About Us

Ami Coleman

Speech & Language Therapist

Specialist Interests:

  • Autism
  • Social, Emotional and Mental Health Needs
  • Learning Disability
  • Selective Mutism
  • Animal Assisted Therapy

Skills & Attainments:

  • Bsc (hons) in Speech & language Therapy
  • Makaton Regional Tutor
  • Animal Assisted Therapy
  • ADOS-2 (Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule) trained
  • SCERTS (Social Communication, Emotional Regulation and Transactional Support) trained
  • Works in association with The Makaton Charity and has worked as part of the symbols development team for the charity
  • MyChoicePad Trainer and was involved with developing the app
  • The Listening Program provider for Auditory Processing Disorders
  • Specialist Dysphagia Practitioner

Roles:

  • Clinical Lead Speech and Language Therapist
  • Founder of Amica – Speech, Language & Communication Consultancy
  • Co-founder of Swan Therapy & Training Hub
  • Clinical supervisor

Angharad Jetley

Speech & Language Therapist 

Specialist Interests

  • AAC (Alternative and Augmentative Communication)
  • Autism
  • Learning Disability
  • Social, Emotional and Mental Health Needs

Skills & Attainments:

  • Bsc (hons) in Speech & language Therapy
  • SCERTS (Social Communication, Emotional Regulation and Transactional Support) trained
  • Makaton trained up to Level 2
  • Previously studied Psychology and has spent much of her working life using counselling and psychological behaviour change principles before re-training as a Speech and Language Therapist.

Roles:

  • Associate Speech and Language Therapist

Bobbi

Therapy Dog

Specialist Interests:

  • Selective Mutism
  • Autism
  • Social Emotional and Mental Health Needs
  • Tricks
  • Agility
  • Chewing bones
  • Chasing birds

Skills & Attainments:

  • Equivalent of the Kennel Club’s Good Citizen Bronze Award
  • Equivalent of the Kennel Club’s Good Citizen Silver Award
  • Behavioural and Temperament Assessment with an Animal Behaviourist

Roles:

  • Calming clients
  • Doing tricks
  • Being stroked
  • Sitting on laps

Animal Assisted Therapy has been found to be particularly helpful for children, young people and adults with Selective Mutism, people who are Autistic and those with Social, Emotional and Mental Health Needs.