Edith Buchanan Counselling Psychologist
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Adolescent Career Counselling

Edith Buchanan offers subject choice guidance and career assessments for learners in Grades 9, 11 and 12 residing in Port Elizabeth. The choices made during this time are crucial as they can affect the kinds of careers adolescents are able to study towards and enter into in the future. For guidance in making the correct choice, Edith offers individual career counselling and information as well as interviews and aptitude assessments.

Subject Choice for Learners Entering Grade 10

With an array of school subjects and prospective careers to choose from, Grade 9 learners are faced with making some exciting decisions notwithstanding much confusion. Edith offers advice and counselling to help them choose suitable subjects for Grades 10, 11 and 12. These sessions will not only assist the learner in making an informed choice but will also get them thinking about potential career paths.

The package includes the following:

  • Initial interview
  • Assessment of aptitudes, interests, values and personality attributes
  • It may include narrative assessment techniques
  • Career counselling with the individual - the focus being on identifying broad and possible career fields and directions
  • Career information

Career Assessment and Counselling for Learners in Grades 11 and 12

Many Grade 11 and 12 learners find it challenging to choose a career in which they will find fulfilment during their adult years. To guide them with their choice, Edith offers a variety of services including career counselling, interviews and aptitude assessments. These sessions will help the learner understand themselves and their abilities better in order to make a more informed career choice.

The package includes the following:

  • Initial interview
  • Assessment of aptitudes, interests, values and personality attributes
  • Use of narrative assessment techniques
  • Career information
  • Career Counselling with the individual
  • Subsequent interview with parents if desired
  • Additional follow-up appointment, if needed
Individual Counselling Individual Counselling

Edith offers individual counselling to adults and adolescents dealing with personal issues such as anxiety and depression, as well as significant life changes such as retirement.

Couples Counselling Couples Counselling

Edith offers couples counselling to couples who are married or in a relationship. She also offers pre- and post-divorce counselling for couples and individuals.

Career Counselling Career Counselling

Edith offers an array of career counselling services for adolescents and adults, including subject choice guidance, career assessments and career management.