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Christies Beach

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Early Start Australia | SA | Christies Beach (formerly Childhood Language and Speech Pathology)

We have been providing quality therapy services to the children and young people of Adelaide’s southern suburbs since 2007.

We provide relationships-based Speech Pathology and Occupational Therapy services to infants, children and young people (birth to 18 years). Our therapy services are delivered in the clinic, via Telehealth, and offer mobile services to childcare, kindergarten, school, at home and in community settings.

For more information or to book an appointment contact us on 1300 372 439 or submit a service enquiry.

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Early intervention therapies and services

Please note, available services and programs vary between clinics, so please check with your local clinic about their therapy services.

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Speech and Language Pathology
Support children and young adults with delayed speech and language to build communication, literacy, and social skills.
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Occupational Therapy
Help your child complete everyday tasks to the best of their ability by developing skills to overcome emotional, social and physical challenges.
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We offer a range of assessments to support a formal diagnosis and identify areas for development to inform intervention strategies.
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Contact our clinic

75 Beach Road
Christies Beach SA 5165


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08 8186 6277

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Let's get started on your therapy journey. If you'd like to book an appointment or simply have a question get in touch today.

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As part of your therapy journey your therapist we may recommend some specific therapy programs to assist in achieving your goals including:

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Meet our principal at Christies Beach

Temika Christies Beach

Temika Harvey

Practice Principal

Temika graduated from The University of South Australia with a Bachelor of Applied Science (Occupational Therapy with First Degree Honours). Temika’s holds her clinical experience within the areas of disability and paediatrics.

Temika is passionate about using coaching techniques within her practice, empowering families to recognise their strengths and support them to problem solve challenges which arise. Where possible, Temika likes to use resources naturally found in a child’s environment to promote ongoing practice of skills outside of their therapy sessions.

Temika’s motivation, enthusiasm and innovation drives her to be continually challenging the status quo and explore the possibilities which exist for all of us.

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Early Start Australia is part of the APM Group, a global human services provider now enabling better lives for more than 1 million people each year. To view all current opportunities to join our team visit the APM Careers website by clicking the button below.

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