Specialisms

  • Mental health/ Psychiatric conditions including Schizophrenia, Anxiety, Depression, Post Traumatic Stress, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Dementia.
  • The impact of physical impairment on mental health.
  • Upper and lower limb orthopaedic injury.
  • Visual impairment/loss.
  • Chronic pain.
  • End of life/palliative care.
  • Associated cancer.
  • Associated Cauda Equina Syndrome.
  • Associated Hearing impairment/loss.
  • Associated Respiratory difficulties.

Other experience includes:

  • Loss of services in fatal accident claims.

Clinical Currency Statement

As at June 2020, I am engaged in the role of NHS Occupational Therapist Clinical Specialist for Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust for an average of 65 hours per month.

Signed

Specific Injuries Experience

Employment Profile

Qualifications and Membership

  • Diploma of the College of Occupational Therapists (DipCOT), Dorset House Oxford (1988).
  • Certificate in Counselling AEB/CSCT, Southport College (1995).
  • Diploma in Counselling AEB/CSCT, Southport College (1996).
  • Royal College of Occupational Therapists – Specialist Section – Independent Practice (RCOTSS-IP)
  • Royal College of Occupational Therapists – Specialist Section – Mental Health (RCOTSS-MH)
  • Royal College of Occupational Therapists – Specialist Section – Older People (RCOTSS-O)
  • Royal College of Occupational Therapists – Specialist Section – Housing (RCOTSS-H)

Career History

Home Base

Merseyside