As schools slowly start reopening from lockdown, you may be worried about the safety of sending your child back to school and seriously contemplating homeschooling. We asked two experts to weigh in on the pros and cons to help you make a more informed decision… It’s hardly surprising that interest in homeschooling has spiked in […]
With anxiety becoming the norm these days, children are picking up on parental emotions and are taking huge strain too. Two of the biggest global issues that are accompanying the COVID-19 pandemic are heightened levels of anxiety and trauma, says educational psychologist Megan Clerk. “Anxiety is a normal emotion that can be characterised by intense […]
On the 18th February 2018, Hilda Croxford, our much-loved mentor, colleague and friend died suddenly following a cardiac incident. Hilda worked at Bryanwood Therapy Centre for 11 years and will be sorely missed by all of us. She leaves a legacy of a consistent and hardworking therapist loved by all her colleagues and patients for […]
Dorah has retired now at the end of February, after working at Bryanwood for 10 years this January. We all wish Dorah the very best for a well-deserved break after so many years of loyal and dedicated service.
I have been given the task of writing a piece for the office blog space. This is an online space where our visitors to the site get to read about the therapist’s experiences. So for starters, I acknowledge that I am feeling nervous and anxious about this space…Admittedly, I have done some writing as part […]
With the 60th Anniversary of the women of South Africa marching on the Union buildings on the 9th August 1956. It was fitting that the topic of Empowering Women was presented by Liesl Vogt to the Paramount Group’s Women’s Day on the 19th of August 2016, at The Venue, Melrose Arch. The talk tried to […]
Psychotherapy and Psychiatry are two separate but related fields in Mental Healthcare that both deal with treatment of the human mind. This article will briefly discuss the differences and similarities between each field. In the media we are most often likely to see the popular image of a psychiatrist seated on a comfortable looking armchair […]