LERATO SAMY

I am an HPCSA Registered Psychological Counselor (PRC 0020796, BHF 0831417). I obtained my BPsych degree at Midrand Graduate Institute in 2011 where I also completed my 720 hours of internship.
My extensive psychological background and experience is derived from working with different organisations such as The Teddy Bear Clinic for sexually abused children, the Phelophepa Health Train where I was providing free counselling services to less privileged communities in the Eastern Cape.


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I also worked at both Crescent and Cluny Farms, facilitating psycho-social programmes with people living with mental disabilities. I co-facilitated conflict resolution and anger management psycho-social programmes at the Leeuwkop Correctional Services for inmates. I have done work at the Midrand Police Station’s Victim Empowerment Unit where I provided debriefing sessions for victims of crime.I practiced as a student counselor offering free counselling to students. I worked as a Student Advisor at Midrand Graduate Institute for three and half years giving career counselling and student support service. I then went on to work the Department of Higher Education and Training’s national Career Development Services as an Assistant Director-Project Specialist and Career Advisor. I am a certified Level 1 Brain Working Recursive Therapy (BWRT) practitioner and a certified 16 PF Personality Test practitioner. My other qualifications include a Master’s degree in Political Studies with a focus on Human rights and Development (2017) and a second Master’s Degree in Social Development (2019) both from the University of the Witwatersrand. I am passionate about social justice and seeing people heal and living their best lives I hold a firm belief that the psychological well-being of an individual is the cornerstone of a healthy community. My working languages: English, IsiZulu, Sepedi, Sesotho, Setswana and Xitsonga. I am a Level B1.1 French speaker. Start your journey with me. You are in safe hands

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Services

-Marriage Couples Therapy
-Personal Development Counseling
-Career And Academic Counseling
-Family And Group Counseling
-Christian Counseling
-Online Mental Health Service

Working hours

Monday – Friday:
09:00 am – 10:00 am
12:00 pm – 13:00 pm
14:00 pm – 15:00 pm