Lelani Walters (Clinical Psychologist EMDR I & II Certified)
Lelani is a clinical psychologist registered with the Health Professional Council of South Africa. She possesses a Master’s degree from the University of Kwazulu Natal, and a breadth of experience treating addiction and co-occurring mental health disorders.
Her professional experience includes opening Cape Town’s first inpatient centre for the South African National Council of Alcohol and Drug Addiction. Here she was responsible for managing all day-to -day operations, as well as facilitating group and individual sessions with an array of clients. After that she moved on to work at the Rustenburg Addiction Care in Stellenbosch, Cape Town – a centre that focused on CBT and the 12 Steps mainly for Dutch clients.
For her graduate thesis, Lelani focused on the phenomenological study of women going through an abortion. Her special interests are trauma, sexuality and addiction.