Position: Occupational Therapy lecturer
College: College of Health and Social Care
Department: Therapeutic Practice
Subject area: Occupational Therapy
I am a lecturer on the Occupational Therapy programmes at the University of Derby, within the College of Health and Social Care and the Department of Therapeutic Practice.
I teach on various modules across the BSc, MSc (pre-registration) and MSc Advanced Practitioner Occupational Therapy courses.
I am interested in most aspects of Occupational Therapy practice in mental health settings, but specifically work focussed around Recovery Education.
I am interested in research concerning occupational therapy and recovery in mental health, and in the use of simulation within occupation therapy education.
- A member of the British Association of Occupational Therapists / College of Occupational Therapists
- Registered with The Health and Care Professions Council
- MSc Health and Social Care - University of Nottingham
- BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy - University of Derby
I have previously worked within both the NHS and private sector, as an Occupational Therapist specialising in psychiatric rehabilitation. Working in both community and in-patient settings, I have an interest in Recovery Education and how Recovery orientated interventions fit within Occupational Therapy practice.