"Out of Your vulnerabilities will come your strength" 

Sigmund Freud

Radical Acceptance

Integrated Wholeness

Authentic Well-Being.

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Meet Dr. Charles

Dr Charles is based in Cape Town. He has practice rooms at Crescent Clinic in Claremont and by prior arrangement can see patients at Vincent Pallotti Hospital.


Face to face and online/virtual consultations are available.

Medical aid rates charged. New and Known patients welcome.

Dr Charles has admission rights to most of the private psychotherapy units in the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town, including Crescent Clinic, St Vincents, Summit Clinic, Akeso Clinic Kenilworth.

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Includes assessment, diagnosis, treatment, appropriate referral to psychology, occupational therapy, rehab, social work.

Practice Areas


Common Mental Illness

Depression, anxiety, panic attacks, burnout, PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder), ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder)


Severe Mental Illness

Schizophrenia, Bipolar Mood Disorder


Consultation Liaison Psychiatry

Management of psychiatric conditions within hospital settings, Functional Disorders, Delirium, Psycho-Oncology.



Integrated Humanistic Therapy including elements of existential therapy, person-centered therapy, gestalt therapy and mindfulness. Focus of interest around shame and complex trauma.


Addiction and Eating Disorders

Illicit substances (Heroin, Cocaine, Tik, Meth); Prescribed Medications and  legal substances (Pethidine, Ritalin, Alzam, sleeping tablets, codeine, alcohol); Behaviors (gambling, sex). Affiliated to several rehabilitation units: Crescent Clinic, Akeso Clinic (Kenilworth), Ixande Clinic, Recovery Direct.

Eating Disorders include Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Binge Eating


Personality Disorders

Borderline (including DBT), Narcissism, Schizotypal, Avoidant, Codependent


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