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Antonia Roos, PTA

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Healing From Within


it does not mean to be in a place where there is no noise, trouble or hard work.

it means to be in the midst of those things  

and still be calm in your heart.


I offer diagnostic and therapeutic services to children, adolescents, adults and couples. Focus areas include:

  • Anxiety
  • Loss or bereavement
  • Interaction difficulties
  • Eating disorders and weight concerns
  • Addictions
  • ADHD
  • Depression
  • Low self-esteem
  • Retrenchment
  • Divorce
  • Self-harm
  • Autism spectrum
  • Trauma
  • Marital or relationship problems
  • Psychometric assessments including IQ testing, personality testing, aptitude tests, etcetera
  • Other emotional, relational, developmental or life difficulties

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    About Antonia

    I’m Antonia (Antonia Georguieva Roos), a Registered Clinical Psychologist, specialising in psychopathology. I practice in Pretoria at Woodhill (Garsfontein) as well as Sable Hills.

    I completed my undergraduate and honours degrees at the University of Pretoria (with distinction) and my Master’s in Clinical Psychology at the University of Johannesburg (with distinction). I underwent my internship at Weskoppies Psychiatric Hospital and community service year at Steve Biko Academic Hospital.

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    My Approach

    My approach to healing is integrative, where I tailor therapy to the client’s unique needs and circumstances. I strive to create a therapeutic environment of warmth, acceptance and unconditional positive regard. My hope is for the client to feel safe enough to disclose and explore matters of the heart without fear of judgement. It is my privilege to be endowed with one’s trust of sharing their pain, and I treat this with my highest respect.

    I believe that therapist and client are on equal par, with the therapist knowing about psychology and the client knowing about their personal experiences. I will walk beside you as a supportive partner in your journey to the life that you desire.

    With this in mind, I do not believe that the therapist “knows best” but that with skilful facilitation, the client may come to realise their own answers. In this manner, the client’s reality is not contaminated by the therapist’s impositions but instead, awareness and insights gained truly become their own.

    Techniques implemented come from a variety of schools, including behaviourism, cognitivism, Gestalt, humanism, psychoanalysis, systems psychology and existentialism. These are carefully selected and organised to suit the client’s context.

    Regardless of the specific techniques endorsed, the broad aim is one that I would like to describe via a metaphor I once encountered:

    We may be likened to balloons…originating with different colours, sizes and shapes…and as we go through life we begin to inflate. However, certain life events and experiences place pieces of cellotape on our delicate emerging forms, which hinder us from growing in the way that we are intended. Therapy is then the careful and gentle pulling off of these pieces so that the balloon may continue to develop towards their full potential and dreams.

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    Practice Details:

    My private practice is located at both Woodhill and Sable Hills, Pretoria.

    If you would like to set up an appointment or have any questions, please call, or send a brief email. All inquiries will be responded to within 48 hours.

    Woodhill Location:
    Woodhill Park Centre,
    948 St. Bernard Drive,
    Garsfontein, Pretoria 0042
    South Africa

    (012) 993-0626

    (071) 509-4974

    Sable Hills Location:
    Shop 4 Brent Oil Centre,
    202 Kameelfontein Road,
    Roodeplaat, Pretoria, 0039
    South Africa

    (012) 808 1111

    (081) 777 0445


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