Trauma and PTSD Therapists in Rondebosch East

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Maryam Khan Waglay
Psychologist, HPCSA - Ind. Psych.
Verified
Verified
Hi, My name is Maryam Waglay, Industrial/Organizational Psychologist, Career Coach Brainworking Recursive Therapist( Trauma ) & Wellness Counsellor. Do you feel that you reached a crossroad and unsure which direction to take in terms of your career or personal life? Allow me to apply my specialist knowledge in organizational development, HR consulting, career development and assessments, counselling and coaching, rooted in psychological principles. I offer psychometric assessments and career guidance to high school students, subject choice and career guidance for matriculants, university students and anyone entering the world of work.
087 250 0616 x50
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Rondebosch East 7780
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R550 (individual)R850 (couples)
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Michelle Temmers Counselling Services
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
087 250 2042 x25
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Rondebosch East 7780
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Foundation Care: Social Worker in Private Practice
Counsellor, MA
Verified
Verified
Your current situation in life most probably is not where you would want to be. My aim is to help you start the process of ' laying the foundation to a HEALTHIER you'. I am always updating my knowledge and skills so that i can provide evidence based practices that would assist you in your journey.
087 250 0536 x45
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Rondebosch East 7780
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R600 (individual)R700 (couples)

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Colette Ann Rodrigues
Counsellor, MA
Verified
Verified
I am passionate about assisting people reach a place of contentment and fulfillment, be they coming from a place of loss and grief, life changes and divorce, trauma or bad choices. I am a qualified in EMDR. Inter-relational dynamics and family health are important, including communication, personal awareness and growth . I work strongly with children (play therapy), adolescents and adults around transitions, divorce, coping, trauma , grief and self development. My skills include addictions and co-dependency, mediation services, parenting plans and family assessments for care of children, helping children adjust and cope with change.
087 250 2042 x41
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Wynberg 7800
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R550 per session
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Laura Bester
Psychologist, MA, HPCSA - Clin. Psych.
Verified
Verified
My areas of interest include (but are not limited to) anxiety, depression, anger, trauma , bereavement, self-limiting or self-defeating behaviour patterns, identity, self-esteem, relationship conflict / interpersonal difficulties, and major life stressors and changes.
I am a clinical psychologist working in private practice in Claremont, Cape Town. I assist adolescents and adults who experience a range of psychological difficulties. I strive to provide a safe, confidential and non-judgmental space in which to explore your challenges, with the aim of alleviating your symptoms and effecting long-term change and personal growth.
087 250 0412 x61
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Claremont 7708
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Sadia Southgate
Counsellor, HPCSA - Counsellor
Verified
Verified
Areas of interest include; bullying, anger management, anxiety, ptsd , trauma , self-esteem, bereavement, behavioural issues, couples counselling, stress and any difficulties coping with life and challenges within yourself or family.
Counselling has become a part of my life and I believe that we should all strive to be our true authentic self. Counselling is not just a career but a calling where I can see how my purpose fuels my passion. Working as an effective, competent counsellor is what drives the level of integrity and willingness to see a difference in clients’ lives. Therefore I am dedicated to provide psychological services to individuals, toddlers, adolescents, young adults, adults, groups, couples and families. My aim is to create a space where clients can be their authentic self's.
087 250 2389 x94
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Plumstead 7800
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R550 per session
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Angé Nespola
Psychologist, MPsych, HPCSA - Couns. Psych.
Verified
Verified
You may need to process a loss or a trauma .
Seeking therapy can be daunting, so I'd like to tell you about my therapeutic approach and what you can expect. Through psychotherapy I journey with you in the pursuit of self-awareness and healing. ​In my sessions I promote gaining insight into yourself and processing emotions linked to past and present experiences. We will work to explore current difficulties and I will provide you with valuable tools to cope with life’s obstacles. In your first session you and I will discuss your needs and treatment goals to assist in personalising your therapeutic experience. 
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Rondebosch 7700
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Bianca de Vries Registered Counsellor
Counsellor, HPCSA - Counsellor
Verified
Verified
As South African's we face a remarkable amount of trauma , in our home, in the broader populace and now, in the form of a global pandemic.
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 2020- has become dearly important.
087 250 0914 x21
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Rondebosch 7700
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Liesl Eliastam
Psychologist, MSocSci, HPCSA - Couns. Psych.
Verified
Verified
My passion is working with clients who want to develop themselves at a personal and relational level. My ideal client is someone who has experienced great difficulty in life, whether it's an issue that persists from childhood or is more a recent trauma or setback; someone who understands that they need help and want to move forward in their lives, bringing tangible and sustainable change.....and freedom. I get excited about the transformational aspect that therapy can bring.
087 250 0616 x23
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Wynberg 7800
R1000 (individual)R1500 (couples)
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Siphelele Msawenkosi Nguse
Psychologist, MSocSci, HPCSA - Clin. Psych.
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
I am a Clinical Psychologist focusing on depression, anxiety, trauma , stress-related difficulties, suicidality, substance use and addiction, interpersonal and relational difficulties, and behavioural challenges. I also conduct forensic psychology assessments for court-related matters and employee wellness interventions. I conduct psychotherapy with individuals and groups from 11 years old, adults and the elderly. I work from a psychodynamic perspective to develop insight, optimize personal growth and healing. I am competent in different modalities; therefore, therapy is tailored according to your needs. This is your space!
087 250 2962 x89
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Mowbray 7700
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Karen Fleming
Psychologist, MA, HPCSA - Clin. Psych.
Verified
Verified
I work individually with adults who might be feeling overwhelmed or struggling to cope with difficulties that may be related to depression, anxiety, trauma and life changes. For the treatment of depression and anxiety disorders, I primarily make use of a skills based approach called Metacognitive Therapy (MCT). I am a certified EMDR practitioner, a helpful approach for the processing of trauma . I also draw from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and psychodynamic approaches, depending on the specific needs of the client.
087 250 0442 x17
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Newlands 7700
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BrainWorking Recursive Therapy SA
Psychologist, MA, HPCSA - Clin. Psych.
Verified
Verified
As a Psychologist practicing in one of the highest trauma locations in the world,I have had the opportunity to experience life in all forms.
Hi there! My name is Rafiq Lockhat and I have been in practice for more than 30 years. I have had the opportunity to work in Hospitals and Clinics, and have been an active member in the Psychological community, serving on professional boards at the HPCSA and held the Vice Chairperson position at the Psychological Society of South Africa. I am now the Master trainer and founder of BrainWorking Recursive Therapy in South Africa.I have always been in search of therapies that are faster and more cost effective for my clients. I see therapy as a bridge from where you are to your new self, living a fuller more meaningful daily existence.
087 250 0536 x84
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Gleemoor 7764
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Janine Liedeman
Counsellor, HPCSA - Counsellor
Verified
Verified
Services offered are Individual Counselling focusing on trauma , stress and anxiety addressing personal growth and development.
I am an individual, like any other, who has experienced many challenges in my life. These experiences have built a desire in me to help and coach others through life’s trauma and stress. ​ I focus on inner healing, self-growth, identity and success. ​
087 250 0914 x70
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Athlone 7760
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R400 (individual)R400 (couples)
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Luzelle Fish
Counsellor, HPCSA - Counsellor
Verified
Verified
I am a Registered Counsellor, focusing on trauma , childhood sexual abuse, confidence, self-worth, stress, phobias/fears, grief as well as sports performance.
Counselling provides a safe space to explore the problems that trouble all of us on this journey through life. We address behaviours, emotions and thoughts that are no longer serving us or which prevent us to optimally perform in different areas of our lives. This unfolding and unraveling may ultimately lead to improved relationships, new coping mechanisms, increased sense of self awareness, and personal development. My approach is warm and collaborative and I value the therapeutic relationship as a tool for meaningful change.
087 250 2042 x71
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Mowbray 7700
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R650 per session
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Tali Lanesman
Psychologist, MA, HPCSA - Clin. Psych.
Verified
Verified
If you’ve found yourself here, I understand that there’s a struggle in your life that’s worrying you. Perhaps it's something you've been struggling with for a long-time such as a childhood trauma , long-standing symptoms of anxiety or depression, or issues in your relationships. Or, maybe it's something new and challenging, such as the loss of a loved one, a diagnosis of an illness, school/work stress, or, in this time of lockdown, any overwhelming feelings such as anxiety, guilt, anger, depression, or exhaustion.
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Claremont 7708
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R900 per session
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Angela Marian Morton
I work with a large variety of clients from adolescents to retired persons, couple sessions as well as one-on-one sessions. Most of my clients are dealing with some of the following: trauma , anxiety, stress, depression, relationship problems, lack of direction, eating disorders, performance problems, emotional turmoil, low self-esteem or are just generally demotivated and tired! Some just need to talk through their grief or anger. They all come with the need to heal, manage the world and find the joy in their lives again.
087 250 0782 x96
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Kenilworth 7745
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R730 (individual)R730 (couples)
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Sive Ambesiwe Tuswa
BSocSci Hons
My therapeutic fields of interest include; career guidance, Relationship Affairs(intimate, Family or work), Addiction, Abuse, Adolescent stage challenges, Anxiety/ Stress, Phobia's, Depression, Trauma / PTSD , Bereavement/ Grief, Disability counseling.
I am a Bscosci Honours graduate, majored in Psychology. I offer individual counseling to Adolescents, Young Adults, and Adults. My focus is on personal growth, Addiction, adjustment and stress management, relationship difficulties, abuse recovery, emotion dysregulation, anxiety and depression related conditions, as well as trauma .
087 250 2748 x17
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Newlands 7700
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R350 (individual)R500 (couples)
Not accepting new clients
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Claire Williams
Counsellor, HPCSA - Counsellor
Verified
Verified
Crisis & Trauma | Sexuality & Gender | Anxiety and Depression | Couple Counselling | Family Dynamics | Body Image & Self-Esteem | Burnout Prevention & Management | Post-Partum Support | Empty Nest 'Syndrome' | Disordered Eating Coping Strategies.
I am a Registered Counsellor in the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town, offering psychological support through a variety of therapeutic interventions, and psychosocial groups. I offer medical aid rate counselling sessions to individuals, couples, and families, in both in practice at Foundations for Life and online via Google Meet. I am fully registered with both the Health Professions Council of South Africa and the Southern African Sexual Health Association.
087 250 0616 x73
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Rondebosch 7700
Not accepting new clients
Gadija Roshan
Psychologist, MA, HPCSA - Clin. Psych.
Verified
Verified
My areas of interest is Mood Disorders, Sexuality, Work Related stress & trauma work for both individuals and couples.
We are emotional beings who often need support, understanding someone to witness different aspects of our lives. As a therapist, I am able to offer a safe and containing space to help you journey through difficult aspects of your life.
087 250 0442 x99
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Claremont 7708
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Cathy Karassellos
Psychologist, MPsych, HPCSA - Clin. Psych.
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
Professional counsellors seeking supervision in the focus areas of Addiction and general adult psychotherapy, to address the areas of Therapeutic alliance i.e. transference & counter-transference; Case management; Ethics in Clinical Practice; Support and Burnout prevention. To build self-awareness and confidence. 30 yrs experience including managing addiction programs and teaching for UCT Dept of Psychiatry Postgraduate Diploma in Addictions. Adult Psychotherapy also offered in addictions, depression and other trauma .
087 250 0536 x25
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Rondebosch 7700
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Trauma and PTSD Counsellors

When should I seek treatment for trauma?

Not everyone who undergoes trauma needs therapy to heal, but many do. If, after experiencing a traumatic event, you find yourself struggling with symptoms such as nightmares, dissociation, irritability, or emotional numbness—especially if these symptoms last more than a month and are severe enough to interfere with your daily functioning—you may benefit from seeking out therapy with a trauma-informed provider.

How long does trauma therapy take?

Different types of therapy for trauma unfold on different timelines. Prolonged exposure therapy and cognitive processing therapy, for example, each take about three months, while trauma-informed CBT may last anywhere from 8 to 25 sessions. Other approaches, especially those that are less structured or that incorporate elements from multiple modalities, may be more open-ended, though many patients report feeling better within the first few months of treatment.

What happens if trauma is left untreated?

Unaddressed trauma can have serious—even devastating—effects on relationships, career, and day-to-day functioning. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) can lead people to distrust or lash out at others, making it difficult to maintain intimate relationships; it can also trigger symptoms such as flashbacks or hyperreactivity that can interfere with a person’s ability to function effectively, personally and/or professionally. Some sufferers turn to drugs to find relief. Symptoms may lessen on their own with time, but there is no guarantee that PTSD will resolve on its own.

Can PTSD come back after treatment?

It is possible for PTSD symptoms to recur months or years after successful treatment. This is because, like most mental health disorders, it is not possible to “cure” PTSD, and stressful life events may cause symptoms to recur in even the most resilient individuals. There is no shame in re-experiencing PTSD symptoms nor in returning to therapy when such relapses occur; indeed, many forms of trauma therapy explicitly encourage periodic “maintenance sessions” to reinforce coping skills and ensure that symptoms stay manageable.