TAG Team

Toowoomba North

18-20 Harth Street, Toowoomba 4350

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

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

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

Francois
Physiotherapist

Francois is our Toowoomba North Physiotherapist who has a keen interest in Paediatric Physiotherapy with his experience reflecting his interest area. He also comes to TAG with experience in respiratory, orthopaedic, musculoskeletal and neurological physiotherapy in hospital settings. He likes to be active and exercise, enjoy the outdoors and loves animals. He dislikes summer, spicy food and flies. Francois is fun, motivated and honest. 

Clinician

Georgia
Clinical Manager/ 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

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

Koko
Clinical Team Leader/ 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.

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

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

 

Kimberlee
Clinical Manager/ Speech-Language Pathologist

Kimberlee is a speech pathologist with 10 years experience working in infant feeding, early intervention, adult disability, dysphagia, mealtime management, aged care, and palliative care. She has worked with disability services and in public health, prior to moving into private practice. In her clinical work, Kimberlee is passionate about finding mealtime and feeding solutions that work holistically for individuals and families, and empowering individuals of every age to participate in decisions about their everyday life.  As a leader Kimberlee emphasises support and collaborative problem solving to promote delivery of the highest quality, person focussed, evidence based care.
 
 
Her friends describe her as curious and chatty, and outside of work, Kimberlee can be found belting out the latest animated movie hits with her children or playing piano. Kimberlee does not enjoy doing the washing up, and is very grateful for the invention of the dishwasher.

 

Leadership

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

Andy
Administration Officer

Andy is one of our Administration Officers at our Toowoomba North. As a multi award winning florist for the past 12 years, she was awarded Interflora Florist of the Year QLD 2012 and has achieved great success with her creative flare. Andy also has experience in Administration as a Team Leader and Executive Management Assistant within the CTP department for Suncorp. 

She is recognised by our clients as bubbly and fun with her many different pairs of earrings. She is obsessed with growing her collection of earrings and currently has around 200 pairs! You may also see her singing and blasting her Rock and Roll or Heavy Metal music in her car. Her personal experience of being a Mum to 2 beautiful ‘extra/special needs’ helps her empathise and relate to our clients’ circumstances in needing to coordinate clinical appointments. She dislikes people being unkind to others and wishes we would all just love each other for who and what we are.

Administration

Mandi
Administration Officer

Mandi is an experienced Administration Officer with a variety of experience from Animal Management and local laws working in Councils and RSPCA, employment services and recruitment and endless customer service experience.

Mandi is quirky, unique and playful.  She likes cows, frogs and anything to do with animals.  She doesn’t like negative thinking and coriander.

Administration

Toowoomba City

Unit 8, 256 Margaret Street, Toowoomba 4350

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

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

Alexandra
Speech-Language Pathologist

Alexandra is a Certified Practising Speech Pathologist (CPSP) who has experience in health clinics, acute hospital settings, primary schools, and paediatric mental health. Alexandra enjoys the generalist nature of her role and is developing her clinical interest areas in paediatric and adult language, speech, and swallowing/feeding.

Alexandra is passionate, empathetic, and bubbly! She likes spending time with friends and family and enjoys great coffee and cute puppy dogs. She doesn’t like horror movies and tuna.

Clinician

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

 

Kimberlee
Clinical Manager/ Speech-Language Pathologist

Kimberlee is a speech pathologist with 10 years experience working in infant feeding, early intervention, adult disability, dysphagia, mealtime management, aged care, and palliative care. She has worked with disability services and in public health, prior to moving into private practice. In her clinical work, Kimberlee is passionate about finding mealtime and feeding solutions that work holistically for individuals and families, and empowering individuals of every age to participate in decisions about their everyday life.  As a leader Kimberlee emphasises support and collaborative problem solving to promote delivery of the highest quality, person focussed, evidence based care. 
 
Her friends describe her as curious and chatty, and outside of work, Kimberlee can be found belting out the latest animated movie hits with her children or playing piano. Kimberlee does not enjoy doing the washing up, and is very grateful for the invention of the dishwasher. 

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Leadership

Liv
Speech-Language Pathologist

Olivia is a Certified Practising Speech Pathologist who has joined TAG following 5 years working in remote NSW where she developed a passion for working in Indigenous Health and providing speech pathology services across the lifespan.

Her clinical interests are paediatric speech and language, adult speech and swallowing. She is excited to utilise her skills to support her clients and their families. Olivia lives op shopping, hanging out with friends and delicious food. She disliked being cold, spiders and scary movies. Olivia is warm, passionate and positive.

Clinician

Monique
Occupational Therapist

Monique is a recent graduate Occupational Therapist from Griffith University. She has become a TAG team member following a variety of placement experience including paediatric private practice at TAG Beenleigh. She also has placement experience on the general medical ward, emergency department as part of the acute care team (mental health) and outpatient hand therapy. Her clinical interests are paediatrics and school aged children with a wide range of diagnoses. She enjoys spending her time on the beach, surf fishing, good coffee, dogs and spending quality time with friends and family. Monique dislikes spiders, spicy food or confined spaces. She is warm, positive and kind.

Clinician

Taylah
Occupational Therapist

 

Clinician

Carly
Finance 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

Emily
Administration Officer

Emily is an Administration Officer at our Toowoomba clinics. She has come to TAG with previous experience working as a Senior Receptionist at a GP as well as in administration for Headspace. She likes playing board & card games with family and friends, whale watching, trips to the beach and reading. She dislikes walking through spider webs, scary movies and summer. Emily is cheerful, practical and compassionate.

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

Mandi
Scheduling Coordinator

Mandi is an experienced Administration Officer with a variety of experience from Animal Management and local laws working in Councils and RSPCA, employment services and recruitment and endless customer service experience.

Mandi is quirky, unique and playful.  She likes cows, frogs and anything to do with animals.  She doesn’t like negative thinking and coriander.

Administration

Beenleigh

Level 1, Suite 5 & 6, 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

Bronte
Speech-Language Pathologist

Bronte is a recent graduate from UQ with placement experiences across a number of settings including schools (providing services both face to face and over telehealth), combined occupational therapy and speech therapy clinics, and within a cancer care team in a hospital. Bronte enjoys working with both children and adults with her clinical interest being literacy, AAC, swallowing and speech. Bronte is friendly, enthusiastic and diligent. Her favourite things include spending time with family and friends, playing hockey, cuddling dogs and drinking bubble tea. She doesn’t like sour lollies, creepy crawlies (especially spiders!) and expensive petrol prices.

Clinician

Danny
Clinical Team Leader/ Physiotherapist

Danny is a Clinical Team Leader and 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.

Leadership/Clinician

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

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

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

Meagan
Speech-Language Pathologist

Meagan is a Certified Practicing Speech Pathologist (CPSP).  Meagan’s clinical interest areas are pragmatic language development in adolescents and holistic care of adults post stroke/traumatic brain injury (including aphasia, apraxia, cognitive communication, and dysphagia).  

Meagan is caring, determined and genuine.  She likes hot yoga, earrings, and cats.  She doesn’t like boogers, littering, and sunburn.

Clinician

Michelle
Occupational Therapist

Michelle is one of our experienced Senior Occupational Therapist at our Beenleigh clinic. She has previously spent 8 years working in a specialised mental health hospital. Most of that time was spent working with Adolescents with various mental health difficulties and working within the adult substance rehabilitation unit. She also has experience working with adult long term mental health care clients. Her early career was spent working with the  elderly and those affected by general medical conditions resulting in mental health difficulties. 

Michelle enjoys doing a number of activities including crafts, reading, video games, playing boardgames, dancing and singing in the car. She also likes chocolate and camping. She dislikes green beans and the cold. Michelle is quirky, friendly and loving.

Senior 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

Phoebe
Occupational Therapist

Phoebe is a recent graduate Occupational Therapist from Griffith University on the Gold Coast. She has had a range of placement experiences including our very own private practice at TAG Beenleigh where she was able to embrace her clinical interest in paediatrics and young adults! She has also had experience at Redlands hospital emergency (acute) & hand therapy and adult forensic mental health in Townsville.  Phoebe is kind, empathetic and optimistic. She loves camping, hiking, the beach, travel and tea! She dislikes closed minded people and tomatoes.

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.

Clinician

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

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 and providing Administrative support. Ezra is sporty, kind and helpful.  He likes cars, collecting sneakers and hanging with friends. He dislikes bullies, terrorists and speeding tickets.

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

Kelly
Administration Officer

 

 

Administration

Natalia
Management Assistant

Natalia has extended hospitality experience bartending in nightclubs and previously worked as a salon coordinator.  Natalia has completed her Bachelor of Exercise Science and Graduate certificate in Public Health, she enjoyed gaining knowledge of health systems, determinants of health and inequalities within the community.  

Natalia is mindful, caring and easy-going.  She likes spending time with family and friends, Krispy Kreme glazed donuts and anything outdoors in the sunshine, especially the beach and trail walks!  She doesn’t like vegemite!, dishonesty and manipulative people.

 

Administration

Morayfield

Suite 6 & 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

Alanna
Occupational Therapist

Alanna Kirsch is one of our Occupational Therapists at the Morayfield clinic. She has experience within a paediatric and mental health practice settings. Her experience with paediatrics aligns with her clinical interest areas which also includes an interest in rehabilitation. She loves getting outdoors on hikes, scrabble and also Asian and Italian food! She dislikes snakes, parsley and scary movies. Alanna is punctual, funny and loyal.

Clinician

Courtney
Speech-Language Pathologist

 

Courtney is a Certified Practising Speech Pathologist, recently graduating from Australian Catholic University. She has a variety of placement experiences that have sparked her clinical interest in dysphagia and all things swallowing. She has experience in an acute hospital setting working with patient post-stroke assessing their swallowing, language and speech skills. She also has placement experience in rural school settings working predominantly on language and literacy skills.

She likes coffee, camping and swimming in the ocean. She hates feeling cold! Courtney is patient, caring and a friendly member of the team!

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

 

Jess
Speech-Language Pathologist

Jess is a Certified Practising Speech Pathologist with previous experience predominantly in paediatric disability since 2017, with some experience in adult community rehabilitation. She has particular clinical interest in Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) and feeding. She likes reading books, plants and animals (excluding spiders!). She dislikes running out of coffee and early mornings, even more so when they are simultaneous. Jess is empathetic, calm and caring. 

Clinician

Jessamy
Occupational Therapist

Jessamy is a new-graduate Occupational Therapist with placement experience in adult rehabilitation and older-adult residential aged care. She is interested in working with a range of clients, including young people and their families.
She likes getting outside, spending time with her three younger brothers and curling up with a good book. She doesn’t like housework or very hot days. Three words to describe her are curious, quiet and considerate.

Clinician

 

Julie
Speech-Language Pathologist

We are very excited to have Julie join the TAG team in Term 2, 2022.  Julie has extensive experience as a Speech-Language Pathologist.

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

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

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

Tamika
Occupational Therapist

Tamika is an Occupational Therapist who graduated from the University of the Sunshine Coast in 2016. Tamika has experience across all ranges of practice areas but her strong clinical interest areas lie working alongside the neurodiverse community and trauma informed care. Tamika is imaginative, humorous and empathetic. She likes cooking, arts and crafts and playing video games. She doesn’t like summer and flys.

Clinician

Fran
Administration Team Leader

Fran has a broad range of experience that creates a unique and amazing fit within the TAG team.  Fran is one of our amazing Administration Team Leader’s and 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.

Leadership | Administration

Nicole
Administration Officer

Nicole is our Administration Officer for the Morayfield clinic. She has come to TAG with experience in banking/insurance, hospital administration and over 20 years experience in the travel industry. She loves to travel and to socialise with friends and family. She is one for entertainment and enjoys watching a good movie and listening to music. She is friendly, sarcastic (the good type) and kind. 

Administration

Aspley

Shop 5 & 6, 609 Robinson Rd West, Aspley 4034

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

Linley
Speech-Language Pathologist

Linley is a Certified Practicing Speech Pathologist (CPSP) with a passion for working with children and adults across a wide range of practice areas including communication (speech and language), literacy, voice, feeding and swallowing. Linley has experience providing acute care in hospital settings as well as working in the clinic and in the community.

Linley’s therapy style is friendly and person centred with a focus on helping clients to set and achieve goals that really matter to them.

Linley is curious, creative and loves challenges. She has a passion for football, reading and the colour green.  She doesn’t like following recipes when cooking.

 

Clinician

Tahlia
Occupational Therapist

Tahlia is an Occupational Therapist who graduated from Southern Cross University on the Gold Coast. Tahlia has a passion for working with both children and adults, and supports them to engage in meaningful activities of daily life and increase their independence. Tahlia enjoys working in a generalist role at TAG, however her clinical interest areas are early play and social skills, group therapy, and increasing independence in self-care tasks – particularly toileting.

Tahlia has clinical experience working with people of all ages and walks of life in a variety of settings including private practice, schools, and other community spaces. She has experience in early intervention, increasing independence in daily living skills, assistive technology, and home modifications.

Tahlia is creative, adventurous and friendly. She loves arts and crafts, snowboarding, the beach, her dogs, and spending quality time with her family and friends. She doesn’t like water dragons or spicy foods.

Clinician

Lara
Senior Administration Officer

Lara has certificates in a range of interest areas including Individual Support Services, Health Support Services, Hospitality and Retail Cosmetics. Located at our Aspley clinic, Lara is a hard working, fun and outgoing member of our team. As our Senior Administration Officer, she is eager to assist our TAG clients and support family-centred care. She likes shoes, food, helping people and spending her time with family and friends. She does not like zucchini, discrimination and selfish people.

Administration