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On-site Therapy Centre

At Amedeo, we take the pressure out of schooling.  Visit our on-site Therapy Centre or book an appointment with our own resident Psychologist.

Amedeo College boasts a top-notch Therapy Centre on its premises, offering a wide range of services such as Educational Psychology, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, Pediatric Physiotherapy and Play Therapy.

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Small classes, Unique, progressive approach, nurturing & collaborative & experienced passionate teachers.

Meet Our Therapists

Helping Students Learn

All Therapy lessons at Amedeo will be offered during school hours in our fully-equipped Occupational Therapy room. Therapy is not included in school fees and is arranged privately between the parent and the therapist. The therapist provides regular feedback to the teachers on the child’s specific needs and progress as well as how to support them best within the classroom. Regular feedback is provided to parents to ensure that they are fully involved in the child's therapy process.

Meet Stacey: A Caring Educational Psychologist

Stacey is a registered gifted educational psychologist devoted to empowering children, adolescents, and parents to achieve their full potential. Her career has been marked by a deep interest in learning and development, as she recognizes their importance as cornerstones of childhood growth.

Budding Minds: A Place for Growth and Support

In pursuit of her belief in the importance of recognizing personal strengths and enhancing growth areas, Stacey has founded her own private practice, Budding Minds. The practice offers a comfortable, supportive environment where various services, such as play therapy, therapy sessions, and assessments are available.

Holistic Family Approach: Stacey's Beliefs

Stacey firmly believes that working holistically with the entire family system is crucial for a child's well-being and development. She understands that the dynamics within the family unit are deeply interconnected with a child's growth. Her comprehensive approach aims to create positive changes, not just in the individual child, but also within the family as a whole.

Stacey utilizes her expertise and compassionate nature to inspire individuals to celebrate their strengths, overcome obstacles, and promote positive growth.

Meet Brittany Murphy: Dedicated Occupational Therapist Helping Children Thrive

Brittany Murphy is an occupational therapist who specializes in assisting children with sensory, cognitive, and physical challenges to achieve a greater level of independence. Through various play-based activities, an occupational therapist can evaluate and provide therapy for sensory processing/integration, gross and fine motor skills, as well as visual perceptual skills. Occupational therapy can enhance children's self-esteem and sense of accomplishment by assisting them in advancing in these areas and realizing their full potential. Brittany is a compassionate therapist with a friendly nature, who enjoys working with children facing learning and developmental difficulties in a fun and playful way. With 10 years of experience working in the pediatric setting, she values the opportunity to learn from the children as much as they learn from her. Brittany's philosophy is "let's play to learn!" because play and learning are a child's primary occupations.

Meet Alissa Gritzman : An Accomplished Speech Therapist & Audiologist

Alissa Gritzman is a Speech Therapist and Audiologist who graduated from Wits University in 2014. During her Community Service at Edenvale Hospital in 2015, she gained invaluable experience in both adult and pediatric care, spanning the fields of speech therapy and audiology.

 

Alissa has a keen interest in working with preschool and school-aged learners and specializes in interventions related to literacy, language, and pediatric neurology. She has been actively contributing to the field of education since 2016, serving as a Speech Therapist at Eden College Lyndhurst before joining the Amedeo College Therapy Team in 2023.

 

To enhance her skills, Alissa has undertaken additional training, including completing the RAVE-O Training in 2016, where she frequently employs the program for comprehensive treatment involving literacy, auditory processing, and language. In 2019, she participated in the Feuerstein Implemental Enrichment Training (Standard One), leveraging cognitive skills to benefit her clients. Furthermore, Alissa completed the PROMPT Introduction to Technique course in 2020, integrating strategies from the program to guide learners in shaping their oral structures for improved speech production.

 

Alissa embraces a holistic therapy approach and believes in collaborative efforts with various members of the child's team, including parents, teachers, and other professionals involved in the child's care. She looks forward to the opportunity to work with both your child and your family.

Meet Lara Berman and About Lara Berman Physiotherapy

Founded in 2017, Lara Berman Physiotherapy specializes in assessing and treating children with developmental delays and neurological disorders. Our treatment plan is tailored to each child's specific needs, with emphasis placed on educating parents on how to support their children's growth and development. We adopt a family-centered, holistic, and evidence-based approach to treatment, providing a comfortable and secure environment where children are encouraged to have fun while working towards their goals. We believe in working collaboratively with families, teachers, and other professionals involved in the child's care to ensure the best possible outcome. Our ultimate goal is to help every child reach their full potential, fostering independence, efficiency, and confidence in performing their daily activities.

Cafeteria & Coffee Bar

Visit our On-site Cafeteria & Coffee Bar

Amedeo Coffee Bar