We are an experienced team of Allied Health professionals committed to providing evidence-based collaborative services. We will work with you and your support network to assist you to achieve your goals and maximise your ability to participate independently in everyday life.
Allied Therapy Services clinicians have a minimum 5 years experience so you can be confident you're working with an experienced clinician. Our team are committed to ongoing professional development to ensure we are providing services in line with best practice. We thoroughly enjoy what we do and look forward to working with you as a part of your team.
Pip Johnstone / Speech Pathologist
Pip has been working as a Speech Pathologist for over 9 years in community and disability sectors, both in NZ and Australia. Her experience includes working with people with neurological conditions, teens and adults with swallowing disorders, and assisting children and adults with complex communication disorders to achieve their goals utilising AAC supports. Pip has expertise in assessment, prescription, programming, providing support and training for high and low tech communication aids and devices.
Sally Schwal / Occupational Therapist
Sally has worked for over 10 years in the public health sector, both in Victoria and Queensland. She has completed her Masters in Stroke Management, as neurological conditions are a specific passion of hers. She is driven to assist her clients in optimising their occupational performance. Sally is experienced with clients who have neurological conditions, ABI, stroke and chronic health conditions. Her services include equipment prescription, home modifications, task analysis, upper limb therapy and cognitive management to optimise engagement in meaningful occupations.
Connie Lombardo / Physiotherapist
Working as a physiotherapist for seven years Connie has a special interest and expertise in neurological rehabilitation particularly stroke, MS, balance disorders and falls and mobility issues. She is trained in the Bobath method and has experience in equipment prescription (transfer and mobility aids and wheelchairs). Connie enjoys working with clients and their carers/ support networks to ensure the promotion of safe and effective exercise and self-management strategies.
Marisa Crowe / Occupational Therapist
Bio coming soon!