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...
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a complex and lifelong developmental disorder. It is characterised by “marked difficulties in social interactions, impaired communication, restricted and repetitive interests and behaviours, and sensory sensitivities” (Autism Spectrum Australia, 2015). Without treatment, people with ASD can suffer from severe impairments of daily functioning and may have a heightened risk of […]
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 […]
Our intern psychologists provide cost effective options for assessing children’s cognitive abilities. Often schools or parents may be concerned about how their child is going. Should a child be kept down? Do they need tutoring? Do they have a learning disorder? Or a mental health issue like anxiety? Waiting lists for such testing can be […]
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 […]
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 […]