Our Staff


Christine Barber MSc MCSP DSA(CSP)
Director of the Centre,
Clinical Specialist in Neurophysiotherapy
Christine-v3 Christine is an internationally renowned adult and paediatric Bobath therapist and senior tutor, recognised as an expert in the treatment of cerebral palsy and neurological disability throughout the lifespan. Christine’s profile


Mary Petty MCSP
Mary Mary has been at the Bobath Centre since 2009, having previously worked in adult neurological physiotherapy in intensive care, acute neurosurgical and stroke wards, rehabilitation, long-term disability management and community settings. Mary’s profile


Gemma Cook MSc
Image of Gemma Gemma has extensive experience working with adults with neurological impairment. She began working at the Bobath Centre in 2015. Gemma’s profile

Centre Support

Diana Joannides, Treatment Services Manager Diana-v3a Diana has been arranging appointments for adults at the Bobath Centre since 2003. If you phone us to ask about therapy, Diana is the one who will talk to you.


Ricky Quiza,  Accounts Assistant Ricky-v2 Ricky started at the Bobath Centre in 2008. You will speak to him if you phone to make payment for your treatment or to give us a donation.


Kevin Gillespie, Fundraising Manager Kevin-v2 Kevin has been the fundraising and development officer for the Bobath Centre since 2006. He is a qualified member of the Institute of Fundraising and is also responsible for the charity’s press relations and social media.