Lives on Turrbal land (she/her)
Reina graduated with a Masters of Speech Pathology from the University of Queensland. She has been a Certified Practicing Speech Pathologist for almost 20 years and has formal tertiary qualifications and proven career history in many years of Leadership and Management.
She has held many Strategic and Operational leadership roles including Executive positions such as: Chair of the Clinical Council, Workforce Development Manager, Senior Project Manager, Safety and Quality Lead and Team Leader.
Clinically, she has worked in all areas across the Continuum of Care of the public health system from Emergency Medicine to Rehab. Her specialty areas include Neurology (Acquired/Traumatic Brain Injury and Chronic Disease) (Cardiac/Pulmonary Disease and Cancer Care).
She values real connections, and supporting people to achieve what matters most to them.
AREAS OF PRACTICE
- Complex Disability
- Positive Behaviour Support
- Adult Neurology and Complex Chronic Disease
- Acquired Brain Injury
- Motor Neuron Disease
- Head and Neck Cancer
- Coaching and training
- Cross-cultural practice
- Group intervention
- Mealtime management
- Multidisciplinary cases
- Toddler and pre-school speech and language
- Working with Indigenous and remote families
- Non-verbal communication (AAC)