We have a great team who specialise in:

Speech and Language Therapy:

georgia campbell

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 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 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 cano

Christine Caño

Christine is a Speech and Language Therapist with a BSc in Human Communication (Speech and Language Science) and a Postgraduate Degree in Speech and Language Therapy, both 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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rebecca gardner

Rebecca Gardner

Rebecca qualified as a Speech and Language Therapist from the University of East Anglia (Norwich) in July 2011. After qualifying, she worked as a speech and language therapist in Norfolk until August 2016. Rebecca has experience working closely with children who have various levels of speech, language and communication problems.

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vicky chow

Hui Ee Chow (Vicky)

Hui Ee qualified as a Speech and Language Therapist with first class honours 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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steph cottrell

Steph Cottrell

Steph qualified as a Speech and Language Therapist with a first class honours degree in Speech Pathology and Psychology from Manchester Metropolitan University. Since qualifying Steph has worked as a Paediatric Speech and Language Therapist with London Children’s Practice carrying out assessment and intervention with clients of all ages in a range of clinical settings.

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shannon o'dea

Shannon O’Dea

Shannon is a Speech and Language Therapist with a Masters degree in Speech Pathology, which she received from La Trobe University in Melbourne, Australia in 2014. Since then she has been working as a Speech and Language Therapist in paediatric setting, first in Australia in community health and then at the London Children’s Practice since March 2016.

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alex bedward

Alex Bedward

Alex Bedward is a Speech and Language and Occupational Therapy Assistant with an extensive background in Special Educational Needs.

Alex has experience working with paediatrics from Early Years and Mainstream Primary School settings through to Young Adulthood.

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Saffira

Saffira Mattifield

Saffira studied a Bachelor of Science in Speech Pathology at Curtin University, Perth Western Australia.

Saffira has extensive experience working with children and adults in many service environments including private practice, NHS community and clinics, language development centres, public and private schools/nurseries, special need schools and community hospitals.

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Ceylan Barut

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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Occupational Therapy:

naomi graham

Naomi Graham

Naomi is a Senior Occupational Therapist and Occupational Therapy Manager at London Children’s Practice. She has completed a Masters in Health and Rehabilitation which focused upon Paediatrics. Naomi has worked as a children’s occupational therapist since qualifying. Naomi has gained experience in both an NHS and private setting working with a wide range of children.

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samantha wade

Samantha Wade

Samantha qualified as an Occupational Therapist over 15 years ago from the University of Derby. Since qualifying Samantha has worked with adults and children providing assessment and therapy for clients with a wide range of conditions. Samantha has gained experience in both the NHS acute, community and private settings.

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teresa joyce

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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catherine carter

Catherine Carter

Catherine is a Senior Occupational Therapist with extensive experience both in Australia and the UK. She has worked in a range of settings including early intervention (0-6years), private practice, mainstream schools, specialist schools and clinics. In the UK she has worked for the NHS, and more recently for the London Children’s Practice.

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sarah burns

Sarah Burns

Sarah qualified as an Occupational Therapist from the University of Northampton. During her studies, Sarah gained a range of experience completing assessments and interventions in the fields of trauma and orthopaedics, adolescent and adult mental health and paediatrics for children with autism and challenging behaviour, developmental delay and learning difficulties. Sarah has a particular interest in working with children who have sensory issues and developmental delays that impact on their activities of daily living.

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bronwyn Roane

Bronwyn Roane

Bronwyn is a Senior Occupational Therapist with a BSc(OT) Honours Degree from the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa. After completing a year of work as a community OT in Johannesburg, she relocated to the UK and has been working as a Paediatric OT for five years in the NHS. In this time, she has worked in Special Schools and within the community- including outpatient clinic work, home visits and work within mainstream schools. She has worked as a Paediatric OT Team Lead and as acting Team Manager.

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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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Medical:

dr sunil Pullaperuma

Dr Sunil Pullaperuma

Dr Pullaperuma is a specialist in paediatric neurodisability working in the UK and Sri Lanka.

As well as treating neurology patients he has particular expertise in managing children with complex neurological illnesses including developmental delay, developmental regression, cerebral palsy, autism, learning difficulties, complex epilepsy and ADHD.

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ben ko

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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Art Therapy:

Fiona Tóth-Gillies

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:

natacha grijo

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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francesca ruhoma

Francesca Bignoux

davide galante

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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