Clinical psychologists treat people with relatively serious kinds of psychological distress, like depression or anxiety disorders. They hold Master’s Degrees in Clinical Psychology and are registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa.
Colleen holds a Masters degree in Clinical Psychology and a Masters degree in Research Psychology. She has practiced in the government sector as well as in the private sector since 2006. Colleen draws eclectically from a range of therapeutic modalities in order to suit the unique needs of each individual. Through psychotherapy, she facilitates skills’ growth and personal awareness in adults, to manage and fulfil challenges more effectively in their work, marriage and family environments. Through play therapy, she facilitates a way for children to express their experiences and feelings through a natural, self-guided, self-healing process. Colleen also has considerable experience in psychological assessment including neuropsychological, medico-legal and educational assessments to adults, adolescents and children. Colleen believes that through psychological assessment individuals and parents are enabled to make informed decisions in directing future life-choices. Psychologists are experts in human behaviour and use scientific methods to study the factors that influence the way that people think, feel and learn. Colleen makes use of evidence-based strategies and interventions to help people find their own unique strengths and capabilities to help them overcome challenges and optimize their functioning. This complex and interconnected work helps people to lead happier and more meaningful lives.
HPCSA Number: PS 0093351
Practice Number: 0294004