Child's Play Therapy Centre is a psychology centre focused on promoting mental health and well-being. It is home to a team of Educational Psychologists and a Registered Counsellor that, together, provide a wide range of services to support individuals of all ages. All our practitioners are registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) and continue to develop their professional competence through Continuous Professional Development.
Our Educational Psychologists focus on the assessment, identification, and treatment of difficulties, disorders, and psychopathology. Assessment and identification of such barriers may be achieved through various psychological assessments and methods. Treatment or support of the identified difficulties may be implemented through a number of psychological techniques, methods, and approaches.
Our Registered Counsellor provides psychological and preventative interventions that focus on support and promote the enhancement of well-being. Her focus is on primary intervention and prevention to support the optimal development, flourishing, and well-being of all clients across their lifespan.
We support individuals experiencing various emotional, behavioural, and learning difficulties, and offer a variety of services, including:
- Play therapy
- Psychotherapy and counselling for older children, adolescents, and adults
- Learning support and study skills
- Parent guidance and support
- Teacher guidance and support
- Career guidance
- Workshops for children, parents, caregivers, and teachers
- Assessments: psycho-educational assessments, school readiness assessments, developmental assessments, and assessments required for concession applications
We work from a client-centred approach to facilitate positive change for individuals and families alike, with a focus on personal development, well-being, and the potential to flourish. We have a special interest in early intervention and in supporting children with behavioural difficulties.