Find an Educational Psychologist in South Africa

We are a group of educational psychologists (commonly referred to by our clients as child psychologists) from across South Africa with the common goal of providing relevant and up-to-date information regarding all aspects related to children’s learning and development. Our primary focus is on the holistic development and well-being of children, and ensuring that children reach their full potential in all social and academic areas.

What we offer

We feature a listing of registered educational psychologists in all major areas throughout the country.  

Our services include – among others – individual therapeutic intervention, play therapy, group therapy, family therapy, parent guidance, psycho-educational assessments for learning difficulties, school readiness assessments, career assessments, subject choice assessments, assessments in application for concessions/accommodations and remedial support. 

Please feel free to contact one of our listed educational psychologists in the area you are based in, should you require further assistance with regard to any of the above-mentioned services. 

To help us achieve this goal, we publish free tips/information for parents and educators in our blog.

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