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About the Owner, Nicola Lathey

Nicola Lathey
  • Founder and head of Therapy at The Owl Centre.
  • Author of the prize-winning and best-selling book, Small Talk (Macmillan), and a series of children’s books.
  • Has appeared as an expert on national television, national and international radio, and in countless newspapers.
  • Has spoken at The Baby Show alongside Professor Sir Robert Winston.
  • Passionate about providing individuals and families with the best support possible.
  • A graduate of UCL, and a member of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists, and the Health Professional Council.

Assessment and Therapy Services

The Owl Centre is a multidisciplinary service for children and adults, offering a wide range of services depending on your location. You can find out more here.

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Our excellent team of Therapists

The Owl Centre’s reputation for quality is built primarily on its dedicated, professional, and caring team of Therapists. You can see their profiles here.

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Interested in becoming an Owl Centre Therapist?

To find out more about being an Owl Centre Therapist, and to submit an application if you think you have the talents that we are looking for, visit our Join us page.

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Loved by companies and individuals

We've been extremely happy with the therapy we've received, and our son has really responded to it…[G]iven that the NHS still has us on a waiting list after 9 months, we don't have any regrets about starting private therapy. Moreover, with the NHS, we'd probably only receive therapy once every 2 months or so, and I think the regular meetings at the Owl Centre make a big difference. In addition to excellent therapy, the service and running of the Centre are terrific-everyone is always responsive, flexible, and keeps things simple. We're very satisfied clients!
— S.B., Oxford city
We would like to thank Mary for everything she has done for Christopher. It is such a pleasure to hear him speaking the way he now is.
— Christopher's parents, Oxfordshire
We turned to the Owl Centre because the NHS currently has long waiting lists for its support services, and it’s brilliant that the Centre provides these services under one umbrella. My enquiry was dealt with fast and efficiently - I was really impressed. Our daughter was seen by both Tanya [SLT] and Stephanie [OT] who were very knowledgeable and quickly built up an excellent relationship with her. I felt as if they really cared and wanted to help both her and us. We are so glad (and lucky) that our NHS paediatrician suggested we contact you. We would certainly recommend the Owl Centre.
— C.T., Oxfordshire

5 reasons to choose The Owl Centre

We care. We understand your concerns, and we are here to provide any expert guidance, support and reassurance that we can offer. Here are 5 reasons why so many people have benefitted from our help.

  • For a caring, friendly and personable service

    Owl Centre therapists understand your concerns and deliver help and guidance in a friendly, accessible and personable manner.

  • For fully qualified, competent professionals

    The Owl Centre's team leaders ensure that their therapists possess all of the qualifications required of their professional governing bodies. Furthermore, our therapists receive training and support throughout the year to ensure that best practice is always met.

  • For the benefits of a multidisciplinary team

    The Owl Centre therapists are able to pool their expertise across dozens of disciplines and specialisms - which they do on our lively social media platform – which enables us to provide the best support and advice possible to our clients.

  • For swift and helpful responses

    Our admin. team cares about responding to your enquiries as swiftly as possible. Rest assured that you are a priority, and they are on the case!

  • For easy access to a service which focuses on people

    We are a down to earth, friendly and person-centred organisation. We are not corporate, and we never will be.