Dr Irene Strydom

SHIP®forAdults Facilitator & Trainer
SHIPiC® Facilitator & Trainer

(B Prim, Dipl Rem Ed, BEd Hons – Gifted Child Ed, Hons BEd – Guid & Couns [Endorsement], MEd, MEd – Guid & Couns, MA – Couns Psych, DEd)

Counselling Psychologist
Educational Psychologist

PS 0066567 (2000)

Member Board of Management


66B Burg Street
Western Cape (Mon – Fri)

Cell: 082 956 4080
Fax: 086 661 1381
E-mail: irenes@mweb.co.za

36 Church Street

Abbreviated CV

Dr Irene Strydom completed two Master’s degrees in Educational Psychology (1991) and Guidance and Counselling (1999) at UNISA, both with distinction and received performance awards from UNISA for both these degrees. In 1995 she received her Doctorate from UNISA. Irene also completed three certificate courses at the University of Johannesburg in 2003 (Certificates in Psychopathology, Neurology and Personology) and a Master’s degree (with distinction) in Counselling Psychology (University of Pretoria) in April 2008.

Irene Strydom is registered as an Educational and Counselling Psychologist and runs a private practice. She used to head the Brooklyn Child and Adult Guidance and Development Centre in Pretoria, where therapeutic and remedial services are offered. Irene was a senior lecturer at the University of South Africa (UNISA) till 2007 where she trained registered counsellors and educational and counselling psychologists.

Irene is registered as a SHIP®forAdults Facilitator and is an interim trainer of SHIPiC®, which is an application of spontaneous healing principles in child therapy. She has been instrumental in the further development of SHIPiC®. She also serves on the Board of Management of The SHIP® Foundation.
In 2005 Dr Strydom presented two papers on spontaneous healing at international conferences in Cambridge and Cape Town.