Annie studied BSc Occupational Therapy (hons) degree at the University of East Anglia graduating in 2005. She is an Accredited Advanced Therapist in Sensory Integration and Sensory Attachment Intervention, having completed modules with the University of Cardiff and Ulster. Annie is trained in Child Attachment and Play Assessment (CAPA), and the MIM, in addition to Therapressure (Wilbarger) and Halliwick Aquatic Therapy (swimming). Annie is an associate lecturer at the University of East Anglia (UEA).
Annie is heavily involved in Sensory Attachment research, and is currently exploring the role of Narrative Story Stems with adolescents.
Annie has professional experience working in a range of settings including Paediatrics, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services, and Forensic Psychiatry. Annie is passionate about helping children and young people regulate and develop their co-regulation skills with others.
My favourite place to visit is the beach.