Speech & Language Therapy

Services, therapies, and modalities
Music / arts / performance health, Singers and professional voice users, Teaching / coaching / education, Technique / ergonomics / posture / instruments / props / equipment
Regions Covered
London, Online/Telephone/Remote
Address
London / Online
Practitioner Name
Qualifications/registration
BSc Clinical Speech and Language Studies, MFA Voice Studies, HCPC, RCSLT, BVA
Mobile
07384 600 406

Clarissa Hardaker is a London-based Speech Therapist, Voice and Accent Coach, highly specialised in voice and vocal rehabilitation with actors, singers and professional voice users.

She offers skilled assessment and treatment for people with speech, language, communication and swallowing disorders. This includes but is not limited to adults with speech and articulation disorders and voice disorders.

Her MFA in Voice Studies has given Clarissa the skills and qualifications of a voice coach and teacher and she specialises in helping elite voice users with breath, phonation, resonance, and articulation. Online or face-to-face sessions are available, tailored to your needs.

Problems and conditions helped with include:

Vocal nodules, cysts and polyps
Spasmodic dysphonia
Muscle tension dysphonia
Dysarthria and apraxia
Vocal trauma or loss
Lisps and stutters
Poor articulation and clarity
Accent softening and dialect coaching

Clarissa has experience working with trans clients who wish to work on their voice.

Clarissa is a singer and non-professional actor herself and has worked with over 100 clients in the performing arts and has conducted research into the importance of providing voice training for teachers as standard as part of initial teacher training.

Services, therapies, and modalities
Music / arts / performance health, Singers and professional voice users, Teaching / coaching / education, Technique / ergonomics / posture / instruments / props / equipment
Regions Covered
North West, Online/Telephone/Remote
Address
Online and home visits – Lancashire, Greater Manchester, Liverpool, Merseyside and Cheshire
Practitioner Name
Qualifications/registration
BSc Psychology and Speech Pathology, Association of Independent Speech and Language Therapists, HCPC.
Registration, insurance and DBS checks
Current professional registration, insurance and DBS confirmed
Telephone
01512169835
Mobile
07980898276

Krystina Crolla-Barker is a highly specialist Speech and Language Therapist who works within the performing arts sector providing vocal coaching and acting classes, with a particular interest in supporting good vocal hygiene, vocal projection and vocal protection. She offers a combination of vocal coaching alongside clinical techniques to provide a unique and engaging form of therapy. Krystina also has extensive experience in working with the NHS. Krystina’s interest in singers and actors has seen her support performers in the West End in vocal performance and health.

Krystina is experienced at the assessment and intervention of voice disorders, prevention of voice disorders / vocal health care and projection support.

Krystina is part of the ‘More than Speech Therapy’ team and works primarily within North West England (including Lancashire, Greater Manchester, Merseyside and Cheshire); however, with improvements to accessing digital and video appointments they can now offer online services UK wide.

 

Services, therapies, and modalities
Music / arts / performance health, LMT Laryngeal Manual Therapy / Vocal Massage, Singers and professional voice users, Technique / ergonomics / posture / instruments / props / equipment
Regions Covered
Yorkshire and Humberside, Online/Telephone/Remote
Address
East Yorkshire, Anlaby, Hull, Humberside
Practitioner Name
Qualifications/registration
BSc (Hons) Speech Pathology plus post-graduate CPD in voice; MSc Personalised Nutrition; Diploma in Lifestyle Medicine (BSLM); Royal College of Speech & Language Therapists; British Association of Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine;
Registration, insurance and DBS checks
This practitioner has confirmed their professional registration, insurance and DBS are up to date
Mobile
07847127488

Lucy Swain has over 30 years of experience as a Speech and Language Therapist and is also a practising musician with a special interest in vocal performance, voice care and preventing health problems for professional voice users and performance students. She is also qualified in Personalised Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine and can provide additional advice in this area to support general health and endurance.

Lucy gained her degree in Speech and Language Pathology from Manchester University in 1990, before working in the NHS for 22 years, seeing both adults and children with a variety of speech and language difficulties. Her practice covers assessment of voice problems, referral to ENT, and therapeutic interventions including laryngeal manual therapy (LMT) and Speech and Language Therapy exercises. She is experienced in voice care and vocal cord pathology prevention, and helping patients with vocal cord pathology and those undergoing therapeutic intervention. She provides services in person and online.

Lucy maintains her registration with HCPC, the Association of Speech and Language Therapists in Independent Practice and the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists, as well as being a member of the British Laryngological Association and a certified member of the British Society for Lifestyle Medicine.

Services, therapies, and modalities
Music / arts / performance health, Singers and professional voice users, Teaching / coaching / education, Technique / ergonomics / posture / instruments / props / equipment
Regions Covered
West Midlands, Online/Telephone/Remote
Address
Worcestershire / Stourport-Upon-Severn / Manchester / Birmingham / Kidderminster
Practitioner Name
Qualifications/registration
BA(Hons) Music, PGCE Music, BSc(Hons) SLT
Registration, insurance and DBS checks
Current professional registration, insurance and DBS confirmed
Mobile
07811 515 954

Vocal Rehabilitation Coach, Speech and Language Therapist and singing teacher with expertise in clinical voice disorders, singing voice rehabilitation, muscle tension dysphonia, vocal fold nodules, cysts, singing rehabilitation post-head and neck cancer, anxiety and stress-related problems. Has worked with performers as teacher, VRC and SLT for whole career,both in NHS and her own practice. VRC at South Manchester NHS Voice Clinic.

Services, therapies, and modalities
Music / arts / performance health, LMT Laryngeal Manual Therapy / Vocal Massage, NHS consultations (including Choose and Book), Singers and professional voice users, Technique / ergonomics / posture / instruments / props / equipment
Regions Covered
London, Central London, North London, South London
Address
London, Lambeth / Belsize Park
Practitioner Name
Qualifications/registration
BSc
Registration, insurance and DBS checks
Current professional registration, insurance and DBS status unconfirmed – we advise you to check these details with this practitioner
Telephone
020 8167 4775 (via BAPAM)

Tori Burnay is a Speech and Language Therapist for singers and professional voice users. She is a clinical expert in voice disorders and the clinical lead for the NHS Voice Clinic at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital. Private appointments are also available. Please contact BAPAM for further information.