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Private occupational therapy in Aberdeen

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Karen

Highland, Scotland

Karen, an Occupational Therapist, specialises in housing and equipment, functional rehabilitation, and moving and handling, with expertise in sensory integration. Operating in Scotland, covering areas such as Aberdeenshire, Edinburgh, Moray, Highland, and Glasgow, Karen works with a diverse range of conditions, including:

Adults with Learning Disabilities, Autistic Spectrum Disorders, Mental Health Conditions (including Dementia, Anxiety, Depression), a wide range of Physical Health Conditions, Sensory Processing Disorder, Self Care Tasks (including washing/dressing), Domestic Tasks (including cooking), Planning and execution of activities, Gross and Fine motor skills, Balance and Co-ordination.

Karen's dedicated practice involves providing comprehensive and person-centred occupational therapy support, fostering independence and improved well-being for her clients across a wide spectrum of conditions in Scotland.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

Scotland, Aberdeenshire, Edinburgh (City of), Highland, Moray, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen

Specialisms

Housing and Equipment, Functional rehabilitation, Moving and Handling

Further qualifications

Sensory Integration

Specialist skills

Motivational issues, Routine planning, Daily living skills, Sensory integration, Planning & execution, Self care, Social integration, Learning disability, Mental Health

Ebby

Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland

Ebby is a highly skilled Occupational Therapist with expertise in Functional Rehabilitation and Hand Therapy. She is based in South West Scotland, visiting clients across Scotland and the North of England. Ebby works with clients with injury, illness, or long-term health conditions including dementia, stroke, and conditions related to old age.

Ebby's clinical experience comes from working in various hospitals, community, and rehabilitation settings. She provides functional and goal orientated programmes that maximise independence and improve quality of life, also involving family and carers where appropriate. Ebby is experienced in making recommendations for equipment and minor adaptations to enable clients to be as independent as possible. Ebby also specialises in delivering expert Hand Therapy, working with adults of all ages who have conditions such as stroke or rheumatoid arthritis that affect their working and personal lives.

Ebby is actively involved with a number of professional organisations including the Royal College of Occupational Therapists’ Specialist Section for Older People where she has been involved in ongoing work to promote and develop the role of occupational therapists working with older people, specifically in acute care and emergency settings. Ebby is also a member of the British Association of Hand Therapists.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

Scotland, Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, Argyll and Bute, Borders, Clackmannan, East Ayrshire, East Dunbartonshire, East Renfrewshire, Edinburgh (City of), Falkirk, Glasgow (City of), Inverclyde, Midlothian, North Ayrshire, North Lanarkshire, Renfrewshire, South Ayrshire, South Lanarkshire, West Dunbartonshire, West Lothian, Glasgow, Edinburgh

Specialisms

Hand Therapy, Housing and Equipment, Functional rehabilitation, Neurological rehabilitation

Specialist skills

Daily living skills, Community access, Planning & execution, Self care, Social integration

Angela

Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland

Based in Dumfries and Galloway, Angela visits clients across North-West England and Scotland. Angela is a highly experienced OT specialising in neurological assessment and rehabilitation, including stroke, brain injury, motor neurone disease, and many other conditions. Angela aims to deliver a holistic approach to assessment and therapy, focusing on a client’s every need at home and in the community.

Angela focuses on maximising a client’s rehabilitation potential following neurological trauma or diagnosis, with particular expertise in fatigue, motivation, routine planning, and community access. She aims to develop a client’s mobility and independence at home, working on elements such as personal care and domestic tasks. This typically includes, washing, dressing, cooking, and cleaning.

Angela is also able to recommend small aids and equipment to support a client’s independence and install confidence, both at home and when out and about. She can advise on blue badge criteria and applications, and Personal Independence Payments (PIP).

Angela is a member of the Independent Practice and Neurological Practice specialist sections at The Royal College of Occupational Therapists.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

North West England, Scotland, Cumbria, Dumfries and Galloway

Specialisms

Housing and Equipment, Functional rehabilitation, Neurological rehabilitation

Specialist skills

DFG Assessments, Blue Badges / Mobility Assessments, Fatigue management, Routine planning, Daily living skills, Gross motor skills, Fine motor skills, Handwriting assessment & treatment, Visual perception, Planning & execution, Self care, Anxiety management & relaxation

Madelaine

Edinburgh (City of), Scotland

Madelaine is an experienced occupational therapist based in Edinburgh, Scotland, specialising in Housing & Equipment and Functional Rehabilitation. She has expertise in fatigue management, routine planning, mental health, and daily living skills, where she works with diverse conditions, including Long-Term Conditions, and Mental Health. Her areas of focus includes Activities of Daily Living, Equipment assessment, Falls Assessment, and Chronic Pain management.

With a compassionate and patient-centred approach, Madelaine establishes strong therapeutic relationships, empowering clients and promoting their independence. Her evidence-based interventions and commitment to professional development ensure the highest standard of care for her clients.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

Scotland, East Lothian, Edinburgh (City of)

Specialisms

Housing and Equipment, Functional rehabilitation

Specialist skills

Fatigue management, Motivational issues, Routine planning, Daily living skills, Community access, Self care, Mental Health

Carole

Fife, Scotland

Carole is an expert Occupational Therapist who specialises in Housing & Equipment, Rehabilitation, and vocational based therapy. She lives in Fife and travels to Dunfermline, St. Andrews, Kirkcaldy, and Anstruther visiting clients at home.

Carole has extensive experience working in various clinical settings including for the NHS, both inpatient and community, and social work services. Most recently, Carole has worked within a community mental health team, treating clients with severe and enduring mental health issues. She also has a particular interest in helping clients maintain employment and has experience negotiating with employers about return to work adjustments.

Working independently, Carole completes specialist assessments with her clients in their own environment. She is experienced in and is qualified to use the Assessment of Motor and Process Skills (AMPS) with clients, focusing on how they carry out daily life activities. Developing evidence-based treatment plans with the client and their family, Carole aims to improve quality of life by increasing their overall independence. This involves recommending specialised equipment, as well as advice and support on minor and major housing adaptations.

Carole has completed various post graduate training courses, including certificates on counselling skills, overcoming depression, rehabilitation, and technology.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

Scotland, Aberdeenshire, Argyll and Bute, Clackmannan, Dundee (City of), East Lothian, Edinburgh (City of), Falkirk, Fife, Highland, Moray, Perthshire and Kinross, West Lothian

Specialisms

Housing and Equipment, Vocational Rehabilitation, Functional rehabilitation, Neurological rehabilitation

Further qualifications

AMPS

Specialist skills

Counselling, PIPs, Fatigue management, Motivational issues, Routine planning, Daily living skills, Community access, Behaviour management, Self care, Social integration

Lynn

Fife, Scotland

Based in Kirkcaldy in Fife, Lynn is an Occupational Therapist with over 15 years’ experience in the profession. She visits clients across Scotland, supporting and assessing those with physical and neurological conditions such as multiple sclerosis, arthritis, fibromyalgia, chronic pain, orthopaedic trauma, and stroke. Lynn also has a particular interest in mental health, supporting clients with depression, anxiety, stress, bi-polar, schizophrenia, personality disorders, and post-traumatic stress disorder.

Working as an Occupational Therapist for many years, Lynn has used her skills in rehabilitation and reablement in a variety of statutory and third sector roles throughout her career, both in the UK and abroad. She believes in holistically assessing the individual in a person-centred manner in order to establish their rehabilitation potential. She believes that by undertaking cognitive assessments such as Assessment of Motor and Process Skills (AMPS) and Allen Cognitive Level Screen (ACLS) to identify areas of rehab will benefit a person's physical wellbeing and emotional wellbeing.

Lynn also has a particular interest in the value of engaging people in Vocational Rehabilitation, particularly those with mental health challenges. She believes in adopting an asset-based approach where ever possible, in identifying and maximising the skills and motivation people have, regardless of their condition.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

Scotland, Aberdeen City, Aberdeenshire, Angus, Argyll and Bute, Borders, Clackmannan, Dumfries and Galloway, Dundee (City of), East Ayrshire, East Dunbartonshire, East Lothian, East Renfrewshire, Edinburgh (City of), Falkirk, Fife, Glasgow (City of), Highland, Inverclyde, Midlothian, Moray, North Ayrshire, North Lanarkshire, Orkney, Perthshire and Kinross, Renfrewshire, Shetland, South Ayrshire, South Lanarkshire, Stirling, West Dunbartonshire, West Lothian, Western Isles

Specialisms

Functional rehabilitation

Further qualifications

AMPS, Postgraduate cert. Vocational Rehab

Specialist skills

Motivational interviewing, Fatigue management, Motivational issues, Routine planning, Daily living skills, Self care, Anxiety management & relaxation, Mental Health

Claire

Moray, Scotland

Claire is an Occupational Therapist based in Buckie and she covers a client base across Moray, Aberdeenshire, and Highland. She has over 10 years of experience and has developed expertise working with adults and older adults with complex mental health needs. She supports clients with a wide range of conditions including stress, anxiety, depression, bi-polar disorder, dementia, personality disorders, and schizophrenia.

Utilising her experience working across in-patient and community teams in Scotland, Claire delivers comprehensive assessments and provides client-centred therapy. She focuses rehabilitation on day-to-day difficulties and maximising a client’s independence, aligned with the client’s individual needs and aspirations. Claire is trained in the Assessment of Motor and Process Skills (AMPS), allowing comprehensive evaluation of a person’s physical and cognitive needs. She can also help clients with employment needs, including the loss or change of a job role.

Claire is a member of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists and is passionate about sharing her expertise with future OT practitioners. She has undertaken academic teaching roles and ensures her knowledge and skill-set are up-to-date.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

Scotland, Aberdeen City, Aberdeenshire, Highland, Moray

Specialisms

Functional rehabilitation

Further qualifications

AMPS

Specialist skills

Motivational issues, Routine planning, Daily living skills, Community access, Planning & execution, Self care, Social integration, Anxiety management & relaxation, Mental Health

Dyan

North Lanarkshire, Scotland

Dyan is an Occupational Therapist specializing in Vocational, Functional, and Neurological Rehabilitation. Operating in Scotland, Dyan covers a range of areas, including Clackmannan, East Dunbartonshire, East Lothian, East Renfrewshire, Edinburgh, Fife, Glasgow, Midlothian, Lanarkshire, and West Dunbartonshire.

With a focus on providing comprehensive support, Dyan excels in areas such as Blue Badge/Mobility Assessment, Personal Independence Payments (PIPs), Fatigue Management, Routine Planning, Fine and Gross Motor Skills, and Social Integration. Her dedication to enhancing the lives of her clients is evident in her expertise and compassionate approach to occupational therapy.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

Scotland, Clackmannan, East Dunbartonshire, East Lothian, East Renfrewshire, Edinburgh (City of), Falkirk, Fife, Glasgow (City of), Inverclyde, Midlothian, North Lanarkshire, Renfrewshire, South Lanarkshire, Stirling, West Dunbartonshire, West Lothian

Specialisms

Vocational Rehabilitation, Functional rehabilitation, Neurological rehabilitation

Specialist skills

Blue Badges / Mobility Assessments, PIPs, Fatigue management, Routine planning, Daily living skills, Community access, Gross motor skills, Fine motor skills, Visual perception, Balance, Co-ordination, Self care, Social integration, TBI

Lois

Perthshire and Kinross, Scotland

Lois is an expert Occupational Therapist with over 15 years’ experience. She specialises in Functional and Neurological Rehabilitation, delivering holistic assessments and interventions for clients in their own home. Lois is based in Perth, Scotland, and visits clients around central Scotland. She has worked for the NHS, in the community and outpatient units, as well as in the private sector.

Lois has experience working with clients requiring general rehabilitation due to various medical conditions, organising and supporting hospital discharge. She has specialist training in Neurological Rehabilitation and more specifically stroke rehabilitation. Lois delivers physical and cognitive assessments to clients, applying the Bobath concept in treatment. She recommends intervention such as stroke rehabilitation, fatigue management, vocational rehabilitation, and advice on carrying out daily life activities such as cleaning, washing, and eating.

Lois is committed to her continual professional development, completing further qualifications and undertaking voluntary work. Lois has achieved a post graduate certificate in Neurological Rehabilitation, completed the Bobath course, and additional training on splinting for abnormal tone. She also has undertaken a support volunteer role with the MS Society and voluntary work with the Stroke Association.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

Scotland, Angus, Clackmannan, Dundee (City of), Falkirk, Fife, Perthshire and Kinross, Stirling

Specialisms

Vocational Rehabilitation, Functional rehabilitation, Neurological rehabilitation

Further qualifications

BOBATH

Specialist skills

Fatigue management, Routine planning, Daily living skills, Fine motor skills

Our private OTs in Aberdeen

The OT Practice is a leading provider of independent occupational therapy throughout the UK, and perfectly placed to help you, your family members or clients in Aberdeen or surrounding areas. We have experienced private therapists to cover every clinical specialism, servicing all areas of Aberdeen, including Broomhill, Ferryhill, Keith, Northfield, Stoneywood and Woodside.

Occupational therapists work to break down the barriers which hold back individuals in carrying out their day to day activities. OTs not only look at the physical effects of ageing, injury or disease, but also address the psycho-social, community and environmental factors that influence functional ability.

Our private therapists in Aberdeen cover every area of OT, including paediatrics, housing & equipment, seating & postural management, neurological or functional rehabilitation and hand therapy. Please click on the profiles above to learn more about some of our experienced therapists working in Aberdeen, or call one of our dedicated client managers for a free initial consultation as the first step to helping you find the right OT. Being a private practice, there are no clinic visits or opening hours to worry about - we arrange home or workplace visits at times convenient to our clients, including evenings and weekends.

If you are enquiring about occupational therapy services for children, please visit the OT Practice Kids section of our site to learn more about our dedicated paediatrics team.

Our OTs are helping people in Aberdeen deal with a variety of difficulties. If you would like to find out more visit our pages dedicated to explaining how our occupational therapists can help with common difficulties, covering adults and children. The most common difficulties we see are shown below, alternatively just call us on 0330 024 9910 for a free over-the-phone consultation.

Common difficulties we can help with

Getting out & about – scooters, chairs & cars

Purchasing and learning to use specialist equipment and vehicles for reduced mobility due to accident, ill health or old age

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Balance & coordination

Children with balance & coordination difficulties can struggle with activities such as dressing, using cutlery, riding a bike, running or playing sport

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Gross motor skills

Difficulties with gross motor skills cause clumsy or uncoordinated movement, leading to problems with tasks such as dressing, running or riding a bike

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Seating - wheelchairs & comfy chairs

Practical advice and solutions for seating including wheelchairs and comfy seating

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Visual perceptual skills

A child’s ability to process what they see and respond with meaningful movement

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Children with complex needs

Practical support and advice for children with multiple or complex needs such as equipment, seating, splinting or housing

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Confidence

Equipping children struggling with class participation and friendships due to shyness or faltering self-confidence, with the skills & self-belief they need.

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Getting back to work or remaining in work

Addressing barriers to work following an accident or period of illness

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Planning activities

Planning and performing activities as part of a fulfilling and meaningful daily routine

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Forgetfulness & memory problems

Memory loss following diagnoses of dementia or brain injuries, as well as normal ageing process or during periods of unusual stress

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Access in & out of the home

Solutions for when an accident, illness or age makes access in and out of the home a challenge

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Fine motor skills

Small movements of the hand and fingers that allow a child to write and draw, as well as manipulate buttons, zips and shoelaces

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Personal care & dressing

Restoring skills for personal care such as washing and dressing after accident, illness or with advancing age

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Children's handwriting difficulties

Practical advice and treatment to improve handwriting and boost confidence

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Disabling tiredness

Addressing the debilitating effect of fatigue to improve motivation, energy and engagement with day-to-day life

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Organisation skills

A child's ability to organise their body and environment to perform daily activities such as sitting correctly and arranging a desk

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Low motivation (strategies)

Strategies to address persistently low motivation causing under-performance at work, problems at home or in relationships

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Cooking & household activities

Practical techniques to maximise independence at home following a medical diagnosis, accident or period of recuperation

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Self-care skills

A child’s ability to carry out basic self care tasks such as dressing, teeth cleaning or using cutlery

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Standing & self support

Assisting with standing and self-support following an illness, accident, or with advancing age

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Moving around the home

Home activities can become a challenge with age or after an accident, illness or diagnosis leading to reduced independence and confidence

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Mobility & falls

As we age or after an illness or accident, it is common for mobility to deteriorate, leading to falls, loss of confidence and reduced independence

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Can we help?

Call our client managers on 0330 024 9910
Or email enquiries@theotpractice.co.uk

Some companies & organisations we have worked with

Care Tech
Runnymede Borough Council
Help & Care
Believe Housing
HCML
Sunrise
The Good Care Group
Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council
Help For Heros
Waverley Borough Council
Richmond
Grayshott Spa
More Than Mobility
CCMS
Family Focused Case Management
Masons
The Nuclear Community Charity Fund
Plymouth City Council
Riverwalk School
Mole Valley District Council
Grand Union
Britannia Education Trust
Invictus Health
Papworth Trust
Haringey
Viavi
The Royal British Legion
Springhallow School
Chartered Accountants’ Benevolent Association
Allenby Primary School
Anchor
Architects Benevolent Society
AJM Healthcare
Culloden Primary School
Fashion, Textile, Childrens Trust
Aspire Housing
Tania Brown
UK Case Management
Bracknell Forest Council
L&Q
The Royal Marines Charity
Daubeney Academy
Bank Workers Charity
SSAFA Charity
Orleans Primary School
Wandsworth
Proclaim Care
Baston House School
Hillingdon Autistic Care
Meridian High School
Lawray Architects
Newlife Charity
Bush & Company Rehabilitation
Guildford Borough Council
Licensed Trade Charity
Clergy Support Trust
RAFBF
Sheringham Primary School
British Nuclear Test Veterans Association
Leicestershire County Council

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