Cobus Du Toit Psychologist Canberra

Cobus Du Toit

Psychologist

BA (Psych) (Hons), MA (ClinPsych), Assoc MAPS

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Key Areas of Interest

  • Schizophrenia
  • Bipolar Mood Disorder
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • PTSD/Trauma
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Complex Childhood Trauma
  • Emotion Regulation Difficulties
  • Child and Adolescent Mental Health
  • Play Therapy
  • Substance Abuse and Dependence

Therapeutic Frameworks/Strategies

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Schema Therapy
  • Object Relations
  • Transactional Analysis
  • Person-Centred Therapy
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Child-Centred Play Therapy

About Cobus

Please note Cobus is able to deliver therapy in English and Afrikaans.

Cobus holds a Master of Arts degree in Clinical Psychology, which he obtained in 2021. Originally from South Africa, he gained experience in a clinical setting for patients with severe pathologies. During this time, Cobus worked with a multitude of disorders including psychotic disorders, mood disorders, depression, trauma, childhood adversities and substance abuse. He conducted risk assessments, symptom monitoring, brief CBT and MDT treatment recommendations, psychotherapeutic interventions and family interventions, and psychoeducation and substance use groups.

As part of his training, he gained experience working with children, adolescents and adults completing both psychometric assessments and psychotherapy interventions.

How Cobus might support you

“Those who have a 'why' to live, can bear with almost any 'how'” – Viktor Frankl

Cobus strives to empower his clients and help them overcome psychological stressors by enabling them to live full and purpose-driven lives. This is done through processing their difficulties using evidence-based interventions in order to hone the necessary skills to work through psychological problems.