Originally from the North East of England, I migrated South, after I had completed my Qualification, to become a State Registered Occupational Therapist, at Coventry University.

I settled in Kent, with my family, some 15 years ago and I adore what the County has to offer. I may have originated in the North east, but Whitstable now has my heart.

I have gained experience, over the last 26 years in the NHS, Social Services, the private sector and Independent practice, in various specialities; mental health, elderly rehabilitation, paediatric brain injuries, neurology, adult brain injury and complex disabilities of all ages.

I have a passion for people, for caring and wanting individuals to reach their potential, achieve their goals and have the best quality of life possible.

In my spare time, I love to be with my family and my dog, an Irish Terrier called Penny. I love to cook and eat good healthy food, go to church and watch a good series on the TV. I’ve even been known to dabble in jewellery making projects and I love interior design. My house is an ongoing project!



>SUNDAY - 09.45 / 11.45 - ROOM 3 - HORSEBRIDGE

Story massage involves the use of easy to follow strokes, which are assigned to a symbol and are associated with spoken words, that help to build up an engaging story.

The strokes concentrate on shoulders, back, arms and head. No oil is used and the movements are carried out over clothing.

Story massage can be used with any age and adapted to suit children and adults and those with special needs.

The routines are set to rhymes, songs, stories or memories. Stories can be linked to the educational curriculum or tailored to an individuals needs.



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