Senior Occupational Therapist, HMP Stafford Inclusion: Integrated Mental health and Substance misuse team,Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation
Xenia is a Senior Occupational Therapist working in mental health, within the Prison setting. Xenia began her employment within mental health services in 2009. Whilst working her way through the OT assistant roles and as a qualified OT, she has experience in older adult inpatient and community services, acute younger adult mental health and forensic mental health. Having a passion for Mental health OT, especially within the criminal justice field, she began her training at Coventry university. It was during her third-year placement that her passion was affirmed, gaining a prison mental health placement. You could say that the rest is history! During this placement she knew ‘Recovery through Activity’ would be such a valuable group within this environment and during Thursday afternoon, this will be presented to attendees.