About Me

“The path isn’t a straight line, it’s a spiral. You continually come back to things you thought you understood and see deeper truths.”

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about

I am a registered Clinical Psychologist in private practice based in Bryanston, Johannesburg. I am fluent in Afrikaans and English and comfortable conducting therapy in both.

I received my Master’s Degree in Theology from the University of Pretoria as well as my Master’s Degree (with distinction) in Clinical Psychology from the University of Johannesburg. I completed my internship at TARA H. Moross Psychiatric Hospital (Child Unit) and Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital (Adult Unit). After completing my internship, I commenced with my Community Service year at Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital (Child Unit). During these training years I worked with a team of psychiatrists, occupational therapists and social workers to treat children, adolescents and adults. In these settings I worked from a diveristy of therapeutic apporaches with a wide range of psychological difficulties. I gained extensive experience in individual psychotherapy, family and group therapy as well as parental guidance. I administered various assessments (emotional, intellectual, personality and neuropsychological) and serviced the Cochlear Implant team and the Transgender Clinic.

ABOUT MY PRACTICE

In my practice I see children, adolescents and adults for short and long term therapy as individuals, couples, families or groups. I have an integrative approach to therapy depending on each individual’s or group’s needs. I therefore work from various approaches.

These include, but are not limited to:

Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Dialectical Behaviour Therapy
Existential Therapy
Family Systems Therapy
Narrative Therapy
Schema Therapy
Solution-Focused Brief Therapy.

My areas of interest include the following:

Attachment, behavioural and relationship difficulties
Anxiety Disorders
Mood Disorders
Personality Disorders
Bereavement and Grief
Trauma
LGBTIQA+ Affirmative Support

 

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