Regarding: Medical-aid non-payment of Educational Psychologists

Educational Psychology Association of South Africa P. O. Box 924 Gallo Manor 2052 Tel: 011 885 2237 Email: epassainfo@gmail.com     22 November 2016   The Scope of Practice of Educational Psychologists: Comment on Settlement Agreement made an Order of Court The Educational Psychology Association of South Africa (EPASSA) notes that regulations pertaining to different […]

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Kids learning: the interplay between memory and concentration

Does your child often forget things?  Does he forget to bring his shoes or jersey back from school; forget to follow the instructions you give him or get halfway through a sentence and then forgets what he had wanted to say?  It might surprised you to learn that his memory might be well developed and […]

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Do you want to become an Educational psychologist?

I often receive inquiries from aspiring students about what they need to study to become an Educational psychologist. Due to time constraints I cannot answer these inquiries individually so thought to post this article with answers to the questions most frequently asked: Keep in mind that these are general answers and prospective students are encouraged […]

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What is a child psychologist?

I answered a telephonic inquiry to my practice a few days ago and found myself blowing bubbles while trying to explain exactly what a child psychologist is and what it is that they do.  You see, the answer to this seemingly simple question is in fact amazingly complex. Why?  Well, because technically there is no […]

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A call to South African Educators

My experience in working both as a teacher and later as an Educational psychologist in school settings has helped me appreciate exactly how crucial a role educators play in the lives of our children. It is a thankless, never-ending job.  A teacher’s day typically starts just after 7 am (if it’s not staff meetings, it’s […]

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