Maria Allan

Type of therapist: Occupational Therapy, Occupational Therapy - Sensory Processing Assessment

Location: Essex

Skills

Developmental delay Sensory processing Sensory modulation Emotional regulation Balance and coordination Gross motor skills Fine motor skills Eye-hand coordination Attention Working memory Handwriting Self care Organisational skills Social and emotional development Confidence Visual perceptual skills Praxis Bilateral integration and sequencing Postural control Sensory discrimination

Qualifications

  • * BSc Occupational Therapy (2013)
  • * Thrive Practitioner (2017)
  • * National Professional Qualification in Middle Leadership (NPQML) (2017)
  • * Neuro-Linguistic Programme Practitioner (2019)
  • * Certificate in Therapeutic Play (2019)
  • * Youth Mental Health First Aider (2019)
  • * Safeguarding Children Level 3 (2019)
  • * Hypnotherapist (2020)
  • * Sensory Integration PG Cert Module 1 (2020)

CV

  • * Employed also as a Paediatric Occupational Therapist / Thrive Practitioner in an SEMH school
  • * 20 years experience within education settings supporting children and young people 0-18 years
  • * 10 years experience in Children's Mental Health
  • * Extensive knowledge and ability to support SEMH, SEN and ASD children
  • * Qualified Thrive Approach Practitioner
  • * Experienced coach and mentor
  • * Extensive knowledge and understanding of Social and Emotional development
  • * Experience of delivering 1:1 sessions
  • * Experience of delivering group sessions (e.g. Handwriting, Social Skills, Nurture, Emotional Regulation)
  • * Trained in Hypnotherapy
  • * Currently undergoing Post Graduate Certificate in Sensory Integration Practitioner
  • * Youth Mental Health First Aider
  • * Registered member of the Health and Care Professions Council
  • * Registered member of the Royal College of Occupational Therapy

Interesting / fun facts

  • * My family are my world!
  • * I love cooking and baking
  • * I enjoy entertaining and socialising with friends
  • * I dream of having a cabin filled with creative craft projects!

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