Dane Channon is a counselling psychologist in East London, registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA). Dane has been practicing as a psychologist in South Africa for nine years.
Dane’s special interest lies in paediatric (developmental) psychology and he has completed a three year, applied doctorate program (coursework), in child and adolescent psychology through the University of the Free State. He is currently completing research in the area of adolescent resilience in South African schools.
Dane’s expertise lie in diagnosing and treating neurodevelopmental disorders. Dane is one of only a handful of specialists on the continent to hold registrations in the Griffiths III, ADOS-2 and DISCO developmental-based assessments. He is readily consulted for his clinical opinions on autism spectrum disorders, attention deficit hyperactive disorder and learning disabilities.
Toni Midlane is a Counselling Psychologist in East London, registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) and the Board of Health Care funders (BHF). Toni has 12 years’ experience in the field of psychology, working particularly in the schooling environment for 8 years. Toni has assisted numerous non-profit organisations (NPO’s) assisting with counselling, educational and career assessment and the facilitation workshops with the youth.
Toni is passionate about children and facilitating family relationships. Toni works from an integrative perspective utilizing Interactional Pattern Analysis (IPA) in order to assist in choosing the most suitable framework for the client. Toni has an interest in developmental disorders, providing therapy for parents, adolescents and children as well as conducting various assessments which include; scholastic assessments, exam concession assessments, learning difficulty assessments and career guidance. Toni has a keen interest in Equine Assisted Psychotherapy, whereby one incorporates the beauty and power of horses in the therapeutic space to facilitate growth and healing. Toni has undergone training through The Equine Assisted Institute of South Africa (EAPISA) and aims to broaden her knowledge and approach in this regard. “There is something about the outside of a horse that is good for the inside of a man.”- Winston Churchill
Tashmin Naidoo is a Counselling Psychologist in East London, who is registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA), and the Board of Healthcare Funders of South Africa (BHF). She completed her undergraduate studies at Rhodes University in Grahamstown, and obtained her Masters’ degree in Psychology at the University of Fort Hare.
Tashmin is a diligent and committed psychologist, who offers psychotherapy and psychological assessments to children, adolescents and adults facing a wide range of difficulties and challenges. She has experience working as a psychologist within the schooling environment, students at tertiary level, and in private practice. She has a special interest in working with clients of all ages who present with Autism Spectrum Disorder and is an accredited user of the Diagnostic Interview for Social and Communication Disorders (DISCO). The therapeutic frameworks she draws upon, include, but are not limited to CBT (cognitive behaviour therapy), DBT (dialectical behavioural therapy), Gestalt therapy and various forms of Play therapy.
“Challenges are what makes life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.” – Joshua J. Marine
Judy Page is a registered psychometrist with the HPCSA. She obtained her BPsych degree from the University of Stellenbosche. Judy conducts psychometric educational assessments to support learner profiling with regards to IQ, scholastic ability, school readiness and barriers to learning. She also assists with concession applications for learners with special education needs.