Belinda von Wielligh

Belinda completed her Occupational Therapy degree in 2001 at the University of Pretoria. She obtained her Master’s Degree in Play Therapy (UNISA) in 2007. Belinda has work experience in various settings including Paediatric Private Practices, a school for severely mentally disabled children, a Children's home and at the Tygerberg hospital at the TygerBear Foundation for Traumatised children and families.

After moving to Cape Town, she worked at a well-established paediatric private practice in Table View for 5 years where she was able to pursue her interest and passion in helping children and families with Sensory Processing Disorders, emotional difficulties and other Learning Difficulties.

Belinda took over the ownership and management of the Occupational Therapy Practice at Reddam House Atlantic Seaboard in 2010. In 2014 she was joined by Karen Machattie and together they shared the ownership, management and service delivery at Reddam House (ASB). In April 2020 Belinda discontinued her Occupational Therapy services at Reddam House (ASB) to focus on her family and practice in Parklands. She loves being a part of this vibrant and passionate team.

Belinda is a qualified Sensory Integration Therapist (SAISI) as well as a certified Therapeutic Listening® Practitioner (Vital Links). Belinda is a certified Tomatis® Practitioner (Level 1). She has also completed the MNRI® Dynamic and Postural Reflex Pattern Integration course through the Svetlana Masgutova Educational Institute®.”

Belinda has successfully completed the DIRFloortime® 203 certification and has a DIRFloortime® Advanced Certificate (DIR-Advanced). Belinda attends courses, workshops and study groups regularly to ensure continuous professional development.

Belinda is the mother of two children and is married and lives in Cape Town.

Karen Machattie

Karen completed her Occupational Therapy degree in 2004 at the University of the Western Cape, graduating Summa Cum Laude. After completing her community service year as the primary health care therapist for the Hantam District in the Northern Cape in 2005, she entered the field of paediatric private practice. Initially she worked in a well-established school-based practice, before practicing independently for a few years. Her areas of experience and skill include working with children with Developmental Delays, Sensory Processing Disorder, Learning Difficulties and Autism Spectrum Disorders.

In 2014 she joined forces with Belinda von Wielligh in the management and delivery of therapy services associated with the Occupational Therapy practice based at Reddam House (Atlantic Seaboard). In 2020 Karen took over the management and delivery of therapy services at Reddam House (Atlantic Seaboard). She also provides services at the practice in Gardens, based at Kleine Kloof Early Learning Centre. She enjoys being part of this small group of dedicated therapists who are passionate about helping children develop to their fullest potential. Karen is a qualified Sensory Integration Therapist (SAISI), as well as a certified Therapeutic Listening® Practitioner (Vital Links).

Karen is a certified Tomatis® Practitioner (Level 1). She has also completed the MNRI® Dynamic and Postural Reflex Pattern Integration course through the Svetlana Masgutova Educational Institute®. Karen also attended the MNRI® Archetype Movement Integration as well as MNRI® Tactile integration courses. She has successfully completed the DIRFloortime® 203 certification and has a DIRFloortime® Advanced Certificate (DIR-Advanced). She is passionate about learning and regularly attends study groups, workshops and courses for professional development.

Karen is the mother of one child and is married and lives in Cape Town.

Miné Campey

Miné Campey graduated in 2007 from the University of the Witwatersrand, with a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy, and completed her community service year at Chris Hani Baragwaneth Hospital in Gauteng in 2008. The following year she stayed on in the Paediatric Occupational Therapy Department, pursuing her passion for working with children and their families.

Miné has work experience in various settings. After moving to Cape Town in 2010, she worked in the disability and non-profit sector and for the Western Cape Department of Education, as a member of a Specialized Education Support Team. She also worked at an established private and school – based practice before joining the Play to Learn team. Miné provides services at the practice in Gardens, based at Kleine Kloof Early Learning Centre.

Her areas of experience and skill include working with children with: Developmental Delays, Sensory Processing Difficulties, Physical Disabilities and barriers to learning. She has a great passion for working with children and supporting them, their parents and teachers, to overcome challenges and succeed in reaching their true potential.

Miné obtained her postgraduate qualifications in Neurodevelopmental Therapy (NDT) and Advanced Seating and has embarked on the journey of becoming a qualified Sensory Integration Therapist. Miné started training in the DIRFloortime® intervention approach and has completed Level 101 certification. She regularly attends courses and workshops in order to continuously develop her knowledge base.

She is married and has two daughters.

Iloné van Aardt

Iloné completed her Occupational Therapy degree in 2018 at the University of Stellenbosch.

She then completed her Community Service year in Kimberley where she worked mostly with children with Developmental Delays, Learning difficulties and Physical impairments.

Iloné is the newest member of our team and started working at Reddam House in 2020.

She is very passionate about working with children and enjoys seeing them learn and grow.

She has a special interest in Sensory Integration (SI) and she started with the process to get her SI qualification (SAISI). She completed course 1 and 2 in April 2021. Iloné also started her training in the DIRFloortime® intervention approach and has completed the Level 101 certification.

She regularly attends courses and workshops in order to continuously develop her knowledge base.

Marilize Kruger

Marilize completed her Occupational Therapy degree in 2006 at the University of Stellenbosch. She completed her community service year in Kwazulu Natal and then started working as a paediatric therapist, completing her Masters degree in paediatric Occupational Therapy in 2012 (US).

She has worked at well-established private and school-based practises, as well as in the non-profit sector (mainly with infants and toddlers). Her areas of experience and skill include working with children with Developmental Delays, Sensory Processing Disorders and Learning Difficulties.

She is passionate about working with parents and teachers to see children's potential unlocked and supporting them in developing confidence and resilience. She is a qualified Sensory Integration Therapist (SAISI) and she has successfully completed the DIRFloortime® 202 certification and has a DIRFloortime® Certificate of Proficiency (DIR-Proficient).

She regularly attends courses and workshops in order to continuously develop her knowledge base. She is married with three children and lives in Cape Town. Marilize is on extended maternity leave.