About Us

Cynthia Rose B.Soc.Sc; B.A. (Soc.Sc) Hons; M.A. (Soc.Sc); M.A. Clinical Psychology

Professional Registrations, Licences and Accreditations
Cynthia has been registered as a Clinical Psychologist with the Professional Board for Psychology, Health Professions Council of South Africa since 1998. Her former HPCSA registrations were as a Psychometrist (1989) and Research Psychologist (1993). She is currently seeking re-instatement of her former registrations (Psychometrist; Research Psychologist) following recent changes to the Scope of Practice by the Professional Board for Psychology. Cynthia has completed numerous psychometric test accreditation trainings (locally and internationally) and is registered as a test user with various local and international psychological test publishers and distributors.

Professional Experience
Cynthia started working professionally as a Psychometrist in a psychology practice offering psychological assessment services into businesses. From there she joined UNISA’s Institute for Behavioural and Social Sciences (later Institute for Social and Health Sciences/ISHS) as a Research Psychologist for a number of years before completing her clinical psychology training with an internship at the Tara H. Moross Centre in Johannesburg. After a brief return to the research institute she joined Deloitte (Johannesburg) where she worked for three years providing psychological assessment and employee well-being services into the business. From Deloitte, she joined the Emirates Group in Dubai for one year as a Psychologist providing both business and clinical psychology services to the group. In 2003, she returned to South Africa and has been in private practice since then. Her primary focus is on the delivery of psychometric assessments and the provision of coaching and psychotherapy services. She has an active interest in cognitive neuroscience and social/systems psychology.

Education
Cynthia completed a B. Social Science (University of Natal) with majors in Philosophy and Psychology, and a sub-major in Sociology. Her undergraduate psychology training included industrial psychology, social and developmental psychology.  She completed a B.A. (Soc.Sc) Hons (UNISA, 1989) with courses in psychological assessment; social, developmental and clinical psychology; psychopathology; and research methodology, followed by a M.A. (Soc Sc) in Research Psychology (1993) and then a M.A. in Clinical Psychology (1998). In 2006, she registered for the D. Litt et Phil in Consulting Psychology (UNISA Organisational Psychology Department). She completed the theoretical course work (with courses including Executive Coaching; Organisational Development; Group and Systems Dynamics) but has not completed the thesis or the doctoral degree.