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Fola Sutherland BSc Hons Occupational Therapy PGCert Sensory Integration (completion 2022)

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I qualified as an Occupational Therapist in 2009, since then I have gained a wealth of experience in a range of mental health, community and paediatric settings.

I have always been passionate about mental health and as such have worked in secure units, supported living settings and community teams for around 10 years. I also have varied experience working with children young people, specifically those with ASD and social, emotional and mental health needs. I am trained to Level 2 in Sensory Integration and will complete my Sensory Integration Post Graduate Certificate in February 2022. I am passionate about my clients and working with them and their families/carers to empower them to achieve their goals. I have experience in leading Occupational Therapy departments, delivering training to professionals and families alike and also offering supportive clinical supervision to other therapists.

I focus on using client focused approaches and I strive to continuously increase my own knowledge and skills through my commitment to my ongoing professional development.

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BSc Hons Occupational Therapy, PGCert Sensory Integration (completion 2022)

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  • Child or adolescent
  • Adult 25 +
  • Young person (18-25)
  • Sensory integration
  • Coaching
  • Professional Supervision
  • Autism/ADHD
  • Education/Schools
  • Forensic/Prison
  • Mental Health
  • Paediatrics
  • Practical strategies/treatment to overcome daily challenges caused by illness, accident, recent diagnosis or ageing.
  • Depression and anxiety management
  • Mental health recovery and peer support
  • Stress-related support
  • Learning Disability or Autism in adults
  • Assessment, advice and support for children
  • Autism expertise
  • Therapy for hand writing difficulties
  • Specialist support and expertise around anxiety disorders or challenging behavior
  • Education, Health & Care (EHC) plans: advice/assessment
  • Work/health promo/training/H&S e.g. DSE Risk Assessment, Manual Handling training, stress prevention/education
  • Mental Health Assessment and Advice - work related
  • Graduated RTW plan/reasonable adjustments advice
  • Vocational Rehab (VR) ongoing input/treatment/job coach/work prep/work hardening/conditioning
  • OT Assessments and interventions on behalf of a case manager
  • Specific treatment interventions for a case manager
  • Expert witness assessment/reports
  • Assessments/support at GP surgeries
  • Bespoke training programmes
  • Mentoring or supervision

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