Sensory Stories # 77: Personal space throughout my career
Posted: 10 March, 2023
By: Marieta du Toit
This week, we are continuing the conversation on personal space. In this video I give you a little glimpse into my career to illustrate how an understanding of “personal space” can play a big role in your working environment. I started my career as a paediatric occupational therapist, later working for myself, for a school and finally landing here at Sensory Intelligence®. Throughout each stage of my career, I faced challenges in the respective working environment as a sensory root – a sensory avoider. Watch the video to learn more about this and to gain some valuable insight into personal space and sensory thresholds.
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👩🏼🎓 Marieta qualified as an Occupational Therapist in 1999 and has been living out her vocational passion since then: helping clients achieve happy, healthy and productive lives. She has been part of the Sensory Intelligence® team since 2017. Marieta has a special interest in combining neurology, sensory regulation and human behaviour in the modern world, thereby facilitating self-awareness and improved quality of life for clients. Due to the increase of stressors in people’s everyday lives, she enjoys guiding people towards better understanding of their own Sensory Matrix™ scores.