Directory of Private Mental Health Practitioners

Directory of Private Mental Health Practitioners

Harare 2015

Clinical Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, Psychiatrists, & Psychologists

Provided by the Therapists Support Group

This directory comes to you courtesy of the Therapists Support Group.

The Therapists Support Group is a community of mental health care professionals who meet monthly.

Our Vision: To build a community that enhances the professional growth and development of psychotherapists that promotes the highest professional practice standards with integrity to benefit our clients.
Our Mission: To provide opportunities for the professional psychotherapeutic community for education, consultation, referrals, and discussion of clinical ethical dilemmas and issues.

To the best of our knowledge the mental health professionals included in this directory are registered with Allied Health Practitioners Council or Medical and Dental Practitioners Council of Zimbabwe.

For additional copies of this directory, please contact Kathy Harter (0774 186 812) or Petra Mesu (0712 212223) or Ruth Verhey (0772 815 229).

 

Clinical Social Workers

Name Contact address Contact phone number/s and email
Kathy Harter

Clinical Social Worker

7 Gilmour  Drive, Borrowdale,

Harare

Part-time: Well Woman Clinic  18 East Rd, Belgravia

04 861 719

0774 186812

harterk@yahoo.com

Focus: Eclectic psychotherapy (adults and children), individual, couples, and family therapy for treatment of depression, anxiety, marital issues and substance abuse. Specialization in elder care health issues. Particular interest in assisting families with the challenges that accompany dementia and Parkinson’s Disease, marital issues and substance abuse. Home or office visits.
Margie Herzstein

Clinical Social Worker

96 Harare Drive,

Borrowdale,

Harare

04 884 072

0772 245220

margieherz@yahoo.co.uk

Focus: Trauma & bereavement therapy (adult & children);

Personality disorders & management chronic mental illness;

Individual therapy & emotional problems; Assertiveness training

Jenny Hunt

Clinical Social Worker

26 Maiden Drive,

Newlands,

Harare

04 776351

0772 248304

jhunt@mango.zw

Focus: Palliative care

Bereavement (adults and children)

HIV/AIDS

Trauma/loss-related difficulties

Val Maasdorp

Clinical Social Worker

Island Hospice

Box CY7

6 Natal Rd.,

Belgravia,

Harare

04 701676/7

04 700930 fax

 

 

 

Focus: Palliative Care of those with a life threatening illness and bereavement
Trish Swift

Clinical Social Worker

34, Quendon Rd.,

Monavale,

Harare

 

304411

0712 861247

0774 820108

trishrokpa@zol.co.zw

Focus: All age groups except children under 12 years

Individual, marital therapy, and family therapy

 

Occupational Therapists

 

Name Contact address Contact phone number/s and email
Alison Buchard

Occupational Therapist

3 Walham St., Highlands,

Harare

04 776378

butchard@zol.co.zw

 

Focus: Children
Frances Foggin

Occupational Therapist

8 Foggin Cl., Highlands,

Harare

04 496133

0772 317 237

franfoggin@zol.co.zw

Focus: Children
Sharn Muir

Occupational Therapist

Ballantyne Park Medical Centre,

3 Ambassador Road, Harare

 0777 606 547 sharnbenademuir@gmail.com
Focus: Adults (physical rehab & mental health)
LOTCA Cognitive Assessor & Makaton Tutor
Maggie Norton

Occupational Therapist

P.O Box CH 120

Chisipite,

Harare

499349

0772 255955

sanorton@yoafrica.com

Focus: Teenagers
Robyn Taylor

Occupational Therapist

St John’s Prep

Rolfe Valley

0712 213 408 or 0776 240257

robynmtaylor@hotmail.com

Focus: Paediatrics – physical and learning difficulties, early intervention and development

 

Psychiatrists

Name Address Contact phone number/s and email
Dr. Iris V. Simmons Chagwedera

Consultant

2 Josiah Tongogara Ave.,

(corner Prince Edward St.),

Harare

04 791030

0772 472 652

greymatter@zol.co.zw

Focus: Works with:   Children, adolescents, adults and family therapy

Orientation:   Adults: psychodynamic

Children and adolescents: psychodynamic or behavioral-cognitive

Dr. Dixon Chibanda

Consultant

The Purple House

24  Frank Johnson Avenue

Eastlea,

Harare

04 703565

0712 204107

dichi@zol.co.zw

Focus: Works with: adolescents and adults

Orientation: Neurofeedback, Alchol/Drug abuse & Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Dr. Madhombiro

 

36 East Road

Avondale

Harare

(opposite the Botswana Embassy)

0779 856466

0714 260840

0736 330883

867 7102341

mmadhobiro@gmail.com

Focus: Works with : Adults

Orientation: Alcohol and drug abuse

Dr. Walter Mangezi 91 Josiah Chinamano Ave., (corner Second Street),

Harare

0712606560

0774342615,

Reception: 0776401369

wmangezi@yahoo.co.uk

 


Psychologists

 

Clinical Psychologists

 

Name Contact address Contact phone numbers and email
Dr. Jonathan Brakarsh

Consulting Clinical Psychologist

Office 3  – Mallis Court

Glenroy Crescent (Runiville shops)  Glenara Ave. (between S.Machel and Enterprise Rd.), Highlands, Harare

04 481603

0772 302538

brakarsh@yoafrica.com

 

Focus: Child and family therapy, long term individual therapy for adults. Hypnotherapy, trauma work (EMDR), counselling of medical conditions.
Olga  Filippa

Clinical Psychologist

Chisipite Senior School

Hindhead Avenue

Chisipite, Harare

0772310361 or 04 490714

Olga.filippa1@gmail.com

 

Focus: Educational Assessments, barriers to learning (ADHD, dyslexia, etc.), eclectic therapy and counseling of adolescents and their families, school counselling
Lazarus Kajawu,  Clinical Psychologist Lecturer  UZ Dept. of Psychiatry, College of Health Sciences, UZ 04 791631

0772 278 468

lkajaw@gmail.com

Focus: General Practice with special focus on HIV/AIDS, depression,
anxiety, somatisation, alcohol and substance abuse and marital
problems.
Olivia Mangwiro

Clinical Psychologist     

36 East Road, Avondale, Harare 0777864617

tinegloria@yahoo.com

Focus: Adolescents, trauma, substance abuse, career testing and counseling. Orientation: Cognitive behavioral , Systemic Counseling
Sue Marland, Counseling Psychologist

 

The Vineyard Church,

Melton Road, Marlborough,  Harare

25 Concession Hill Road, Chegutu

053 2553

0772 340762

smarland@mango.zw

Focus: Family therapy. Children 10yrs and up. Adults. Psychotherapy and Christian Counseling. In Harare Thursdays & Fridays.

 

Petra Mesu

Clinical Psychologist

 

Diagnostic and Learning Centre, based at Chisipite Junior, 20 St Aubins Walk

Part-time: Well Woman Clinic  18 East Rd, Belgravia

04 853206

0712 212223

petra.mesu@zol.co.zw

Focus: General practice – Adults and adolescents: individual and family therapy

Cognitive-behavioral and Systemic Therapy Mood (depression) and anxiety disorders.

 

Stella Mhiribidi

Clinical Psychologist

4 Lanark Court

Walter Hill Avenue

Eastlea, Harare

0715353313

sfmhiribidi@hotmail.com

Focus: Adults and children (10 years old and up), trauma, depression, anxiety, eating disorders, personality disorders, addictions, personal development.  Special interest in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy
Philip Moses

Clinical Psychologist

21 Piemonte

141 J. Chinamano Ave./6th Street

Harare

077442310

0715280852

07333570111

Pmoses18@gmail.com

Focus: Adults and adolescents, individual and family therapy. Cognitive behavioral and systemic therapy for treatment of depression, anxiety, alcohol and drug abuse, HIV/AIDS, PTSD.
Ruth Verhey

Clinical Psychologist

 

Mallis Court – Office 3

Glenroy Crescent (Runiville shops), Highlands

04 703565 or 04 481643 or

0772 815229

ruth.verhey@zol.co.zw

Focus: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Systemic Family Therapy, EMDR (Trauma),Eating Disorders, Hypnotherapy

Educational Psychologists

 

Name Contact address Contact phone number/s and email
Wendy Beamish

Educational Psychologist

St John’s College

Rolfe Valley

Harare

0772 421049 or 04 870942 or 04 850626 or  04 850388

wbeamish@stjohns.co.zw

Focus: Educational Assessments- Diagnosis of Learning Disorders, ADD, ADHD, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, IQ Testing Educational

Assessments in the afternoons (career advice, subject choices, aptitude tests, interpretation of results for St. John’s)

Emily Gurupira

Educational Psychologist

3 Barrie Cl.

Greendale                        Harare

04 448031

0772 620261

emilygurupira@yahoo.com

Anna-Marie Lues

Clinical Psychologist with Educational Training

Diagnostic & Learning Centre based at Chisipite Junior, 20 St. Aubins Walk

Harare

Bookings: Ruth Hugan Dewhurst

psychservzim@gmail.com or annamarelues@gmail.com

0779451273

Focus: Working mostly with children and adolescents. Cognitive-Behavioral, Eclectic-as indicated, Educational assessments of diagnosis of learning disorders, ADHD, Dyslexia, IQ Testing
Lyn McElvaine Educational Psychologist

 

 

Diagnostic Learning Centre at Chisipite School

Harare

0772 595590

lyn.mcelvaine@gmail.com

secretary Tracey Howard:

tracey@texcolourzim.com

Focus: Educational assessments. Intelligence Testing and Diagnosis of Learning Difficulties

 

Occupational Psychologists

 

Name Contact address Contact phone number/s and email
Dr. Clive Posen Consultant Chartered Psychologist 04 703 948

clivep@utande.co.zw

Focus: Occupational & Industrial Psychology, Executive Assessment & Career Planning, Vocational Guidance & Counseling, Motivation, Organizational Design & Strategizing, Psychometric Test Development  & Standardization; Cross-cultural psychology
Felicity van de Ruit

Occupational Psychologist

Suite 19 Mon Repos Building, Newlands, Harare 04 746678

vdruit@zol.co.zw

Focus: Vocational Counseling; Psychometric Testing; Personal and Career development work at an individual, group and organizational level using MBTI and/or BarOn EQ-I and other assessment tools.  CPA practitioner

 

Organizations & Support Groups

 

 

Name

Contact person/

address

Contact phone numbers and email Focus
Adult Rape Clinic (ARC) Parienyatwa Hospital

Department of Gynecology Maternity Clinic

0733406292 or 0775 672770

adrapeclinic@yahoo.com

Crisis intervention

Counseling for adult rape victims

 

 

Alanon Maureen: 04 495788 or Lynda –  04 860220 or 0712 882847
Alateen Cheryl: 2930925
Alcoholics Anonymous Anne:  0712 212424 or Paul:  0772 594709
Cancer Centre 60 Livingstone Ave/ 6th St.,

Harare

04 707444 or 04 707673 or 04 705522

cancer@mweb.co.zw

Counseling

Information

Relaxation classes

Childline 31 Frank Johnson Rd.,

Eastlea, Harare

04734252 or 04 796741 or 04 793715

reception@childline.org.zw

or childlinebyo@africaonline.co.zw

Physical & sexual abuse.

Abandoned, bullying, teen crisis.

Connect

(ZIST)

18149 Gange Rd.

Belvedere

04 741 726 or 04  741719 Systemic Family Therapy long term individual therapy for all age groups
Counseling Services Unit  (CSU) 1 Raleigh St.,   Harare 04 792222 or 04 737509

04 773496 or 04  772843 and 04 772883

Helping victims of Organized Violence and Torture (OVT)
Family Support Trust Harare Central Hospital 04 668056/7

fstadmin@mweb.co.zw

Victims of sexual abuse

 

Harare Christian Counseling Centre 8 Coltman Rd.,

(off the Chase) Mt.Pleasant,

Harare

04 744580 or 04 744212  or 0712 719626

hccc@mweb.co.zw

Counseling &support groups. Workshops:  marriage, conflict, divorce, stress management, parenting skills
Island Hospice Island Hospice

Box CY7

6 Natal Rd.,

Belgravia, Harare

04 701676/7

island@africaonline.co.zw

 

 

Palliative care of those with life threatening illness. Bereavement of all types
MSF Rape Clinic Edith Operman

Mbare Polyclinic

0773 302081 (open daily) Medication, medical examination & collection of evidence, counseling, referral
Musasa Project 64 Selous Ave.,

Harare

04 704983 or 04 734381

Toll Free No. 08080074

 

Counseling & legal advice for women who are victims of abuse
Narcotics Anonymous Jan: 04 747098 or 0772268177 or 0712 204126 or

Duncan: 0772 5722894

Parkinson’s Support Group Sue Strong 0772420299 or 2930072

disi@springs.co.zw

Support group for people with Parkinson’s Disease, their families & caregivers.
People Living with Cancer Sally 0772524093

swgogozim@gmail.com

Support group  for people with, surviours of, and carers of people with cancer.
REMTA (Remedial Teachers Association of Zimbabwe) Barbara Cravetti

bcravetti@ruzawi.com

Remedial teaching
Supporting Old Age Pensioners (SOAP) 0712 401047

colleendejong@ai.co.zw

St Giles Rehabilitation

Centre

10 Drummond Rd.,

Milton Park,

Harare

04 740955 or 04 741856 Psychological Testing: children & adults,

Counseling, School for disabled children

Zimbabwe Alzheimer’s and Related Disorders Association – ZARDA Jan Wood

PO Box CH 832 Chisipite Harare

0779 714 905

zarda@zol.co.zw

Support and other resources for people suffering from dementia and their families.

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  1. Yvonne Annah Matseketu says:

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