kent occupational therapy

Meet our team

We work with a highly qualified team of occupational therapists, and other specialists, and we support each other to provide the best possible service to all our clients.

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our founding directors

Sarah Mousley

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST AND CO-FOUNDER
OF KENT OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

Sarah Mousley

I absolutely love running our business and meeting new associates and matching their skill sets up with the people who are looking for help from an OT. I'm proud to be part of the occupational therapy profession because it's so positive and forward thinking.
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Sophie Jopling

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST AND CO-FOUNDER
OF KENT OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

Sophie Jopling

I love the positivity of the profession; occupational therapy is all about finding out about the person you are working with and their strengths and enabling them to be as independent as they can. Creating a supportive, enthusiastic and happy team has been extremely important to Sarah and me.
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our team of therapists

Claire Farnham

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

Claire Farnham

Since qualifying as an occupational therapist in 1998 I have worked across many areas of occupational therapy, predominantly within the field of paediatrics. I am particularly passionate about working with children and those with physical disabilities.
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Chloe Henderson

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

Chloe Henderson

I have worked in a variety of settings within both the private and public sectors. These different experiences have given me a wide knowledge base to develop my skills as a holistic client-centred practitioner.
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Ruth Steel

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

Ruth Steel

I have over 20 years’ experience within hospitals and the community assessing, treating, and rehabilitating adults with permanent and temporary disabilities.
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Clare Hewitt

PAEDIATRIC OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

Clare Hewitt

Particular areas that I can offer expertise in are sensory based strategies, fine motor skills, gross motor skills, working in a school setting, supporting mental health strategies and where there are behaviour issues.
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Luke Keohane

PAEDIATRIC OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

Luke Keohane

I have a special interest in supporting children with Motor-Sensory Difficulties. I also have a special interest in the effects of sleep deprivation on activities of daily living.
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Jenny Gilpin

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

Jenny Gilpin

I have experience in working in orthopaedics with individuals following hip and knee surgery and in elderly rehabilitation. I have also worked with those who live with cognitive impairment and dementia. I have a special interest in mental health and how this impacts a person's quality of life.
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Sarah Monks

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

Sarah Monks

I have wanted to be an OT since I was three years old. My sister has cerebral palsy and I remember going to her sessions when I was little and was really inspired by her OT, Helen. I was so proud when I graduated! Initially working with adults in intermediate care, then moving to paediatrics.
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Thawheedha Ehiya

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

Thawheedha Ehiya

I am particularly interested in Neuro work. I have experience working in both the paediatric and adult settings. I have worked in hospitals, clinics and schools with patients who have a range of difficulties
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Katie Skelton

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

Katie Skelton

I have worked as an OT in a wide variety of settings, including teaching hospitals, in the community and in other specialisms with children, young people and older adults.
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Ellie Overton

CHILDREN’S OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST AND SENSORY INTEGRATION PRACTITIONER

Ellie Overton

I have a background working in mental and emotional health and so am interested to support children and young people in reducing anxiety and returning to activities they may be finding difficult.
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Sally Hills-Davis

PAEDIATRIC OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

Sally Hills-Davis

l specialise in child development and really enjoy supporting parents and care givers of children who have developmental and functional difficulties that impact on a their wellbeing and their ability to engage in the activities that they want to do.
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James Holman

OT HOUSING / MAJOR ADAPTATIONS SPECIALIST

James Holman

Experienced at using the Disabled Facilities Grant and in major adaptations within the home environment.
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Claire Sturgess

PHYSIOTHERAPIST

Claire Sturgess

I have a wide range of experience from working for the NHS in both inpatient and outpatient settings. From early mobilisation and rehabilitation in the intensive care setting to outpatient clinics for acute and long-term injuries.
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Samantha Humphrey

PHYSIOTHERAPIST

Samantha Humphrey

I spent 7 years specialising in neurology working with stroke patients, complex long-stay ITU patients, vestibular, as well as working with muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis and people with spinal injuries. For the last 4 years I have been working in paediatrics.
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Judith Nockolds

MUSIC THERAPIST

Judith Nockolds

I have over 30 years clinical experience. 27 years working in children and young peoples services with Oxleas NHS Trust; working in mainstream and SEN schools both primary and secondary; Adults with dual diagnosis of Learning Disability and Dementia/Mental health needs.
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Jennifer Kelly

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

Jennifer Kelly

I have ten years of community-based Occupational Therapy provision experience, supporting individuals with long-term health conditions to adapt their homes to suit their needs and make their homes more accessible.
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Farrah Money

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

Occupational Therapist

I am interested in interoception particularly for school attainment including targeted and universal whole class/school approach. I work with those who have either self or assessed diagnosis of Autism. I particularly enjoy developing bespoke sensory strategies.
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Leia Williams

CHILDREN'S OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST AND SENSORY INTEGRATION PRACTITIONER

Children's Occupational Therapist and Sensory Integration Practitioner

For nearly 20 years I have experienced many areas including leading a busy A&E therapy team. My area of specialism is Sensory Integration and I am passionate about sensory needs in Early Years.
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Nadia Bailey

MUSIC THERAPIST

Nadia Bailey

Most of my experience is with children with moderate learning difficulties, profound and multiple learning disabilities, autism, Emotional and Behavioural Disorder (EBD), communication disorders, challenging behaviour and epilepsy.
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Harriette Piesley

MUSIC THERAPIST

Harriette Piesley

I have experience with Mind and NHS working in psychiatric settings, mental health, dementia, palliative, CYP, SEN/ PMLD environments with an interest in nonverbal communication and mental health.
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Lorraine Ackroyd

MUSIC THERAPIST

Lorraine Ackroyd

I have an extensive background in working with adults with complex trauma, including working with survivors of human trafficking since 2016, and in the homelessness sector, where I ran music sessions in a purpose-built music studio in a large homeless hostel in London.
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Wendy Cruse

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

Wendy Cruse

I qualified as an occupational therapist in 2008 and worked in hospitals in the following areas: stroke services, orthopaedics, medicine and older people services, including dementia.
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our team

Accreditations & Qualifications

All Our
Occupational Therapists

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Are specialists in their field
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Are professional members of the Royal College of Occupational Therapy (RCOT)
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Have degrees in Occupational Therapy
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Are registered with the HCPC (Health and Care Professions Council)
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Are up to date with statutory training and maintain high continued professional development and clinical supervision standards.
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Are all DBS checked
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supporting each other

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