South Coast Speech Pathology is an innovative, community orientated practice based on the beautiful South Coast of NSW. We proudly service the Bega Valley, Eurobodalla and Shoalhaven districts. Our Speech Therapists can visit you in your home, school, child care centre or aged care facility. Alternatively you can visit us at our Moruya or Nowra clinics.
We also provide outreach services for those in remote and rural areas. Where appropriate these outreach services can be supported by teletherapy (yes, we’ll provide fun, interactive and engaging speech therapy over the web!)
To confirm that we service your area feel free to browse by district. If you are unsure or your area is not listed please call us during business hours on 0433 562 902. If your query is outside of business hours please use the contact form on our ‘Contact Us’ page or find us on Facebook.
What areas do we service?
Cambewarran, Kangaroo Valley, Jaspers Bush, Berry, Shoalhaven Heads, Coolangatta, Bomaderry, North Nowra, West Cambewarra, Nowra, Terara, Numbag, Comerong Island, Greenwell Point, Culburra Beach, Currarong, Callala Bay, Callala Beach, Myola, Yalwal, Burrier, Huskisson, Vincentia, Hyams Beach, Sanctuary Point, St Georges Basin, Tomerong, Wandandian, Sussex Inlet, Swanhaven, Cudmirrah, Berrara, Bendalong, Manyana, Lake Conjola, Milton, Narrawallee, Mollymook, Ulladulla, Burrill Lake, Dolphin Point, Brooman, Shallow Crossing, Durras North, Bawley Point, Tabourie Lake
Batemans Bay, Surf Beach, Catalina, Malua Bay, Denhams Beach, Mogo, Broulee, North Batemans Bay, Maloneys Beach, Long Beach, Moruya, Moruya Heads, Congo, Bingie, Tuross Head, Bodalla, Narooma
Bega, Cobargo, Bermagui, Tathra, Tura Beach, Candelo, Quaama, Wyndham, Lochiel, Merimbula, Pambula, Eden
Why Choose Us?
Claire Price - Director & Speech Pathologist
BBehavSc(Psych), MSpPathSt, GradCertEd(LrngDiff), CPSP
Claire is the founder of South Coast Speech Pathology. She is an experienced Speech Pathologist who has worked throughout Sydney, on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast and Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula before settling with her partner on the idyllic South Coast of NSW. She looks forward to forming long lasting relationships with local families and organisations.
Claire holds a Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Psychology), a Master of Speech Pathology Studies and a Graduate Certificate in Education, specialising in Learning Difficulties.
Claire has completed additional training in a number of evidence based programs:
- The SOS Approach to Feeding
- Ellyn Satter: Division of Responsibility in Feeding
- Hanen: It Takes Two to Talk
- The Lidcombe Program for stuttering
- The Spalding Method
- MULTILIT: Reading Tutor Program
- Lindamood-Bell’s Visualizing and Verbalizing Program
- Circle of Security – Parenting
- Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) Level 1 Training
Claire’s experience and post-graduate training assist her to create individualised and holistic therapy sessions that help children and adults reach their potential. She believes in client-centered care, and building on an individual’s strengths to help them to become valued members of their community.
Kate Patten - Speech Pathologist
A graduate from The University of Sydney, Kate relocated to the beautiful South Coast of NSW in 2018. Kate holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (Speech Pathology) and is a member of Speech Pathology Australia.
Throughout her studies, Kate worked with paediatric clients both around Sydney and in Darwin. She has experience working in the public hospital system and a specific interest in providing speech pathology assessment and therapy to adult clients.
Kate has a passion for working with clients post stroke and clients with neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s. She has experience across a range of practice areas including dysphagia management, speech, language and voice interventions. Kate has completed additional training in Lee Silverman Voice Treatment – Loud (LSVT). Kate enjoys building rapport and working collaboratively with her clients and their families, in order to ensure client-centred practice.
When Kate is not working, you’ll find her exploring outdoors, playing sport or cafe hopping.
Ellen Karp - Speech Pathologist
BPrimEd, MSLP, CPSP
Ingrid Mason - Speech Pathologist
BA, BPrimEd, MA (Cognitive Science), MSpPath, CPSP
Ingrid holds qualifications in Primary School Education, Cognitive Science and a Masters of Speech Pathology and is a certified member of Speech Pathology Australia.
Ingrid brings a passion for working with strengths and building resilience in the clients and families that she meets. She has worked with both children and adults from a diverse range of backgrounds and strongly believes in the value of working with the individual, family and community in a holistic way to meet the needs of people with communication and swallowing difficulties.
Ingrid is also a parent and fully understands the juggling act of providing support whilst caring for others. When not working, she can be found bush-walking with the family or relaxing on the balcony watching over her growing herd of guinea pigs.
Our Speech Pathologists are certified practising members of Speech Pathology Australia (SPA). SPA is the national peak body for the speech pathology profession in Australia.
South Coast Speech Pathology wishes to extend our respects to the traditional custodians of the land on which we live and work, the Elders past and present and to the children and young people of today, who are the Elders of tomorrow.