Stephanie Maatouk is a highly-skilled and dedicated Occupational Therapist with a Bachelor Degree in Occupational Therapy from Saint Joseph University, Beirut (2020). She is currently pursuing a Bachelor Degree in Science of Psychology at the Lebanese University, Faculty of Sciences. With a strong commitment to evidence-based practices and continuous learning, Stephanie has also obtained certification as a Hypnotherapist from the Dave Elman Hypnosis Institute (2022).
With expertise in Art Therapy, Hypnotherapy, and Assessment and Rehabilitation of Gross and Fine Motor Skills, Stephanie has extensive experience in looking after pediatric and teen clients, providing early intervention and supporting parents. She has a particular focus on Autism Spectrum Disorder, Down syndrome, Neuro-developmental Delays, Cerebral Palsy, Sensory Processing Disorders, Genetic Disorders, and Learning Difficulties.
At TDCC, Stephanie collaborates with therapists, educators, supervisors, parents and other practitioners to provide the best possible care for every child. She has worked in various pediatric, polyclinic, and welfare center settings in Lebanon and across the UAE, acquiring a wealth of experience and knowledge in her field.
Stephanie Maatouk is a trilingual professional, possessing fluency in Arabic, English, and French. This multilingual capability allows her to effectively communicate and connect with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds and language groups. Her language skills enable her to better understand the needs and concerns of every family and provide them with tailored care. This is also a testament to her commitment to excellence and her ability to adapt to new environments. In a field such as Occupational Therapy, effective communication is essential to ensure a successful therapeutic relationship between therapist and patient. Her fluency in these languages provides her with a unique advantage in her role, allowing her to reach a wider range of individuals and make a positive impact on their lives.
Stephanie is a firm believer in continuing education and regularly attends workshops and obtains specialized certifications to enhance her skills and provide the most effective approaches for her clients. Her passion and dedication to helping others is evident in her work, and she is committed to providing the highest standard of care to all those she works with.