Therapists in Goodwood

Laurika Rossouw Clinical Psychologist
Psychologist, MA, HPCSA - Clin. Psych.
Verified
Goodwood 7460
Therapy has several health benefits which helps people discover healthier habits and life patterns on a biological and mental level. Most people seek therapy when their coping skills fail or they experience life changing circumstances and require professional assistance in breaking away from negative or problematic habits to become a more aware version of themselves. As therapy is a conscious choice to learn healthier habits and coping mechanisms within a supportive, non- judgmental environment where your conversations remain confidential, you are able to resolve issues and learn new techniques to have a more satisfied life journey.
Therapy has several health benefits which helps people discover healthier habits and life patterns on a biological and mental level. Most people seek therapy when their coping skills fail or they experience life changing circumstances and require professional assistance in breaking away from negative or problematic habits to become a more aware version of themselves. As therapy is a conscious choice to learn healthier habits and coping mechanisms within a supportive, non- judgmental environment where your conversations remain confidential, you are able to resolve issues and learn new techniques to have a more satisfied life journey.
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Yandiswa Tinus
Registered Counsellor, HPCSA - Counsellor
Verified
1 Endorsed
Goodwood 7459
I am a qualified, compassionate Registered Counsellor who provides counselling to individuals & groups of all ages, race and cultural background.
I am a qualified, compassionate Registered Counsellor who provides counselling to individuals & groups of all ages, race and cultural background.
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Nontozamo Tsetse
Psychologist, MA, HPCSA - Couns. Psych.
Verified
Goodwood 7460
Are you facing emotional and mental difficulties and seeking the support of an understanding and compassionate therapist? Look no further.
Are you facing emotional and mental difficulties and seeking the support of an understanding and compassionate therapist? Look no further.
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Marineesa Majola
Psychologist, MSocSci, HPCSA - Couns. Psych.
Verified
Goodwood 7460
My name is Marineesa Majola and I am a registered Counselling Psychologist based in Goodwood, Cape Town. I have a passion for working with children, adolescents and families who are experiencing various life difficulties, life role transitions and adjustments. My work with children and adolescents is a collaborative working relationship that involves the parents as, I believe, this ensures open communication and trust in a safe and non-judgmental space.
My name is Marineesa Majola and I am a registered Counselling Psychologist based in Goodwood, Cape Town. I have a passion for working with children, adolescents and families who are experiencing various life difficulties, life role transitions and adjustments. My work with children and adolescents is a collaborative working relationship that involves the parents as, I believe, this ensures open communication and trust in a safe and non-judgmental space.
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Jean-Pierre Senekal
Psychologist, MPsych, HPCSA - Clin. Psych.
Verified
Goodwood 7460
I am a clinical psychologist and my work is largely focused on individuals, blending long-term psycho-dynamic understanding with short-term practical application. I also work with groups, couples and families, helping to address challenges across those systems. The duration of therapy may be brief, between 1 and 3 sessions or may continue over time, depending on the presented needs. Therapy serves many needs, from managing crises, dealing with past experiences and working towards greater self-understanding and growth.
I am a clinical psychologist and my work is largely focused on individuals, blending long-term psycho-dynamic understanding with short-term practical application. I also work with groups, couples and families, helping to address challenges across those systems. The duration of therapy may be brief, between 1 and 3 sessions or may continue over time, depending on the presented needs. Therapy serves many needs, from managing crises, dealing with past experiences and working towards greater self-understanding and growth.
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Rene Alice Daniels
Psychologist, HPCSA - Ed. Psych.
Verified
Goodwood 7460
Everyone needs someone some of the time. School going children and adults all experience challenges throughout their life time. Trauma such as parents separating or are in the process of divorce, bereavement can be quite debilitating for children. Learning difficulties can make the school experience very challenging too. Children responses to trauma may result in enuresis or encopresis and other regressive behaviours. Adults struggling to come to terms with childhood trauma, bereavement, divorce, domestic violence and trauma, all of which can negatively affect functioning in daily life. Depression & anxiety often follow trauma.
Everyone needs someone some of the time. School going children and adults all experience challenges throughout their life time. Trauma such as parents separating or are in the process of divorce, bereavement can be quite debilitating for children. Learning difficulties can make the school experience very challenging too. Children responses to trauma may result in enuresis or encopresis and other regressive behaviours. Adults struggling to come to terms with childhood trauma, bereavement, divorce, domestic violence and trauma, all of which can negatively affect functioning in daily life. Depression & anxiety often follow trauma.
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Anthony Koller
Psychiatrist, MBChB, FC Psych(SA)
Verified
Goodwood 7460
I am a fully qualified psychiatrist in Cape Town, South Africa working in private practice. I am passionate about treating mental health disorders that hold people back in life but could be safely and effectively treated. In other words, my goal is to help a person reach their true potential in life, through working as a team to work through their problems rationally, with the use of medications if necessary and various psychotherapeutic techniques.
I am a fully qualified psychiatrist in Cape Town, South Africa working in private practice. I am passionate about treating mental health disorders that hold people back in life but could be safely and effectively treated. In other words, my goal is to help a person reach their true potential in life, through working as a team to work through their problems rationally, with the use of medications if necessary and various psychotherapeutic techniques.
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Martha Tladi
Psychologist, MA, HPCSA - Couns. Psych.
Verified
2 Endorsed
Goodwood 7459
I am an experienced Psychologist working from both a Western and African perspective. I work from a CBT, Psychodynamic & Narrative Model. These are used interchangeably depending on the treatment & specific client needs. I work with a wide range of presenting problems such as Anxiety Disorders, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, depression, Social and Adjustment Disorders, Bereavement & Suicide, Managing emotions such as anger, relationship dynamics & a variety of psychosocial stressors. This includes working through effective communication skills and effectively managing difficult emotions.
I am an experienced Psychologist working from both a Western and African perspective. I work from a CBT, Psychodynamic & Narrative Model. These are used interchangeably depending on the treatment & specific client needs. I work with a wide range of presenting problems such as Anxiety Disorders, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, depression, Social and Adjustment Disorders, Bereavement & Suicide, Managing emotions such as anger, relationship dynamics & a variety of psychosocial stressors. This includes working through effective communication skills and effectively managing difficult emotions.
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Nakeeta Catherine Petersen
Psychologist, MA
Verified
Goodwood 7459  (Online Only)
The experience of psychological and emotional pain can feel very lonely. However it's important to know that everyone experiences the following at some point in their lives: depression, anxiety, anger outbursts, low self-esteem, academic problems, relationship difficulties, divorce, parenting difficulties, substance abuse and any other lived experience that has caused distress. Furthermore, needing help applies to adults, teenagers and children alike as pain knows no age. Your lived experience is unique and your concerns about yourself and your life is real.
The experience of psychological and emotional pain can feel very lonely. However it's important to know that everyone experiences the following at some point in their lives: depression, anxiety, anger outbursts, low self-esteem, academic problems, relationship difficulties, divorce, parenting difficulties, substance abuse and any other lived experience that has caused distress. Furthermore, needing help applies to adults, teenagers and children alike as pain knows no age. Your lived experience is unique and your concerns about yourself and your life is real.
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Kayla Calvert
Registered Counsellor, HPCSA - Counsellor
Verified
Goodwood 7460
We all face adversity and often experience traumatic events which are at times challenging to overcome. When we are faced with such challenges, we often want to deal with these emotions and stressors alone. Ultimately, this can heighten our emotions and sometimes makes things worse for us. I believe that everyone deserves a listening ear and to simply have a safe space to blow off steam and unpack the day. Counselling offers you a space to fully be yourself and discuss everything happening in your life.
We all face adversity and often experience traumatic events which are at times challenging to overcome. When we are faced with such challenges, we often want to deal with these emotions and stressors alone. Ultimately, this can heighten our emotions and sometimes makes things worse for us. I believe that everyone deserves a listening ear and to simply have a safe space to blow off steam and unpack the day. Counselling offers you a space to fully be yourself and discuss everything happening in your life.
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Solace Counselling Services
Registered Counsellor
Goodwood 7460
People can feel overwhelmed at times by the daily stress of life and problems can seem insurmountable. Speaking to a trained Counsellor like me can help you overcome life's challenges and help you make positive changes in your life and relationships.
People can feel overwhelmed at times by the daily stress of life and problems can seem insurmountable. Speaking to a trained Counsellor like me can help you overcome life's challenges and help you make positive changes in your life and relationships.
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Michelle Temmers Counselling Services
General Counsellor
Goodwood 7460
The mission of MT Counselling Services is to reach families and children who do not necessarily have easy and affordable access to mental health support services. The services I provide are individually tailored to the specific need of the client whilst keeping the service cost-effective. The services I provide include the below Behavioural Assessments Behavioural Plans (Teachers and Parents) Leadership workshops (Grades 6-7 , Grades 10-12) Developmental Delays Assessment and Report Conflict Mediation Teaching mindfulness Family Sessions Trauma Counselling Teaching Coping Strategies Academic Support Girls and Boys Empowerment
The mission of MT Counselling Services is to reach families and children who do not necessarily have easy and affordable access to mental health support services. The services I provide are individually tailored to the specific need of the client whilst keeping the service cost-effective. The services I provide include the below Behavioural Assessments Behavioural Plans (Teachers and Parents) Leadership workshops (Grades 6-7 , Grades 10-12) Developmental Delays Assessment and Report Conflict Mediation Teaching mindfulness Family Sessions Trauma Counselling Teaching Coping Strategies Academic Support Girls and Boys Empowerment
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Meliorem Wellness
General Counsellor, ASCHP Specialist Wellness Counsellor
Verified
2 Endorsed
Goodwood 7460
I am a Specialist Wellness Counsellor and offer a holistic based approach to counselling. I help individuals from all walks of life to find balance and mental well-being.
I am a Specialist Wellness Counsellor and offer a holistic based approach to counselling. I help individuals from all walks of life to find balance and mental well-being.
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Arnfried Klein-Werner
General Counsellor
Goodwood 7460
The pain of continued relational conflict, that just never seems to be resolved can eat at your soul, leaving you feeling alone and exhausted. The desire to have your partner know your pain and see your hurt is what you long for. Whether the pain has been caused by them, or whether you suffer from the pain of abuse at the hands of caregivers or others in your childhood, you want someone to know and understand what you are going through. You want the pain to stop and become free and whole. Sometimes you just wish you could run away.
The pain of continued relational conflict, that just never seems to be resolved can eat at your soul, leaving you feeling alone and exhausted. The desire to have your partner know your pain and see your hurt is what you long for. Whether the pain has been caused by them, or whether you suffer from the pain of abuse at the hands of caregivers or others in your childhood, you want someone to know and understand what you are going through. You want the pain to stop and become free and whole. Sometimes you just wish you could run away.
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Bianca de Vries Registered Counsellor
Registered Counsellor, HPCSA - Counsellor
Verified
Goodwood 7460  (Online Only)
I seek to help anyone dealing with traumatic experiences; as well as individuals who need help coping with daily life, and any significant life transitions. If your goal is to find healthy coping mechanisms, or to just move from a space of darkness into hopefulness, I will gladly facilitate that. Talk-therapy offers 50mins to just focus on yourself - something which, especially with the overwhelming nature of life- has become dearly important.
I seek to help anyone dealing with traumatic experiences; as well as individuals who need help coping with daily life, and any significant life transitions. If your goal is to find healthy coping mechanisms, or to just move from a space of darkness into hopefulness, I will gladly facilitate that. Talk-therapy offers 50mins to just focus on yourself - something which, especially with the overwhelming nature of life- has become dearly important.
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Tanja Smuts
Psychologist, MA, HPCSA - Clin. Psych.
Verified
1 Endorsed
Goodwood 7459
Waitlist for new clients
I focus on therapeutic work with children, adolescents and parents. I am happy to work with presenting issues such as developmental concerns, child emotional and behavioural problems, depression (including post-natal depression), anxiety, self-esteem end personality issues, family difficulties, bereavement, trauma and adjustment difficulties.
I focus on therapeutic work with children, adolescents and parents. I am happy to work with presenting issues such as developmental concerns, child emotional and behavioural problems, depression (including post-natal depression), anxiety, self-esteem end personality issues, family difficulties, bereavement, trauma and adjustment difficulties.
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Philip Jean du Toit
Registered Counsellor, HPCSA - Counsellor
Verified
Goodwood 7460
My ideal client is usually someone needing professional help for the first time and is hesitant to take that first step. Their needs, issues and goals are usually themselves, their partner, their kids or life in general.
My ideal client is usually someone needing professional help for the first time and is hesitant to take that first step. Their needs, issues and goals are usually themselves, their partner, their kids or life in general.
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Malissa Mariens
Registered Counsellor, HPCSA - Counsellor
Verified
Goodwood 7460  (Online Only)
Hi Psychology Today community, I am Malissa and I am a Registered Counsellor. I have a deep passion for mental health and providing skills and tools to clients to improve their self-awareness, their intrapersonal skills and regulating their emotions and in return, enriching their understanding of themselves, how they interact with others and how they effectively manage their daily stressors and emotional turmoil. I have over 5 years of experience in the counselling and mental health field whereby I provide individual counselling, group counselling and psycho-educational workshops to adults and adolescents.
Hi Psychology Today community, I am Malissa and I am a Registered Counsellor. I have a deep passion for mental health and providing skills and tools to clients to improve their self-awareness, their intrapersonal skills and regulating their emotions and in return, enriching their understanding of themselves, how they interact with others and how they effectively manage their daily stressors and emotional turmoil. I have over 5 years of experience in the counselling and mental health field whereby I provide individual counselling, group counselling and psycho-educational workshops to adults and adolescents.
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Melissa De Klerk
Social Worker, MSocSci
Verified
Goodwood 7459
Hi! I am Melissa. Are you navigating the challenges of life, relationships, or the workplace? Take a courageous step towards healing and growth with me, a compassionate social worker and therapist dedicated to your well-being. I provide holistic support for stress, burn-out, grief, loss, and relational trauma, by exploring and reframing dysfunctional patterns which sabotage your healing and growth. Couples and families are guided to strengthen connections or navigate pre-marital challenges. Difficult workplace dynamics are addressed in a safe, confidential space.
Hi! I am Melissa. Are you navigating the challenges of life, relationships, or the workplace? Take a courageous step towards healing and growth with me, a compassionate social worker and therapist dedicated to your well-being. I provide holistic support for stress, burn-out, grief, loss, and relational trauma, by exploring and reframing dysfunctional patterns which sabotage your healing and growth. Couples and families are guided to strengthen connections or navigate pre-marital challenges. Difficult workplace dynamics are addressed in a safe, confidential space.
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Ayesha Booley-Schreuder
Psychologist, MPsych, HPCSA - Clin. Psych.
Verified
Goodwood 7460
I am a Clinical Psychologist registered with the HPCSA and EAPA-SA. I have 16 years of diverse clinical experience working with individuals, couples, groups and organisations in both private and public sectors and with student wellness services at the tertiary level. I have consulted for the University of Cape Town for 9 years and in 2017, I co-founded Impilo Consulting, which is a specialist organisational development and support consultancy.
I am a Clinical Psychologist registered with the HPCSA and EAPA-SA. I have 16 years of diverse clinical experience working with individuals, couples, groups and organisations in both private and public sectors and with student wellness services at the tertiary level. I have consulted for the University of Cape Town for 9 years and in 2017, I co-founded Impilo Consulting, which is a specialist organisational development and support consultancy.
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How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in Goodwood

20+

Average cost per session

R600

Counsellors in Goodwood who prioritize treating:

85% Anxiety
85% Stress
77% Trauma and PTSD
73% Self Esteem
69% Relationship Issues
65% Depression
65% Bereavement

Average years in practice

7 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

100% Discovery Health
88% Momentum
88% Fedhealth

How Counsellors in Goodwood see their clients

89% In Person and Online
11% Online Only

Gender breakdown

84% Female
16% Male

FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in Goodwood?

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.