Melissa Cilliers

Clinical Psychologist
Alberton, Johannesburg
BA Psychology (UJ), BA Honours Psychology (UJ), BPSYCH equivalent Psychometry (UJ), MA Clinical Psychology (UJ)
Mobile Number: 079 818 1969
79 Jackson Avenue, Brackenhurst, Alberton, Johannesburg

I am registered Clinical Psychologist in Private practice in Johannesburg, Alberton. I graduated with a Masters degree in Clinical psychology from the University of Johannesburg and I have had a diverse exposure in the field of clinical psychology in well known psychiatric hospitals in Johannesburg. My experience has included working within psychiatric settings that cater for acute, long term and out-patient service users.

My therapeutic exposure has included working with children, adolescents and adults as well as group work (support and dialectical behaviour therapy). I utilize an integrative approach in order to tailor the approach according to the clients therapeutic needs and I conduct session in Afrikaans or English. Funders of South Africa (BHF).

I specialize in the following areas (including but not limited to):

  • Trauma debriefing
  • Stress management
  • Anxiety and Panic
  • Adjustment difficulties and/or burnout
  • Bereavement/ loss
  • Emotional regulation (anger, grief)
  • Individuals with psychiatric disorders (Depression, Bipolar, Schizophrenia, eating disorders)
  • Personality disorders
  • Addiction
  • Brief interventions such as Cognitive behavioural therapy & Solution Focused therapy (anxiety and mood disorders)
  • Behaviour modification
  • Couples and relationship counselling
  • Parental Guidance

Psychological assessments including:

  • Emotional
  • Cognitive
  • Neuropsychological for adolescents, children and adults for the purposes of emotional adjustment/ attachment difficulties
  • Career counselling
  • Case management for individuals with neurological impairments (TBI or strokes etc)

I am affiliated to :

  • The Health Professions Board of South Africa (HPCSA) and the
  • Board of Healthcare funders of South Africa (BHF)



HPCSA number: PS0126675
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