Clinical Psychologist, Leslie Ebben B.A Psych (UJ), B.A. Hons Psych (UJ), M.A Clin Psych (UJ)

Marelize Swart

Psychologist & Sex Therapist

Clinical Psychologist, Leslie Ebben B.A Psych (UJ), B.A. Hons Psych (UJ), M.A Clin Psych (UJ)

Somerset West & Claremont, Cape Town / Online

Registered Psychologist (HPCSA), Certified Sex Therapist (AASECT) and Certified Life Coach (ICF)

060 737 8837

Tranquillity Centre, Rhodes Street, Longdown Estate, Cape Town, South Africa
112 Belvedere Road, Claremont, Cape Town, South Africa

I am a Psychologist and a Sex Therapist with more than 20 years of experience in the fields of mental health and sex therapy. I was the resident sex expert of www.health24’s Sexology forum for four years (South Africa’s premier health and wellness website with over 1.2 million unique users each month). I was also the sexologist expert for DRUM magazine for the past few years.  I am one of two AASECT Certified Sex Therapists (Diplomate) in South Africa.

General Questions

  • Have you recently been exposed by a traumatic event that has taken away your sense of security and well-being?
  • Has an event in your life sent you into a tailspin and you do not know what to do?
  • Does your life revolve around stress, anxiety and conflict?
  • Do you worry if your life will ever get out of “survival mode” and improve?
  • Do you struggle with finding fulfilment and meaning in your life?

Sexual Questions

  • Do you want to feel more comfortable sexually?
  • Are you single and want to be pro-active to raise your sexual self-image?
  • Ever feel you just can’t ask for what you want sexually?
  • When it comes to your sexual connection with your partner, do you often ask yourself, “Is this It?”
  • Are you successful in your career and other areas of your life and yet feel unfulfilled sexually?
  • Does your body image affect your sexual expression?
  • Do you have difficulties with orgasm/erection/premature ejaculation/delayed ejaculation?
  • Has your sex life become a chore for you?
  • Is your love life in a rut?
  • Do you often have sex just to get it over with?
  • Is your sex life on your priority list?
  • Do you experience pain with intercourse?
  • Do you often wish that sex was not part of your relationship?
  • Do you often feel too tired to have sex?
  • Do you need professional guidance around issues such as gender identity, sexual orientation, or paraphilias?
  • Are you afraid that you might lose your partner as for any of the above?

If you answered YES to some of the questions above, you are not alone and I may be able to help. I have more than 20 years of international experience in individual, couples and sex therapy. Furthermore, I have been a sessional instructor to medical students and Masters degree students in Psychology and Sex Therapy in North America and I have been featured in numerous magazines and news papers.

You can read my website for more info at

Practice No:
086 002 0539597