About Suzi

BMedSci (Hons), MRCSLT, RTTP, DHP Acc. Hyp, CertMI, RegHCPC

Background

 Suzi gained a 1st Class Honours Bachelor of Medical Science degree in Speech Science, graduating top of her year from the University of Sheffield for which she was awarded 3 graduate prizes.

 

Suzi returned to her native Northern Ireland in 2016 and became the first person in NI to set up in independent practice as an NQP, with support from the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapist. 

Suzi has over 10 years of experience working with children, teens and adults with Acquired Brain Injuries, ADHD, Autism, Parkinson's disease and Dementia. Suzi also has over 10 years of experience facilitating workshops and delivering training. 

Suzi has additional training and professional interests in mediation, trauma informed practice, therapeutic techniques, coaching, motivational interviewing and conflict resolution. 

Suzi is passionate about helping people with all abilities to communicate more effectively to improve social, emotional and mental health and deepen meaningful connections.

In recent years Suzi has spoken at conferences and branched into communication consultancy and soft skills training within organisations, working closely with professionals to improve communication and wellbeing and reduce conflict.

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Suzi works with a range of clients on a variety of issues such as;

  • social skills 

  • social, emotional and mental health

  • conflict resolution

  • self-esteem

  • managing challenging behaviours

  • improving confidence

  • emotional intelligence

  • engaging effectively with education & work

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Qualifications, memberships & training

  • First Class Honours BMedSci degree in Speech Science from the University of Sheffield 

  • Accredited Mediator - Phoenix Dispute Solutions

  • Member of The Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists

  • Registered with Health and Care Professions Council

  • Certificate in Motivational Interviewing - British Psychological Society

  • Rapid Transformational Therapy - School of Rapid Transformational Therapy

  • Diploma Coaching - CoE

  • Trauma Informed Practice - CPD and in-service training

  • Level 2 Safeguarding - CiNI

  • Level 2 Fitness Instructing - Active IQ

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Awards

Tracey E Cox Memorial Prize

Awarded by University of Sheffield for distinguished performance in clinical practice

Philippa Cottam Memorial Award 

Awarded by University of Sheffield  for best dissertation 

Colin Stark Prize in Speech Science  

Awarded by University of Sheffield  for best final year BMedSci Speech Science student