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Harry de Jong Psychologist at Kensington Psychology

Harry de Jong, Psychologist

Harry is an experienced psychologist in the fields of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, anxiety, burnout, resilience building, and psychosomatic conditions. He has provided therapy in a variety of settings, and is comfortable working with teenagers and adults.

 

Besides more than 8000 hours of active counselling, Harry has also mentored students of psychology, acted as external marker for psychology students at university, prepared lecturing material, as well as presented workshops on a variety of topics. He is currently working on his PhD on the topic of PTSD.

 

Besides his many accomplishments, Harry is also a supportive, approachable and warm-hearted therapist who is very easy to talk to. He is passionate about the enhancement of overall well-being, and fostering resilience and happiness for all. Harry prefers a collaborative and holistic approach to body-mind-life wellness.

EMDR for Trauma, PTSD and Anxiety

Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprogramming (EMDR) is a technique that has been proven to be one of the most effective therapies for PTSD, Trauma, as well as other difficulties.

Harry has years of experience in working with PTSD and trauma (including early life and complex trauma), and helping clients overcome the flashbacks, nightmares, stress, anxiety, depression, and interpersonal challenges that result from it. To learn more about how EMDR can help you, follow this link

Mindfulness

Harry works holistically with his clients and often incorporate Mindfulness strategies and Meditation to enhance the gains made with other modalities.

Mindfulness-based strategies may be used to effectively enhance relaxation, reduce stress, and help manage chronic physical or emotional pain.

To read more about Mindfulness please click here.

Areas of Practice

  • Life challenges and changes

  • Burnout

  • Perfectionism

  • Performance and Sport Anxiety

  • Struggles with confidence

Qualifications & Professional Associations

  • M.Ed: Educational Psychology (2013) University of Pretoria

  • B.Ed (Hons): Educational Psychology (2008) University of Pretoria

  • PhD (current) - research focussed on post- traumatic stress and its detrimental effects on health and occupational functioning

  • Registered Practitioner Psychologist, Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA)

  • Registered Psychologist, Australia Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)

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