Since qualifying in Physiotherapy at Sheffield University (1998), Eleanor has worked extensively in neurology, acquired brain injury and vestibular rehabilitation – both in the NHS and working in independent practice from 2001. Eleanor has a specialist interest in mild traumatic brain injury, complex vestibular and balance problems, and post-concussion syndrome.  Eleanor has worked in catastrophic … Read more

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Clare qualified from University College London with an MSc in Speech and Language Sciences in 2005. Since qualifying, Clare has principally specialised in working with adults across the life span with complex communication and swallowing needs arising from acquired and progressive neurological conditions. She has also developed highly specialist skills working with adults with organic … Read more

Sarah is a Clinical Psychologist who specialises in Neuropsychology. She brings skills in cognitive assessment, goal-focussed rehabilitation and psychological therapy for clients with acquired brain injury, stroke and neurological conditions. Sarah works collaboratively with each person to develop an understanding of their difficulties, identify meaningful goals and promote psychological wellbeing. In addition to skills in … Read more


Alex is a clinical specialist working in Brain injury and Functional Neurological Disorder. Alex qualified in 2004 and has specialised in acquired brain injury rehabilitation since 2008. She currently splits her working role between independent work and the NHS.  Alex has extensive experience of working across the spectrum of brain injury, following the whole patient … Read more

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Erica is Clinical Specialist Occupational Therapist working in Brain Injury.  She is registered as an Occupational Therapist with the HCPC (regulatory body) and is a member of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists. Erica qualified as an Occupational Therapist in 2005 and since 2009 has been working with brain injury clients with complex physical, cognitive … Read more

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With over a decade of experience in the healthcare industry, in both clinical and non-clinical roles, Flo brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the role of Operations Manager at Arbor Neurorehabilitation Services. Flo has a unique perspective with experience including 999 Ambulance Emergency Call Taker, planning and scheduling in the ambulance service, Maternity … Read more

Dr Kesta Purt

Kesta is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist with specialist post-doctoral training in Neuropsychology. She is registered as a Practitioner Psychologist with the HCPC (regulatory body) and is a member of the Division of Neuropsychology within the British Psychological Society. With eighteen years of specialist brain injury experience, Kesta has worked across high dependency units, acute hospitals, … Read more

Joanna Harrison

Joanna qualified as an Occupational Therapist in 2007 from St Martin’s College in Lancaster and has experience working both in the NHS and private sector in general rehabilitation, orthopaedics and neurological rehabilitation.  Joanna can offer advice and support on aids and adaptations around a client’s home as well as cognitive rehabilitation therapy to help clients … Read more

Amie Hood

Amie is a fully qualified, HCPC registered Occupational Therapist who qualified from St Loyes School of Health Studies in 2006. Since qualifying Amie has gained over twelve years experience of working with people who have neurological conditions. Some of these conditions include strokes, acquired brain injuries, and long-term progressive conditions such as MS and MND. … Read more

Sarah Gibbin

Sarah is a Consultant Speech & Language Therapist with specialist post-graduate training in communication disorders post traumatic brain injury and acquired swallowing disorders (Masters level qualifications). Since qualifying in 2003 from University College London, Sarah has worked in a variety of settings including acute hospital wards, nursing homes, inpatient neurorehabilitation units, secure units for challenging … Read more