Meet Our Speech Pathologists and Service Support Team

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

Meet our Team of Family-Focused 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 Service Support Team, 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.

Keep scrolling to discover who our Speech Pathologists and Service Support Team are at each location. We can’t wait to work with you and your family!

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Meet the Lake Macquarie Team
Meet the Newcastle Team
Meet the Port Stephens Team
Meet the Maitland Team

Emma Hyde


Emma was born and bred in Newcastle and has been working as a speech pathologist for over 15 years. Having worked in a range of settings, including community health, hospitals and schools, Emma holds valuable experience.

She has worked in senior leadership and management roles in health and as a clinical educator for the University of Newcastle Speech Pathology Program.

Emma Hyde

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.

Lauren Haskins - Practice Director- A Growing Understanding