Kirsten                                                                           Clark                     

Clinical Psychologist




My training:

I hold a Masters of Social Sciences (Clinical Psychology) degree from the University of KwaZulu-Natal. I am currently working towards my PhD in Behavioural Medicine at UKZN. 

I completed my internship through the UKZN Department of Behavioural Medicine and the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health, working at a number of different sites, including King Dinizulu Hospital Complex, Addington Hospital, King Edward VIII Hospital and RK Khans Hospital. 

I did my community service with the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health's eThekwini District Office, working at the Starwood Psychiatric Clinic, the Cato Manor Community Health Clinic and forensic services (emergency medical rescue services and the medico-legal mortuaries). 

I am the co-author of two chapters in the "Talk Therapy Toolkit" and I have published a number of articles. 

I started my private practice in 2015 and I am based in Westville North. My special areas of interest include assessments and diagnostics, working with children, trauma interventions and personality disorders. 


My registrations:

I am registered as a Clinical Psychologist with the Health Professionals Council of South Africa (HPCSA). My registration number is PS 0122386

My practice is registered with the Board of Healthcare Funders and my practice number is 056 8635


My affiliations:

Psychological Society of South Africa (PsySSA) - I serve on the KZN branch exco

South African Society of Clinical Psychologists (SASCP) - I serve as the treasurer on the exco

Durban Practising Psychologists Group (DPPG) - I serve as secretary on the exco


Articles:


The importance of child and teen mental health


Psychological alchemy: Neuroscience developments in trauma interventions


What is addiction?


The importance of child and teen mental health

Psychological alchemy: Neuroscience developments in trauma interventions

What is addiction?