Our Team

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Dr. Amy Becken | Doctor of Audiology & Owner

Originally from Poulsbo, Dr. Becken moved back to the Kitsap area and opened Kitsap Audiology in 1993. Dr. Becken has cherished her ongoing relationship with her patients over the years that she has been in private practice.

Dr. Becken received her Bachelor of Arts and Master’s degree from Western Washington University. She graduated with her Doctorate in Audiology from the Arizona School of Health Sciences.

When she is not in the office, Dr. Becken enjoys her three dogs, gardening and boating. She has lived in Gig Harbor since 2006. She is a member of the Gig Harbor Yacht Club.  She has two grown sons.  Alex graduated in May 2019 from Montana State University in Bozeman.  He is a Montana Highway Patrolman (MHP #348) in Bozeman, Montana.  Zachary served in the US Army 82nd Airborne division for five years.  He is currently attending Wyo Tech in Laramie, Wyoming.

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Dr. Rachael Shannon, Au.D., CCC-A | Doctor of Audiology

Dr. Shannon graduated from Western Washington University in 1992 with a Masters of Arts degree in Audiology, and returned for her Doctorate in Audiology from Arizona School of Health Sciences.  She has been with Kitsap Audiology since June 2012.  Dr. Shannon has had the pleasure of working with Dr. Becken from 1991-1993, before Amy opened Kitsap Audiology.  She has previously worked at Group Health Cooperative, and managed the hearing aid clinic at Harborview Medical Center.

Dr. Shannon lives in Sammamish with her husband of 25 years and her three cats.  She has two daughters, both in college pursuing their dream careers.  Dr. Shannon and her husband Todd like to attend Seahawk, Mariner, and Sounders games whenever possible.

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Dr. Elisabeth Went, Au.D

Originally from Enumclaw, Dr. Went received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Western Washington University and recently graduated from the University of Washington with her Doctorate of Audiology. She is passionate about providing comprehensive hearing healthcare, and the most fulfilling part of her job is building personal relationships with her patients.

In her spare time Dr. Went enjoys hiking, camping, and getting outdoors. She also enjoys family time, traveling, and spending time with her two cats.

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Eva Gagnon | Office Manager & Accounting/Billing Specialist

Eva has worked for Kitsap Audiology since 2005. She is a graduate of Western Washington University where she received her Bachelor’s Degree. She is well-versed in insurance, all aspects of medical billing, office accounting, and human resources.

When she isn’t at the office, Eva is busy with her two daughters who are involved in soccer, dance, basketball, swim, and Junior rodeo. She also spends a lot of her time riding her horses with the Kitsap County Stampede Starlets, and is the leader of this great team of ladies and their equine companions.

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Tina Koths | Audiology Assistant & State and Federal claims specialist

Tina has worked for Kitsap Audiology since 2010. She is a graduate of Ballinger X­ Ray Technician School.  Proficient in all aspects of state and federal claims, she is a fantastic resource for our patients that have noise induced hearing loss due to their jobs.

In her down time she enjoys spending time with her family, being involved in activities such dance, soccer, and swim. She also enjoys camping, traveling, and vacationing.  Tina is currently working from home while home schooling her two children.

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Ambyr Halfhill

Ambyr started working with Kitsap Audiology in 2021. Ambyr was born and raised here on the peninsula and graduated from South Kitsap High School in 2020. She is excited to be part of our team and to build on her skills in the field of Audiology. 

Ambyr enjoys spending all of her free time outside with her horses and her dog. She is a member of the Kitsap County Stampede Starlets and also enjoys being competitive in equine events, that include barrel racing and dressage.