Susan Mannheim,BSocSc (Hons) CSW (Cum Laude)

Susan Mannheim,BSocSc (Hons) CSW (Cum Laude)

Telehealth Available
Professions: Counsellor, Mental Health Counselor
License Status: I'm a registered professional.
Primary Credential: SACSSP
Secondary Credential: Accredited Mental Health Social Worker (AASW) - 442555
Billing and Insurance:

I don't currently accept insurance, but I can provide documentation if clients wish to submit to an insurance company for "out of network" benefit coverage

Evening Availability


Cape Town, cape town 8000 - South Africa
Offering Virtual Therapy Throughout South Africa
Johannesburg, Johannesburg 2191 - South Africa

My Approach to Helping

I provide a supportive non-judgemental space that allows clients to safely access, explore, and witness their inner world, at their own pace. I further offer clients practical tools to disentangle from unhelpful patterns in thinking, feeling, and doing. Clients are thereby able to work towards goals that are meaningful to them. Through the therapeutic process, clients develop skills that they can then independently apply in the future when needed.

The needs of the client determine the approach I use and tools I offer. This includes mindfulness and cognitive behaviour therapy-based techniques, as well as other methods which research has evidenced to be effective in improving a sense of well-being.

I am committed to my own personal transformation and further support my work by engaging in ongoing professional development. This has included extensive international training, such as through the Beck Institute and Australian Psychological Society, among others. I am an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker with the Australian Association of Social Workers. This means that I have been accredited to provide evidence-based psychological strategies.

All sessions are currently online at this time. I provide individual adult and couples counselling.

Please feel free to email or call me if you have any questions (see buttons at the top of the page).

Note: I do not offer statutory social work services such as child protection services or divorce mediation services.

Ages I Work With

  • Adults
  • Elders


  • English

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abandonment
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Borderline
  • Breakup
  • Career Choice
  • Caregiver Issues / Stress
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Depression
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Domestic Violence
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Family Problems
  • Identity Issues
  • Inadequacy
  • Irritability
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Narcissism
  • Obsessions and Compulsions (OCD)
  • Panic
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Schizophrenia
  • Self-Actualization
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Compassion
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Harm
  • Shame
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation and Behavior
  • Worry

Types of Therapy

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