Clinical Psychologist registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa.

I am a Clinical Psychologist in private practice based in Pietermaritzburg. Below you will find information regarding the types of services that I offer as well as some general information regarding psychotherapy.

I can help you with a wide range of psychological problems and offer therapy to individuals, couples and groups.

Training

Before training to be a Clinical Psychologist, I completed a Master’s degree in philosophy and lectured philosophy to both undergraduates and postgraduates. It was my interest in Philosophy of Mind, lead me to studying psychology.

About

I am a clinical psychologist registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa. I have my Private Practice in Pietermaritzburg. I completed my Clinical Psychology internship at the Fort Napier/ Townhill Complex in Pietermaritzburg and completed my Community service at Greys Hospital (also In Pietermaritzburg).

Specialities

I have a special interest in the treatment of Anxiety and depression as well as the management of ADHD symptoms. As well as the treatment of anxiety, depression and relational problems which so often come with ADHD.

Services

I provide psychotherapy for individuals, couples, groups from my practice in Pietermaritzburg. I also offer online psychotherapy for those who are unable to make it to my office. I will also take on parents who require assistance in the management of ADHD children of any age.

As a Clinical Psychologist I provide psychological treatment for a wide range of mental health difficulties, some of which are listed below.

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Life changes
  • Relationship difficulties
  • ADHD Management for adults and children
  • Bereavement
  • Coping with medical illness*
  • Addiction
  • Eating Disorders

*I will travel to general hospital where necessary

Services Continued

Specialities: clinical psychologist, councelling, psychology, therapy

What I specialise in:

  • Therapy with individuals
  • Therapy with couples
  • Group therapy
  • Online therapy
  • Sports psychology
Client information: clinical psychologist, councelling, psychology, therapy

Who I see:

  • Adults
  • Adolescents
  • Inpatients

Pricing

Medical Aid

I do charge medical aid rates.

  • Each session lasts:
  • 51-60 Minutes
  • I will claim directly from medical aid schemes if necessary
  • It is advised that you check with your medical aid that your plan/option covers psychotherapy with a clinical psychologist in advance
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Cash

Alternatively you can pay me in cash

R 750 /session

  • Each session lasts:
  • 51-60 Minutes
  • Payment can be made by EFT or in Cash
  • Cash is accepted at the session following your appointment
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Contact and Directions

Cell:0848160339

Email: mpitchfordpsych@gmail.com

Practice Address:
27 Kitchener Road
Clarendon
Pietermaritzburg
3201