Our Team

At Communicate Speech Pathology we employ highly capable therapists who care deeply about their work and strive to go above and beyond for their clients. Each member of the team is chosen not only for their technical skills but also for their passionate commitment to improving the lives of people with communication disorders.

Our speech therapists are fully qualified professionals who have completed their training in Speech Pathology at Universities across Australia. Each therapist is a Practising Member of Speech Pathology Australia and participates in their Professional Self-Regulation Program. At Communicate, we are dedicated to keeping our professional knowledge up to date so that we can provide the highest possible level of care to our clients.

Our Management Team

Emily has worked with children and adults with Communication disorders for over 14 years. Trained at the University of Sydney, she has extensive experience and expertise in the area of special needs, in particular working with children and young adults with Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome and Down Syndrome.

Emily has worked in Europe and Australia in both public and private settings where she has developed an excellent reputation for her strong commitment to improving the lives of people with disabilities. Emily has treated hundreds of clients across Sydney and worked with and trained teaching staff in over 65 different day-care, pre-school and school settings.

As a mother, Emily understands and appreciates the difficulties faced by many of our parents and provides an empathetic and supportive approach to empower them in every way possible throughout the therapy process. The mobility of the team provides a unique model of service delivery that allows clients to receive treatment in the comfort and familiarity of their school or home environment.

Jessie joined the Communicate Speech Pathology Team in 2015, with a Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours) from The University of Newcastle. Jessie has gained experience working with both children and adults; specifically, clients with Autism, developmental delays, aphasia and dysphagia.

Jessie has worked closely with Emily Joseph during this time on a variety of projects, including speech pathology in schools programs, NDIS management and delivery of professional development programs in order to ensure our clients receive individualised therapy that meets all their needs. To ensure this, Jessie collaborates with clients and caregivers as well as a variety of schools, day care centres, non-government organisations, government organisations and corporate partners.

Jessie has extensive experience managing speech therapists and strives to ensure that our team are serving our clients to the best of their ability. Jessie is constantly aiming to go above and beyond for our clients and is dedicated to continually improving our standard of care to not only meet client expectations, but to exceed them. Jessie is able to be reached at gm@communicatespeech.com.au.

Carla is an experienced Certified Practicing Senior Speech Pathologist with over 10 years of clinical experience. Carla has provided services to clients across the lifespan in a range of settings including home, child care, school, clinic and aged care facilities. Whilst her area of interest is literacy, Carla has worked with both adult and paediatric populations with Autism Spectrum Disorder, language and articulation disorders and swallowing disorders.

Carla has extensive experience and a passion for recruitment of skilled and dedicated speech pathologists. She strives to select speech pathologists who are enthusiastic, with a desire to learn allowing them to deliver exceeding intervention for all clients and their families.

Following recruitment, Carla endeavours to provide all Communicate Speech Pathology team members with the support and mentoring they require to become exceeding clinicians providing holistic care to their clients and families. Carla can be reached at carla@communicatespeech.com.au

Sydney

Lauren is a certified practising member of Speech Pathology Australia who graduated with a Masters of Speech Pathology from the University of Sydney.

Lauren has worked in a variety of settings including disability, education and rehabilitation.

Lauren has experience in providing assessment and therapy across the lifespan in a range of settings, in the areas of; language, Augmentative and Alternative communication, speech, social communication, swallowing and cognitive communication. She is particularly passionate about the disability sector and clinical education.

Lauren prides herself on professional development and training to enhance her knowledge and clinical skills. She is committed to providing evidence-based, engaging and functional therapy to gain the best outcomes for clients.

Lauren endeavours to ensure clients receive family centred care to support them across their daily lives.

Lauren brings a diverse set of skills having worked in a multitude of settings in both Australia and the United Kingdom over the past 8 years. Her passion is for helping others, creating goals together and working towards achieving them. This is all about understanding the bigger picture and how communication fits in with each unique individual.

She completed her undergraduate speech pathology qualification at the University of Sydney. Lauren went on to complete an additional health sciences degree researching the communication of people with traumatic brain injury. She was awarded Dean’s scholar by the University of Sydney for her work, has presented for the Australasian Society for the Study of Brain Injury, and was highly commended and awarded for her research submission at their conference.

Lauren now uses those analytical skills to ensure her speech pathology treatments are effective and up-to-date. She enjoys working with children and adults across all areas of speech and swallowing.

In her spare time, Lauren enjoys music, jigsaw puzzles and boardgames. She is also completing her Master’s Degree in Business Administration as a part time student.

Gillian is a certified practicing member of Speech Pathology Australia and holds both a Bachelor of Speech Pathology from The University of Newcastle, and a Bachelor of Speech and Hearing Sciences from Macquarie University. Throughout her practical experience she has provided both assessment and intervention to adult and paediatric clients across a wide range of settings, including schools, community health clinics, hospitals and rehabilitation. Across these settings she has assisted clients in all areas of practice, including speech, language, dysfluency, voice and dysphagia.

Gillian is driven by working collaboratively with clients, their families and carers for a holistic and functional approach to the treatment process. Gillian is acutely aware of how effective communication increases both access and autonomy for the individual, and strives to maximise this throughout intervention for ultimate quality care. In tandem with a robust evidence base, commitment to ongoing professional development, and genuine enjoyment for her role, she works thoroughly and passionately to help clients achieve their goals.

Stephanie graduated with a Bachelor of Health Science and a Master of Speech Language Pathology from the University of Sydney. Stephanie is also a certified practising member of Speech Pathology Australia.

Stephanie has experience working with both children and adults across a range of practice areas including, language, speech, swallowing, fluency and multimodal communication. She has had the opportunity to work in a range of settings such as homes, schools, hospitals and private clinics. Stephanie is passionate about professional development and lifelong learning to enhance her knowledge and clinical skills.

Stephanie is a passionate therapist who believes in providing care to the best of her ability through a family and client centred approach. She is dedicated to providing evidence-based therapy while helping her clients reach their full potential. Stephanie loves interacting with clients and their families, and always has their best interests at heart.

Mabel is a certified practising member of Speech Pathology Australia who has graduated from Macquarie University with a Masters of Speech Pathology.

Mabel has clinical experience within a variety of settings including acute, rehabilitation, and disability. She has experience working with both children and adults across areas of speech, language and literacy, augmentative and alternative communication, fluency, and swallowing.

Mabel has previously worked as an ABA (Applied Behaviour Analysis) therapist, which has largely influenced her growing passion for working with families and providing client and family centred care that is supported by a strong evidence base.

In order to provide quality care and support client goals, Mabel is always motivated and committed to ongoing professional development to further her knowledge and clinical skills.

Karlee is a certified practicing member of Speech Pathology Australia who graduated with a Bachelor of Speech Pathology from Georgia State University in America, her home country. She continued her education in Australia at Macquarie University where she obtained a Master of Speech and Language Pathology.

Karlee has experience providing speech pathology services to both children and adults using a holistic approach across a range of areas including speech, language, voice, fluency, multimodal communication and swallowing. Karlee is particularly passionate about providing speech pathology services to people with disabilities. Her clinical experience and previous disability support work allow her to work collaboratively with clients and their carers to maximise independence and participation at home as well as in the community.

Karlee is highly motivated to achieve optimal outcomes for her clients while also continuing her commitment to professional development. Karlee is delighted to be part of the Communicate team, which allows her to provide mobile services to her clients in Western Sydney

Anikka is a certified practicing member of Speech Pathology Australia with a Bachelor of Speech Pathology from the Australian Catholic University. Anikka is fluent in English and Macedonian.

Anikka is passionate about empowering children and adults who have altered communication techniques. She has experience working with both populations in the areas of speech, language, literacy, fluency, augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) and swallowing.

Anikka strives to adopt a family centred and functional approach to all therapy programs. She aims to provide quality therapy sessions that are evidence-based and client and family centred.

Anikka is looking forward to working as a speech pathologist within the St George and the Sutherland Shire areas.

Lauren, a graduate of the University of Newcastle, holds a Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours) degree and is a certified member of Speech Pathology Australia.

Lauren has developed clinical skills and knowledge in providing face to face and Telehealth speech pathology services to paediatric and adult clients. Her range of experience includes assessment and therapy for speech, language, literacy, swallowing, voice, fluency, and intelligibility, across a variety of settings.

Lauren has a passion for functional therapy and loves empowering clients and their families through a collaborative and holistic approach. She strives to conduct sessions that are both fun and practical, with an emphasis on engaging the client to work towards achieving their goals.

Lauren is committed to optimising the outcomes of her clients through the provision of evidence-based practice. It is her active enthusiasm for ongoing professional development and training that provides a strong foundation for her clinical practice. Fluent in English and French and raised in South-East Asia, Lauren has a love of language and is dedicated to communication as a means to wellbeing.

Lauren is looking forward to providing services in Sydney’s Inner West.

Emma is a certified practicing member of Speech Pathology Australia and holds a Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours) from the University of Newcastle as well as a Bachelor of Arts (Linguistics and Italian Studies) from Macquarie University.

Emma enjoys working with both adults and children across a wide range of practice areas. She has experience delivering assessment and interventions for adult and paediatric clients in a range of settings including schools, community health services and acute and rehabilitation in hospitals.

Emma is passionate about providing client/family-centred care, and enjoys helping her clients reach their goals by using functional activities supported by evidence-based practice. She has particular interests in augmentative and alternative communication (AAC), dysphagia, voice and the disability sector.

Emma has spent time volunteering overseas and teaching English as a second language. She has also spent time studying overseas herself and as a result has first-hand understanding of how different social and cultural environments can impact communication. When studying linguistics, her main interests were multilingualism, sociolinguistics and anthropological linguistics which all also contribute to her practice as a speech pathologist.

Emma is committed to ongoing professional development and enjoys developing her clinical skills and learning about new methods and technologies that may further support clients to achieve their goals.

Kim is a certified practicing member of Speech Pathology Australia who has graduated from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Applied Science (Speech Pathology).

Kim is a devoted and caring speech pathologist who has clinical experience with both children and adults across a wide range of practice areas including language, speech, multimodal and swallowing. Kim is committed to incorporating evidence-based practice to implement functional therapy goals that are meaningful to both the clients and their families. She is well versed in working with clients across a variety of different settings including schools, community health centres, telehealth and hospitals.

Kim has previously worked as a student tutor and disability support worker which sparked her interest working with clients with complex communication needs.

Kim remains passionate about supporting clients to achieve their goals and is looking forward to providing quality speech pathology services to clients in South Sydney.

Sophie is a certified practising member of Speech Pathology Australia who graduated with a Masters of Speech Pathology at La Trobe University. She also studied linguistics at the Australian National University and is qualified in the Lidcombe program for stuttering intervention.
Sophie has clinical experience with paediatric and adult clients across the age span focusing on all areas of practice, including, speech, language, fluency, voice, literacy and swallowing. She has experience in the private practice setting working in both one-to-one settings and in group intervention options.
With a passion for language and communication, Sophie aims to connect with clients in order to formulate relevant, evidence-based goals in meaningful therapy sessions which are both fun and functional. Her calm and approachable manner help her to build rapport with her clients as she aims to work with the community to improve the quality of life of her clients.

Newcastle

Tiarna is a certified practicing member of Speech Pathology Australia who graduated with a Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Hons) from the University of Newcastle.

Tiarna has worked with a diverse caseload with specific focus on disability. She has extensive clinical experience working with both adults and paediatrics. Tiarna has broad therapy skills in the areas of speech, language, fluency, social skills, voice, and dysphagia. She has a passion for supporting other professionals within the field.

Tiarna enjoys working closely with her clients to deliver holistic client centred therapy. Her special interests are working with social skills across the lifespan and language intervention. Tiarna is able to adapt goals and therapy to suit the client while maintaining a strong evidence-based practice approach. She has a kind disposition and offers an empathic and problem-solving approach to best support clients, as well as their families and communities.

Caitlin graduated from the University of Newcastle with a Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours) and is a certified practising member of Speech Pathology Australia. She has gained valuable experience across all areas of speech pathology including language, speech, swallowing, voice and fluency. Caitlin enjoys working with paediatric and adult clients and has experience providing assessment and therapy to both populations.

Working closely with clients and their families to provide patient centred care is a process that Caitlin highly values and utilises in all therapy in order to ensure therapy is individualised to each client and is functional within their everyday life.

Caitlin has an interest in Autism Spectrum Disorder and adult rehabilitation but loves to learn new skills and further develop her knowledge in all areas of speech pathology.

Annie Graduated from the University of Newcastle with a Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours) and is a certified practicing member of Speech Pathology Australia.

She has gained experience across multiple areas of speech, language, swallowing, voice and fluency during both her studies and through working in rural NSW. Annie is able to provide both assessment and intervention for paediatrics, adolescents and adults with a range of diagnoses.

Ensuring her clients and their families are provided with client-centred and holistic care is her priority and she strives to provide engaging and functional therapy for all her clients. Annie understands that each client is an individual and will therefore tailor each session to suit their own individual goals.

Annie has a particular interest in language and Autism Spectrum Disorder but is always excited to continuously develop her knowledge and skills in all areas of speech pathology. Annie will be working with clients of all ages in the Newcastle and Lake Macquarie area.

Brittney is a certified practicing member of Speech Pathology Australia with a Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours) from the University of Newcastle.

Brittney has worked in private practice since graduating in 2015. Over this time, she has gained knowledge and experience in the assessment and management of
communication across the lifespan, including areas such as speech, language, literacy, fluency and social communication. Brittney is particularly passionate about working with paediatrics and has a special interest in Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Brittney strives to work collaboratively with parents/carers, educators and other health professionals to ensure the best quality services are provided to the client. Brittney is dedicated to providing evidence-based therapy that is supported by ongoing
professional development.

Brittney currently works two days per week in the Hunter region. Brittney can be contacted at brittney@communicatespeech.com.au.

Pamela is a certified practicing member of Speech Pathology Australia with a Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours) from the University of Newcastle.

She has worked in the private practice sector since her graduation in 2015. In this time Pamela has seen clients with speech, language, literacy, fluency, hearing impairments and autism spectrum disorders.

Pamela is committed to ongoing professional development and providing evidence-based and client-centred speech pathology services. She has completed additional training in; basic Key Word Sign, Hanen: It Takes Two To Talk and Hanen: More Than Words (MTW), DIR Floortime, Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA), and Audiometry screening and assessments.

Pamela is passionate about working with her clients families and educational settings to work toward a common goal. She aims to provide quality, fun and functional therapy sessions.

Pamela is looking forward to continuing to work as a speech pathologist in the Hunter region. Pamela can be reached at pamela@communicatespeech.com.au

Shine graduated from the University of Newcastle with a Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours) and is a certified practicing member of Speech Pathology Australia. Shine is fluent in English, Mandarin and Malay.

Shine has experience working with children and adults in the areas of speech, language, literacy, voice, fluency, augmentative and alternative communication, and swallowing. She has clinical experience within a broad range of settings including clinics, schools, aged care and telehealth settings.

Being multilingual, Shine has a passion for working with clients from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds. Shine strives to deliver holistic, client-centred therapy so that her clients shine to their full potential.

Laura graduated from the University of Newcastle with a Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours) and has since become a certified practicing member of Speech Pathology Australia.

Through clinical practice, Laura has gained experience providing therapy for communication and swallowing disorders to clients across the lifespan. She endeavours to deliver client-centred therapy that is holistic, engaging and evidence-based. Her ability to easily adapt allows for her to support the unique needs of her clients, while her warm-hearted nature and strong rapport building skills foster solid relationships with her clients and their families.

Laura is committed to on-going professional development in order to provide the best support for her clients and their families. Laura looks forward to engaging with clients and families in the Lake Macquarie and Central Coast regions.

Tanya graduated from the University of Newcastle with a Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours) and is a certified practicing member of Speech Pathology Australia.

Throughout clinical practice Tanya has gained experience providing assessments and therapy for both adult and paediatric clients in the areas of speech, language, literacy, swallowing, voice and fluency. Client/family centred care is highly valued by Tanya. She is committed to making this a priority to ensure therapy is meaningful and individually relevant to each client.

Tanya has previously completed a Bachelor of Education (Early childhood specialised) at the University of Newcastle and has many years experience teaching children in K-6 schools and individual private tuition, within the areas of language and literacy. She strives to transfer these skills over into her speech therapy sessions

Tanya is committed to on-going professional development in order learn new skills, as well as further develop existing skills within the multiple areas of speech pathology.

Melbourne

Simi is a certified practising member of Speech Pathology Australia who graduated from La Trobe University, with a Masters of Speech Pathology and Bachelor of Health Science. Simi has clinical experience with paediatric and adult clients across the age span focussing on all areas of practise, including, speech, language, fluency, voice, literacy and swallowing.

She has spent time volunteering overseas lending her expertise in schools and hospitals in Cambodia and India, working with non-English speaking clients. Simi strongly believes in family centred care and thrives to provide evidence-based practise to all her clients, whilst considering client and family needs.

She is dedicated to lifelong learning and has therefore completed additional training in The Lidcombe Program, Picture Exchange Communication Systems (PECS), Board maker, Augmented and Alternative Communication systems (AAC) and Videofluoroscopy, and will continue seeking additional knowledge to aid her clients.

It is Simi’s passion and care for her clients that makes her go above and beyond to provide her clients with the best care. Clients who have worked with Simi have referred to her as dedicated, caring and collaborative, and Simi continues to strive for this with every client she works with.

Kiah graduated from Australian Catholic University with a Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours) degree and is a certified practicing member of Speech Pathology Australia. She has also completed undergraduate and post graduate studies in Psychology from Federation
University Australia.

Kiah has experience working with preschool, school aged children, and adults within a range of
settings such as homes, schools and hospitals, including both acute and rehabilitation wards. She has gained experience in various practice areas including speech, language, literacy, voice and swallowing. Kiah also has experience with Augmentative and Alternative Communication including Proloquo2Go.

Kiah is passionate about working collaboratively with clients and their families to achieve their goals. She enjoys being creative and making sessions both fun and functional, whilst adhering to evidence-based practice.

To ensure that she is providing high quality services to clients, Kiah is dedicated to undertaking ongoing professional development and lifelong learning to continually enhance her knowledge and skills.

Kiah is excited to be working with her clients in the western suburbs of Melbourne.

Natasha graduated from La Trobe University with a Bachelor of Applied Science and Masters of Speech Pathology. Natasha is also a certified practicing member of Speech Pathology Australia.

Natasha has clinical experience working with adults and children in the areas of fluency, speech, language, literacy and swallowing across a broad range of settings.

Natasha believes in client and family centred care and aims to provide evidence-based practice to all her clients. She is passionate about providing the best standard of care using a collaborative, individualised and holistic approach.

Natasha is also strongly dedicated to life long learning and strives to undertake professional development and training to further improve her clinical skills and knowledge.

Courtney is a Certified Practicing Member of Speech Pathology Australia, and a graduate of The University of Melbourne where she completed her Master of Speech Pathology.

Dually qualified as a secondary school teacher, Courtney is both a passionate learner and mentor in helping others overcome challenges.

Courtney has clinical experience in the private practice and school sectors, where she has managed the assessment, diagnosis, and intervention of communication disorders in both paediatric and adult clients including those with ASD; Intellectual Disability; ADHD; Global Developmental Delay; and Parkinson’s Disease. She is particularly interested in the areas of language; literacy; and Augmentative and Alternative Communication, as well as neurodegenerative disorders and swallowing; and completed her thesis on videofluoroscopic practices in partnership with St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne.

In addition to her clinical experience, Courtney has also undertaken specialist learning to further her knowledge and skills. She is a certified practitioner in Sounds~Write© synthetic phonics; and has training in Shape Coding™ for expressive and receptive language, as well as The SOS Approach© for Paediatric Feeding Disorders. Courtney is dedicated to providing the best therapeutic practice and regularly partakes in workshops and courses.

Courtney is looking forward to building supportive relationships with her clients and their families in the Eastern Suburbs of Melbourne.

Adele is a certified practicing member of Speech Pathology Australia who graduated from La Trobe University with a Bachelor of Psychological Sciences and a Master of Speech Pathology. She has
clinical experience in working with both adults and children in a variety of settings including acute and rehabilitation hospitals, school and preschool facilities, as well as telehealth services.

Adele is passionate about maximising the ability of individuals to communicate effectively. She enjoys working collaboratively with her clients, their families and other health professionals to help them meet
their speech goals. In addition to this, Adele works closely with her client’s and their families to ensure their concerns and priorities are met with compassion and understanding.

She has experience delivering assessment and intervention to young children and adults, including individuals with complex communication needs, and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Adele always strives to provide therapy that is motivating for her clients by building rapport and incorporating their interests into therapy
activities. Adele is particularly interested in speech sound disorders, language development and aphasia.

Vy is a certified practicing member of Speech Pathology Australia (SPA) who graduated from La Trobe University with her Bachelor of Applied Science and Master of Speech Pathology. Vy has clinical experience with both paediatric and adult clients, working with a wide variety of communication and swallowing impairments, with a special interest in areas such as fluency, language, Autism Spectrum Disorder, neurological impairments and swallowing.

She understands the blessing it is to be able to communicate and eat/drink effectively and is highly passionate about ensuring that every individual has the ability, opportunity, and autonomy to do so.

Vy has experience in delivering assessment and interventions across the acute, community, and school settings and continuously strives to provide family-centred care that is individualised, holistic, evidence-based and most importantly, fun! Just as Buddha once said, “Happiness never decreases by being shared”.

It is Vy’s passion to build supportive and long-lasting relationships with her clients and clients’ families – driving her to commit to providing the best possible care. She is looking forward to cultivating these relationships with her clients and their families in Melbourne’s South-east suburbs.

Ying is a certified practising member of Speech Pathology Australia, with a Masters of Speech Pathology from La Trobe University. As a bilingual speech pathologist fluent in English and Mandarin, Ying is passionate about working with families from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds.

Ying has experience in delivering assessments and interventions to both adults and children across a range of practice areas including speech, language, social skills, literacy, voice, and swallowing.

Ying is committed to providing holistic evidence-based interventions to help clients achieve their goals and enhance their overall quality of life, and has experience working with clients in a variety of settings including schools, community health services, acute and rehabilitation hospitals, and telehealth services.

Ying is particularly interested in speech sound disorders, child and adolescent language, social skills, and literacy, and is dedicated to improving her knowledge and skills as a speech pathologist through ongoing professional development.

Brisbane

Judy Lockhart is an experienced speech pathologist based in Brisbane.  With over 25 years of experience Judy graduated with a Bachelor of Speech Pathology (University of Queensland) and a Master of Communication Disorders (Macquarie University).

Judy has worked in private practice, health, education, and mental health services with experience in Australia, United Kingdom, and United States of America.

With a strong focus on social communication Judy enjoys working with children, young people, and families. A strong belief in the importance of communication for mental health and well-being underlies Judy’s work as a speech pathologist.

In addition to clinical speech pathology Judy enjoys supervision, teaching and training. Her focus on nurturing the speech pathology profession includes supervision and training. Judy has also experience with supporting the professional development of other professionals in health and education. Key to Judy’s passion is parent and carer centred support and education.

Ashley graduated from the University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours).

She has clinical experience in working with adults; delivering assessment and management across areas of motor speech, language, cognitive communication and swallowing.

Ashley also has experience working with paediatric clients across the educational lifespan in mainstream and special school educational settings, across areas of speech, language, fluency, literacy and multimodal communication. Ashley is passionate about undertaking a collaborative, holistic and individualised approach to therapy, in order to work towards ensuing the best possible therapy outcomes. Ashley is a multilingual therapist who is proficient in English, Mandarin, and Malay.

Wollongong

Amy is a certified practising member of Speech Pathology Australia who graduated with a Bachelor of Health Science (Speech Pathology) from Charles Sturt University.

Amy has since gained clinical experiences across the lifespan. She has experience working with children with speech, language, fluency and voice difficulties in both individual and group based therapy across mainstream community based settings.

Amy also has broad clinical experiences in working with adults across acute, rehabilitative and aged care hospital settings to assess and manage a variety of communication and swallowing disorders of neurological origin. She has also provided dysphagia management for head and neck cancer.

Amy enjoys working closely with individuals and their families to understand their needs and particular goals in order to plan and provide functional evidence based therapy. She feels that incorporating a family and client centred approach aims to achieve the highest outcomes. Amy aspires to work closely with her clients and their families within the Wollongong and Nowra regions.

ADMINISTRATIVE TEAM

Sue joined the Communicate Team in 2020. She has a recent background in Emergency Services in the call centre. Prior to this, she was a teacher’s aide; working with children with special needs within the classroom setting. She prides herself on her caring and compassionate attitude.

Sue is the mother of 2 adult daughters and understands the importance of speech and communication as children progress through life.

Sue can be contacted on 02 9328344 or via email info@communicatespeech.com.au between the hours of 8.30am – 5.00pm Mon-Fri and is looking forward to assisting you in any way possible.

Hanna joined the Communicate Speech Pathology team in June 2018. Hanna is currently completing a Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours) at the University of Newcastle. Hanna has special interest in augmentative and alternative communication after a long history of involvement with the Cerebral Palsy Alliance. Hanna looks forward to working with a wide variety of communication disorders once graduated.

Hanna is available to help at anytime and looks forward to working with you to achieve your goals.

Kate is a Speech Pathologist with experience working in both the public and private health sectors. She has previously worked for the Department of Education in Queensland, as well as several clinics in Sydney which focus on autism, literacy and lifelong disability.

Kate is able to assist families with the NDIS application process along with helping self managed families navigate the portal.

Reanna has worked in various roles throughout her career. She is a parent, has been a manager in the retail sector, as well as a support worker in the Aged Care and Disability sector, where she eventually became a scheduling specialist. With more than 20 years of experience providing customer service, Reanna believes her diverse skill set enables her to understand the different needs of those she schedules for.

Reanna is currently undertaking a BA in Sociology and Anthropology, she has a passion for equality, and hopes to make a difference in the lives of those she encounters.

Peter is a registered BAS agent and a member of the Institute of Public Accountants. Peter has worked for over 20 years for a major Health Insurance Company and Property Developer. After that Peter has moved into managing the accounts of SME which includes a wealth of experience in various Allied Health services.

With this experience Peter understands the nature of this business and how it operates which will enable the smooth and efficient running of the accounts department and ensuring that the clients accounts are processed accurately and on time. Peter can be contacted on accounts@communicatespeech.com.au or (02) 9328 3444.

For more information on being part of our team, please contact us on 02 9328 3444 or via our contact form.