Contact us

Physical address Alexandra Road
Pinelands
Cape Town
7405
Postal address P O Box 103
Howard Place
7450
Telephone 021 506 5111
Fax 021 506 4093

Life St Vincent’s is a 35 bed short term stay mental healthcare facility, providing in-house treatment for mental healthcare users. The principal forms of therapy used at the clinic are crisis counselling, cognitive behavioural therapy, behaviour and dialectical behaviour therapy, life skills training and electro-convulsive therapy.

Specialised treatment is provided for specific conditions (such as anxiety disorders & depression) with therapeutic programmes conducted in small groups.

Monitoring our users’ 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 mental healthcare services

Our specialised treatment programmes for psychiatric disorders include the following:

  • A multidisciplinary approach,
  • mood and anxiety disorders (i.e. depression, phobias, post-traumatic stress and panic disorders)
  • bipolar mood disorders
  • personality disorders (i.e. avoidance and dependence disorders)
  • psychotic disorders (i.e. schizophrenia and delusional disorders)
  • psychogeriatric disorders (i.e. neuro - cognitive impairment, dementia)

Complementary services

  • Family support group.
  • General practice.
  • Health education.
  • Psychology.
  • Occupational therapy.
  • Biokinetics and hydrotherapy

Supporting Healthcare professionals

Psychiatrist(s)
Dr Elizabeth Peter 021 506 4184
Dr Imthiaz Hoosen 021 685 2635
Dr John Torline 021 461 1418
Dr Judy Bentley 021 671 3449
Dr Keith Ganassen 021 701 0402
Dr Keneilwe Lehloenya 021 001 1670
Dr Kim Ragsdale 021 683 7200
Dr Mitchell Gates 021 510 2754
Dr Neil Horn 021 443 7721
Dr Peter Williams-Ashman 021 506 5140
Dr Qhama Cossie 021 447 5148
Dr Surita Van Heerden 021 461 1687
Psychologist(s)
Cheryl Daniel 021 506 5140
Riana Kader 021 685 2635
Francois Rabie 083 460 6472
Occupational Therapist(s)
Claire Prowse 072 474 8868
Consultant Dietician(s)
Annchen Weidemann 021 532 0640
Neurophysiologist
W Coetzee 011 421 9946
C Augustine 083 288 2092
S Abramowitz 011 780 8882
J de Jager (Educational psychologist) 011 421 9265
R Nel 011 815 6737
M Roux 011 421 9946
D Magangane 011 420 3302
F Malaza 011 810 1922
J Beuster 011 969 4930
M de Wet 011 913 0124
N Mdutshane 011 421 9941