Our Team

Early Start-Speech Pathology Our Team

Providing speech pathology services in Newcastle and Lake Macquarie

Early Start Speech Pathology clinics are located in Wallsend and Warners Bay, proving high quality speech pathology assessment and intervention in the Newcastle and Lake Macquarie regions.

We are a team of dedicated and experienced speech pathologists who offer speech pathology support and services to children aged 18 months of age through to adults.

We have some of the best-trained Speech Pathologists in the Hunter Region, with each therapist accessing additional training throughout the year. We have years of experience working in private practice.
Michelle Batey and Amy Pollitt are the Directors of Early Start Speech Pathology and provide the clinic with a wealth of experience and expertise.

Early Start Speech Pathologists deliver Speech Pathology intervention that is up to date with the latest evidence and best practice, as outlined by our governing body, Speech Pathology Australia. All therapists at Early Start are a Certified Practicing Speech Pathology Australia Member.

Early Start Speech Pathology aims to provide the best possible intervention service to your child in a family-focused, friendly environment.

Amy Pollitt

Amy Pollitt

Director/Senior Speech Pathologist

Tabitha McPhee

Tabitha Chaseling

Speech Pathologist

Michelle Batey

Michelle Batey

Director/Senior Speech Pathologist

Ella Bennett

Ella Bennett

Speech Pathologist

Lara Humphries

Lara Humphries

Speech Pathologist

Jane Bottyan

Jane Bottyan

Speech Pathologist

Hannah Parker

Hannah Parker

Speech Pathologist

Libby Boyd

Libby Boyd

Speech Pathologist