The mind I love most must have wild places, a tangled orchard where dark damsons drop in heavy grass, an overgrown little wood, the chance of a snake or two, a pool that nobody's fathomed the depth of, and paths threaded with flowers planted by the mind.
I am registered with a number of professional organisations and groups, including requisite statutory organisations in order to lawfully practice as a clinical psychologist and independent practitioner in South Africa. Please see below for more information about these organisations and groups, or click on the associated logo icon for more detailed information.
Health Professions Council of South Africa
The Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) regulates the different health professions in South Africa with regards to professional registration, education and training, professional, ethical, and healthcare best practice standards, and continuing professional development. I am registered with the HPCSA as a clinical psychologist, in independent practice. My registration number with the HPCSA is PS0122831.
Board of Healthcare Funders
The Board of Healthcare Funders (BHF) is a representative organisation for medical schemes throughout Southern Africa. Amongst other functions, the BHF is used by medical schemes, administrators and managed care organisations as well as healthcare practitioners, to facilitate efficient payment for professional services rendered. My practice number with the BHF is PN0573744.
MEMBERSHIPS and AFFILIATIONS
Psychological Society of South Africa
The Psychological Society of South Africa (PSYSSA) is a professional body representing the psychology profession in South Africa. It promotes psychology as a science, profession and as a means of furthering human development and well-being. As a professional South African representative body it is committed to the transformation and development of psychology in South Africa, and aims serve the needs and interests of all South Africans.
Cape Town Psychoanalytic Self Psychology Group
The Cape Town Psychoanalytic Self Psychology Group (CTPSPG) is an organisation that provides and facilitates professional collaboration and supervision, and development and training for psychoanalytic psychotherapists in the field of Self Psychology.
Centre for Group Analytic Studies
The Cape Town Centre for Group Analytic Studies (CGAS) furthers the development and training of mental health practitioners and other professionals working with small, medium, and large groups. CGAS programmes adopt a group analytic perspective and encourage the adaptation of this perspective to diverse South African contexts. I am registered with the CGAS Intermediate Group Programme, which is affiliated with the Institute for Group Analysis (IGA) in London.
Family Mediators Association of the Cape
The Family Mediators’ Association of the Cape (FAMAC) is a registered body for accredited professionals who provide mediation services relating to family and matrimonial matters. This includes matters arising from separation and divorce, such as child, parenting and financial matters. As an accreditation body, FAMAC establishes best practice standards for the profession, and also facilitates the development and training, and qualification of its members.