TAG Team

Toowoomba North

18-20 Harth Street Toowoomba

Rachel
CEO; Speech-Language Pathologist

Rachel is a Certified Practicing Speech Pathologist (CPSP) with extensive experience with both inpatient and outpatient paediatric care across different service contexts in both Australia and the UK.

Rachel also provides business consulting and professional development training for other allied health professionals throughout Australia. Rachel is passionate about business leadership, paediatric feeding, literacy, parent training and educating and empowering others to optimise therapy outcomes.  Although these interests seem diverse, the recurring theme through them all is a love for facilitating growth and development in others so they can achieve their own unique potential.

Rachel is passionate, creative and energetic.   She likes helping people be their best self, reading and hanging out with her family.  She doesn’t like people missing out or suffering because of bad care, broken systems or ineffective use of available resources.

CEO

Bailee
Occupational Therapist

Bailee is a new graduate Occupational Therapist from Griffith University.  She has placement experience with sub-acute, paediatric and mental health practice settings.  Bailee has clinical interests across her generalist role but does enjoy paediatrics, rehab and home modifications/assistive technology.

Bailee is passionate, optimistic and playful.  She likes asian cuisine, travelling and spending time with family and friends.  She doesn’t like winter, mayo and insects.

Clinician

Caiti
Speech-Language Pathologist

Caiti is a Certified Practicing Speech Pathologist (CPSP) who is a new graduate with honours from the University of Queensland.  Caiti enjoys working across all areas of practice but is particularly passionate about paediatric literacy, phonological awareness and speech sound delays/ disorders.

Caiti is friendly, kind and loves a chat.  She loves her dog, singing and hummus!  She doesn’t like celery, spiders or snakes (eek!)

Clinician

Emily
Speech-Language Pathologist

Emily is a Certified Practicing Speech Pathologist (CPSP).  Emily has placement experience in public paediatric health clinics, adult rehab and private practice.  Her clinical interest areas are speech, swallowing, voice and fluency across paediatric and adult populations.

Emily is resilient, hardworking and fun! She likes music/singing (big musical theatre nerd!), cooking and curling up under a blanket with a cup of tea to watch Netflix.  She doesn’t like anything creepy-crawly and coffee (unless it has chocolate in it).

Clinician

Helen

Speech-Language Pathologist

Helen is a Certified Practicing Speech Pathologist (CPSP) with extensive experience working in schools in both Australia and the UK. Her passion is getting great outcomes for children with language difficulties (both understanding and speaking). Helen is extremely persistent – seriously, she trained her cat to use the toilet!

We suspect Helen loves to work with children because she never actually grew up and that’s probably why the kids love her too. She’s obsessed with kids picture books and rarely does a session without using at least one. Helen is funny and caring. Helen likes animals and spending time in her garden. She doesn’t like paperwork and taking life too seriously. 

Senior Clinician

Georgia
Clinical Team Leader/ Speech-Language Pathologist

Georgia is a Certified Practising Speech Pathologist with a passion for working across the continuum of care, with both children and adults. She aims to support individuals to enhance their participation in important life activities and to improve quality of life through meaningful and practical progress towards their speech pathology goals.  

Staying up to date with current research and evidence-based practice is fundamental to Georgia’s work as a clinician.  Aiming to maximise communicative and swallow safety outcomes, Georgia employs evidence-based therapies in an engaging and client relevant manner. Different families have specific and individual needs; therefore, Georgia works collaboratively with families and support networks to implement strategies that will work for each client in all communication and mealtime settings.

When she’s not in the clinic, Georgia can be found doting over her two dogs, tending her vegetable garden and spending time with family and friends.

Leadership/Senior Clinician

Emma
Occupational Therapist

Emma is an Occupational Therapist who graduated recently from Australian Catholic University. Emma has placement experience at various hospitals in paediatric clinic, burns and scar management clinic and with private practice. Emma is still developing her clinical specialty areas but does enjoy working with paediatrics.

Emma is persistent, adaptable and positive. She likes anything sweet and being outdoors. She doesn’t like frogs.

Clinician

Koko
Occupational Therapist

Koko is an Occupational Therapist who graduated from the University of Queensland 2019 with an Honours. Koko had two major placements with the Queensland Children’s Hospital (Oncology and Mock-MRI service) and with Ipswich Hospital. Koko’s clinical interest area is in paediatrics but she is also interested in working with adults!

Koko is calm, warm and bubbly. She likes spending time with family and friends, eating/cooking, listening to music and doing creative activities! She doesn’t like frogs, the dark and the heat.

Clinician

Lexi
Occupational Therapist

Lexi is a new graduate Occupational Therapist with placement experience in adult acute medical stroke ward, private practice and mental health.  She has a clinical interest in working with people of all ages but particularly enjoys working in paediatrics.

Lexi is friendly, giving and fun.  She likes playing sports, drinking good coffee and spending time with her friends and family.  She doesn’t like bugs or eggs.

Clinician

Francois
Physiotherapist

Francois is a Physiotherapist who has an interest in all areas of physiotherapy. Francois comes to TAG with experience in respiratory, orthopaedic, musculoskeletal and neurological physiotherapy in hospital settings.

Francois is friendly, motivated and dedicated. He likes movies, video games and exercise. He doesn’t like the beach, summer or spicy food.

Clinician

Sophia
Occupational Therapist

Sophia is an Occupational Therapist with experience with adults in the rehabilitation unit at the Royal Brisbane Women’s Hospital, and with a range of clients as a former student with TAG. Sophia’s clinical interests include working with kids aged 4-8 with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), ADHD and global development delay, but would also love to try some new things to see what else she likes!

Sophia is warm, patient and cheery. She likes dogs, travelling, food and puzzles. She doesn’t like flying bugs, scary movies and peanut butter.

Clinician

Adrian
Clinical Team Leader/ Speech-Language Pathologist

Adrian is a Certified Practicing Speech Pathologist (CPSP) who has experience working in private practice for close to 2 years and previously worked in childcare and outside school hours care for 5 years. Adrian enjoys working with all age groups but is more passionate about working with people diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Speech and Language delays/disorders in early childhood. I’m all about empowering families, educators and the wider community to understand and to best support people with language and communication difficulties.

Adrian is patient, easy-going and friendly. He likes playing Nintendo, watching cartoons, drinking tea and gardening. He doesn’t like Reality TV.

Leadership/Clinician

Bridget
Clinical Team Leader/ Occupational Therapist

Bridget is a registered Occupational Therapist who graduated from the Australian Catholic University.  Bridget thoroughly enjoys working with people of all ages, as they need such unique support to engage in their desired occupations.  Home modifications, equipment prescription, early intervention and capacity building are areas of interest for Bridget.  In 2021 Bridget has taken on the role of a Clinical Team Leader and is excited to be developing our TAG services further with our team and community.

Bridget is funny, passionate and caring.  She likes cooking, travelling and gardening.  Spiders are an absolute dislike!

Leadership/Clinician

Lauren
Occupational Therapist

Lauren is an Occupational Therapist who has placement experience in private practice, acute settings and outpatient rehab clinics.  Lauren is enjoying the generalist nature of her role but has special interest in disability and mental health at the moment.

Laurent is creative, calm and friendly.  She likes plants, chocolate, her animals and spending time with family and friends.  She doesn’t like toads, seafood and summer.

Clinician

Nikita
Speech-Language Pathologist

Nikita is a Certified Practising Speech Pathologist (CPSP) with placement experience across paediatric telehealth, as well as adult rehabilitation, outpatient services and acute services in metropolitan hospitals.  Her Clinical Interest areas are in adult language, speech and swallowing, as well as paediatric speech and language. 

Nikita is fun, calm and friendly! She likes READING!, chocolate, and board games.  She doesn’t like Brussel sprouts, snakes…did she mention snakes?

Clinician

Payton
Occupational Therapist

Payton is an eager new graduate Occupational Therapist from Griffith University who has had placement experience in paediatric private practice, various hospitals and in mental health settings.  Payton thoroughly enjoys working with clients of an age but is particularly interested in working alongside paediatric clients and their families!

Payton is creative, positive and bubbly!  She loves animals, music and spending time with friends and family…but is terrified of spiders!

Clinician

Adelle
Reception/ Administration Officer

Adelle holds a Diploma in Business Administration and her past experience as a Senior Medical Administration Officer and other customer service roles provides a great depth of knowledge and experience to provide great customer service and support. Adelle is one of the first faces you see as you walk through the doors at our Harth St Clinic as she provides reception and administrative support.

Adelle describes herself as being ‘powered by chocolate’.  She likes having fun with her beautiful family and amazing friends. Adelle doesn’t like wet sand everywhere after a day at the beach.

Administration

Jemma
Reception/ Administration Officer

Jemma has come to TAG following her completion of a business administration traineeship with Ipswich City Council and further work as an Administration Officer with them.  Jemma helps with our phones and emails, so if you call us or email, it is likely Jemma is helping you out.  

Jemma is bubbly, kind, and caring.  She likes food, food, and more food! Especially Chinese!  She doesn’t like the ocean…it’s too big and too deep.

Administration

Michelle
Reception/ Administration Officer

Michelle is an experienced Administrator with a variety of experience from receptionist, call centre work, projects officer to compliance officer.  Michelle helps us look after our phones and when you email TAG, it is likely Michelle who is helping you out.

Michelle is easy going, happy, and kind.  She likes coaching netball, watching netball, anything netball….and did we forget to say NETBALL.  She doesn’t like people cracking their bones!!

Administration

Toowoomba City

Unit 8, 256 Margaret Street, Toowoomba

Rachel
CEO; Speech-Language Pathologist

Rachel is a Certified Practicing Speech Pathologist (CPSP) with extensive experience with both inpatient and outpatient paediatric care across different service contexts in both Australia and the UK.

Rachel also provides business consulting and professional development training for other allied health professionals throughout Australia. Rachel is passionate about business leadership, paediatric feeding, literacy, parent training and educating and empowering others to optimise therapy outcomes.  Although these interests seem diverse, the recurring theme through them all is a love for facilitating growth and development in others so they can achieve their own unique potential.

Rachel is passionate, creative and energetic.   She likes helping people be their best self, reading and hanging out with her family.  She doesn’t like people missing out or suffering because of bad care, broken systems or ineffective use of available resources.

CEO

Dineesha
Speech-Language Pathologist

Dineesha is a Certified Practising Speech Pathologist (CPSP) who is dedicated to lifting others up and achieving their goals.  She has experience in and a general passion in working with both children and adults with a variety of speech, language, swallowing/feeding, voice and literacy difficulties.  Dineesha has experience in the private practice and hospital settings.  Dineesha is also trained in the Sounds-Write literacy programme.  She loves learning new things to go above and beyond for her clients to make sure they are able to participate in their daily lives to the best of their ability.  As she is fun-sized, Dineesha tends to have a fun-loving approach to therapy as well.

Dineesha is fun-sized, organised and enthusiastic!  She likes reading, soccer and dancing.  She doesn’t like cooking, insects and a messy room.

Clinician

Emily
Speech-Language Pathologist

Emily is a Certified Practicing Speech Pathologist (CPSP).  Emily has placement experience in public paediatric health clinics, adult rehab and private practice.  Her clinical interest areas are speech, swallowing, voice and fluency across paediatric and adult populations.

Emily is resilient, hardworking and fun! She likes music/singing (big musical theatre nerd!), cooking and curling up under a blanket with a cup of tea to watch Netflix.  She doesn’t like anything creepy-crawly and coffee (unless it has chocolate in it).

Clinician

Kirby
Speech-Language Pathologist

Kirby is a Certified Practicing Speech Pathologist with experience working in private practice, community rehab and acute hospital settings. Kirby graduated from the University of Queensland with Honours. She decided to become a Speech Pathologist after watching ‘The Kings Speech’ which sparked an interest in stuttering. Kirby’s clinical interest areas are swallowing, fluency (stuttering) and voice for the adult and paediatric populations. She is trained in the LSVT-LOUD voice therapy program. Kirby loves to empower people to have the confidence to communicate by developing their individual potential. 

She is straightforward, sincere and reliable. Kirby loves corgis, sparkly things and exercising. She doesn’t like grasshoppers, liquorice, and hot weather.

Clinician

Mynn
Speech-Language Pathologist

Mynn is a Certified Practising Speech Pathologist (CPSP) who has experience working with children and adults across a range of clinical settings including private practice, education, community health, and hospitals.  Mynn is most passionate about working with children in the 0-7 year age group and has an interest in early language, speech and paediatric feeding.  Mynn is always looking for new and creative ways to make therapy as fun and engaging as possible, and aims to go above and beyond to make a positive different in her clients’ lives.  

Mynn likes food, holidays, and spending time with family and friends.  Mynn dislikes the cold, swooping birds, and pickles. 

Clinician

Linley
Speech-Language Pathologist

Linley is a Certified Practicing Speech Pathologist (CPSP) with experience at the Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Hospital providing Speech Pathology care to patients who have experienced stroke.  She has further experience working collaboratively with Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists to provide holistic care in the areas of communication, feeding and early development.  

Linley has a broad range of clinical interests areas and she is passionate about working with clients and their families to identify and work towards personally relevant and meaningful goals.

Linley is curious, creative and compassionate.  She has a passion for football, reading and the colour green.  She doesn’t like scary movies. 

 

Clinician

Robbie
Speech-Language Pathologist

Robbie is a Speech Language Pathologist who graduated with Honours from the University of Queensland. Robbie has placement experience in paediatric early education, school, health clinic and tele-rehabilitation settings, as well as in adult acute and geriatric settings. She loves meeting, working with, and supporting people across all areas of speech pathology practice.  Her work as a Therapy Assistant sparked a passion for celebrating the ‘little wins’ as ‘big wins’ on the journey of supporting clients and their families to reach their unique potential.

Robbie is bubbly, compassionate and loves her job – and has fun doing it!  She enjoys spending time with her friends and family, playing the Ukulele and binge watching TV shows. She doesn’t like geckos, bad coffee or being stuck in traffic.

Clinician

Yu Lam
Occupational Therapist

Yu Lam is an Occupational Therapist who graduated last year from the University of Queensland with Honours. Yu Lam has a particular interest in adult rehabilitation and paediatric with experience in Geriatric Adult Rehabilitation Stroke and Acute Mental Health.

Yu Lam is bright, easy-going and diligent. She likes going outdoors, food and bubble tea. She doesn’t like clutter.

Clinician

Andie
Scheduling Officer

Andie is one of our Scheduling Officers who will assist you with your regular therapy appointments and coordinating between yours and our clinical appointments.  Andie came to us through a career shift, she graduated from college with an Associate of Applied Science in Food Service and Hospitality and she has 18 years of experience in hospitality, customer service and as a Chef.

Andie is hilarious, honest and caring.  She enjoys doing Tie Dye as a hobby, spending time with friends and family, singing karaoke, going to the beach and exploring new places.  She doesn’t like moths and bugs that unexpectedly attack you, dishonest people, and swimming in open waters where she can’t touch, or see the bottom.

 

Administration

Carly
Executive Assistant/ Resource Officer

Carly recently returned to the workforce to join the Administration team after being a stay-at-mum to two beautiful girls for the last six years. Carly takes care of all of our NDIA Claiming and provides general administration support. Having a daughter who has medical needs gives Carly an understanding of how important services like TAG are to families. She likes spending time with her family and friends, good food and going to the beach. She doesn’t like spiders or the cold.

Administration

Karla
Administration Team Leader

Karla is the Administration Team Leader for all front of house services at TAG. Karla manages a team that provide reception and administration support across our TAG clinical sites. Karla also manages the intake process across the team. Karla is the mother of three very active teenage boys who always keep her on her toes. When not at work, Karla loves to cook and bake up a storm.

Karla is warm, caring and very kind. Karla likes spending time at the beach with family and cooking for them, and spending time with friends. She doesn’t like snakes, mosquitoes and Brussel sprouts.

Leadership | Administration

Linda
Payroll/Finance Officer

Linda is our Payroll Officer and our Accounts & Finance Administrator.  She does a lot of work behind the scenes with accounts receivable and making sure all our staff are happy by paying them!  She is also a mum and step mum of 4 busy children/teens.  She likes organisation, structure and getting things ticked off her list. Her past experience in Administration and previously in Childcare has given her the skills to be able to relate to children and their parents with a big friendly smile and help them any way she can.

Linda loves the beach, her family and friends.  Linda doesn’t love frogs, stress or the cold.

Administration

Beenleigh

Level 1, Suite 5, 1 James St, Beenleigh, 4207

Rachel
CEO; Speech-Language Pathologist

Rachel is a Certified Practicing Speech Pathologist (CPSP) with extensive experience with both inpatient and outpatient paediatric care across different service contexts in both Australia and the UK.

Rachel also provides business consulting and professional development training for other allied health professionals throughout Australia. Rachel is passionate about business leadership, paediatric feeding, literacy, parent training and educating and empowering others to optimise therapy outcomes.  Although these interests seem diverse, the recurring theme through them all is a love for facilitating growth and development in others so they can achieve their own unique potential.

Rachel is passionate, creative and energetic.   She likes helping people be their best self, reading and hanging out with her family.  She doesn’t like people missing out or suffering because of bad care, broken systems or ineffective use of available resources.

CEO

Rob
Clinical Team Leader/ Occupational Therapist

Rob is one of our Clinical Team Leaders and an experienced Occupational Therapist who has worked extensively with adults and children in South East Queensland and in the UK. Rob studied at the University of Queensland and began his career with Disability Services working with adults and children in the community. A move into private practice brought with it a focus on community based paediatric work as amobile therapist. Rob has recently returned from the UK where he gained valuable experience working in an adult acute hospital setting, as well as providing a mobile, private practice service for children and adults in the communities of north-east Scotland.
Rob loves being able to support people to discover their inherent strengths and develop their individual potential. He brings a sense of humour, compassion, and an eagerness to work alongside adults and children as they grow and develop their participation and engagement in all aspects of their daily life.
Rob likes being outdoors, singing in choirs, spending time with family, listening to music, and good coffee! Rob dislikes sitting in traffic jams.

Leadership/Senior Clinician

Priya
Speech-Language Pathologist

Priya is a Certified Practicing Speech Pathologist with experience working in the early intervention and acute hospital settings in Singapore. After completing her Masters degree in Flinders University, Adelaide, she worked extensively with young children and children with multiple disabilities, providing assessments and therapy for speech, language and literacy issues. An advocate for inclusiveness, she strives to build a strong and positive relationship with her clients and all the important stakeholders in the client’s life. The multiculral environment in Singapore has trained her to work with culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) children and families. She has special interest in language and literacy skills and loves to use children’s books in every session if possible. Priya is also the project officer for TeleTAG, a telerehabilitation service offered by TAG.
Priya likes reading (she is a huge Potterhead!), books, singing and cooking. Priya doesn’t like spiders, insects, badly made coffee.

Senior Clinician

Tahlia
Occupational Therapist

Tahlia is an Occupational Therapist who graduated from Southern Cross University on the Gold Coast. During her childhood, she sustained an injury that impacted her ability to engage in desired occupations for a period of time. This sparked her interest in working as an Occupational Therapist to support others to engage and participate in meaningful activities of daily life.

Tahlia has clinical experience working with people of all ages and walks of life in private practice, schools, hospitals, and community settings. Her previous roles as an Allied Health Assistant with TAG, within the NSW public health system, and as a retail worker, have provided her with knowledge and practical skills necessary to communicate effectively with clients, families, and medical staff. Additionally, Tahlia has volunteered at several camps for children with additional needs which is where her interest in working with children with ASD, ADHD and developmental delays has greatly developed. She is passionate about working from a strength-based approach and helping others to achieve their unique potential.

Tahlia is creative, adventurous and approachable. She loves arts and crafts, riding motorbikes, snowboarding, family, the beach and dogs. She doesn’t like water dragons and spicy food.

Clinician

Paige
Speech-Language Pathologist

Paige is a Certified Practicing Speech Pathologist who graduated with a Masters of Speech Pathology from Griffith University and has an undergraduate degree in Public Health (Health promotion and Nutrition). Her passion of speech pathology stemmed from a health promotion placement in Kathmandu, Nepal, where she worked alongside a speech pathologist with children with severe cerebral palsy in an orphanage who had no means of communication. This brought on a strong desire to help others improve their communicative abilities and a commitment to providing holistic patient care.

Paige has experience across all ranges of practice areas but her strong clinical interest areas lie in paediatric feeding, motor speech disorders, early language intervention and literacy in which she consistently upskills in.

Paige is friendly by nature, positive, creative and always performs her work with a cheery and energetic attitude!

She loves pottery, hiking, the beach, maltesers and popcorn! She doesn’t like needles or scary movies.

Clinician

Danny
Physiotherapist

Danny is a Physiotherapist who graduated from Griffith University with a Bachelor of Exercise Science and a Master of Physiotherapy. He has 5 years of physiotherapy experience in aged care.  Danny has 10 years experience as a Tae Kwon Do instructor, where he grew a passion for teaching strength, balance and motor skills primarily with children, but also with adults.  His clinical interests are in providing everyone the opportunity to move and function to the best of their abilities.  

Danny likes sports with specific interests in Tae Kwon Do, Soccer and Aussie Rules.  He also likes building and fixing things and superhero movies.  He doesn’t like onions and dishonesty.

Clincian

Chiara
Occupational Therapist

Chiara is an Occupational Therapist who recently graduated from Griffith University.  She has placement experience with general paediatric population, child & youth mental health, local refugee community and with TAG in Toowoomba.  Chiara has always been passionate about working with children with ASD, ADHD and developmental delays.  

Chiara is described by her family (to which we agree) as their little ‘ray of sunshine’.  She enjoys the outdoors including hiking, running, walking along the beach with her dogs, and spending time with family and friends.  She doesn’t like boring movies.

Clincian

Laura Irvine
Speech-Language Pathologist

Laura is a Certified Practicing Speech Pathologist (CPSP) who has also completed a Bachelor of Languages and Linguistics.  Laura’s clinical interest areas include speech and language. 

Laura is kind, funny and fabulous!  She likes anything pink or sparkly, Harry Potter (She’s a Ravenclaw!), hosting game nights, watching fantasy tv shows, and playing with my dob. She doesn’t like spiders, mean people, tea, or the beach. 

Clinician

Lleyton
Occupational Therapist

Lleyton is a new graduate OT with clinical experience in many areas such as the Acute Neurological and Stroke ward, the Acute General Medicine ward, working with Chronic Conditions within the community, applying an occupational therapy perspective within schools as well as aged care.  Lleyton’s clinical interest areas are paediatrics and he enjoys assisting and improving their daily activities through evidence based strategies.

Lleyton is humorous, approachable and dedicated.  He likes Sports (His favourite is Football (Soccer), Coffee, Italian food, Humour, friends and family.  He doesn’t like Racists, Sexists and traffic jams.

Clinician

Laura Strong
Occupational Therapist

Laura is an Occupational Therapist who recently graduated from Griffith University.  She has experience with the elderly population, children, adults and workplace injuries.  Her clinical interest areas are working with school aged children and young adolescents.  

Laura is friendly, empathetic and bubbly.  She likes sleeping, meditating/Pilates, exercising and the beach with my dogs.  She doesn’t like butterflies (flying close to me), scary movies, and impatient people.

Clinician

Sharon
Speech-Language Pathologist

Sharon is a recently graduated Certified Practicing Speech Pathologist (CPSP).  Sharon’s clinical interest areas are paediatric feeding and dysphagia.  

Sharon is curious, creative and friendly.  She likes a cup of tea on a rainy day, spending time with family and binge watching shows.  She doesn’t like geckos, or raisins in her chocolate. 

Clinician

Ezra
Administration/ Resource Officer

Ezra has a broad range of experience from data entry, warehouse packing, timber floor laying and basketball refereeing which suits TAG perfectly.  You may see Ezra assisting with Reception/Administration or helping with our clinic facilities and resources depending on the day and need.

Ezra is sporty, kind and helpful.  He likes basketball, cars and hanging with his friends.  Ezra doesn’t like “people that hate on my earrings!”

Administration

Janelle
Intake Officer

Janelle has 11 years experience in an administration, sales and managerial position with a fencing, wire and steel company. She spent 4 years working in Darwin running one of their branches for them. Prior to this Janelle was a stay at home Mum, raising 4 children and working part time on her family farm picking strawberries.
Janelle has previous experience working for 7 years with Franklins Supermarkets where she was the head cashier responsible for balancing registers, performing security lifts and doing the wages and maintaining HR files.
Janelle is fun, relaxed and open-minded. She loves to walk, read books and watch movies. She doesn’t like racism, gender inequality and people without empathy.

Administration

Lara
Scheduling Officer

Lara is one of our Scheduling Officers who will assist you with your regular therapy appointments and coordinating between yours and our clinical schedules.  Lara has extensive experience in both administration and customer service including as a receptionist, supervisor, sales assistant, food and beverage attendant and manager within grocery stores.

Lara is energetic, vibrant and competitive.  She likes trivia games, scrabble, and being organised.  She doesn’t like snakes, spiders and heavy rock music.

 

Administration

Morayfield

7/260 Morayfield Rd, Morayfield, 4506

Rachel
CEO; Speech-Language Pathologist

Rachel is a Certified Practicing Speech Pathologist (CPSP) with extensive experience with both inpatient and outpatient paediatric care across different service contexts in both Australia and the UK.

Rachel also provides business consulting and professional development training for other allied health professionals throughout Australia. Rachel is passionate about business leadership, paediatric feeding, literacy, parent training and educating and empowering others to optimise therapy outcomes.  Although these interests seem diverse, the recurring theme through them all is a love for facilitating growth and development in others so they can achieve their own unique potential.

Rachel is passionate, creative and energetic.   She likes helping people be their best self, reading and hanging out with her family.  She doesn’t like people missing out or suffering because of bad care, broken systems or ineffective use of available resources.

CEO

Tamika
Occupational Therapist

“Tamika is an Occupational Therapist with the last 3 years experience working mostly with older adults. Her involvement through her work and university placements has provided her with a vast array of experiences across different areas and helped her to develop an appreciation of the human experience as we age and the importance of a holistic approach across all stages of life.
Tamika is imaginative, optimistic and empathetic. She likes fashion from the 1930’s-1950’s, all things crafty and my retro video games collection. She doesn’t like creepy crawlies and not having salt and vinegar chips in the pantry.”

Clinician

Lilla
Speech-Language Pathologist

Lilla is a Certified Practising Speech Pathologist (CPSP) in her second year of experience. Lilla additionally holds a Master of Audiology Studies and is a current PhD student. She has a particular interest in Hearing impairment, alternative and augmentative communication (AAC).
Lilla is bubbly, talkative and musical. She likes earrings, singing and coffee. She doesn’t like slow internet, people that are inconsiderate of others and creepy crawlies.

Clinician

John
Clinical Team Leader/Occupational Therapist

John is an Occupational Therapist who graduated in 2019 and has experience working with adolescents with ASD. His clinical interest areas are with assistive technology and home modifications. John is empathetic, authentic and succinct. He likes American football, science fiction, ice cream and all animals especially his golden retriever Ollie. He doesn’t like injuries, big egos and melted ice cream.

Leadership/Clinician

Chantelle
Speech-Language Pathologist

Chantelle is a Certified Practicing Speech Pathologist (CPSP) who graduated with a Masters in Speech Pathology studies from UQ.  She also has a degree in Linguistics and Psychology.  Her passion for speech pathology stems from growing up with a younger brother with non-verbal autism and how speech pathologists were able to give him a voice and a means to communicate.  This has given Chantelle a strong desire to help her clients reach their potential and achieve their communicative goals through a holistic model of care.

Prior to moving to Australia, Chantelle worked as an Allied Health Assistant in both private practice and community rehabilitation with children and adults. Chantelle’s strong clinical interests lie in early intervention, speech sound disorders and acquired neurological disorders.

Chantelle is approachable, bubbly and fun!  She likes dancing, the beach and ice cream.  She doesn’t like spiders and heights!

Clinician

Hayley
Occupational Therapist

Hayley is an Occupational Therapist who recently graduated from Australian Catholic University.  Hayley has placement experience across the lifespan in both hospital and private practice.  As well as previous retail work experience and working for Disney!  Hayley has a clinical interest in young adults and sensory processing.

Hayley is passionate, energetic and friendly.  She likes chocolate, travelling, naps and Disney.  She doesn’t like snakes, creepy crawlies and traffic.

Clinician

Sherene
Speech-Language Pathologist

Sherene is a Certified Practising Speech Pathologist (CPSP) who has had placement experience in health clinics, acute hospital settings, aged care and primary school.  Sherene has a clinical interest in Fluency (stuttering) and Voice. 

Sherene is caring, enthusiastic and loves people.  She likes her beautiful cat Clifford, music and spending time with her friends and family.  She doesn’t like people who leave the lights on when they don’t need to be on and the feeling of baking paper!

Clinician

Fran
Scheduling Officer

Fran has a broad range of experience that creates a unique and amazing fit within the TAG team.  Fran has great customer service experience from working in the hospitality industry.  She also brings a unique perspective having previously worked in the allied health profession internationally.  

Fran is easy going and fun.  She likes travelling, animals and food.  She doesn’t like prickles and spiders. 

Administration

Chinchilla

13 Canaga Street, Chinchilla

Rachel
CEO; Speech-Language Pathologist

Rachel is a Certified Practicing Speech Pathologist (CPSP) with extensive experience with both inpatient and outpatient paediatric care across different service contexts in both Australia and the UK.

Rachel also provides business consulting and professional development training for other allied health professionals throughout Australia. Rachel is passionate about business leadership, paediatric feeding, literacy, parent training and educating and empowering others to optimise therapy outcomes.  Although these interests seem diverse, the recurring theme through them all is a love for facilitating growth and development in others so they can achieve their own unique potential.

Rachel is passionate, creative and energetic.   She likes helping people be their best self, reading and hanging out with her family.  She doesn’t like people missing out or suffering because of bad care, broken systems or ineffective use of available resources.

CEO

Ella
Occupational Therapist

Ella is an Occupational Therapist who has graduated in 2020 from Australian Catholic University. Ella’s clinical interests are in child development, adults and mental health. She has always been interested in children and young adults but her placements at the Mater Health and Wellness Clinic, Camp Muscular Dystrophy (in Melbourne) and Edmund Rice Camp solidified her interest in working with this age group as well.
Ella has experience working with TAG as an Allied Health Assistant and we are delighted for her graduation and continuing on as an Occupational Therapist. Ella loves Occupational Therapy as she is able to help people and their families gain better understanding and independence. It is a way for her to help people in a holistic way and be able to do the things the person finds meaningful in their life. Everyone has a unique story and journey they are on and she hopes to enhance that experience.
Ella is creative, unique and playful. She likes arts and crafts, dogs and reading. She doesn’t like tomatoes and thunderstorms.

Clinician

Elise
Speech-Language Pathologist

Elise is a Certified Practicing Speech Pathologist (CPSP) with placement experience with acute and outpatient hospital settings, schools and a mixed caseload in a rural setting.  Elise has clinical interest areas in adults with progressive neurological diseases and motor disorders across the lifespan.  Elise is also trained as an Orofacial Myologist.

Elise like spending time with her family, travelling and board games.  She doesn’t like wasps.

Clinician

Rachel
Speech-Language Pathologist

Rachel is a Certified Practicing Speech Pathologist (CPSP) with experience in residential aged care, adult and paediatric private practice.  Her clinical interest areas are speech, swallowing and alternative and augmentative communication across paediatric and adult populations.

Rachel is empathic, caring and dedicated.  She likes concerts, going to the beach and exercising.  Rachel does not like the cold and scary movies.

 

Clinician

Judi
Intake Officer

Jude has 23 years experience in administration and 13 years as a Special Needs Teacher Aide. Her combined wealth of experience brings a perfect understanding and balance to the types of needs and administrative support that is needed at TAG. Jude describes herself as genuine and a Posh Bogan. Jude likes her family, music festivals and concerts. She doesn’t like bullying and discrimination.

Administration