Profile » Ms Raeesa Essop

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First Name Raeesa     Send Email
Surname Essop
Gender Female
HPCSA Reg No OT 0080993
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Membership Profile

Membership TypeMember with Registration as a Medico-Legal Practitioner
Date Joined2019-11-20
Available as an Expert Witness?Yes
Available as a Medico Legal Attorney?No
Available as an Medico Legal Advocate?No
Profile VisibilityPublic

Samla Verified Medical Mediator

Samla Verified Medical Mediator?No
Health Sector Commercial Mediator?No
Technical Medico-Legal Mediator (Personal Injury)?No
Technical Medico-Legal Mediator (Clinical Negligence)?No
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I would like to be invited to observe Medical Mediations No
I am willing to provide my services free of charge for pilot projects No
My normal fees for mediation services per hour R0.00
My normal fees for mediation services per day R0.00

Contact Details

Cellphone Number 083 665 5866
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City/Town Johannesburg
Province Gauteng


Highest Education Level BSc Occupational Therapy (Honours)
Highest Education Level Post Graduate Diploma in Vocational Rehabilitation (Other)
Highest Education Level Post Graduate Diploma in Vocational Rehabilitation(Qualification Type Unknown)


  • Occupational Therapist

Additional Info ...

Fields of Interest Vocational Rehabilitation
Medico-Legal Assessments
Case Management
Functional Capacity Evaluation
Progressive Goal Attainment Programme (PGAP)
Short CV  
BSC - OT (WITS) 2010 Post Grad Diploma in Vocational Rehabilitation (UP) 2014 Additional Training: -Workwell FCE Trained - PGAP Trained - Bobath (training in management of Adults with neurological conditions) - BLS trained (updated every 2-3 years) Brief Experience - completed community service & 1 year as a Junior OT in the Public Health sector, in KZN. duties comprised community based rehabilitation & in-patient & outpatient assessment & treatment at a Tertiary level Hospital - 2013 until present: working in private practice (part time) medico-legal assessments, Functional Capacity Evaluations & Assessment & Treatment of Paediatrics with concentration difficulties, developmental delay & learning disorders. 2015- 2018 : Part time at a Private rehabilitation practice, based at hospitals in PTA and JHB. Founded Vocational rehabilitation department, & managed adults with neurological conditions (spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, stroke). I worked primarily in the outpatient department, therefore return to work was the prime focus of therapy. experience additionally includes: Case management & return to work facilitation & PGAP (in conjunction with insurance companies)

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