Ba(DramArts), Ba(Arts), Ma(SpPath), MSPA, CPSP
Sally completed a Master’s degree in Speech Pathology from La Trobe University, a Bachelor of Dramatic Arts (Acting) from the Victorian College of the Arts, and Fine Arts and Theatre Major in a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Sydney. She is a member of Speech Pathology Australia, Australian Voice Association, Gender Identity in Voice Group and Laryngology Society of Australasia.
Sally has worked as a speech pathologist in private hospitals, inpatient and home rehabilitation, aged care facilities, private practice, and educational settings. She has also been a clinical educator and voice clinic co-ordinator at La Trobe Communication Clinic. With a particular interest in the management of voice and upper airway disorders, Sally also worked at Voice Medicine Australia / Melbourne Voice Analysis Centre, and at the Royal Children’s Hospital.
Sally continues to develop her skills in the area of speech pathology management to ensure her clients are at all times provided with evidence-based management. She is trained in the Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT) to manage voice difficulties for those with Parkinson’s Disease, and is a certified Sounds Write practitioner. She is a regular delegate at the National Speech Pathology Australia Conferences as well as the Australasian Laryngology Society, Voice Foundation and Pan European Voice Conferences. She recently completed research with colleagues at La Trobe University and Karolinksa Institute in Sweden, examining the efficacy of transgender voice training.
Sally is committed to providing best practise and a person-centred approach to all her services. She aims to ensure all clients have their communication and upper airway needs met in a timely and thorough way, enabling them to resume their lives with confidence and quality.