Cathleen Taylor-Rubin, PhD
Cathy has over thirty years experience as a Speech Pathologist working with adults with neurogenic communication disorders. She completed a Bachelor of Applied Science (Speech Pathology) and a Masters of Applied Science (Speech Pathology) at University of Sydney. She developed clinical specialist skills in progressive aphasia and completed her doctorate, "Enhancing communication effectiveness for people with Primary Progressive Aphasia" at Macquarie University. Cathy has extensive experience in diagnosis and provision of evidence based behavioural intervention for primary progressive aphasia, language-led dementia syndromes and related disorders. She has published her research in international peer reviewed
journals, presented at international and national scientific meetings and provides extensive education and support to consumers, students and colleagues.
Cathy's clinical practice is evidenced based and holistic and places the individual with communication difficulties and their family at the centre of care.
Cathy is a Certified Practicing Speech Pathologist (Speech Pathology Australia).