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Our Specialists


Parent Consultant


I am first and foremost mum to a son with Aspergers/ADD. With a background in science and business, I became very interested in finding out why he had ASD (autistic spectrum disorder) and in researching the therapies that might be of help and who offered them. My son made such great progress that I vowed I would set up a clinic to help other children and families affected by ASD. Hence the arrival of Kids In Sync Children’s Therapy Centre.

BSc (Hons) Applied Biology


Paediatric Occupational Therapy

and Sensory Integration Therapy

In 2002, I established Hopscotch Children’s Therapy Centre in Harley St, London, providing services for children with Sensory Integration and other disorders such as Autism. I have also helped establish an Occupational Therapy service for children with learning difficulties in Kent and helped schools set up their own OT services. I have extensive experience in both assessing and treating children with sensory processing disorders, learning difficulties, cerebral palsy and other developmental delays. I hold post-graduate qualifications in Sensory Integration training from the Sensory Integration Network in the United Kingdom and Mentorship training at Dr Lucy Miller’s Star Institute in Denver, Colorado, USA, where I have evaluated children from all over the world. I am trained in the DIR Floortime model and in the assessment of social-emotional development in infants, children and adults and coach parents and children. I have advanced qualifications in Interactive Metronome and Integrated Listening Systems.

BSc Psychology and Diploma in Occupational Therapy


Paediatric Occupational Therapy

and Sensory Integration Therapy

I am a professional member of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists (RCOT) and a member of the Children, Young People and Families specialist section. I hold a BSc degree in Occupational Therapy (2014) and specialise in working with children and young people with diverse disabilities including learning disabilities, DCD (Developmental Co-ordination Disorder), Down Syndrome, rare diseases and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). I am an Advanced qualified Sensory Integration practitioner and have completed accredited training courses in ABA (Applied Behavioural Analysis), CO-OP (to support children with DCD) and the SOS feeding approach.  I was vice president of the scientific committee of the National Meeting of Occupational Therapy Students (Portugal) and took part in “Occupational Therapy, sensory integration – from research to clinical” linked with Seven Senses (Portugal). I currently work in an NHS community-based service as well as providing services to Kids in Sync and local schools. I’ve also worked at Easy Steps – Blooming Tree ABA specialist nursery, as an Occupational Therapist for children with learning disabilities or Autism from 0 to 5 years old.

BSc Hons Occupational Therapy


Nutritional Therapy


I am a fully accredited nutritional therapist. I studied at Westminster University earning a Bachelor of Science with honours in Nutritional Therapy. I have a particular interest in Autism Spectrum Disorder.


Wellbeing Therapy & Kinesiology


I initially qualified as an Aromatherapist in 1991, becoming a massage tutor for the Tisserand Institute of Aromatherapy. With a strongly developing interest in healing, teaching and coaching others, I gained qualifications and expertise in a number of holistic health therapies, incorporating all aspects of bodywork including Aromatherapy, Reflexology, Applied Kinesiology and Neurostructural Integration Technique, as well as deep tissue massage and structural realignment. Building on my interest in psychology, I continued my professional development, gaining further qualifications and expertise in Neuro Linguistic Programming including time line therapy, allergy process and phobias, specialising in interventions which enable my clients to develop a positive attitude and reach their true potential.  Given the various holistic therapies at my disposal I aim to bring about emotional and physical healing to each individual, on all levels whether they be a stressed parent, an individual with a debilitating illness or condition or an anxious and hypersensitive child on the autistic spectrum.

Diploma in Holistic Aromatherapy, Certified Advanced Practitioner of Neurostructural Integration Technique and Certified Practitioner of Touch For Health / Applied Kinesiology, Complimentary and Natural Healthcare Council registered practitioner, Certified Master Practitioner in Neuro-Linguistic Programming, MNLP and Neuro-Linguistic Hypnotherapy, NLH Member of the British Institute of Hypnotherapy, International Institute of Applied Health Services and International Federation of Professional


Child Counselling


I am a fully qualified child counsellor and registered member of The British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). I have worked in schools for many years with children with emotional and/or behavioural concerns. I have a real passion for working with children, especially in early year’s intervention. My work is based around the importance of the relationship and how my calming and empathetic approach can have a real impact on a child's inner world and can enable them to rediscover their capacity for joy.

BA Hons Psychology with Drama, Diploma in Child Counselling, Institute of Arts and Therapy in Education.


Clinical Psychologist


I am a child and adolescent clinical psychologist and carry out neurological assessments including assessments for autistic spectrum disorder (ASD) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), as well as assessments of learning and cognitive abilities. I also offer therapeutic interventions for a range of child and adolescent emotional and behavioural difficulties. I have qualifications in family therapy and work with families who have been affected by the impact of caring for a child with developmental or mental health difficulties.

HPCP and BPS registered, Member of ACHIPP and the Counselling Directory


Kids In Sync associates with Physiotherapists at Hopscotch Children’s Therapy Centre in Harley Street. Physiotherapy can be delivered at Kids In Sync where necessary.


Speech & Language Therapy


I am an independent highly specialist speech and language therapist specialising in neurodevelopmental disorders and children, teenagers and young adults with complex needs including: Auditory Processing Disorders (in liaison with Dr Tony Sirimanna, Audiological Physician, at Great Ormond Street Hospital, London), Specific Language Impairment, Sensory Processing Disorders & Dyspraxia with language/communication issues (in liaison with Sensory Integration Occupational therapists), Autistic Spectrum/Aspergers/ADHD, Social & Emotional Communication Difficulties (where I offer individual and/or group therapy using social communication programmes and CBT), Selective Mutism, Dyslexia, Individuals with Reading, Spelling & Writing Difficulties and Pre-teen and Teenage Communication difficulties.


Based in Harley Street at the Childhood Communication Consultancy (with an additional practice in Carlton, Bedfordshire), I am also a provider of Cogmed, The Listening Programme, and TalkTools.

BSc (Log) Hons, UCT, South Africa, MRCSLT, CertHCPC, MASTLTIP, Sr Assoc RSM Speech Pathology and Audiology


The iLS (Integrated Listening System – see What we do for more information) can be accessed at Kids In Sync via our collaboration with Hopscotch Children’s Therapy Centre. Neurofeedback is provided by Brain Train UK either at Kids In Sync or via their regional clinics.


Kids In Sync associates with Child Autism UK and BEAM ABA therapy and can refer you to particular specialists for further discussion on this intervention.


Biomedical Therapy and Functional Medicine


I am a highly experienced Clinical Nutritionist and Biomedical Specialist with qualifications in Nutritional Genomics, the science of the relationship between genetics, nutrition and health. Through formulating nutritional and biomedical strategies to enhance body and brain connections, I am committed to achieving optimum health for children and young adults on the autism spectrum, as well as those with behavioural and learning difficulties, and food and chemical sensitivities.

BSc Hons Nutritional Therapy, Senior Associate Member of the Royal Society of Medicine, Associate Member of the British Society for Ecological Medicine, Member of the British Association for Applied Nutritional Therapy (BANT), and the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC).


Paediatric Occupational Therapy

and Sensory Integration Therapy

I completed my Bachelor degree in Occupational Therapy in 2007 at the University of Applied Health studies in Zagreb, Croatia and have extensive experience in the treatment and assessment of children and adolescents with a variety of conditions including sensory difficulties, autism, dyspraxia (developmental coordination disorder), cerebral palsy, learning disabilities and other developmental delays. I hold postgraduate training in Sensory Integration Ayres Therapy SIAT® from Gesellschaft für Sensorische Integration (GSID) Jean Ayres München and Ayres Sensory Integration Certification Program ASI® sponsored by the University of Southern California/Western Psychological Services. I am also trained in a range of complementary approaches including Learn to Play and Movement Analysis & Education Strategies.

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