Nicaela Govenden

I have studied in the Humanities with majors in Psychology and Sociology. I completed my Masters in Community based Counselling Psychology and have done an intership at the student counselling centre at the University of the Witwatersrand. I have worked as a special needs teacher and head of mentoring where I designed and held workshops

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Individual Therapy

I have experience and training in providing individual therapy to clients in the following areas: Depressive Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Adjustment Issues, Family and Interpersonal issues, Personality Disorders, Grief and Loss, and Sexuality
I practice in culturally sensitive and integrative manner drawing predominantly from a psychodynamic modality as well as DBT, and Humanistic approaches

Group Interventions and Workshops

I have facilitated support groups in areas of Self-Esteem and Anxiety
I have held workshops for students, parents, and young adults to help facilitate a strengths based approach in areas of Maths Anxiety, Study Skills, and Exam Stress

Bachelor of Arts (BA)

Majors: Psychology and Sociology
The University of the Witwatersrand 2013- 2015

Bachelor of Arts Honours in Psychology

Research: The Outsider Within: An exploration into the influences of metastereotypes on the experiences of south African Indian females who experience“otherness” in their communities
The University of the Witwatersrand 2016

Masters of Arts in Community Based Counselling Psychology

Research: Exploring intergenerational continuities and discontinuities in the narratives of young adults from Lenasia
The University of the Witwatersrand 2019- 2021

Additional Details

  • Queer
  • English
  • 2019
  • Yes
  • PSIN 0157058
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Existential/Humanistic, Integrative, Narrative, Object Relations, Psychodynamic
  • Asian
  • Individual, Group, Online
  • 18-30