Louis Awerbuck

As clinical psychologist, Louis Awerbuck has been in private practice since 1995. His career started in the SA Police Services, where he initiated a unit for Crime-Centred Psychology. During this time he completed postgraduate research on the profiling of serial murderers and rapists.

He completed an Honours degree at the University of the Free State, as well as a Higher Diploma in Education. During this time period he also registered with the Health Professions Council as psychometrist. Selection for ‘n Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology took him to the University of Johannesburg where he qualified cum laude. As part of further postgraduate studies, he later engaged in industrial psychology at the North-West University, as well as in sport psychology at Stellenbosch University.

Louis has been involved with training of post-graduate students in psychology, and is a registered practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming. He regularly publishes psycho-educational articles on human behaviour in printed- and social media. Louis is also the co-author of Wie is ek? (Naledi), Ek & Jy, Verhoudings wat werk (NB Publishers) and with Hanlie Retief the co-writer of Anderkant uit, verhale van hoop (Tafelberg).

For more than 25 years he has been specialising in psychotherapy with adults and couples, as well as psychological assessment, medico-legal testimony and sport psychology. He acts regularly as expert witness in legal cases, and has testified numerous times in Magistrate’s Courts, District Courts, as well as the High Court of South Africa. He has also provided testimony in the Appeal Court of South Africa. In the field of sport psychology, Louis was involved with the Blue Bulls Rugby Union, Holland National Rugby, St Albans High School, Waterkloof High School and Boys High Paarl. Furthermore, he worked with several individual athletes on a provincial, national and Olympic level, with the aim of improving performance.

Louis sometimes acts as consultant for corporate companies in the areas of leadership development, change management and interpersonal skills training. Anglo American Corporation, De Beers, Deloitte & Touche, PPC, SA Breweries, SAP Southern Africa, ABSA, Standard Bank, SA Reserve Bank, Fedsure, Nedcor, BKB and First National Bank are amongst a list of major past clients.

Currently, Louis acts as a director of the SA Centre for Mental Health. Apart from engaging in clinical psychology, he provides psycho-education through the Centre to the general public via several national media platforms.

Louis Awerbuck

As clinical psychologist, Louis Awerbuck has been in private practice since 1995. His career started in the SA Police Services, where he initiated a unit for Crime-Centred Psychology. During this time he completed postgraduate research on the profiling of serial murderers and rapists.

He completed an Honours degree at the University of the Free State, as well as a Higher Diploma in Education. During this time period he also registered with the Health Professions Council as psychometrist. Selection for ‘n Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology took him to the University of Johannesburg where he qualified cum laude. As part of further postgraduate studies, he later engaged in industrial psychology at the North-West University, as well as in sport psychology at Stellenbosch University.

Louis has been involved with training of post-graduate students in psychology, and is a registered practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming. He regularly publishes psycho-educational articles on human behaviour in printed- and social media. Louis is also the co-author of Wie is ek? (Naledi), Ek & Jy, Verhoudings wat werk (NB Publishers) and with Hanlie Retief the co-writer of Anderkant uit, verhale van hoop (Tafelberg).

For more than 25 years he has been specialising in psychotherapy with adults and couples, as well as psychological assessment, medico-legal testimony and sport psychology. He acts regularly as expert witness in legal cases, and has testified numerous times in Magistrate’s Courts, District Courts, as well as the High Court of South Africa. He has also provided testimony in the Appeal Court of South Africa. In the field of sport psychology, Louis was involved with the Blue Bulls Rugby Union, Holland National Rugby, St Albans High School, Waterkloof High School and Boys High Paarl. Furthermore, he worked with several individual athletes on a provincial, national and Olympic level, with the aim of improving performance.

Louis sometimes acts as consultant for corporate companies in the areas of leadership development, change management and interpersonal skills training. Anglo American Corporation, De Beers, Deloitte & Touche, PPC, SA Breweries, SAP Southern Africa, ABSA, Standard Bank, SA Reserve Bank, Fedsure, Nedcor, BKB and First National Bank are amongst a list of major past clients.

Currently, Louis acts as a director of the SA Centre for Mental Health. Apart from engaging in clinical psychology, he provides psycho-education through the Centre to the general public via several national media platforms.