Our Brisbane Speech Therapy practice is founded and run on this principle. It means that we:
Put our clients’ interests first before everything else
Maintain our skills at the cutting edge of current practice
Support and give back to the community that supports us
We aim to ensure you will find us skilled, easy to work with and committed to getting you the best outcome.
Find out more about our awesome Brisbane Speech Pathologists
The ChatBox Team
Our team of Brisbane Speech Pathologists is trained in:
- Hanen – It Takes Two to Talk,
- Makaton & Keyword Sign training, Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS)
- Prompts for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets (PROMPT),
- Facilitated Communication
- PODDs (pragmatically organised dynamic displays),
- Aided Language Stimulation (ALS)
- Integrated Applied Behavioural Analysis (IABA)
- Person Centred Practice
- DDS/DMSS – Dysphagia management and screening assessment
- Secret Agent Society (SAS) – A social and emotional skills program designed for children.
- The Lidcombe Program for stuttering
Gam SefeChatbox Director / Speech Language Pathologist
Gam is a Brisbane Speech Pathologist
MSPath UQ, BSc Psych UQ
Since becoming one of the rare male speech therapists, Gam has many years of experience providing speech therapy to kids and adults with and without disabilities. He is also an experienced trainer for carers and parents and families and is good at making therapy understandable and doable. Gam works extensively with delayed language and is an Angry Birds champ (when clients aren’t using all his power-ups).
Gam loves using his skills as a speech therapist to help school-age kids with literacy difficulties (reading, comprehension, sound awareness, the whole bag!) and as a person who used to have a stutter as a child, is interested in stuttering as well.
With lots of experience as a speech pathologist working with people with autism and a patient, flexible, client-directed style, Gam is good at making speech therapy fun and not ‘work’. Gam is also the author of a journal article, published in Cortex, Impaired semantic inhibition during lexical ambiguity repetition in Parkinson’s disease.
Gam is a registered provider under the FaHCSIA Helping Children with Autism and Better Start programmes.
When he isn’t doing something more fun, like therapy, he’s also the director of ChatBox (Brisbane Speech Pathology).
Victor LamSpeech Language Pathologist
Victor is a Brisbane Speech Pathologist
Victor has spent many years working and providing speech therapy in Brisbane with adults and children with autism and other developmental issues. He’s a fully qualified and registered speech therapist.
Victor provides speech therapy visits to homes, schools and child-cares around Brisbane and also has specialist training in; speech-language impairment, autism spectrum disorder, Central Auditory Processing Disorder and other learning difficulties.
Victor speaks English, Cantonese and Mandarin and is absolutely nuts about ten-pin bowling. Seriously, he’ll coach you if you ask him to. He also once bowled with Delta Goodrem, true story!
Victor is a registered provider under the FaHCSIA Helping Children with Autism and Better Start programmes.
Julie-Lynn YangSpeech Language Pathologist
Julie-Lynn is a Brisbane Speech Pathologist
Julie is a recent graduate of the University of Queensland. She has experience with children with delayed language, speech difficulties, literacy, and feeding/swallowing difficulties. Julie has a great background with feeding/swallowing difficulties, having completed a University of Queensland Summer Research Scholarship and working part-time at the Queensland Children’s Medical Research Institute.
As a student she has been involved with Hanen It Takes Two to Talk language therapy program, SOS-based approach to feeding therapy, and Visualizing and Verbalizing Program for literacy. She believes that therapy should be fun and accessible, and does home, school, and childcare visits.
Julie speaks English, Mandarin, and some Cantonese. She loves traveling and cooking, so if you’re lucky you might get some good tips!
Alex VolginSpeech Language Pathologist
Alex is a Brisbane Speech Pathologist
Alex is based at the Milton clinic. He has many years working with children with autism and motor speech problems. Alex is Lidcombe-trained, giving him skills in helping kids overcome a stutter. He has a strong background in literacy and social skills therapy. Alex has extensive experience in childhood apraxia of speech and loves working on speech and articulation. He is also a keen fishkeeper, managing a tank of Cichlids who sometimes even get along.
Alex is a registered provider under the FaHCSIA Helping Children with Autism and Better Start programmes.