Quality Speech Pathology and Orofacial Myology services from early childhood to aged care
Speech Pathologist / Director
Andrea qualified with a Bachelor of Speech Pathology from La Trobe University in 1996. Andrea has lived in Healesville for 19 years.
Andrea provides Speech Pathology and Orofacial Myology services to babies and preschoolers, school aged children, adolescents and adults. Andrea consults to schools and nursing homes in the Yarra Valley and surrounds.
Specialising in swallowing and communication management in the Nursing Home setting, Andrea has a long history of supporting Aged Care facilities to manage eating and swallowing and communication, particularly in complex cases such as younger people with degenerative neurological conditions.
Andrea has an excellent working relationship with schools, other Allied Health professionals, medical and educational service providers within the area. Andrea’s collaborative and family centred approach is very highly regarded and sought after.
Andrea is a Certified Practising member of Speech Pathology Australia.
Bernadette completed a Bachelor of Speech Pathology in 2005, and is passionate about assisting people who are facing speech, language, communication and/or swallowing challenges. Her skills are varied, and she has worked in many settings, including hospitals, rehabilitation, special education, palliative care and aged care. Bernadette works collaboratively with her clients, their families, and other health professionals. She is committed to providing high-quality, evidence-based care that meets the individual needs and goals of her clients.
Bernadette is a Certified Practising member of Speech Pathology Australia. She is married with three young sons.
Kate completed a Bachelor of Applied Science and Master of Speech Pathology at La Trobe University and also holds a degree in media and communications. Kate entered the profession as she felt passionately about supporting the communication needs of people of all ages. She has an interest in all areas of speech pathology practice and has experience in adult rehabilitation, voice, paediatric speech and language therapy, school-based literacy programs, and working with children with a disability. Kate enjoys working closely with clients and their families to deliver evidence-based therapy and is a Certified Practising member of Speech Pathology Australia. Kate is married and has two school aged children. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends.
Tracy provides Administration support to our clients and Speech Pathologists.
She has worked in the customer service industry for over 15 years. She has grown up in the Yarra Valley and is married with 2 children. She loves getting outdoors and enjoys working within the community.