Welcome

 

I am a registered educational psychologist dedicated to the provision of quality mental health care that facilitates healing, co-creates hope and nurtures personal growth. I obtained my masters degree in educational psychology from the University of Johannesburg in 2015, and have since worked in a variety of educational and community contexts with diverse groups of people. My practice is currently situated at the Impact Therapy Centre in Fourways, Johannesburg. 

My practice is focused primarily on providing psychotherapy to children, adolescents, adults and their families.  I have a particular interest in working therapeutically with trauma. I work from a social constructionist approach and utilize neuropsychotherapeutic methods such as Brainspotting (Phase 1 and 2) and BrainWorking Recursive Therapy (BWRT) (Level 1 and 2). I also provide career counselling, motivational coaching and a variety of psychological assessments.

My services include the following: 

  • Therapy for trauma & treatment of PTSD

  • Therapy for children age 8 +

  • Therapy for adolescents and young adults

  • Therapeutic interventions to assist with exam preparation, studying and/or exam anxiety – for high school or university students or professionals  (e.g. CA / Law board exams, MBA etc).

  • Brainspotting (Phase 1 and 2, and undergone Brainspotting Intensive Training) 

  • Brain Working Recursive Therapy – Level 1 (General Psychopathology) and Level 2 (Psychology of Identity and Behaviour)

  • Eye Movement Integration Therapy

  • Solution Focused Brief Therapy

  • Hypnotherapy

  • Career counselling and life design facilitation

  • Emotional and psychoeducational assessments of children

  • 16PF personality assessments

  • Career assessments

  • Assessment of ADHD in adults

  • Therapeutic learning support (remedial therapy) for children faced with specific learning disorders 

I have presented CPD accredited workshops, talks and lectures on the following topics to psychologists, educators and the public:  

  • Child protection, safeguarding and frameworks for abuse prevention 

  • Psychotherapeutic approaches to trauma 

  • Anxiety in children 

  • Nurturing the skill of resistance in the face of popular media 

  • Understanding, diagnosing and managing dyscalculia (specific learning disorder with impairment in maths) 

 

ADDRESS

Impact Therapy Centre

2 Blinkblaar Avenue, Witkoppen, Fourways, Johannesburg 

 

CONTACT 

To speak directly to Chris, call:  079 540 9477

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Please leave a voice message or send a text message if you call can't be taken

 

Alternatively, send an email to info@chrisuitzinger.co.za

To book an appointment - call the Impact Therapy Centre on 011 467-0647

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