Erene Mitchell

Social Worker in private practice
Fairmount, Johannesburg (near Linksfield and Orange Grove)
BA (Hons) Social Work (Wits)
Mobile Number: 082 690 5368
Email Address:
13 Livingstone Street, Fairmount, Johannesburg, South Africa

I am convinced of the value of counselling in restoring balance, growth, and healing. I offer a safe, caring, professional relationship, suited to client's unique needs. I practise from home and will see clients in their own home. I value work with clients from diverse backgrounds.

I work with


For couples in diverse partnerships, I have an eclectic approach including, Imago counselling.

  • Conflict management
  • More effective communication


  • Victim related
  • Survivor trauma
  • Natural disaster
  • Intense, life threatening events
  • Perpetrator guilt
  • Accidents
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Chronic PTSD
  • Rape


  • Sexual
  • Emotional
  • Physical
  • Mental
  • Battery relationships

Psychiatric conditions:

In conjunction with  your Doctor or Psychiatric, I can assist with:

  • Narcissistic PD
  • Borderline PD
  • Dissociative Identity Disorder
  • Bi-polar Disorder
  • Schizophrenia

Personal Growth:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Low self-esteem
  • Grief


Assistance with decision making about

  • Dementia diagnosis
  • Retirement planning
  • Relocation to different levels of care
  • Psycho-social adjustment to ageing


  • Talks
  • Groups for parents
  • Individual and couple counselling

Critical counselling support areas

  • Post partum depression
  • Responding to miscarriages and still birth
  • Concerns about fertility
  • Ovarian Cancer

Common problems experienced by parents

  • Lonely or isolated at home
  • Exhaustion
  • Limited access to emotional support
  • Afraid to fail as a parent
  • Sleep deprivation
  • Difficulty bonding with my baby
  • Physical intimacy issues
  • Overwhelmed by constant demands
  • More arguments between parents
  • Angry at everything
  • Old childhood issues emerging
  • Lack time as a couple
  • High irritability
  • Conflicting demands: parenting &  ‘formal work’
  • Parenting skills deficits

South African Council for Social Service Profession No. 10-27663
BHF Private Practice No. 0382795


R600 for individuals or couples per session