Louise qualified as an Occupational Therapist in 1984 from the Welsh School of Occupational Therapy at the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff.
She then worked at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery in Queen’s Square London before further specialising in Paediatrics. She was Head Occupational Therapist at a Special School in Surrey for eight years where she established and developed the therapy.
She has worked for the past nineteen years in Independent Practice. She now leads our team of OT’s and Therapy Assistants who provide therapy across the region.
Louise has done post graduate training in Neurodevelopmental therapy (Bobath), Sensory Integration, Perceptual training and Pervasive Developmental Disorders. Louise has published a book on Motor and Perceptual Skills, published by Barrington Stokes.
She prepares expert witness reports for SENDIST tribunals and has provided training for the Judges and Panel Members
Ellie has a BA (Hons) in Early Childhood studies and BSc (Hons) in Occupational Therapy from London Southbank University.
Ellie has always worked with children and began her career working in Special Needs schools and Aquired Brain Injury before moving into Private practice. She has a specialist interest in Sensory Integration and has achieved her Advanced Practitioner Status.
Alongside this, Ellie has also completed professional training including Therapeutic Listening programme – Listening with the whole body, Therapeutic Listening programme – Quickshifts, Specialist Children’s Yoga and Zones of Regulation.
She is a practicing member of The College of Occupational Therapists, The Health Professions Council, COT specialist section Children Young People and Families and Sensory Integration Network.