Ruth Crowder is the Chief Therapies (Allied Health Professions) Adviser
She provides professional advice relating to 13 allied health professions. These include:
- art therapy
- occupational therapy
- drama therapy
- music therapy
- speech and language therapy
Ruth qualified as an occupational therapist in Cardiff in 1983 and has practiced in both the NHS and social services. She has worked as a lecturer in Cardiff University and as a policy officer for the Royal College of Occupational Therapists. She sponsors the Welsh Therapies Advisory Committee.