About

Independent Specialist Speech and Language Therapy support to children across Gloucestershire, the Cotswolds and surrounding areas.​

Who are we?

"At Cotswold Speech and Language Therapy, we always aim to offer a professional and friendly service empowering children to communicate to the best of their ability"

Professional Registrations

Our Speech and Language Therapists are all registered with:

  • The Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT)
  • The Association of Speech and Language Therapists in Independent Practice (ASLTIP)
  • The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)

Safeguards

Our Speech and Language Therapists all have:

  • Enhanced DBS checks (previously CRB)
  • Professional indemnity insurance
  • Up to date safeguarding training

Meet the Team

07812 568067

Laura Brown

BSc (Hons) (University College London), MRCSLT, HCPC registered and MASLTIP

Laura qualified as a Speech and Language Therapist in 2002 from University College London. After qualifying, she gained considerable experience working within the NHS for 14 years, progressing to a Highly Specialist role for school-aged children with Communication and Interaction needs.

Laura has worked across a range of settings in Gloucestershire including clinics, pre-schools, mainstream and special schools and within children’s own homes. Laura particularly specialises in working with school-aged children with speech, language and communication needs but also has a wealth of experience working with pre-school children with delayed language development and speech sound difficulties.

Laura combines her work as a Specialist Speech and Language Therapist with being a Mum to her two young sons. She understands the importance of ensuring therapy sessions are fun and engaging for all involved. 

Laura lives in Cheltenham and is happy to travel to see children.

07543 592265

Tori Gunn

BA (Hons), MMedSci (Sheffield University), MRCSLT, HCPC registered and MASLTIP

Tori qualified as a Speech and Language Therapist following completion of the Clinical Communication Studies Mmedsci  masters degree course at Sheffield University. Since qualifying she has worked in Asia’s largest and highly regarded private therapy centre in Singapore and throughout Gloucestershire for the NHS.

Tori has experience working in special and mainstream schools, clinics and early years settings with children with a range of speech, language and communication needs.   

Tori lives in Leonard Stanley near Stonehouse and is happy to travel to see children.

07540 985601

Jo Bowman

BSc (Hons),(Birmingham University), MRCSLT, HCPC registered and MASLTIP

Jo qualified as a Speech and Language Therapist in 2000 and is experienced in supporting children with a wide range of communication needs. She enjoys working closely with parents, schools and early years settings to provide fun assessment and therapy sessions tailored to the individual needs of each child.

Jo worked for the NHS for 15 years, where she acquired extensive knowledge and skills working in early years settings, schools and specialist provisions for children with significant speech, language and communication disorders.  Jo specialised in working with school-age children and before leaving the NHS, she was Team Lead for a Mainstream School-Age Speech and Language Therapy Team.

Jo lives in Fairford and is happy to travel to see children.