Meet Team Umhlanga

Jonelle Du Plessis

Clinical Psychologist

Adolescent and young adult mental health, unlearning old patterns of behaviour, Brain Working Recursive Therapy (BWRT - L1) for trauma, acute stress and anxiety related conditions, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT).

Hayley Schruer

Occupational Therapist

Substance use disorders, anxiety and stress management, anger management, activity-based learning, cognitive and sensory stimulation or those who are unable to benefit from talk therapies, functional assessments

Ashira Singh

Occupational Therapist


Adult and child mental health including depression, stress and anxiety management, bipolar mood disorder, cognitive rehabilitation, mental health advocacy, addiction and substance use rehabilitation, mindfulness, sleep therapy

Zinhle Mkhize

Occupational Therapist

Child and adult Neurology (cerebrovascular accident, traumatic brain injury), substance abuse disorders, stress, anxiety, anger management

Phindile Msomi

Social Worker

Person-centred approach, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), individual and group therapy sessions, family sessions, young adults, community work

Constance Neluheni

Occupational Therapist Assistant

Home management, arts and crafts, self-care management, self-care for geriatric patients

Nokukhanya Musa

Occupational Therapy Technician

Activities of daily living, art and craft, geriatrics who require individualised care, adolescents