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