Charlotte Pow

Occupational Therapist

Charlotte has been working with Thrive OT since September 2012. She qualified as an Occupational Therapist in 2002 with a BSc Honours in Occupational Therapy from the University of Northampton. She started her career at St. Andrew’s Hospital in Northampton specialising in Acquired Brain Injury. In 2005, Charlotte gained a band 7 post in the NHS Northampton Community Learning Disability Team. Charlotte continues to work part-time for the Northamptonshire Learning Disability Service, working with adults with learning disabilities and/or mental health and challenging behaviour, on an in-patient ward and in the community.

Charlotte has experience of working with teenagers and adults with mild, moderate, severe and profound multiple learning disabilities, autism, sensory integration difficulties, communication difficulties, mental health and challenging behaviour. She has a specific interest in activities of daily living skills teaching and engaging individuals with challenging behaviour in meaningful activity.  Charlotte has completed DIR-Floortime 101.

Charlotte is a member of:

  • British Association of OT (BAOT)/Royal College of Occupational Therapy (RCOT)
  • RCOT Specialist Section – People with Learning Disabilities

What our customers say

The service from Thrive has made a tremendous difference to our pupils and the quality of provision to meet their complex needs. We are now able to quickly access their needs and ensure that they are well met. The costs are reasonable and certainly provide good value for money. The OTs from Thrive are friendly, professional and efficient. the reports are detailed and timely- thank you!

Laura Clarke, Head of Rowan Gate School

…Thanks for everything you’ve done for [our daughter] – she always enjoys your visits and will miss you popping in!  Particular thanks for teaching her how to drink from a straw and do buttons up – that’s been a godsend!!




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