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reThink Children's Therapy

Occupational Therapy (OT) Service, Speech Language Therapy


9:00 AM to 5:30 PM.


reThink Children's Therapy is a private service providing speech language therapy, occupational therapy, clinical psychology and social work assessment, diagnosis & intervention for children up to 18 years old.

Assessment and diagnosis services include:

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Communication Support Needs
  • Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
  • Giftedness
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Learning Disability including dyslexia & dyscalculia
  • Learning & Literacy Support Needs
  • Motor Skills including dyspraxia
  • Parenting Capacity Assessment
  • Safety Assessment & Planning
  • Sensory Processing
  • Mild to moderate mental health concerns including depression, anxiey, emerging eating disorders
  • Comprehensive Multidisciplinary Assessment for children with high and complex education, health and disability needs.

Our skilled team provide a variety of intervention services that will support your child. 

Our main clinic is in Dunedin with team members located throughout Otago & Southland.

Online speech language therapy, occupational therapy & social work can also be provided across New Zealand.


We have a friendly and experienced team including clinical psychologists, occupational therapists, speech language therapists and social workers - meet the team here

Managing Director: Anna Baker

Clinical Director: Vanessa Hornal

Clinical and Registered Psychologists:

    • Georgia Cowan
    • Shannon Westgate
    • Karen Layton

Speech Language Therapist:

    • Nicky Cooke
    • Lizzie Casey
    • Georgia Holland
    • Karen Maunsell

Occupational Therapists

    • Gemma Anderson
    • Jenni Thomas
    • Jen Cooke
    • Anna Adam
    • Judith Middendorf
    • Jenny Brown
    • Katherine Pont

Social Worker

    • Rachael Pilling


    • Kate Kvick

Registered Nurse

    • Anna Boyd


    • Sharon Sutton


Child / Tamariki, Youth / Rangatahi

How do I access this service?


Making a referral: for professionals and parents making referrals click here for a referral form

Contact us

Phone: 022 100 1440

Walk in

Walk in hours Monday to Thursday 9am - 3pm

Fees and Charges Categorisation

Fees apply

Fees and Charges Description

As we're a private provider there are variable costs associated with our services.

Some subsidies are available and we are a registered ACC provider so ACC may contribute to the cost of our services if your child has a registered accident or injury.

When you contact us we can help work out what you need and the associated fees. 


9:00 AM to 5:30 PM.

Mon – Fri 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM

Services Provided

Occupational therapy (OT)

Disability, Health and wellness, Mental health, Neurological, Paediatric (Children)

  • Disability
  • Health and wellness
  • Mental health
  • Neurological
  • Paediatric (Children)
Speech language therapy

Development reading/ writing disorders, Intellectual disability, Paediatric (Children), Stuttering, Swallowing difficulties, Traumatic brain injury (TBI)

  • Development reading/ writing disorders
  • Intellectual disability
  • Paediatric (Children)
  • Stuttering
  • Swallowing difficulties
  • Traumatic brain injury (TBI)
Social Work

Disability Assistance

Wheelchair access

Additional Details

Child / Tamariki friendly

Contact Details

9:00 AM to 5:30 PM.

Contact us online here


Ground Floor, Philip Laing House
144 Rattray Street
Central Dunedin
Otago 9016

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Street Address

Ground Floor, Philip Laing House
144 Rattray Street
Central Dunedin
Otago 9016

Postal Address

PO Box 5190
Dunedin 9054

This page was last updated at 12:05PM on May 24, 2024. This information is reviewed and edited by reThink Children's Therapy.