Meet the Occupational Therapy Team

About the Team

Our Occupational Therapy Team are a growing network of highly skilled therapists, with specialisms and experience in brain injury, sensory integration, and autism. The team also regularly provide support, guidance and advice for physical needs, equipment, home adaptations and all other facets of Occupational Therapy.

The team cover a wide geographical area across the North West and Midlands and work with adults and children, in schools, homes, and community settings.

The team will provide comprehensive assessments, together with rehabilitation plans, to help clients realise their full potential.

 

Andrea Matthews

Andrea Matthews

Director/Consultant Occupational Therapist/Advanced Practitioner of Sensory Integration

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Clinical experience

Andrea has a BSc in Psychology and an MSc in Occupational Therapy. She has also completed in-depth post graduate training in Sensory Integration to achieve an Advanced Practitioner of Sensory Integration status.

Andrea has over 20 years’ experience of working in the field of Acquired Brain Injury; her roles have included Rehabilitation Support Worker, Assistant Psychologist, Care Home Management, and Occupational Therapist.

Andrea founded her Occupational Therapy company in 2014 and supervises the other five OT’s within the team. She also supervises a number of OT’s from other organisations and is a clinical mentor through the Sensory Integration Network, supporting other clinicians during their sensory integration training.

She works with clients of all ages and is experienced in working with people with acquired brain injuries, sensory processing and integration difficulties, autism, dyspraxia, and trauma histories. She can support clients in the community, their own home, schools, work-places or virtually.

Specialisms

Acquired brain injury, Sensory Processing and Integration difficulties. Cognitive Rehabilitation, Autism, Dyspraxia and Trauma histories.

Geographical area

West Midlands, Worcestershire, Herefordshire, Shropshire.

Contact details

Phone: 07877765741 / 0330 2235477

E-mail: andrea@neurorehabgroup.com / otoffice@neurorehabgroup.com

Ian Connell

Ian Connell

Occupational Therapist

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Clinical experience

Ian has supported us as an associate with a number of cases. Ian has a great deal of experience in Neuro Rehabilitation with adults and has also supported businesses with van and car seating assessments to help reduce the impact of sickness absence due to poor vehicle seating.

Specialisms

Acquired Brain Injury, Cognitive Rehabilitation, Vocational Rehabilitation, Adults.

Geographical area

West Midlands, Wales, Shropshire, Herefordshire and Worcestershire.

Becky Smith

Becky Smith

Occupational Therapist

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Clinical experience

Becky has joined us a permanent member of the team following a long time supporting us as an associate. Becky has worked with adults and children in a variety of settings and has started her training to become a Practioner of Sensory Integration. Becky has also completed a Post-Graduate Certificate in Neurological Rehabilitation at Coventry University.

Specialisms

Acquired Brain Injury, Cognitive Rehabilitation, Sensory Processing and Integration difficulties, Adults and Children.

Geographical area

West Midlands, Worcestershire, North Midlands and Herefordshire.

Sheryl Powers

Sheryl Powers

Occupational Therapist

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Clinical experience

Sheryl has recently joined us as a permanent member of the team following time with the NHS, during which she also supported us as an associate. As well as adult and paediatric experience, together with her previous management of NHS services, Sheryl has started Sensory Integration training to become a Practitioner of Sensory Integration.

Specialisms

Acquired Brain Injury, Cognitive Rehabilitation, Sensory Processing and Integration difficulties, Adults and Children.

Geographical area

East Midlands, North Midlands and Buckinghamshire.

Hannah Gent

Hannah Gent

Occupational Therapist

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Clinical experience

Hannah is an associate who has been working with us closely for the last year, following her time in the NHS. Her current caseload is varied, working with children and adults in different settings across the Midlands. Hannah also supports a Neuro Rehabilitation unit.

Specialisms

Acquired Brain Injury, Cognitive Rehabilitation, Adults, Children, Physical and Equipment.

Geographical area

North Midlands, East Midlands and Sheffield.

Lucie McCoy

Lucie McCoy

Occupational Therapist

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Clinical experience

Lucie has joined us as a permanent member of the team as a newly qualified Occupational Therapist, having recently completed a Masters degree in Occupational Therapist. Currently working in a Neuro Rehabilitation unit, Lucie is also able to support people in the community.

Specialisms

Acquired Brain Injury and Adults.

Geographical area

North West.

Contact Us

We would love to hear from you if you have any questions about our services. Please get in touch and one of our team will be in contact with you.

Phone: 0330 2235477

Email: office@neurorehabgroup.com

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