Leadership Team


Founder and CEO of Teamwork Therapies

As a founder and CEO of Teamwork Therapies, Sandhya is passionate about pediatric therapies and has spent most of her life helping kids who are in need. She is a bilingual licensed Speech and language Pathologist. She has a master’s degree in Speech and Language Pathology, Psychology and a bachelor’s degree in Audiology and Speech Rehabilitation. With her extensive experience in the rehab area, she would like to give back to the community by helping kids. She lives in Pleasanton CA with her husband and their lovely twins. She loves spending time with her family, traveling, doing yoga, learning about different languages and cultures.

Rakesh Balakrishnan


Rakesh has helped Teamwork Therapies grow and stabilize from one to multiple locations across Bay Area. He is passionate about kids and families Teamwork serve and this has driven him to become an Ayurvedic Practitioner with speclization in special need kids. He strongly believes in ancient Ayurvedic principles based on holistic healing and feels that it would greatly help kids as a complementary solution to ABA, ST, OT, and PT. Prior to joining Teamwork Therapies, Rakesh has held various executive positions in fortune 20 Health and Life sciences companies. He is also passionate about real estate and helps clients find safe investment assets. He holds an MBA degree from UNC Kenan Flager Business School and a Masters Degree In Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine

Our Team

Our team is composed of a diverse group of individuals with a wide range of experience and expertise. We are fortunate to have a few bilingual clinicians who are able to provide therapy in English as well as Spanish.

Advisory Board

Santosh Kookal

Med Tech Executive

Santosh Kookal is a seasoned med tech executive with a track record of leading innovative product teams at multiple Fortune 500 companies.

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Chaitali Mallick

HR Leader

Chaitali Mallick is a HR leader with over 25 years of experience with technology companies managing teams globally.

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