Mikaela Shalders

Chief Operating Officer & Occupational Therapist

Mikaela is a fully qualified and registered Occupational Therapist having completed her Master’s degree in Australia. Mikaela has since worked within Paediatrics in Australia and now in London within schools, communities, and clinics.

Mikaela is currently the Chief Operating Officer at The London Children’s Practice and oversees the wider team. She continues to provide occupational therapy assessments and consultation within our clinic and is enthusiastic about developing junior therapists, assistants, and apprentices.

Mikaela has a special interest in early intervention and complex needs. She has complete additional training in circle of security, sensory integration, SOS feeding program, Zones of Regulation, rebound therapy along with general courses in communication, hypermobility, motor skills and autism.

In addition to working with children, Mikaela provides training on a number of areas to schools, parent groups and community centres and enjoys sharing her knowledge.

Mikaela enjoys being creative and shares a keen interest in yoga, crossfit, health and well-being and enjoys bringing this into her therapy.