Panic Awareness day workshops
10th July, 10 am to 12 noon
Support Group leader, Talita Calitz, will host psychologist Dr Gert van Niekerk and psychiatrist Dr Matete at Bloemcare (11 AG Visser Street, Langenhovenpark).
Support Group leader, Chris Carter, will be hosting a workshop at the Milnerton Library in Pienaar Road, where CBT expert psychologist Bradley Drake will present and answer questions.
Support Group leader, Joy Chang, will be hosting a workshop at the Lambert Road Baptist Church (114 Lambert Road, Morningside) with guest speaker, psychologist Dr Francois De Marigny specializing in Self Help tips.
Support Group leader, Simon, will be hosting a workshop at the Fountain Vineyard Christian Fellowship Church (22 Newcombe Avenue, Walmer Heights) where psychologist Gail de Zitter and psychiatrist Peter Crafford will answer your questions and give insight into this very treatable disorder.
Support Group leader, Suzette Heath, will be hosting a workshop at the Hatfield Christian Church (located at 155 General Louis Botha Avenue, Waterkloof Glen). Psychologist Karen Gratia will be there to answer your questions and you can meet SADAG counselors Thavanisha and Serena.
SADAG’s Director, Cassey Chambers, will host a workshop at the Penthouse at the Morningside MediClinic (corner Hill and Rivonia Rd, Sandton) with expert psychologist Dr Colinda Linde who specializes in panic and anxiety.
For more details and information about these invaluable, not-to-be-missed workshops, please call SADAG on 011 262 6396 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 011 262 6396 end_of_the_skype_highlighting or toll free 0800 70 80 90.
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SADAG KZN Branch
SADAG have launched a new office in Durban with the support of Psychiatrist Dr Suvira Ramlall and Clinical Psychologist, Suntosh Pillay.
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