Katy Berezovsky

Occupational Therapist 

Director of Kids Play Occupational Therapy

Katy is the director of Kids Play Occupational Therapy.  Katy has experience working with children in the Disability Sector, UK Health Sector and Private Sector.  She has experience providing assessment, collaborative goal setting and intervention to children with a wide range of disabilities and difficulties. Katy is passionate about empowering children and families to achieve the results and changes that are most important to them and make a difference to their every day lives.

Katy has extensive experience working within teams. She started Kids Play to be able to provide Occupational Therapy in a location with Speech Therapists and Psychologists to enable a collaborative approach. Katy has worked within main stream schools, special schools, childcare centres, kindergartens and preschools to support children’s inclusion and success

Katy has a specialist interest in children who are picky eaters and problem feeders. She works with families and children to develop children’s participation in mealtimes, independence in eating and broadening the range of foods and textures they will incorporate in their diet.

Katy’s second special interest area is developing children’s toileting skills. Many children have difficulty learning to use the toilet, have frequent accidents or avoid using the toilet. 10% of children in Prep continue to have frequent accidents and need extra help to build their skills and confidence to independently manage their bowel and bladder. Katy supports families to address the underlying causes and empowers children to successfully keep their pants dry.

Katy has experience in the following areas.

  • Complex difficulties
  • Developing attention and concentration skills
  • Sensory Processing Difficulties
  • Autism / Aspergers Syndrome
  • Developmental Delays
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit Disorder
  • Chronic Constipation
  • Developmental Coordination Disorder or Dyspraxia
  • Self regulation and behaviour
  • Emotional Regulation
  • Behaviour Difficulties
  • Play and social skills
  • Activities of daily living including eating, toileting and dressing
  • Fine motor skills
  • Handwriting, cutting skills and typing skills
  • Gross motor skills
  • Childcare / school participation 

Katy's special areas of interest include

Early intervention, developmental delays, Autism spectrum disorder, sensory processing difficulties, emotional regulation, toileting challenges, picky eaters and fine motor/handwriting difficulties.

The key approaches Katy uses include

Katy's special areas of interest include

Family Centred Practice, Strengths Based Practice, Sensory Processing, DIR Floortime and the SOS Approach to Picky Eaters.