PRETORIA PUBLIC TALKS ABOUT MENTAL ILLNESS

Public talks about mental illness will be hosted in the Pretoria region during 3 – 10 October 2018.

Click here to download the Pretoria schedule

Contact Wikus Lambrechts wikus@crazyforwalking.co.za or Happy Nkgodi happy@crazyforwalking.co.za to request a presentation at your company/organization.

Dr Mmatlala Mabeba

Dr Mmatlala Mabeba is a child Psychiatrist at Vista Clinic in Centurion, Pretoria.  She will do a presentation on the stigma of mental illness on 10 October 2018 at Prospectus Nov Us School in Pretoria @ 08:50.  Contact Happy Nkgodi happy@crazyforwalking.co.za or 012 664 0222 for more information

Dr Jerrie Bezuidenhout

Dr Jerrie Bezuidenhout did his medical training in South Africa (MBChB) and specialised in the UK in Psychiatry (MRCPsych).  Dr Jerrie worked in community, countryside and tertiary academic hospitals, in which he provided specialised psychiatric care.  His private practice was established in 2004 and he joined the Vista Clinic team in the same year.  He has been the director of Vista Clinic’s medical services since 2009.  Dr Jerrie has presented on various topics in psychiatry in several forums.  Highlights of these include presentation at international congresses and numerous television appearances, including a series on mental illness, which he co-hosted.  Audiences have included the community, senior hospital managers, doctors, other professionals and students.

Dr Jerrie will do presentations about mental illness on 3 October at Standard Bank @ 14:30 and on 10 October at the University of Pretoria @ 18:00

Contact Happy Nkgodi happy@crazyforwalking.co.za or 012 664 0222 for more information

Dr Prudence Molete

Dr Prudence Molete is a Psychiatrist at Vista Clinic in Centurion.

Dr Molete will talk about the stigma of mental illness on 3 October 2018 @ 10:00 at Caste Carey Clinic and on 10 October 2018 @ 11:00 at the Department of Labour in Pretoria

Contact Happy Nkgodi happy@crazyforwalking.co.za or 012 664 0222 for more information

Dr Colin Finucane

Dr Colin Finucane has been a fulltime pastoral counsellor at Vista Clinic for the past twenty years. He has a bachelor’s degree in theology from Andrews University in the United States of America and he has obtained both his master’s and doctoral degrees from the University of South Africa, in the field of practical theology, pastoral care and counselling. He is an accredited therapist with The South African Association for Pastoral Work.  Dr Colin Finucane has been involved in presenting lectures on domestic violence to fourth year nursing students at the University of Johannesburg and has also presented on mental health and spirituality at a number of conferences, both in South Africa and in the United States of America.  He is a competent therapist and possesses extensive knowledge on spirituality relating to mood and anxiety disorders. He is involved in both individual counselling and group classes for patients who are admitted to Vista Clinic.

Dr Colin Finucane will do a presentation on the stigma of mental illness at the SDA Filadelfia church on 6 October 2018 @ 09:00

Contact Happy Nkgodi happy@crazyforwalking.co.za or 012 664 0222 for more information

Vella Maseko

Vella Maseko is a Psychologist at Vista Clinic in Centurion.  Vella will do a presentation about the stigma of mental illness on 9 October 2018 @ 12:00 in Midrand.

Contact Happy Nkgodi happy@crazyforwalking.co.za or 012 664 0222 for more information

Deon Labuschagne

Deon suffers from bipolar disorder, as well as Cerebral Palsy. This has notable influence on his speech, mobility, balance and writing abilities.  Deon’s story is an inspirational one indeed. His story is captured on You tube: “Life is like a bicycle” https://youtu.be/8qM39h9JuuI. Notwithstanding these challenges, Deon is an exceptional motivational speaker when sharing his testimony of suffering, coping and overcoming depression and anxiety.  More importantly, he illustrates how he manages his ongoing challenges with the Happiness HELPS concept.  Audiences are inspired and captivated by his presentation of these tough subject matters. Surprisingly sharp wit is a trademark of how he keeps listeners spellbound in sharing his personal journey to happiness.

Deon will do various talks about Happiness HELPS during 3 – 10 October 2018.  Please have a look at the schedule.

Contact Happy Nkgodi happy@crazyforwalking.co.za or 012 664 0222 for more information

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