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Dr. Petro Erasmus

CHILD AND FAMILY

GUIDANCE AND DEVELOPMENT CENTRE

ABOUT DR ERASMUS

MATHS WHARTELS

Dr Erasmus is the creator of Mathematics Whartels.

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ACADEMIC CAREER

Dr Petro Erasmus is a senior lecturer in the Department of Psychology at the North West University (Mafikeng Campus). Her main research interests are neuro-developmental disorders (Dyslexia, Autism, ADHD), maths achievement, Resilience and Emotional intelligence and career guidance. She has a private practice (Child and Family Guidance and Development Centre) in Mafikeng. The Centre offers Individual- Family and Couples- Adolescent and Children's'- counselling and therapies; Psychological Assessments; Workshops; Remedial and Extra lessons.

QUALIFICATIONS

PhD Educational Psychology (UP)

M(Ed) Guidance and Counselling (UP)

M(Ed) Educational Guidance (Unisa)

Hons (BEd) Educ. Management (Unisa)

Hons (BEd) School Guidance and Counselling (Unisa)

Dipl. Spec. Educ. (Unisa)

BA Ed (School Guidance)(UP)

OTHER TRAINING AND COURSES ATTENDED:

Certificate Course in Narrative Career Counselling

EQ – Internationally accredited training

Introduction to Forensic Psychology

Developmental touch Therapy

Advanced Play Therapy

Play Therapy Training

Filial Touch Therapy

Cognitive Behavior Therapy for panic disorder, worry and generalized anxiety disorders

16 PF®5 – National Accreditation training

REBT – Primary Practicum in Rational Emotive and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy – Presented by the Albert Ellis Institute of South Africa

4th Annual Online Autism Conference

Fundamental Training in Eriksonian Hypnosis and Psychotherapy

Ego state Therapy – Presented by the Milton H. Erickson Institute of SA

Autism – Presented by Ernie Els Autism Association

Solution Focused Therapy

REBT – Advanced Practicum in Rational Emotive and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy –Presented by the Albert Ellis Institute of South Africa

Assessment Accommodations

Neuroscience Conference 2015 – University of Pretoria

KAPP – The art of supervision workshop

SPSS – Statistics workshop

Solution Focused

Memory and learning in Children and adolescents

Eye Movement Integration Therapy

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ABOUT ME

SERVICES OFFERED

CHILD FAMILY GUIDANCE AND DEVELOPMENT CENTRE

  • Autism, Anxiety.

  • Attention and Concentration difficulties.

  • Bedwetting.

  • Behavioural Problems.

  • Bereavement Counselling.

  • Bullying.

  • Career Counselling and assessments.

  • Conflict Handling.

  • Couples Counselling.

  • Discipline problems.

  • Depression.

  • Developmental Delays.

  • Divorce counselling.

  • Dyslexia.

  • Emotional Intelligence.

  • Family Counselling.

  • Hyperactivity.

  • Individual Counselling.

  • Life Skills programs.

  • Learning Problems.

  • Maths Anxiety.

  • Metacognition & Memory.

  • Narrative Career Counselling.

  • Parenting Plans.

  • Parenting Skills.

  • Psycho-legal assessments.

  • Perceptual Problems.

  • Reading Problems.

  • Play Therapy.

  • Psycho-Social Evaluation.

  • Reading problems.

  • Remedial lessons.

  • Self Esteem,Study Skills and Study Methods.

  • Trauma counseling.

SERVICES OFFERED
E THERAPY

E-THERAPY

Dr. Erasmus is available for in-person consultations as well as e-therapy at her practice. All prescribed safety precautions will be followed. All clients to please come with their own masks. This practice is fully compliant with Covid-19 regulations. 

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Online - Counselling is available via ZOOM Link

Don't have Zoom? Download here!

1. Assess safety

a. Is online therapy safe for you?

b. Are you safe in your home?

2.Assess access

a. Do you have what is needed to conduct a session (headphones, phone, laptop or tablet, webcam)?

b. Do you have a secure internet connection?

3.Assess availability

a. Does it work for you to continue therapy online?

b. If you need to cancel or change your appointment, our usual 24 hour notice period will apply to notify me in advance by phone or email.

4.Strategize

a. Do you have a quiet, consistent private space that is free of distractions (including cell phone or other devices) during the session.

The following files are available for download:
 

How to make an appointment

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REMEDIAL CENTRE

REMEDIAL AND EXTRA LESSONS FOR:

  • Maths – Grade R to Grade 10

  • English – Pre-school to Grade 10

  • Afrikaans – Pre-School to Grade 12

REMEDIAL CENTRE

WORKSHOPS

WORKSHOPS OFFERED

SCHOOLS: School readiness, Creative Teaching, Understanding Neurodevelopmental disorders - Dyslexia / ADD / AUTISM, Understanding Learning disorders, Improving Memory and Concentration, Study methods, Enjoy your classroom - management strategies, Adolescent Development, Building Character Strengths in Children and Adolescents.

SMALL BUSINESSES: The Emotional Intelligent Workplace, Diversity in the workplace, Conflict Handling, Teamwork etc

FAMILIES AND GROUPS: Positive Parenting, How to PLAY with your child, Enjoy your child, Raising a child with resilience, Discipline strategies that works for all developmental stages.

EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE - Refers to a person's ability to deal with daily environment demands and pressures. The workshop focus on developing the individuals EQ skills and Resilience. Effective and high functioning individuals create a strong, competent team, a strong family, and a dynamic organization.

WORKSHOPS

CONTACT INFORMATION

Phone: 0827806139

Practice email: petro@drpetroerasmus.co.za

University email: petro.erasmus@nwu.ac.za

 

Everest Street 3, Riviera Park, Mafikeng

Office Manager: Mrs Wilma Bester 0828791366 wilma@psybase.co.za

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