Lihini Godakanda Arachchi

Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours) from the University of Queensland.

SPECIAL INTERESTS: Speech Pathology.

Lihini - Speech Pathology, Canberra


Lihini graduated with a Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours) from the University of Queensland. She has a passion for helping participants achieve their goals through functional and evidence-based care. Lihini is a dynamic problem solver who individualises the therapy she provides and works collaboratively with you to ensure holistic care.

Lihini has experience with various populations, including paediatrics (over 6 years), individuals with disabilities, aged care participants and adults with acquired conditions. She has worked within the NDIS for the last 6 years. Lihini has managed a team of over 20 speech therapists and is looking forward to welcoming more therapist at southside plus speech.

Outside of work, you’ll find Lihini exploring Canberra’s natural beauty and taking her Whippet to the dog park to watch him do zoomies.

Our mobile speech service operates Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5pm. All bookings are arranged by us. To arrange an initial appointment please fill out our referral form. We will then contact you to arrange an initial appointment.

If you would like more information please call 02 5116 6615. Noting that all referrals will still need to go through the website.


Lihini's hours at Southside are:

Monday 8.30am - 5pm
Tuesday 8.30am - 5pm
Wednesday 8.30am - 5pm
Thursday 8.30am - 5pm
Friday 8.30am - 5pm



For any speech pathology-related questions, you can contact Lihini on: [email protected].