About Therapy Works

OUR VISION

To be a leading allied healthcare service provider in South Africa promoting optimal mental, physical, social, emotional, and interpersonal wellbeing of the individuals, families, and communities we serve.

Meet the team


 

Dr Warwick Phipps, Director

Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Warwick D. Phipps completed his Master of Science in Clinical Psychology, (Summa) Cum Laude, in 1994. He was awarded his Doctor of Philosophy in 2004.

He has been in Private Practice for 15 years. During this time, he also lectured at the University of Limpopo, Medunsa Campus, in the Department of Clinical Psychology in the Master’s programme. He continues to supervise students and registered psychologists alike.

   

Marizaan Koen

Clinical Psychologist

Marizaan Koen is a qualified Clinical Psychologist practicing at Therapy Works Centre. She completed her Master of Science degree in Clinical Psychology at the University of Limpopo, Medunsa Campus after which she completed her internship and community service at Sterkfontein Psychiatric Hospital.

She is passionate about psychotherapy and psychological assessment and works from an integrative interactional approach which focuses on the quality of relationships and how people relate to their environment. This assists individuals to work towards satisfying and effective relationships.

   

Nono Bhengu

Receptionist

Nonjabulo Bhengu completed her matric at Kusalselihle High School in Pietermaritzburg, Kwa-Zulu Natal. Following this she has undertaken courses in Business Management, Bookkeeping, and Credit Control at Boston City College. She has accrued several years of experience as a receptionist and administrator in clinical/medical settings.

In her role as receptionist and general administrator, she has a passion for delivering outstanding client service from the moment of first contact through to the resolution of the therapeutic service rendered


 

Harriet Schravesande

Social Worker/Counsellor

Harriet Schravesande started her career as a Social Worker after completing her Bachelor of Arts in Social Work at the University of Pretoria in 1988. Her initial positions as a young social worker included the SADF, Boys Town (Magallies) and Firlands Childrens Home (Linden).

In 1994 she entered the field of school social work, a field she has been active in for the past 23 years. In this divergent and evolving field Harriet has developed and practised skills ranging from play therapy and creative conversations around challenges at school to teacher training, conducting parent workshops, and conflict resolution and problem solving in the triad (parent, child. educator) relationships. It has furthermore included the planning, development and management of projects, development of policies, conducting regular surveys and analysing results to plan projects and offer efficient support to schools.
In 2007 she completed her Master of Theology in the subject Practical Theology – with specialisation in Pastoral Therapy at the University of South Africa. Her dissertation was entitled: A narrative pastoral care approach to a school outreach programme at a private school in Gauteng. This subsequently informed the implementation of various projects in schools in Midrand that promote reciprocal giving in outreach focussing specifically in Mathematics tutoring by High School learners supporting primary school learners struggling with the subject.


 

Tammy Ferrier

Remedial Teacher

Qualified Foundation Phase Teacher, specialising in Remedial Support and Practical corrective aids for children experiencing barriers to learning.

14 years of teaching experience, teaching extensively across multiple Grade levels, from Grade RR to Grade 5.

Head of Department – Foundation Phase.
Started and developed the Bridging Class at Trinityhouse Heritage Hill.
Part of a Multi-Disciplinary Team at Therapy Works Wellness and Training Centre.
Passionate about helping students to overcome learning disabilities in a holistic way.
Strong belief in every child’s potential to achieve, we must just help them find their way.

Available to see clients in Centurion, Pretoria and Midrand


 

Monique Schoeman

Educational Psychologist

Monique obtained her Bachelor of Arts (Psychology and Drama) and Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology) degrees (summa) cum laude and graduated with a Master of Social Science (Educational Psychology) degree at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg. She then completed her HPCSA accredited internship at the University of Johannesburg’s Centre for Psychological Services and Career Development (PsyCaD).
Using a strength-based approach which focuses on wellness and thriving, Monique is passionate about working collaboratively with various relevant stakeholders, including caregivers and teachers, in order to enable individuals across the developmental lifespan to reach their full potential.

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Therapy Works Centre offers you multi-disciplinary therapeutic support so that you can begin the exciting journey towards wellness and wholeness.

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