Qualifications – B.Soc Sci(Psych & Soc) Rhodes University (2020)
Palesa is a ‘Step Work’ Counsellor at Twin Rivers Rehab, where she helps clients process their assignment work as a step in helping clients to better understand their self-deception, shame and guilt directly linked to their addiction.
Palesa guides clients in a compassionate way, reflecting on their lives and decisions so that they may become kinder and more honest with themselves during their recovery journey.
Palesa’s interests include holistic health promotion with a desire to promote mental and emotional wellness. Her passion is in helping individuals to channel their resilience and strength while realising their capacity and potential to lead a sober life with a future filled with hope.
Palesa decides to gain some practical experience before going onto doing her Masters Degree.
David is the Clinical and Development Director of Twin Rivers Rehab in South Africa and a UK Accredited Addictions Therapist with the Federation of Drug and Alcohol Professionals UK. Articles/Blogs are written with the assistance of researchers and other specialists in the field of addiction and the recovery process