Dr. Kaela Fasman earned her bachelor’s degree in speech, language, and hearing sciences from Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas, and a clinical Doctorate of Audiology (Au.D.) from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Kaela is passionate about providing excellent care and improving the quality of life of her patients and their families. She values her opportunity to help people live healthier and happier lives through improved communication and tinnitus relief. She enjoys educating friends, family, and patients about tinnitus and hearing loss.
Alison LaBrec earned her degree in speech, language, and hearing sciences from the University of Colorado and received her clinical Doctorate of Audiology (Au.D.) from the University of Texas. While completing her graduate degree, Alison was heavily involved in tinnitus research. She valued the opportunity to contribute to research focused on improving the quality of life for individuals with tinnitus.
Alison completed her clinical externship at a private practice in Manhattan. There she enjoyed working with patients of all ages to achieve improved hearing health.
Outside of work, she enjoys spending time outdoors with her fiancé, Andrew, and their Australian Shepherd, Louie.
Licensed doctor of Audiology Julie Prutsman, or "Dr. Julie", as everyone calls her, is an expert at helping people hear better and treating tinnitus. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from Marietta College, her Master’s Degree in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences from the University of Colorado and her Doctorate Degree in Audiology from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry’s School of Audiology. She is a member of the Colorado Academy of Audiology, American Academy of Audiology, International Hearing Society, and American Tinnitus Association.
Dr. Julie grew up in Highlands Ranch and is a graduate of Highlands Ranch High School.
Read 26 verified patient reviews for Sound Relief Tinnitus & Hearing Center - Golden! Their average review score is 4.96 () from 26 reviews.
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“Moving my tinnitus from 8-9 to 2-3 is profound. The result is more energy during the day, restfulness and night, and the ability to pay more attention to what others are saying and doing. Extraordinary, to say the least.”
Received 06/07/2023Official Response from Sound Relief Tinnitus & Hearing Center - Golden:“Thank you for the review, Peter! We are absolutely thrilled to hear about the profound improvement in your tinnitus, from a level of 8-9 down to 2-3. It's truly extraordinary!”
“Dr. Fasman has been exceptional. She goes above and beyond for all my hearing needs.”
Received 06/05/2023Official Response from Sound Relief Tinnitus & Hearing Center - Golden:“Thank you for the review, Mike!”
“I've been working with Dr. Kaela Fasman for maybe a year now, to get the right hearing aid and settings for hearing loss due to middle ear surgery. She is attentive, kind and knowledgeable. I totally feel like I have an ally in coping with my hearing issues and getting the best performance out of my hearing aid. I would recommend her to anyone looking for this type of expertise.”
Received 05/30/2023Official Response from Sound Relief Tinnitus & Hearing Center - Golden:“Meg, thank you for taking the time to share your positive experience with Dr. Fasman! We're delighted to hear that she has been instrumental in helping you find the right hearing aid and settings to address your hearing loss following middle ear surgery.”
“My hearing aids have a component that really helps with my tinnitus. Working with Dr. LaBrec and the staff at the Golden office has been so easy. Whenever there's a problem, I just have to call and they either help me via phone or arrange for me to come in that day.”
Received 05/18/2023Official Response from Sound Relief Tinnitus & Hearing Center - Golden:“Lois, thank you for sharing your positive experience with Dr. LaBrec and the staff at the Golden office. It's great to hear that they have been helpful and accommodating when it comes to addressing any issues with your hearing aids. ”
“I have seen Dr. LaBrec since my first session. I found her to be very thorough and responsive to questions and concerns.”
Received 05/17/2023Official Response from Sound Relief Tinnitus & Hearing Center - Golden:“Thank you for sharing your positive experience with Dr. LaBrec! It's wonderful to hear that you have been seeing her since your first session and that you found her to be thorough and responsive to your questions and concerns. Having an audiologist who is thorough and attentive to your needs is essential, and it's great to know that Dr. LaBrec exemplified these qualities. Your comfort and understanding are important, and it's fantastic that she addressed your questions and concerns effectively. We appreciate your feedback and trust in Dr. LaBrec's expertise. If you have any further questions or need additional support, don't hesitate to reach out. Thank you for choosing Dr. LaBrec for your hearing healthcare needs!”
A message from Sound Relief Tinnitus & Hearing Center - Golden:
Sound Relief strictly adheres to all local and federal guidelines on COVID-19.
Everything we do starts with our patients. We’re not owned by a manufacturer or forced to sell a certain product or procedure. Instead, we give our patients the time they deserve and need. Backed by the best technology, we share a passion for helping anyone suffering from tinnitus or other hearing health issues.
What makes us different is that we specialize in tinnitus. As Colorado’s leading experts, no tinnitus treatment team is ranked higher or referred with more confidence. With the most comprehensive FDA-approved tinnitus treatments anywhere, we’ve helped thousands of sufferers experience life-changing results. Hearing health care isn’t just what we do, it’s who we are.
Our Core Values
To understand our practice, it is important to understand the principles we strive to emulate.
1. Be People-Centered
Our focus on the patient is a top priority, but this extends to our team here at Sound Relief as well. We are a family-owned and operated company, and we want everyone (patients and employees) that walks through our doors to feel that sense of compassion and family. We also encourage our people to maintain a healthy work-life balance.
One of the big advantages of Sound Relief is our ability to collaborate with the top minds in the field of audiology. Our audiologists regularly work together to help find the best outcome for each patient.
2. Be Integrity Driven
The Prutsmans are the owners and founders of Sound Relief, and they believe everything about the practice reflects on them and their family legacy. Based on that, they do everything in their power to ensure that the practice operates at the highest moral and ethical standards. From the interactions and relationships with patients, employees, vendors, and insurance companies, dedication to this core value is clearly a guiding principle every day.
Dr. Julie also serves on the board of the American Tinnitus Association. She believes her involvement will help further their mission and improve the lives of people suffering from tinnitus.
3. Be Innovative
The field of audiology is always evolving. In order to stay ahead of the curve, Sound Relief dedicates tremendous resources to evaluating new technology and treatment techniques, improving existing systems and processes internally, and creating new tools to improve the overall patient experience.
Please visit one of our 9 Colorado and Arizona hearing and tinnitus centers. Listed above you can follow the center link convenient to you to make an appointment.
Sound Relief Tinnitus & Hearing Center offers specialized audiology services, including tinnitus treatment, extensive diagnostic hearing testing, and solutions for decreased sound tolerance.
- Hearing & speech comprehensive testing/evaluation, consists of a series of tests and inspections to assess the overall hearing health of a patient.
- Tinnitus assessment, tinnitus is common and often described as a "ringing, rushing or buzzing sound in the ears". The tinnitus assessment at Sound Relief combines tinnitus-specific tests, a comprehensive audiological evaluation, and tympanometry.
- Hyperacusis assessment, a hearing disorder for patients with a decreased tolerance for everyday noise/sounds at such high levels that it causes irritation, anxiety, or even physical pain.
- Hearing aid evaluation, based on your test results, needs, lifestyle and budget together we will determine which hearing device will best suite you.
- Hearing aid sales, rechargeable, background noise cancellation and Bluetooth streaming capability.
- Custom made and fitted hearing aids, using an earmold impression of the patient's ear.
- Programming of hearing aids with your full prescription.
- Real Ear Measurements (REM), REMs are the gold standard in audiology for verification that the hearing aids are working as they should and providing the intended benefits inside the patient’s ear canal at the eardrum.
- Distortion Product Otoacoustic Emissions (DPOAEs), this test measure frequencies in each ear and the audiologist interprets the results found.
- Removal and management of non-Impacted and impacted Cerumen (earwax).
Hearing Device & Hearing Protection Audiology Services
- Hearing aid clean and check
- General hearing aid service
- Earmold impression
- Out of Office Visits “House Calls”
- Musician, recreational and industrial custom earplugs
Service pets welcome
Remote hearing aid programming
|Monday||8:30 am - 5 pm|
|Tuesday||8:30 am - 5 pm|
|Wednesday||8:30 am - 5 pm|
|Thursday||8:30 am - 5 pm|
|Friday||8:30 am - 1 pm|
|Evening and/or weekend hours available by appointment. Please call to schedule.|
Service pets welcome
Remote hearing aid programming
Accepted forms of payment
- American Express
- Financing available for those who qualify
- Insurance accepted, please call for details