Training & Experience

I began my tertiary level studies at the University of the Witwatersrand where I obtained a BSc degree in 1990. I then moved to Cape Town where I studied medicine, graduating in 1994.

My interest in psychotherapy started while I was working as a general practitioner in Cape Town. I did personal growth and counseling skills courses through Life Line and began studying psychology through UNISA. I decided to specialize in psychiatry and received my FC Psych degree at Stellenbosch University in 2004.

I have subsequently done training courses in Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for anxiety disorders and Focusing Oriented Psychotherapy. I attend conferences regularly in order to keep up to date with developments in psychiatry.

I began working as a psychiatrist in private practice in Cape Town in 2005. My current practice, based in Tokai, has been going since 2010. I have also worked as a consulting psychiatrist at Stepping Stones Addiction Clinic, Groote Schuur Hospital, and Victoria Hospital. I have spent time in England working as a psychiatrist in general adult and older people’s mental health teams.

DR BELINDA DERMAN

I am a psychiatrist in private practice in Tokai. I see people for psychotherapy and I treat a range of mental health problems, including: depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, and adult attention deficit disorder. Read more about my approach.

CONTACT

Physical Address: 13a Keyser River Drive, Tokai Business Park, Tokai
Mobile: +27 81 251 1985
Fax: 086 604 1411
Email: drbelindaderman@gmail.com