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MA (Clinical Psych. & Comm. Counsel.) (Stell.); MA (Psychology) (NMMU); B. Psych. (Counsel.) (NMMU)
Registered with the Professional Board for Psychology (HPCSA) in the category Clinical Psychology
Member of the membership committee of the International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS)
Mental illness / Psychopathology
Cognitive and behavioural Therapies
Individual & Group Psychotherapies
Assessment and treatment of PTSD in South Africa
Implementation and adaptation of prolonged exposure therapy (PE) for PTSD
Clinical Psychology as a profession in South Africa
Single-case experimental designs
Interpretive phenomenological analysis
Current Research Projects
Implementing a Brief Prolonged Exposure Programme for Survivors of Trauma: A Pilot Study (Doctoral research project)
Booysen, D., D. & Kagee, A. Experiences of trauma counsellors working in resource-constrained contexts. Psychological services. Under review.
Booysen, D., D. & Kagee, A. the feasibility of prolonged exposure therapy for PTSD in South Africa: a review. European journal of psychotraumatology. Under review.
Booysen, D., D. & Kagee, A. Feasibility and acceptability of prolonged exposure for trauma survivors in South Africa: Three case reports. International journal of psychology. Under review.
Haine, P. & Booysen, D., D. life after training: professional experiences of recently qualified clinical and counselling psychologists in South Africa. Preparing for submission.
Booysen, D., D. & Naidoo, A., V. (2016). On becoming a psychologist: The experiences of the unsuccessful applicant. New Voices in Psychology, 12(1).
Booysen, D., D. (2014). Respect 4 U programme - Klapmuts community report. An unpublished community report, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch.
Booysen, D., D. (2012). A psychobiography of Friedrich Nietzsche. An unpublished master’s dissertation. Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Port Elizabeth.
Booysen, D. D., & Kagee, A. Implementing an Evidence-Based Trauma Therapy for PTSD in a Resource Constrained and Multicultural Context. 35th Annual meeting of the International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS) in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, 14-16 November. (forthcoming)
Booysen, D. D., & Kagee, A. Feasibility of a prolonged exposure program for trauma survivors in South Africa: A brief report. The 16th European Society of Traumatic Stress Studies (ESTSS) conference in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, 13-16 June 2019.
A brief trauma treatment programme for survivors of trauma and torture: A pilot study
Symposium Presentation at the 1st Pan-African Psychology Congress held in Durban, South Africa, 18 - 20 September 2017
Psychobiographical research. Paper presented at the South African Association of Counselling and Development in Higher Education (SAACHE) held in Cape Town, South Africa, 7 September 2015
Duiker, A. (2019). Exploring the experiences of psychology honours graduate students, who are not in any professional training programme for psychology: An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis. Chief supervisor. (In progress).
Haine, P. (2018). life after training: professional experiences of recently qualified clinical and
counselling psychologists in South Africa. Coursework MA. Chief supervisor. (Completed).
Johnson, S. (2019). Separation assault in South African heterosexual relationships. MA by thesis. Chief supervisor. (In progress).
Mahe-Poyo, P. (2018). Experiences and perceptions of persons living with a mental disorder receiving mental health treatment at a primary care clinic in the Eastern Cape. Coursework MA. Chief supervisor. (In progress).
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