Katie Masters

About Katie

Katie Masters Katie trained at University College London and qualified as a Speech And Language Therapist with a MSc in Speech and Language Pathology and Therapy in 1999. Prior to this she obtained a BA (Hons) in Human Communcation and Linguistics at Manchester University.

Katie has worked in the National Health Service since 1999. She has wide experience of working with children of all ages with speech and language disorders and has specialist experience in working within a secondary school language unit for children with specific language impairment. She is trained in the Hanen approach to treating children with developmental language difficulties as well as running parent programmes.

Katie also has extensive experience working with adults with acquired neurological disorders in both the acute hospital and community settings. She has also provided services to nursing homes. She has particular experience in providing intensive rehabilitation to patients with dysphasia and has participated in teaching on seminars in rehabilitation as well as training other professionals. She has also run carer groups.

Currently she takes a leading role in coordinating and running yearly Basic Training in Dysphagia seminars for newly qualified Speech and Language Therapists. She is also one of the few British Speech and Language Therapists who is trained to run the Lee Silverman Voice Therapy program for patients with Parkinsons disease.

Katie continues to work part-time for the National Health Service as well as independently.

Katie believes in making therapy fun and functional.