Emma joined Speechcare in 2011 after graduating from the University of Queensland with a Master of Speech Pathology Studies in 2009. Emma previously completed a Bachelor of Behavioural Science and Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice (Griffith University).
Emma has worked extensively in both private and tertiary education settings, where she has developed an excellent reputation for her strong commitment to improving the lives of people who stutter. Emma has experience working with children of all ages, adolescents and adults who stutter. Emma also has a special interest in working with children with speech sound, language and literacy difficulties.
Emma has training and experience in a variety of treatments for stuttering including the Lidcombe Program for preschool and school aged children who stutter, Syllable Timed Speech, Self-Imposed Time Out, Stuttering Modification, Speech Restructuring including the Camperdown Program and various Smooth Speech Programs. Emma is also a Certified Hanen Therapist and is qualified to lead It Takes Two To Talk Programs.
As a mother of 2 young children, Emma understands and appreciates the difficulties faced by many parents and provides an empathetic and supportive approach to empower them in every possible way throughout the therapy process. Emma believes that building a strong relationship with clients and their families is integral to a successful outcome in treatment.
Emma also works as a Lecturer in Speech Pathology at The University of Queensland. Emma is passionate about sharing her knowledge, experience and expertise through her teaching and clinical education work.