Registered counsellors perform basic counselling for people who are looking to improve their personal functioning. They can also assess to see if a client need more in depth psychological treatment and refer them to the appropriate practitioner. Registered councillors hold honours degrees in psychology.
Elza is a councillor at Recovery Direct and has a special interest in eating disorders as well as addiction and trauma. Recovery Direct is an upmarket luxury rehab located in Cape Town.
The centre in unique in that their treatment programme focuses on the core reasons driving the self destructive behaviour associated with drug addiction and / or alcoholism.
Elza has a counselling diploma from The Blackford Centre and has more than 15 years counselling experience. She has worked in a number of well-respected in-patient treatment centres and enjoys working with adolescents as well as adults.
Her career has offered greater insight into eating disorders and the impact they can have no only on the individual but also the family unit.