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Maria Allan

Type of therapist:

Location: Essex


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


  • * 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)


  • * 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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Abberton Aldham Alresford Althorne Ardleigh Asheldham Ashen Ashingdon Bannister Green Bardfield End Green Bardfield Saling Barling Barnston Battlesbridge Beacon Hill Beaumont Belchamp Otten Belchamp St Paul Belchamp Walter Berechurch Bicknacre Birch Green Birdbrook Black Notley Blackmore End Boreham Boxted Boxted Boxted Cross Boyton Cross Bradfield Bradfield Heath Bradwell Bradwell on Sea Bradwell Waterside Braintree Brandy Hole Brightlingsea Broad Street Green Broad's Green Brock Hill Bromley Cross Broomfield Broxted Bulmer Bulmer Tye Burnham-on-Crouch Burnt Heath Canewdon Castle Hedingham Causeway End Chappel Chatham Green Chelmsford Chignall St James Church End Churchend Clacton-on-Sea Clay Hills Coalhill Cock Clarks Coggeshall Coggeshall Hamlet Colchester Cold Norton Colne Engaine Copford Cornish Hall End Courtsend Cressing Crockleford Heath Cross End Danbury Daws Heath Dedham Dedham Heath Downham Duton Hill Dyer's End Earls Colne East Hanningfield East Mersea Easthorpe Edney Common Eight Ash Green Elmstead Market Feering Felsted Finchingfield Fingringhoe Ford End Fordham Fordstreet Fox Street Foxash Estate Foxearth Frating Frating Green Frinton-on-Sea Fuller Street Galleywood Gamble's Green Gestingthorpe Goldhanger Good Easter Gosfield Great Bardfield Great Bentley Great Braxted Great Bromley Great Canfield Great Dunmow Great Easton Great Holland Great Horkesley Great Leighs Great Maplestead Great Notley Great Oakley Great Saling Great Sampford Great Stambridge Great Tey Great Totham Great Wakering Great Waltham Great Wigborough Great Yeldham Greenstead Green Hadleigh Halstead Harwich Hatfield Peverel Hawkwell Helions Bumpstead Hempstead Heybridge Basin High Easter High Garrett High Park Corner High Roding Hockley Howe Green Howe Street Hullbridge Ingatestone Inworth Jaywick Kelvedon Kirby Cross Kirkby-le-Soken Lamarsh Lamb Corner Langford Langham Latchingdon Lawford Layer Breton Layer-de-la-Haye Leaden Roding Leigh-on-Sea Lindsell Little Baddow Little Bardfield Little Bentley Little Bromley Little Canfield Little Clacton Little Dunmow Little Easton Little Horkesley Little Leighs Little Maplestead Little Oakley Little Tey Little Totham Little Wakering Little Waltham Little Yeldham Loves Green Maldon Malting Green Manningtree Margaret Roding Margaretting Marks Tey Mayland Maylandsea Messing Middleton Mill End Mill End Mill Green Mistley Monk Street Mount Bures Mundon Nevendon North Benfleet North End North Fambridge Nounsley Ostend Paglesham Eastend Panfield Parkeston Pebmarsh Peldon Pentlow Pleshey Point Clear Purleigh Radwinter Ramsden Bellhouse Ramsden Heath Ramsey Ramsey Island Rawreth Rayleigh Rayne Rettendon Ridgewell Rivenhall Rivenhall End Rochford Rose Green Roundbush Rowhedge Roxwell Runwell Salcott-cum-Virley Sandon Seawick Shalford Sible Hedingham Silver End South Fambridge South Hanningfield South Woodham Ferrers Southend-on-Sea Southminster St Osyth Stebbing Steeple Steeple Bumpstead Stisted Stock Stonebridge Stones Green Stoneyhills Stow Maries Sturmer Tendring Tendring Green Terling Thaxted Thorpe Green Thorpe-le-Soken Thorrington Tilbury Juxta Clare Tillingham Tiptree Tiptree Heath Tollesbury Tolleshunt D'Arcy Tolleshunt Knights Tolleshunt Major Toppesfield Twinstead Tye Green Tye Green Walton-on-the-Naze Weeley Weeley Heath West Bergholt West Hanningfield West Mersea Wethersfield White Colne White Notley Wickford Wickham Bishops Wickham St Paul Willows Green Wimbish Green Witham Wivenhoe Wix Wix Green Woodham Ferrers Woodham Mortimer Woodham Walter Workhouse Hill Wormingford Wrabness Writtle


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