• Who needs therapy

    There are many reasons people seek therapy. You could be depressed and anxious. You could be unhappy in your relationship. You could be having difficulties at work.

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  • What to expect

    To begin, we’ll explore what is bringing you to therapy. I’ll discuss your problem with you and tell you how I think I can help you. I’ll tell you whether I think you’ll need further sessions.

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  • Professional Summary

    I have worked for over twenty years as a clinical psychologist, treating adults, adolescents, children, and infants, in short and long term psychotherapy. I see individuals, couples, and families in my private practice, parents and young children.

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  • Lauren's Writing

    Read from a series of articles written by Lauren on topics and subjects that relevant to bot adults and children tacking the modern challenges or a modern world

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Lauren Gower

Clinical Psychologist

B.Soc. Sci. (UCT), M.A. Clin Psych (Wits), PS 0027260, Practice Number 8615551

Registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa

Over 20 years’ experience in private practice helping adults, couples, children, adolescents with

  • Depression, anxiety, anger, addiction
  • Problems with eating or sleeping
  • Problems coping with illness and pain
  • Problems with pregnancy, postnatal depression, and parenting
  • Problems with relationships
  • Problems with sexuality and sexual identity
  • Problems with traumatic life events, e.g., divorce, bereavement, work stress

Experienced in working with psychiatrists, GPs, and other healthcare practitioners


Consulting Rooms in

Bedford Park (near Linksfield, Senderwood, St Andrews, Edenvale, Glenhazel, Orange Grove)


Parkwood (near Rosebank, Saxonwold, Killarney, Sandton)

Cellphone: 082 688 5957

Email: lauren.gower@live.co.za


8 John Ave, Bedford Park, Bedfordview

11 Sussex Rd, Parkwood, Johannesburg


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