Patricia de Guzmann

Patricia de Guzmann

BSc (Psychology), MSLTPrac, MRCSLT, MHCPC

Patricia qualified as a Speech Language Therapist in 2014 at the University of Auckland, New Zealand and specialises in paediatrics. Patricia works with children of all ages across a range of settings including clinics, mainstream schools, special schools and within the home. Patricia works part-time for the National Health Service.

Collaborative practice and family-centred care is a core element of Patricia's practice. Coaching and interprofessional collaboration are embedded in Patricia's assessments and interventions.

Patricia has experience working with children with low - profound communication and eating & drinking needs with a variety of diagnoses/developmental conditions such as Down Syndrome, Autism Spectrum Condition, Developmental Language Disorder and Cerebral Palsy.

Patricia employs a strength-based approach and has experience working with children with the following needs:

social communication

fluency / stammering

speech sounds