Professional. Experienced. Caring. Trusted.

We are one of Melbourne’s most experienced and comprehensive private providers of Speech and Occupational Therapies, offering a wide range of services to clients, families and schools for over 10 years.

We provide clinic based and mobile independent therapy services across Melbourne’s inner North and West, offering a tailored approach for all clients from babies through to adults.

Our wide range of services include Speech Pathology, Occupational Therapy, Swallowing Services, Music Therapy, Group Programs, Psychology and Counselling Services. We are NDIS, FaCHSIA and Better Start registered providers.

We have 3 bright and comfortable clinics based in Thornbury, Footscray and Yarrambat with experienced therapists who are warm, engaging and Medicare registered.

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Booking an Appointment

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Where we are:

We provide therapy services in 3 locations across Melbourne.

All clinics are well located to public transport, with free on street parking available.

Clinic based or mobile services available.

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What we do:

We are a team of experienced team of healthcare professionals, with Speech Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, Psychologists, Music TherapistsPlay Therapists and Counsellors providing services for babies, children, adults and families.

We provide a range of group programs and individual therapies. Our diverse team means clients are always matched with a clinician who best suits their needs.

  • Medicare and health fund rebates available
  • Registered Panel Providers of FAHCSIA Early Intervention Services
  • NDIS registered providers
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Book an appointment today:

Many families access our services whilst on waitlists for public services.

A GP referral is not required to access our services.

We operate on a No Waitlist policy.

Give us a call on 03 8376 6399 to discuss your needs. We’ll let you know how we can help and you can book an appointment straight away!

Opening Hours: Monday – Saturday 8.30am-6pm         (by appointment only).



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Sensitive to Sunscreen? Tips and Tricks for a sensory sunsmart!

Many children can’t stand the feel of sunscreen slathered on their ears, nose and cheeks.  Cold, wet, sticky and sometimes itchy – sunscreen application is one of the summer challenges for many parents as they wrestle slippery, wriggling little people into the sun-smart recommendations. Summer Protective Attire To avoid or minimize sunscreen battles, explore a…

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Meet and Greet with Annaliese

How long have you been with DWSP? For just over 6 years. In a couple of sentences, talk us through your role with DWSP. I work as one of the Speech Pathologists in the team here at DWSP. I see clients both at schools and the Thornbury clinic and I work with a wide range…

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