharpe, formerly of the Saskatchewan Hearing Aid Plan, has been providing personal, exceptional hearing services since 2002, and since 2009 in the Saskatoon area. Not only does she treat hearing loss and disorders of the auditory system, but with a husband who has a hearing impairment, she understands ho haring loss can affect communication and quality of life.
•Educational seminars to the general public
•Presentations upon request to clubs and organizations
Keeping Patients Informed
We think it’s important to provide the most current information about hearing solutions for my patients. We complete many hours of professional development each year and considerably more than the minimum requirement. The field of hearing health care is always rapidly changing and we feel it’s important to keep up to date so that we can provide the highest level of care.
Hearing Aid Service
Thrive Hearing Solutions can repair and service many different makes and models of hearing aids.
Hearing Aid Sales
Thrive Hearing Solutions provides a variety of amazing hearing aid brands for all our customers
Hearing assessments are offered to adults and children school-aged and up.