Speech & Language Therapy

Address: London / Online
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
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.

Address: East Yorkshire, Anlaby, Hull, Humberside
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
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;
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 can also help with stress velopharyngeal insufficiency (wind instruments). 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.

Address: Stourport-Upon-Severn / Manchester / Birmingham / Kidderminster
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
Qualifications/registration:
BA(Hons) Music, PGCE Music, BSc(Hons) SLT
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.

Address: London, Lambeth / Belsize Park
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
Qualifications/registration:
BSc
Telephone:
020 3935 5050

Speech and Language Therapy for professional voice users. Clinical Expert in Voice Disorders. Clinical lead for NHS Voice Clinic. Laryngeal Manual Therapy. NHS Voice Clinic at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital. Private clinic one day per week at PhysioEd Medical, Belsize Park.