Voice and Ear, Nose & Throat

Profession
Services, therapies, and modalities
Music / arts / performance health, Hearing
Regions Covered
South East
Address
Whitstable, Kent
Practitioner Name
Qualifications/registration
BSc Hon 2009, Masters module in tinnitus rehabilitation
Registration, insurance and DBS checks
Current professional registration, insurance and DBS confirmed
Information (Note: telephone numbers are available via BAPAM helpline)

Adam Chell is an audiologist, highly commended for the Rayovac ‘Audiologist Of The Year’ award in both 2017 and 2018 for his person-centred approach to hearing care.

Adam qualified as an audiologist in 2009 and worked his way through the ranks of the NHS to become chief paediatric audiologist before joining the largest hearing aid manufacturer in the world. Afterwards, Adam became an expert in hearing technology and innovative audiological care in the independent sector.

Adam can help with issues relating to hyperacusis, acoustic trauma, tinnitus, hearing loss, hearing loss prevention, hearing protection, and hearing rehabilitation. He offers services in hearing tests, tympanometry, speech in noise testing and high frequency audiometry.

Profession
Services, therapies, and modalities
Hearing
Regions Covered
North West, Online/Telephone/Remote
Address
Blackpool, Lancashire
Practitioner Name
Qualifications/registration
HCPC; British Academy of Audiology; BSc Audiology-2017, Qualified in microsuction ear wax removal-2018
Registration, insurance and DBS checks
Current professional registration, insurance and DBS confirmed
Information (Note: telephone numbers are available via BAPAM helpline)

Ammaar Vali is an audiologist providing custom hearing protection, in-ear monitors, microsuction and ear wax removal, hearing tests and hearing aids.

Services, therapies, and modalities
Music / arts / performance health, LMT Laryngeal Manual Therapy / Vocal Massage, Singers and professional voice users
Regions Covered
Scotland
Address
Glasgow
Practitioner Name
Qualifications/registration
1998 - BMedSci (Hons) in Speech Science, 2013 - MSc in Applied Educational Research
Registration, insurance and DBS checks
Current professional registration, insurance and DBS status unconfirmed - we advise you to check these details with this practitioner
Information (Note: telephone numbers are available via BAPAM helpline)

Carolyn Andrews is a speech and language therapist, specialising in adult voice problems and adult stammering. Carolyn has worked with singers and actors and can help with any voice difficulty e.g. nodules, papillomas, muscle tension dysphonia, muscle tension dysphagia, spasmodic dysphonia, Reinke's Oedema, vocal cord palsy and globus. Carolyn is also qualified to provide vocal massage which can help to relieve muscular niggles around the neck (including the voice box / larynx), face and head, and 'reset' the voice. She is a member of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists and her work is regulated by the Health and Care Professions Council.

She is also experienced in working with clients who do not have any obvious voice diagnosis from ENT but for whom their voice is working sub-optimally and not meeting performance-level demands. Carolyn offers services in speech and language therapy, voice therapy, voice manual therapy and stammering therapy. "I am skilled at identifying how individual clients and groups of professional voice users may unwittingly be placing limitations on their vocal potential, and I look forward to finding out what the voice means to you and how we can help you reach your goals".  

Services, therapies, and modalities
Music / arts / performance health, LMT Laryngeal Manual Therapy / Vocal Massage, Singers and professional voice users, Teaching / coaching / education, Technique / ergonomics / posture / instruments / props / equipment
Regions Covered
West Midlands, Online/Telephone/Remote
Address
Worcestershire / Kidderminster
Practitioner Name
Qualifications/registration
BA (Hons), PGCE, BSc (Hons), PG Cert. MRCSLT, HCPC
Registration, insurance and DBS checks
Current professional registration, insurance and DBS confirmed
Information (Note: telephone numbers are available via BAPAM helpline)

Carrie Garrett is a Voice Specialised Speech & Language Therapist, Vocal Coach and Vocal Massage Therapist.

She offers support, assessment, and evidence-based treatment options to help with a range of voice issues which may result vocal fatigue or pain, voice quality change, or singing voice problems.

Whether it’s anatomy or technique contributing to your voice change, Carrie is trained in vocal performance (singing and speech techniques) and has experience evaluating with observation, discussion, manual palpation, acoustic analysis, and behavioural assessment to get you back to doing what you love.

She brings experience from professional live performance (Rock/Pop/CCM), studio recording and singing teaching, alongside 12 years working in NHS. This includes ENT/SLT Voice Clinics (Wythenshawe Hospital, South Manchester and Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham) and working in outpatient settings across both acute and community-based services.

Services, therapies, and modalities
Music / arts / performance health, LMT Laryngeal Manual Therapy / Vocal Massage, Singers and professional voice users, Teaching / coaching / education, Technique / ergonomics / posture / instruments / props / equipment
Regions Covered
London, Central London, Online/Telephone/Remote
Address
Bloomsbury, Camden, London
Practitioner Name
Qualifications/registration
BSc Clinical Speech and Language Studies, MFA Voice Studies, HCPC, RCSLT, BVA
Registration, insurance and DBS checks
Current professional registration, insurance and DBS confirmed
Information (Note: telephone numbers are available via BAPAM helpline)

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 manual therapy for the release of tension which may be impacting voice, 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. She works closely with professional actors and singers on the West End and in TV and Film as well as professional voice users. Clarissa has also 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
London, Central London, North West, Online/Telephone/Remote
Address
London/Manchester
Practitioner Name
Qualifications/registration
BAPAM VRC Competencies
Registration, insurance and DBS checks
Current professional registration, insurance and DBS confirmed
Information (Note: telephone numbers are available via BAPAM helpline)

Dane Chalfin is a Vocal Rehabilitation Coach with over 20 years of Performer-Specialist Multidisciplinary Voice Clinic experience, who works exclusively with high-level professional performers (both singing and spoken voice) and complex voice disorders, His special interest areas include muscle tension dysphonia, vocal fold lesions, psychogenic voice disorders and pre/post-operative rehabilitation.

Dane’s clinical research into the endoscopic interpretation of vocal mechanics and Vocal Rehabilitation has been presented internationally and appears in numerous publications. He is currently the Vocal Rehabilitation Coach at the Performers Clinic at Guys Hospital in London.

Dane routinely works with West End and international theatre productions, TV/Film actors, recording artists, transgender performers, and other vocal coaches/singing teachers who want to begin working as part of a Voice Clinic.

Please note: Dane does not accept clients for Vocal Rehabilitation who have not been seen in a Specialist Voice Clinic for diagnosis first.

Consultations are available in London, Manchester and online.

Services, therapies, and modalities
Music / arts / performance health, Paediatrics / children, Singers and professional voice users, Teaching / coaching / education, Technique / ergonomics / posture / instruments / props / equipment
Regions Covered
London, Central London, South East, Online/Telephone/Remote
Address
London / Guildford
Practitioner Name
Qualifications/registration
BAPAM VRC Competencies
Registration, insurance and DBS checks
Current professional registration, insurance and DBS confirmed
Information (Note: telephone numbers are available via BAPAM helpline)

All voice users suffer from ill health at some time. Jenevora works with singers who are recovering from injury, or just singers experiencing a problem with their voices. Her approach is always through the biopsychosocial lens; everything is connected and there is never one single cause for a voice issue. As a regular member of the team in an NHS multidisciplinary Voice Clinic, she has an ongoing understanding of vocal health and healing. Jenevora’s work is embedded within the multidisciplinary, holistic Voice Care Centre. The centre provides singers with joined-up treatment and care, working as a team to support the process of rehabilitation beyond just recovery. She is also a director of Vocal Health Education  providing professional training internationally in vocal health and rehabilitation. Jenevora spent many years working as a professional opera singer, this lived experience combined with her years of research and training give her a unique insight into the demands of the professional voice user.

Services, therapies, and modalities
Music / arts / performance health, Laryngoscopy / Nasendoscopy / Scope, NHS consultations (including Choose and Book), Paediatrics / children, Singers and professional voice users
Regions Covered
London, Central London, South London
Address
London, Lewisham / London Bridge
Practitioner Name
Qualifications/registration
BSc (hons), MBBS, MRCS (Ed), DO-HNS, FRCS (ORL-HNS), MD
Registration, insurance and DBS checks
Current professional registration, insurance and DBS status unconfirmed - we advise you to check these details with this practitioner
Information (Note: telephone numbers are available via BAPAM helpline)

Laryngology - voice assessment, voice surgery. Worked with over 1000 professional voice users of all types. Experience dealing with: Inflammatory: reflux, systemic conditions. Vocal fold lesions: cysts, polyps, nodules, scars, sulci, mucosal bridge, granulomas. Neurological: vocal fold palsy, Parkinson's. Muscle Tension and Kinetic Chain imbalances affecting the voice. NHS Specialist Voice Clinic at Lewisham Hospital. Private appointments available at Lewisham and London Bridge Hospital. Mr Gibbins treats all aspects of general and paediatric ENT conditions. He also has an interest in thyroid, parathyroid and salivary gland surgery. BAPAM can provide further referral guidance 020 7404 8444 / info@bapam.org.uk

Services, therapies, and modalities
Music / arts / performance health, Singers and professional voice users
Regions Covered
London, Central London
Address
Westminster, London
Practitioner Name
Qualifications/registration
HCPC; RCSLT; Bachelor of Music (Jazz and Popular) 2013, Masters of Music Studies (Vocal Pedagogy) 2015, Masters of Speech Pathology 2019
Registration, insurance and DBS checks
Current professional registration, insurance and DBS confirmed
Information (Note: telephone numbers are available via BAPAM helpline)
Elissa Jane Finn is a Speech and Language Therapist and singer originally from Brisbane, Australia. Elissa has experience working with clients with voice and upper airway symptoms and a specialist interest in working with singers, teachers and occupational voice users. In addition to her Speech and Language training, Elissa has tertiary qualifications in contemporary singing voice performance and pedagogy and taught singing to children and adults. Experiencing her own voice difficulties as a young performer also means that she understands the physical and emotional challenges of living with a voice problem as a professional singer.
Currently working both privately as part of the team at Voice Care Centre, and in the NHS providing care to clients with a range of communication and swallowing difficulties, Elissa enjoys exploring the social, physical and emotional factors which impact voice and general wellbeing. Other areas of interests include principles of skill acquisition and building relationships between Speech and Language Therapists and Singing Voice Teacher communities.
Elissa can help with issues relating to voice disorders, voice problems and singing technique difficulties. She provides voice assessment (auditory perceptual and acoustic analysis), and Speech & Language therapy for voice disorders.
Profession
Services, therapies, and modalities
Music / arts / performance health, Hearing
Regions Covered
London, Central London
Address
Regent's Park, Oxford Circus
Practitioner Name
Qualifications/registration
MSc Audiology with Clinical Placement, University of Southampton, 2016-2018, BSc Acoustics and Music, University of Southampton, 2013-2016
Registration, insurance and DBS checks
Current professional registration, insurance and DBS confirmed
Information (Note: telephone numbers are available via BAPAM helpline)

Fiona Butterworth is a senior clinical audiologist and hearing aid dispenser. She studied at the Institute of Sound and Vibration Research (part of the University of Southampton), completing a joint honours undergraduate degree in acoustical engineering and music before starting her masters in audiology. She has a varied clinical workload including selection, fitting and fine tuning of hearing technology specifically for musicians.

Keeping up her musical endeavours in her spare time, Fiona is keen to use her own experiences to inform her work, and is continually broadening her understanding of how hearing, hearing aids, and music are linked. Fiona has given presentations to several London orchestras and organisations in addition to speaking at a number of conferences, raising awareness and educating on the importance of using hearing protection within all musical environments.

Fiona provides hearing tests and other diagnostic testing, wax removal, hearing aid assessments, hearing aid fittings and follow ups, hearing protection. She can help with issues relating to hearing loss, wax removal, noise exposure and provision of hearing protection, tinnitus, and diplacusis.

Profession
Services, therapies, and modalities
Music / arts / performance health, Hearing
Regions Covered
North West
Address
Didsbury, Stockport, Manchester
Practitioner Name
Qualifications/registration
Audiology First Class Hons BSc - 2007; BAA, HCPC, RCCP
Registration, insurance and DBS checks
Current professional registration, insurance and DBS confirmed
Information (Note: telephone numbers are available via BAPAM helpline)

Hafiza Choonara is a senior audiologist with almost twenty years of experience in the NHS and private sector. She helps musicians, creators and performers with a variety of issues related to hearing loss, tinnitus, vertigo, hearing aids and earplugs. Hafiza has a passion for ear health and the latest hearing aid technology. She provides hearing assessments, tinnitus and vestibular rehabilitation, microsuction ear wax removal and ear protection.

 

 

 

Profession
Services, therapies, and modalities
Music / arts / performance health, Hearing, Neurodiversity / learning difference or disability, Teaching / coaching / education
Regions Covered
London, Central London
Information (Note: telephone numbers are available via BAPAM helpline)

Harley Street Hearing / Musicians' Hearing Services have many years' experience supporting all performers and those working in the performing arts with their hearing, and they run the Musicians' Hearing Health Scheme. They help with issues relating to hearing loss, wax removal, noise exposure and provision of hearing protection, tinnitus, and diplacusis. The senior team include BAPAM-registered Audiologists Fiona Butterworth and Paul Checkley. Discounted fees are available to BAPAM patients, MU, BECTU and ISM members.

Available services include: 

  • Hearing tests
  • Wax removal
  • Assessment, testing and management of Auditory Processing Disorder
  • Hearing aid assessments, fittings, follow ups and appropriate management of devices
  • Hearing Therapy Assessment and management/rehabilitation (including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy - CBT)
  • Diagnostic testing of auditory issues
  • Diagnostic testing and management/rehabilitation of vestibular issues
  • Hearing protection and In Ear monitors
  • Musicians' Hearing Health Scheme (with Help Musicians, Musicians' Union and ISM)
  • Hearing Health Education (workshops and presentations)

About Companies and Group Practices Listed on the BAPAM Directory

Profession
Services, therapies, and modalities
Music / arts / performance health, LMT Laryngeal Manual Therapy / Vocal Massage
Regions Covered
Central London, Wales
Address
Cowbridge - Wales, Marylebone - London
Practitioner Name
Qualifications/registration
Estill Voice Master Teacher - 2013, B.Tec-Level 5-Soft Tissue Therapy LSSM (London, 2015), Additional Specialist Training, Osteopathic Techniques for LMT with Jacob Lieberman, Myofascial Release for Voice - Walt Fritz, Advanced Myofacial Release - Alex Fugallo form LSSM
Registration, insurance and DBS checks
Current professional registration, insurance and DBS confirmed
Information (Note: telephone numbers are available via BAPAM helpline)

Ian Nicholas is a Soft Tissue Therapist and highly experienced singer and singing teacher with a special interest in voice rehabilitation and vocal massage. As an experienced Estill Master Trainer (EMT), Ian was the first practitioner in the UK to hold both the EMT and the UK’s highest qualification in Soft Tissue Therapy. Ian combines voice training exercises and Laryngeal Manual Therapy (LMT), pioneering an integrated model for the treatment and rehabilitation of Muscle Tension Dysphonia and other issues. He works as part of a Multidisciplinary Voice Clinic team in South Wales, and also works closely with senior laryngeal surgeons in London.

He lectures in Singing at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, and was formerly a Vocal Tutor at the Faculty of Musical Theatre at Mountview, London. He has been a visiting or guest lecturer at Arts Ed, Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, Sibelius Academy, Helsinki and The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. Ian holds an Honours Degree in Music from Goldsmiths College, University of London.

Ian is extensively involved with the recording industry, preparing singers for major tours, and coaching in the recording studio. His clients work within Musical Theatre and in Contemporary Commercial Music.  He works at How The Voice Works, and supports individual singers in productions at the Helsinki City Theatre.  As an experienced choral performer and conductor, Ian has outstanding ensemble teaching skills and gives workshops and classes to theatre companies and choirs including recently working with Theatre Vanemuise, Estonia on their production of Sister Act.

Profession
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
London, Central London, Scotland, South East
Address
Glasgow, Seaford, London
Practitioner Name
Qualifications/registration
Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy 2018; Certificate in Vocal Health First Aid 2020; Certificate in Advance Vocal Anatomy and Vocal Health Theory 2019; Certificate in Vocal Massage & Manual therapy 2019; Certificate in Laryngeal Manipulation 2019; Certificate in Voice Release Massage 2018; FHT
Registration, insurance and DBS checks
Current professional registration, insurance and DBS confirmed
Information (Note: telephone numbers are available via BAPAM helpline)

Kate Valentine is a Sports Massage Therapist who works extensively with singers and professional voice users, specialising in vocal massage, laryngeal manual therapy, vocal health, and injury prevention. Whilst enjoying a successful career as a principal artist on the international operatic stage Kate sustained a vocal injury which defined her career and sparked her fascination with vocal health, rehabilitation, and the long-term benefits of manual therapy for voice.

Kate runs her own practice in Seaford, East Sussex and manages a busy client list including English National Opera, the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Scottish Opera, Glyndebourne Festival Opera, and The Dunedin Consort. She also works with two multidisciplinary teams: the Voice Care Centre (London) and Clyde Consulting Rooms (Glasgow).

Kate is a passionate ambassador for vocal health. "It is my mission to help remove the mystery and stigma surrounding vocal wellbeing and injury, and to provide a safe space to help you with your journey – whichever part of that journey you are on".

Kate offers services in Vocal Massage, Manual Therapy for Voice & Swallowing disorders, Laryngeal Manipulation, Myofascial Therapy, VoiceRelease Massage and Sports Massage Therapy. She can help with issues relating to relieving postoperative and post viral tension, globus pharyngeus/globus hystericus (a sense of a ‘lump’ in the throat), muscle tension dysphonia, improving vocal function, alleviating acid reflux symptoms, releasing emotional tension, improving vocal stamina, range and flexibility, freeing up the breathing mechanism, jaw and tongue root tension, releasing muscles which have been overcompensating, performance anxiety, vocal pacing, vocal health advice and injury prevention.

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
Information (Note: telephone numbers are available via BAPAM helpline)

Krystina Stanway 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, North Ferriby, Anlaby, 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
Current professional registration, insurance and DBS confirmed
Information (Note: telephone numbers are available via BAPAM helpline)

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.

Profession
Services, therapies, and modalities
LMT Laryngeal Manual Therapy / Vocal Massage, Singers and professional voice users, Teaching / coaching / education
Regions Covered
South East
Address
Oxford
Practitioner Name
Qualifications/registration
BA in Drama, the University of Virginia, May 2018, MA in Music Theatre, the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, September 2019, Vocal Health First Aid, Vocal Health Education, July 2020, Diploma in Holistic and Deep Tissue Massage, Jing Advanced Massage Training, April 2021, Certificate in Vocal Massage and Laryngeal Manipulation, April 2021, Certificate in Advanced Clinical Massage, Jing Advanced Massage Training, September 2022
Registration, insurance and DBS checks
Current professional registration, insurance and DBS confirmed
Information (Note: telephone numbers are available via BAPAM helpline)

Lydia Flock (she/her) is a massage therapist, vocal coach, and published researcher. She was endorsed for the prestigious Global Talent Visa (under Exceptional Promise Criteria) by Arts Council England. She has published research in the peer-reviewed academic journals Voice and Speech Review and the Journal of Singing (in press). Her latest research is titled 'Developing a Vocal Manual Therapy Intervention for the Treatment of Laryngopharyngeal Reflux in Professional Voice Users: A Pilot Study of Two Elite Singers'. 

She holds an MA in Music Theatre from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama and a BA in Drama from the University of Virginia (with honours). She also trained at Ithaca College’s BFA Musical Theatre programme. Lydia qualified as a Holistic & Deep Tissue massage therapist with Jing Advanced Massage Training and specialises in Vocal Massage & Laryngeal Manipulation. She is the founder of her private voice coaching company, Flockstars Coaching and works as a vocal massage therapist at the Voice Care Centre in London. Lydia highly values continued professional development and is in the process of completing her Certificate in Advanced Clinical Massage with Jing Advanced Massage Training (exp. 2022).

Lydia works with vocalists, actors, singers, speakers, and patients with any musculoskeletal voice-related issues, such as globus pharyngeus or a sense of a ‘lump’ in the throat, freeing up belt voice quality, muscle tension dysphonia, laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR) symptoms, loss of range or smooth transitions between vocal registers, difficulty swallowing or swallowing disorders, jaw and tongue root tension (including TMJ), vocal tiredness or fatigue. Lydia also offers assessments in manual therapy, myofascial release, advanced stretching techniques, laryngeal manipulation and self-care exercises.

Services, therapies, and modalities
Music / arts / performance health, Breathing techniques, LMT Laryngeal Manual Therapy / Vocal Massage, Singers and professional voice users, Technique / ergonomics / posture / instruments / props / equipment
Regions Covered
London, Central London, South East, Online/Telephone/Remote
Address
London, Westminster
Practitioner Name
Qualifications/registration
BSc Speech and Language Therapy - Reading University 2015, Buteyko Breathing Association adult training certificate - Jan 2023
Registration, insurance and DBS checks
Current professional registration, insurance and DBS confirmed
Information (Note: telephone numbers are available via BAPAM helpline)

Lydia Hart is a specialist Speech and Language Therapist, working in the field of Voice and Upper Airway. She works with people experiencing difficulties with their speaking or other throat symptoms, and has particular expertise helping singers, vocalists, actors and voice over artists.

Lydia works for the NHS including the Joint Voice Clinic at Wexham Park Hospital, with leading laryngologist Declan Costello, and privately at the Voice Care Centre. This involves assessment and management of a range of voice disorders, from muscle tension dysphonia to vocal cord paralysis.

Lydia is dedicated to developing her knowledge and experience in fields outside of Speech and Language Therapy, in order to provide holistic, biopsychosocial care. She is currently undertaking a Diploma in hypnotherapy, and has undertaken training in manual therapy for singers and professional voice users. She is experienced in breath work, including training in Buteyko Breathing Method, and is also undertaking training in Reiki.

Lydia can help with issues relating to dysphonia or aphonia of any structural or functional origin, singing voice issues, laryngeal hypersensitivity, chronic cough, globus, throat clearing, nasal airway issues, dysfunctional breathing, breathlessness and poor breath control. She offers video assessment and treatment sessions for speech therapy and in person assessment for manual therapy/vocal massage.

Profession
Services, therapies, and modalities
Music / arts / performance health, Hearing
Regions Covered
North East, Yorkshire and Humberside, Online/Telephone/Remote
Address
Barnard Castle, Country Durham / Newcastle / Middlesbrough
Practitioner Name
Qualifications/registration
BSc Audiology, Cert Cognitive Tinnitus Therapy, Cert Microsuction Earwax Removal, HCPC, RCCP
Registration, insurance and DBS checks
Current professional registration, insurance and DBS confirmed
Information (Note: telephone numbers are available via BAPAM helpline)

Mr Conor Boland is an experienced audiologist who helps musicians and performers with hearing loss and tinnitus. Conor also runs a record label and plays guitar and has a thorough understanding of performance professionals' hearing needs. Can provide hearing tests, in ear monitors, tinnitus therapy, earwax removal and advice on hearing protection and hearing aids.

Services, therapies, and modalities
Music / arts / performance health, Laryngoscopy / Nasendoscopy / Scope, NHS consultations (including Choose and Book), Singers and professional voice users
Regions Covered
London, Central London, South East
Address
London Marylebone / Slough
Practitioner Name
Qualifications/registration
MA, MBBS, FRCS (ORL-HNS)
Registration, insurance and DBS checks
Current professional registration, insurance and DBS status unconfirmed - we advise you to check these details with this practitioner
Information (Note: telephone numbers are available via BAPAM helpline)

Mr Declan Costello is a highly experienced consultant laryngologist with extensive expertise in treating all aspects of voice disorders and hoarseness from vocal cord nodules and cysts to polyps, papilloma, vocal cord paralysis and spasmodic dysphonia. As a singer himself, he has a particular interest in treating voice disorders in performers. He is also one of the leading exponents of local anaesthetic laryngeal procedures, which can be particularly beneficial for patients with vocal fold paralysis. He regularly runs workshops for singers and performers on voice health and anatomy. NHS Voice Clinic in Slough at Wexham Park Hospital. Private appointments at King Edward VII's Hospital, London.

Services, therapies, and modalities
Music / arts / performance health, Laryngoscopy / Nasendoscopy / Scope, NHS consultations (including Choose and Book), Scans / diagnostic imaging, Singers and professional voice users, Surgery
Regions Covered
London, Central London
Address
NHS: Royal ENT & Eastman Dental Hospitals / Private: Harley Street, Central London
Practitioner Name
Qualifications/registration
MD FACS FRCS / GMC
Registration, insurance and DBS checks
Current professional registration, insurance and DBS confirmed
Information (Note: telephone numbers are available via BAPAM helpline)

Mr John Rubin, MD FACS FRCS is a consultant ear, nose and throat surgeon at The Royal ENT & Eastman Dental Hospitals, a part of The University College London Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. He is highly experienced in assessing and treating professional and elite voice users and singers in the specialist voice clinic. Voice assessment includes Laryngoscopy and Stroboscopy. He works closely with a multidisciplinary clinical team including Speech and Language Therapists, Osteopaths and Physiotherapists.

He is honorary consultant ENT surgeon at the National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery, also a part of the University College London Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, where he co-chairs the voice and swallowing unit with Dr Ruth Epstein. He is also honorary Associate Professor, Department of Targeted Intervention, University College London and Honorary Visiting Professor, School of Health Sciences, City, University of London. He is previous Assistant Treasurer (2010-2013) and Treasurer (2013-2016), of ENT UK.

Mr Rubin’s particular interests lie in voice disorders and laryngeal surgery. He has written extensively, including several books, numerous articles and chapters, and regularly lectures on voice-related topics. Mr. Rubin has served in multiple capacities on many international editorial and scientific boards and committees.

Mr Rubin is a previous president of the Collegium Medicorum Theatri (2009-2012 term) and is a founding member of the European Academy of Voice. He is a previous president of the British Voice Association, from whom he was made an Honorary Fellow of the BVA in September 2022. He is also a member of the British Laryngological Association.

NHS referrals can be made by GPs to Mr John Rubin via UCLH using the eRS .

Private consultations are available at 17 Harley Street (contact details provided above).

Services, therapies, and modalities
Music / arts / performance health, Laryngoscopy / Nasendoscopy / Scope, NHS consultations (including Choose and Book), Singers and professional voice users
Regions Covered
London, Central London
Address
London, Bloomsbury
Practitioner Name
Qualifications/registration
MA, MB MCh, MRCS, DOHNS, PhD, FRCS
Registration, insurance and DBS checks
Current professional registration, insurance and DBS confirmed
Information (Note: telephone numbers are available via BAPAM helpline)

Mr Jonathan Fishman is a consultant ENT surgeon working at the Royal National ENT and Eastman Dental Hospitals, and privately via www.londonvoicedoctor.co.uk. He has worked with many professional voice users e.g. musical theatre and opera singers presenting with hoarseness and voice disorders.

He graduated with a triple first class honours degree in pre-clinical medicine from the University of Cambridge and completed his clinical training at the University of Oxford.

He completed his higher surgical training in both London and Oxford. During his training he was awarded a PhD from University College London.

He has received numerous awards, grants, prizes and research fellowships and has published widely in the field of ENT. He has lectured both nationally and internationally and has organised and chaired sessions at National, European and International meetings. He is senior editor for the Journal of Laryngology and Otology, a current leading UK ENT journal, established in 1887.

He has a sub-specialty interest in laryngology. He is an elected member of the Council of the British Laryngological Association, a council member of the British Voice Association and an executive council member and scientific committee member of the European Laryngological Society.

Profession
Services, therapies, and modalities
Music / arts / performance health, Hearing
Regions Covered
London, Central London, South East, Online/Telephone/Remote
Address
London, Marylebone
Practitioner Name
Qualifications/registration
MSc Audiology, RHAD, MSHAA
Registration, insurance and DBS checks
Current professional registration, insurance and DBS confirmed
Information (Note: telephone numbers are available via BAPAM helpline)

Paul Checkley is an expert in hearing instrument technology and audiological rehabilitation. He is a registered ear care practitioner and registered hearing aid dispenser. Paul is the lead clinician at Musicians Hearing Services/Harley Street Hearing and is very experienced helping musicians, singers and performance professionals with hearing loss and tinnitus. Musicians Hearing Services provide consultations and support around the UK.

Services, therapies, and modalities
Music / arts / performance health, Laryngoscopy / Nasendoscopy / Scope, NHS consultations (including Choose and Book), Singers and professional voice users
Regions Covered
Scotland
Address
Fife
Practitioner Name
Qualifications/registration
GMC; BSc - 2005, MBChB (Hons) - 2008; MRCS - 2012; Diploma of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery - 2012; MD - 2018; FRCS ORL-HNS - 2020; Laryngology fellowship training - 2021-22
Registration, insurance and DBS checks
Current professional registration, insurance and DBS confirmed
Information (Note: telephone numbers are available via BAPAM helpline)

Mr Richard Steven is an NHS Ear, Nose and Throat Consultant and Laryngologist leading the multidisciplinary voice service at Victoria Hospital, Fife, which provides assessment, diagnosis and management for voice and airway disorders. He has regularly seen patients from the performing arts during his specialist training and work with NHS voice clinic teams and understands the importance of specialist clinical assessment and care for singers and professional voice users. He works closely with Speech and Language Therapy and Vocal Coach colleagues. Mr Steven can accept NHS referrals from anywhere in Scotland.

More information and contact details available from BAPAM.

Services, therapies, and modalities
Music / arts / performance health, Hearing, Laryngoscopy / Nasendoscopy / Scope, NHS consultations (including Choose and Book), Paediatrics / children, Scans / diagnostic imaging, Singers and professional voice users, Surgery, Teaching / coaching / education
Regions Covered
London, Central London, North West, Online/Telephone/Remote
Address
London
Practitioner Name
Qualifications/registration
MBBS, DLO, MSc Voice Research, FRCS (ORL-HN), PGCertMed
Registration, insurance and DBS checks
Current professional registration, insurance and DBS confirmed
Information (Note: telephone numbers are available via BAPAM helpline)

Mr Yakubu Karagama is a highly qualified Ear, Nose and Throat consultant and Laryngologist working in the NHS and privately at HCA The Shard London, BMI Blackheath Hospital London and BMI Alexandra Hospital in Manchester. His NHS Practice is at Guy's and St Thomas Hospital London where he leads the multidisciplinary specialist voice clinic.  He specialises in general adult and children Ear, Nose and Throat problems but in addition he has a special interest in professional voice problems, nasal and sinus problems. He is the founder and course director for London and Manchester Phonosurgery course, is keen in voice research and obtained an MSc in Advance Voice Research at the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne in 2005.

Mr Karagama is highly experienced in working with professional singers and voice users. He can provide vocal health assessments including laryngoscopy examinations. He has treated vocal cord nodules/haemorrhage / paralysis / cyst / polyps / fatigue / inflammation/laryngitis / scar and sulcus / muscle tension.  He also treats patients with reflux / tonsillitis / sinusitis / nasal blockage and with treatment of voice disorders and diseases of ear, nose and throat.

Mr Yakubu Karagama has presented his research and won prizes at national and international conferences, including the North of England Otolaryngological Society, the Royal Society of Medicine and the British Association Conference of Otolaryngologists (BACO). He has authored and co-authored over 50 publications, is a visiting Senior Lecturer at King's College, London. He was Secretary of the British Laryngological Association. He is also an Honorary Fellow at the Royal Northern College of Music Manchester.

Services, therapies, and modalities
Music / arts / performance health, Hearing, Laryngoscopy / Nasendoscopy / Scope, NHS consultations (including Choose and Book), Singers and professional voice users
Regions Covered
London, Central London, South East
Address
London, Marylebone
Practitioner Name
Qualifications/registration
BSc MD FRCS ORL-HNS
Registration, insurance and DBS checks
Current professional registration, insurance and DBS status unconfirmed - we advise you to check these details with this practitioner
Information (Note: telephone numbers are available via BAPAM helpline)

Mrs Jaan Panesar is a specialist in Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery. Services include laryngoscopy examination of vocal cords and hearing tests. Sees many professional voice users at the Harley Street Clinic and is an NHS Consultant at Luton and Dunstable University Hospital. Performers please contact via BAPAM.

Services, therapies, and modalities
Music / arts / performance health, Singers and professional voice users
Regions Covered
South East, Online/Telephone/Remote
Address
Lewes, Newhaven, Brighton, Online
Practitioner Name
Qualifications/registration
HCPC; RCSLT; B.Sc. Hons in Language and Communication Science, City University, London, July 2000, Certificate with Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT) to practice as Speech and Language Therapist (SLT), July 2000, Postgraduate certificate in Mindfulness Studies, Aberdeen University, 2012, Teacher training in mindfulness with Mindfulness Association, 2017
Registration, insurance and DBS checks
Current professional registration, insurance and DBS confirmed
Information (Note: telephone numbers are available via BAPAM helpline)

Pemma Ashdown is a voice specialist Speech and Language with extensive experience working with singers and professional voice users. Pemma´s approach and ethos is as holistic, integrated and embodied as possible, working with each individual's strengths to improve vocal quality and health whilst developing wellbeing. Pemma has additional training in Mindfulness for singers and for musicians which she draws on when appropriate. She works with a range of intervention approaches including supporting breath work, de-constriction exercises, posture, alignment. She is experienced in working with transgender and non-binary voice and communication with people who are going through their transition process.

Pemma is also a singer, songwriter and musician and knows from experience how challenging it can sometimes be to have your vocal instrument in top condition. From an early age she has been inspired by singing, music and the benefits these bring. Her own journey to overcome vocal challenges in her early twenties was the catalyst to embarking on a degree course in speech and language therapy.

She has been a Speech and Language Therapist since 2000, graduating from City University London in Clinical Communication Studies/Speech and Language Therapy. Wishing to deepen her integrated approach to voice intervention, in 2010 to 2012 she completed training in a postgraduate course in Mindfulness from Aberdeen University. She has also trained with the Mindfulness Association. She is interested in the art and science of voice and wellbeing, and maintains an interest in continually learning about this.

Pemma has a wealth of experience in improving people’s voices and rehabilitating vocal difficulties and problems. For many years she was the Specialist Voice Speech and Language therapist in Tunbridge Wells NHS, and has worked in the NHS and with independent clients for many years.

Services, therapies, and modalities
Singers and professional voice users
Regions Covered
London, Central London, Online/Telephone/Remote
Address
Marylebone, London
Practitioner Name
Qualifications/registration
Diploma Speech Therapy 1984; MSc Speech Therapy 1994.
Registration, insurance and DBS checks
Current professional registration, insurance and DBS confirmed
Information (Note: telephone numbers are available via BAPAM helpline)

Philippa Ratcliffe is an experienced speech therapist working privately and with the NHS. She has worked extensively with singers, comedians, broadcasters, voice over artists, and other performers from musical theatre, opera and rap. She can help with issues relating to muscle tension dysphonia, palsy, oedema, spasmodic dysphonia (SD), Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (EDS), papilloma, chronic cough and others.

Patient referrals have to come from an ENT surgeon having viewed the larynx first. NHS referrals may be made via the GP to UCLH's ENT voice centre and then if the ENT refers on to SLT they will be seen by that service. However, it is not possible to request a specific clinician within the UCLH SLT team.

Services, therapies, and modalities
Music / arts / performance health, Circus health, Dance medicine and healthcare, Exercise, LMT Laryngeal Manual Therapy / Vocal Massage, Singers and professional voice users, Technique / ergonomics / posture / instruments / props / equipment
Regions Covered
London, Central London, North London, Online/Telephone/Remote
Address
London, Belsize Park
Practitioner Name
Information (Note: telephone numbers are available via BAPAM helpline)

Physio Ed Medical was established in 2004 to provide professional physiotherapy services to the general public and entertainment industry. The clinic specialises in manual therapy techniques which optimise and accelerate injury recovery.

A large gym and rehabilitation space are available for specialist rehabilitation needs.

Specialist physiotherapy services are provided for all dance, sport and general musculoskeletal injuries. Physio Ed Medical are renowned for their work with the entertainment industry, particularly stage, music and television, and for vocal physiotherapy for both professional and amateur voice users.

About Companies and Group Practices listed on the BAPAM Directory

Services, therapies, and modalities
Music / arts / performance health, Laryngoscopy / Nasendoscopy / Scope, NHS consultations (including Choose and Book), Paediatrics / children, Scans / diagnostic imaging, Singers and professional voice users, Surgery
Regions Covered
London, Central London, Online/Telephone/Remote
Address
Harley Street, London
Practitioner Name
Qualifications/registration
MBBS FRCS (CSiG) FRCS (Otol.) FRCS (ORL-HNS) MD (Res) / GMC
Registration, insurance and DBS checks
Current professional registration, insurance and DBS confirmed
Information (Note: telephone numbers are available via BAPAM helpline)

Professor Gurpreet (Guri) Sandhu is a Consultant ENT (Ear, Nose and Throat) Surgeon in London based at Charing Cross Hospital (NHS + private consultations) and Harley ENT practice (contact details above). He is an Honorary Senior Lecturer in ENT Surgery at Imperial College and University College, London.

He has a special interest in professional and elite voice users and performers and is ENT surgeon to the Royal Society of Musicians.

Guri Sandhu graduated from the University of London in 1990 having trained in medicine at The Royal London Hospital. Mr Sandhu’s early surgical training included General Surgery, Neurosurgery and Plastic Surgery. As a Registrar he trained in General ENT principally at The Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital (RNTNE) and Paediatric ENT at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children. He also undertook a fellowship to the USA, visiting the Cleveland Clinic and Columbia University, concentrating on Airway and Voice problems.

Professor Sandhu has a practice in general ENT in adults and children. He is a pioneer and leading authority in the management of patients with airway (laryngotracheal) stenosis and patients with tracheostomies. He also has a special interest in:

All aspects of Voice problems from the elite performer to gender dysphoria
Head and Neck Surgery (including minimally invasive laser resection of tumours)
Management of swallowing difficulties
Snoring and sleep related breathing disorders
Hearing and Balance problems
Minimally invasive laser microsurgery

Professor Sandhu lectures nationally and internationally. He has written several book chapters and has over seventy peer-reviewed papers published. He also regularly teaches medical colleagues on Postgraduate Courses at RNTNE, The Royal College of Surgeons and Charing Cross Hospital. He has been Vice President for the Section of Laryngology and Rhinology and also a Committee Member for the Section of Sleep Medicine, both at The Royal Society of Medicine. He is also ENT surgeon to the Royal Society of Musicians.

Professional memberships
British Association of Otolaryngologists
British Voice Association
Royal Society of Medicine
Difficult Airway Society
American Laryngological Association

NHS GPs can refer patients to Professor Sandhu at Charing Cross Hospital. Private consultations are also available at Charing Cross.

Profession
Services, therapies, and modalities
Music / arts / performance health, Hearing
Regions Covered
East, Online/Telephone/Remote
Address
Norfolk
Practitioner Name
Qualifications/registration
BAA BSHAA HCPC RCCP
Registration, insurance and DBS checks
Current professional registration, insurance and DBS status unconfirmed - we advise you to check these details with this practitioner
Information (Note: telephone numbers are available via BAPAM helpline)

Rob Shepheard is a Consultant Clinical Audiologist at Anglian Hearing Healthcare and Spire Norwich Hospital. He is an audiology advisor to BAPAM and co-author of the BAPAM/Healthy Conservatoires Guidance on Best Practice Hearing Conservation for Performers. Specialising in auditory health conservation, hearing protection, rehabilitation and tinnitus treatment for all in a music rich environment, he helps musicians and performance professionals manage and prevent conditions such as hearing loss, tinnitus and hyperacusis.

In this Healthy Conservatoires video, Rob discusses specialist audiology support for performers.

Profession
Services, therapies, and modalities
Music / arts / performance health, Jaw / temporomandibular joint (TMJ), LMT Laryngeal Manual Therapy / Vocal Massage, Singers and professional voice users, Teaching / coaching / education, Technique / ergonomics / posture / instruments / props / equipment
Regions Covered
London, Central London
Address
Westminster, London
Practitioner Name
Qualifications/registration
MA Voice Studies, Central School of Speech and Drama 2004, Certificate in Vocal Massage 2021, Advanced Clinical and Sports Massage Diploma 2024; CNHC
Registration, insurance and DBS checks
Current professional registration, insurance and DBS status unconfirmed - we advise you to check these details with this practitioner
Information (Note: telephone numbers are available via BAPAM helpline)

Robert Price is a vocal manual therapist and Advanced Clinical Massage Therapist who works with the multi disciplinary team at the Voice Care Centre. Robert has worked extensively in the professional theatre and at many of the most prestigious drama schools in Britain and Ireland, including Rada – where he held the senior post in voice – as well as Lamda, East 15, the Central School of Speech and Drama, Arts Ed, BADA, Rose Bruford and the Lir in Dublin. He holds a Masters Degree in Voice Studies from the Central School of Speech and Drama and was awarded a Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy for his work with voices in the British Conservatoire. He trained in Vocal Massage with Stephen King of The Voice Care Centre and has pursued post graduate training in Manual Therapy for Voice and Swallowing disorders with Walt Fritz. He is also a Jing Method Holistic and Deep Tissue Therapist and a Medical Acupuncturist. Robert has also been a professional actor and theatre director.

Robert specialises in working with singers from all styles along with actors and other elite voice users. He can help with issues relating to muscle tension dysphonia, globus pharyngeus, temporomandibular joint disorders and any conditions responsive to manual therapy. He also does work relating to chronic musculoskeletal problems including lower back and neck pain.

Robert offers trigger point therapy, deep tissue release and myofascial release type contact. He also offers a broad and eclectic range of touch therapies combined with voice work and self care.

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, Teaching / coaching / education, Technique / ergonomics / posture / instruments / props / equipment
Regions Covered
North West, Online/Telephone/Remote
Address
Liverpool, Manchester
Practitioner Name
Qualifications/registration
HCPC, RCSLT, BMedSci Speech Science - 2004
Registration, insurance and DBS checks
Current professional registration, insurance and DBS confirmed
Information (Note: telephone numbers are available via BAPAM helpline)

Sally Dennis is a registered Senior Specialist Speech and Language Therapist with clinical specialism in the field of Voice Disorders. She has particular interests in Voice Therapy and vocal rehabilitation for professional voice users (including singers, performers, actors and teachers). She has worked in the field for over 18 years and has expertise, knowledge and skill of supporting service users to achieve improvement or resolution to voice difficulties and associated symptoms of throat discomfort. She has extensive experience with working with creative professionals particularly over the last 10-12 years, including professional and student singers/performers and actors including commercial, soap opera, and West End.

In her NHS role she is Clinical lead for Voice at Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, where she see's patients in a dedicated Performer and Professional voice user Clinic, with laryngoscopy and stroboscopy alongside an ENT Consultant with special interest in voice and a Vocal Rehabilitation Coach and Singing Specialist also present in the clinic. She also sees patients privately online and for face-face sessions in Liverpool and Manchester.

Sally can help with problems including:

Dysphonia / voice difficulties
Issues with vocal stamina or vocal fatigue
Issues with vocal projection
New issues and changes to vocal range
Muscle Tension Dysphonia
Vocal nodules
Vocal cysts and polyps
Post-op vocal rehabilitation
Vocal cord palsy

Therapies offered include:

Assessment of voice and factors influencing the presenting difficulties, including auditory perceptual analysis and laryngeal manual palpation and assessment of the extrinsic laryngeal musculature
Voice Therapy
Laryngeal Manual Therapy
SOVT (Semi Occluded Vocal Tract therapy)
Accent Method
Postural alignment
Optimising breath support for voice
Resonant Voice Therapy
Techniques to promote vocal stamina

Profession
Services, therapies, and modalities
Music / arts / performance health, LMT Laryngeal Manual Therapy / Vocal Massage, Singers and professional voice users, Teaching / coaching / education, Technique / ergonomics / posture / instruments / props / equipment
Regions Covered
Scotland
Address
Glasgow, Helensburgh
Practitioner Name
Qualifications/registration
ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Massage (2013), Vocal Health First Aider (2020), Vocal Habilitation Professional (2021), Counselling Skills for singing teachers level 3 (2023); CNHC
Registration, insurance and DBS checks
Current professional registration, insurance and DBS confirmed
Information (Note: telephone numbers are available via BAPAM helpline)

Siân Winstanley is a CNHC registered holistic massage therapist, professional singer and singing teacher whose work encapsulates mindfulness, performance technique, massage and rehab exercises. Siân works extensively with performers including professional and elite voice users who have been diagnosed with Muscle Tension Dysphonia (MTD) or require help in the use of their voice for work. She also works with musicians, actors, dancers, teachers and the general public. She is based Glasgow and Helensburgh and sees clients both in person and online. She works closely with multidisciplinary colleagues including Speech and Language Therapists and ENT Consultants. She has a wealth of experience of life as a performer and vocal care specialist, and is qualified to advise, treat and rehabilitate voice users with MTD, post-injury or post-surgery, in spoken and sung voice. Siân uses a holistic approach and works in a blame-free environment, believing injuries result from circumstance, not fault.

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
Information (Note: telephone numbers are available via BAPAM helpline)

Tori Burnay is a Voice Specialist Speech and Language Therapist who works extensively with 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.