Glasgow, North Lanarkshire
Gillian is based just outside of Glasgow in Wishaw and visits clients across Lanarkshire, North Ayrshire, and West Lothian. She has over 25 years’ experience in Occupational Therapy and specialises in the field of Neurological Rehabilitation. She works with adults with spinal cord injuries, traumatic and acquired brain injury including complex stroke, and has a particular interest and clinical skills in prolonged disorders of consciousness (PDOC), visual perception, and hand therapy.
Gillian has gained experience working in variety of sectors including in a specialist rehabilitation unit. She can support clients with a wide range of functional and cognitive needs such as fatigue management, routine planning, activities of daily living, splinting, sensory awareness, and behaviour management.
Gillian is an active member of the Royal College of Occupational Therapy and their Specialist Section for Neurological Practice, she takes part in the Scottish West Committee and recently participated in an Advancing Practice in Brain Injury scoping event. Gillian continues to develop her knowledge, skills, and competencies through clinical experience, attendance at specialist training courses, and personal learning.
Scotland, Falkirk, Glasgow (City of), North Ayrshire, North Lanarkshire, South Lanarkshire, West Lothian, Glasgow
Fatigue management, Routine planning, Daily living skills, Community access, Gross motor skills, Fine motor skills, Handwriting assessment & treatment, Visual perception, Self care, Splinting, TBI
Based just outside of Glasgow, Sarah is an experienced Occupational Therapist providing expert Housing & Equipment assessments for clients across Scotland. Sarah works with clients with a wide range of physical and neurological conditions such as Parkinson’s, dementia, brain injury, cerebral palsy, orthopaedic trauma, motor neurone disease, and multiple sclerosis. She also has particular expertise in stroke rehabilitation, having worked as part of a specialist team.
Sarah supports clients to live independently and helps them to reach their maximum potential. She assesses a client’s functional needs at home, including their capability to complete everyday activities. Sarah can provide recommendations for aids and home adaptations to help support a client’s recovery and long-term needs. She will also address any cognitive impairments her client might be experiencing, helping them with fatigue management, routine planning, and motivation.
Sarah is a dedicated OT, committed to her ongoing professional development. She regularly undertakes courses to further her knowledge and is a member of several professional bodies. This includes the Royal College of Occupational Therapists and their Specialist Section for Independent Practice, the British Association of Brain Injury Case Managers, and the Case Management Society UK.
Scotland, East Ayrshire, East Dunbartonshire, East Renfrewshire, Edinburgh (City of), Fife, Glasgow (City of), North Ayrshire, North Lanarkshire, Renfrewshire, South Ayrshire, South Lanarkshire, Glasgow, Edinburgh
Housing and Equipment
Fatigue management, Routine planning, Daily living skills, Community access, Gross motor skills, Fine motor skills, Visual perception, Co-ordination, Planning & execution, Self care, Social integration, Postural management
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.
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
Hand Therapy, Housing and Equipment, Functional rehabilitation, Neurological rehabilitation
Daily living skills, Community access, Planning & execution, Self care, Social integration
With a career spanning over 15 years, Kirsty has worked with both children and adults in a range of clinical settings. Since 2010 she has focused on delivering expert assessments and treatments for children. Kirsty has developed expertise on a wide variety of conditions such as developmental coordination disorder, autism, Downs syndrome, cerebral palsy, head injury, ADHD, genetic disorders, and sensory processing difficulties.
Kirsty evaluates the outcomes of her assessments using advanced clinical reasoning skills and designs intervention programmes to enable each child to fulfil their potential and meet the goals they have set. Kirsty has undertaken additional training through BOBATH Scotland and regularly attends training through NHS Education Scotland. She also recently undertook a research project as part of an MEd in Autism, focusing on post diagnostic care.
Based to the west of Glasgow in Renfrewshire, Nikki delivers expert care to clients across Lanarkshire, Ayrshire, and East Dunbartonshire. Nikki has been an Occupational Therapist for over 25 years, working for most of her career in the field of Paediatrics. She started out in acute settings but for the past 20 years has worked in a variety of community settings within Lanarkshire and Greater Glasgow and Clyde.
Throughout her time working in Paediatrics, Nikki has gained the skills to work with a wide range of children and young people, whether at home or school/nursery. She has developed expertise on a wide range of conditions including global developmental delay, acquired brain injuries, neurological conditions, spina bifida, cerebral palsy, hypermobility, and juvenile idiopathic arthritis. She supports and offers the appropriate assessment, treatment, and intervention at the right time to help them participate and function in their day-to-day activities.
With over two decades of experience in Occupational Therapy, Nikki offers a wealth of knowledge and skill to her private clients. She has a passion for working with children and their families, to provide functional and meaningful client-centred interventions. Nikki also enjoys supporting and mentoring Occupational Therapy students and junior members of staff, sharing her specialist clinical reasoning skills and knowledge in this field.
Scotland, Argyll and Bute, East Ayrshire, East Dunbartonshire, East Renfrewshire, Falkirk, Glasgow (City of), North Ayrshire, North Lanarkshire, Renfrewshire, South Ayrshire, South Lanarkshire, Stirling, West Lothian, Glasgow, Edinburgh
Daily living skills, Gross motor skills, Fine motor skills, Handwriting assessment & treatment, Visual perception, Balance, Co-ordination, Self care, Postural management, School Based Therapy/Support, Learning disability
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.
North West England, Scotland, Cumbria, Dumfries and Galloway
Housing and Equipment, Functional rehabilitation, Neurological rehabilitation
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
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.
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.
Scotland, Aberdeenshire, Argyll and Bute, Clackmannan, Dundee (City of), East Lothian, Edinburgh (City of), Falkirk, Fife, Highland, Moray, Perthshire and Kinross, West Lothian
Housing and Equipment, Vocational Rehabilitation, Functional rehabilitation, Neurological rehabilitation
Counselling, PIPs, Fatigue management, Motivational issues, Routine planning, Daily living skills, Community access, Behaviour management, Self care, Social integration
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.
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
AMPS, Postgraduate cert. Vocational Rehab
Motivational interviewing, Fatigue management, Motivational issues, Routine planning, Daily living skills, Self care, Anxiety management & relaxation, Mental Health
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.
Scotland, Aberdeen City, Aberdeenshire, Highland, Moray
Motivational issues, Routine planning, Daily living skills, Community access, Planning & execution, Self care, Social integration, Anxiety management & relaxation, Mental Health
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.
Scotland, Angus, Clackmannan, Dundee (City of), Falkirk, Fife, Perthshire and Kinross, Stirling
Vocational Rehabilitation, Functional rehabilitation, Neurological rehabilitation
Fatigue management, Routine planning, Daily living skills, Fine motor skills
Perthshire and Kinross, Scotland
David uses his decade of experience to provide Housing & Equipment, Seating and Postural Management, Functional and Vocational Rehabilitation OT services to clients in Scotland. He has worked closely with conditions such as Orthopaedic injury, Cancer, Stroke, Parkinson’s, Dementia, Chronic Respiratory conditions, Chronic pain and post-Covid-19 syndrome.
Since qualifying as an OT in 2012, David has gained experience in the areas of Reablement, Community Rehabilitation, and Major Adaptations. He is experienced in providing comprehensive assessments, and the provision of basic and specialist Equipment. David has worked with local agencies and partners to support clients to meet their individual needs and maximise independence.
More recently, David has taken on senior management roles overseeing the Enablement Team in Wandsworth, Front Door Contact service in Southwark, and the Southwest Edinburgh Discharge to Assess & Prevention of Admission service.
Scotland, Aberdeenshire, Borders, Clackmannan, Dundee (City of), East Dunbartonshire, East Lothian, East Renfrewshire, Edinburgh (City of), Falkirk, Fife, Glasgow (City of), Highland, Midlothian, North Lanarkshire, Perthshire and Kinross, Stirling, West Dunbartonshire, West Lothian
Housing and Equipment, Functional rehabilitation
Cumbria, North West England
Gill is a highly experienced OT based in Keswick, Cumbria. She covers a large client base across North West England and Scotland including the Lake District, the Borders, and Dumfries & Galloway. Gill specialises in Functional Rehabilitation and Housing and Equipment, supporting adults with injury and illness to retain independence at home and feel confident accessing the community.
Drawing on her extensive experience, Gill helps clients to improve their strength and mobility through bespoke activity programmes and supportive aids. She also conducts housing assessments to evaluate how a client can effectively move about their home and advise on suitable adaptations and equipment provisions to support a client’s needs.
Gill is a member of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists Specialist Sections in Independent Practice, Older Adults, and Rheumatology.
North West England, Scotland, Cumbria, Borders, Dumfries and Galloway
Housing and Equipment, Functional rehabilitation, Moving and Handling
Blue Badges / Mobility Assessments, PIPs, Fatigue management, Pain management, Routine planning, Financial management, Daily living skills, Community access, Sensory integration, Gross motor skills, Fine motor skills, Handwriting assessment & treatment, Visual perception, Balance, Co-ordination, Planning & execution, Self care, Postural management, Wheelchair accreditation, Anxiety management & relaxation
Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland
Lorraine is a specialist Paediatric Occupational Therapist with over 20 years of experience working with children of all ages. She is based in Alnwick in Northumberland and covers a client base across the North of England including Tyne and Wear, Cleveland, and Durham and the Scottish Borders.
Throughout her career, Lorraine has developed expertise on a range of conditions and diagnoses including cerebral palsy, profound and multiple learning difficulties, Down’s syndrome, brain injury, sensory processing difficulties, Duchenne’s muscular dystrophy, spinal muscular atrophy, orthopaedic trauma injuries and developmental coordination difficulties.
Lorraine utilises her expertise and many years of experience to deliver assessments and interventions. She visits children in both home and school settings to help them reach their maximum potential. Lorraine also has experience working in an OT capacity for local charities to provide assessment and intervention for specialist case management firms to assist with medico-legal claims.
Lorraine is a member of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists and continues to develop her skills through training courses and practical experience.
Scotland, Cleveland, Durham, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, Borders
Paediatrics, Housing and Equipment, Seating and Postural management, Functional rehabilitation, Moving and Handling
Sensory Integration, AMPS, Chailey Postural Management
Daily living skills, Fine motor skills, Handwriting assessment & treatment, Visual perception, Co-ordination, Planning & execution, Self care, Postural management, DMO (Lycra) Splinting, School Based Therapy/Support, Learning disability
Working as an Occupational Therapist for over 25 years, Lisa has worked in many different settings in the NHS, Local Authorities, and in private practice. Lisa specialises in Housing & Equipment, delivering expert home functional assessments of adults and children with highly complex physical disabilities. This can be a result of illness or trauma, neurological and congenital conditions, birth injuries, and chronic pain. Lisa is located in Derbyshire and visits clients across the UK.
Lisa works holistically to identify Moving & Handling and Seating & Postural needs with the client and their family, successfully implementing solutions to enable individuals to participate in day to day activities, engage in purposeful roles, and support them to lead an independent life.
She has held a number of senior and managerial positions within the local authority setting, being responsible for occupational therapy teams and the delivery of the service.
North West England, North East England, Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, West Midlands, East Midlands, West and South West of England, East Anglia, London, South of England, South East of England, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Ireland, Wales, Derbyshire
Housing and Equipment, Seating and Postural management, Moving and Handling
The OT Practice provides private occupational therapy services in and around Glasgow as well as the rest of the UK. We have experienced therapists covering every specialism throughout Glasgow, including Barrowfield, Easterhouse, Kinning Park, Milton and Newbank.
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 Glasgow therapists cover all areas of OT, including neurological or functional rehabilitation, housing & equipment, seating & postural management, paediatrics and hand therapy. Please click on the profiles above to learn more about some of our experienced therapists working in Glasgow, 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.
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 Glasgow 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.
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