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.

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.