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ILHAAM SOLOMONS
CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST CLAREMONT

I am registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) and the Board of Health Funders (BHF) as a Clinical Psychologist in Private Practice. I am based in Claremont in the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town.

Areas of interest

I work with adults, adolescents and couples who may be struggling with:

Addiction disorders (including support for family members)

Mood disorders such as grief, loss or depression as well as bipolar mood disorder

Trauma, stress or anxiety disorders such as PTSD,  OCD, panic attacks and generalised anxiety disorder

Difficulties related to anger management

Personality Disorders

Couples therapy

Group therapy

About me:

I am passionate about reducing the stigma associated with mental illness, and supporting individuals to live life more optimally. I offer a safe, collaborative treatment space, allowing you to find healthier ways of thinking about and managing your current difficulties.

Background:

I completed my Bachelor of Psychology (B.Psych) degree at the University of the Western Cape, and worked as an addictions care practitioner before completing my Master’s degree in Psychology at the University of Stellenbosch.  Subsequently, I have worked with  children, adolescents, adults, families and couples in various settings. These included a community clinic, at a tertiary psychiatric hospital, within the Department of Correctional Services as well as private mental health hospitals.