Dr Jaco van der Walt

SHIP®forAdults Facilitator & Trainer
SHIP®forAcuteTrauma Facilitator & Trainer

(BA, BA Hons – Psych, MA – Clin Psych, PhD)

Clinical Psychologist

PS 0033405 (1992)

Chairperson Board of Management


31 Sycamore Street
Zwartkop x4
Centurion (Mon – Sat)

Tel: +27 12 663 2918 (h & w)
Fax: +27 12 663 3635
E-mail: jacovanderwalt@lantic.net

Abbreviated CV

Dr Jaco van der Walt obtained his MA (Clinical Psychology) degree at the University of Pretoria and completed his internship at Weskoppies Hospital in Pretoria. He registered as a Clinical Psychologist in January 1992 and obtained his PhD (Psychotherapy) degree in 2001 at the University of Pretoria.

He has been working extensively in the psychotherapy and trauma fields as a clinician, project manager, lecturer and researcher. He is also a former board member of the South African Institute for Traumatic Stress and the Gauteng Business Against Crime Victim Empowerment Management Board.

He has been a member of a psychology private practice in Centurion since 2004. He worked at the Psychological Service of the South African Police Service for more than 12 years, where he was Head of Department in Gauteng and also Provincial Head of the Employee Assistant Services in the same province.

He has given numerous lectures and presentations on a variety of topics and held many training sessions and workshops at various hospitals, clinics, organisations, businesses and conferences.

He is a founding member of The SHIP® Foundation and is a registered SHIP®forAdults and SHIP®forAcuteTrauma trainer and chairperson of The SHIP® Foundation. He is the founder of SHIP®forAcuteTrauma and has also written various articles on SHIP®.

He specialises in psychotherapy for adults (SHIP®forAdults), trauma psychotherapy (SHIP®forAcuteTrauma), debriefing and marital therapy.