Anna Harvey has 17 years experience working across various hospitals, community health settings, multidisciplinary child development services, educational contexts and more recently in private practice. She graduated from the University of Queensland in 2004 with a Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours – Class 1) and was awarded the Valedictorian of the UQ School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences (2004). She has contributed to clinical research, co-authored a number of published journal articles and has presented at national and international conferences. Anna has also supervised and mentored Speech Pathology students and new graduate clinicians.
Anna is passionate about providing speech pathology services to children to improve communication outcomes for children and their families. Being a mum to four young children, Anna is able to offer practical strategies and flexible, individualised treatment programs, whilst maintaining a focus on current, evidence-based practice. Anna has a special interest in working with children who stutter and their families. She also has experience and enjoys working in the areas of childhood speech sound disorders, early literacy skills and early language.
Anna has additional training in a number of treatment programs, including the Lidcombe Program for early stuttering, the Sequential Oral Sensory (S.O.S.) Approach to Feeding Disorders, PROMPT, the Nuffield Dyspraxia Program for children with childhood apraxia of speech and the Sounds-Write program for children with literacy difficulties. Anna is also Hanen®-Certified for the “It Takes Two to Talk” Parent Program, the “Target Word” Parent Program and the “Learning Language and Loving It” Program for Early Childhood Educators.