Business Experience & Ownership
Professionally, she started a business/practice with a full multi-disciplinary team of 28 staff, creating employment and teamwork with psychologists, physiotherapists, bio-kinesiologists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, music therapists, etc. This is still a running organisation after 47 years.
She started a private school for learners with special needs in 2005 and it is still a running business.
She is the Founder of The South African Therapeutic Riding Association (SATRA) 27 years ago and it is still a running business. Currently, there are more than 400 enrolled students nationally and internationally.
She started a home for children/adults with special needs in 2005 and is still a running business.
She is the director of Now Women International which she started in 2009.
She is the founder of Brilliant Brainworx Academy in 2009.
She established a prenatal/postnatal baby clinic that is still a running business.
Developed and presented courses for teacher training, au pair/facilitator training as well as parent training.
Developed a wellness center where “health” is the focus and not “sickness”, which is also a current business.
She is a business owner, public speaker, and motivational speaker for the past 47 years.
She does community work for the ANC and African countries for the past 25 years (job creation, social development, retraining of teachers, etc).
She has a passion for research and is currently doing research on animal-assisted therapy and dolphin therapy as this will be a future product at her practice. She has a gift and a passion to work with people of all ages, from the unborn up to the stage of death. She continuously strives to enable people to use the maximum of their potential.
All other than academic qualifications were acquired specifically to ensure maximum results when working with people in her current businesses.
• National Secretarial Diploma – Department of National Education (1972)
• Music Therapy (1981)