Welcome to Gateway Therapies
Phone (07) 3398 9367

ID-10063593 (1)Brisbane’s Gateway To Quality Occupational Therapy and Speech Therapy

The Gateway Therapies team is a caring group of allied health professionals, offering Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, Music Therapy and other allied health services to Brisbane families. We work with children and adults to achieve health and wellbeing goals in our clinic or via our mobile therapy service, ensuring you get the right kind of assistance for your needs. Contact us today to learn how we can help manage physical disabilities, injuries, developmental delays and neuro-developmental disorders like Autism Spectrum Disorder.

If you or someone you know needs assistance to develop life skills that may be challenging for any reason, let us open the door to better health management.

Family therapy at our place or yours

Our Carina clinic is comfortable and welcoming, but some individuals feel more relaxed seeing a therapist in their place of work, home or school. For busy families or for children diagnosed with autism, our mobile therapy allows them to meet with a therapist in a familiar setting. Our qualified, experienced therapists know that working with individuals in the environment that best suits their lifestyle encourages a positive experience and better results from therapy.
Approved providers for:

 Helping Children with Autism (HCWA)
 Better Start
 Medicare – Early Intervention and Chronic Disease Management (EPC)
 Department of Veteran’s Affairs (DVA)
Most private health funds ID-100111825

 

Why choose Gateway Therapies?

At Gateway Therapies, we pride ourselves on a holistic, personalised approach to therapy. We can work with you on a wide range of health and wellbeing concerns. We specialise in helping with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Asperger’s Disorder, ADHD, ODD and other diagnosed disorders.

We’re approved early intervention providers for DSS’s Helping Children With Autism (HCWA) program and Better Start. We are also approved providers for Medicare and most private health funds. We would be pleased to talk to you about care plans and other payment options.

Our head office is located at 777 Old Cleveland Road, Carina, but our therapists will travel to most Brisbane and Ipswich suburbs, and we have an Occupational Therapist based in Gympie. Contact us today to ask how you can access quality occupational therapy, music therapy or speech therapy in your part of Brisbane or the wider southeast Queensland area.

Looking for information on the Treasures ASD Swimming Program? Click here. 

Open the door to better health management with Gateway Therapies. Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy and Music Therapy services to help Brisbane Families Play. Learn. Live.

Our Team

Nicole Grant

Nicole Grant

Director

Nicole has experience working with both adults and children, but in the past few years has focussed on paediatrics, and particularly enjoys working with children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

Nicole has formal training in Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA), but uses a range of intervention strategies, depending on the specific needs and goals for each child. Intervention or treatment strategies frequently adopted include Social Stories (TM), chaining, visual schedules/ aids, modelling, and role-playing. Nicole is a mother of two, and understands the importance of considering the needs and wants of all members of the family when establishing therapy goals. Parents and siblings are welcome to participate in therapy sessions where appropriate.

Qualifications Bachelor of Science with a Major in Applied Psychology, University of Southern Queensland, 2001 Master of Occupational Therapy Studies, University of Queensland, 2002 Doctor of Philosophy (Candidate), University of Queensland, 2015   Certification and Training Advanced Facilitated Communication (FC) Inclusive Music Making Workshop (Music Therapy) Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) Makaton Training (Module One)

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Siddhi Rawat

Occupational Therapist

Qualification: Bachelor Of Occupational Therapy (2006) Other training and qualifications: - Home Modification Assessment (at both introduction and advanced levels) - Right kids, right time, right services “Early markers to diagnose Autism” - Determining the Impact of Medical Conditions on Driving - The Greenspan Floortime DIR approach - Distracted Body, Distracted Mind: OT Assessment & Intervention for Children with Attention Difficulties - Sensory Integration & Hand writing "I enjoy working with children from as young as 2 yrs of age to 15. My passion is to assist children not only with their self care skills but also to help them to cope well in the school setting. I have more than 4 years experience assisting adult clients with physical and cognitive limitations. I believe in using evidence based strategies in my practice". "The best part of my role is that every day starts with a new and innovative idea. All sessions we plan for clients are new and unique as every child is different. There is no fixed way!!"

Siddhi is a mother of two, an avid community volunteer, and proficient in both English and Hindi.

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Kate Fletcher

Music Therapist

Registered Music Therapist Helping Children with Autism (HCWA) Registered Provider

Kate Fletcher is a dedicated Registered Music Therapist (RMT) with an interest in working with children and people with disabilities, neurologic disorders, brain injury and mental health issues. Her academic background includes a Bachelor of Music, a Master of Music Therapy, and the Neurologic Music Therapy Training Institute. Kate is offering music therapy group sessions

Andrea Webb

Andrea Webb

Child and Disability Specialist

Andrea is a qualified Social Worker with experience in the fields of Autism, Disability, Family, Children and Mental Health. She is also a proud parent of children with ASD and understands the demands and pressure placed on parents and families of children with developmental and behavioural challenges. Andrea is registered with the Australian Association of Social Workers and approved to provide services funded by DSS’s Helping Children with Autism (HCWA) program, along with the Better Start for Children with Disability program.

There is an old African proverb – “It takes a village to raise a child”, and Andrea is passionate about ensuring that families are able to surround themselves with informed family and support networks.  Andrea’s goal is to enhance parental confidence and self- esteem, develop necessary skills, increase knowledge and empower the family to live

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