“My therapeutic approach is holistic and integrative as I believe that we are all unique individuals, as such I choose the best therapeutic approach best suited to each child, adolescent, individual or family. I believe in utilising an eco-systemic approach which takes all the environmental factors and individuals that impact a child’s life into consideration" Charlene Wessels
MEd Psych (UJ) Cum Laude, BEd Hons (UNISA) Cum Laude, PGCE (UNISA) Cum Laude, BA (UP)
PR 0719730 | PS 0137545
Charlene Wessels is a qualified registered Educational Psychologist. She holds a Masters degree in Educational Psychology which she obtained from the University of Johannesburg (Cum laude). She has also obtained her Honors in School Guidance and Counselling (Cum laude), Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) and a Bachelor in Arts (Drama & Psychology).
Charlene is currently in private practice at Unit 5 Medius House, Loerie Park, 15 Paul Kruger street, Durbanville, Cape Town. She enjoys working with children, adolescents and adults, guiding and assisting them on their path to emotional, social and behavioural wellness. She also enjoys working with families providing parental guidance.
As a bilingual South African, Charlene practices in both English and Afrikaans. Charlene offers a wide variety of services, including individual psychotherapy, play therapy, psychological assessments, parental guidance, and presentations/ workshops. Charlene has worked in both private and government schools for 10 years as an educator and as Head of wellness. She has also practiced as an Educational Psychologist within a school environment and a private practice setting.
Andrea du Toit
Bachelor of Arts (Health Sciences and Social Services, BSocSci Psychology (Honours), BPsych Equivalence - Psychometry (Stellenbosch)HPCSA reg. PMT0098779
Locum Educational Psychologist
M.Ed (Ed Psych) (UJ), B.Ed (Hons) (Ed Psych) (UJ) (Cum Laude), PGCE (Foundation Phase) (Unisa) (Cum Laude), B.Soc.Sci SWK (Hons) (UCT)HPCSA Reg No. PS 0139955 Pr. No. 0761753
Charlene's therapeutic approach is holistic and integrative as she believes we are all unique individuals as such she chooses the therapeutic approach that is best suited to each child, adolescent, individual or family.
Charlene offers a wide variety of assessments including psycho- educational assessment, accomodation assessment, dyslexia screening assessments, school readiness assessment, career assessment and social/emotional assessment.
Parental support is provided to parents who may need guidance on parenting children with learning, behavioural,emotional or social difficulties.
Study skills workshops are presented to learners/students who may need assistance with development of note taking skills, study techniques, memorisation techniques, time management and stress management.
The benefits that an Educational Psychologist can provide to you and your children cannot be measured in immediate monetory value, nor can you apply conventional measurement scales to a specific start and end goal. Instead, we focus on the specific individual's current functioning and the ideal goal of the child in the domain of learning and development. The Educational Psychological support that I provide is not limited to children and parents. I also specialise in providing workshops and in-depth training to teachers and groups on various topics in this space.