OT Stephanie specialises in Functional and Neurological Rehabilitation, and Moving & Handling. Stephanie works across Northern Ireland and in Antrim, Armagh, Down, Tyrone, Fermanagh, Londonderry, and Belfast. She is a specialist in fatigue management, routine planning, daily living skills, fine and gross motor skills, visual perception, TBI, splinting, and postural management.
Stephanie has worked with a variety of complex conditions, including Brain Haemorrhages, Acquired Brain Injuries, Stroke, Progressive Neurological Conditions, Parkinson's, MND, MS, Spinal Cord Injuries, Functional Neurological Disorder, and Post Disorder of Consciousness. She has an in-depth understanding of the complexities of these conditions and is skilled in providing tailored interventions to meet the individual needs of her clients.
Stephanie's approach is person-centred, and she works closely with her clients to ensure that they receive the most appropriate and effective support. She enjoys providing clients with the support they need to manage their condition.
Northern Ireland, Antrim, Armagh, Down, Fermanagh, Londonderry, Tyrone, Belfast
Functional rehabilitation, Moving and Handling, Neurological rehabilitation
Fatigue management, Routine planning, Daily living skills, Gross motor skills, Fine motor skills, Visual perception, Planning & execution, Postural management, Splinting, TBI
Beatriz - an experienced Occupational Therapist specialising in functional and vocational rehabilitation, moving and handling, and postural management - is based in Northern Ireland where she offers her services in both Londonderry and Belfast. Beatriz is dedicated to helping individuals regain their independence and improve their overall quality-of-life.
With her expertise in functional and vocational rehabilitation, Beatriz assists clients in enhancing their daily living skills and achieving their vocational goals. She is skilled in providing guidance and support for moving and handling techniques, ensuring the safety and well-being of her clients. Beatriz also utilises her knowledge to assess and recommend suitable strategies and equipment to optimise comfort and function.
Antrim, Northern Ireland
Aisling, an Occupational Therapist specialising in Seating and Postural Management, Functional and Neurological Rehabilitation, and Moving and Handling, is based in Northern Ireland, she serves clients in Belfast, Londonderry, Tyrone, and Fermanagh.
Aisling possesses extensive experience working with conditions such as stroke, brain injury, multiple sclerosis, motor neurone disease, and Guillain-Barré syndrome. Her specialist skills include fatigue management, daily living skills, fine and gross motor skills, visual perception, splitting, balance, and coordination.
With a client-centred approach, Aisling offers comprehensive assessments and personalized treatment plans to optimise functional abilities and enhance quality-of-life.
Northern Ireland, Antrim, Armagh, Down, Fermanagh, Londonderry, Tyrone, Belfast
Seating and Postural management, Functional rehabilitation, Moving and Handling, Neurological rehabilitation
Fatigue management, Routine planning, Financial management, Daily living skills, Community access, Gross motor skills, Fine motor skills, Visual perception, Balance, Co-ordination, Planning & execution, Self care, Postural management, Splinting, Anxiety management & relaxation, TBI
Down, Northern Ireland
Oonagh is a specialist Hand Therapist with over 10 years’ experience. She works with clients with injuries and conditions affecting the hands and upper limbs, supporting them with pain management, strength and mobility, and splinting. Oonagh is based in Bangor, just outside of Belfast, visiting clients in Antrim, Armagh, and Down.
Throughout her career, Oonagh has helped clients with a wide range of traumatic injuries including fractures, tendon and nerve injuries, soft tissue injuries, and the amputation of digits. She also works with clients experiencing chronic and long-term conditions affecting the hands and upper limbs such as carpal tunnel syndrome, chronic regional pain syndrome, and rheumatological conditions.
Oonagh completes detailed assessments of her client’s functional needs, creating bespoke treatment plans that focus on rehabilitation as well as the provision of specialised equipment. Her overall aim is to improve her client’s safety and independence at home and in the workplace, enabling them to effectively complete activities of daily living.
Oonagh is a member of the Royal College of Occupational Therapy and the British Association of Hand Therapists. She regularly attends training courses to develop her skills and knowledge and to ensure that her practice is based on the most up to date evidence and research. Oonagh has completed several specialist courses including the BAHT level 2 course on the wrist, a master’s module on service improvement, and the Neuro-Orthopaedic Institute’s Explain Pain course.
Down, Northern Ireland
Alice is a Paediatric Occupational Therapist based in County Down and visits children and their families across Northern Ireland including Antrim, Tyrone, and Belfast. She has worked in the profession for over a decade, developing expertise on a variety of diagnoses including developmental delay, autism, developmental coordination disorder, dyspraxia, sensory processing difficulties, and learning disabilities.
Alice carries out comprehensive assessments and supports children with fine and gross motor skills, functional skills, activities of daily living skills, handwriting/assistive technology, sensory processing, and seating provisions. She has undertaken training in The Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS-2) to supplement her extensive experience with many other assessment tools and treatment approaches.
Alice has a particular interest in the assessment of children with significant motor skills difficulties such as DCD and her aim is to support these children, their families, and the important people in their lives to develop and reach their goals. She is passionate about delivering expert care to children and their families, supporting them to maximise their potential and meet their personal goals. Working within private practice, Alice utilises her vast experience working with children with a wide variety of physical disabilities as well as sensory difficulties and learning disabilities.
Londonderry, Northern Ireland
Working in Northern Ireland, Anna has over 20 years’ experience as an Occupational Therapist, with expertise in Neurological Rehabilitation, Housing & Equipment, and Seating & Postural Management. Anna visits clients in and around Antrim, Londonderry, Tyrone, and Belfast.
Anna provides specialist assessments and treatment to clients with a range of complex needs, including those with neurological and physical conditions. She specialises in stroke rehabilitation having completed an MSc in Stroke Practice. She carries out assessments and rehabilitation to help clients in recovery and adjusting to living at home after hospital discharge.
Anna builds strong, therapeutic relationships effectively with clients and family members to achieve positive outcomes and reach their treatment goals. Once assessed, Anna provides treatment which focuses on maximising functional potential, including advice and support on mobility, prescription of specialist seating and wheelchairs and help with carrying out activities of daily living. Specific treatment interventions also include upper limb rehabilitation and working on cognitive and perceptual skills.
The OT Practice provides private occupational therapy services in and around Belfast as well as the rest of the UK. We have experienced therapists covering every specialism throughout Belfast, including Balmoral, Laganbank, Oldpark, Pottinger and Ormiston.
Whether you are looking for support for yourself, a family member or client, our skilled and motivated practitioners always provide the quality of care that we would desire for our own families - the very best. We know that every case is difference, so we listen to understand your goals in order to tailor our care to your needs.
Our Belfast therapists cover all areas of OT, including neurological or functional rehabilitation, housing & equipment, seating & postural management, paediatrics and hand therapy. You can discover more about some of the therapists we have in the region by clicking on their profiles above, or you are welcome to call one of our client managers who will talk through your needs and find the right OT for you. As independent practitioners there are no waiting lists for our services - we are completely flexible around the needs of our clients, and can arrange weekend or evening appointments as necessary.
We also have a dedicated paediatrics team at The OT Practice, so if you are considering referring a child then please visit the OT Practice Kids section of our website to learn more.
Our OT’s are helping people in Belfast 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.
The OT Practice is always helpful and efficient but what really stands them apart is their willingness to allocate the right person to the task at hand. For example, we had an elderly client who struggled to engage with a younger therapist and upon request, The OT Practice provided an ideal person to meet the client’s needs.HCML
My wife and I were very impressed with the kindness and professionalism of your therapist. It has left me with the fact that I will now have a much better future. An excellent meeting.A Royal British Legion beneficiary
I was so nervous, but your therapist was lovely, she explained everything to me; and was very thorough. Bless her, she even made me a drink before leaving! Thank you!An OT Practice client
Just spoken to [case solicitor from large law firm] and she made a point of saying how much they enjoy working with the OT Practice. She said it is a pleasure to work with us because the convenient service we offer and the professional yet approachable attitude.A case manager
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