Clinical Speech Pathology

Dr Sanchez provides clinical speech pathology services through her private practice, Protea Therapy. She is experienced in providing clinical speech pathology services to children aged 0-6. She has worked across community health, hospital, not-for-profit, private, and university clinics, providing services to infants and children with a range of feeding and communication concerns, including:

  • Early communication delays

  • Late talking and language disorders

  • Speech sound disorders

  • Stuttering

  • Feeding disorders

She also has experience with a number of developmental and medical diagnoses, including premature birth, autism spectrum disorders, global developmental delay, and cerebral palsy.

Dr Sanchez holds a PhD in Speech Pathology from the University of Melbourne, a Bachelor of Speech Pathology with Honours from La Trobe University, and is a certified practicing member of Speech Pathology Australia. She has additional training in speech and language disorders, stuttering, feeding disorders, play, mental health, and counselling, and is qualified to deliver Hanen: It Takes Two to Talk, SOS (Sequential Oral Sensory) Feeding Therapy, the Lidcombe Stuttering Program, and PROMPT speech therapy.

A woman holds a book in front of her. Five children crowd around, looking at and pointing to the boo
A therapist holds food out to a baby seated in his mother's lap. In the foreground, two other babies
A woman reads a book with a young boy