The Team

Our clinicians are exceptionally dedicated and highly skilled professionals. Our average experience exceeds ten years and our team includes published Researchers, Medicolegal Dispute Assessors, Clinical Educators and Senior Clinicians from our chosen specialties. We pride ourself on attracting high calibre clinicians to our group.

Speech Pathologists

Colleen KerrColleen Kerr
Director

Colleen has worked as a Speech Pathologist for more than thirty years with extensive experience in adult communication and swallowing disorders in acute, rehabilitation and community settings. Her interests include Traumatic Brain Injury, Stroke, Parkinson’s Disease and Voice Disorders.

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LLouise Barnesouise Barnes

Louise has over 35 years experience in adult rehabilitation, including both clinical and management roles. She has experience in neurogenic communication and swallowing disorders, with particular interest in aphasia, traumatic brain injury and cognitive rehabilitation.

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Sally PittendrighSally Pittendrigh

Sally has worked as a Speech Pathologist for the past 12 years. She possesses extensive skills in the treatment and management of patients with head and neck cancer and individuals who have sustained a traumatic brain injury. 

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Alison AndersonAlison Anderson

Alison has worked as a speech pathologist with adults in acute, sub-acute, rehabilitation and community settings for 30 years. Her particular interests include working with clients in aged care facilities and in the acute hospital setting.

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Samantha Maunder

Sam graduated from a Master of Speech Language pathology at Macquarie University in 2014. Since that time she has worked in rural, regional, and metropolitan areas and provided services across a range of acute, rehabilitation, aged care, and community settings.

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Administration

Norma Hart

Our accounts are managed by our ever-efficient bookkeeper, Norma Hart. Please call our main number m.0403903822 and Norma will get back to you with any account enquiries – she can help you navigate the often-confusing world of medical rebates.

 

Bronte Aiken

Bronte is our administrative, and social media assistant.  She is currently studying a bachelor of Speech, Hearing and Language Sciences at Macquarie University.

 

 

Michelle Bonaccordo

Michelle is our Practice Manager and has a background in Human Resources. She is on board to manage our patient database and assist with the day to day administration requirements of the practice.  Michelle also assists with new enquiries and invoicing and will often be the voice on the phone if you are making an appointment.