About me

Do you want to work with a highly motivated Occupational Therapist who works predominantlyin the field of stroke, brain injury and neurology. I have 20 years experience in the job and I can assessment and treat individuals with physical, cognitive and behavioural difficulties. I also am qualified to assess for saeboflex and FES of the upper limb. I am also trained in constraint induced movement therapy. I can assess for adaptations and equipment to aid independence. I have completed my Diploma in CBT so can use these techniques to confidently work with individuals who have anxiety, depression and addictions.

Training, qualifications & experience


Braintree training - Cognitive rehabilitation for health professionals.

Braintree training - Advanced attention.

Braintree training - Advanced information processing.

Braintree training - Understanding and dealing with behavioural problems following brain injury.

Braintree training - Insight workshop.

Nikki Adams- Balance Assessment and Management following TBI –including visual perceptual influences.

v  3 weekend bobath course (BBTA)

  • i) What is normal movement?
  • ii) Assessment and Treatment of Adults with Neurological Conditions Part B High tone and Low tone.

Harrison Training – Apraxia – An evidence based approach.

BBTA - Locomotion: a problem solving workshop focusing on the recovery of gait within the context of posture and balance in neurological rehabilitation.

Bond Solon Training - Basic courtroom skills.

Bond Solon Training - Health Records training.

NEBS - First line management course.

v  Basic wheelchair accreditation training.

v  Basic splinting course.

Somek- The upper limb with abnormal tone - Preparation for splinting.

Somek- Splinting for abnormal tone.

Somek- Splinting for abnormal tone - putting theory into practice.

Salisbury FES - Upper limb functional electrical stimulation.

Harrison Training - Constraint induced movement therapy.

v  Competency training to complete swallowing screens through in service training and work based competencies.

Kate Malcomess - Care Aims: Framework for effective clinical reasoning and decision making.

v  In service work based training - Nutritional Screening in the Community.

v  Training attended on the Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of liberty.

v  LEO training – mandatory work based training.

v  Attendance the 3rd UK stroke forum, Harrogate.

v  Exercise for the prevention of falls, Later life Training.

Lydia Dean – Sensory Dynamic Orthoses training.

Harrison Associates – Basic report writing skills.

Harrison Associates – Medico-legal report writing.

Saeboflex training forsaeboflex splint assessment and treatment

FISC training – 24 hour postural management (specialist seating and sleep system assessments).

Psychcorp – Cogmed training.

Fiona MacNeill – Appreciative Leadership Course.

Therapeutic Listening Training.

Pearson Assessment – Online cognitive training (allows for use of psychology assessments BADS, TEA, Doors and People).

Occupational Science course – through Lancashire Care Foundation Trust, commencing April 2014.

Stroke training core competencies – July 2015.

Stroke training 17 advancing modules – July 2015.

Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation for per Extremity Rehabiitation (9 hours online study, 6 hours self-directed study and 2 hour exam – July to September 2015.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, the Albert Ellis Module – July to October 2015.

Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (KEW training academy) – November 2015 – February 2016

Conferences/ presentations:

v  Presentation at the October 2009 Age Concern conference – Face a Brighter Future.

v  Presentation at Preston and Chorley Headway learning event - interdisciplinary team working. September 2012.

v  Presenting at Preston and Chorley Headway learning event on “Rehabilitation and Beyond”. June 2013.

v  Presenting at Preston and Chorley Headway learning event on “the rehabilitation pathway”. September 2014.


v  Upper limb interventions: A review of our current interventions and the use of constraint induced movement therapy and FES (following recent training), Ann-Marie Clarke, News- specialist section- Neurological Practice, Journal No 39, June 2011 edition.

v  Is it language, cognition or what? The benefits of an interdisciplinary team approach to treatment, Ann-Marie Clarke, News- specialist section- Neurological practice, Journal No 40, December 2011 edition.

Member organisations

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Health and Care Professions Council

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Therapies offered


Additional information

Please contact for details as each case is costed on an individual basis. Or please see the website.

If you have been diagnosed with or suspect you may have a pre-existing medical condition you should consult your GP for advice, diagnosis and treatment and always inform your health professional before starting any alternative or additional therapies, treatments or making any major changes in your diet or exercise programme.

Kelbrick Farm
Strickens Lane, Barnacre

Type of session

In person