Accreditations and Qualifications
Since graduating in 1997 with a BSc Hons in Physiotherapy, I have invested a lot of time developing my knowledge and skills, which has enabled me to offer high quality assessments and interventions.
My postgraduate training includes…
I am a MAES Trained Therapist having completed the Intro to MAES Therapy, 4 week MAES therapy course and ART Advanced MAES Therapy Course. I now assist on the 4 week courses.
MAES Therapy is a specialist course for Paediatric Therapists who want to gain new insights, increased knowledge and develop their clinical reasoning and treatment skills in relation to children with Cerebral Palsy and similar neurodevelopmental conditions. A new and pioneering approach based upon 25 years’ expert clinical and teaching experience world-wide and focusing on excellent treatment skills. Contact me today to discuss how I can help.
Find out more about MAES Therapy here.
The Oswestry ORLAU Gait Course
This fantastic course has helped me understand typical gait, the reasons for deviations from this and appropriate options to address these. It helps me to feed into a child’s orthotic evaluations.
Paediatric Gait Analysis and Orthotic Management Course
Bobath – Introduction to Early Assessment and Intervention with Babies and Young Children
Jean-Pierre Maes and Betty Hutchon
Introductory Neuro-Developmental Course to the Treatment and Management of Children with Cerebral Palsy
Management of clubfoot
Gross Motor Function Measure Course
Gym Ball Course
Management of Developmental Co-ordination Disorder
I would recommend Helen’s services to any parent, she invests so much time trying to understand and develop Sienna’s ability to move in new ways, and has been a massive support to both Sienna and us as parents.
Angela, Sienna’s Mum
M. A. E. S. Therapy Course
Having completed the 4-week course, I now assist on the MAES Therapy course. This is a new approach to the hands-on treatment and management of children with Children with Cerebral Palsy and similar neurological difficulties. This has enabled me to continue to develop my skill set at the same time as sharing my knowledge to other professionals – Children’s Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists and Speech and Language Therapists.