The Place for Better Hearing

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At the Place for Better Hearing in Cincinnati, OH we have proudly provided outstanding patient care for 14 years. We treat each patient as family and directly serve their individual hearing needs. We stress that successful treatment for hearing loss requires a great relationship between the patient and their provider.

The Place for Better Hearing is not a “one-size-fits-all” facility. Your lifestyle, your dexterity, the shape and severity of your hearing loss, the size and shape of your ear canals, and your preferences all factor into which hearing aids are right for you.

If you suspect hearing loss, you will need a comprehensive hearing test from a hearing healthcare provider. An assessment of your hearing usually begins with an examination of your ear. The hearing healthcare provider is looking for anything that might be blocking your ears, such as earwax or other physical objects, and is also checking the physical appearance of your eardrum.

We value being a part of the local Cincinnati, OH communities and believe in treating our patients as if they are family. We offer state-of-the-art hearing aids and service all brands of hearing aids. The Place for Better Hearing is committed to helping patients understand their hearing loss and finding the best solution for their hearing loss needs and their lifestyle at an affordable price. For better hearing in a size and shape that fits your needs, call us today!

Meet Our Providers

Stefanie Godbey, Au.D., CCC-A

Stefanie Godbey was born and raised on the Westside of Cincinnati. She graduated from Our Lady of the Visitation in 1988 and Mother of Mercy High School in 1992. Stefanie knew she wanted to pursue a career doing something that helped people from a very young age. Stefanie’s sister has multiple disabilities and Stefanie spent many hours as a child at Children’s Hospital Medical Center in Cincinnati. After high school graduation, a friend suggested Audiology might be a great profession for Stefanie. Audiology had the right mix of patient-centered care and focus on technology that appealed to her.

Stefanie graduated from the University of Cincinnati in 1996 with her Bachelors of Science with Honors in Communication Disorders. She obtained her Master of Arts in 1998 from the University of Cincinnati. Stefanie completed her Doctor of Audiology degree from A.T. Still University in March 2017.

Stefanie began her career working for a large Otolaryngology practice in Northern Kentucky. After 8 years, she joined The Place for Better Hearing as a part-time Audiologist. Stefanie holds current Audiology licensure in the states of Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana. She is dedicated to her patients and feels that good hearing is the key to excellent communication. Stefanie is certified by The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and is a Fellow of The American Academy of Audiology (AAA). Stefanie has been named an AAA Scholar for her outstanding commitment to continuing education.

Stefanie and her husband Aron reside in Miami Heights. They have two children. She is active in her children’s school and their parish. In 2014 she was named the Mother of Mercy High School Circle of Mercy Award recipient. She is committed to volunteering and fundraising for the March of Dimes and has co-captained a family team every year since 2007.

Trisha Billger, Au.D., F-AAA

Trisha Billger, Au.D., has been a hearing health provider since 2010. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Cincinnati in 2005 and her Doctorate Degree from the University of Cincinnati in 2010. Dr. Billger specializes in comprehensive diagnostic audiological evaluations and diagnosing; hearing aid recommendation, fitting, and programming; hearing aid verification; and aural rehabilitation. Dr. Billger is a member of the American Academy of Audiology.

Trisha pursued her clinical fellowship training as a student in a private practice setting in San Francisco, California. This is where she recognized her passion for improving the hearing health of others through amplification and technology. After graduating with her Doctorate Degree, she joined the practice of Beverly Hills Hearing Center in Beverly Hills, California. She remained a clinical audiologist at this practice for 7 years before returning home to Ohio in January 2017.  She is now the head audiologist at Marion Speech and Hearing Center.

“My dedication to improving the quality of life of others through the diagnosis and treatment of hearing loss motivates me to provide the best quality of care for all patients.”