South Africa

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South Africa Chapter of ACBS

Affiliated 2015

Contact Information

Bertus Swanepoel, MA
Counselling Psychologist
Private Practice (HPCSA)
South Africa


The objective of the organization shall be to foster the development of functional contextual cognitive and behavioral science and practice within the Republic of South Africa so as to alleviate human suffering and advance human well being.

Chapter Activities

The chapter will:

1) Have a reading book club that discusses books every 2-3 months over the internet (being it over email-group or local listserve on Yahoo)
2) Have an annual ACT workshop presented by a peer reviewed trainer or expert with the ACBS with discounts to ACBS members

Description of Membership

Members of the Association shall be members of ACBS who are interested in the advancement of functional contextual science and practice. We anticipate that members will be involved in clinical practice, research, teaching and organizational activities, from private and public work places.

Other Information

Although South Africa has 9 official languages all communication will be in English.