I am a Registered Counsellor currently in private practice in Umhlanga and Morningside. I offer counselling, play therapy, group therapy, career assessments and adults’ and children’s workshops.
My area of qualification is trauma resulting from any life experiences which cause emotional pain such as divorce, abuse, illness, crime, relationships, bereavement. The psychological intervention I offer is short term, supportive counselling and coping skills training.
I am a qualified Junior Primary Teacher, hold a BA Honours Degree in Psychology and have an intermediate certificate in Play Therapy.
I am registered with the Health Professions’ Council of SA and the Board of Health Care Funders and charge medical aid tariffs.
My interest in psychology and understanding human behaviour began as a young adult and my studies and experiences have helped me to make sense of a chaotic world and live with more peace and harmony.
I am passionate about empowering people to reach their full potential by discovering their true self and living an authentic life.
My areas of focus include:
- Relationship differences
- Loss and grieving
- Interpersonal difficulties
- Trauma debriefing
- Stress/anxiety management
- Personal growth and development
- Work problems
- Self esteem
- Anger control strategies
- Career assessments
- Pre-marriage counselling
- Sexual orientation
“It is our beliefs that paint the colours of what we see”
– Margaret Koolman