Ashnie Maharaj graduated with a B.Sc. Occupational Therapy at the University of the Witwatersrand in 2004, and completed her community service year at King Edward VIII Hospital in 2005. In addition, she obtained a post-graduate Diploma in Vocational Rehabilitation at the University of Pretoria in November 2010 and certification as a Workwell Therapist in 2013. Ashnie has also completed the AMA 6th edition training in 2014.
Ashnie began her clinical career at King Edward VIII Teaching Hospital in 2005 where she later fulfilled the role of an acting Occupational Therapy Manager. Ashnie also served as a Guest Lecturer at the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal, Faculty of Occupational Therapy. She then relocated to Gauteng where she gained experience as a Senior Disability Claims Consultant and independent Functional Capacity Evaluation Provider at the Soma Initiative and Negotiated Benefit Consultant Holdings (NBC) from 2008 until 2013.
Ashnie Maharaj has successfully managed her practice from 2006 to date, focusing on Functional Capacity Evaluations in the Insurance and Medico-legal Sector, Case Management, Return to Work programmes as well as Adult and Paediatric Assessment and Therapy. Ashnie Maharaj Occupational Therapists is privileged to have received a Level 3 BEE accredited EME through Empowerdex.