Our Therapists

Ashley Brecher (Jones)

“I am a fun-loving, gentle and kind therapist and I find kids the most phenomenal little beings. I always gravitate towards children and find their zest for life, energy and world views so fulfilling.”

Ashley is the founder and owner of Bright Eyes Therapy. She graduated cum laude from the University of Pretoria in 2017. Ashley received numerous awards and acknowledgments during this time including a Golden Key Membership and an award for the highest marks in pediatrics. Ashley ensures that she stays up to date with training and evidence-based practice. She is Ayres Sensory Integration (ASI) trained as well DIR Floortime trained.

Ashley’s passion lies in Early Intervention, intervention with babies and young children.

Tanya Kriel

“Working with children during my educational career started a fire in my heart for pediatric Occupational Therapy. Their imagination and enthusiasm is inspiring. I want to help children believe that they are capable of everything and to encourage them to dream big.”

Tanya graduated from Stellenbosch University in 2020. Tanya is a Golden Key Member and achieved TSR honours for obtaining an average above 80% for three years in a row. Tanya is currently in the process of her Sensory Integration training and has taken numerous courses regarding child development.

Tanya’s passion lies in challenging cases such as physical difficulties as well as picky eaters.

Chrisné Niebuhr

”I am a loving, outgoing and an enthusiastic therapist. I admire children and love to dig into their world. I have a huge passion for children and love doing school based therapy. My goal is to help each child to unlock their door to success.”

Chrisné graduated from the University of Pretoria in 2021. Chrisné passed her degree with distinction and has taken several courses regarding Sensory Integration. She is currently in the process of her Sensory Integration training.

Chrisné’s passion lies in school readiness, school-based therapy and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

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