London - South, London
Julie works in Wimbledon, Streatham; Central London, South London and West London. Julie is an expert Housing & Equipment and Postural Management OT, who works with Neurological conditions (Brain/Spinal injury, Cerebral Palsy, Muscular Dystrophy, Global Developmental Delay, Motor Neurone Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Huntington's/Parkinson's disease and Stroke), and others like ASD, Down's Syndrome, Learning Difficulties, Dementia, Amputations, Mental Health (Anxiety/Depression), Osteoporosis and Burns. She also assesses for Function, Risk, Blue Badges, Mobility, DFGs, Balance/Co-ordination and Activities of Daily Living (Routine Planning and Self-care etc).
Julie is a highly skilled Occupational Therapist with particular experience in adult Social Care. She has been practising as an Occupational Therapist in the UK since she graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2006. Julie is able to provide expert assessments and treatment programmes for all her clients while she works collaboratively with others to identify areas of need. She utilises a great deal of experience to demonstrate highly specialised skills, such as advanced clinical reasoning. All of which is required when conducting specialist assessments regarding all aspects of occupational performance (be them regarding physical, cognitive, mental, social or environmental needs).
London , London - Central, London - South, London - West
Housing and Equipment
DFG Assessments, Blue Badges / Mobility Assessments, Routine planning, Daily living skills, Community access, Co-ordination, Self care, Postural management
London - South, London
Georgia is a dedicated and experienced functional rehabilitation occupational therapist based in London (working in East, South and Central). Georgia's passion lies in helping clients improve their daily living skills, planning and execution, and communication through the use of Makaton. Georgia has vast experience working with a range of clients, including those with Learning Disabilities, Autism, Down's Syndrome, Communication difficulties, Epilepsy, Behaviour and engagement challenges, Dementia, and falls. Georgia believes in working closely with her clients to fully understand their needs and develop personalised plans that cater to their unique challenges.
Georgia's passion for helping her clients achieve their goals and live life to the fullest is evident in her work. She takes pride in making a positive difference in the lives of those she works with, and her warm and caring approach puts her clients at ease.
London - Central, Middlesex
Functional Rehabilitation Occupational Therapist Emma specialises in fatigue and pain management and daily living skills. Emma works across Central, East, North, South and West London. She has extensive experience in pressure ulcer management, seating, moving & handling, home adaptations & equipment. She also has experience in daily living skills, including meal preparation, dressing, and bathing.
Emma has worked with a wide range of conditions including Alzheimer's disease, Dementia, Pneumonia, Parkinson's disease, Diabetes, Heart disease and failure, Chronic kidney disease, Urinary Tract Infections, Sepsis, Cancer Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid arthritis, Osteoporosis, Upper and lower limb fractures, Falls, Frailty, COVID-19, Postural Hypotension, Stroke, Delirium, Visual and Hearing impairment, Anxiety, Depression, Incontinence, Multiple Sclerosis, and Chronic pain.
Emma's approach is client-centred, and she tailors her services to the individual needs of her clients. She has a wealth of experience in providing personalised support and assistance to clients with a variety of conditions, empowering them to manage their symptoms and live more independent and fulfilling lives.
Emma offers a range of evidence-based interventions to help her clients manage their symptoms. Her experience with a variety of conditions means that she can provide specialist advice and guidance to clients with complex needs.
London, Middlesex, London - Central, London - North, London - South, London - East, London - West
Housing and Equipment, Seating and Postural management, Functional rehabilitation, Moving and Handling
Fatigue management, Pain management, Daily living skills, Community access, Self care
London - South, London
Tamsin is a committed and ambitious Speech and Language Therapist, with over a decade of post qualifying experience in delivering high standards of care and innovative practice to young people. She specialises in social communication, emotional and behaviour difficulties, autism, and attachment difficulties. Tamsin is based in South London, near Greenwich, and visits children and their families across the city.
Tamsin has worked extensively in schools, supporting children of all ages with one-to-one therapy, group therapy, and embedded practice in various parts of the school day. Tamsin also conducts Speech and Language Therapy assessments for pupils’ annual reviews or when applying for an EHCP.
Tamsin particularly enjoys collaborating with professionals from a variety of disciplines and developing new projects and staff teams. In the latter part of her career, she has proven her ability to lead, train, and manage various teams within the establishment she was working in.
Tamsin is a member of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists and throughout her career has gained further training in Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy Level 1 and has achieved Levels 1 and 2 in Theraplay, a dyadic child and family therapy.
London - South, London
Cheryle is a professional and experienced Occupational Therapist with a passion for helping patients achieve their maximum potential. She specialises in the field of adults with physical disabilities and elderly care having developed her expertise across many different settings including rehabilitation, housing, adaptations, community, discharge planning, older people, elective and trauma orthopaedics, and acute hospital settings. Cheryle is based in Bromley and visits clients across London.
Utilising her community experience, Cheryle provides assessments within the client’s home covering activities of daily living, manual handling, cognitive needs, and equipment needs to maximise the patient's independence and safety. During the COVID-19 pandemic she also worked at the London Nightingale Hospital and as a Specialist Discharge OT in hubs across East London.
Cheryle has developed her professional capabilities through practical experience, ongoing professional development, training courses and supervision. This has helped to develop quality assessment techniques and expert clinical reasoning which is necessary when treating patients with complex needs and when liaising with their family and wider agencies.
London - South, London
Jessica Smith is an accomplished Occupational Therapist from London specialising in Functional Rehabilitation and Neurological Rehabilitation. With expertise in a wide range of conditions such as Spasticity, Traumatic Brain Injury, Stroke. Upper Limb rehabilitation for adults and young people.
She is dedicated to helping individuals regain independence and improve their quality of life. Jessica takes a patient-centred and holistic approach, working collaboratively with clients to develop personalised treatment plans that address their unique challenges. She empowers her clients to maximise their functional abilities and enhance their overall well-being.
London - South, London
OT Venetia lives in Battersea and provides Functional Rehabilitation in West London and South London. Venetia provides assessments for Major Adaptions, Cognition, Activities of Daily Living, Sensory Integration, and Balance and Postural Management. She has worked with conditions such as Stroke, Brain Injury, Autism, Parkinson's and Dementia.
She is passionate about helping those she works with to reach their maximum potential and enjoy a higher quality-of-life. Having qualified from Brunel University, Venetia worked in the community and for charities with both young and older adult clients, Venetia is dynamic when delivering a bespoke client-centred occupational therapy with compassion and genuine care.
Venetia actively develops her clinical skills through regular training, seeking out CPD opportunities and she engages in the professional platforms she belongs to. This enables her to provide the very best possible treatment using up to date research and clinical methods. Also, Venetia is able to provide DBT therapy.
London - South, London
Lucy is an Occupational Therapist with over 15 years of experience, specialising in neurological rehabilitation. Based in London, she has a vast expertise in working with a diverse range of conditions and populations.
Her extensive background includes working with the elderly, individuals with mental health concerns, amputees, and those seeking pain management. Lucy has also provided care and support to clients with neurological conditions such as Parkinson's disease, motor neurone disease, multiple sclerosis, Huntington's disease, spinal injuries and cerebral palsy, stroke recovery, and brain injury. She excels in supporting clients with community access, behavior management, visual perception, and planning and executing daily activities.
Lucy is dedicated to helping individuals enhance their self-care abilities. With her compassionate approach, Lucy strives to deeply understand and empathise with her clients, providing personalised care that supports them in achieving their goals and improving their overall well-being.
Functional rehabilitation, Neurological rehabilitation
Motivational interviewing, Fatigue management, Pain management, Daily living skills, Behaviour management, Visual perception, Co-ordination, Planning & execution, Postural management, Splinting, TBI
London - South, London
With over a decade’s experience as an OT, Daniella specialises in Functional & Neurological Rehabilitation (Traumatic and Acquired Brain Injury, Stroke and Neurosurgeries), Housing & Equipment and Seating & Postural Management across London. Daniella also has experience in Palliative Care, Oncology, Burns, Trauma and Orthopaedics, Hands Therapy and Cardiology; and with conditions such as Cerebral Palsy, Developmental Delay and Autism. Daniella is most passionate about Neurology and thus has completed a masters in Neurological Rehabilitation.
Daniella has worked throughout a variety of locations from rural villages in South Africa to London, and has developed her expertise whilst working with both adults and children. Daniella proactively ensures the most effective outcome for her clients. She is resourceful and creative in her thinking which allows her to utilise her clinical reasoning skills and create individualised treatment programmes, unique to each patient.
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.
London - South, Kent
Shivangi is a passionate Paediatric Occupational Therapist based in Orpington, South-East London. Utilising her extensive experience, gained through her work within the community, Shivangi provides holistic assessments and expert interventions to children of all ages across London and Kent. She has expertise in autistic spectrum disorders, developmental coordination disorder, sensory integration, behavioural challenges, and ADHD.
Shivangi is trained in delivering evidenced based interventions such as cognitive orientation to occupational performance, zones of regulation, interception intervention, The Alert Programme, Sensory Processing (neurosciences and fundamentals), and Bobath (early assessment & intervention with babies and young children). She has also successfully completed Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (Module 2) to diagnose children with autism spectrum disorder.
Shivangi set up clear functional goals in consultation with parents/teachers, demonstrating sound clinical reasoning and involving the use of therapeutic activities and approaches which are meaningful and appropriate. She is also experienced in providing relevant training including sensory workshops, how to manage child's sensory needs at home and school, motor planning and organisational skills, and fine and gross motor skills.
South of England, South East of England, Kent, London - South
Sensory Integration, BOBATH, CO-OP Practitioner
Daily living skills, Sensory integration, Gross motor skills, Fine motor skills, Handwriting assessment & treatment, Visual perception, Co-ordination, Self care, School Based Therapy/Support
London - South, Kent
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
Daily living skills, Gross motor skills, Fine motor skills, Handwriting assessment & treatment, Visual perception, Balance, Co-ordination, Self care, Social integration, School Based Therapy/Support, Learning disability
London - East, London
Robyn is a highly skilled and experienced Occupational Therapist specialising in the fields of Paediatrics and Sensory Integration. She works in London (specifically Bow, Mile End, Stratford, Bethnal Green area). She enjoys working with those who have Autism or Learning Difficulties, to impact Daily Living Skills & Independence, Handwriting difficulties, Fine and Gross Motor skills, and Sensory processing.
Robyn is passionate about working with children and the organisations that help to reach a child’s maximum potential, and is experienced working in SEN schools and home settings. Robyn believes in school-based therapy/support and Self-care.
Robyn continues to develop her professional practice through regular postgraduate training to ensure that she is up to date with current research and clinical methods.
Robyn is a dynamic and enthusiastic Occupational Therapist from South Africa, who feels that her diverse background fuels her passion for working with children and young people who have Learning Disabilities, ASC and SEMH needs.
London , London - Central, London - North, London - South, London - East, London - West
Sensory Integration, Sensory Attachment Therapy
Routine planning, Daily living skills, Sensory integration, Gross motor skills, Fine motor skills, Behaviour management, Handwriting assessment & treatment, Balance, Co-ordination, Self care, School Based Therapy/Support, Anxiety management & relaxation, Sensory attachment intervention, Learning disability
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, TBI
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.
Working throughout London, OT Angela provides Neurological Rehabilitation to those who have experienced a Stroke, Brain or Spinal injury. Not limited to this, Angela works with Respiratory conditions, Falls Prevention; Functional/Vocational Rehabilitation, and Fatigue Management. She works with ADLs, Community Access, Equipment, Minor Adaptations, Seating and Postural Management, Moving & Handling, and Cognitive Rehabilitation (Attention, Memory, Visual Processing, Executive Functioning).
She adopts a collaborative, clear and consistent client-centred approach, where she aims to optimise a client’s function with goals and treatment that is meaningful and tailored to their individual needs. Angela uses her skills, knowledge, and experience to deliver holistic assessments and therapy, addressing a client’s physical, emotional, social, and cognitive needs. Combining a professional, ethical way of working with a down to earth and empathetic nature, Angela seeks to support her clients and their loved ones to adjust, cope and thrive.
East Sussex, South of England
Being from Brighton, Pilar provides Occupational Therapy across West Sussex, East Sussex, South London and London. She specialises in Functional Rehabilitation, Manual Handling, Activities of Daily Living, Seating, and Pain and Fatigue Management. Pilar enjoys working with conditions like Fibromyalgia, Chronic Pain Syndrome, Lower back pain, Long Covid, Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, Parkinson's, Dementia, Multiple Sclerosis, Stroke and Brain Injury.
Pilar has worked in adult Neurological Rehabilitation within the community where she provided specialist Manual Handling and Seating assessments. She wrote personalised Manual Handling plans and provided complex Equipment such as mobile and overhead hoists, hospital beds, and specialist chairs.
Pilar strives for the best care and treatment for her clients and her passion is for client-centred practice. She emphasises well-being and quality-of-life. Throughout her experience, Pilar developed her competencies through personal research, expert supervision and the attendance of specialist training courses. This has helped her to develop a high level of clinical reasoning necessary to assessing and treating patients with highly complex needs, and when providing expert opinion to other professionals, clients, and their family members.
East Sussex, South East of England
Abby is a dedicated occupational therapist with a specialisation in Housing & Equipment, Moving and Handling, DFG and blue badge assessments. With a vast range of expertise, she has extensive experience working with individuals in London, the South of England, Hampshire, Kent, Middlesex, Surrey, West Sussex, Brighton, and Southampton. Abby's focus lies in supporting clients with degenerative neurological conditions, lower limb amputations, musculoskeletal injuries, dementia, and arthritis. With a compassionate approach, she collaborates closely with clients to assess their needs and develop personalised interventions to enhance independence and quality of life. Abby's dedication to empowering individuals to live their lives to the fullest makes her a trusted occupational therapist in her field.
London, South of England, South East of England, Hampshire, Kent, Middlesex, Surrey, West Sussex, London - Central, London - North, London - South, London - East, London - West, Brighton, Southampton
Housing and Equipment
DFG Assessments, Blue Badges / Mobility Assessments
OT Lara provides Neurological and Vocational Rehabilitation to clients in South East England: Hertfordshire, London/North London and Essex. She supports a client’s Fatigue, Behaviour and Postural Management/Seating; ADLs, Community access, Gross and Fine Motor Skills, Handwriting and Visual perception. Lara enjoys working in Neurology (Brain and Spinal injuries, Multiple Sclerosis, Stroke, Parkinson's and Huntington's disease) and with Genetic conditions and Dementia. Also, Lara provides recommendations for Equipment and Adaptations, and is trained in Motivational interviewing.
Lara qualified as an Occupational Therapist in 2010, and now works to provides specialist rehabilitation that enables individuals to achieve their goals. Lara believes everyone needs a unique path for rehabilitation and therefore operates with a person-centred approach.
London, South East of England, Essex, Hertfordshire, London - Central, London - North
Vocational Rehabilitation, Neurological rehabilitation
Motivational interviewing, Fatigue management, Routine planning, Daily living skills, Community access, Gross motor skills, Fine motor skills, Behaviour management, Handwriting assessment & treatment, Visual perception, Co-ordination, Planning & execution, Self care, Postural management, Wheelchair accreditation, TBI
The OT Practice is a leading provider of private occupational therapy services nationwide with a number of exceptional OTs based in the Croydon area, who can work with your family members or clients located in Croydon or the surrounding London Boroughs. We have experienced private therapists to cover a wide spectrum of clinical specialisms, servicing the Croydon borough including Addington, Addiscombe, Coulsdon, Purley and Thornton Heath.
Our practice is based on our reputation for building trusted relationships with our clients. Since ethics are at the heart of our vocation as health care professionals, we always recommend alternatives to our own services if we believe they are better suited to a client's particular needs.
Our therapists based in the Croydon area cover all areas of OT, including paediatrics, neurological or functional rehabilitation, seating & postural management, housing & equipment, moving & handling, hand therapy and vocational rehabilitation. Above you can find out more about some of our therapists covering the Croydon area by clicking on their profiles. Alternatively, call one of our dedicated and friendly client managers, who will discuss your circumstances with you and guide you towards the right OT.
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 throughout Croydon 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.
We are very grateful for your efforts in producing such a detailed report in such a short space of time. The findings and recommendations can only strengthen William's tribunal case for an EHCP. Hopefully we can finally get the support he needs.Mother of a private client aged 8
We contracted The OT Practice to help us clear a backlog of bathing assessments. They took on a batch of cases and worked through them efficiently and professionally, keeping us informed and updated at all times. We also used the OT Practice to carry out assessments as part of the Council’s planned kitchen and bathroom upgrade programme. Again this work was completed efficiently, and we would not hesitate to work with them again.Guildford Borough Council
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
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