Katie Western
Director & Speech and Language Therapist

Professional Experience

I qualified as a Speech and Language Therapist in 2008. After working in the NHS for 6 years I moved into the private sector. I have have postgraduate training and experience in working with people of all ages who stammer. I also work with children with speech sound difficulties and families with preschool children who have autism.

Professional Registrations

  • Health and Care Professionals Council (HCPC)

  • Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT)

  • Association of Speech and Language Therapists in Independent Practice (ASLTIP)

Additional Training

  • Paediatric Autism Communication Therapy

  • Palin Parent Child Interaction Therapy 

  • Lidcombe Program 

  • Swindon Fluency Packs

  • City Lit Adult Stammering Course

  • Camperdown Program

  • Picture Exchange Communication System 

  • Makaton

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Lorna McKirgan
Speech and Language Therapist BSc (Hons)

Professional Experience

After completing my Masters degree at University College London I began my career working with a range of both pre-school and primary school aged children in London.  Since moving to Warwickshire 18 years ago I have specialised in working with pre-school children with a range of communication difficulties. I have specialist skills in treating language delay and disorders, speech delay and disorders, early dysfluency, selective mutism, autism and other social communication difficulties.

Professional Registrations

  • Health and Care Professionals Council (HCPC)

  • Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT)

  • Association of Speech and Language Therapists in Independent Practice (ASLTIP)

Additional Training

  • SCERTS

  • Palin Parent Child Interaction Therapy 

  • Lidcombe Program

  • Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) 

  • Makaton

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