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Brisbane’s Gateway To Quality Occupational and Speech Therapy

The Gateway Therapies team is a caring group of allied health professionals, offering Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy and Family Therapy 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 ASD, 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 

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 clinic is located at 777 Old Cleveland Road, Carina, but our therapists will travel to most Brisbane suburbs. Contact us today to ask how you can access quality occupational or speech therapy in your area of Brisbane.

Open the door to better health management with Gateway Therapies. Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy and Family 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

Additional 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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From Our Blog

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21 Jul

Do you need a diagnosis?

At Gateway Therapies, we often receive requests to assess for delays with development or dysfunction in the areas of sensory processing, fine and gross motor development, attention/ concentration and other areas of function. One of the questions frequently asked by parents, particularly when obvious issues become apparent, is – what do you think it is?

29 Mar

Three Little Words

As the end of the school year drew to a close, I found that my school aged clients were getting a little bit impatient, frustrated and less cooperative. I think it was a combination of fatigue, burn out, and anticipation of the holidays and Christmas. One particular client, a boy with Cerebral Palsy, flatly refused

29 Mar

A gripping story

A common request from parents is for assessment of their child’s pencil grasp. From a very early age, most children show an interest in scribbling with crayons, biros they’ve found lying around, and lipstick tubes! As a child’s pencil control improves, they are able to start drawing recognisable shapes and at around school age, are

30 Mar

Food and Fussy Kids

Kids can be fussy eaters, but some kids more so than others.  While many do ‘grow out of it’, others do not, and need help to overcome their food aversion and expand their diet. Why do kids refuse food? There may be one reason or many reasons. Many kids, and indeed many adults have foods

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