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Photo of Barry De Klerk, Registered Counsellor in St Francis Bay, Eastern Cape
Barry De Klerk
Registered Counsellor, HPCSA - Counsellor
Verified Verified
Humewood 6013  (Online Only)
This is my calling, to serve others! There is nothing I love more than to work with someone towards hope and a new beginning. I am a creative, flexible and passionate practitioner. Don't hesitate to contact me and let's put the puzzle back together one piece at a time.
This is my calling, to serve others! There is nothing I love more than to work with someone towards hope and a new beginning. I am a creative, flexible and passionate practitioner. Don't hesitate to contact me and let's put the puzzle back together one piece at a time.
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Photo of Kau Social Work and Life Coaching Services, Social Worker in St Francis Bay, Eastern Cape
Kau Social Work and Life Coaching Services
Social Worker, SACSSP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Korsten 6020
As a Social Worker and a Life coach, I support clients by providing them with tools to take action. I used evidence-based techniques to help my clients identify and address their needs, and develop strategies for coping with and overcoming these challenges. I work with individuals, couples, and families to address a variety of issues, including anxiety, depression, trauma, and relationship difficulties. I have a strong interest in unlocking people' potential to maximize their well-bein. I have a huge belief that all of us have the potential to be magnificent, we just need nourishment and light to move forward.
As a Social Worker and a Life coach, I support clients by providing them with tools to take action. I used evidence-based techniques to help my clients identify and address their needs, and develop strategies for coping with and overcoming these challenges. I work with individuals, couples, and families to address a variety of issues, including anxiety, depression, trauma, and relationship difficulties. I have a strong interest in unlocking people' potential to maximize their well-bein. I have a huge belief that all of us have the potential to be magnificent, we just need nourishment and light to move forward.
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Photo of Wayne Kelsall Hadley, General Counsellor in St Francis Bay, Eastern Cape
Wayne Kelsall Hadley
General Counsellor
Verified Verified
Kamma Park 6070
Hi thank you for your interest in my profile, I would really like to help you get into recovery and can assure you I will make this journey as pleasant as it is rewarding. I have first hand experience and knowledge of addiction and it’s crippling effects, not only on you but on your loved ones and friends. Let’s break free from its grip and make the one thing you wish for a reality. Sobriety, and the ability to drop the monkey and finally LIVE, make memories and enjoy the beauty that life has to offer. It appears an impossible task now, however that’s the disease talking, don’t listen to it. “Recovery Is Possible”
Hi thank you for your interest in my profile, I would really like to help you get into recovery and can assure you I will make this journey as pleasant as it is rewarding. I have first hand experience and knowledge of addiction and it’s crippling effects, not only on you but on your loved ones and friends. Let’s break free from its grip and make the one thing you wish for a reality. Sobriety, and the ability to drop the monkey and finally LIVE, make memories and enjoy the beauty that life has to offer. It appears an impossible task now, however that’s the disease talking, don’t listen to it. “Recovery Is Possible”
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Photo of Qhawe Agyapong Plaatjie, Psychologist in St Francis Bay, Eastern Cape
Qhawe Agyapong Plaatjie
Psychologist, MA, HPCSA - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Broadwood 6070
My name is Qhawe Plaatjie, and I am a dynamically trained Clinical Psychologist. I am also well-versed in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), both of which form my main interventions. However, my approach goes beyond just healing; I strongly believe in helping individuals discover and become the best versions of themselves. In my practice, I place great emphasis on building a strong and trusting relationship with my patients. I firmly believe that this relationship is the cornerstone for achieving meaningful change and healing.
My name is Qhawe Plaatjie, and I am a dynamically trained Clinical Psychologist. I am also well-versed in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), both of which form my main interventions. However, my approach goes beyond just healing; I strongly believe in helping individuals discover and become the best versions of themselves. In my practice, I place great emphasis on building a strong and trusting relationship with my patients. I firmly believe that this relationship is the cornerstone for achieving meaningful change and healing.
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Photo of Lize Olivier, Psychologist in St Francis Bay, Eastern Cape
Lize Olivier
Psychologist, MPsych, HPCSA - Ed. Psych.
Verified Verified
Walmer 6070
I am passionate about working with children, teenagers and young adults. I provide you and your child with more insight as well as tools and skills to thrive. I can assist with Psychological assessments and Therapy for children of all ages, teens and young adults. Working closely with parents guiding and empowering them to help their children to function optimally is my privilege. I work holistically and also empower teachers to support your child. I am fully bilingual in English and Afrikaans.
I am passionate about working with children, teenagers and young adults. I provide you and your child with more insight as well as tools and skills to thrive. I can assist with Psychological assessments and Therapy for children of all ages, teens and young adults. Working closely with parents guiding and empowering them to help their children to function optimally is my privilege. I work holistically and also empower teachers to support your child. I am fully bilingual in English and Afrikaans.
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Photo of Motshabi Catherine Mokolobate, Psychologist in St Francis Bay, Eastern Cape
Motshabi Catherine Mokolobate
Psychologist, MPsych, HPCSA - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Port Elizabeth 6001  (Online Only)
I believe that mental health is an integral part of our well-being which is underpinned by an appreciation of the intricate interplay between the mind, environment, and physiology. Life challenges should not steal your joy but rather be an opportunity for personal growth. I believe that attitude is key therefore changing your perspective about life is a big step towards healing and living a better quality of life. Just like physical health mental health is something to be celebrated and worth investing in. -Carpe Diem-
I believe that mental health is an integral part of our well-being which is underpinned by an appreciation of the intricate interplay between the mind, environment, and physiology. Life challenges should not steal your joy but rather be an opportunity for personal growth. I believe that attitude is key therefore changing your perspective about life is a big step towards healing and living a better quality of life. Just like physical health mental health is something to be celebrated and worth investing in. -Carpe Diem-
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Photo of Kelly de Rosner, Registered Counsellor in St Francis Bay, Eastern Cape
Kelly de Rosner
Registered Counsellor, HPCSA - Counsellor
Verified Verified
Plettenberg Bay 6600
I believe every individual has their own unique reality composed of life experiences, personality, knowledge and emotions that shape their perspectives of the world. I offer a safe, non judgemental space where you are able to deeply explore and process stressful life events and times of transition. A space where you are able to discover parts of yourself, seek meaning, recognise your personal power and honour your life story. My approach is firmly rooted in deep compassion, unconditional positive regard and a genuine openheartedness. “People only seriously consider change when they feel accepted for exactly who they are.”
I believe every individual has their own unique reality composed of life experiences, personality, knowledge and emotions that shape their perspectives of the world. I offer a safe, non judgemental space where you are able to deeply explore and process stressful life events and times of transition. A space where you are able to discover parts of yourself, seek meaning, recognise your personal power and honour your life story. My approach is firmly rooted in deep compassion, unconditional positive regard and a genuine openheartedness. “People only seriously consider change when they feel accepted for exactly who they are.”
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Photo of Joshua Blignaut Registered Counsellor , Registered Counsellor in St Francis Bay, Eastern Cape
Joshua Blignaut Registered Counsellor
Registered Counsellor, HPCSA - Counsellor
Verified Verified
Willow Glen 6025
Are you looking for individual, relationship or group counseling? I provide counselling service’s personalized to each client to guide them through their challenges and making sense of the thoughts and emotions. I aim to create a space in which clients can explore and challenge themselves in pursuit of their counselling goals without feeling judged. I provide my services to clients both in-person as well as online in order to overcome barriers such as distance and busy work and life schedules.
Are you looking for individual, relationship or group counseling? I provide counselling service’s personalized to each client to guide them through their challenges and making sense of the thoughts and emotions. I aim to create a space in which clients can explore and challenge themselves in pursuit of their counselling goals without feeling judged. I provide my services to clients both in-person as well as online in order to overcome barriers such as distance and busy work and life schedules.
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Photo of Luke Morgan Bands, Psychologist in St Francis Bay, Eastern Cape
Luke Morgan Bands
Psychologist, MA, HPCSA - Couns. Psych.
Verified Verified
Port Elizabeth 6001
I believe that each person is an incredibly unique and complex being. I do my utmost to fully understand who you are. Whether you have a specific goal for therapy, or whether you are sitting with a vague sense that something in your life is just not right, I want to help you understand it. I believe that people's experiences of relationships play a role in how they view themselves and others. I therefore prioritize creating a safe space to explore your concerns.
I believe that each person is an incredibly unique and complex being. I do my utmost to fully understand who you are. Whether you have a specific goal for therapy, or whether you are sitting with a vague sense that something in your life is just not right, I want to help you understand it. I believe that people's experiences of relationships play a role in how they view themselves and others. I therefore prioritize creating a safe space to explore your concerns.
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Photo of Zintle Yokwe, Psychologist in St Francis Bay, Eastern Cape
Zintle Yokwe
Psychologist, MA, HPCSA - Couns. Psych.
Verified Verified
Sidwell 6001
I am passionate about mental health and through therapy I seek to positively transform lives and ensure holistic growth for individuals. The approach that I often use is informed by the client’s presentation and needs. Seeking psychological assistance is a brave step that shows strength rather than weakness. People continuously strive to better themselves and I am happy to provide a safe space that allows them to do that.
I am passionate about mental health and through therapy I seek to positively transform lives and ensure holistic growth for individuals. The approach that I often use is informed by the client’s presentation and needs. Seeking psychological assistance is a brave step that shows strength rather than weakness. People continuously strive to better themselves and I am happy to provide a safe space that allows them to do that.
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Photo of Madeleine Swart, General Counsellor in St Francis Bay, Eastern Cape
Madeleine Swart
General Counsellor, BSocSci Hons, ASCHP Specialist Wellness Counsellor
Verified Verified
Port Elizabeth 6001
I am a General & Pastoral counselor. I have specialized training in Trauma Counseling and Trauma Debriefings, Domestic Violence Advocacy & Sexual Assault Counseling. I also received specialized training in Relationship Counseling (ie. marriage counseling, betrayal trauma, infidelity), Pregnancy-Related Counseling (ie. post-partum, infertility, miscarriage, abortion), and Counseling for First-Responders that involves managing job-related stressors with general life. As a registered Emergency Services Chaplain, I frequently assist members of SAPS, the Metro, Traffic Officers, Paramedics, Firefighters, etc. and their families.
I am a General & Pastoral counselor. I have specialized training in Trauma Counseling and Trauma Debriefings, Domestic Violence Advocacy & Sexual Assault Counseling. I also received specialized training in Relationship Counseling (ie. marriage counseling, betrayal trauma, infidelity), Pregnancy-Related Counseling (ie. post-partum, infertility, miscarriage, abortion), and Counseling for First-Responders that involves managing job-related stressors with general life. As a registered Emergency Services Chaplain, I frequently assist members of SAPS, the Metro, Traffic Officers, Paramedics, Firefighters, etc. and their families.
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Photo of The First Steps, General Counsellor in St Francis Bay, Eastern Cape
The First Steps
General Counsellor, ASCHP Specialist Wellness Counsellor
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Framesby 6045
You're tired of wAndering around wOndering if you're living someone else's life! Its not uncommon to ask: 'Who, am I'? The more time passes the less you seem to gain answers and may feel lost. You want find the truth to live a satisfied and fulfilled life where just being yourself matters. And where you simply want to find out your purpose, calling and gifts to be useful and successful in it. Let me help you find and be yourSELF.
You're tired of wAndering around wOndering if you're living someone else's life! Its not uncommon to ask: 'Who, am I'? The more time passes the less you seem to gain answers and may feel lost. You want find the truth to live a satisfied and fulfilled life where just being yourself matters. And where you simply want to find out your purpose, calling and gifts to be useful and successful in it. Let me help you find and be yourSELF.
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Photo of Kim Castle, Psychologist in St Francis Bay, Eastern Cape
Kim Castle
Psychologist, MPsych, HPCSA - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Newton Park 6045  (Online Only)
I specialize in the treatment of all intrapsychic and interpersonal issues that a person may be experiencing - such as anxiety, depression, mood disorders, anger issues, issues related to self-esteem, work difficulties, bereavement and relationship issues etc
I specialize in the treatment of all intrapsychic and interpersonal issues that a person may be experiencing - such as anxiety, depression, mood disorders, anger issues, issues related to self-esteem, work difficulties, bereavement and relationship issues etc
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Photo of Dr. Angelique McConney, Psychologist in St Francis Bay, Eastern Cape
Dr. Angelique McConney
Psychologist, PhD, HPCSA - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Summerstrand 6001
Life can be tough. We live in a world with so much pressure on everyone, young and old. There is so much pressure and expectations to be and behave in a certain way, with little room to check in with ourselves. Amid all of this we are sometimes confronted with challenges that disrupts us in ways that we cannot cope by ourselves, and we need some support. As a therapist, it is important for me to create a space where each individual feels comfortable and safe enough to authentically share their experiences and challenges without fear of judgment, irrespective of their beliefs, backgrounds or the social systems they are part of.
Life can be tough. We live in a world with so much pressure on everyone, young and old. There is so much pressure and expectations to be and behave in a certain way, with little room to check in with ourselves. Amid all of this we are sometimes confronted with challenges that disrupts us in ways that we cannot cope by ourselves, and we need some support. As a therapist, it is important for me to create a space where each individual feels comfortable and safe enough to authentically share their experiences and challenges without fear of judgment, irrespective of their beliefs, backgrounds or the social systems they are part of.
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Photo of Siphiwe Ramalwa, Social Worker in St Francis Bay, Eastern Cape
Siphiwe Ramalwa
Social Worker, BSocSci Hons
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
Motherwell 6211
Greetings. I'm based in Motherwell, Port Elizabeth. Life can be challenging to navigate and taking the first step toward therapy can be daunting. When you take this courageous step, you will be met with warmth and empathy.  I work with clients who are struggling with trauma, grief, low self esteem, stress, anxiety, coping skills and depression. I also render pre-marital, couple counselling as well. I am intentional about building a relationship with my clients that is rooted in trust and safety. We will work together to reduce emotional distress, recover hope, and build resiliency. Face to face and online.
Greetings. I'm based in Motherwell, Port Elizabeth. Life can be challenging to navigate and taking the first step toward therapy can be daunting. When you take this courageous step, you will be met with warmth and empathy.  I work with clients who are struggling with trauma, grief, low self esteem, stress, anxiety, coping skills and depression. I also render pre-marital, couple counselling as well. I am intentional about building a relationship with my clients that is rooted in trust and safety. We will work together to reduce emotional distress, recover hope, and build resiliency. Face to face and online.
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Frances Collett
Psychologist, MA, HPCSA - Couns. Psych.
Verified Verified
Walmer Heights 6070
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Julie Hollely
Psychologist, MPsych, HPCSA - Couns. Psych.
Verified Verified
Lovemore Heights 6070
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Photo of lance Jacobs, Psychologist in St Francis Bay, Eastern Cape
lance Jacobs
Psychologist, MA, HPCSA - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Bethelsdorp 6059
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Photo of Nandi Fleming, General Counsellor in St Francis Bay, Eastern Cape
Nandi Fleming
General Counsellor, MA
Verified Verified
Kabega Park 6025  (Online Only)
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Photo of Deidre Cecile Burjins, Social Worker in St Francis Bay, Eastern Cape
Deidre Cecile Burjins
Social Worker
Verified Verified
Malabar 6020
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FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in St Francis Bay?

Search for nearby psychologists or counsellors by inputting your city, postcode, or a provider’s name into the search bar. From there, you can filter providers by the issues they treat, cost, insurance, gender, and other factors to find providers who are well-suited to your needs. To navigate between locations within the same country, enter a new city or postcode into the search bar.

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Is everyone in the Psychology Today Therapy Directory a licensed therapist?

Psychologists listed in the directory are registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA). The majority of General Counsellors featured in the directory align themselves with reputable professional bodies, particularly the Association for Supportive Counsellors and Holistic Practitioners. All Registered Counsellors listed must be registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA). Social Workers listed in the directory must be registered with the South African Council for Social Service Professionals.

Providers whose professional membership or primary credential has been verified by Psychology Today are signified by a “Verified” symbol. Given that professional memberships are not a statutory requirement for general counsellors in South Africa, certain qualified professionals or organisations may choose not to maintain such memberships despite possessing the necessary qualifications. They may be selectively included without the “Verified” seal.

What’s the difference between a psychologist, a therapist, and a counsellor?

Psychologists, counsellors and social workers can all provide counselling or talking therapy and have credentials and supervised, practical experience that enable them to do so in South Africa.

Psychologists have five years training in psychology, have completed an internship over 12 months, and have completed the National Examination of the Professional Board for Psychology. They must be registered with Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA). Registered Counsellors must have at least four years of study at a university or college, such as the Bachelor of Psychology and have completed the National Examination of the Professional Board for Psychology. General counsellors, such as Supportive Counsellors, Holistic Counsellors, and Wellness Counsellors, registered with the ASCHP must possess at least an NQF Level 4 qualification. Social Workers must possess a Bachelor of Social Work and must have completed an approved internship in the social service sector.

What type of therapy is right for me?

The type of therapy best suited to a particular individual depends on several factors, including their primary reason for seeking therapy, their preferred timeline (some therapy types last for a set number of sessions, while others are open-ended), and their personality and preferences—some may prefer a more structured approach. For many individuals, multiple types of therapy could provide a good fit.

How much does therapy cost?

The cost of therapy depends on a number of variables, including location and the therapist’s experience and training. On average, the cost of a therapy session in South Africa could be between R600 and R1,500. If you have private insurance, your plan may cover some if not all of your sessions. You should contact your insurance provider to determine if they provide coverage for therapy sessions and to determine what, if any, requirements they might have in order for your sessions to be covered, such as a referral from your GP or medical specialist.

What are more affordable or low cost therapy solutions?

Many therapists offer sliding scale payments, usually on a limited number of slots, which consists in an agreement between the therapist and a client to pay a reduced rate. Therapists who provide such arrangements often consider the client's income or ability to pay, but the extent of the discount is ultimately at the therapist's discretion. Furthermore, while group therapy may have different goals and benefits compared to individual therapy, it can be a more affordable solution to address certain types of issues.

Is online therapy cheaper than in-person therapy?

Many therapists charge the same amount for online therapy as they do for in-person therapy—though clients may still find this cost-effective if it cuts down on their transportation costs. Health insurance plans often offer equivalent coverage for online and in-person therapy; indeed, in many places, they are legally required to do so. Text-based or on-demand therapy apps may be cheaper than traditional one-on-one psychotherapy; however, the practice may be less effective and is not likely to be covered by insurance.

Is online therapy a good option?

Therapy conducted online can be just as effective as in-person therapy, as long as there is a strong alliance between the client and the therapist. To find a therapist who provides telehealth services to clients in your area, click “Online Therapy” on the directory homepage and search by your city or town or your postcode.

Are therapy sessions confidential?

Therapists who are registered with the HPCSA and professional organisations such as PsySSA or the ASCHP are bound by an ethical framework that requires them to uphold a confidentiality agreement. Confidentiality is a crucial part of the therapeutic relationship and only under specific circumstances, such as when there is the potential or known harm to the client, or as required by law, will a therapist be obligated to break the agreement. These exceptions to the confidentiality agreement are usually discussed during the initial consultation.