Speech Pathologist

Mathi is a Certified Practising Speech Pathologist (CPSP) who holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the Missouri University of Science & Technology and a Master of Speech Pathology from the University of Melbourne. She is currently following a Master of Applied Linguistics at the University of Melbourne specialising in language testing.

Mathi has clinical experience working with paediatric clients in hospitals, schools, clinics, Not-For-Profit organisations, and via telehealth. She is passionate about supporting children achieve their communication goals and is committed to using family-centred and strength-based approaches in therapy. She has experience conducting assessment and therapy across areas of speech, language, fluency, multimodal communication and literacy. Mathi has special interests in early intervention, literacy, and working with bilingual children/families from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Mathi has completed additional training in parent coaching programs for parents of young children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) including Hanen More Than Words and Project ImPACT. She has also completed the following trainings: Sounds-Write literacy program, Key Word Sign, Shape Coding System (Part 1), and Zones of Regulation.

Telehealth days: Wednesday & Thursday

Additional Languages: Sinhala