Centre for Psychological Services and Career Development (PsyCaD)
Psychological Services to External Clients

PsyCaD, based at the University of Johannesburg, is a centre of excellence for psychological and career services. Our mission is to provide our clients with developmental, preventative and curative services through psycho-social-cultural, academic, therapeutic and career development interventions. PsyCaD offers a broad spectrum of psychological, educational and career based services to the wider community. PsyCaD’s services aim to enhance the psychological fitness of clients to manage personal life challenges, increase productivity and to optimise their performance. This includes dealing with trauma and stress.

  • Counselling is offered to individuals of all ages, couples, families and groups.
  • All contact with PsyCaD is highly professional and strictly confidential.
  • PsyCaD is accredited by the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as a site for training of Intern Psychologists and Intern Psychometrists.
  • PsyCaD’s professional staff are Counselling, Clinical and/or Educational Psychologists registered with the HPCSA.


  • Assessments

    Psychological assessment is a process of testing that uses a combination of techniques to help arrive at some hypotheses about a person and their behavior, personality and capabilities.

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  • Therapy

    The aim of psychotherapy is to assist individuals, couples, families or groups with emotional difficulties and psychological distress in which clients and therapists work together to better understand the problems.

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University of Johannesburg

Auckland Park Kingsway
B5 Building - 011 559 3106

Auckland Park Bunting Road 
Impala Court - 011 559 1318

House 2 - 011 559 6042

Academic Block B - 011 559 5752

Auckland Park Kingsway - Main Campus