Jeanette Steenkamp

Counselling Psychologist
Rivonia, Sandton, Johannesburg
MA Couns Psych (RU), MA Psych (SU), Hons Psych with distinction (RU), Psych Major with distinction (UNISA), CA(SA), B Acc Hons (SU)
Mobile Number: 083 417 8156
Address:
Therapy on Eighth, 2 8th Avenue, Rivonia, Sandton

I am a Counselling Psychologist based in Rivonia, Sandton.

I offer individual therapy to adults, adolescents, and children (play therapy). I also work with couples. I tailor my therapeutic approach to best suit the individual needs and presenting concerns of my clients.

I enjoy working with all ages and provide psychotherapy in English and Afrikaans.

Clients:

  • Individuals and Couples
  • Adults
  • Adolescents
  • Children (play therapy)

Areas of Interest:

  • Personal growth
  • Problems adjusting to life changes (e.g. divorce, new career, retirement)
  • Relationship problems
  • Self-esteem difficulties
  • Stress and Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Processing trauma and loss
  • Substance abuse
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Personality disorders

Therapeutic Approach:

I view every individual I encounter as unique. I therefore alter my psychotherapeutic approach to fit best with the client in front of me.  I work mostly from a person-centred approach, including elements of cognitive-behavioural, solution-focused, and narrative psychotherapy. Person-centred means that I treat you with unconditional positive regard, listen empathically, and attempt to fully understand what has brought you to therapy.

Cognitive-behavioural means that along the way I softly challenge any unhelpful cognitive or behavioural patterns which may be keeping you trapped. Solution-focused means that I brainstorm with you possible practical solutions to a problem. You will however remain autonomous in making your own decisions. Narrative in my approach means a future focus on who or what you want to become, incorporating your dreams, goals, and values.

If I think it would be most beneficial to you, I may follow a pure psychodynamic approach during which I act mainly as a reflecting mirror. Often this approach requires a longer-term commitment to therapy to reap the full benefits. A psychodynamic approach may however also be used successfully short-term.

Fees:

Fees are within Medical Aid rates. Please visit my website for further detail.

Practice Number: 0635219
HPCSA Number: PS 0132241