The therapists

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS

 
   

Anja van der Merwe

Occupational Therapy degree  - University of the Free State (1994)

Post graduate Sensory Integration qualification  (1998)

SIPT Qualified

Founder member of Irene Therapy

Practicing at Irene Therapy since 2000

Head of satelite practice at Cornwall Hill College

Anneke Krüger

Occupational Therapy degree – University of Pretoria (2005)

Post graduate Sensory Integration qualification (2008)

SIPT Qualified

SAISI board member since 2011

SAISI lecturer since 2012

Practicing at Irene Therapy since 2008

Elsje Froneman

Occupational Therapy degree - University of the Free State (1998)

Post graduate Sensory Integration qualification  (2005)

SIPT Qualified

Work experience in special needs education – Physical disabilities and visual disabilities

Practicing at Irene Therapy since 2008

Nadine van Schalkwyk

Occupational Therapy degree - University of the Free State (2003)

Post graduate Sensory Integration qualification  (2009)

SIPT Qualified

Practicing at Irene Therapy since 2010

Melissa Pretorius

Occupational Therapy degree - University of Pretoria (2011)

SIPT Qualified

Post graduate Sensory Integration qualification (2016)

Completing her Masters in Paediatrics at the University of Pretoria

Intermediate wheelchair seating practitioner (2014)

Certifed Infant Massage Instructor (IAIMSA, 2014)

Practicing at Irene Therapy since 2016

Sumien du Plessis

Occupational Therapy degree - University of the Stellenbosch (1996)

Post graduate Sensory Integration qualification  (2009)

SIPT Qualified

Post graduate Advanced DIRfloortime® provider (2014)

Practicing at Irene Therapy since 2009

Tinet du Plessis

Occupational Therapy degree - University of Pretoria (2008)

SIPT Qualified

Post graduate Sensory Integration qualification  (2015)

Practicing at Irene Therapy since 2010

 
   

SPEECH THERAPISTS

 

Karin Weinmann

Speech- language Therapy and Audiology degree – University of Pretoria (1996)

Masters in communication Pathology  – University of Pretoria (2004)

Attended Sensory Integration Theory Course (2009)

LSLS Therapist working with Cochlear implants

Hanen certified therapist: More than words (2014)

Practicing at Irene Therapyy since 2007

Tracy Gunn

Speech- language Therapy and Audiology degree – University of Witwatersrand (1996)

Attended Sensory Integration Theory  and Foundation Course (2008)

Hanen certified therapist: It takes two to talk (2013) & More than words (2014)

Practicing at Irene Therapy since 2008

Terine van der Walt

Speech- language Therapy and Audiology degree – University of Pretoria (2006)

Attended Sensory Integration Theory and Foundation Course (2016)

Practicing at Irene Therapy since 2011