Joanne has extensive experience working for 23 years as an occupational therapist throughout the public and private sector.  Her experience extends throughout the UK across a wide variety of physical and mental health settings.  She has enthusiasm, determination and passion in enabling individuals to live freer, independent lives. 


Joanne has worked with adults and children with a wide variety of disabilities, including; autism; developmental co-ordination disorders; rheumatoid arthritis; osteoporosis; stroke; fractures; joint replacements; cancer; anxiety; and many other conditions causing functional and mobility problems.

Joanne has mostly worked in the community helping clients live independently at home through rehabilitation programmes, relaxation management, falls prevention programmes or fitting and practising activities with aids and adaptations. 


During studies for a Masters in Occupational Therapy she carried out analysis of the effects of screen time on chid development.

She also volunteers with local community groups working with children age 6 years up.