Amelia is a seasoned Speech Pathologist with an extensive background spanning over 9 years in Speech Pathology. She is the founder of Speech & Swallow Group and wants to enhance the quality and care of services offered to people with speech, communication and swallowing difficulties.
Amelia is dedicated to working with adolescents and adults (aged 10 years +) and is highly passionate in empowering clients to achieve their goals. Her special interests include supporting communication & swallowing difficulties in mental health (PTSD, anxiety & depression), neurodivergent groups (autism & ADHD), progressive neurological conditions (MND, MS, Parkinson's) and stroke. She is also passionate about working with school/university students to excel both academically and socially.
She is also an avid teacher and practitioner of Yoga and meditation, having completed a 200-hour training program.
Bree is a dedicated Speech Pathologist with over 4 years experience in Speech Pathology, which has been enriched by her background as a Nurse. She provides comprehensive services covering swallowing, voice, speech, fluency, language, AAC, cognitive communication, and social communication.
Bree showcases a strong competency in managing progressive neurological conditions like Parkinson's Disease, Dementia, MND and Huntington’s Disease, as well as those in stroke recovery and with Functional Neurological Disorder (FND). She also offers her proficiency in assisting individuals with mental health conditions (including anxiety, depression, schizophrenia), Down Syndrome and Neurodivergence (including autism, ADHD)
What resonates with Bree the most is building strong connections and meaningful relationships with her clients. She loves helping people to meet their therapy goals to enrich their lives. Her multifaceted experience makes her an invaluable asset to our team.
At Speech & Swallow Group, we are passionate about providing holistic services that empower our adolescents and adults with communication and swallowing difficulties. We have developed three fundamental pillars that guide our therapy approach.
1. Establish Connection and Prioritise Wellbeing.
We understand that creating a strong connection & a sense of safety is essential for effective therapy. From the moment you walk through our doors, we prioritise your wellbeing and comfort.
2. Collaboration and Person-Centred Therapy
Your goals are at the heart of our therapy process. We believe in a collaborative approach to identify your unique aspirations and challenges. In each session, we continuously practice and refine personalised & functional strategies.
3. Empower You to Integrate into Your Daily Life
Our ultimate goal is to empower you to integrate what you've learnt in therapy into your everyday life. We celebrate your successes, no matter how big or small, & support you in reaching your full potential in communication & swallowing.