Debbie PaizeeDebbie Paizee
Debbie Paizee holds an Honours Degree (Cum Laude) in Psychology from the University of South Africa and is a Registered Counsellor and Pyschometrist in Independent Practice with the HPCSA (PRC0003964 and PMT 0077593).
In her capacity as a Registered Counsellor, Debbie has a particular interest in helping children & parents cope with & manage the associated psycho-social challenges during & post-divorce. Additional areas of interest include providing trauma and grief/bereavement counseling as well as a special interest in using positive personal psychology approaches and principles to facilitate the achievement of personal growth & self-esteem related challenges in her clients.
In her capacity as a Registered Psychometrist, Debbie specializes in psychometric assessments (children, adolescents & adults) encompassing aptitude, intelligence, personality & emotional functioning. She is able to provide the relevant psychometric testing to facilitate decision making regarding school readiness, screening for the presence of learning difficulties (including ADHD), subject choices (Grade 10 – 12), career choices (high school students as well as adults in a career transition phase), corporate testing (for example, screening for positive & counter-productive behaviours amongst potential and existing staff members; MBTI individual & team profiling; conflict management profiling).
As an accredited Mediator with the Family Mediators Association of the Cape (FAMAC), Debbie is able to provide mediations for couples or families in conflict to assist in the resolution of disputes about children (care & contact concerns and the drafting of parenting plans), separation, divorce and related financial issues and concerns. You are welcome to browse the FAMAC website (www.famac.co.za) for additional information regarding the mediation process.
In addition to providing the above services in her personal capacity at her practice in Edgemead as well as corporate consulting in association with Lifelab, Debbie fulfils the role of Practice Manager at our Claremont Practice where she oversees and ensures the smooth running of all administrative and managerial tasks involved in a busy and successful practice such as ours.