Private Practice - Assessments & Therapy
Integrated TheraEd Assessments
Children diagnosed with AD/HD, Pervasive Developmental Delay, Neuro-developmental Delay, Asperger's Syndrome, Autistic Spectrum followed by a home-based program
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Learning Readiness Assessments
Understanding the difference between, and knowing when your child is school and learning ready
Auditory Integration Training
The prevalence of Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) is estimated at approximately 5% of school-age children, but according to the National Institutes of Health, in children with learning difficulties the prevalence of auditory processing
Griffiths Mental Development Scales (2 - 8 years)
The GMDS assess a child’s strengths and weaknesses in all developmental areas, and can be used to determine if a child is in need of an early intervention or
Structure of Intellect (SOI)
Is the proven theory that intellectual abilities can be both identified and improved. SOI is an exciting, beneficial way of approaching intelligence, learning, and education! We focus at the very root of learning. Successful learning requires a certain level of
EduExcellence Private Personal Education
Founder and CEO of EduExcellence Private Personal Education currently with two campuses, one in Lynnwood (Pretoria) and Noordhoek (Cape Town).
This unique therapeutic approach brings important therapeutic techniques into the classroom where teachers (facilitators) can implement these techniques as and when needed.
Public awareness is crucial. Scheduled talks for parents and teachers available.
Presenter at International Conferences on the topics of TheraEd, neuro-development, eco-systemic approach, auditory integration training (AIT), Structure of Intellect (SOI), education and the current schooling system.
Talk Show Subject Specialist
As subject specialist I enjoy radio talk shows. Currently monthly segments on the first Monday of each month at CCFM.
As a Psychologist I do not:
In honest contemplation I am reluctant to diagnose any child. My aim is to find the underlying cause of the presenting symptom.
As part of the philosophy of non-diagnosis, we also do not write reports as we believe that we do therapy so that things can change and we do not hang on to the aspects that have the potential to change.
The Question of Medication
As part of our eco-systemic approach, we follow a chemical-limited approach. As such, it is important to know that I personally do not like to refer children for prescribed medication, and will do so only in most severe cases.