“Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise”
Louise’s theoretical orientation is psychoanalytical. This approach is aimed at an in-depth understanding of the conscious and unconscious aspects of functioning.
About Louise Malan
Louise Malan has been practising as a Clinical Psychologist for 24 years (since 1994).
Her areas of specialisation are adult and adolescent psychotherapy, marital/relationship problems and early childhood development.
She works psychoanalytically. She coordinated the Port Elizabeth Psychoanalytic Reading Group and wrote a blog for the PE Express. Louise is often asked to present public talks on various psychological matters.
Services and Specialisation
Adult and adolescent psychotherapy
Marital and Relationship therapy
Mothering and mother-infant bonding
Early childhood emotional development
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We don’t get wounded alone and we don’t heal alone
Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate
The most terrifying thing is to accept oneself completely. Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing, there is a field. I’ll meet you there.