Clinical psychologists treat people with relatively serious kinds of psychological distress, like depression or anxiety disorders. They hold Master’s Degrees in Clinical Psychology and are registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa.
HPCSA Number: PS 0145726
Practice Number: PR No. 0942979
Carl du Plessis is a Clinical Psychologist registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) and the Board of Healthcare Funders (BHF). Carl completed his undergraduate and honours studies at the University of the Witwatersrand. He then went on to complete his masters degree in Clinical Psychology at the University of Pretoria.
Carl assists adults, adolescents, pre-teens and children, as well as couples and families with various psychological, behavioral and emotional challenges.
Carl believes in a two-person therapy. This means that he recognizes that both therapist and the client contribute to the therapeutic process. Carl predominantly works from the framework of schema therapy and psychodynamic therapy. Carl is trained in various psychotherapeutic frameworks and believes that psychotherapy should be adapted to the needs of the individual.
Works with: Adults, children, adolescents, couples, and individuals.
Specialising in: Addiction, anxiety disorder, bipolar disorder, depression, eating disorders, loss/grief, personality disorders, play therapy, and self development.
Working in: English and Afrikaans.
Working in the following modalities: Psychodynamic therapy, couples therapy, and integrative therapy.