About Raquel

Raquel graduated from WITS University and completed her community service at Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital. This is where she found her passion and calling for working with children.

Raquel has worked in private practices with children across many schools in Johannesburg and Pretoria. She is dynamic, enjoys learning and developing new skills. She has completed her introduction to DIR® Floortime and is in the process of completing her Ayres Sensory Integration® certification.

Raquel believes in the importance of a holistic approach to therapy and working together with parents, teachers and other multidisciplinary team members. She is passionate about cultivating a safe space for children to grow in their confidence and self-esteem so that they are able to believe in their abilities to overcome any challenges.

What her OT360 colleagues say about her:

Raquel radiates positive energy which is refreshing and energising within the therapeutic setting. She is enthusiastic, playful and is able to connect easily with children on their individual level.