Tiffany Heaney | Occupational Therapist

After spending many years successfully pursuing a career as a professional stage ballerina, Tiffany changed course to graduate from the University of Cape Town in 2011 with a BSc in Occupational Therapy. She initially worked in the field of adult physical rehabilitation serving patients in private hospitals in Cape Town, but soon found her passion in childhood development. She has worked in various private paediatric practices in Cape Town from 2014 to 2020 and successfully ran her own school based practice for the last five years. She was also part of a multi-disciplinary paediatric team of professionals at Cape Town Therapy Hub servicing children on the Atlantic Seaboard from 2019 to 2020. Tiffany worked part time at Nanny ’n Me from 2017 to 2020, which is a program that trains nannies in early childhood development through interactive play, hands-on activities and a supportive community. Tiffany joined Shining Stars OT in February 2021 after relocating back to her hometown of Johannesburg. She is passionate and enthusiastic about helping children to reach their full potential in all spheres of life. She is currently completing her training in Sensory Integration.