Susie is a state registered Speech and Language Therapist with over 23 years years NHS experience. Susie is committed to treating individuals and families who experience speech, language or voice disorders.
Susie graduated from York University in Language and Linguistic Science before going on to complete post graduate training in Human Communication Disorders at City University, London.
Susie's extensive experience has seen her work at Addenbrooke's, West Suffolk and Ipswich Hospitals locally, as well as other rehabilitation and community settings in the UK. Further afield, Susie spent three years in Tanzania as the sole speech therapist in an educative and clinical role at the country's main government teaching hospital.
Susie is a respected expert in her field; she has presented at the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists Conference and has set up a successful aphasia café in in her local area.
In addition to clinical practice, Susie has delivered training and clinical supervision to students and qualified speech and language therapists over a number of years.
Susie maintains her professional development, retaining a passion for learning new therapeutic techniques through ongoing training, professional collaboration. Additional training in psychological coping strategies and Systemic Therapy allows Susie to support clients effectively to achieve lasting change and progress.
Susie is a registered Specialist Clinical Advisor to the Care Quality Commission.
Susie offers bespoke speech and language therapy for individuals requiring support and rehabilitation.
Susie adopts a holistic approach to therapy and is committed to treating individuals and families who experience speech, language or voice disorders as a result of brain injury, stroke, neurological conditions, post surgical trauma, voice difficulties, gender identity and functional disorders. Susie is dedicated to working collaboratively with them and their families in order to achieve the best possible results.
In addition to clinical practice, Susie is also able to offer training and workshops to a number of groups, including charities, teachers, medical staff and other speech and language therapists.