Our Social Workers
We are equipped with the best Social Workers and Psychologists in the country!
View each of their profiles below.
Bernadette Sethekele Dube
Education: Bachelor in social work
I am a self motivated professional who believes that every individual has the potential to thrive well. It is one pf my best qualities to support individuals in difficult times as well as improve outcomes in people's lives. I have strong interpersonal skills and a sense of compassion and empathy that often helps in making people comfortable as l walk them through the counselling process. It is my commitment and wish that every individual l interact with finds help and ultimate satisfaction as we interact.My strongest specialities are- relationship counselling- domestic and other types of abuse- teenage/ adolescent copying skills- individual and family counselling - school copying skills - HIV/ STI Counselling- Depression- single parenting - general copying mechanisms and counselling.
Education: Bachelor of social work (Psychology)
A dedicated and talented professional, with a suitable qualification, skills and experience providing high quality care and support to people who are socially excluded or who are experiencing problems in their lives. Having a consistent track record of working successfully with individuals, families, couples and group, all within a variety of settings.Possessing an in-depth understanding of relevant legislation, procedures and techniques required. Extensive knowledge of social work principles, techniques and practices and their application to complex cases, group work, and community issues.Am confided with skills, theory and personality I have, I may be able to make a difference to the next person as I will be able to help the person to achieve their personal goals and gain greater insight into their live. I treat every person with respect meaning that I am maintaining confidentiality and not judging. I have a good communication skill and listening skill that will help the client to be able to explore him/herself freely from his/her own frame of reference.Ares of expertise • Sexual trauma • HIV/AIDS counselling • Career guidance • Domestic violence • Child and adolescent • Support group • Pre & post-traumatic stress • Parenting skills Am able to read and write English, Tswana & Sotho and able to read Zulu and Sepedi
Education: Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
I am a counsellor in a non-governmental organisation. My experience has equipped me to deal with people from all walks of life, I believe that we all experience life changing situations in our journey of life, which can be overwhelming, however if we have support, or a person who can guarantee confidentiality, a safe and non-judgmental environment for us to talk about our life changing experiences we become hopeful. I am passionate about making a positive difference in the lives of those I engage with, by instilling hope and empowering individuals. I ensure you non-judgmental, safe and confidential environment of counselling.My current scope of practice includes:• Working with individuals, groups and communities to improve mental health• Encourage clients to discuss emotions and experiences• Examine issues including substance abuse, bullying, anger management, career development, personal development, depression, anxiety, relationships, self-image, stress and suicide• Help clients define goals, plan action and gain insight• Develop therapeutic processes• Refer clients to psychologists and other services.Approach to counsellingI offer cognitive behavioural therapy to advice people on how to deal with problems. To help clients to understand problems, including issues at home, workplace, or in their community. Through counselling, I work with clients to identify their strengths or resources they can use to manage problems.I also offer solution-focused approach to personal development aimed at helping people to make very positive and lasting changes in their lives and to reach their optimal functioning while working through life’s difficulties.* Bachelor of Arts in Psychology* Bachelor of Arts Honours in Psychological counselling. (In progress)* Higher certificate in Adult basic education training.
Education: Honours degree in Social Work
I am a social worker by profession with over 6 years of working experience. Social work is a profession that focuses on dealing with social issues in various disciplines either individually, family, organisation or community space. I have had the opportunity to work in different sections such as the following: - Early Childhood Development,- School Social Work- Field Social Work and Tertiary education sector. I am currently in the Tertiary education sector where I work with young adults through counselling and Social Awareness & Educational events. With the experience, I have acquired throughout the years, I have gained skills such as Facilitation, Project management, Solution-focused counselling, Trauma containment, Support counselling, Life coaching & mentoring.