My motivation to join SaferSpaces:
I am a senior lecturer in the Department of Psychology at the University of South Africa and registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa as a Research Psychologist. The focus of my doctoral study was on the development of youth violence within the South African context. From this, I developed the Theory of Thwarted Belongingness that contributes towards understanding the occurrence of youth violence.
I'm working in these sectors:
I'm specialising in these topics:
Research design and implementation. Programme development, monitoring and evaluation. Theory development
My training in psychology and as a Research Psychologist has equipped me to investigate issues of concern in a methodologically sound fashion. My doctoral study contributes towards understanding the occurrence of youth violence.