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Private occupational therapy in London

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Jan

London

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.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

London, Essex, London - Central, London - East

Specialisms

Vocational Rehabilitation, Functional rehabilitation, Neurological rehabilitation

Further qualifications

AMPS

Specialist skills

Fatigue management, Pain management, Motivational issues, Routine planning, Daily living skills, Community access, Planning & execution, Self care, Anxiety management & relaxation

Jo

London

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.

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Profession

Physiotherapy

Regions covered

London, South East of England, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, London - West

Specialisms

Paediatrics

Further qualifications

BOBATH

Specialist skills

Gross motor skills, DMO (Lycra) Splinting, School Based Therapy/Support

Zandri

London

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.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

London

Specialisms

Paediatrics

Further qualifications

Sensory Integration, The Listening Programme

Specialist skills

Sensory integration, Fine motor skills, Visual perception, School Based Therapy/Support

Julia

London

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.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

London

Specialisms

Neurological rehabilitation, Functional rehabilitation, Moving and Handling

Specialist skills

Fatigue management, Pain management, Routine planning, Daily living skills, Self care, Anxiety management & relaxation

Debra

Middlesex, London

Debra provides expert Occupational Therapy to clients in London and the neighbouring counties of Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, and Middlesex. She specialises in Housing & Equipment, Moving & Handling, and Seating & Postural Management for both children and adults. Working collaboratively with the client, their family and carers, Debra provides a tailored treatment programme which aims to increase independence and improve quality of life.

With over 15 years’ experience, Debra has worked in a variety of health and social care settings including inpatient, community, and the private sector. She has provided care to clients with various physical and neurological conditions such as brain injury, cerebral palsy, arthritis, stroke, and dementia.

Visiting the client in their home environment, Debra is able to identify the individual’s needs and can recommend minor or major adaptations as appropriate. This could include facilities such as wet rooms, wheelchair accessible kitchens, ramps, through floor lifts or hoist systems, as well as grab rails, stairlifts, and adaptive equipment. She works closely with carers, surveyors, architects, and contractors to ensure that the adaptations meet the current and future needs of the client and to reduce the risk of injury and falls.

Alongside housing and equipment, Debra also provides expert advice and guidance on seating & postural management. Debra prescribes chairs with specialist accessories and functions such as a vertical lift, riser function, recline function or tilt in space. She encourages and advises on good seating support, training carers and families on the risks of poor skin integrity and pressure sores, as well as safe manual handling and transfers in the home.

Through her work, Debra aims to promote independence and reduce risk by enabling the client to have safe access to all essential facilities and to be safe within their home.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

East Anglia, London, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Middlesex

Specialisms

Moving and Handling, Seating and Postural management, Housing and Equipment

Specialist skills

DFG Assessments, Daily living skills, Self care

Deborah

Middlesex, London

Debbie is a specialist Speech and Language Therapist, providing expert assessment and treatment to children and young adults at home, in school, or at nursery. She visits children and their families in the London area, working collaboratively with parents and carers to ensure the child reaches their maximum potential.

Having gained experience working in the NHS and private sector, Debbie provides therapy to children of all ages with mild, moderate, and severe communication needs. She supports children with the development of speech, as well as focusing on attention, listening, and social skills. She provides fun and motivating therapy, working with a child to maximise their speech and language use and increase their independence. Therapy includes sensory stimulation, intensive interaction strategies, and building on self-esteem.

Working holistically, Debbie provides training to parents, teachers and teaching assistants so they feel confident communicating with children and young adults with additional needs. She is also a member of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT).

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Profession

Speech and Language Therapy

Regions covered

East Anglia, London, Hertfordshire, Middlesex, London - Central, London - North

Specialisms

Paediatrics

Specialist skills

School Based Therapy/Support

Miriam

Middlesex, London

Miriam is a highly skilled Occupational Therapist based in Edgeware. She visits clients across London, Hertfordshire, Essex, and Bedfordshire offering tailored interventions to suit a client’s individual needs. She is experienced supporting adults of all ages with a wide range of conditions and injuries including cardio-respiratory conditions, elderly care and frailty, dementia, orthopaedics and trauma, progressive neurological conditions, stroke, brain injury, learning difficulties, cancer, palliative and end of life care.

Miriam provides comprehensive assessments and implements client-centred treatment programmes, reducing risks in the home, optimising functional independence, and building confidence in the community. She helps clients with a range of physical, cognitive, and sensory impairments through a focus on activities of daily living, fatigue and pain management. Miriam also advises on appropriate needs at home, recommending suitable equipment and adaptations to promote safety and independence.

With a career spanning over 10 years, Miriam has gained experience across a variety of clinical settings including inpatient, rehabilitation, and outpatient clinic settings. She is currently a member of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists and their Specialist Section for Independent Practice.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

East Anglia, London, South East of England, Bedfordshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Middlesex, London - Central, London - North, London - East, London - West

Specialisms

Housing and Equipment, Seating and Postural management, Functional rehabilitation, Moving and Handling

Specialist skills

Fatigue management, Pain management, Daily living skills, Balance, Co-ordination, Self care, Postural management

Elizabeth

London - Central, London

Based in London, Elizabeth is a Paediatric Occupational Therapist who has specialised in supporting children and their families with major and minor housing adaptations. She also provides assessments for specialist paediatric equipment to assist with postural management, moving and handling, personal care, and improving the quality of life of each child.

Elizabeth is committed to ensuring that any recommended adaptions and equipment meet her client's individual requirements whilst taking into account the needs of the family as a whole. Elizabeth has worked with children of all ages with physical and neurological conditions including cerebral palsy, acquired brain injury, Duchenne's Muscular Dystrophy, autism, learning disabilities, challenging behaviour, and sensory needs.

Elizabeth's previous clinical experience, together with her dedication to deliver the highest possible standard of service delivery, has led her into private practice. She works collaboratively with each child, their family, case managers, architects, surveyors, and the child's wider MDT team to ensure the best possible outcome for each of her young client's.

Elizabeth is a member of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists including the Children, Young People & Families Specialist Section and the Housing Specialist Section.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

London

Specialisms

Moving and Handling, Seating and Postural management, Housing and Equipment

Specialist skills

DFG Assessments, Daily living skills, Community access, Self care, Postural management

Shira

London - Central, Middlesex

Trained in Sensory Integration techniques, Shira helps families by treating children at home and school. Shira is one of our Paediatric OTs based in London, offering specialist assessments and treatments for children with a wide range of needs. This includes challenges with gross and fine motor skills, handwriting, visual perception, balance and coordination, and postural management.

Shira works with children to develop creative and bespoke therapy plans, focusing on self-care skills such as dressing and washing, organisation and planning skills, and confidence building. Shira aims to help every child meet their full potential, building the strength and coordination to undertake physical activities and independent play. She also specialises in fine motor skills such as handwriting, helping a child to strengthen hand muscles and improve dexterity. Shira also helps to develop a child’s social interaction skills, supporting them to build friendships and access community activities.

Shira is also experienced providing wheelchair assessments, supporting children and their families decide on the best option to suit their mobility and comfort needs.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

London, Middlesex, London - North, London - East, London - West

Specialisms

Paediatrics

Further qualifications

Therapeutic listening

Specialist skills

Sensory integration, Fine motor skills, Visual perception, School Based Therapy/Support

Lana

London - North, London

Lana is a Paediatric Occupational Therapist and Advanced Sensory Integration Practitioner (Level 4), based in London. She works with children and young people with a range of needs to maximise their development and independence. Lana is committed to providing a client-centred and therapeutic approach, working closely with children and families on meaningful goals.

Lana has worked in varied settings for over 10 years, gaining a wealth of knowledge and experience within the field of paediatrics. She supports children and their families with gross motor skills, fine motor skills, hand writing, visual perception, balance, and co-ordination. Alongside her Sensory Integration expertise, she has also completed courses on sensory modulation and an Introduction to Bobath.

Lana is passionate about treating children and educating parents and carers to maximise therapy outcomes. After completing her Master’s Degree in 2010, Lana’s research article was successfully published in the British Journal of Occupational Therapy.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

London, South East of England, Middlesex, London - Central, London - North

Specialisms

Paediatrics

Further qualifications

Sensory Integration

Specialist skills

Sensory integration, Gross motor skills, Fine motor skills, Handwriting assessment & treatment, Visual perception, Co-ordination, Planning & execution, Self care, School Based Therapy/Support

Karen

London - North, London

Karen is an Occupational Therapist with over 25 years of clinical experience. She specialises in physical and mental health rehabilitation, helping clients with a wide range of conditions including orthopaedics and trauma, learning difficulties, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s, and stroke. Karen is based near Enfield in North London and supports clients across London, Hertfordshire, and Essex.

Throughout her career, Karen has worked extensively in mental health services, acute in-patient, and community mental health services, with both the adult and elderly population. Karen provides thorough assessments and detailed reports, providing recommendations and guidance on equipment provisions, safe moving & handling, and activities of daily living. She has also developed expertise on Vocational Rehabilitation, supporting clients to return to and remain in work.

Karen works towards promoting and maintaining her client’s independence at all times and ensures her clinical practice and development are maintained through regular post graduate training and supervision. Karen has also worked in a variety of rehabilitation settings, most recently during the pandemic, she supported patients with their rehabilitation who were recovering from Covid.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

East Anglia, London, Essex, Hertfordshire, Northamptonshire

Specialisms

Moving and Handling, Functional rehabilitation

Specialist skills

Motivational issues, Daily living skills, Community access, Balance, Self care, Social integration, Anxiety management & relaxation

Zoe

London - North, Hertfordshire

Zoe is a highly skilled OT based in Barnet, visiting clients across London and Hertfordshire. She specialises in Functional Rehabilitation and has over 15 years of experience supporting adults with a broad range of physical and cognitive conditions including acquired brain injury, orthopaedic trauma and conditions, neurological conditions, dementia, and cancer.

Zoe works with clients and their families to develop bespoke programmes of therapy and works towards client centred targets, whether supporting with recovery following an injury or managing a long-term condition. Zoe helps clients to regain and maintain their maximum level of independence in the home and out in the community. She assists with activities of daily living, helping clients to safely undertake tasks such as dressing and washing. Zoe works with client’s to minimise risks in the home, develop effective daily routines, and enhance quality of life.

Zoe also has expertise in the Mental Capacity Act and Best Interest Assessments, being able to advise and advocate on these issues.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

London, Hertfordshire, London - North

Specialisms

Functional rehabilitation

Specialist skills

PIPs, Routine planning, Daily living skills, Planning & execution, Self care

Mamta

London - North, Middlesex

Mamta is an expert Paediatric Speech and Language Therapist with over 15 years of experience. Based in London, Mamta works with children of all ages, pre-school and school aged, across the city. She works with children with a range of communication difficulties including developmental speech and language difficulties, speech and language disorders, verbal dyspraxia and dysarthria, bilingual challenges, autism spectrum disorder, social communication, and interaction difficulties.

Mamta works with children, their families, and education staff to develop a therapy programme that is tailored and comprehensive. Mamta strives to ensure that this meets each child’s individual needs and is carried out in close association with school staff and parents to provide practical advice, ideas, and strategies to help develop new skills.

Mamta is a member of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists and the Association of Speech and Language Therapists in Independent Practice.

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Profession

Speech and Language Therapy

Regions covered

London, Middlesex, London - North

Specialisms

Paediatrics

Specialist skills

School Based Therapy/Support

Catriona

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.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

London, South East of England , London - South

Specialisms

Paediatrics, Functional rehabilitation

Further qualifications

Chailey Postural Management

Specialist skills

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

Maria

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.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

London, Essex, Kent, Surrey, London - South

Specialisms

Housing and Equipment, Seating and Postural management, Functional rehabilitation, Moving and Handling

Specialist skills

Fatigue management, Daily living skills, Community access, Self care, Postural management

Tamsin

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.

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Profession

Speech and Language Therapy

Regions covered

London

Specialisms

Paediatrics

Specialist skills

Behaviour management, School Based Therapy/Support

Cheryle

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.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

London

Specialisms

Housing and Equipment, Moving and Handling, Functional rehabilitation

Catarina

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.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

London , London - Central, London - North, London - South, London - East

Specialisms

Paediatrics

Further qualifications

Sensory Integration

Specialist skills

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

Kelly

London - East, London

Kelly is a compassionate and experienced Paediatric Occupational Therapist based in London. She has developed vast experience in a variety of settings including clinical, community, and school environments. She primarily helps children with autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), learning disabilities, developmental delay, and sensory difficulties.

Kelly has a passion for providing the best quality treatment to children and young people, using a person-centred approach. Kelly evaluates an individual’s occupational performance on specific tasks and develops a treatment plan to meet meaningful and realistic goals. She utilises her expertise in fine and visual motor difficulties, sensory difficulties, delayed milestones, and self-care difficulties.

To maintain high standards of professional conduct, Kelly is developing her own doctoral project focusing on autism with Boston University as well as completing professional development trainings annually. Kelly is a qualified Cogmed Coach and can deliver intervention focusing on improving attention and short-term/working memory skills.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

London , London - North, London - South, London - East

Specialisms

Paediatrics

Joanne

London - East, Essex

Joanne is an expert Occupational Therapist specialising in neurological conditions and rehabilitation. Based in London, Joanne covers a wide client base across the city, delivering assessments and treatments. Joanne’s career has been focused on acquired brain injury and progressive neurological conditions, including stroke, motor neurone disease, and multiple sclerosis.

Joanne aims to enhance a client’s quality of life, through physical rehabilitation to improve mobility and coordination, fatigue management, motivation and goal setting, and routine planning. Joanne is focused on maximising a client’s independence at home, helping them to conduct daily self-care and domestic tasks, such as washing, cooking, and cleaning. She is also driven to ensure that a client’s maintains access to the community and can safely leave the home environment.

Joanne is a member of the Neurological Practice section of The Royal College of Occupational Therapists. She is committed to her continual professional development, undertaking further training in Hand Therapy and Bobath.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

London

Specialisms

Moving and Handling, Functional rehabilitation, Neurological rehabilitation

Specialist skills

Routine planning, Community access

Stephanie

London - West, London

Stephanie is an Occupational Therapist based in London with over 15 years of experience. She offers Housing & Equipment assessments and recommendations, and Functional Rehabilitation for adults with a range of physical and cognitive impairments, acquired injuries, and ongoing conditions. Stephanie is experienced working with adults with brain injuries, Parkinson’s, motor neurone disease, Alzheimer’s, and more.

Stephanie aims to assess the suitability of a client’s home environment, evaluating accessibility in and out of the house, usability of amenities such as the kitchen and bathroom, and the capability of the client to maintain independence. Stephanie can recommend housing adaptations and equipment provisions designed to meet the individual needs of the client and enhance their quality of life. This includes the client’s ability to safely and confidently undertake self-care tasks and activities of daily living, such as washing, dressing, cooking, and cleaning. She can also advise on DFG assessments, assisting the client and their family with funding criteria and applications. Stephanie is also highly skilled in motivational interviewing and goal setting, with the aim to improve a client’s access to the community and build self-confidence.

Stephanie is a member of the Independent Practice section of The Royal College of Occupational Therapists (RCOT-IP).

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

London, Buckinghamshire, Middlesex, London - Central, London - West

Specialisms

Housing and Equipment, Functional rehabilitation

Specialist skills

Motivational interviewing, DFG Assessments, Daily living skills, Community access, Self care

Chandrajeet

London - West, Middlesex

Chandrajeet has worked as an Occupational Therapist for over 20 years, including over a decade in the NHS and most recently in lead roles within Social Services. He specialises in Housing & Equipment, Seating & Postural Management, and Moving & Handling, delivering expert care to clients across London, Buckinghamshire, and Hertfordshire. Chandrajeet is experienced with a wide range of conditions including physical disabilities, neurological and psychological conditions, multiple sclerosis, stroke, Parkinson’s, and dementia.

Chandrajeet’s sound clinical analysis and clinical reasoning skills enable him to deliver expert care to his clients, supporting them to maximise their potential and meet their personal goals. He uses a client centred approach and strives to develop a professional and healthy rapport. Using evidence-based interventions, Chandrajeet is able to support clients with DFGs, single handed care projects, minor and major adaptations, and activities of daily living.

Alongside his private work, Chandrajeet works as a Deputy Team Lead, representing OT in HAMP and DFG major adaptations, housing panels, and MDT meetings. He manages and allocates the workload of the entire team, as well as providing crucial supervision to the OTs. Chandrajeet leads on OT projects and provides expert advice and support to other OT colleagues in conducting their projects.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

London, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Middlesex, London - Central, London - West

Specialisms

Housing and Equipment, Functional rehabilitation, Moving and Handling, Vocational Rehabilitation, Seating and Postural management

Specialist skills

DFG Assessments, Daily living skills, Community access, Self care

Sarah

Bedfordshire, East Anglia

Sarah’s extensive career in OT has seen her work with children and young people with a broad range of physical disabilities, social and emotional difficulties including, autism, ADHD, Down’s syndrome, cerebral palsy, brain injury, and sensory processing difficulties. Sarah assesses and treats behavioural difficulties, fine and gross motor skills, balance, coordination, and postural management, to ensure that a child’s every need is addressed.

Sarah is SIPT (Sensory Integration and Praxis Test) certified, positioned to help children in any setting, whether at home or at school. She offers a holistic assessment, working collaboratively with families and other professionals, to ensure the best possible outcome for every child.

Since qualifying as an OT in 2008, Sarah is committed to her continual professional development. She completed a Sensory Integration qualification in 2012, leading to a MSc in 2014. Sarah also delivers training and mentoring with the Sensory Integration Education Network and the Advanced Practitioner training.

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Profession

Occupational Therapy

Regions covered

East Anglia, London, South East of England, Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire, Oxfordshire, London - North

Specialisms

Paediatrics, Seating and Postural management

Further qualifications

Sensory Integration, Conductive education, Therapeutic listening, Train the trainer, Sensory Attachment Therapy

Specialist skills

Daily living skills, Sensory integration, Gross motor skills, Fine motor skills, Behaviour management, Handwriting assessment & treatment, Visual perception, Balance, Co-ordination, Planning & execution, Self care, Postural management, School Based Therapy/Support, Anxiety management & relaxation, Sensory attachment intervention, Learning disability

Naima

Bedfordshire, South East of England

Naima is a Speech and Language Therapist based in Luton, visiting children across London and the South-East of England including Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, and Hertfordshire. Naima is experienced working with children of all ages, from toddlers to young adults, with a wide range of conditions and needs. She has helped children with autism, selective mutism, stammering, social skills difficulties, language needs, and speech sound difficulties.

With expertise in paediatric development, particularly cognitive, social, behavioural, and emotional development, Naima conducts holistic assessments and develops tailored therapy programmes. Naima has worked across a range of paediatric settings, both in public and private sectors. She advocates independence through supporting children with problems solving skills, inference, and social skills. Naima also strives to work collaboratively with parents and educational staff.

Naima is highly skilled in a variety of specialist therapy programmes including Attention Autism, Interactive Storytelling, Talkabout Social Skills, and Makaton signing. She is a member of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists and the Association of Speech and Language Therapists in Independent Practice.

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Profession

Speech and Language Therapy

Regions covered

London, South East of England, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire

Specialisms

Paediatrics

Specialist skills

School Based Therapy/Support, Makaton

Our private OT’s in London

The OT Practice provides private occupational therapy services in and around the capital, as well as throughout the rest of the UK.

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 cover every area of OT, 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 London 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.

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

Common difficulties we can help with

Access in & out of the home

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

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Organisation skills

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

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Gross motor skills

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

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Low motivation (strategies)

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

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Children's handwriting difficulties

Practical advice and treatment to improve handwriting and boost confidence

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Planning activities

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

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Disabling tiredness

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

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Seating - wheelchairs & comfy chairs

Practical advice and solutions for seating including wheelchairs and comfy seating

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Getting back to work or remaining in work

Addressing barriers to work following an accident or period of illness

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Fine motor skills

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

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Confidence

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

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Balance & coordination

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

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Personal care & dressing

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

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Getting out & about – scooters, chairs & cars

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

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Self-care skills

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

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Forgetfulness & memory problems

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

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Standing & self support

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

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Visual perceptual skills

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

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Mobility & falls

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

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Moving around the home

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

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Cooking & household activities

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

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Children with complex needs

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

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Can we help?

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

Some companies & organisations we have worked with

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

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