Keyla de Magalhaes (BSc)
Keyla graduated from the University of Petropolis (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) with an Audiology and Speech & Language Pathology BSc degree. Keyla started her career offering both speech therapy and audiological services to patients in both private and public sectors. After working within both the NHS and private sector, she found the most rewarding part of her career was contributing to a patient’s well-being and self-esteem by looking after their hearing.
“I decided to join The Hearing Care Partnership team as I have the ability to offer my patients a more personalised service which is tailored to their needs. I also have access to a wide range of hearing aid equipment which gives each customer a true choice, maximising their results. Outside of work I mostly dedicate my time to family and friends, and I love taking part in church activities.”
After having personal experience living with hearing loss, Matthew found himself naturally gravitating towards a career within audiology, sparking him to enrol at Aston University where he studied to become a Hearing Aid Dispenser.
Following his qualification Matthew has since worked as an audiologist for the past 10 years, gaining extensive experience in patient focused hearing care. Matthew used this time to enhance his knowledge and skill set, performing both hearing assessments and the fitting of hearing aids, gaining experience working with most major manufactures.
Prior to Matthew joining THCP he held the role of regional clinical trainer for the London area as well becoming a supervisor for Audiology students during their time studying at university, all in an effort to help educate the next generation of Hearing Aid Dispensers.
Aside from audiology, Matthew is also a qualified clinical Hypnotherapist, having completed his studies in 2010 at King's College, London. As well as this, he is also a licensed practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) having trained with co-creator Dr Richard Bandler.
Outside of work Matthew has a vast variety of interests, not only does he speaks Russian but he is currently learning Swedish. Matthew is also in the process of writing a fiction novel and hopes to have it published within the next year.