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06Aug 2020

Marleen van Rooyen is our cordial and friendly networker of GHSD (Good Hope Psychological Service) in Stellenbosch who since 2017 has been helping to raise awareness of the importance of emotional health and the service we provide. She is a good stakeholder networker and she also serves on the management of GHSD. Marleen is originally […]

05Aug 2020

Ally Franken is one of our psychological counsellors at Good Hope Psychological Service who works four days a week at our branch in Paarl. She is from the Eastern Cape – born and bred in Stutterheim where she also completed her school career. She has a soft spot for the countryside and tries to avoid […]

21Aug 2019

Mariëtte Hutton, an accredited art therapist, is a gifted artist who, with her talent, is a great asset to GHPS’s (Good Hope Psychological Service) service. She was born in Vanderbijlpark where she spent her childhood year from where she moved with her parents to Sasolburg at the age of 9. They later moved to Alberton […]

24Jul 2019

On 10 October 2014, Mental Health Day, we celebrated the opening of the symbolic garden which was cultivated by the psychiatric support group in Paarl under the competent guidance of our counsellor Sara van Tonder. This creative garden at the TC Newman District Community Health Clinic, depicts the trauma of rape and the therapeutic healing […]

12Apr 2019

Celia Julies was born and raised in Paarl where she currently still resides.  “Once a Paarlite, always a Paarlite,” she says. She started off her undergraduate studies up to honours level at the University of the Western Cape where she completed a BA Degree with majors in English and Psychology.  She completed her Honours degree […]