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.
Dr Henk Swanepoel has presented several papers on national and international congresses, one being in San Francisco at the Annual American Forensic Psychologist Congress. He has lectured at TUKS, NWU, KZN University and SMU on under graduate as well as post graduate level. He also presents CPD training courses on psycho-legal assessments to other psychologists and metal health workers. He is an external examiner and supervisor for Masters and Doctoral dissertations. He has contributed to the publication of several peer reviewed articles and two which are psychotherapeutic textbooks.
He has a prominent psycho-legal and medico-legal practice. He has testified in several High Court Magistrate and Children’s Court matters across the country, including military courts, National Intelligence enquiries as well as USA Depositions. He conducted psycho-legal evaluations in several European Countries, Central and Southern African Countries as well as Asian Countries. He works extensively with the Office of the Family Advocate nationally and has been involved in personal injury claim evaluations (Road Accident Fund) and other claim matters. He also participated in investigations of high profile criminal matters, surrogate evaluations, evaluations for readmission of attorneys and is an independent evaluator for the Health Professions Counsel of South Africa (HPCSA).
HPCSA Number: PS 0076007
Practice Number: 086 000 007 7577