I am a bilingual Counsellor with an honour’s degree in psychology from the University of the Free State. I see myself as a compassionate person who strives to cultivate strengths and virtues of individuals in order to empower them to reach their full potential.
I am an empathic person with a skillset best suited for the counselling profession. I enjoy working with children and teenagers as well as adults. Registered with the HPCSA as a Registered Counsellor. I have been working at a special needs school since 2009, and have decided to open Private practice based in Benoni from 2016.
Education and Qualifications:
2002: Matriculate at Danielskuil High School, in Danielskuil.
2005: B.Social Sciences (with distinction), at University of the Free State.
Member of the Golden Key International Honour Society.
2006: Honours in Psychology, at University of the Free State.
2008: Registration as Counsellor with HPCSA.
2013: Registration with the South African council for Educators (SACE).
Workshops and Courses:
|2020||Attending to Emotional Cues for Drug Abuse: Bridging the Gap Between Clinic and Home Behaviors.|
|2020||Acceptance, Commitment and Adventure Therapy for Children at Risk|
|2020||EZMed Webinar The Do's Don'ts Desks and Dress for practicing Telehealth.|
|2020||Alcoholism and Working with the Alcoholic.|
|2020||EZMed Webinar - Building Patient Trust in Telehealth.|
|2020||From the Frontline - Tales from providers practicing Telehealth.|
|2020||Psychosomatic impact of the Covid 19 Lockdown.|
|2020||Billing Rates Billing Policies and Contracting with your Patients.|
|2020||Ethical Diagnostic Coding.|
|2020||Brain Working Recursive Therapy: Working online with children.|
|2020||How to Market and Grow your Healthcare Practice Ethically.|
|2020||Growing your practice from successful to significant.|
|2019||BWRT – Brain working recursive therapy.|
|2016||School readiness assessments.|
|2016||The power of play stimulating IQ and EQ.|
|2016||Starting and running a private practice.|
|2016||The ethics of assessing children and adolescents.|
|2016||Sensory integration and sensory processing in children.|
|2015||Occults and drugs.|
|2015||Psychodynamic perspectives on children in schools.|
|2015||Hands on autism 3days.|
|2014||Trauma and bullying.|
|2013||The early identification of learning disabilities.|
|2013||Special Concessions - Amanuenses.|
|2013||Assisting children dealing with divorce.|
|2012||ADHD, Bipolar disorder & Oppositional defiant disorder in South African children.|
|2012||Trauma in perspective.|
|2012||Play therapy techniques.|
|2010||2010 Therapeutic Techniques for Adolescents workshop Child Trauma Clinic.|
|2009||Anti-Bullying & Anti-Crime.|
|2009||Family and child mediation and parenting plans.|
|2009||Perspective on Depression, Self mutilation and Suicide in South African children.|