Milestones Neurorehabilitation Clinic

01784 457 520 (Mon to Fri 8am – 6pm) | Milestones, 39A South Avenue, Egham, Surrey TW20 8HQ

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Cathy Gale


Area of Expertise: Speech and Language Therapist

Qualifications: BSc, PGDip, MRCSLT ,MASLTIP , registered with HCPC


Cathy Gale

Cathy is an independent Specialist Speech and Language Therapist based in Woking, Surrey. She has 16 years NHS experience working as a Speech and Language Therapist with adults with complex communication and swallowing difficulties following Stroke, Head Injury and other Neurological Conditions. Until 2016 Cathy worked for 6 years as the Lead Speech & Language Therapist at a local NHS Neurorehabilitation Unit.

Cathy has extensive experience providing specialist assessment and evidence-based therapy to support management of complex swallowing and communication difficulties, including

  • supporting patients to work towards individual goals that are meaningful.
  • working with clients with severe receptive and expressive communication difficulties (aphasia) following stroke to support functional understanding and expression
  • supporting clients to return to work
  • using communication therapy apps and software to support therapy and communication,
  • using gesture, writing and pictures to support communication and communication recovery
  • Supporting clients with progressive neurological disorders including Parkinson’s Disease and MS .  

Cathy is member of the British Aphasiology Society and the Association of Speech and Language therapists in Independent practice (ASLTIP )  and she continues to attend conferences and courses to develop her skills.  

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Mark

I felt I had to write to thank you for all your hard work, and your professional way you have healed Wendy ; since we asked for your help way back in the summer of...

Graham Jessop

Sally will be the first to admit that neither she nor any other Physiotherapist can work miracles. Out of the many Physiotherapists that I have had, Sally has had...

Philip Hinton

I have been a patient of Sally de la Fontaine for 3 years following a stroke. During this time my range of movement has improved to such an extent that I have bought...

Aynsley Doherty

Sally has through her professional expertise and ingenuity in exercise certainly helped in speeding my recovery from Guillian Barre syndrome.

David Gentry

Just thought I would let you know that yesterday evening I jogged 1.5 miles in 22 minutes without stopping thanks to your work and the Turbomed FS3000

Kevin (peripheral nerve injury client)

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