Apex Ability Limited - Speech and Language Therapy / Speech Pathology / Life Coaching
ABOUT US
 
 
Apex Ability Limited prides itself on providing high quality Speech and Language Therapy, Paediatric Physiotherapy and Life Coaching services in London and Chesham (Buckinghamshire).  

Our vision is to support individuals in reaching their personal potential.
 
Apex Ability Limited has experienced speech and language therapists with a broad skill mix to meet every need, from babies through to aged care.  We provide speech and language therapy support/advice to individuals and groups regarding the following:
 
  • Pre-communication Skills
  • Non-verbal Communication
  • Speech Development (Articulation/Phonology)
  • Language Development
  • School-Aged Language/Literacy
  • English as a Second Language
  • Hearing Impairments
  • Cochlear Implants
  • Learning Difficulties
  • Social Communication
  • Complex Needs
  • Alternative & Augmentative Communication (High and Low Technology)
  • Autism
  • Syndromes
  • Stammer / Stutter
  • Voice
  • Degenerative Conditions
  • Stroke
  • Brain Injury
  • Dementia
  • Swallowing/Feeding
 
 
Our Speech & Language Therapists have additional skills in:
 
 
Cressida Gale-Ester
Psychology BSc, Speech & Language Therapy PGDip., Cert. MRCSLT
Associate Speech and Language Therapist

Cressida has been working with Apex Ability Limited since June 2013.  She supports children and adults with speech, language and communication difficulties in both central London and Chesham (Buckinghamshire).  

Cressida has additional skills in PROMPT, Makaton, PECS, Talk Tools, Solution Focused Therapy, working with adults who stammer, the Lidcombe Program, Cued Articulation and a range of low and high tech AAC systems.  

Cressida is highly regarded by clients and a valued member of the team.  She possesses a genuine warmth, which, combined with excellent clinical skills, makes her an effective therapist.  
 

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Claire Bolton
B.Sp.Path.(Hons) MSPAA CPSP, Cert. MRCSLT, MASLTIP,JP (Qual. Australia)
Certificate IV in Life Coaching
 
Founder & Managing Director
Churchill Fellow of 2012
Senior Speech and Language Therapist / Speech Pathologist
Life Coach
 
 
In February 2012 Claire was awarded a Winston Churchill Travelling Fellowship to visit Canada and U.S.A. to learn more about how music can be used within speech and language therapy particularly following brain injuries/stroke.  Back in London, Claire now works collaboratively with Music Therapists.
 
Claire is an experienced Speech & Language Therapist / Speech Pathologist / Life Coach who has worked and travelled in both Australia and the UK (currently based in London).  She has been in specialist roles with both adults and children and provides supervision to other Speech & Language Therapists.
 
Claire is passionate about her profession.  She gains pleasure from encouraging others to improve to the best of their ability and reach their full potential. This is reflected in her own academic and community service achievements over the years.
 
Dysphagia (Swallowing Disorders) is one of Claire's speech pathology specialisations and she has worked in hospital and community settings with premature babies through to adults and the elderly. 
 
With a musical background, Claire is interested in exploring the benefits to clients when music therapists join speech therapy sessions (and vice versa).  Claire has attended international music therapy conferences and liaises with a worldwide network of music therapy and speech therapy professionals.
 
As a choral singer, Claire has gained specialist skills as a voice therapist, working with professional voice users (including teachers, sports coaches, radio announcers, call centre staff and singers).
 
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10 Harley Street, Marylebone, London W1G 9PF, UK 
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