Meet Our Speech Pathologists

We are a passionate team of experienced speech pathologists who are driven by your child’s success.

Meet our Team of Award Winning Speech Pathologists

Our team of passionate and experienced speech pathologists know that your family’s journey is unique. As your support system of professionals, we will work with you to tailor an individual service that encourages your child’s development and responds to the needs of your family.

Together with a dedicated team of Client Experience Officers, our ‘purple family’ offers diverse skills and experience to ensure we have the capacity to deliver evidence-based and flexible services.

We continue to grow our team so we can support families across Lake Macquarie, Newcastle and Port Stephens, and help children with communication and language difficulties achieve outstanding outcomes.

Speech Pathologists

Jess Kiely

Speech Pathologist

Melissa Roberts

Speech Pathologist & Special Education Teacher

Jo Nelson

Speech Pathologist

Tamara Barr

Speech Pathologist

Jamie Cullen

Speech Pathologist

Lauren Haskins


Lauren has worked as a speech pathologist in Newcastle, Lake Macquarie and the Hunter region for more than thirteen years. She has built a strong reputation as a skilled therapist and has developed unique health, disability and education skills, thanks to a variety of positions held within public and private sectors.

Never being one to shy away from sharing her thoughts or raising awareness, Lauren is a keen advocate for the speech pathology profession, and is dedicated to working directly with communities to build their understanding, skills and confidence when it comes to child’s language and communication skills.

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