Therapists in Wilderness

Photo of Charlotte Koehorst in Wilderness, Western Cape
Charlotte Koehorst
MA
Verified
Wilderness 6538
Music therapy has proven benefits for people facing challenges in mental health, or simply interested in self-growth. During group or individual sessions clients learn how to connect with others, and practise presence & flow through improvisation. No musical experience necessary. Other MT specialisation areas include motor-neuron disease (Parkinson's, Stroke) speech & developmental delay and neurodiversity (Autism spectrum), as well as Alzheimer's disease. Music is a therapeutic medium which bypasses verbal processes and activates more parts of the brain than any other activity.
Music therapy has proven benefits for people facing challenges in mental health, or simply interested in self-growth. During group or individual sessions clients learn how to connect with others, and practise presence & flow through improvisation. No musical experience necessary. Other MT specialisation areas include motor-neuron disease (Parkinson's, Stroke) speech & developmental delay and neurodiversity (Autism spectrum), as well as Alzheimer's disease. Music is a therapeutic medium which bypasses verbal processes and activates more parts of the brain than any other activity.
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Photo of Miles Bean, Psychologist in Wilderness, Western Cape
Miles Bean
Psychologist, MA, HPCSA - Clin. Psych.
Verified
Wilderness 6538
I am a registered clinical psychologist in George/Wilderness on the Garden route. I have extensive experience working in an integrative framework with adults and adolescents. Together we can explore feelings, thoughts and actions so as to optimize growth and development towards a more authentic way of being.
I am a registered clinical psychologist in George/Wilderness on the Garden route. I have extensive experience working in an integrative framework with adults and adolescents. Together we can explore feelings, thoughts and actions so as to optimize growth and development towards a more authentic way of being.
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Photo of Ashley Wendy Lourens, General Counsellor in Wilderness, Western Cape
Ashley Wendy Lourens
General Counsellor
Verified
Wilderness 6560
A particular area of interest for me is the effects of the hormonal and reproductive system on women’s mental health. Additionally, I have extensive experience with clients experiencing grief, depression, relationship difficulties, burnout, anxiety and trauma. I also have experience assisting clients to navigate and develop in the workplace. I prefer for my clients and me to focus on healing holistically. This means simultaneously addressing personal, relational and environmental (past/present) factors rather than focusing on a specific label.
A particular area of interest for me is the effects of the hormonal and reproductive system on women’s mental health. Additionally, I have extensive experience with clients experiencing grief, depression, relationship difficulties, burnout, anxiety and trauma. I also have experience assisting clients to navigate and develop in the workplace. I prefer for my clients and me to focus on healing holistically. This means simultaneously addressing personal, relational and environmental (past/present) factors rather than focusing on a specific label.
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Photo of Neville McLean, Psychologist in Wilderness, Western Cape
Neville McLean
Psychologist, MA, HPCSA - Couns. Psych.
Verified
Wilderness 6538
Not accepting new clients
Greetings, I am a middle aged Psychologist working in Private Practice. I have a number of years of experience in working in both private practice and recovery centres. My office is located in the beautiful, serene and discrete Harkerville area (between Knysna and Pletternberg Bay). I am also able to do home visits or sessions via Zoom.
Greetings, I am a middle aged Psychologist working in Private Practice. I have a number of years of experience in working in both private practice and recovery centres. My office is located in the beautiful, serene and discrete Harkerville area (between Knysna and Pletternberg Bay). I am also able to do home visits or sessions via Zoom.
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Photo of Dr. Mariska Carter, Psychologist in Wilderness, Western Cape
Dr. Mariska Carter
Psychologist, PhD, HPCSA - Clin. Psych.
Verified
Wilderness 6538
I love working with people, and it is a privilege for me to be able to combine my passion, training, professional, and personal experience to support people in their personal growth and improve their sense of well-being. I believe all people can thrive given the right circumstances, skills, and support. I strive to provide clients with a safe space where they can feel heard and empowered in their healing process.
I love working with people, and it is a privilege for me to be able to combine my passion, training, professional, and personal experience to support people in their personal growth and improve their sense of well-being. I believe all people can thrive given the right circumstances, skills, and support. I strive to provide clients with a safe space where they can feel heard and empowered in their healing process.
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Johann Krynauw
Psychologist, MA, HPCSA - Clin. Psych.
Verified
Wilderness 6538
Person-Centered Therapy, believed that everyone is different and, therefore, everyone’s view of his or her own world, and ability to manage it, should be trusted. All of us have the power to find the best solutions for ourselves and make appropriate changes in our lives. As your psychologist I will provide unconditional positive regard, which means I will be empathetic and non-judgmental to convey your feelings of understanding, trust, and confidence that encourage you to make your own decisions and choices. I place high value on empathetic understanding, which means I completely understand and accept your thoughts and feelings.
Person-Centered Therapy, believed that everyone is different and, therefore, everyone’s view of his or her own world, and ability to manage it, should be trusted. All of us have the power to find the best solutions for ourselves and make appropriate changes in our lives. As your psychologist I will provide unconditional positive regard, which means I will be empathetic and non-judgmental to convey your feelings of understanding, trust, and confidence that encourage you to make your own decisions and choices. I place high value on empathetic understanding, which means I completely understand and accept your thoughts and feelings.
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Photo of Wayne Kelsall Hadley, General Counsellor in Wilderness, Western Cape
Wayne Kelsall Hadley
General Counsellor
Verified
Wilderness 6538
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. Join me and we WILL break free.
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. Join me and we WILL break free.
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Photo of Angé Nespola, Psychologist in Wilderness, Western Cape
Angé Nespola
Psychologist, MPsych, HPCSA - Couns. Psych.
Verified
1 Endorsed
Wilderness 6538
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. 
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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Photo of Izak Malan, Psychologist in Wilderness, Western Cape
Izak Malan
Psychologist, MA, HPCSA - Couns. Psych.
Verified
Wilderness 6560
Christian Psychologist providing Virtual and In-person therapy in George. I love Jesus Christ and is a registered Psychologist. I use the Word of God as my standard, together with my qualifications and experience. Life is beautiful and I help people to experience the beauty of life despite the situation they are in. Are you facing a challenge in your marriage or at work? Is everyday life getting you down? Then it’s time for professional assistance. I have a passion for people and their wellbeing and want them to experience meaning and joy in life. Under the guidance of the Holy Spirit it will be possible.
Christian Psychologist providing Virtual and In-person therapy in George. I love Jesus Christ and is a registered Psychologist. I use the Word of God as my standard, together with my qualifications and experience. Life is beautiful and I help people to experience the beauty of life despite the situation they are in. Are you facing a challenge in your marriage or at work? Is everyday life getting you down? Then it’s time for professional assistance. I have a passion for people and their wellbeing and want them to experience meaning and joy in life. Under the guidance of the Holy Spirit it will be possible.
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Photo of Estea Fourie, General Counsellor in Wilderness, Western Cape
Estea Fourie
General Counsellor, MSc
Verified
George 6529
I consult with individuals and families, focusing on adolescents and their world. My clients mostly seek insight and solutions to personal or life challenges, including anxiety and stress.
I consult with individuals and families, focusing on adolescents and their world. My clients mostly seek insight and solutions to personal or life challenges, including anxiety and stress.
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Photo of Anelise Kennedy, Psychologist in Wilderness, Western Cape
Anelise Kennedy
Psychologist, MA, HPCSA - Couns. Psych.
Verified
George 6529
My clients usually find themselves at life transitions or emotional crossroads. They face problems like low self-esteem, depression, anxiety, bipolar mood disorder, eating disorders, early childhood trauma, difficult life choices, early or mid-career stress, burn out, relationship difficulties and conflict, divorce, traumatic life events and grief.
My clients usually find themselves at life transitions or emotional crossroads. They face problems like low self-esteem, depression, anxiety, bipolar mood disorder, eating disorders, early childhood trauma, difficult life choices, early or mid-career stress, burn out, relationship difficulties and conflict, divorce, traumatic life events and grief.
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Photo of Carel Pj Mouton, Social Worker in Wilderness, Western Cape
Carel Pj Mouton
Social Worker, MA
Verified
George 6530
I aim to enable men and women to thrive by becoming the best version of themselves. The process addresses trauma, anger, stress and anxiety within themselves and their relationships through emotional awareness and practical interventions. During the sessions, I strive to enable my clients to experience physical and emotional relief from stress, anxiety and embodied trauma.
I aim to enable men and women to thrive by becoming the best version of themselves. The process addresses trauma, anger, stress and anxiety within themselves and their relationships through emotional awareness and practical interventions. During the sessions, I strive to enable my clients to experience physical and emotional relief from stress, anxiety and embodied trauma.
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Photo of Dr. Christina van der Merwe, Psychologist in Wilderness, Western Cape
Dr. Christina van der Merwe
Psychologist, PhD, HPCSA - Clin. Psych.
Verified
George 6529
I specialize in helping young people and their families in facing a wide range of mental health challenges. My aim in our engagement is to create a nurturing, compassionate, and safe environment where you can feel truly supported. Employing evidence-based strategies tailored to your unique circumstances, we will collaborate to address the challenges you're encountering, fostering resilience, and facilitating lasting positive change. I have a specific interest and experience in treating individuals with disordered eating.
I specialize in helping young people and their families in facing a wide range of mental health challenges. My aim in our engagement is to create a nurturing, compassionate, and safe environment where you can feel truly supported. Employing evidence-based strategies tailored to your unique circumstances, we will collaborate to address the challenges you're encountering, fostering resilience, and facilitating lasting positive change. I have a specific interest and experience in treating individuals with disordered eating.
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Photo of Sanda Maps Consulting (Pty) Ltd, Social Worker in Wilderness, Western Cape
Sanda Maps Consulting (Pty) Ltd
Social Worker
Verified
George 6529
I am a social worker in private practice based in Gqeberha, my areas of expertise are bereavement, behavioral problems and emotional disturbance. I offer counselling and coaching services to adults and teenagers; I am very zealous about working with teenagers and journeying with them as they work on adjusting their behavioral challenges.
I am a social worker in private practice based in Gqeberha, my areas of expertise are bereavement, behavioral problems and emotional disturbance. I offer counselling and coaching services to adults and teenagers; I am very zealous about working with teenagers and journeying with them as they work on adjusting their behavioral challenges.
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Photo of Lientjie Nel, Psychologist in Wilderness, Western Cape
Lientjie Nel
Psychologist, MA, HPCSA - Ind. Psych.
Verified
George 6529
I have been practicing as an Industrial Organisational Psychologist for the past 10 years. My focus and experience relates to Career Counselling, Psychometric assessments for Selection & Development, Employee Gap Analysis and Talent Management. I am accredited on assessment instruments including Personality Assessments, Interest, Aptitude and Ability, Emotional Intelligence, Learning Potential and more.
I have been practicing as an Industrial Organisational Psychologist for the past 10 years. My focus and experience relates to Career Counselling, Psychometric assessments for Selection & Development, Employee Gap Analysis and Talent Management. I am accredited on assessment instruments including Personality Assessments, Interest, Aptitude and Ability, Emotional Intelligence, Learning Potential and more.
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Photo of GETeducare.co.za, General Counsellor in Wilderness, Western Cape
GETeducare.co.za
General Counsellor, BSocSci Hons, PsySSA Counsellor
George 6529
Hester Katarina de Lange practice is based on a Neurodiversity perspective. Your brain is made up of networks of small cells called Neurons that communicate Electro-Chemically to enable you to think, feel, and interact with the world around you. When this system becomes overwhelmed we become anxious or stressed. Counseling helps reduce stress and improve your well-being, by addressing the causes of stress or by reducing the impact of stress on your body and on your mind. Key support focus areas: ​Stress-Attachment-Sleep-Anxiety-Neurodiversity.
Hester Katarina de Lange practice is based on a Neurodiversity perspective. Your brain is made up of networks of small cells called Neurons that communicate Electro-Chemically to enable you to think, feel, and interact with the world around you. When this system becomes overwhelmed we become anxious or stressed. Counseling helps reduce stress and improve your well-being, by addressing the causes of stress or by reducing the impact of stress on your body and on your mind. Key support focus areas: ​Stress-Attachment-Sleep-Anxiety-Neurodiversity.
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Photo of Jodi Tromp Clinical Psychologist, Psychologist in Wilderness, Western Cape
Jodi Tromp Clinical Psychologist
Psychologist, MA, HPCSA - Clin. Psych.
Verified
George 6529
I am Jodi Tromp practicing as a Clinical Psychologist in George, South Africa. My training and work experience includes providing assessments and psychotherapy to children, adolescents and adults from various backgrounds and walks of life. I have work experience at Stikland Psychiatric Hospital, Weskoppies Psychiatric Hospital as well as Steve Biko Tertiary Hospital and Akeso Clinic in George. I have post graduate training in Addiction treatment, which is a special interest of mine. Other interests include trauma for which I use Eye Movement Reprocessing and Desensitization Therapy (EMDR) and mood and relationship difficulties.
I am Jodi Tromp practicing as a Clinical Psychologist in George, South Africa. My training and work experience includes providing assessments and psychotherapy to children, adolescents and adults from various backgrounds and walks of life. I have work experience at Stikland Psychiatric Hospital, Weskoppies Psychiatric Hospital as well as Steve Biko Tertiary Hospital and Akeso Clinic in George. I have post graduate training in Addiction treatment, which is a special interest of mine. Other interests include trauma for which I use Eye Movement Reprocessing and Desensitization Therapy (EMDR) and mood and relationship difficulties.
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Photo of Safe Space Therapy- Ms Emma Gibbons , Social Worker in Wilderness, Western Cape
Safe Space Therapy- Ms Emma Gibbons
Social Worker, MA
Verified
George 6529
In a perfect world, everyone would be receiving professional mental health counselling. I have worked with individuals, families and couples from rural to urban communities. I want to provide an non judgmental and convenient environment for you to share your darkest thoughts and concerns. I am the vehicle of change, that brings you to your full potential.
In a perfect world, everyone would be receiving professional mental health counselling. I have worked with individuals, families and couples from rural to urban communities. I want to provide an non judgmental and convenient environment for you to share your darkest thoughts and concerns. I am the vehicle of change, that brings you to your full potential.
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Photo of Cayley Lewin, Occupational Therapist in Wilderness, Western Cape
Cayley Lewin
Occupational Therapist
Verified
George 6529
I am very passionate about helping clients understand both themselves and the people around them better. This is from a personal and relationship base. How you handle emotions, stress and challenges and what changes can be made to help you cope better. I am very passionate about understanding your sensory systems- this is what overstimulates you and what helps calm you. Working with sensory systems in both your personal and work environment to manage your daily life, stress and anxiety better. I have a very calm and compassionate approach, first wanting to understand the individual and their needs before we look at intervention.
I am very passionate about helping clients understand both themselves and the people around them better. This is from a personal and relationship base. How you handle emotions, stress and challenges and what changes can be made to help you cope better. I am very passionate about understanding your sensory systems- this is what overstimulates you and what helps calm you. Working with sensory systems in both your personal and work environment to manage your daily life, stress and anxiety better. I have a very calm and compassionate approach, first wanting to understand the individual and their needs before we look at intervention.
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Online Therapists

Photo of Carin Olwagen, Registered Counsellor in Wilderness, Western Cape
Carin Olwagen
Registered Counsellor, HPCSA - Counsellor
Verified
George 6529
Psychological counsellor for any problems e.g. relationships, work issues, self esteem, symptoms of depression, mental health issues, suicidal ideation, debriefing trauma, career choices, subject choices, substance abuse, social issues etc/
Psychological counsellor for any problems e.g. relationships, work issues, self esteem, symptoms of depression, mental health issues, suicidal ideation, debriefing trauma, career choices, subject choices, substance abuse, social issues etc/
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How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in Wilderness

< 10

Counsellors in Wilderness who prioritize treating:

89% Depression
89% Coping Skills
78% Anxiety
78% Self Esteem
78% Stress
67% Relationship Issues
67% Addiction

Average years in practice

8 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

100% Momentum
100% Fedhealth
100% Discovery Health

How Counsellors in Wilderness see their clients

100% In Person and Online

Gender breakdown

50% Female
50% Male

FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in Wilderness?

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.

Learn more about how to find a therapist

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.