• About Us
  • Our Team
  • Melanie Carte
  • Kristina Borg
  • Liz Carvell
  • Melanie Carte

    BSc (Hons) Senior Speech and Language Therapist and Service Manager

    Melanie qualified with a 2:1 BSc (Hons) in Human Communication: Speech and Language Therapy from DeMontfort University in 2008 and is fully registered with the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT) and the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). Between 2008 and 2015, Melanie worked in a specialist school setting for young people with a range of speech, language and communication needs (SLCN), including Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Developmental Language Disorder (DLD) and Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) needs before transitioning to independent practice in which she worked with many local mainstream primary schools, nursery settings and individual service users within Leicestershire and the bordering counties. Melanie joined EPIC Speech and Language Therapy Services in March 2017 as Service Manager and specialises in:

    • AAC users
    • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
    • Complex Needs
    • Developmental Language Disorder (DLD)
    • Dyspraxia
    • Dysfluency
    • Early Years
    • Learning Disability
    • Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH)
    • Selective Mutism
  • Kristina Borg

    BSc (Hons) Specialist Speech and Language Therapist

    Kristina qualified with a 2:1 BSc (Hons) in Speech and Language Therapy from Birmingham City University in 2013 and is fully registered with the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT) and the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). Between 2013 and 2017, Kristina worked with a small independent academy trust where she provided specialist support for a pupil referral unit and specialist nurture provisions for children aged 2-7 years with Social Emotional Mental Health needs. Kristina has recently played a key role in the development of national guidelines for Speech and Language Therapists working with looked after children (LAC) and children who have SEMH needs as part of a working party with the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists. Kristina joined EPIC Speech and Language Therapy Services in May 2017 as a specialist Speech and Language Therapist and specialises in:

    • Complex Needs
    • Dysfluency
    • Early Years
    • Looked After Children
    • Social Emotional and Mental Health Needs
  • Liz Carvell

    BSc (Hons) Administrator

    Liz qualified with a 2:1 BSc (Hons) in Human Communication: Speech and Language Therapy from DeMontfort University in 2000 and has since worked in a number of administrative roles, the most recent being with some of the Deaf community in Leicester. Liz joined EPIC Speech and Language Therapy Services in April 2017 and with her educational background and experience as well as her degree in Speech and Language Therapy, Liz is well placed to help schools with their enquiries regarding speech and language therapy.

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