The IPW is one of three institutes which form part of the Centre for Health and Human Performance (CHHP) within the Faculty of Health Sciences at North-West University, Potchefstroom Campus.

Our range of therapeutic services include:

  • Clinical and counselling psychology
  • Preventative and performance services (Sport and Corporate related)
  • Standard psychometrics and neuropsychological assessments
  • Care2Kids Specialist children’s services incorporating Early Communication Intervention and Speech-language therapy

Our outpatient services are performed by registered clinical or counselling psychologists, with some sessions referred to the supervised intern psychologists.  Services performed by intern psychologists are under the direct supervision of a qualified and experienced IPW staff member. The IPW is a Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) accredited internship training facility. Speech-language therapy and Early Communication Interventions are performed by registered speech-language therapists.


What We Treat

                                                                                                                                    Children: Care2Kids

Assessment of:

Developmental disorders
Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Autistic spectrum disorder
Feeding and swallowing problems
Developmental assessment and cognitive (IQ) assessment.
Intervention for :
Depression, Anxiety, ADHD, Trauma, Relationship problems, Attachment Adjustment.

Assessment of:
Behaviour problems
Adjustment problems
Study method problems
Career guidance
Developmental assessment and cognitive (IQ) assessment.
Intervention for:
Depression, Anxiety, ADHD, Trauma, Relationship problems, Attachment difficulties, Peer group problems, Sexual development and adjustment difficulties.

Assessment of:
Anxiety disorders
Reactions to stress
Mood disorders (depression and bipolar disorder),
Adjustment disorders
Psychological problems relating to physical illness,
Behavioural disorders
Relationship problems
Marital & Family problems
Bereavement and Psychotic disorders
Specialist Assessments, Adult ADHD assessments and Neuro-psych assessments.