With a 15 year career in health and social care Kirstie has held a variety of roles supporting people to live safe, well and fulfilled lives in the community. As an occupational therapist Kirstie has experience of complex moving & handling, equipment provision, minor adaptation and works particularly within elderly mental health addressing issues in cognitive impairment.

A champion for occupational therapy in diverse areas and accessible forms of continuous professional development, Kirstie frequently delivers guest lectures, CPD sessions, conference presentations & consultancy across the country.  Kirstie is an accomplished writer having been published in peer reviewed journals, magazines & other professional publications, writing on topics from technology, gaming and sport for well-being, and the use of social media within occupational therapy.

Kirstie is HCPC Registered, the current Vice Chair of the Royal College of Occupational Therapist West Midlands Region & working on a number of projects with the Royal College and other organisations to support the progression and development of the profession.