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Cell: +27 82 489 5035

Email: olga.molebatsi@yahoo.com

Academic Qualifications and Registration

Completed MA Counselling Psychology at the University of Pretoria in 2013 and is registered as a Counselling Psychologist with the HPCSA (PS 0126713) since 2014.

Work Experience

  • University of Pretoria as a faculty advisor.
  • Supervisor for the Psychology Masters students at the University of Pretoria
  • Department of Correctional Services as a Counselling Psychologist.
  • Currently in full time practice, with Pretoria and Rustenburg offices.

Interests

I have an interest in working with children, adolescents, students, adults, couples and organizations. Life is filled with challenges, experiences, incidents, the unexpected, as well as re-adjustments. These can present themselves in a form of stress within any area of life, problems at work/university or in a relationship/marriage, divorce, trauma (rape, robberies, etc.), loss of a loved one, depression (being suicidal) or anxiety, bullying, burnout, and illnesses (HIV/AIDS included), etc. I have experience to help individuals deal with the above.

In other cases, others may feel a need to equip themselves with skills that will assist them to engage life being prepared, that is in terms of life skills. These include financial management, premarital counselling, parenting, time management, presentation skills, conflict resolution, study skills, employability skills, etc. I am equipped to assists in such areas.

Lastly, some may need to work on the area of self-development, in terms of gaining a deeper understanding of themselves. The goal could be to develop themselves in terms of career, relationships or for personal growth. In these cases, we may attend to issues of self-esteem, self-image, assertiveness, career assessment and career counselling, among other things.

All the above mentioned issues can have a significant impact on us as people, and if left unattended the results could be fatal in other cases. Therefore, we may need support, as well as assistance in coping and dealing with these issues. Whatever the case may be, it helps to have a space that is safe and none judgemental, where one can be free and open. I can provide a supportive space to talk, as well as assist you to learn adaptive coping skills.

Further interests include psycho-legal work.

Therapeutic Approaches

  • Face to face therapy and online therapy
  • Individual and group therapy
  • Brief therapy and long term therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioural therapy and Solution focused therapy
  • As a Christian, uses Christian counselling interventions, for those who prefer a Christian Psychologist.

Languages

Fluent in English, Setswana and Sepedi, Conversant in Sesotho and Isizulu