Department of Psychology

Ms PB Mokgatlhe

College of Human Sciences
School of Social Sciences
Department: Psychology
Tel: 012 429 8238
Fax: 012 429 3414


  • Msc Clinical Psychology, Cum Laude (Medunsa, 1997)

Fields of academic interests

  • Intergroup Relations and Integration, Gender - Role Attitudes
  • HIV/AIDS related issues
  • Discourses around names and identity
  • Indigenous Knowledge systems

Field of Specialisation

  • Traditional African views on Mental Health and Psychopathology; Ecosystemic perspectives on Psychopathology.
  • Psychotherapy training and supervision;
  • Individual, family and  couple's psychotherapy;
  • Identity Construction with respect to names and naming practices.
  • Trauma and HIV/AIDS Skills Training and Management

Journal articles

Predictors of Satisfaction with Life: The role of Racial Identity, Collective Self Esteem and Gender-Role Attitudes.(1998) South African Journal of Psychology

Professional positions, fellowships & awards

  • Standard Bank Post graduate student award, 1995