All of our clinical staff are Certified Practicing Speech Pathologists and are members of our professional association, Speech Pathology Australia. They hold current Police Checks, Working With Children Checks, Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme Checks.
Emma Tyrrell - Business Owner and Speech Pathologist
Emma has been working as a speech pathologist within Bendigo since 1997. Emma manages a clinical caseload and provides support to her team of speech pathologists and administration staff.
Emma achieved her Speech Pathology degree at the Flinders University of South Australia in 1996. For 11 years, Emma practiced as a Speech Pathologist at Bendigo Health, where she held the Deputy Chief position for a number of years. Since 2008, Emma has worked in private practice.
Emma is a Certified Practicing Member of Speech Pathology Australia (CPSP) and has been a member of the association since 1996.
Laura Leach - Speech Pathologist Laura has a vibrant, warm and happy personality which is contagious with her clients. She makes every client feel special and goes above and beyond for those she cares for. Laura is a trained singer and performer and has a special interest in voice disorders.
Sarah Millar - Speech Pathologist Sarah is an experienced clinician who works part-time whilst also caring for her young family. She has a background in working with early intervention clients and has a wealth of knowledge in all areas of clinical practice. Sarah creates a very warm and calm environment for her clients. She has a gentle approach which makes clients immediately feel comfortable in her presence. Sarah's approach to intervention is by providing support to the entire family in order to achieve goals and maximise quality of communication.
Sarah Bennett - Speech Pathologist Sarah is an asset to the team with her passion for excellence, organisation and caring personality. Sarah is passionate about collaborative client centred practice and also works in residential aged care settings across Bendigo to improve swallowing safety and quality of life for residents with eating and communication difficulties.
Sara Burke - Speech Pathologist Sara is an enthusiastic clinician who strives to provide the best possible care for the families she works with. She is a caring therapist who engages children in activities that are fun and meaningful.
Ellen Barrett - Administration Ellen works part time whilst raising her family at home. She possesses excellent communication skills and initiative, managing many communications with clients and staff.
Kirstyn Lea - Administration Kirstyn possesses strengths in organisation and diligence. She is an efficient team member who manages our accounts, waiting list and the administration of the business.