BSpPath(Hons) MSPA CPSP
Anna Harvey 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 worked across various hospitals, community health centres, educational contexts and private settings, with the majority of her experience working in a senior position as part of a government specialist multidisciplinary Child Development team.
She has contributed to clinical research, co-authored a number of published journal articles and has presented at national and international conferences. Anna is a member of Speech Pathology Australia and is a Certified Practising Speech Pathologist.
Anna has additional training in a number of treatment programs, including:
- Hanen®-Certified for the “It Takes Two to Talk” Parent Program;
- Hanen®-Certified for the “Target Word” Parent Program;
- Hanen®-Certified for the “Learning Language and Loving It” Program for Early Childhood Educators;
- Trained in the Lidcombe Program (behavioural treatment for stuttering);
- Trained in the Sequential Oral Sensory (S.O.S.) Approach to Feeding Disorders; and
- Trained in PROMPT (Prompts for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets).
Anna is passionate about providing speech pathology services to children to improve communication outcomes for children and their families. Anna utilises evidence-based practice to offer practical strategies and flexible, individualised treatment programs. Her areas of special interest include childhood speech disorders, late talkers, developmental language disorders and early stuttering.
Anna is also a mum to four young children. Outside of work she enjoys singing, cooking, reading and spending time with her family.