Firm: Southern Waters Ecological Research and Consulting cc
Address: 152 Glen Road, Glencairn, 7975, Cape Town
Tel: +27.74 123 0893
Mob: +27.83 324 5480
Year of Birth: 1974
Citizenship: South African
Profession: Psychologist and Research Consultant
Languages: English (first language), Afrikaans (fluent).
2018: Awaiting results of PhD examination. Research topic: Investigating relationships between women’s moods and their menstrual cycles – a multi- method study – University of Cape Town Psychiatry Department, South Africa
2006: HPCSA Board Examination and Registration as Psychologist - University of Cape Town
2002 - 2005: MA Psychology – Rand Afrikaans University, South Africa
Internship: 1 Military Hospital, Pretoria, Jan - June 2004 Famsa Knysna, Feb – May 2005 & Sept – Dec 2005
2000 - 2001: BA Hons Psychology - University of South Africa
1997 – 1998: BA Hons in Applied Linguistics and Literary Science – Rand Afrikaans University
1993 – 1996: Bachelor of Arts – University of Stellenbosch
1992: Matric Exemption – Brandwag High School, Uitenhage
2018 – Present: Southern Waters Ecological Research and Consulting cc
Research Consultant: Southern Waters is an independent company associated with the Institute of Water Studies, University of the Western Cape (UWC). The company aims to provide a service to public and private organizations in advising on the sustainable management of inland and coastal aquatic systems, in particular environmental flows. At the same time, its members contribute to the body of fundamental knowledge on the structure and functioning of these ecosystems, and Southern Waters has therefore retained a research and teaching component through its direct links with an academic institution.
Duties include: Research and project management.
2015 - 2018: University of Cape Town
Senior Researcher: at the Child Nurse Practice Development Initiative.
2009 - 2012: Knysna Wellness Centre
Founder and Director.
2006 - 2012: Jessica’s clothing store and Sign right(sign writing business)- Knysna
Owned, started and ran the Knynsa Wellness Centre.
2000 - 2001: Bergvliet High and Wynberg Girls’ High School - Cape Town
Teaching: mainly English and Lifeskills and Ran the Wynberg job- shadowing project.
1998 – 1999: South African White Shark Research Institute – Milnerton
Public Relations Officer and Administrative Manager.
1997 – 1998: Fairmont High School – Durbanville
Teaching English as well as privately.