Social workers work with individuals, as well as families and communities, to develop treatment plans for people with mental health problems. They may work either in private practice or in collaboration with other healthcare professions. They hold Bachelor’s of Arts Degrees and are registered with the South African Council for Service Professions.
Brazilian born and multi lingual (fluent in Brazilian Portuguese, English & Hebrew). Ingrid is a registered Social Worker & Master Reiki practitioner with special interest in Trauma, Anger Management Couples counselling & Grief & Bereavement. She has a passion in the connection between body, mind and spirit.
Ingrid's solid scientific and metaphysical training makes her a well rounded therapist. The combination of both scientific and metaphysical training is an excellent combination in understanding the client's physical, emotional and spiritual difficulties from a physical, emotional and spiritual perspective thus, enabling an accelerated healing process.
Ingrid worked for 10 years in corporate and began attending numerous courses in self growth & alternative healing. Having obtained the highest available qualification in various modalities of Reiki in South Africa, she came to realise that she is an empath.
Wanting to work facilitating healing & self growth in others, she understands the pressures involved in the corporate world.
Ingrid completed an Honours degree in Social Work (1st major) & psychology (2nd major)- (BSW) through the University of South Africa (UNISA), while working part time as a Reiki healing practitioner and fitness instructor.
Ingrid studied alternative holistic healing for over 10 years (Eastern and Western Reiki styles, Mediumship, Angel Card reading and several spiritual and self growth workshop) through South African teachers and mentors, as well as through well known international teachers such as James Van Praaf (2017), Doreen Virtue (2014), Diana Cooper (2014), Dr Masaru Emoto (2011), Gordon Smith (2009) and Brandon Bays (2005).
Ingrid consults after hours and Saturdays to accommodate clients work obligations.
HPCSA Number: SACSSP Reg no: 10-40324
Practice Number: 089 000 0645516