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Colm Duffy Physical Therapist

colm duffyStrives towards excellent patient outcomes that improve quality of life and relieve suffering through a holistic treatment approach.

He provides a quality service with effective individual patient treatment pathways for sufferers of musculoskeletal pain (chronic and acute).

His patients will be educated on managing their condition with his unconditional professional support, giving the highest value for all concerned.
Some conditions that can be treated include:

• Back & Hip Pain
• Neck & Shoulder Pain
• Whiplash
• Knee Pain
• Stress & Tension Headaches
• Joint Sprains
• Muscle Strains & Tears
• Sports Injuries

Physical Therapy addresses these conditions and more, while providing a unique tailored approach to your treatment. It is central to any treatment required to restore you to a pain free life and to optimum health.

Call 087 7572070 for an appointment.

Mary Casey Counselling & Psychotherapy

mary caseyMary works with a relational humanistic approach, integrating CBT ; Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, solution focused therapy and Gestalt Therapy.
Her special interest in fertility issues include supporting people in their decisions regarding fertility treatments and fertility related issues of loss/ bereavement associated with miscarriage, stillbirth and the loss of a planned future.
She also work extensively with adolescents having worked as a student counsellor for many years.

General Counselling for adults and adolescents includes:

  • Anxiety Fertility
  • Anger Panic Attacks
  • Depression Self Harm
  • Self Esteem Trauma
  • Family Issues Relationship Issues

For Appointment please ring 087 4185952

Kerry SLT Clinic

At Kerry Speech & Language Therapy Clinic we provide quality, evidence based speech and language therapy delivered by highly experienced and skilled Senior grade therapists.

We offer comprehensive assessment and therapy for:

  • Children with developmental speech and/or language delays and disorders (for example children who are slow to develop speech or have unclear speech, children with difficulties understanding language)
  • Children with special needs
  • Children with eating and swallowing disorders (for example babies with difficulties progressing to lumpy or solid food, picky eaters, children with difficulties chewing food and more).
  • Therapy for children with oro-motor problems (for example drooling).
  • Adults acquired speech and language difficulties (for example in stroke, Parkinson’s disease, MND, dementia, acquired brain injury).
  • Adults with swallowing difficulties of various etiology (for example after stroke or related to other medical problem)
  • Voice difficulties (therapy for occupational and muscle tension dysphonia, vocal nodules, singing voice).
  • Consultation with other professionals including psychologists, behavioural specialist, psychotherapists and physiotherapists is available as required.

Assessment and therapy through Polish is available.


Dominika Lisiecka, MSc, Senior Speech & Language Therapist

Dominika is originally from Poland and has been living and working in County Kerry since 2003. Dominika has achieved her Master’s Degree from Academy of Education in Warsaw in 2003. She is also fully qualified as a special needs teacher. Dominika has over 14 years of clinical experience of working both paediatric and adult. She worked at St. John of God, Enable Ireland, brothers of Charity, Kerry General Hospital and University College Cork. She began private work at Scotia Clinic at 2007.
Dominika has particular interest in neurological conditions causing various speech and swallow difficulties. She is currently doing a PhD at the Department of Speech & Hearing Sciences, Medicine and Health, University College Cork, investigating the experiences of dysphagia in Motor Neurone Disease

We present an overview of chosen professional courses attended by Dominika below:

2013 – Voice and breathing
2012 – Uniting Europe against Dysphagia
2012 – Manual Laryngeal Therapy for voice disorders
2010 – Management of Adults with Tracheostomy
2008 – Videofluoroscopic Study of Swallowing (full qualifications to perform and analyse videofluoroscopy)
2008 – Surgical Voice Restoration
2007 – Adult Acquired Neurological Conditions
2007 – Connect training for Aphasia
2007 – First Practical Symposium on Voice and Swallowing
2006 – The Good Goal Setting Guide and Clinical Reasoning.
2006 – Introduction to Assessment and Management of the Tracheotomised and Ventilator-dependent Adult.
2005 – Postgraduate Qualifications in Dysphagia, University of Limerick (2005):
Management of Eating, Drinking and Swallowing in Adults and Paediatric.

2005 – Communication Difficulties in People with Dementia.


2015 – Early Start Denver Model for Young Children with Autism (Introductory and Advanced course, currently during certification process in the MIND Institute, California).
2013 – Childhood Apraxia
2011 – Lámh Tutor – full qualifications achieved.
2010 – PECS: Picture Exchange Communication System.
2007 – Breastfeeding in premature babies.
2007 – Paediatric Feeding & Swallowing: Complex Issues for Complex Patients.
2006 – It Takes Two To Talk – The Hanen Programme.
2006 – Derbyshire Language Scheme.
2006 – Lámh; Module 1 and 2.
2005 – Bobath Course for Speech & Language Therapist.
2005 – Postgraduate Qualifications in Dysphagia, University of Limerick (2005):
Management of Eating, Drinking and Swallowing in Adults and Paediatric.

2005 – Assessing and Analysing School Aged Language Impairment.
2004 – Learning Language and Love It – The Hanen Programme.
2003 – Multispecialistic Therapy of Children with Clefts.
2003 – Educational Kinesiology “Brain Gym”.
2002 – Diagnosis and Therapy of Stammering.

Marian Hogan, BSc(Hons) SLT, MIASLT

marianMarian joined Kerry Speech and Language Therapy Clinic in February 2015 and is originally from Currow. Marian is a Senior Speech and Language Therapist who completed her speech and language therapy degree in University College Cork and graduated in June 2009. Marian then worked as an SLT in the Central Remedial Clinic in Dublin until May 2010 when she returned home to begin work with Down Syndrome Kerry, where she still works part time as their Senior SLT. Marian took a part-time post with Kerry Intervention and Disability Services Tralee where she worked between May 2014 and February 2015 before leaving to join Kerry Speech and Language Therapy Clinic in February 2015.
Marian has over 5 years experience of working with a wide variety of client groups, both paediatric and adult. Marian has particular experience in working with children presenting with a range of developmental speech and language delays and disorders.
Marian has completed a number of post-graduate training courses and continues to update her professional development and knowledge of current evidence-based theory and practice regularly through research and training. The following is an overview of courses attended:

  • Hanen programme for parents, It Takes Two To Talk (September 2010)
  • Promoting Literacy for Children with Intellectual Disability (September 2010)
  • Down Syndrome Education Conference, Speech and Language In Depth (October 2010)
  • Talk Tools Level 1: A three-part treatment plan for oral-motor therapy (January 2011)
  • Speech Development in Children with Down syndrome (August 2011)
  • Picture Exchange Communication System – PECS (September 2011)
  • Lámh Modules 1 and 2 (May and November 2011)
  • Derbyshire Language Scheme (February 2012)
  • Manchester Post Basic Dysphagia Course (April 2013)
  • The Clinical Voice Skills Course (September 2014)
  • The Early Start Denver Model for young children with autism (Introductory training June 2015)



Call: 087 3804673 or 086 1564494



Audiology Medical Services

Audiology Medical Services is one of Ireland’s leading independent audiology hearing care companies, owned by the Lewis family who have dominated the hearing care market for over 40 years.

At our Scotia House clinic, Audiology Medical Services provide an expert, comprehensive child centred and family friendly diagnostic audiological assessment of infants, children and adolescents in their state-of-the-art multi-sensory sound rooms.

At the forefront of hearing care, Audiology Medical Services constantly strive to introduce innovative techniques and practices to their comprehensive range of services. From microsuction ear wax removal, audiological diagnostic testing, hearing loss diagnosis, hearing aid fitting and on-going aftercare, Audiology Medical Services strive to give you back the gift of hearing.

Working closely with Ear Nose & Throat Consultants, GP’s and other medical professionals via referrals, we guide each patient and their family through each step of their journey. From initial diagnosis and fitting to on-going aftercare, let us give you back the gift of hearing.
Our Services include:

• Adult Audiology
• Paediatric Audiology
• Ear Wax Removal
• Tinnitus Management
• Lyric Hearing
• Hearing Solutions


Jessica Lewis – FdSc HAA, MISHAA

As a hearing aid audiologist with a vast technical background and over 10 years’ experience in the Hearing Aid Industry, Jessica is very passionate about new and innovative hearing aid technology and how she can employ these products to help her clients achieve the best return, in terms of better hearing, the best in hearing aid system and in them investing their trust in her as an Audiologist.

She completed her FdSc in Hearing Aid Audiology with Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge in July 2011 and became a full member of ISHAA in 2013. Jessica was one of the first audiologists in Ireland to be trained in the revolutionary Lyric hearing aid. She is highly competent in aural micro suction wax removal and specialises in advanced hearing aid fitting.

She is extremely knowledgeable about hearing healthcare, it is her ability to relate and support her patients and their needs that makes her sought after to help resolve issues of hearing loss, tinnitus, and difficulty with hearing aids.

It had always been her passion to help people and she chose to become an audiologist to do just that. She is passionate about educating and equipping her patients to maintain their healthy hearing from issues such as noise-induced hearing loss, age related deficit, and trauma to the ears, but to also to successfully treat any hearing loss deficit.

Throughout the years, Jessica has developed life-long relationships with her patients that keep them returning year after year for their hearing care needs. She understands the commitment it takes to be a successful hearing aid user and she enjoys traveling every step of that journey with her patients by being available any time to see or consult with a patient.

Clodagh Quane – MSc

Clodagh is an Experienced Hearing Aid Audiologist with a demonstrated history of working in the health care industry. She is a firm favourite with adults and children alike. She holds a Masters in Audiology and specialises in developing audiology competencies for both adults and children, especially in the area of correct hearing aid fitting and tinnitus management.

Trevor Cronin – MSc

Trevor is an Experienced Hearing Aid Audiologist with a demonstrated history of working in the health care industry. Trevor is the first audiologist in Ireland to be fully-trained in endoscopic wax removal. He boasts extensive knowledge of diagnostic audiology and the newest hearing aid technology on the market. He is skilled in the technological aspects of hearing assessment and hearing aid/wireless accessory fittings, with a strong customer service ethic. Trevor graduated in July 2019 with a Master of Science (MSc) focused in Audiology at Cardiff Metropolitan University.

Call: 1800 501 501

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