Occupational Therapy Support for Children and Adults



About Leith OT

Leith Occupational Therapy was established by Karen Keppel, a Registered Occupational Therapist who graduated from Otago Polytechnic in 2003.

The team at Leith Occupational Therapy provide assessment and intervention for children with neurological challenges caused by injury, learning disabilities, sensory processing difficulties, developmental delay. 

Karen specialises in working with gifted and twice-exceptional children and teens. 

Leith Occupational Therapy is the only provider of Relax Kids services in coastal Otago, priding themselves on their work in schools and children's homes, increasing children's resilience and improving their engagement in learning.


Services Available


Engagement in Learning

Customised support programmes

Gifted & Twice Exceptional Learners

Screening, education, advocacy and customised programmes

Relax Kids

Classes, in-school, family, workplace and 1:1 relaxation and mindfulness sessions for children, teens and adults

ACC Social Rehabilitation Needs Assessments

Available throughout the lower South Island



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