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Research interests

I am a member of the research and academic teams on the DClinPsy programme. I have previously supervised and examined Masters theses and currently supervise doctoral work. 

My research interests range from lived experiences of mental ill health in health professionals to eating disorders to mental health systems research, policy consultation, and research ethics.

Teaching specialisms

My teaching interests include research (particularly qualitative research), research ethics, and psychodynamic theory and practice. 

Education/Academic qualification

Psychology, PhD, Exploring movement of embodied, enacted, and inscribed knowledge through policy consultation: A case study of a mental health policy consultation process in South Africa , University of KwaZulu-Natal

20122017

Award Date: 4 Apr 2018

Counselling Psychology, MA, Violence, care and justice: Investigating the association between exposure to violence and moral development in Black South African students , University of KwaZulu-Natal

20082009

Psychology, MA, (Re)constructing the autonomous self: An empirical feminist inquiry into gender and the autonomy ideal , University of KwaZulu-Natal

20012006

Psychology, BA Honours, Acculturation and eating disorder symptomatology in Black men and women , University of Natal

1999

Psychology & History, BA, University of Natal

19961998

External positions

Head: Undergraduate Research Office, Stellenbosch University

1 Jan 201531 Jul 2023

Counselling psychologist (private practice)

1 Jan 201031 Jul 2023

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