"The way we talk to our children becomes their inner voice"

Peggy O’Mara



I'm Jaclyn. I have been qualified as a Speech & Language Therapist, working in the NHS for 15 years. I work independently now, after taking a few years off to look after my children.


BA degree in Linguistics & Phonetics

MSc degree in Language Pathology

Essential memberships to practice as a Speech & Language Therapist:

Member of Royal College of Speech & Language Therapists

Registered with the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC)

Affiliated with the Association of Speech & Language Therapists in Independent Practice (ASLTIP)

Specific Relevant Experience:

Palin Parent-Child Interaction (PCI) Therapy for Children Under 7

Supporting 8-14s who stammer - Michael Palin Centre training

Volunteer for Stamma helpline 

Solution Focussed Brief Therapy

Speaking Events

Nature, Nurture, Future Conference - "Conscious Communication"

The Connective Parenting Conference 2019 & 2020

Sarah Fisher Parenting Podcast "The Power of Communication"  (listen here)

Minding Less about Stammering - a workshop for parents (British Stammering Association)


Becoming Conscious of our Communication with children who stammer - Stamma.org




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