We have a great team who specialise in:

Speech and Language Therapy

Our Wimpole Street Team:

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Georgia Campbell

Georgia is a Senior Speech and Language Therapist with a Masters Degree in Speech Pathology. She is part of the Senior Management Team at the London Children’s Practice. Georgia is passionate about supporting children and their families to achieve their full potential.

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Alison O’Brien

Alison is a Senior Paediatric Speech and Language Therapist and a part of the Senior Management Team of London Children’s Practice. She qualified with a Master of Science in Speech and Language Therapy from the University of Limerick, Ireland. She has worked with a paediatric population since qualifying, and has experience working in both the NHS and in private practice.

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Katie Pennycuick

Katie is a Senior Paediatric Speech and Language Therapist and a part of the Senior Management Team of London Children’s Practice. She qualified as a Speech Pathologist in Australia where she graduated with Honours.  Katie has worked with the paediatric population extensively and is dedicated to providing children, and their families, with the skills and supports necessary for them to thrive.

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Christine Caño

Christine is a Specialist Speech and Language Therapist and School Manager in the Wimpole Street Clinic. Christine has a BSc (Hons) in Human Communication (Speech and Language Science), a Postgraduate and a Masters of Science Degree in Speech and Language Therapy, all from City University London. Since qualifying, she has worked as a Paediatric Speech and Language Therapist with the London Children’s Practice.

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Hui Ee Chow (Vicky)

Hui Ee qualified as a Speech and Language Therapist and Clinic Manager in our Wimpole Street clinic. Hui Ee has a first class honours degree from the University of Reading. Since qualifying, Hui Ee has worked as a Paediatric Speech and Language Therapist with the London Children’s Practice, based primarily in a secondary school for which the Practice provides SLT services.

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Ceylan Mustafa

Ceylan qualified as a Speech and Language Therapist from City University, London. Since qualifying, Ceylan has worked as a Specialist Speech and Language Therapist within schools, and early years provisions within the NHS.

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Regina Filson

Regina is currently on maternity leave.

Regina is a newly qualified Speech and Language Therapist at the practice.   Having completed a BA in English and Linguistics in University of Cape Coast, Ghana, she moved to London where she obtained her Postgraduate Diploma in Speech and Language Therapy from City, University of London.

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Jackie Harland

Jackie Harland, a founder of London Children’s Practice, has over 30 years experience as a Speech and Language Therapist. She has set up two educational provisions for children with communication impairments in London and Southern England as well as establishing and multidisciplinary clinics for children in Dubai and Delhi. She is responsible for the professional development and clinical practice of the therapists in these practices.

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Jenny Kneale

Jenny is an experienced Speech and Language Therapist based in our Wimpole Street clinic. She qualified as a Speech and Language Therapist in the United States, where she earned her Master’s degree from James Madison University. Jenny has provided services both in the UK and internationally, offering assessment and therapy for clients of all ages with a broad range of speech and language needs in the clinic setting, in hospitals and schools.

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Anastasia Hamilton

Annie is a highly specialised Speech and Language Therapist with a Bachelor Degree in Speech Pathology from The University of Queensland, Australia. Annie has experience working with infants and children with feeding, swallowing and early communication disorders in tertiary paediatric hospitals across Australia and Asia, including providing video fluoroscopic swallow studies, and tracheostomy management. She currently works for the NHS as a Principal Speech and Language Therapist leading a team of feeding therapists, and is leading service delivery for feeding and swallowing difficulties in the London Children’s Practice.

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Sara Alaseeri

Speech and Language Therapist 

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Humaira Chaudhary

Speech and Language Therapist

Meet Our Sloane Square Team:

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Ruth Freese

Ruth is a Specialist Paediatric Speech and Language Therapist and Clinic Manager at our Sloane Square Clinic. She qualified with a BSc (Hons) in Human Communication Science from University College London. Since qualifying in 2006 she has worked in both the NHS and in private practice.

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Casey Jackson

Casey is a Specialist Speech and Language Therapist, who qualified in 2011 at postgraduate level with distinction.

She has worked with a varied paediatric caseload in both the state and independent sectors in London.

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Hannah Longstaff-Mendoza

Hannah is a qualified Speech and Language Therapist, based at our Sloane Square Clinic. She graduated from City University with a post-graduate diploma (PgD) in 2017. She has experience working with children with a broad variety of communication needs, including developmental language delay, speech-sound disorders, cleft-palate repair and Autistic Spectrum Disorder, as well as some experience working with older clients with aphasia.

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Nicole Luciana Zocchi

Speech and Language Therapist

Nicole is a Speech and Language Therapist, who qualified Magna Cum Laude, with a Bachelor’s Degree, at the “University of Milan”, in 2016. She is an Italian and Spanish speaker.

During her studies, she had several opportunities to work with a varied paediatric and adult caseload. She has taken a particular interest in Early Years and children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders.

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Natalie Tucker

Natalie is a Speech and Language Therapist and Clinic Manager in our Sloane Square clinic with a BSc from the University of East Anglia.

Natalie has experience carrying out assessment and therapy with children who have a broad range of speech, language and communication needs, in a range of settings including schools, nurseries and clinic.

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Trudi Bailey

Trudi is a Speech and Language Therapist with an Honours degree in Psychology from the University of New England in Australia, and a Postgraduate Diploma in Speech and Language Therapy from City University London.

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Diana Paunoiu

Diana qualified with a Masters in Speech and Language Therapy from City, University of London, having previously studied for a degree in Psychology at the same university. She has since been working as a Speech and Language Therapist in London in clinic, nursery and school settings.

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Abi Bamber

Abi is a Speech and Language Therapist and the manager of our Golders Green clinic.  She qualified with a Bsc (Hons) in Speech and Language Therapy from Reading University.

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Rosie Creek

Rosie is an Assistant Speech and Language Therapist at the London Children’s Practice with a BSc honours degree in Psychology. She has experience working with children with a broad range of speech, language and communication needs in a variety of settings including schools, nurseries and clinic.

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Bethany Steel

Bethany is a Speech and Language Therapist with a BSc from the University of St Mark and St John. She has worked with a varied paediatric caseload from early years through to mainstream primary school within a range of school and clinic based settings, working alongside children who have: Special Educational Needs, Speech Sound Delay, Language Disorders, Specific Language Impairment, Working Memory Difficulties, Auditory Processing Disorder, Autistic Spectrum Disorder and Social Communication Difficulties.

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Maria Ambrosio

Maria received her Bachelor’s degree in Speech and language Therapy from the Second University of Naples ‘SUN’ (Italy) in 2016. She is currently doing my Postgraduate at City, University of London in Advanced Practice in Speech, Language and Communication.

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Amanda Hyams

Speech and Language Therapists

Amanda is a Speech and Language Therapist with a BSc (Hons) from the University of Strathclyde. She is based in our Golders Green and Sloane Square clinics.

She works in school and clinic settings carrying out assessments and intervention for children with a variety of speech, language and communication needs.

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Bethany Sandberg

Speech and Language Therapist 

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Katerina Kanytinou

Speech and Language Therapist

Katerina is a Speech and Language Therapist.  She is a fluent greek speaker and completed postgraduate studies in Autism at Strathclyde University in Glasgow.

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Natalie Brown

Speech and Language Therapist

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Suada Dika

Speech and Language Therapist

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Katerina Karytinou

Katerina is a Speech and Language Therapist.  She is a fluent greek speaker and completed postgraduate studies in Autism at Strathclyde University in Glasgow.

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Emma Catton

After first completing an undergraduate degree in English Language and Literature, Emma qualified as a Speech and Language Therapist with a Masters Degree in Language Pathology from Newcastle University in 2017. 

 

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Meet Our Golders Green Team:

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Stephanie Kosky

Stephanie is a qualified Speech and Language Therapist, based in our Golders Green clinic. Stephanie studied Speech and Language Therapy undergraduate degree at the University of Manchester. Stephanie has worked in clinic, nursery, and Primary school settings.

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Miriam Wagner

Speech and Language Therapy Assistant

Miriam is a Speech and Language Therapy assistant and is currently completing her Bachelors in Psychology.

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Diana Paunoiu

Speech and Language Therapist

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Abigail Fisher

Speech and Language Therapist

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Occupational Therapy

Meet Our Wimpole Street Team:

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Aisling Ryan

Aisling is part of the Senior Management Team at the London Children’s Practice. Aisling achieved her First Class degree in Occupational Therapy in Australia. Subsequently, she has gained valuable experience working with children in Australia, Belgium and the United Kingdom.   She has worked in the community with early intervention, brain injury rehabilitation services, mainstream schooling, special educational settings and in private practice.

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Orla Morrison

Orla qualified with an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of East Anglia in 2014. Since qualifying Orla has worked extensively with children and adults with Autism and Asperger’s as part of Paediatric Autism Services within Ireland across mainstream and special education settings as well as providing intervention in a clinic and community setting.

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Teresa Joyce

Teresa qualified from Coventry University with a first class honors degree in Occupational Therapy.  Teresa also has specialist Postgraduate training in Sensory Integration Therapy and has Ayers Sensory Integration Practitioner status.

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Mikaela Shalders

Mikaela qualified with a Masters in Occupational Therapy from LaTrobe University, Australia. Mikaela spent over a year in Australia working within the community supporting individuals across the life span with a variety of diagnosis and challenges.

 

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Vera Gomes

Vera qualified as an Occupational Therapist from the College of Health and Sciences in Lisbon. As a Paediatric Occupational Therapist, Vera has worked in a variety of settings, such as, special schools and community. She works both within the London Children’s Practice Clinic and at NHS in a Children’s Therapy Department.

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Sasha Starr

Sasha qualified as an Occupational Therapist from Brunel University London. During her studies, Sasha gained a range of experience completing assessments and interventions in the fields of community rapid response, acute elderly care, inpatient adult mental health and occupational therapy service implementation within a mainstream school setting.

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Orla Ryan

Occupational Therapist

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Hana Schwarz

Hana qualified as an Occupational Therapist from the University of the West of England, Bristol. She has experience of providing assessment and intervention in a Tier 3 Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS). During her studies Hana gained experience of working as an OT in acute hospital settings as well as in schools for children with additional needs and challenging behaviour.

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Medical

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Dr Ben Ko

Ben Ko is a Senior Consultant Paediatrician, with over 20 years’ experience as an NHS Consultant. After graduating from Edinburgh University with Distinction in Paediatrics, he continued his training in paediatrics in the UK, rotating through tertiary centres including Great Ormond Street Hospital, London and Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh. He was an Honorary Consultant to Great Ormond Street Hospital, prior to his current NHS appointment at Barts Health NHS Trust, London.

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Dr Chelvi Kukendra

Dr Chelvi Kukendrarajah is a Consultant Paediatrician. She is a Consultant Paediatrician with an excellent record of training and many years of clinical experience. After graduation, she trained in Paediatrics and obtained her Membership of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Fellow of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health.

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Educational Psychologist

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Gayle Manning

Gayle is a Chartered Educational Psychologist with almost 20 years experience in the profession.

She spent most of her career in the Local Authority in Belfast working right across the age range (2-18) and holding Specialist Senior posts with responsibility for Critical Incident Response, Supervision and pupils with Social, Emotional and Behavioural difficulties.

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Dyslexia Assessment Service

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Pola Trzmielewska

Pola is a Dyslexia Specialist Teacher and Assessor. She has a Bachelor of Arts in English Philology and Master of Arts in English Studies that allow for a theoretically-informed approach to teaching and assessing literacy. Pola had started her teaching career as a teacher of English as a foreign language before she gained a Qualified Teacher Status and moved onto teaching in mainstream and private education. In addition to her array of qualifications, Pola also has OCR Level 7 Diploma in Teaching and Assessing Learners with Dyslexia/Specific Learning Difficulties.

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Art and Music Therapy

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Fiona Tóth-Gillies

Fiona attained a Master of Art Therapy from La Trobe University and a Bachelor of Visual & Performing Arts from The University of Melbourne. She has also trained in Community Care with a focus on Autism Spectrum Disorders.

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Office Team

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Natacha Grijo

Natacha is an experienced manager used to combine strategic planning, shift pattern organisation and day-today management activities with creative marketing and business development. She’s able to work in pressured environments and operate efficiently.

Natacha has a long history of customer service, delivering satisfaction by understanding customer needs and drives.

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Davide Galante

Davide qualified as a teacher of English as a foreign language in 2010 and worked in the UK and in Russia with adults and children. He later obtained his Master’s Degree in Applied Linguistics and developed an interest in multilingualism, language impairment and delay.

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