A Family Counselling Practice Helping You Maintain, Grow and Protect Your Relationships


Child and adult counselling to empower you to overcome trauma and thrive personally, relationally and vocationally!


Advocating for a fair and amicable fight and resolution for all parties.


A mental health mentor who guides you in ethical, competent and effective practice so that you can be the best practitioner possible!

Mental Health Challenges and Burnout-We Share Your Stories

We've heard some extreme burnout stories, for example a friend of ours spoke of a man she met during her… Read More

Mental Health and Burnout- We share a story

Kayla-Tess shares her experience with burnout and losing her cool at work, which had further consequences and life lessons for… Read More

Check Yourself (before you wreck yourself): Free Burnout Self-Assessment

Burnout (verb): to damage one's health or become completely exhausted through overwork. Burnout- a slippery slope into complete and utter… Read More

Kayla-Tess Pattenden

Private Social Worker | BSW UCT (2014) | Statutory, Couples and Supervision

9 Firfield Road, Plumstead
Charlotte Tinnion

Social Worker | BSW Honours UCT (2019) | Child and Family Therapist