Meet Our Team

“Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.”

At The London Children’s Practice, we believe that multi-disciplinary working in collaboration with parents, teachers, and other professionals results in the best outcomes for our children. That’s why the LCP family comprises Speech and Language Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Educational Psychologists, other therapy professionals, medical professionals – and of course, our admin team.

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Our Management Team

  • Georgia Campbell Chief Operations Officer and Senior Speech and Language Therapist

    Georgia is the Chief Operations Officer of the London Children’s Practice and a Senior Speech and Language Therapist with a Masters Degree in Speech Pathology. Georgia has worked both in the UK and internationally, and currently specialises in working with children with ASD, complex needs, and feeding difficulties.

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  • Jackie Harland Founder, Director and Speech and Language Therapist

    Jackie Harland is a founder of London Children’s Practice and has over 30 years experience as a Speech and Language Therapist. She is currently a Director at LCP, and specialises in legal and general assessments. She also delivers training and speaks at conferences.

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  • Katie Raitt Director and Speech and Language Threapist

    Katie is a Director and Senior Speech and Language Therapist at LCP. She qualified as a Speech Pathologist in Australia where she graduated with Honours. Katie specialises in legal assessments, and in working with children with literacy difficulties and stammering.

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  • Mikaela Shalders Director and Occupational Therapist

    Mikaela is an Occupational Therapist at London Children’s Practice. She qualified with a Masters in Occupational Therapy  from La Trobe University, Australia. She has extensive experience working with children on the Autism Spectrum and in Early Intervention for various needs across home, school and clinic settings.

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  • Laura Topolinski Manager and Speech and Language Therapist

    Laura is a Speech and Language Therapist and Manager at The London Children’s Practice. Laura qualified with a BSc Honours degree at Birmingham City University in 2010. Currently Laura works primarily with children and young people with Autism Spectrum Disorder and social, emotional and mental health difficulties. 

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  • Lynsey Reader Director Of Schools Service

    Lynsey is Director Of Schools Service at The London Children’s Practice. Lynsey obtained her Post Graduate Diploma in Speech and Language Therapy at City University.

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  • Christine Caño Schools Manager, Social media Manager and Speech and Language Therapist

    Christine is a Schools Manager and Speech and Language Therapist. She earned her Postgraduate and MSc in Speech and Language Therapy from City University London. She has a special interest in working with students with Developmental Language Delay in mainstream settings.

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Speech and Language Therapists

  • Aimee Rhodes Speech and Language Therapist

     Aimee is Speech and Language Therapist at the London Children’s Practice. Aimee Obtained her Bachelor’s degree from Birmingham city university in 2020, Aimee works primarily with early years and school aged children.  

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  • Andrea Garcia Sanchez Assistant Speech and Language Therapist (while awaiting for HCPC registration)

    Andrea is working as an Assistant Speech and Language Therapist while awaiting her HCPC registration. She qualified as a Speech and Language Therapist in Spain. She recently completed her Master’s degree in education & language teaching and obtain the Qualified Teaching Status.

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    Spanish Phonemes

  • Angela Hammond Assistant Speech and Language Therapist (while awaiting for HCPC registration)

    Angela is an Assistant Speech and Language Therapist with over 15 years experience working in clinics, language units, mainstream and specialist settings both in the NHS  and in private practices. After a long  career break she  has returned to the profession, working as an Assistant while awaiting for her HCPC Registration.

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  • Ariba Ahmed Speech and Language Therapist

    Ariba has a Masters in Speech and Language Sciences from University College London. Prior to qualifying Ariba worked as an Assistant Speech and Language Therapist with the London Children’s Practice where she developed her love for the profession.  

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  • Bethany Steel Speech and Language Therapist

    Bethany is a Speech and Language Therapist with a BSc from the University of St Mark and St John. She works with a range of clients in schools and clinic, and has a particular passion for working alongside children who have Dyslexia and speech sound disorders

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  • Carolina Rojas Speech and Language Therapist

    Carolina is a Speech and Language Therapist at London Children’s Practice with a Postgraduate Degree in Speech and Language Therapy from City University of London.  She is passionate about supporting children of all ages to develop their speech, language and social communication skills. 

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  • Ceylan Mustafa Speech and Language Therapist

    ‘Ceylan is currently on maternity leave’

    Ceylan qualified as a Speech and Language Therapist from City University, London. Since qualifying, she has worked as a Specialist Speech and Language Therapist within schools and early years provisions within the NHS. Ceylan currently works with primary- and secondary- school students with speech, language, and communication difficulties.

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  • Clodagh O’Leary
    Clodagh O’Leary Assistant Speech and Language Therapist (while awaiting for HCPC registration)

    Clodagh is an Assistant Speech and Language Therapist at The London Children’s Practice. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Speech and Language Therapy from Birmingham City University. Clodagh has experience working with paediatric clients in clinics, mainstream and special needs schools. Clodagh’s HCPC registration is pending, therefore her title is of an assistant

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  • Davide Galante Speech and Language Therapist & Team Lead

    Davide Galante is a Speech and Language Therapist at The London Children’s Practice. Davide obtained his MSc in Speech and Language Sciences at UCL. Currently, Davide works with children with speech sound disorders, language delay, social communication difficulties both in schools and in clinic.

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  • Diana Reyes Diaz Assistant Speech and Language Therapist (while awaiting for HCPC registration)

    Diana is a qualified Speech and Language Therapist from the Rosario University, Colombia. Diana will be working as an Assistant Speech and Language Therapist at the London Children’s Practice while awaiting her HCPC registration. 

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  • Faye Townsend Speech and Language Therapist

    Faye is a Speech and Language Therapist at The London Children’s Practice. She qualified with a Masters Degree in Speech and Language Therapy from City, University of London. 

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  • Hannah Longstaff-Mendoza Speech and Language Therapist & Team Lead

    Hannah is a Speech and Language Therapist at London Children’s Practice.  She graduated from City University with a post-graduate diploma (PgD) in Speech and Language Therapy.

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  • Hui Ee (Vicky) Chow Speech and Language Therapist

    Vicky is a Speech and Language Therapist working with LCP. Vicky has a first class honours BSc in Speech and Language Therapy from the University of Reading. She currently works with a complex needs and early years/ primary school population.

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  • Joseph Da Silva Assistant Speech and Language Therapist (while awaiting for HCPC registration)

    Joseph is an Assistant Speech and Language Therapist at The London Children’s Practice while awaiting his HCPC registration. Joseph obtained his qualification in Escola Superior de Saúde (ESS), in Porto, Portugal. Currently, Joseph works primarily with children with speech and language difficulties.  

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  • Krystal Coley Speech and Language Therapist

    Krystal is a newly qualified Speech and Language therapist. She qualified with a BSc Honours Degree in Psychology from Brunel University and a Postgraduate Diploma in Speech and Language Therapy from City University.

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  • Lana Loubser Assistant Speech and Language Therapist

    Lana obtained her Honours Bachelor’s degree in Speech and Language Pathology from the University of Pretoria in 1991.  She has 30 years’ experience as a speech and language therapist in South Africa and has recently moved to the UK.  Lana is currently working as an Assistant Speech and Language Therapist at the London Children’s Practice whilst awaiting her HCPC registration.

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  • Lucy Donovan Assistant Speech and Language Therapist

    Lucy is an Assistant Speech and Language Therapist at The London Children’s Practice. She obtained her BSc (Hons) in Speech Pathology at Curtin University in Perth, Australia and has worked extensively in both Perth and Melbourne prior to relocating to the UK. Lucy’s HCPC registration is pending, therefore her title is of an assistant.

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  • Maggie Conlon Speech and Language Therapist & Team Lead

    Maggie is an experienced speech and language therapist working at LCP. She qualified as a Speech and Language Therapist in the United States, where she earned her Master’s degree from Adelphi University.

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  • Maria Scott Assistant Speech and Language Therapist (while awaiting for HCPC registration)

    Maria is an Assistant Speech and Language Therapist at London Children’s Practice. She earned her Master’s degree in Speech and Language Therapy from University of Essex.   Maria HCPC registration is pending, therefore her title is of an assistant.

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  • Meghan Roderick Speech and Language Therapist & Schools Manager

    Meghan Roderick is a Speech and Language Therapist and Schools Manager at The London Children’s Practice. Meghan obtained her BSc Speech-language Pathology at the University of Cape Town.

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  • Natalia Cavajdova Assistant Speech and Language Therapist (while awaiting for HCPC registration)

    Natalia is an Assistant Speech and Language Therapist while awaiting her HCPC registration, Natalia qualified as a speech and language therapist in Slovakia. She recently completed her Master’s degree with honours in speech and language therapy & therapeutic education. 

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  • Richard Ben-Serghin Speech and Language Therapist

    Richard is a Speech and Language Therapist at The London Children’s Practice. Richard obtained an undergraduate Speech and Language Therapy degree from the University of Manchester.

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  • Rosie Flynn Speech and Language Therapist

    Rosie is a Speech and Language Therapist at The London Children’s Practice. Rosie obtained her MSc in Speech and Language Therapy from City, University of London. Currently, Rosie works primarily with children with a range of needs in mainstream primary schools across London.

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  • Sarah Beckett Speech and Language Therapist

    Sarah is a Speech and Language therapist at The London Children’s Practice.  Sarah obtained her Honours Bachelor’s degree in Speech, Language and Hearing Therapy at Stellenbosch University in South Africa. Currently, Sarah works with paediatric clients in clinics, nurseries and primary schools. 

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  • Sheeva Abolhassani Speech and Language Therapist

    Sheeva is a Speech and Language Therapist at the London Children’s Practice. Sheeva has obtained both Bachelors of Science and Masters of Science degrees and works at our Sloane Square clinic on Saturdays.

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  • Stephanie Kosky Speech and Language Therapist

    Stephanie is a Speech and Language Therapist at London Children’s Practice. She qualified in Speech and Language Therapy as an Undergraduate at the University of Manchester. She has extensive experience working with a range of speech disorders across a school and clinic setting.

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  • Tara Mofarah-Ghasri Speech and Language Therapist

    Tara is a Speech and Language therapist at The London Children’s Practice. Tara obtained her degree in Speech and Language therapy from Birmingham City University in 2020. 

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  • Trudi Bailey Speech and Language Therapist

    Trudi is a speech and language therapist at The London Children’s Practice. Trudi obtained her Bachelor of Psychology with Honours in Australia and her Postgraduate Diploma in Speech and Language Therapy at City University London.

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  • Wing Shuen (Winkie) Leung Assistant Speech and Language Therapist (while awaiting for HCPC registration)

    Winkie is an Assistant Speech and Language Therapist while awaiting her HCPC registration. She earned her BSc in Speech and Hearing Sciences from the University of Hong Kong. She currently works with the Early Years/School population.

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  • Zahrah Awan Speech and Language Therapist

    Zahrah is a Speech and Language Therapist at The London Children’s Practice. She obtained her Speech and Language Therapy degree at City, University of London. Zahrah is experienced working with paediatric clients, from early years to secondary school students.

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Occupational

Therapists

  • Aisling Cunnife Occupational Therapist

    Aisling is an Occupational Therapist at London Childrens Practice. Aisling qualified with a Bachelors (BSc Honours) in Occupational Therapy from Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen, Scotland. 

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  • Anthea Wong Occupational Therapist

    Anthea is an Occupational Therapist at London Children’s Practice. She qualified with a Master’s in Occupational Therapy at the University of Toronto, Canada in 2020.

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  • Caitlin Brennan Occupational Therapist

    Caitlin Brennan is an occupational therapist at the London children’s practice. Caitlin obtained her BSc occupational therapy qualification at university college cork, Ireland. Currently, Caitlin works primarily with children ages 4-18 in both mainstream and SEN schools.  

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  • Charlotte Francis  Occupational Therapist

    Charlotte is an Occupational Therapist at The London Children’s Practice. She obtained her MSc in Occupational Therapy at Brunel University London. 

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  • Kelsey Kerford Occupational Therapist

    Kelsey is an Occupational Therapist at The London Children’s Practice. She obtained her Bachelors of Occupational Therapy at The University of Pretoria in 2017.

     

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  • Laura O’Donnell Occupational Therapist

    Laura is an Occupational Therapist at London Children’s Practice. She obtained her BSc (Hons) in Occupational Therapy from the University of Liverpool. 

    Laura has experience working across a number of settings, both overseas, in the UK and in the NHS setting. 

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  • Liz Cluff Team Lead & Occupational Therapist

    Liz is a fully-qualified Occupational Therapist from the University of Western Sydney, Australia. Liz has experience in a variety of settings including school, community and hospital based practice. Liz is HCPC registered.

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  • Malika Coppin Assistant Occupational Therapist (while awaiting for HCPC registration)

    Malika is an Assistant Occupational Therapist at the London Children’s Practice. Malika obtained her Masters at the university of Brunel. Currently. Malika is currently a student member of the Royal College of Occupational Therapy and is awaiting registration with the HCPC

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  • Megan Bedser Occupational Therapist

    Megan Bedser is an Occupational Therapist at The London Children’s Practice. She obtained her BSc (Hons) in Occupational Therapy at the University of Witwatersrand in South Africa. Currently, Megan works primarily with children within Mainstream and Special Education schools 

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  • Nicola Nikolaou Occupational Therapist

    Nicola is an Occupational Therapist at The London Children’s Practice. Nicola qualified with a First-Class Honours BSc in Occupational Therapy from York St. John University. Nicola works primarily with children who have Special Educational Needs (SEN) and is currently based in schools.

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  • Rafaela Skoumpourdi Assistant Occupational Therapist (while awaiting for HCPC registration)

    Rafaela is a fully qualified Occupational Therapist from the University of West Attica in Athens Greece, working at The London Children’s Practice as an Assistant Occupational Therapist while awaiting full HCPC Registration. During her studies Rafaela gained experience from a variety of settings including special schools and rehabilitation centers. 

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  • Saoirse Mullally Occupational Therapist

    Saoirse is an Occupational Therapist working at The London Children’s Practice. Saoirse completed a MSc in Occupational Therapy at Queen Margaret University Edinburgh.

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  • Sarah Blake Occupational Therapist

    Sarah is an Occupational Therapist HCPC registered at The London Children’s Practice. Sarah obtained her MSc in Occupational Therapy degree at Brunel University. Currently, Sarah works primarily in schools both special educational needs (SEN) and mainstream. 

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  • Sasha Starr Occupational Therapist

    *Sasha is currently on maternity leave from the Practice.

    Sasha is an Occupational Therapist at London Children’s Practice. She is qualified as an Occupational Therapist from Brunel University London. Sasha has experience working across a number of settings and is currently based in schools.

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  • Shannen Valdes Occupational Therapist

    Shannen Valdes is an Occupational Therapist at the London Children’s Practice. Shannen obtained her Bachelors of Occupational Therapy at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. Currently, Shannen works primarily with children ages 4-18 years in both mainstream and SEN schools.  

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  • Stephanie Ogunmilade Occupational Therapist

    Stephanie is an Occupational Therapist HCPC registered at the London Children’s Practice. Stephanie obtained her MSc Occupational Therapy degree at Brunel University. Stephanie has experience working across a different health care settings, visits mainstream schools to provide occupational therapy for children who require support for various needs including handwriting difficulties, behavioural needs, emotional regulation, fine and gross motor skills.

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  • Valeria Sanchez Occupational Therapist

    Valeria is an Occupational Therapist in LCP and HCPC registered. She qualified as an Occupational Therapist from La Salle University Madrid, Spain. She qualified as an Occupational Therapist from La Salle University Madrid, Spain. 

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Therapy Assistants

Other Professionals

  • Dr. Ben Ko Consultant Paediatrician

    Dr. Ben Ko is a Consultant Paediatrician for London Children’s Practice. He qualified from Edinburgh University with Distinction in Paediatrics and 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. Dr. Ben Ko has over 20 years’ experience as an NHS Consultant and has extensive experience in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Diagnostics.

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  • Dr. Chelvi Kukendra Consultant Paediatrician

    Dr Chelvi Kukendrarajah is a Consultant Paediatrician for London Children’s Practice. She 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. She also has specialist training in the diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

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  • Gayle Manning Educational Psychologist

    Gayle is an Educational Psychologist with the London Children’s Practice. She is specialised in Educational Health and Care Plan (EHCP) assessments with almost 20 years of experience working with children and young people.

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  • Pola Trzmielewska Dyslexia Specialist Assessor

    Pola is a Dyslexia Specialist Teacher and Assessor fro LCP. She has a BA in English Philology, MA in English Studies and an OCR Level 7 Diploma in Teaching and Assessing Learners with Dyslexia/Specific Learning Difficulties. Pola specialises in assessing children from 7 years old to 11 years old.

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  • Fiona Tóth-Gillies Art Therapist

    Fiona is an Art Therapist at London Children’s Practice. She attained a Master of Art Therapy from La Trobe University and a Bachelor of Visual & Performing Arts from The University of Melbourne. Fiona has over ten years’ experience working with art in clinical and community mental health, complex needs, residential and social inclusion programs.

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  • Dr Stefan Studnik Consultant Paediatrician

    Dr Stefan Studnik is a Consultant Paediatrician for The London Children’s Practice and also working for the NHS in St Mary’s Hospital, Paddington, London, with extensive experience in autism, ADHD and other developmental problems.

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  • Ambreen Hameed
    Ambreen Hameed Yoga Teacher

    Ambreen Hameed has taught yoga, relaxation meditation for over 10 years in a range of therapeutic settings. She has specialist training in working with children with ASD and ADHD from the Special Yoga Centre and Yotism.

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  • Maria Ure Child Counsellor and Play Therapist

    *Maria is currently on maternity leave from the Practice.

    Maria is a Child Counsellor for London Children’s Practice. Maria supports children therapeutically in school, clinical and charity settings. She specialises in teaching emotional literacy skills using creative art to groups and individuals.

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  • Zara Weinstein-Kadir
    Zara Weinstein-Kadir Counsellor and Psychotherapist

    Zara is a counsellor and psychotherapist at LCP. Zara has a masters degree in counselling and psychotherapy from Regents University London. Since qualifying she has gone on to further study psychotherapy with children, families and adolescents at CCPE. She is currently working remotely with adolescents, adults and couples as well as children within school settings.

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Administration Team

  • Natacha Grijo Office Manager

    Natacha is the Office Manager at the London Children’s Practice. She has extensive knowledge in relation to therapy and assessment procedures.

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  • Ewelina Sadlak
    Ewelina Sadlak Accounts Manager

    Ewelina is the Accounts Manager at the London Children’s Practice. She supports our team in managing client accounts as well as supporting the admin team in our day-to-day operations.

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