About Sarah Wilmot
B.A., B.AppSci (SpPath); Dip Creative Industries; MSPAA; CPSP
Sarah is a Certified Practising Speech Pathologist with 20 years experience. She has worked in a wide variety of settings; Public Hospitals (acute, subacute, inpatient and home rehabilitation, community based therapy), Aged Care facilities, Private Hospitals, Universities as well as in Private Practice. She had been a Principal Associate of a leading Private Practice in Melbourne for over 7 years.
Speech Pathways was born in 2012, with the aim to provide a unique and holistic Speech Pathology service following current Evidence-Based Guidelines.
Speech Pathways provide Assessments and create individual therapy programs to address all Speech, Language, Voice, Swallowing, Myofunctional and Communication needs.
Sarah is a member of Speech Pathology Australia and is a registered Certified Practising Speech Pathologist. She has a special interest in Orofacial Myology and has studied under Sandra Coulson (SLP) and Kristie Gatto (SLP?COM)
Sarah has a strong desire for professional development and ongoing learning. She recently attended the Laryngological Society of Australia's Conference in Adelaide as well as VASTA (Voice and Speech Trainers Association) conference held in Singapore in 2017 She has attended many workshops including Voicecraft for Speech Pathologists; Fitzmaurice Voice; Feldenkrais Movement technique; Alexander technique; Laban Movement technique; Extended Voice Intensives; National Voice Conferences; Tracheostomy Workshops; Cervical Oscultation and Speech Pathology Australia conferences. She attended the Voice Absence:Presence conference at university of Technology in Sydney in February 2013. She attended "Vocal Unloading" for Speech Pathologists, run through Performance Medicine Physiotherapy in 2015. She has attended Myofascial Release training for Speech and Swallowing, run by Mr Walt Fritz in 2018. She has also recently audited two highly successful workshop recently run by Patsy Rodenberg, International Voice Coach.
She has presented "Practically Speaking" a workshop about Speech and Voice for her professional body, Speech Pathology Australia. It was aimed at fellow Speech Pathology colleagues to learn more about Voice Techniques and Vocal Rehabilitation. She has done this in Melbourne, Hobart, Perth and Brisbane to excellent feedback. She is about to present again in Brisbane in August with "What's the Buzz: What's new in Voice Therapy"
Sarah is a Classically trained Singer and Voice Artist. She completed a Diploma of Creative Industries (Solo Residency) in Voice and Sound Art in 2012. In 2014, she was an Artist in Residence at Heritage Hill Museum and Art Gallery in Dandenong and in 2015 Artist in Residence at Laughing Waters in Eltham, and at Bogong Centre for Sound Culture in 2016. She has also a strong background in Meditation and Breathwork, as well as Bodywork.
Sarah has also provided sessional work in Theatre Voice through Monash University (Performing Arts), National Theatre Drama
School, St Kilda and GRADA in Benalla, Victoria. She also has worked with various theatre companies around Melbourne.
She has worked with a wide variety of Professional Voice Users: Teachers, Auctioneers, Newsreaders, Broadcasters, International and Nationally Acclaimed Singers and Actors (Including ARIA award winners), CEO's, Teachers, Cantors, Pilates and Yoga Instructors among many others.
She has been the Speech Pathologist with the Pacific Islands Protocol (PIP) Ear, Nose and Throat team, Vanuatu. Through the assistance of AusAid, she was able to contribute to Education and Training as well as individual consultations on a yearly basis. She has been a part of the program since 2010.
Sarah is an Alumni member of University of Adelaide, LaTrobe University and Victoria University. She is also a member of the Golden Key Association (Top 10% of university Graduates).
Sarah is a member of the Australian Voice Association, Laryngology Society of Australia and Australian Association of Orofacial Myology.
Sarah has a current Police check, as well as a Working with Children's Check.
Sarah also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in French, German and Linguistics. She has spent time living and working overseas.
Sarah is registered with most health funds, and accepts Medicare referrals upon prior arrangement.
EFTPOS is available in all locations. HICAPS is available at the South Yarra and Dandenong rooms.