“Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise”


Clinical Psychologist

Louise’s theoretical orientation is psychoanalytical. This approach is aimed at an in-depth understanding of the conscious and unconscious aspects of functioning.

Psychologist Durbanville - Louise Malan - Clinical Psychologist

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


Psychoanalytic psychotherapy


Mothering and mother-infant bonding


Early childhood emotional development


Parenting issues

louisepsych@icloud.com    073 390 3010



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