Speech & Language Therapy
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
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.
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.
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.