London - South, London
Based near Sidcup in South East London, Maria visits clients across London, Kent, Surrey, and Essex. With over 10 years of experience in a wide range of settings, Maria can help clients with many different conditions and injuries such as amputation, cardio-respiratory impairments, stroke, progressive neurological impairments, and elderly care.
Maria has developed expertise in Functional Rehabilitation through her work in the community, supporting clients in their own homes and rehabilitation units. Her focus is on helping a client to develop their self-care and daily living skills so they can continue to live independently and feel confident. Maria has also worked extensively within elderly care, helping clients to maintain independence at home for as long as possible, reducing the risk of falls, and building confidence in the community.
She has a particular interest in respiratory conditions, providing clients with advice on fatigue management, effective routine planning, anxiety, and breathlessness. She also assesses a client’s home for any Housing & Equipment needs, recommending suitable aids and adaptations to enhance the client’s quality of life. Throughout her varied experience, she has also established knowledge in manual handling in conjunction with developing skills in the assessment and provision of specialist seating and postural management.
London, Essex, Kent, Surrey, London - South
Housing and Equipment, Seating and Postural management, Functional rehabilitation, Moving and Handling
Fatigue management, Daily living skills, Community access, Self care, Postural management
Kent, South East of England
Janet is a highly skilled Paediatric Occupational Therapist based in Kent, covering a client base across London and the South East of England. She has experience of working with a range of disabilities and needs including autism, Down's syndrome, cerebral palsy, acquired brain injury, sensory integration difficulties, ADD/ADHD, and global developmental delay. Janet has expertise in the assessment and treatment of children of all ages, but is particularly interested in working with babies, toddlers, and primary school aged children. Janet has over 15 years of experience working in a variety of specialist areas including physical manual handling, rehabilitation, surgical aftercare, equipment provisions and major adaptations.
She has completed training in Therapeutic Listening, Saebo, Modified Constraint Therapy, Manual Handling, Perceive:Recall:Plan:Perform (PRPP) and Introduction to MAES therapy for CP children. She has most recently worked in mainstream schools and in a comprehensive early years team. She has a particular interest in Sensory Processing Difficulties and has been providing training workshops to parents specifically focusing on Managing Sensory. Janet is also a member of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists and two of their Specialist Sections for Children, Young People and Families and Independent Practice.
London, South East of England, Kent, London - Central, London - South, London - East
Paediatrics, Functional rehabilitation, Neurological rehabilitation
Gross motor skills, Fine motor skills, Handwriting assessment & treatment, Visual perception, Co-ordination, Self care, Social integration, School Based Therapy/Support, Learning disability
London - South, London
With over 15 years' experience, Catriona has developed expertise in working with children with complex needs, life limiting conditions, and those with co-ordination difficulties affecting every day life. She is based in London, visiting children across the city and the South of England.
Catriona has extensive knowledge of a wide range of conditions and disabilities such as autism, ADHD, acquired brain injury, developmental delay, cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophies, and sensory processing difficulties. Catriona has worked at world class centres such as Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital and The Evelina in London. She brings with her a wealth of knowledge, skill and dedication to the profession.
Catriona is committed to life long learning and evidence-based practice. She has taught at a local, regional and national level, regularly manages projects, develops new services and has contributed to clinical research.
Catriona is also the founder of a premature baby charity, supporting families following neonatal intensive care.
London, South East of England , London - South
Paediatrics, Functional rehabilitation
Chailey Postural Management
Fatigue management, Pain management, Daily living skills, Fine motor skills, Handwriting assessment & treatment, Visual perception, Co-ordination, Self care, Postural management, School Based Therapy/Support, Anxiety management & relaxation
London - South, South East of England
Sharon has over 30 years of experience working with both adults and children in the NHS, local authority, and private sector. The knowledge she has gained over this time allows her to give choice to her clients, understanding what specialist equipment works to their advantage and how best to adapt their environment. Based just outside of Bromley, Sharon covers a client base across South London and Kent.
Sharon works with clients with a range of needs and has a special interest in working with those diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease (MND). She carries out expert assessment and provides bespoke treatment plans to clients to help them to achieve the most from life. She was privileged to be awarded an Extra Mile Award from the MND Association in recognition of exceptional support to people living with MND.
Her dedication to meeting a client’s needs at home often involves working closely with architects, surveyors, builders, and specialist equipment suppliers to play a pivotal role in planning for both current and future needs. Her aim is to allow both the client and their families to live a life with the least possible restriction.
Monica is based in Bromley, visiting clients across London, Surrey, and the South of England. Monica has worked as a Paediatric OT for over 10 years, dedicating herself to increasing her knowledge and experience in paediatric neurology, including completing a MSc in Neuro-rehabilitation.
Monica carries out detailed assessments and provides bespoke treatment plans to children with a range of conditions including cerebral palsy, developmental delays, brain injuries, and cognitive rehabilitation. She works with children in their own homes and schools and works closely with family and carers to ensure the child can reach their full potential.
She has extensive experience in gross motor rehabilitation in babies and toddlers and also has specialist training in developmental care and uses this to help parents to better their understanding of their child’s behavioural cues and supporting their overall development.
Genevieve is a Speech and Language Therapist from London. She works with children of all ages, from pre-school age through to young adulthood. Genevieve specialises in communication difficulties, language disorder, speech sound disorder, social communication disorder, autism, mutism, and stammering.
Genevieve delivers therapy sessions in a variety of settings to suit the needs of the child, including school, at home, and clinics. Her sessions are child centred, fun and engaging and follow a wide variety of techniques and activities. In particular, Genevieve uses Makaton signing and Palin parent-child interaction therapy. She encourages parents and education staff to engage in the therapy programme.
She is registered with the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists.
Kent, South East of England
Ganga is an expert Occupational Therapist, specialising in rehabilitation for both adults and children. She visits clients across the South East of England including Kent, Ashford, Canterbury, Dover, and towns in Surrey.
Ganga has over 10 years of experience working in various settings across the NHS and private practice, in acute units and within the community. She delivers assessments and interventions for clients with physical and mental health conditions, providing rehabilitation and treatment. This includes anxiety management and relaxation techniques, recommendations for aids and adaptations, and developing strategies for the client so they can carry out their daily life activities.
Ganga also works with children and their families, providing an integrated therapy service. Meeting the needs of children with complex conditions, Ganga provides sensory strategies, fine motor development, and advice on specialist seating to help the child reach their maximum potential.
She is committed to ensuring she delivers the highest standards of care to her clients and their families and will provide expert independent assessments and treatment programmes to clients in their own environment.
South East of England, Kent, Surrey, West Sussex, London - South, London - East, Brighton
Paediatrics, Neurological rehabilitation
Routine planning, Daily living skills, Fine motor skills, Handwriting assessment & treatment, Self care, Social integration
Kent, South East of England
Based just outside of Faversham in Kent, Anna works with adult clients in their own homes across the county and into London. Anna specialises in Neurological Rehabilitation and is dedicated to enabling her clients with neurological conditions to maximise their independence and quality of life. She works with clients with progressive neurological conditions, brain injury, and stroke. Anna also provides Seating & Postural Management, Moving & Handling support and Vocational Rehabilitation.
Gaining extensive experience in the NHS, Social Services and the private sector, Anna has worked in both acute and community settings as a clinical specialist and team leader. Anna provides high quality assessments and therapy for clients and families, ensuring her practice is based on sound clinical evidence and judgement. She assesses cognitive difficulties, issues with visual perception such as visual field loss and diplopia, and balance and mobility needs. Within her treatment plan, Anna prescribes specialist seating such as wheelchairs and armchairs and advises on positioning programmes. She also supports with washing, feeding and dressing and helps clients regain functional independence in these tasks.
Anna participates regularly in professional development opportunities and has also been a University lecturer.
London, South East of England, East Sussex, Kent, Surrey, West Sussex, London - East, Brighton
Seating and Postural management, Functional rehabilitation, Moving and Handling, Neurological rehabilitation
Fatigue management, Motivational issues, Routine planning, Financial management, Daily living skills, Community access, Behaviour management, Visual perception, Balance, Co-ordination, Planning & execution, Self care, Postural management, Splinting
Kent, South East of England
Based in Tonbridge, Emily is an Occupational Therapist providing Functional Rehabilitation for adults across the South East of England including London, Kent, Surrey, and West Sussex. Specialising in trauma, orthopaedics, and amputations, Emily supports clients with short and long-term rehabilitation whether following surgery or managing long-term needs.
Emily has over 10 years’ experience in a variety of settings including hospitals and rehabilitation centres. She helps clients to develop their gross motor skills through exercise programmes and supportive aids, designed to help them regain strength, mobility, and coordination. Emily’s aim is to help a client reach their maximum level of independence, from carrying out self-care tasks at home to taking part in leisure activities and returning to work.
Emily focuses on all aspects of a client’s rehabilitation, both physical and cognitive, conducting cognitive assessments and suggesting methods to manage fatigue. She can also provide guidance on suitable wheelchairs and other supportive equipment.
Emily is a member of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists and regularly attends specialist training courses to enhance her clinical reasoning and skill-set.
London - East, London
Specialising in Sensory Integration, Catarina is a Paediatric Occupational Therapist offering expert assessments and interventions in London. Catarina works with children with a wide variety of conditions and disabilities including autistic spectrum disorder, ADHD, dyspraxia, Down’s syndrome, and other sensory processing difficulties.
Catarina supports children in home and school settings, working collaboratively with families, schools, and other healthcare professionals to create a bespoke programme of therapy. She can assist with a child’s functional mobility, including their fine and gross motor skills, and their ability to complete self-care tasks independently. She also offers school-based support, delivering handwriting assessments and treatment, recommending specialist seating, and providing training and advise to teachers and staff. Catarina has completed specialist training in Sensory Integration, focusing on autism spectrum disorder and early intervention.
Catarina is a member of the Specialist Section in Children, Young People and Families at The Royal College of Occupational Therapists.
London , London - Central, London - North, London - South, London - East
Daily living skills, Gross motor skills, Fine motor skills, Handwriting assessment & treatment, Visual perception, Co-ordination, Planning & execution, Self care, School Based Therapy/Support, Learning disability
London - West, London
Based in Surbiton, Kingston-on-Thames, Liz delivers specialist hand therapy to clients across the home counties. Liz is a highly experienced hand therapist, delivering holistic care and support to clients with a wide range of hand and upper limb conditions. Liz helps clients with pain management, fine motor skills, splinting, and self-care.
Liz has provided hand therapy for both adults and children for over 10 years, building up a significant wealth of knowledge and experience. Liz helps clients with acute and long-term conditions such as arthritis, carpal-tunnel syndrome, and complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS). She also supports clients who are recovering from an injury or trauma such as amputation, dislocations, soft tissue damage, and fractures. Liz uses a broad range of assessment tools and treatment plans to offer each client a tailored experience. This includes providing clients with bespoke splints that can be moulded in their home, as well as advising on off the shelf splints.
Liz is a professional member of both the British Association of Hand Therapists (BAHT) and Royal College of Occupational Therapists Specialist Sector – Independent Practice (RCOTSS-IP). She regularly engages with other professionals and has undertaken several hand therapy courses to develop her skill-set.
With over 25 years’ experience, Jan is a highly skilled OT providing specialist assessments and interventions. She specialises in Neurological, Vocational, and Functional Rehabilitation, visiting clients within the London area including Newham, Tower Hamlets, Waltham Forest, Wanstead, and Redbridge.
By providing clients with high quality treatment programmes, Jan aims to help her client regain their independence and enable them to achieve their goals. This includes helping clients return back to work or find new employment/volunteering opportunities. She is equipped to assess and treat clients with a range of injuries and conditions, as well as specialising in fatigue, anxiety, and stress management. In addition, she has specialist knowledge in falls prevention, cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation.
Jan maintains active professional development through her membership with the Royal College of Occupational Therapists’ Specialist Sections for Independent Practice, Work, and Neurology. She also regularly attends conferences and exhibitions, and has completed post-qualification training in the psychological management of anxiety and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) strategies.
London, Essex, London - Central, London - East
Vocational Rehabilitation, Functional rehabilitation, Neurological rehabilitation
Fatigue management, Pain management, Motivational issues, Routine planning, Daily living skills, Community access, Planning & execution, Self care, Anxiety management & relaxation
Based in London, Annmarie is an experienced OT and part of our specialist Paediatric team. She works with children of all ages with various clinical needs, including physical and neurological conditions. Annmarie visits children and their families in their home or school environment, working together to help them reach their maximum potential.
Since qualifying, Annmarie has worked in both the private and public sector, across inpatient and community services. In addition to working with children with learning and health needs, Annmarie has also worked with families and young people experiencing mental health challenges. She is skilled in using a number of therapeutic approaches, including mindfulness and sensory integration. Her comprehensive skill set facilitates her to provide a holistic approach to therapy to achieve change and improve their quality of life.
Annmarie has worked with children with neurological impairments, autism, and handwriting difficulties, as well as helping those with feeding, toileting and dressing needs. She offers therapy programmes to help the child increase their functional independence, as well as offering guidance and advice to parents and teachers on how to implement these strategies at home or in school. Annmarie ensures she uses enthusiasm and elements of fun in her therapy to motivate children to achieve their full potential.
Jo is a physiotherapist specialising in paediatric assessments and treatment. She is based in Hillingdon, visiting children in both home and school settings across London, Berkshire, and Buckinghamshire. With over ten years of experience, Jo has worked in many different settings including at Great Ormond Street Hospital.
Jo delivers assessments and treatment of developmental, neurological, and musculoskeletal conditions with particular expertise in complex motor disorders and neurological dysfunction. She works with children with conditions such as cerebral palsy, acquired brain injury, post Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy, muscular dystrophies, developmental delay, and Down Syndrome. Jo supports children and their families with gross motor skill development, splinting, and school-based therapy.
Jo is a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists and Association of Paediatric Chartered Physiotherapists and undertakes regular professional development activities to ensure her clinical knowledge and practice is up-to-date.
Working as a Paediatric OT for over 10 years, Zandri specialises in Sensory Integration, visiting children at home, school, or nursery. Zandri has worked with children with a broad range of conditions such as, autism, dyspraxia, Down’s syndrome, epilepsy, learning difficulties, and more. Her assessments and flexible treatment programmes focus on identifying the child’s individual needs, frequently regarding confidence building, balance and coordination, fine and gross motor skills, and visual perception.
Zandri works with children to help them develop independence, regain and maintain the ability to play sport and activities, and confidently complete daily self-care tasks. This includes dressing, using cutlery, and writing. In a school setting, Zandri helps children with shyness and class participation, enabling them to build confidence and overcome challenges. Zandri ensures that a child’s every need is addressed and that there is appropriate support in place at home and school.
Zandri is a member of RCOT and regularly undertakes additional training in Sensory Integration and Therapeutic Listening.
Julia is an expert Occupational Therapist based in London. She delivers holistic assessments and specialist treatments for clients across the city, supporting with a wide range of physical and neurological conditions. Julia has expertise working with soft tissue injuries, orthopaedic injuries, and mild to severe traumatic brain injuries.
Having graduated from Queen's University in Canada, Julia has developed her skills and expertise working across community and private settings in both Canada and the UK. She is skilled at delivering community home health and safety assessments, mobility equipment prescriptions, work place assessments and return to work programs, and school place assessments.
Julia further advanced her skills whilst working in the UK for community rehabilitation and reablement teams. She developed expertise working with clients with Parkinson’s disease, rheumatoid arthritis, dementia, and general elderly care. Julia is also particularly interested in supporting those with chronic pain as a result of injury, as well as fatigue management.
Julia has completed professional development courses in concussion management, concussion in sports, cognitive rehabilitation, and is formally certified to complete Functional Capacity Evaluations (FCE) and Brain Fx assessments and administration.
Hertfordshire, South East of England
Specialising in a wide range of adult disabilities, neurological conditions, and brain injury, Tanya works with adults of all ages to enhance their independence at home. Tanya is based in Hertfordshire, covering a client base across London, the Home Counties, and East Anglia. She has an extensive understanding of multiple sclerosis, motor neurone disease, Parkinson’s disease, and Huntington’s disease, focusing on how a client can manage fatigue, pain, and activities of daily living.
Through her holistic approach, Tanya considers a client’s every need to ensure they have strategies to move safely around the home, whether with basic mobility aids or larger pieces of equipment, such as chairs and hoists. Tanya also ensures that families and carers are fully engaged in the process and understand how they can provide support. Similarly, Tanya can advise on Disabled Facilities Grants (DFG) assessments.
Tanya’s experience in Housing & Equipment means she can recommend an extensive variety of specialist aids to help prevent falls, improve mobility, and enable the client to carry out daily tasks. These aids can in turn help reduce and manage fatigue and improve confidence moving around independently. Tanya also supports clients to regain and maintain access to the community, assessing their needs getting in and out of the home, and any equipment they might require when travelling in the community.
Tanya is a member of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists and belongs to a vast network of health professionals, providing ongoing personal development and learning.
East Anglia, London, South of England, South East of England, Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, East Sussex, Essex, Hertfordshire, Kent, Northamptonshire, Suffolk
Housing and Equipment, Moving and Handling
Motivational interviewing, DFG Assessments, Fatigue management, Pain management, Motivational issues, Routine planning, Daily living skills, Community access, Self care, Social integration, Postural management, Anxiety management & relaxation, Learning disability
Kent, South East of England
Based in Whitstable, Annabel travels throughout Kent including Maidstone, Ashford, Canterbury, and Folkestone. She specialises in Housing & Equipment and Moving & Handling, treating both adults and children. She has completed postgraduate training in moving and handling, ramp assessments, and seating.
Annabel has gained experience across the NHS, social care, and charity settings. She has experience working with clients with neurological conditions and physical disabilities including brain injury, cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, genetic conditions, global developmental delay, learning difficulties, autistic spectrum disorder, Down's syndrome, and Parkinson's disease. She also offers supports for clients with life limiting conditions, assisting with transitions to hospice and palliative care.
Annabel carries out independent assessments, recommending appropriate housing adaptations, specialist equipment to aid independence and moving and handling advice. She encourages carers and the client's family to work collaboratively, supporting her client to live as independently as possible in their home environment. Annabel also helps adolescents with the transition to independent living, working with people with mental health diagnoses.
Kent, South East of England
With over 10 years’ experience, Angela is an expert Occupational Therapist and Best Interest Assessor. She carries out assessments of clients with complex needs such as cerebral palsy, motor neurone disease, and Parkinson’s disease. She provides bespoke treatment plans to her clients and encourages maximum independence. Angela specialises in Housing & Equipment interventions, advising on aids and adaptations to support a client’s recovery and long-term needs.
Angela carries out assessments with her clients in their home environments for seating, moving and handling, rehousing, access, and disabled facilities grants, as well as for major home adaptations such as wet rooms, stair lifts, and vertical lifts.
Angela is a member of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists and their Specialist Section for Independent Practice.
Kent, South East of England
Natalie is a highly skilled Paediatric Occupational Therapist based in Kent. She is focused on supporting families to help their child reach their maximum potential and develop independent living skills. She has a wide range of experience with children with neurological and developmental conditions such as autism, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, and brain injury.
Natalie has a great deal of experience of assessing hand function, functional skills, postural management, access to the environment, and assessment of equipment needs. She has worked within the acute and community paediatric settings, gaining a great deal of knowledge and becoming an expert in her field.
Natalie continues to further develop her clinical skills at a post-graduate level to ensure her clinical practice remains evidence based and children are provided with an excellent level of care. She is a member of the Sensory Integration Network and the Specialist Section for Children, Young People, and Families at the Royal College of Occupational Therapists.
South East of England, Kent
Paediatrics, Seating and Postural management, Functional rehabilitation, Neurological rehabilitation
Routine planning, Daily living skills, Fine motor skills, Handwriting assessment & treatment, Visual perception, Co-ordination, Planning & execution, Self care, Postural management, School Based Therapy/Support
Kent, South East of England
Located in Sandwich, Kent, Donna visits clients across the South East of England. Donna has over 15 years’ experience and is a specialist in the field of trauma and orthopaedics. She works with clients who have injuries and conditions including spinal trauma, upper and lower limb fractures, amputees, polytraumas, fractured neck of femurs, and elective surgery such as hip and knee replacements.
Donna delivers comprehensive assessments and provides recommendations on suitable equipment provisions designed to enhance a client’s independence at home, prevent falls, and improve mobility. She works with clients, their family, and other healthcare professionals to develop bespoke treatment plans.
Donna is committed to her continued professional development, with a membership to the Royal College of Occupational Therapists and constantly seeking opportunities to gain knowledge and experience through training sessions and seminars.
The OT Practice provides expert, independent occupational therapy services across the London Borough of Bromley as part of our nationwide network. We have experienced private therapists to cover every clinical specialism, servicing the Bromley borough including Beckenham, Chelsfield, Chislehurst, Hayes, Orpington, Penge and Petts Wood.
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 expert therapists in the Bromley area cover all OT specialisms, including paediatrics, housing & equipment, seating & postural management, neurological or functional rehabilitation, and hand therapy. For a free initial consultation over the telephone, please call one of our dedicated client managers who will be able to find you the right OT. You can also learn more about some of the private therapists in our Bromley team from their profiles above. Being 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.
If your enquiry relates to children’s occupational therapy, you can learn more about our dedicated paediatrics team by visiting the OT Practice Kids section of our site.
The OT Practice’s team of highly skilled and motivated practitioners provide a high quality of care for a variety of difficulties. Visit our pages dedicated to common difficulties, to understand how occupational therapists work to increase the quality of life and independence of an individual. To find out more with a free over-the-phone consultation, call one of our friendly client managers on 0330 024 9910.
I honestly found your services invaluable and would not have been able to support the client and facilitate his house move without it. In such cases as severe brain injury when working with clients that can be challenging your professional service is delivered with expertise and compassion.Case Manager
Both myself and my wife were very satisfied with ALL aspects of your therapist's home visit. She was very helpful and forthcoming in her general advice and my situation and doing her best in trying to help ease and solve these personal and home problems. Very well done to herAn OT Practice client
Caroline (therapist) was fantastic, and for the first time it felt like someone was actually listening to me. It was great to actually have some positive feedback and advice as opposed to "carry on as you are". We have taken on board everything in the report and fingers crossed we can help Emily. Many thanks.Mother of a private client aged 8
As an organisation that acts to assist elderly or disabled persons undertake repairs and adaptations to their homes, we routinely seek expert advice on the particular needs that a person may have. We have found that The OT Practice provides the sort of professional but friendly service that our clients require; they are always prompt and provide clear and full reports. We would have no hesitation in recommending the service that they provide.Runnymede Borough Council
I have found The OT Practice to be very personable, knowledgeable and reliable. This means that clients are put at ease straight away in what can be quiet disruptive times. I would not have a problem highly recommending their services.Help & Care