Yolande Burdekin

B. Sp. Path, CPSP, MSPA

Yolande graduated from the University of Newcastle in 2008 with a Bachelor of Speech Pathology. She started working in private practice with a mostly paediatric caseload. Since this time, Yolande has continued to working mostly in private practice. However, she has also worked in the justice system as well as with people experiencing mental health issues. 

Yolande is passionate about professional development and is currently working towards a Graduate Diploma of Public Health. She is also currently is involved in a number of research projects with Charles Darwin University and is the Speech Pathology Australia, NT Branch Chair. 

Yolande has completed a range of additional training programs to better support her clients, these include:

  • Sounds Write

  • SOS Approach to Feeding

  • Infant Feeding Foundations

  • Feeding Therapy - Your Tools for Success

  • Secret Agent Society Facilitator training

  • Working with children who have experienced trauma

  • Trauma informed practice 

  • Working with children on the autism spectrum

  • Auslan level 1

  • SPEAK OUT!: A Practical Approach to Treating Parkinson’s

  • Aboriginal Mental Health Assessment & Suicide Prevention in Aboriginal Communities

  • Mental health first aid

  • Strengths based training

  • Rapid Syllable Transition Treatment (ReST) online training program