Children & Adolescents

  • Scholastic assessments:  Psycho-diagnostic and neuropsychological assessment for children from the age of 7 and up and until the age of 16 with learning / concentration problems and intellectual difficulties.
  • Play therapy to assist with behavioural or emotional problems at home or at school:  including anger outbursts, inappropriate expression of emotions, specific fears (e.g. darkness), separation anxiety, enuresis, encopresis, performance anxiety, low self-esteem, oppositional defiance, ADHD and other impulse control problems, bullying, perfectionism, family conflict, sibling rivalry.
  • Parental guidance:  discipline, establishing routine and structure, effective communication, divorce announcement.
  • Therapy to come to terms with major life changes:  including adjustment to parental divorce, death in the family or being diagnosed with a terminal medical condition.
  • Trauma Counselling after exposure of acute stress situations (house robberies, motor vehicle accidents, witnessing of natural disaster).




Areas of special interest

  • Child grieve and bereavement therapy.
  • Therapy for survivors of trauma.



Psychotherapy and Counselling for adults for the following sorts of problems:

  • Relationship problems (including marital therapy)
  • Occupational / vocational  / work related problems
  • Stress
  • Trauma, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, Acute Stress Disorder
  • Grieve and bereavement
  • Low self-esteem / self-doubt / indecisiveness
  • Depression, anxiety and fear


I do not involve myself in any work that is psycho-legal or forensic in nature including: custody evaluations in the instance of divorce, child abuse investigations or clinical evaluations after motor vehicle accidents or medical procedures.

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