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Dr Allanah Wilson

Psychiatrist | MBChB FCPsych MMed Psych

Dr Allanah Wilson obtained her medical degree from the University of Cape Town in 2008. Following community service she worked as a medical officer for five years, initially in general medicine and then psychiatry. She completed her specialist training at the University of Cape Town, obtaining her master’s degree in Psychiatry. Areas of special interest include anxiety […]

Peter Powis

Peter Powis

Clinical Psychologist | BSocSci BA (Hons) Psych, MA Clinical Psych

Peter Powis is a registered clinical psychologist with over 30 years’ experience as a psychotherapist and addictions recovery therapist. In 1998, he co-founded the well-known Stepping Stones treatment Addiction Centre in Kommetjie, serving as its Clinical Director for 12 years. He has also served as director of the Chemical Dependence Programme at Kenilworth Clinic and […]

Dr Despina Learmonth

Dr Despina Learmonth

BSocSc, BSocSc (Hons) Psychol, MSC, Dpsych UCT

Counselling Psychologist Despina works with clients who struggle with disordered eating, substance abuse, process addictions, stress, anxiety, phobias, and sexual and relationship issues. Her person-centred approach, sprinkled with a little Gestalt, CBT, DBT, MET and ACT, recognises every client as unique in their healing and recovery journey. Addiction is described by Alcoholics Anonymous as being “cunning, […]

Damien Fynn

General Manager | BPsych

Damien’s journey through addiction has equipped him with a unique perspective into the world of addiction. These insights coupled with training at Cape Town’s established rehabilitation facilities has allowed him to develop an aptitude for assisting clients who are in crisis and in need of emotional support. He is passionate about his work in recovery […]

Elsa Groenewald

Elsa Groenewald

WC College of Nursing – Psychiatric Nursing and Unit Management

Psychiatric Nursing Manager

Dr Irshaad Hayat - Photo copy

Dr Irshaad Hayat

MBChB, University of Stellenbosch, ACLS Provider

Jonathan Sauls

Jonathan Sauls

Counsellor – B.Th. Clinical Counselling / Addictions Specialist - BAPSA

Jonathan has worked in mental health since 1995. Jonathan has worked in private clinics and hospitals with both international and local patients needing addiction and mental health treatment. Trained in clinical counselling and as life coach he invites the patient to be authentic and emerge from the constructed layers through a process of exploration, acquiring […]

Elretha Bartlett

MA Counselling Psych (Rhodes), B SocSc Psych (UCT), B Social Work (NWU)

Counselling Psychologist Elretha is a registered counselling psychologist who works with clients in both English and Afrikaans. Her passion for facilitating emotional growth in people led her on her professional journey. She has a background in social work and completed her masters training as a counselling psychologist at Rhodes University in 2016. Elretha gained experience […]

Roger Bedford

Roger Bedford

MCA Clinical Psychology University of Kwazulu Natal

Clinical Psychologist, MCA Clinical Psychology University of Kwazulu Natal

Eric Roets

B.Th Postgraduate Diploma in Addiction Care (UCT)

Having worked in the addiction field since 2003, Eric has a passion for guiding people into recovery. Through his studies and work experience he has developed practical and evidence-based skills, which has harnessed an in-depth understanding of addiction and the journey towards recovery. Eric’s expertise is to help people with addiction find individualised solutions that […]