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Meet Sam

Speech-language Therapist
Bsc. Hons, RMNZSTA

 

I believe that eating, drinking and communicating are the fundamentals of who we are and what we do as human beings. It's how we share stories and connect with others. That's why I feel privileged and passionate about working with my clients and helping them understand and work through their challenges in these areas. 

I graduated from Plymouth Marjon University (UK) with a Bachelor of Science with First Class Honours in Speech and Language Therapy in 2015. I have since worked across the field with adults experiencing speech, language, voice, laryngeal dysfunction and swallowing disorders in a variety of settings. This includes hospital wards, outpatient clinics and in clients' own homes. Alongside my clinical work, I have undertaken a speech therapy management role, representing the profession regionally and assisting with national vision and strategy. I strive for excellence and client focused care. I am a registered member of the New Zealand Speech Language Therapy Association (NZSTA) and of Voice Medicine Australia. 

I emigrated to New Zealand in 2017, falling in love with the beautiful people, scenery and outdoor lifestyle. When out of the office I can be found riding, running or hiking the trails of Otago and spending time with my loved ones. 

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