Mia Boon, M.A.
Mia Boon holds a Masters (Cum Laude) degree in Counselling Psychology (Stellenbosch, 2000) and is a registered Counselling Psychologist with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (PS 0068020). During her studies, she was a founder member of the Psyssa (Psychological Association of South Africa) Student Division.
Mia completed her internship at three different institutions, namely, Paarl Provincial Hospital, Stellenbosch Provincial Hospital and the Centre for Student Counselling at the University of Stellenbosch (1999). She lectured in Research Methodology and Statistics at Stellenbosch University, and was employed as a student counsellor at the Centre for Student Counselling in 2000. Mia took co-directorship of the Child and Family Guidance Clinic in 2002 until 2006, when she became co-owner of Dr. Mark Tunbridge, Mia Boon & Associates. Most recently, Mia founded and is the Clinical Director of our Claremont Practice.
Mia has considerable experience in child, adolescent and family psychotherapy and assessment and a special interest in medico-legal assessment, especially Care & Contact Evaluations (Custody & Access). She currently provides psychological assessment and psychotherapy for adults, couples, adolescents, children and families.
As an accredited Mediator with the Family Mediators Association of the Cape (FAMAC), Mia 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.
Individual therapy for Adults and Adolescents
Play therapy for children
Mia offer the following assessments:
- Medico Legal Assessments
- School readiness assessments
- Career assessments
- Exam concession assessments
- Learning difficulties
- Subject choice assessments