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Child Development

Achter Sint Pieter 9

3512 HP Utrecht

Phone +31(0)624144875  



Registered with the Dutch Occupational Therapy and Educational Psychology Association: Nederlandse Vereniging voor Ergotherapie (number 14979; registration number: 29901493690) and Nederlandse Vereniging voor Orthopedagogiek (number 7612).


Registratie nummer: 29901493690  

Nederlandse Vereniging voor Ergotherapie (NVE: nr. 14979)    

Nederlandse Vereniging voor Orthopedagogiek’ (NVO: nr. 7612)    

AGB-code: 99-001060/ 88-051023

IBAN: NL41ABNA0415337623

NL41 ABNA 0415 3376 23


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Jaana Syrjä

MA (Special Education) 
Occupational Therapist 
SI therapist

Jaana graduated as an occupational therapist in 2002. Since then she worked as a pediatric OT in Finland, until she moved with her family to the Netherlands in 2008. She received her Master’s degree in Special Education in 2013.

In 2012 Jaana started to work as an occupational therapist for Child Development. She provides OT services at international schools in The Hague and Amsterdam. Jaana has worked with a diverse group of pediatric clients. She is also educated e.g. in Sensory Processing and Kids Yoga and combines these elements also during her OT sessions.

She enjoys working with children and strives to help them reach their full potential in life.


In her free time, Jaana enjoys being outdoors, exploring new places, riding on horseback, and getting grounded on her yoga mat. She is also often to find next to a football pitch and has an active role at the school of her children.

Her main languages are English, Dutch and Finnish.