Training

Education

  • University of Johannesburg: BA Child and Family Psychology
  • University of Johannesburg: Hons. Psychology
  • University of the Witwatersrand: Masters Clinical Psychology (with distinction)

Further Training

I have training in a number of forensic psychological and investigative fields from international experts, these include but are not limited to:

  • SAPS Basic Training
  • Hostage and Suicide negotiator Training – SAPS
  • Psychology in The Court Room: Prof Alfred Allan
  • Forensic Assessments and Report Writing: Dr R. Duchan
  • Evaluation of the Molested Chid: Prof E van Rensburg
  • Divorce: Effects on Children and Adults: Prof E. van Rensburg
  • Sexual and Violence Risk Assessments by Bram van der Meer, Netherland
  • Psychopath Assessment and Diagnosis by Dr Peter Collins of the Ontario Provincial Police in Canada
  • Investigative Interviewing by Professor Ray Bull, University of Derby, UK
  • Expert Witness Training by Professor Leam Craig, University of Birmingham, UK
  • Threat Assessment by Dr Russel Palarea (exNCIS) of Operational Psychology Services
  • Arson and Bomb Scene Analysis by Detective Ed Nordskog of the Los Angeles Arson and Bomb Squad
  • Cold Case Investigation by retired Supervisory Special Agent Mark Safarik of the FBI’s Behavioral Analysis Unit
  • Forensic Pathology by Department of Forensic Medicine and Pathology: WITS
  • Arson & Bomb Profiling by Ken Morris, Virginia State Police retired
  • SCAN Statement Analysis (Basic & Advanced) by the Laboratory for Scientific Investigation, USA