Our Staff

Our consultants are talented, experienced & supportive professionals. Our admin staff can help you with funding and therapy options.
Contact us and discover how we can help you and your child. 
Emily 
Speech Pathologist

Emily is Synergy’s senior speech pathologist and lead therapist. She has a Bachelor of Speech Pathology from the University of Queensland and is a Certified Practising Speech Pathologist (CPSP). Emily has been working in paediatrics since graduating, and particularly enjoys working as a generalist therapist with a range of clients who have communication and feeding difficulties. She has an interest in supporting children from diverse cultural, social and linguistic backgrounds. Some of Emily’s additional training includes the Lidcombe Program for Early Stuttering, the SOS Approach to Feeding, and PODD.

Mikayla 
Speech Therapist

Mikayla graduated from the Australian Catholic University with a Bachelor of Speech Pathology.  Throughout her university experience, she has developed a passion for all things speech pathology and particularly loves working with children with a diverse range of developmental needs.  Mikayla is excited to support children and their families along their journey with Synergy Learning and Therapy, and to assist families to strive towards their goals, while still making therapy fun for the whole family.  Outside of work, Mikayla loves cooking, travelling, her dog Alfie, and spending time with her family and friends.

Lee
Speech Pathologist
Hannah 
Occupational Therapist

Hannah completed her Bachelor of Occupational Therapy at the University of Queensland.  She has worked with children and their families with various difficulties across all areas of a child’s occupation such as fine motor skills (including handwriting and scissor skills), self-care skills (toileting, dressing and personal hygiene), behaviour, concentration/attention skills, sleep, sensory processing differences, gross motor skills (co-ordination, balance), visual perception difficulties and play/social skills. 

She has experience in working with children with complex needs and has worked with children and their families with a range of disabilities. She has a particular interest in working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. She enjoys working with families to make family-centred goals and tailor intervention that is creative, fun and unique for each child.

Louise
Occupational Therapist

Louise completed her Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Hons) at the University of sunshine coast.

Over her academic journey she has obtained the skills, abilities, and professional behaviours, to provide a service that assists individuals to reach their fullest potential. She is able to provide therapy across multiple areas including fine motor and gross motor, self-care, social skills, behaviour management, sleep and sensory processing. Louise has always had a passion to work with children from diverse populations. She enjoys working with children and their families with a range of disabilities. She is particularly interested in working with children with developmental delay and Autism Spectrum Disorder. Louise strives to provide therapy which is unique to each child, evidence based, and most of all, enjoyable for everyone.

Ashlie
Occupational Therapist

Ashlie completed her degree in Occupational Therapy at the University of the Sunshine Coast. During her studies, Ashlie obtained a wide range of experience working with children of varying ages and abilities and has a passion for working together with families to reach their child’s goals. Ashlie is very excited to be bringing her knowledge and enthusiasm to the Synergy Learning team!

Kassie 
Music Therapist

Kassie is a Registered Music Therapist with a Masters of Music Therapy from the University of Queensland. Prior to completing her Masters, Kassie also completed a Bachelor of Music majoring in piano performance, and a Diploma in Education. It was during the education course that Kassie realised her passion for helping others through music, with her drawn to those students that seemed to need a little more help and support.

Since completing her studies, Kassie has worked with clients in many different areas, including youth mental health in flexi-school settings, and children and young people with learning difficulties and special needs. She also continues to teach instrumental music to students from a wide range of ages, abilities and backgrounds across Brisbane's Northside. 

Nancy
Director
Donna
Practice Manager
Keira
Therapist Assistant & Administrator 
Leanne
Receptionist 

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