Despina Forbes - Counselling Psychologist

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63 Adelaide Tambo Drive Durban North, Durban Metro and Durban

'Despina is a counselling psychologist in private practice, qualified yoga teacher and teaches mindfulness based interventions to children and adults’


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Despina Forbes is Counseling psychologist (MA Couns.Psych.UK), registered with HPCSA (Pr:0368377), in private practice. She is also a qualified yoga teacher (RYT 200), based in Durban North, Kwazulu/Natal, South Africa.

She has attended mindfulness-based training events with CMRP (Centre of Mindfulness Research and Practice) , University of Bangor , Wales and OMC (Oxford Mindfulness Centre) and has undertaken Teacher Training level 1 in teaching Mindfulness Based Interventions with CMRP.

She teaches Mindfulness Based Intervention's (MBI's) based on Mindfulness Based Stress reduction programme (MBSR) and Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT).

She is trained to teach children mindfulness skills using the Paws b mindfulness programme to children aged 7 - 11 years old (Mindfulness in schools, UK) and yoga for children through yoga4kids (

She offers the following services:


*Emotional assessments and Play therapy for children
*Psychotherapy for adolescents and adults
*Mindfulness Based Interventions

Mindfulness workshops based on MBSR & MBCT

*Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction courses (MBSR)
*Mindfulness skills programmes for children (paws b curriculum)
*Mindfulness practice sessions


Small classes for:

*Children (4-7yrs old, 8-12yrs old)


63 Adelaide Tambo Drive, Durban North, Kwazulu Natal

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