Mental Wellness

Mental Wellness

Mental Health Awareness

One in every three of us is likely to face some sort of mental health challenge in our lifetime. Feeling hopeless, worthless, frustrated, fearful, or struggling to concentrate are more common conditions than one may realize.

This doesn’t mean that you are weak, it means that you are human, and there are people that can help.

If you or a loved one are struggling or just feeling like life is too much to handle, please reach out to one of these organisations for help:  

Emergency Helplines


Suicide Crisis Helpline
0800 567 567

Department of Social Development Substance Abuse Helpline
0800 12 13 14
SMS 32312

Cipla Mental Health Helpline
0800 456 789
SMS 31393

NPOwer SA Helpline
0800 515 515
SMS 43010

Healthcare Workers Care Network Helpline
0800 21 21 21
SMS 43001



Name / Practice Services provided Email address Contact number Rates
Diane Pullen Cht (nm) Mind Align Management Hypnotherapy Services: an intuitive hypnotherapist and coach offering client centered hypnosis therapy to address a range of issues, focusing on an holistic approach to mental wellness.                                       Group Facilitation: High-Performance Mental Training, Stress Management, Holistic Wellness for Mental Health, The Power of Your Mind 084 798 6527 Hypno costs: 3hr consult R1500, thereafter 2hrs R1000 | Training: Dependent on location & group numbers | Coaching: Packages availabe on request
Quinette le Roux Weitsz Mental Health Services: Counselling services for adults, children/teenagers, couples | trauma counselling. 082 517 3022 Children/teens: R270 | Adults: R550 for first session, R450 for follow-ups |Couples: R650
Jeff Bayman – Life Consellor Mental Health Services: Counselling services for adults, couples, grief & loss counselling | pastoral counselling. 082 582 3833
Phumza Zonke Wellness Counsellor Mental Health Services: Counselling sessions for adults, children and couples. 060 332 0642 Adults: R400 per session | Children: R300 per session | Couples: R500 per session.                                                         Please enquire for Wellness workshop & Training sessions.
Thetha Nathi Counselling Services Mental Health Services: individual, group & family counselling  | Grief & bereavement counselling  | Trauma & debriefing  | Employee health & wellness progrmmes  | Psychosocial support for students 068 534 4422                           068 439 0900 Services are fee, however donations are welcome
Neziswa Mqoboli – Nerz A8Counselling Services Mental Health Services: Counselling services for adults, teenagers and teenagers | Loss & grief counselling |Trauma counselling 083 941 7906 In person consultations: R600 | Online consultations R450
Kate Currin Mental Health Services: general counselling &  emotional support for adults, teenagers and children.   Specialise in: Anxiety management, depression, mindfulness, beveavement and trauma counselling. 061 543 3082 In person consultations: R450 | Online consultations R400
David Wilson – Lfe Coach practitioner Services offered:
Fulfilment workshops | Goal setting & goal mapping | Team building events | Corporate wellness | Substance abuse recovery consulting | General wellness
063 019 7200 Individual consultations: R250 per hour | Group rates are available on request
Masithethe Counselling Services (formerly LifeLine East London) Services offered:
Individual counselling | Training | Facilitation
3 St James Road, Southernwood.
Contact Info: Tel: 043 722 2000 or Cell & WhatsApp : 084 091 5410
SADAG (South African Depression and Anxiety Group) The South African Depression and Anxiety Group is Africa’s largest mental health support and advocacy group and is involved in counseling, outreach and capacity building work throughout South Africa. 063 019 7200 Free
Rehab (The Association for the Rehabilitation of Persons with Disability.) Services offered:
• Social work services
• Psychosocial support
• Advocacy and raising awareness on mental health issues.
• Information dissemination on mental health and disability
• Rehabilitation of persons with disability to promote independent living.
• Orientation and mobility services for the visually impaired
• Debriefing sessions
• Mental health awareness to public institutions, schools, NGOs, communities etc
• Employee mental health wellness to corporates, private companies, government institutions etc
6 St Lukes road, Southernwood. East London 
Contact Info : 043 722 1811/ 0791394821
Most of Rehab services are free , only sundry charges apply for services provided to cooperates, private companies and government institutions.
Ukhona Kwinana – Kwinana Foundation 273-591 Hynotherpy | Complementary therapy using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy | Neuro-Linguistic programming | Psychotherapy | Rapid transformational therapy 060 888 9068 Individual consultations: R350 | Group consultations (5 people) : R1500
Amy Eksteen – Amy Eksteen Registered Counsellor & Play Counsellor Immediate, supportive, preventative and developmental counselling for individuals, couples & families | Psycho-educational workshops | Trauma and grief counselling | Employee wellness | Play interventions (play therapy) for children aged 2 – 18 years old | Career guidance 084 547 7545 Consultation: R455 per hour/session
Melissa Smith – Grow & Glow Therapy with Mel Mental Health Services: Counselling services for adults, teenagers and couples. 25 Andrews Road,  Southernwood, East London Consultation rates are available on request
Siphokazi Tinto – Siphokazi Tinto Social worker  Mental Health Services: Counselling services for adults, teenagers and couples | Advice counselling & Therpy mediation | Conflict resolution & Parenting plans | Trauma debriefing | Support for abuse, domestic violence & GBV LGBTIQ | Stress management , depression & anxiety | Support & mentor social work students 10 Webb Street, Southernwood, East London                       Contact no: 081 430 7958 Consultation rates are available on request


Understanding and preventing suicide – Z. Silinyana (PDF-2mb)