Elmarie is an engaging, warm personality. As an idealist, she engages with her patients through integrity and respect. However, she’s not an idle dreamer. She actively takes steps to realise her, and her patients’, goals. Consequently, she speaks with great passion and conviction – especially when it comes to your injury and recovery process.
Above all, Elmarie strives to do what is right. She wants to help create a world where others can benefit from her advice and skills. Her approach to occupational therapy aims to address some of society’s deeper problems, and in doing so, hopes that unfairness and discrimination can become things of the past. This approach is reflected in her work. Elmarie understands your desire to get back to your normal activities (or work) as safely and as fast as possible.
Her communication style empathetic, warm and sensitive. However, in the same breath, she’ll need her patients’ patience and perseverance. Elmarie’s straight-forward talk and sharing of insights is powerful and necessary when dealing with pain and trauma. It is important to realise that she acts in the best interests of her patients. As a result, Elmarie’s lights up when people reach out to her for advice or treatment of their hand, wrist, finger or elbow injuries.