A psychologist is a person who studies normal and abnormal mental states, perceptual, cognitive, emotional, and social processes and behavior by experimenting with, and observing, interpreting, and recording how individuals relate to one another and to their environments.
Find below are the list of Psychologists In South Africa
How many psychologists are there in South Africa?
SA, a country with a population of approximately 53 million (The World Bank, 2015), is served by 10 961 registered psychologists and 799 psychiatrists (HPCSA, 2013b).
How much is a psychologist in South Africa?
According to SADAG 81.2% of South Africans cannot afford health care. “Psychologists fees do vary from province and different region, but they generally range from R600-R1200 per session,” says Da Costa. Some psychologist’s sessions, which can last between 60 to 70 minutes, can cost you R800 to R900 per session.
How do I find a psychologist?
To find a psychologist, ask your physician or another health professional. Call your local or state psychological association. Consult a local university or college department of psychology. Ask family and friends.
How do I find a psychologist privately?
You can also see a psychiatrist privately, although most private psychiatrists prefer a referral from your GP. Your GP may be able to recommend psychiatrists in your area. You can also try contacting a psychiatric clinic directly or using online psychiatry services.
Where do psychologists work in South Africa?
A sample of job titles held by South African psychology graduates include the following:
Minister and deputy-minister in the national cabinet.
Director-general in government departments.
A director in the National Intelligence Agency.
Consultant to a commercial bank.
How long does it take to be a psychologist in South Africa?
Five years full-time formal education in psychology, i.e. a three-year bachelor’s degree, majoring in psychology or its equivalent, plus an honours degree in psychology, plus a directed master’s degree programme in psychology approved by the HPCSA.