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ABOUT

About Dr. Antoinette Beukes

Dr. Antoinette Beukes, has been one of the leading Traumatologists in the country, with over a decade of experience ranging from listed below, to name a few.

Kardia Trauma research, Training & Therapy Institute was born out of the passion & need for sharing knowledge in the Traumatology field.

 

Specialising in the following areas:

  • EMDR Child & Adult Practitioner

  • Traumatology:  Complex Trauma, Sexual Abuse & Occult Ritual Abuse & Trauma

  • Socio-Emotional Assessments (Children/Adolescents/Adults)

  • Investigations into the allegations of Child Abuse and Sexual Abuse

  • Forensic Interviewing & Facilitation (Disclosure of Sexual Abuse)

  • Protocol: Children’s Act 35 of 2015 (Development & Training)

  • Report writing and Testifying in Court

  • Research in Traumatology

  • Trauma & Crisis Intervention

  • Trauma Counselling & Therapy for Adults and Children

  • Bereavement for Adults and Children

  • Structured Play Therapy

  • Attachment Therapy

  • Parental Guidance

  • Training -     Child Abuse Prevention and Awareness Program

  • The Impact of Trauma on the Young Child

  • Parental Guidance for Parents – Sexual Development

  • Kingdom Parenting (A Biblical Perspective on Parenting)

Antoinette is passionate about providing a safe environment & guide her patients through the healing process.

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About Kardia

Kardia was born out of Dr. Antoinette Beukes's  passion not only in the assistance in healing of Trauma but the sharing of knowledge in the Psychology industry, with a massive emphasis on research & facts based theories.

  • PhD – November 2012

  • MA (Psych) Counc (Trauma)  - 2009

  • MA.SW - (in process) - 2022

  • BA (Psych) Counc - 2007

  • Dipl.C – 2006

  • Cert. EMDR

  • Cert. EMDR Children

  • Cert. Child Assessment (Cognitive Screening & Socio-Emotional Development)

  • Cert. Adolescent Assessment

  • Cert. Assessment of Attachment

  • Cert. Interactional Analysis (Placement/Court Purposes)

  • Cert. Forensic Interviewing & Facilitation (Sexual Abuse)

  • ​Cert. Structured Play Therapy

  • Cert. Attachment Therapy

  • Cert. Parental Guidance

  • Cert. Sand Tray Therapy

  • Cert. Occult Ritual Abuse & Trauma (Level3)

  • Cert. Rape & Sexual Trauma

  • Cert. Alcohol & Substance Abuse

  • Cert. Child Attachment and Child Trauma & Dissociation:  Assessment & Therapy

  • Cert. Business Management

Throwing Caps

DEGREES & CERTIFICATIONS

FIELD OF EXPERTISE

  • Traumatology

  • EMDR – Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing

  • DID – Dissociative Identity Disorder

  • Sexual Abuse & Trauma

  • Attachment Disorder

  • Assessments

  • Court work & report writing

  • Training other professionals

  • Writing and presentation of programmes

PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

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Council for Counsellors in SA

Psychological Society of Psychology in SA

EMDRIA – EMDR International Association

Humanitarian Assistance Programme

FACT Network

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ON THE FOREFRONT OF CREATING CHANGE

Caring Child

"Change is inevitable, Growing is a choice"

Antoinette Beukes

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