restoring conversations

We’re still open and restoring conversations during the COVID-19 situation. 

How can we help you?


Do you struggle with communication in daily situations and to participate fully in conversations? Our experience and dedication to our clients will help you achieve independent communication in your daily life.

Swallowing Difficulties

Comprehensive assessment and tailored treatment for swallowing problems to improve your quality of life and enjoyment of eating and drinking again!

Parkinson's disease

Do you want to be heard again and not have to repeat yourself? Do you want to control saliva and enjoy food and drink again? Find out about proven and effective treatment for speech, voice and swallowing difficulties.

Voice disorders

Voice therapy with an experienced therapist can make a significant difference to your voice. We also treat chronic cough, laryngeal hypersensitivity and Exercise Induced Laryngeal Obstruction.

Traumatic brain injury

Following a brain injury, you may have experienced slurred speech, communication problems, cognitive (thinking) difficulties or challenges with social skills for home, community and work that are affecting your ability to return to your previous life.


Word finding difficulties, unclear speech, reading, writing/spelling and the ability to express yourself can be improved with targeted therapy that is focused on your goals combined with the support of your family.

Experience Matters

Adult Speech Pathology is a team of highly experienced and passionate professionals who have been helping adults improve their communication, voice, speech and swallowing for over 30 years.

Whether you are looking to communicate with clarity and confidence, improve your vocal quality or understand what you can do about a swallowing difficulty, we will  develop a customised, tailored program for you. 

At Adult Speech Pathology we have the expertise to thoroughly assess communication and swallowing difficulties and design individual, targeted intervention to assist you to achieve your goals.

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About Vanessa

Vanessa is the owner and principal Speech Pathologist at Adult Speech Pathology. She is a Member of Speech Pathology Australia (SPA) with over 30 years’ experience in helping clients with a broad range of communication, speech, voice and swallowing problems. 

She is accredited to conduct programs that are proven by years of research in their effectiveness including Lee Silverman Voice Therapy (LSVT ©) LOUD and SPEAK OUT! for Parkinson’s voice problems.

Vanessa works with ENT and respiratory specialists to improve voice difficulties, help with chronic cough, laryngeal hypersensitivity and exercise induced laryngeal obstruction due a wide range of reasons. 

When you come to Adult Speech Pathology, you can always expect friendly and professional services from  therapists who are passionate about providing therapy that is proven and effective.  

After-hours appointments are also available by appointment only.

Contact us today to find out more about our Speech Pathology services on the Central Coast.​