Karlien graduated as an Occupational Therapist at the University of Pretoria in 2005. She also did a course in Global Health as the Karolinka Institute in Sweden, after which she obtained Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of Stellenbosch. She specialises in the field of mental health and has extensive experience in the area of sensory integration in adults and is currently exploring sensory mindfulness as a preventative strategy in mental health and wellness. She is passionate about working with both individual clients and groups and aims to guide her clients to reach their full potential. She fully believes every person can become the hero of their own story.