Administrator& Social Media, Counselling Hub
Thandiwe Moyo has recently completed her undergraduate B Admin degree, majoring in Political Science, at the University of the Western Cape. Thandiwe is passionate about helping people and working at the Counselling Hub has helped her realise how important it is to provide clients with a space where they can safely speak about their life challenges. Thandiwe identifies strongly with her role as she is the first port of call for clients and she believes that her work helps in addressing the stigma associated with mental health.
Founding Member, Counselling Hub
Kentse Radebe was the Executive Director of the SACAP Foundation and as such helped establish the Counselling Hub Woodstock with her vision. She is a Sociologist with a background in Organisational Psychology and is a Tekano Health Equity Atlantic Fellow, a Fulbright Scholar and an Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Fellow. Kentse is currently at the Bertha Foundation where we hope to see collaboration with the Counselling Hub. .
Kaplan Kushlik Educational Trust Representative
Romi Kaplan specialises in psychosocial wellbeing and is a founding member of the Counselling Hub, Woodstock. She holds an MSt in Forced Migration (Oxford University) and a Masters in Existential Psychotherapy and Counselling (MDX). She trained in mental health trauma at Tel Aviv University and at Global Mental Health at Harvard University. She is registered with the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). Kaplan currently gives workshops on Self Care and Vicarious Trauma for NGO workers.
Counselling Hub Co-ordinator
Shifra Jacobson is a popular adult educator, trainer, lecturer and facilitator. She has over 35 years’ experience, working with diverse communities in Southern Africa, other parts of the continent, the United Kingdom, Israel and Germany. Jacobson holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Women and Gender Studies, an Advanced Diploma in Adult Education and a Diploma in Movement Therapy in Special Education. Jacobson has devoted her working life to the pursuit of social equality and civic responsibility. She has brought her experience in this area to developing concepts and practices of transformation and social change, to organisations such as RAPCAN, Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund, Desmond Tutu Peace Centre, Holocaust Centre and the Department of Social and Health Development.