Speech & Language Pathologist
Shruti is a passionate and enthusiastic speech pathologist who has a keen interest in working with both children and adults to help with their communication difficulties. She completed a Bachelor of Arts with a double major in Psychology and Linguistics; a Master of Speech Language Pathology and is a certified practicing member of Speech Pathology Australia. Shruti is multilingual and is fluent in English, Hindi and Tamil.
Shruti enjoys working with children and their families to help them reach their communication goals. She has experience working with clients with language delay, speech sound disorders as well as voice disorders. She acknowledges the importance of multidisciplinary family-centred practice and strives to involve the family in the treatment decision making process as much as possible. She has prior experience volunteering as an Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) therapist working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). She also has interest and experience working with Indigenous Australians, refugee families and families with a background of complex trauma.
Shruti also enjoys working with adults who experience swallowing and communication difficulties as a result of strokes, traumatic brain injuries and other medical conditions. She has a special interest in working with adults who stutter using the Camperdown Program. She strives to help create goals that help improve the quality of life for the adults she works with.
In her spare time Shruti enjoys travelling, playing drums and attending concerts. She is an avid artist and enjoys reading books about cognitive science. She enjoys learning about psychology and learning new languages to connect with a variety of people. Having grown up in a country where English is not the predominant language, she understands the difficulties non-English speakers can face in this day and age.
Shruti strives to maintain her professional development and participate in research to ensure that her clients receive evidence-based assessment and treatment.