Meet the Team

Meet The Team

Find out more about the Live & Love it team below.

Ashleigh Dick
Director and Specialist Paediatric Occupational Therapist (BSc Hons)

Ashleigh worked as a playworker for children and young people with additional needs from the age of 16 before pursuing a career in Occupational Therapy. She worked for the National Autistic Society and then in private practice specialising in Sensory Integration before fulfilling her dream and co-founding Live & Love it Ltd.

Professional training has included:

  • Sensory Integration modules 1 - 4
  • The Handwriting Without Tears programme
  • Therapeutic Listening programme – Listening with the whole body
  • Therapeutic Listening programme – Quickshifts
  • DMM Attachment and Psychopathology
  • Promoting independence in toileting
  • Bayley Scales of Infant and Toddler Development, Third Edition (Bayley-III) - Training Workshop
  • Working with clients with a personality disorder – KUF awareness level.
  • Safeguarding Children Level 3
  • St Johns Ambulance - Activity First Aider
  • Aquatic Sensory Integration (webinar)
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Lilly Smith
Specialist Paediatric Occupational Therapist (BSc Hons)
Rebecca Fortescue
Specialist Paediatric Occupational Therapist (BSc Hons)
Rebecca found her love for Occupational Therapy with children whilst volunteering for a not-for-profit organisation supporting children with hemiplegia to engage in an intensive therapy programme through the use of magic. She began her career in a school service covering special schools and centres for children with additional needs.

Professional training has included:

  • Certification in Ayres Sensory Integration, Modules 1-6 (ICEASI Level 2).
  • Assessment and Treatment Using the Sequential Oral Sensory (SOS) Approach to Feeding.
  • Integrating the Dynamic Maturational Model of Attachment into Sensory Integration.
  • The Bayley Scales of Infant and Toddler Development (3rd Edition).
  • Oxford Centre for Enablement Posture Management for Adults and Children with Complex Disabilities.
  • DIR Floortime 101.
  • Therapeutic Listening Programme: Listening with the Whole Body.
  • Makaton for Parents and Carers.
  • Royal College of Occupational Therapy (RCOT) - Children Young Person and Families (CYPF) Specialist Section, Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Lead.
  • Infant Sense Integration
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Daisy Stevens
Paediatric Occupational Therapist (BSc Hons)
Melanie Sansum
Paediatric Occupational Therapist (BSc)
Stewart Dick
Managing Director
Stewart’s career background is in digital marketing and engineering. He also holds a key role in the support and development of teenagers in his role as a youth leader. Stewart takes care of all of our administration and studio maintenance including scheduling, providing information about the services we have on offer.