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Find Help’s compassionate and supportive clinical psychologists initially work with our clients to find a diagnosis of their problem. Thereafter they focus not only on helping the client to acquire the necessary insights and coping strategies to overcome their problem, but also to move forwards towards sound mental health and independence.
In order to encourage our clients to feel relaxed and at ease, our clinical psychologists cultivate a supportive atmosphere during the sessions with our clients. Clients are encouraged to open up about underlying core issues by being assured of absolute confidentiality and a completely non-judgemental approach by our therapists and counsellors.
We have dedicated and experienced clinical psychologists in Johannesburg, Pretoria, Cape Town and Durban, so you will always know you have a caring clinical psychologist nearby!
Clinical psychology is a specialised branch of psychology that focuses on the assessment of mental illness, abnormal behavior, and psychiatric problems, and then the treatment of those conditions. It combines the science of psychology with therapies for alleviating complex and deep-seated human problems. Some of the wide-ranging off-shoots of clinical psychology includes treatment of anxiety, depression, chronic stress and its implications, substance abuse, and eating disorders, to mention but a few.
A separate branch of clinical psychology deals with child psychology and provides therapy to children of all ages. So if you are looking for a child clinical psychologist near you, our website is the perfect place to start.
At Find Help, our aim is to make finding the right clinical psychologist for you simple and straightforward, wherever you may be located. Ask us to direct you to a clinical psychologist or clinical psychiatrist near me, and we will provide you with all the information you need!
Clinical psychologists employ various approaches to their work depending on the needs of the client and their own theoretical preferences.
Our clinical psychologists will not only choose the best approach to whatever problem you approach them with, but they will also continuously monitor and assess whether your therapy is proving effective.
So rest assured that our clinical psychologists will utilise the key components of clinical psychology, i.e behaviorism, cognitivism, social contextual learning theories, constructivism and experientialism in devising the best treatment for you. All the clinical psychologists listed here on Find Help have studied all these approaches thoroughly, and are equipped with a comprehensive skill set and range of clinical tools to assist you effectively.
We all know that life is never without its trials and tribulations. Most of them we can cope with, but some can be so overwhelming that we need help. Seeking help is not an admission of weakness, it is an intelligent reaching-out to acquire coping strategies that can only stand you in good stead. If you are experiencing any of the following, the clinical psychologists on Find Help can assist you.
Find Help’s clinical therapists, psychologists and psychiatrists are experienced over a wide range of therapies, and are well-equipped to give you the help you need. We provide information and access to clinical psychologists in Cape Town, Johannesburg, Pretoria and Durban and across South Africa.
Seeing a professional about a psychological problem is that first important step in overcoming it. Our clinical psychologists can help people deal with mental issues that are often the result of past trauma that can have a very negative impact on their daily lives. Our experienced clinical psychologists employ various therapeutic techniques to work with you to overcome these problems, and help you cope with the underlying causes.
This helps stabilise your day-to-day life, and should have a positive impact on your relationships at home, socially and at work. This in turn will reduce your stress levels as you successfully start employing these coping strategies. You therefore become better able to deal with the challenges of your daily life and the demands of your various commitments and duties both at home and at work.
You will begin cultivating a feeling of well-being and a greater sense of self-awareness, leading to improved self-worth and self-esteem. This should in turn allow you to move on from the past, and fully exploit the possibilities and opportunities of the present as you face the future with effective coping strategies, renewed confidence and enthusiasm for life!
As with virtually any problem, the sooner it is dealt with, the better. Do not feel that you have to battle on on your own. At Find Help, our caring and experienced clinical psychologists can help you master coping strategies and develop solution-focused thinking, and take charge of your future.
First of all, take a close look at some of the exceptional clinical psychologists available right here on our website at Find Help! You’ll find it’s simple and straightforward to identify those therapists whose specialities align most closely with your own needs. Here are just some of the numerous different specialities of some of our highly qualified clinical psychologists in South Africa:
Also consider your own preferences - would you feel more comfortable working with a male or female therapist, and in which language you would like the therapy to be conducted? Is there a particular therapist that you are drawn to straight away? Remember that the option of online sessions is also available.
Clinical psychology isn't always the most appropriate solution, particularly if there are issues such as marital problems or a psychiatric condition which requires medication. In these cases, you may find some of Find Help’s other specialists more suitable:
Should they consider it advisable, your clinical psychologist will refer you to a specialist who is better able to assist with your particular problem or issue.
We’ve compiled a list of questions to help determine whether a clinical psychologist will provide the help and counselling you’re looking for.
We have qualified and experienced clinical counsellors right across the country, including:
So do you need to find a clinical psychologist near you? Look no further than this very website.
As every individual and his/her situation are unique, that question is unfortunately impossible to answer at this stage. After you have had a few sessions, your therapist will suggest a schedule that is best suited to you and your needs, which will give you an indication of how many sessions you’ll need.
During your initial session or consultation, your potential clinical psychologist will give you a fairly clear idea of what to expect during the sessions. As all Find Help’s clinical psychologists are caring and experienced, they are very good at making their clients feel comfortable, relaxed and at ease.
You can be absolutely assured of that. All information divulged to a therapist is confidential and will remain so.
Sessions are normally standardized at around 45 minutes, but therapists may change the length according to their judgement, depending on the age and needs of the client.
As most of our clinical therapists are located in Cape Town, Johannesburg, Pretoria and Durban, many of our clinical psychologists are happy to conduct online sessions, particularly where distance constitutes a problem. We do have several clinical psychologists who are located outside of the four city centres.
Absolutely! All Find Help’s clinical psychologists hold a Masters degree in Clinical Psychology and are registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa.
If you have any further questions about Find Help’s clinical psychologists, please get in touch with us. After all, we’re here to help!