Speech Therapy for Adults

Speech therapy isn’t just for kids. Your communication challenges don’t magically disappear when you turn 18.

In fact, life becomes increasingly more intricate and any communication hurdles you face become more pronounced.

As you navigate life the demand for proficient and masterful communication skills grows exponentially.

It’s not about outgrowing these challenges; it’s about equipping yourself with the tools to conquer them, ensuring that you have confident and effective communication.

Communication Skills

Speech Sounds:
  • Enhancing the clarity and precision of speech sounds.
  • Correcting mispronunciations and speech errors.
Multisyllabic Words:
  • Enhancing the ability to pronounce multisyllabic words accurately.
  • Developing techniques for breaking down and pronouncing complex words.
  • Implementing strategies to reduce stuttering or hesitations.
  • Improving the flow and smoothness of speech.
Listening and Understanding:
  • Enhancing the ability to understand what others are saying.
  • Improving skills to catch nuances and subtleties in conversations.
Expressing Yourself:
  • Developing the capacity to articulate thoughts, ideas, and feelings clearly.
  • Expanding vocabulary to convey concepts effectively.
Reading Skills:
  • Improving reading fluency for smoother text comprehension.
  • Enhancing reading speed and accuracy.
Spelling Skills:
  • Addressing spelling difficulties for error-free written communication.
  • Enhancing writing skills to compose coherent and engaging texts.
Reading Comprehension:
  • Building the ability to understand and analyze written content.
  • Developing strategies for retaining and summarizing information from texts.
  • Develop the ability to deduce meaning from context and subtle cues.
  • Strengthen critical thinking abilities to make educated guesses and draw conclusions effectively.

Executive Function Skills

Planning and Organization:
  • Developing skills to plan tasks and activities efficiently.
  • Creating structured schedules and strategies for time management.
Time Management:
  • Learning to prioritize tasks and allocate time appropriately.
  • Using strategies to avoid procrastination and meet deadlines.
Goal Setting:
  • Setting clear, achievable goals for personal and professional growth.
  • Creating action plans to work towards these goals systematically.
Problem Solving:
  • Enhancing problem-solving skills to tackle challenges effectively.
  • Developing critical thinking abilities for decision-making.
  • Cultivating self-control and discipline.
  • Managing impulses and emotions in various situations.
Attention and Focus:
  • Improving concentration and sustaining attention on tasks.
  • Reducing distractions and enhancing the ability to stay engaged.
Working Memory:
  • Enhancing short-term memory for better information retention.
  • Developing strategies to process and recall information more effectively.
Flexibility and Adaptability:
  • Learning to adapt to changes and unexpected situations.
  • Developing a flexible mindset to navigate diverse challenges.
Task Initiation:
  • Overcoming procrastination and initiating tasks promptly.
  • Building motivation and momentum for productive work.

Social Communication

Nonverbal Communication:
  • Enhancing the use and interpretation of facial expressions, gestures, and body language.
  • Developing the ability to convey emotions and intentions effectively.
Conversational Skills:
  • Improving the capacity to initiate and maintain conversations.
  • Enhancing turn-taking, listening, and responding appropriately.
Understanding Social Cues:
  • Developing the ability to recognize and respond to social cues such as tone of voice, humour, and sarcasm.
  • Improving the interpretation of social contexts and situational appropriateness.
Perspective Taking:
  • Cultivating empathy to understand and share the feelings of others.
  • Enhancing the capacity to take another person's perspective and see situations from their viewpoint.
Building Relationships:
  • Developing skills for making and maintaining friendships.
  • Improving social interactions in various settings, including work and social gatherings.
Conflict Resolution:
  • Learning effective strategies for resolving conflicts and misunderstandings.
  • Building skills to express disagreements constructively.
  • Building assertiveness skills to express needs and boundaries.
  • Developing self-advocacy skills to communicate effectively in various contexts.
Social Anxiety Management:
  • Addressing social anxiety and building confidence in social situations.
  • Developing strategies to manage nervousness and discomfort.
Navigating Dating:
  • Developing effective communication skills for dating scenarios.
  • Learning how to initiate conversations, express interest, and create connections.

How To Start Your Speech Therapy Journey

Getting Started

We know it can be challenging to reach out to a new service.  You can contact us via phone, text or email.

Communicate Your Way: We offer different options to start your journey via a call, text or email.

Fill in Forms: Share your basic information, strengths and communication challenges.

Matching Process: Our team carefully matches you with the therapist best suited to your unique needs and goals.

Initial Appointment

Our team will be in touch to offer you an appointment with your therapist at a time that works for you.

Get to Know You: Your first appointment is a relaxed "get to know you" session.

Assessment: Depending on your goals, this session may involve assessment tasks.

Personal Connection: Build a personal connection with your therapist, setting the stage for a comfortable journey ahead.

Therapy Begins

Your therapist will advise how often you need to attend therapy. Notes are provided after each session. 

Tailored Therapy: Your therapist creates a personalised plan to address your specific challenges.

Continued Assessment: If necessary, assessment continues throughout your therapy to monitor progress.

Therapy Sessions: Begin your transformative journey toward confident and effective communication.

Ready to Start