I offer an Occupational Therapy (OT) service for
- People who have difficulty completing the activities that are important to them. I carry out assessment and intervention for children, adolescents and adults.
- Clinicians seeking professional supervision, guidance on caseload management, or an OT perspective to enhance their transdisciplinary working.
- Schools supporting the individual needs of their students and staff.
This service might suit your needs, if you want to
- Improve your ability to do an activity, such as those listed below,
- Understand why the activities are currently hard to do,
- Discover changes you can make when doing the activities at home/school/work,
- Attend appointments midweek, weekends or evening times.
Occupational Therapy is a health profession that focuses on activities that are hard for a person to do. Some of the activities I can provide therapy for are:
- Tying laces, doing buttons, zips or belts
- Writing neatly or fast enough
- Using scissors, ruler, glue in school work or art projects
- Using a knife and fork, feeding neatly, opening food packets and lunch boxes
- Cycling a bike without stabilisers
- Learning a new activity (sport, swimming, dance, PE activities)
- Private self care activities (wiping after toileting, showering and drying self, shampooing hair)
- Brushing, tying up and plaiting hair
- Brushing teeth
- Organising your belongings, packing school bag, using a school locker
- Setting, and following, routines and timetables.
I can work with people who do not have any diagnosed difficulty or condition, as well as people who have diagnoses including Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD)/dyspraxia, Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD), genetic syndromes, learning disabilty, acquired brain injury, Cerebral palsy, Spinabifida, and people with emerging difficulties, developmental delays and sensory processing difficulties.
AOTI member, CORU registered.