Antrim, Northern Ireland
Aisling, an Occupational Therapist specialising in Seating and Postural Management, Functional and Neurological Rehabilitation, and Moving and Handling, is based in Northern Ireland, she serves clients in Belfast, Londonderry, Tyrone, and Fermanagh.
Aisling possesses extensive experience working with conditions such as stroke, brain injury, multiple sclerosis, motor neurone disease, and Guillain-Barré syndrome. Her specialist skills include fatigue management, daily living skills, fine and gross motor skills, visual perception, splitting, balance, and coordination.
With a client-centred approach, Aisling offers comprehensive assessments and personalized treatment plans to optimise functional abilities and enhance quality-of-life.
Northern Ireland, Antrim, Armagh, Down, Fermanagh, Londonderry, Tyrone, Belfast
Seating and Postural management, Functional rehabilitation, Moving and Handling, Neurological rehabilitation
Fatigue management, Routine planning, Financial management, Daily living skills, Community access, Gross motor skills, Fine motor skills, Visual perception, Balance, Co-ordination, Planning & execution, Self care, Postural management, Splinting, Anxiety management & relaxation, TBI
Down, Northern Ireland
Oonagh is a specialist Hand Therapist with over 10 years’ experience. She works with clients with injuries and conditions affecting the hands and upper limbs, supporting them with pain management, strength and mobility, and splinting. Oonagh is based in Bangor, just outside of Belfast, visiting clients in Antrim, Armagh, and Down.
Throughout her career, Oonagh has helped clients with a wide range of traumatic injuries including fractures, tendon and nerve injuries, soft tissue injuries, and the amputation of digits. She also works with clients experiencing chronic and long-term conditions affecting the hands and upper limbs such as carpal tunnel syndrome, chronic regional pain syndrome, and rheumatological conditions.
Oonagh completes detailed assessments of her client’s functional needs, creating bespoke treatment plans that focus on rehabilitation as well as the provision of specialised equipment. Her overall aim is to improve her client’s safety and independence at home and in the workplace, enabling them to effectively complete activities of daily living.
Oonagh is a member of the Royal College of Occupational Therapy and the British Association of Hand Therapists. She regularly attends training courses to develop her skills and knowledge and to ensure that her practice is based on the most up to date evidence and research. Oonagh has completed several specialist courses including the BAHT level 2 course on the wrist, a master’s module on service improvement, and the Neuro-Orthopaedic Institute’s Explain Pain course.
Down, Northern Ireland
Alice is a Paediatric Occupational Therapist based in County Down and visits children and their families across Northern Ireland including Antrim, Tyrone, and Belfast. She has worked in the profession for over a decade, developing expertise on a variety of diagnoses including developmental delay, autism, developmental coordination disorder, dyspraxia, sensory processing difficulties, and learning disabilities.
Alice carries out comprehensive assessments and supports children with fine and gross motor skills, functional skills, activities of daily living skills, handwriting/assistive technology, sensory processing, and seating provisions. She has undertaken training in The Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS-2) to supplement her extensive experience with many other assessment tools and treatment approaches.
Alice has a particular interest in the assessment of children with significant motor skills difficulties such as DCD and her aim is to support these children, their families, and the important people in their lives to develop and reach their goals. She is passionate about delivering expert care to children and their families, supporting them to maximise their potential and meet their personal goals. Working within private practice, Alice utilises her vast experience working with children with a wide variety of physical disabilities as well as sensory difficulties and learning disabilities.
Londonderry, Northern Ireland
Working in Northern Ireland, Anna has over 20 years’ experience as an Occupational Therapist, with expertise in Neurological Rehabilitation, Housing & Equipment, and Seating & Postural Management. Anna visits clients in and around Antrim, Londonderry, Tyrone, and Belfast.
Anna provides specialist assessments and treatment to clients with a range of complex needs, including those with neurological and physical conditions. She specialises in stroke rehabilitation having completed an MSc in Stroke Practice. She carries out assessments and rehabilitation to help clients in recovery and adjusting to living at home after hospital discharge.
Anna builds strong, therapeutic relationships effectively with clients and family members to achieve positive outcomes and reach their treatment goals. Once assessed, Anna provides treatment which focuses on maximising functional potential, including advice and support on mobility, prescription of specialist seating and wheelchairs and help with carrying out activities of daily living. Specific treatment interventions also include upper limb rehabilitation and working on cognitive and perceptual skills.
Londonderry, Northern Ireland
Mary Kate is a highly skilled OT based in Coleraine, Northern Ireland, specialising in Housing & Equipment, Functional Rehab, and Seating & Postural Management. Mary Kate is particularly interested in specialist seating and wheelchairs, offering expert consultations and recommendations. Mary Kate visits clients across all of Northern Ireland including Belfast, Londonderry, Tyrone, and Antrim.
Mary Kate has over 10 years’ experience helping adults with a wide range of injuries and conditions including fractures, knee and hip replacements, cerebral palsy, motor neurone disease, and Parkinson’s. She offers holistic assessments, considering a client’s needs at home and can advise on supportive equipment as well as complex housing adaptations. Mary Kate also works with clients experiencing pain or fatigue, enabling them to manage their condition and facilitating them to safely and effectively carry out activities of daily living such as cooking and cleaning. She also offers DFG and Blue Badge advice.
Always striving to improve her clinical knowledge, Mary Kate recently competed a master’s module in Environmental Design at Ulster University.
Northern Ireland, Antrim, Armagh, Down, Londonderry, Tyrone, Belfast
Functional rehabilitation, Moving and Handling, Housing and Equipment, Seating and Postural management
Certificate in Education
DFG Assessments, Blue Badges / Mobility Assessments, Fatigue management, Pain management, Routine planning, Daily living skills, Community access, Gross motor skills, Visual perception, Co-ordination, Planning & execution, Self care, Postural management, Wheelchair accreditation
Londonderry, Northern Ireland
Based in County Londonderry, Northern Ireland, Maire is a highly skilled, committed, and experienced Occupational Therapist with over a decade of experience within Paediatrics. She supports children of all ages with a variety of conditions such as Autistic Spectrum Disorders, Sensory Integration Difficulties, Developmental Co-ordination Difficulties, Cerebral Palsy, and Down's Syndrome.
Throughout her career, she has worked across all areas of Paediatrics including Pre-School, Mainstream, Community and Special School allowing her to gain a comprehensive understanding of a wide range of Paediatric difficulties and diagnoses. As a result, Maire can utilise a diverse set of treatment approaches depending on the child and family needs and goals. She is a child and family-centred therapist and is passionate about helping children to reach their potential. Maire supports with the development of fine and gross motor skills, handwriting, self-care, balance, and co-ordination difficulties.
Maire has a comprehensive knowledge and skills base within the field of Paediatrics and continues to develop her clinical skills through regular post graduate training to ensure she utilises the most recent, evidence-based treatments for the children she works with.
The OT Practice provides expert, independent occupational therapy services throughout Northern Ireland, covering every clinical specialism across County Antrim, County Armagh, County Down, County Fermanagh, County Londonderry and County Tyrone.
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 private therapists cover every area of OT, including paediatrics, housing & equipment, seating & postural management, neurological or functional rehabilitation and hand therapy. For more information on some of our expert therapists in Northern Ireland, please click on the profiles shown above. Alternatively, our dedicated client managers can provide a free initial consultation by telephone, as the first step in finding you the OT best matched to your needs. 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 throughout Northern Ireland 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.
Going private is ‘amazing’; I wished I knew what I know now 4 years ago, as we would have gone down the private route then, thank you.Mother of private client aged 9
I was very impressed with the therapist. The reports she wrote following assessments with our ASD children were great too.School SENCO
My wife and I were very impressed with the kindness and professionalism of your therapist. It has left me with the fact that I will now have a much better future. An excellent meeting.A Royal British Legion beneficiary
The OT Practice has a smooth process from referral through to discharge with outstanding service levels and a quality bank of occupational therapists all over the UK.Kayur Kotecha, Case Manager