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Lyes Farm Office, Cuckfield Road, Burgess Hill, West Sussex
RH15 8RG
United Kingdom

01444 616162

Occupational Therapy for children and young people living in the South East of England. Our dedicated assessment and sensory integration therapy centre is the first and only one of it's kind in Sussex.

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Who We Are

 Vicky Ruffle  Director and Occupational Therapist

Vicky Ruffle

Director and Occupational Therapist

Director and practising Occupational Therapist, Vicky Ruffle graduated from the University of Southampton in 2002 with a BSc Hons in Occupational Therapy. Since 2003, she has been providing specialised assessment and therapy in the area of paediatrics and is an Advanced Sensory Integration Practitioner and is Bobath trained. 

Vicky has worked at Chailey Heritage Clinical Services – providing assessment and therapy for children and young people who have profound and multiple disabilities, Child Development Centre in Brighton and Hove, The Children's Trust at Tadworth - specialising in acquired brain injuries, East Sussex Education Authority – Setting up a service and facilitating children to access their education either in mainstream and special needs schools.


 Kaye Johnson  Occupational Therapist

Kaye Johnson

Occupational Therapist

 Occupational Therapist, Kaye Johnson, has worked with children and young people for many years and is a sensory integration trained OT. Kaye has worked in the NHS as well as an independent special needs school.   


 Hannah Goldberg  Occupational Therapist

Hannah Goldberg

Occupational Therapist

Occupational Therapist, Hannah Goldberg, graduated from Brighton University in 2011 with a BSc Hons in Occupational Therapy and is a trained Sensory Integration practitioner . Hannah has experience working with children and young people in an independent special needs school and prior to this, spent many years working for the NHS in acute physical health and neurological inpatient settings.


 Naomi Trowbridge  Occupational Therapist

Naomi Trowbridge

Occupational Therapist

Occupational Therapist, Naomi Trowbridge, has a post-graduate qualification from the University of Brighton and is also currently studying towards a Masters qualification. Additionally, Naomi is trained in Sensory Integration and Sensory Attachment Intervention.

Naomi has gained experience working with children and young people at an independent special needs school and also has worked in social services, orthopaedics, intermediate care and mental health departments. 


 
 Vanessa Southgate  Occupational Therapist

Vanessa Southgate

Occupational Therapist

 

Vanessa Southgate qualified as an Occupational Therapist in 2000 with a post-graduate diploma from the University of Brighton and is a fully trained Sensory Integration practitioner and trained in Sensory Attachment Intervention. 

Vanessa has gained experience working in a variety of settings, primarily at a specialist school and college for children and young people with autism and autistic spectrum conditions. 


 
 Kellie Jennings  Occupational Therapist

Kellie Jennings

Occupational Therapist

 

Kellie is a fully qualified and passionate Occupational Therapist, experienced in paediatrics, Sensory Integration, mental health, moving and handling and physical settings. 

Kellie has specialised experience working within children's therapy. Specifically she has gained practical knowledge working with children and young adults diagnosed with physical disabilities, epilepsy, autism, Aspergers, coordination disorders, neurological difficulties and sensory processing difficulties. 


 
 Tylie Tinsley  Occupational Therapist

Tylie Tinsley

Occupational Therapist

 

Tylie Tinsley is an Occupational Therapist with a specialist interest in complex neurodisability and cerebral palsy. She has gained experience in evidence based assessment and intervention for children and young people.

Tylie graduated with a Bsc Hons in  Occupational Therapy from Brunel University in 2009 and subsequently completed a Masters qualification in Neurological Rehabilitation. 


 
 Katy Kitson  Occupational Therapist

Katy Kitson

Occupational Therapist

 

Katy Kitson is a qualified Occupational Therapist with over 7 years experience. Katy has recently returned to practice following a career break to raise her family. 

Katy graduated from Brighton University with a Post Graduate Diploma in Occupational  and has recently completed her advanced training in Sensory Integration. 


 
 Tracey Williams  Occupational Therapist

Tracey Williams

Occupational Therapist

 

Tracey Williams qualified as an Occupational Therapist in 1987 and has spent the majority of her career working in paediatrics, adolescent mental health and further education. 

Tracey is fully qualified, via the Sensory Integration Network, in Sensory Integration  and has a wealth of experience working with children and young people.


 
 Carla Lauren  Occupational Therapist

Carla Lauren

Occupational Therapist

 

Occupational Therapist, Carla Lauren, graduated from Brighton University with BSc Hons in Occupational Therapy and is trained in Sensory Integration and Sensory Attachment Intervention. 

Carla has experience working with children and young people in a variety of settings including; within the NHS in community paediatric teams in England and Wales and within special needs and mainstream schools as an individual therapist as well as part of multidisciplinary teams. 


 
  TEL - 01444 616162

TEL - 01444 616162

 

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