Samuel Waumsley
Clinical psychologist, Cape Town

Samuel Waumsley

M.A. Clin. Psych. (UCT) | PS0111686PR 086 001 0447293

Clinical psychologist | Private psychotherapy sessions in Cape Town


Practice                             

Enquiries: 084 350 2102 | samuelwaumsley@gmail.com

In-person and online sessions

Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm 

Saturdays: 8:00am - 12:00pm


Registered clinical psychologist in Observatory specialising in psychotherapy                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

Therapy for:
  • Anxiety feelings and effects
  • Depression
  • Self-esteem awareness
  • Being more conscious
  • Dream interpretation
  • Couples
  • Parent-child family dynamics                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

Towards personal well-being: being more conscious

Personal and psychological well-being is our natural state, the capacity for happiness is our default position, but things can sometimes go wrong, or there are things that impact us. Sometimes it's a love affair we feel broken-hearted about, or an absent or scolding parent. To cope and to be fully you, one needs to dig deep, as well as offer oneself the chance to heal. Therapy is a formal way of addressing these core personal stories that we carry and the symptoms that they manifest in us.                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

  • Symptoms of anxiety: Anxiety is associated with the fight, flight, freeze or friendly reflex. As human beings we have a strong response to danger and stress generally that is highly attuned, automatic and that neurochemically is processed faster than we can register the stressor consciously.

  • Signs of depression: Depression is at its core a feeling and problem to do with hopelessness. It can involve our sense of self in life and our experience in the world. It can be useful to consider depression as, in addition to suffering, also clearly bringing a challenge to the self. Often there is something actually wrong that's felt subjectively and semi-consciously deep down that bothers and depresses us. Sometimes we all need help.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
What's key is how we make sense of things; what meaning do we find in matters; what are we confronted by?

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