ACT for Yorkshire Ltd. has now been running for 13 very successful years. Over that time it has been a pleasure for us to provide therapy to our many clients.
We have decided that now is a good time for us to step back briefly from our clinical work to focus on completing individual projects. This means that we will are not currently taking on new referrals. Our service will be closed until Feb 12th 2024. Please note that we will not be responding to telephone or email messages during this time. Please contact us after this date when we will be happy to speak to you about your therapy requirements.
Welcome to ACT for Yorkshire Ltd. Tessa Ackerman and Zoe Coates have both been Speech & Language Therapists for over 25 years; moving from the NHS to set up in independent practice together in Leeds in 2011. We provide a private, specialist Speech & Language Therapy service for adults with communication and swallowing difficulties following a neurological condition such as:
- Stroke >>
- Head Injury >>
- Parkinson's Disease >>
- Dementia >>
- Motor Neurone Disease >>
- Multiple Sclerosis >>
- Huntington's Disease >>
- Brain Tumour >>
We also treat people with
We are LSVT certified clinicians and offer LSVT (Lee Silverman Voice Treatment).
"The clinic was welcoming and Tessa and Zoe were understanding and massively supporting of the circumstances of my stroke. I started with weekly visits, then after a while, fortnightly visits. Lots of constructive homework. I have made noticeable progress through out. I have now been going for over two years and still find their support invaluable." - EH, Masham. Oct 2023.
"Your input has been so valuable in helping my client express what he wants." - SS; Case Manager, Apr 2023.
"It's the first time we've had any help with Mum's speech problems, and you have helped me to understand what she might be experiencing, and also how it affects us too. Your visit really helped me." - MP; Client’s daughter March 2023.
"Outstanding professionalism" - E. Richardson, North Yorkshire.
"You taught us strategies with which to cope with the aphasia. These continue to be very helpful" - NG, Sheffield.
"We always felt well informed about costs and what to expect during the therapy sessions" - Mr & Mrs Parry, Ilkley.