Willem van den Berg, B.SocSci (Psychology & Criminology), B.SocSci (Hons) (Psych), M.Sc Clinical Psychology. Willem van den Berg is a Psychologist from South Africa, with more than 12 years of experience in providing psychotherapy to a diverse … More...
Whether with your significant partner, friends or work colleagues, relationship difficulties are one of the most common causes of individual stress. Stress within your close relationships impacts not only the relationship itself, but can also increase the likelihood that either you or your partner may face depression, anxiety or physical illness in the not too […]
Alcohol consumption can be problematic if it occurs frequently and in excessive quantities. This can adversely affect relationships, personal life and behaviour. There are various factors that characterise alcohol misuse and the prevalence of these depends on an individual’s experiences, background and medical history. If you, or someone you know, is unable to control their […]
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is about committing to meaningful action in line with your values, being present, and making room for the uncomfortable thoughts and feelings that inevitably show up along the way. If you are struggling with painful or unwanted thoughts and feelings, Psychologist, Amanda Hansen explains how ACT can help you to […]
Feeling sad is something that happens to all of us from time-to-time. However, feeling sad for long periods of time can become quite detrimental. If you or someone you know has been feeling sad, irritable, cranky or fatigued then they may be demonstrating the early signs of depression. Adolescent and young adult depression can impact […]
Bullying can include having an object or possession taken away or damaged; verbal bullying, constant ridicule and name-calling; social exclusion, having negative rumours spread about them or physical bullying such as being pushed or struck. Bullying is not okay and amongst children at school it can be quite traumatising and in some cases even lead to […]
For people suffering chronic pain, day to day activities are a struggle, sleep is disturbed, work and social life is impaired, and relationships are negatively affected. Psychologists are trained to help people cope with the thoughts, feelings and behaviours that accompany chronic pain.One of the most common reasons people experiencing chronic pain seek out the […]