Meet the Team

Trudy Richards

Specialist Occupational Therapist

Trudy has worked as an Occupational Therapist for the last 17 years and provides assessments and interventions to help people achieve functional independence and quality of life. Trudy has worked with Psychology Associates since 2015, and specialises in children’s sensory processing and fine motor difficulties. Trudy has overseen the development of our sensory gym at our practice in Saltash and is an integral part of our multidisciplinary assessment team. Trudy has undertaken training in and uses Sensory Attachment Intervention (SAI) approaches which supports young people with historical trauma experience feelings of safety and improve their ability to self-regulate. Trudy’s extensive knowledge and skills makes her an effective and popular trainer. She also provides consultation to organisations and is keen to support others to understand and work with the sensory needs of young people.