Meet Helena2021-11-25T17:35:49+00:00

Meet Helena

Here, Helena talks about what motivated her to become a Speech and Language Therapist, her experience, her training and qualifications, and areas of Speech and Language Therapy that she is particularly passionate about.

Why did you want to become a Speech and Language Therapist?​

Whilst working with children in mainstream and special schools, I learnt about the power of communication and the impact it can have on a child’s academic progress, confidence, and friendships.  

I wanted to join a profession that supported children to explore ways that they could communicate. Nothing can be more rewarding than helping a child find their voice! 

What kind of experience do you have?

Prior to qualifying as a Speech and Language Therapist, I supported children with additional needs in mainstream and special schools, assisting them to access individualised therapy programmes and providing 1:1 support in classroom activities.  

I am an active member of a charity, providing speech and language therapy and social support for children and young people with Down syndrome.  

What are you particularly passionate about?​

I feel privileged to work with children and their families and feel that the formative pre-school years are particularly important. I believe passionately in a child centred approach and think that therapy should always focus on the child’s likes and individual needs. I believe that we can never underestimate the power of play and this is something that I try to incorporate in every session! 

What are your hobbies and interesting facts about you?​

I love to spend my free time at the stables. Whether it’s beautifully sunny or freezing cold, I’ll always be found with Boris (a small grey pony).  

I like to think that I’m the Queen of DIY. Along as we’ve got a hammer, some nails and a good brew, there’s nothing that my sister and I can’t fix! 


  • Speech Science, BSc (First), University of Sheffield.


  • Royal College of Speech and Language Therapy (RCSLT):​ RC0042763

  • Health and Care Professions in the UK (HCPC): SL038696

Postgraduate Training:

  • Makaton Sign Foundation Course

Check out our news and blog:

Exclusive Content

Be Part Of Our Exclusive Community

‘Our Home Online’ is an online hub full of fun and exciting activities and resources developed by our team of super Speech and Language Therapists to help with your child’s speech, language and communication development.

Find out more



Check out our fun activity packs designed to help with speech, language and communication development!

Find out more!


Go to Top