Katy Prudhomme du Hancourt | OT in Dubai | Priory Wellbeing Centre Dubai

Occupational Therapist


  • BSc Occupational Therapy

Areas of Expertise

Katy holds the highest ethical standards and delivers services best tailored to her clients' needs with the following disorders:

  • Cerebral palsy and other neurological conditions
  • Sensory integration difficulties
  • Autism spectrum disorder (ASD)
  • Learning difficulties
  • Developmental delays
  • Down syndrome
  • Feeding difficulties

Professional Experience

Katy graduated from the University of the Western Cape in South Africa in 2007 with a BSc in Occupational Therapy.

Katy completed her community service at a small District Hospital in KwaZulu-Natal and a school for learners with special needs. Following this, Katy was offered a position at Pro Nobis Lsen School for children with a variety of neurological and undiagnosed conditions. Over the next 4 years of working at Pro Nobis, Katy was involved in starting up the rehabilitation department, as well as a vocational programme for learners with special needs.

In 2010, Katy completed her Neurodevelopmental Therapy (NDT) course to assist learners with cerebral palsy in the northern KwaZulu-Natal region. Whilst working in KwaZulu-Natal, Katy also started her own private practice to assist with the need for private Occupational Therapy services in the area.

In 2012, Katy moved to Johannesburg and started working at Hope Studio supporting children with sensory integration difficulties, learning difficulties, cerebral palsy, and down syndrome.

In 2013, Katy began working at Forest Town School for children with special needs, including conditions such as cerebral palsy, autism, and various undiagnosed syndromes. Nearly 2 years later, Katy re-joined Hope Studio and worked in both schools and private practice.

In 2018, Katy started working at Al Jalila Children’s Hospital in Dubai where she has spent the last 4 years focusing on outpatient and inpatient services. This included supporting children with cerebral palsy, rare genetic conditions, down syndrome, sensory processing difficulties and spinal muscular atrophy.

Katy successfully completed her Sensory Integration training in early 2017 and is SIPT certified. She is an Interactive Metronome Practitioner, SOS Feeding Therapist, as well as completing the full course in DIR Floortime.


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