Dr. Wilme Steenekamp | Psychologist - Counselling - Couples Therapy
|38 Galway Avenue - Hamilton East
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I am a Clinical Psychologist and Somatic Experiencing Practitioner.
If you are experiencing emotional difficulties or behaving in a way that is causing you problems in life, you may benefit from getting some psychological help. Psychologists are trained to help you explore your own behaviour or how you have dealt with past challenges in life.
Everything that happen to us from childhood onwards, with good or bad intensions, help to shape us and cause us to behave the way we do in adult life. Exploring how this has an impact helps you understand and recover from old emotional injuries.
Make contact, let me help you on this journey.
I use what works well in your case. I am able to use Zoom, Skype and Whatsapp video call. Zoom appears to be the most stable.
We start off by setting up a confidential and safe space, making sure that we have a back up way of staying connected if connection should drop. We make sure that we can hear and see each other well.Then we use the appointment time and space.
This options is an excellent option if face to face is not practical for any specific reason.
Statement concerning the coronavirus pandemic
COVID-19 NOITCE: It is very important to not disrupt therapy or delay to start. I am continuing with providing therapy in these ways:
1) In my office in Hamilton East.I stay at a distance, do not shake hands. I wipe surfaces touched regularly. If needed, I provided wipes, tissues and a bin to dispose of these.
2) I am used to doing, and well set up to do Zoom, Skype, Whatsapp or telephonic sessions.
3) I communicate with clients ASAP if any of the conditions change on a daily basis.
Qualifications and registrations
- I trained firstly as a Medical Practitioner (MBChB) in South Africa and worked as a GP for more than 30 years.
- Also trained as a Clinical Psychologist (also trained in South Africa).
- Certified Somatic Experiencing Practitioner (International training).
- Certificate in counseling at UNISA, courses in CBT, Hypnotherapy, Psycho-analysis, a Masters degree in Clinical Psychology, Sexology, Emotionally Focussed theapy & others.
- I have been in private practice for 20 years, doing both clinical work, psychotherapy, relationship therapy, group therapy, family therapy & presenting workshops to a variety of groups on a variety of subjects.
Fields of special interest:
- Complex PTSD. (Complex Post traumatic stress disorder)
- How childhood emotional and physical trauma and developmental events impact on adult behaviour and patterns.
- Loss (death – and non-death related)
- Individual growth
- Relationship problems
- Emotional impact of physical illness / procedures / injury
- Depression in males
- ASD coaching and therapy
Most common issues I support people with:
- ✓ Career Counselling
- ✓ Coaching
- ✓ Cognitive behavioural therapy
- ✓ Counselling
- ✓ Couples coaching
- ✓ Couples counselling
- ✓ Family Therapy / Coaching
- ✓ Gestalttherapy
- ✓ Hypnotherapy
- ✓ Life coaching
- ✓ Mindfulness
- ✓ Online counselling
- ✓ Psychotherapy
- ✓ Relationship coaching
- ✓ Relationship Counselling
- ✓ Solution focused therapy
- ✓ Supervision
- ✓ Talking therapies
- ✓ Transactional Analysis
Areas of counselling I can help with
- ✓ Abuse
- ✓ Addiction
- ✓ Anger management
- ✓ Anxiety
- ✓ Being a perfectionist
- ✓ Being assertive
- ✓ Bereavement, grief, loss
- ✓ Body image
- ✓ Bullying
- ✓ Burnout
- ✓ Communication
- ✓ Self confidence
- ✓ Covid-19 Anxiety
- ✓ Depression
- ✓ Eating disorders
- ✓ Fear
- ✓ Feeling lonely
- ✓ Hyperventilation
- ✓ Insecurity
- ✓ Jealousy
- ✓ Low self esteem
- ✓ Obsessive compulsive disorder
- ✓ Panic attack
- ✓ Parenting
- ✓ Performance anxiety
- ✓ Phobia
- ✓ Post-traumatic stress disorder
- ✓ Relationship issues
- ✓ Sleep problems
- ✓ Social phobia
- ✓ Stress
- ✓ Trauma
- ✓ Workplace stress
- ✓ Worrying too much
- $180 per session for individual
Availability (Opening hours)
|Monday||6 - 8 pm|
|Tuesday||6 - 8 pm|
|Wednesday||8 am - 6 pm|
|Thursday||8 am - 6 pm|
InterviewRead the interview with Dr. Wilme Steenekamp below.
Always, always learning more and more about humans and their brains, minds, emotions and behaviour.
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