Contact us

Physical address 16 St Andrews Road
Southernwood
East London
5201
Postal address 16 St Andrews Road
Southernwood
East London
5201
Telephone 043 707 4400
Fax 043 743 2408

St Marks Clinic is a 55 bed, short-term admission mental health facility, treating clients in hospital as well as day clients. The principle forms of therapy used at the clinic are crisis counseling, cognitive behavioral therapy, life skills training and electro-convulsive therapy.

Specialised treatment is provided for specific conditions such as substance dependence, anxiety disorders and depression. A high care facility is available for seriously ill patients and therapeutic programmes are conducted in small groups.

Monitoring our clients’ views on all aspects of our service keeps us up to date with their needs and enables us to provide them with the best possible service at all times.

Our drug and alcohol rehabilitation services

Our specialised services include the following:

  • Detoxification managed by specialist psychiatrists.
  • Individual therapy on recommendation of psychologists or psychiatrists.

Group therapy focuses on the following:

  • Understanding the process of addiction.
  • Understanding and accepting the disease concept.
  • Dealing with emotions.
  • Communication skills.
  • Understanding and managing personal triggers.
  • Relapse prevention.
  • Understand and developing adaptive behavioral patterns.
  • Introduction to AA meetings.
  • Alcohol/Drug support group.
  • Family education group.
  • Referral to social worker for family, marital and crisis intervention.

Supporting doctors

Psychiatrist(s)
Dr D Schaefer 043 726 0744
Dr J Woods 043 726 0744
Dr P Woods 043 726 0744
Dr M Shokane 043 743 3324
Dr R Le Roux 043 726 0744