Candice van der Merwe is a Counselling Psychologist based in Edenvale. She obtained her BA Psychology, BA Hons. (Psychology) and Masters degree in Counselling Psychology at The University of Johannesburg. After this she completed her internship at the Centre for Psychological Services and Career Development. Here she gained experience with working with adults and children.

Candice has also volunteered at a child welfare organisation. Prior to entering her Masters degree she also worked with children on the autism specturm. Candice currently works at a primary school as well as private practice.

Candice has experience with a wide range of psychological difficulties and believes that it is important to tailor her approach to the the unique needs of each individual in an environment which is non-judgmental, neutral and safe.



Therapy is a collabrative process between the individual and psychologist. It can assist to alleviate emotional distress, assist with maladaptive thinking patterns, provide insight, develop coping skills, and improve emotional well-being.

Candice received her Master’s degree in Counselling Psychology from The University of Johannesburg. She works with adults, adolescents, parents, and children. She uses an intergrative approach and tailors her approach to the unique needs of the individual. She works with various psychological difficulties some of which can be seen below.

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Trauma
  • Grief
  • Bereavement
  • Anger management
  • Adjustment
  • Abuse
  • Behavioural difficulties
  • Stress
  • Personal growth
  • Play therapy



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Contact number: 072 198 2593

Email Address: info@cvdmpsychologist.co.za


First Avenue Med Park

23 1stAve


Office hours:

Monday             08:00 – 17:00

Tuesday            08:00 – 17:00

Wednesday    08:00 – 17:00

Thursday          08:00 – 17:00

Friday                08:00 – 17:00