Greg Butcher Ė Audiologist Director
BA(Music), FTCL, FCompASMC, MAudSt, MAudSA(CCP), MIAA
As Director of Accent Hearing Pty Ltd, Greg Butcher brings a wealth of knowledge to the audiological practice. Greg is a fully qualified clinical audiologist who holds a Masterís degree in Audiology from the University of Queensland and is a Full (Certificate of Clinical Practice - CCP) Accredited Member of Audiology Australia. He is also Member of Independent Audiologists Australia, which is an association in support of Audiologists who own their own practice. Greg is also an approved Office of Hearing Services (OHS) practitioner being able to provide subsidised hearing services through the Government agency to Pensioners and Veteran card holders who meet the criteria.
Greg has worked as a clinician in private audiology clinics in Australia for a number of years now, however has grown up and worked as a professional musician in the music industry also holding a Bachelor of Arts (Music); is a Fellow of Trinity College London (in music composition); is a Fellow of The Australian Society of Musicology & Composition; and is an Australian Represented Artist of the Australian Music Centre (with numerous musical compositions reserved in the Australian National Library). Greg is a retired Australian Defence Force professional musician having served 20 years in the Royal Australian Air Force Band based in Sydney, Australia. He is currently the Conductor & Artistic Director of the Clarence Valley Orchestra & Chorus in his spare time.
Qualifications - Bachelor of Arts(Music)., Masters of Audiological Studies (University of QLD)., Full CCP (Clinical Certificate of Practice) Member of Audiological Society of Australia (ASA)., Member of Australian Association of Audiologists in Private Practice (MAAAPP)., Member of International Society of Audiology(ISA)., Member of Services for Australian Rural and Remote Allied Health (SARRAH)., University of Qld Alumni, Queensland., University of New England Alumni.
Kathy Butcher - Office Manager
Kathy Butcher has worked in administration for a number of years and brings a wealth of experience to Accent Hearing. She is also qualified Music Therapist who has completed a Masterís degree in Music Therapy. She has worked in aged care for over 16 years in this field and is experienced in dealing and relating very well to people with hearing loss.
Lisa Butcher - Office Assistant
Lisa Butcher has just completed her Bachelorís degree in Psychology through the University of New England and is studying her Honours year in 2013. She has previously done research with tinnitus sufferers and the benefits of using cognitive behavior techniques (CBT) in trying to alleviate the severity of the problem.