Our Team

Beck Mungoven
Director and Senior Speech Pathologist

Beck is a Certified Practising Speech Pathologist (CPSP) and is a registered member of Speech Pathology Australia (SPA). Beck graduated from the University of Newcastle with a Bachelor of Speech Pathology. She has experience in the assessment and treatment of speech sound disorders, language disorders, literacy difficulties, stuttering and social skills with children and adolescents of all ages. Beck also has vast experience in coordinating and implementing school-based programs and has a special interest in the area of speech pathology within the juvenile justice system.

Beck has completed the following professional development courses:
  • Sounds-Write Phonics Program
  • Hanen – It Takes Two to Talk Program
  • Lidcombe Program (Stuttering for children aged 6 years and under)
  • Audiometry Screening and Assessment Program
  • Diagnosis and Treatment of CAS using Dynamic Temporal and Tactile Cueing (DTTC)
  • Language Therapy Advance Training Program
  • Sensory Intensive Course for Speech-Language Pathologists 
  • Speech Pathology in Schools – A Whole School Approach Workshop
  • Preschool & Early School-age Language Assessment & Intervention Workshop
  • Speech Sounds and Phonological Assessment and Intervention Workshop
  • DSM-V Criteria for Autism Workshop
  • Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) Workshop
  • The ABCs of Central Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD) Workshop
  • Key Word Signing (KWS) Workshops
  • Inclusive Communication and Behaviour Support (ICABS) Workshop
  • Clinical Education in Australia – National Forum Workshop
Beck loves spending time with her family including Dungey the Dalmatian! She loves to travel and has a flair for abstract painting.
Taylah Lee

Speech Pathologist

Taylah graduated from the University of Newcastle with a Bachelor of Speech Pathology and is a registered member of Speech Pathology Australia (SPA). She has completed the Sounds-Write Phonics Program and has experience in assessing and treating children who present with:
  • Speech sound disorders
  • Receptive language delays and disorders
  • Expressive language delays and disorders
  • Literacy difficulties
  • Stuttering
  • Social skills
  • Vocal nodules and vocal fold paralysis
Taylah also has experience implementing school-based programs. She aims to highlight the strengths of her clients which allows them to thrive within their sessions and beyond.

Taylah enjoys spending time with her friends and family, going to the beach and watching Netflix!

Nicole Alley

Speech Pathologist

Nicole is a Certified Practising Speech Pathologist (CPSP) and is a registered member of Speech Pathology Australia (SPA). Nicole graduated from the University of Newcastle with a Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours). She has experience in the assessment and treatment of speech sound disorders, language disorders, literacy difficulties, stuttering, social skills, and alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) with children of all ages. Nicole loves working together with families to ensure clients receive engaging, evidence-based services to support the development of their communication skills.

Nicole has completed the following Professional Development courses:

  • Hanen – It Takes Two to Talk Program
  • Assessment and Treatment of Selective Mutism recorded course
  • Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Phonics 1:1- A Sounds Write symposium
  • Key Word Signing Workshops
  • A variety of workshops covering practice areas such as: ADHD, LAMP Words for Life, Proloquo2go, childhood apraxia of speech, oral musculature assessments, adolescent literacy and language

In her downtime, Nicole enjoys baking yummy treats, reading and completing jigsaw puzzles!

Brittney Lodge

Senior Speech Pathologist

Brittney is a Certified Practising Speech Pathologist (CPSP) and is a registered member of Speech Pathology Australia (SPA). Brittney graduated from Newcastle University with a Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours). Over time she has gained knowledge and experience in the assessment and treatment of speech sound disorders, language disorders, literacy difficulties, stuttering, social communication skills and Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) with children and adolescents of all ages. Brittney is particularly passionate about working with paediatrics and has a special interest in autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Brittney strives to work collaboratively with parents/carers, educators and other health professionals to ensure the best quality services are provided to each client. She is dedicated to providing evidence based practice that is supported through ongoing professional development. Brittney has completed the following professional development courses:
  • Inside Out – Sensory Processing Training Certificate
  • Hanen – More Than Words Program
  • Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Key Word Signing Workshops
  • Audiometry Screening and Assessment Program

Brittney loves spending time with her family and friends!

Emily Watters

Speech Pathologist

Emily is a Certified Practising Speech Pathologist (CPSP) and is a registered member of Speech Pathology Australia (SPA). Emily recently graduated from the University of Newcastle with a Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours). She has completed the Sounds-Write Phonics Program and has experience working with clients who present with:

  • Speech sound disorders
  • Receptive language disorders
  • Expressive language disorders
  • Literacy difficulties
  • Social skills difficulties

Emily enjoys spending time with her family and friends, crafting and watching sport!

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