Lara graduated from U.C.T. with an undergraduate degree in 1996 ( B.Soc.Sci). She went on to complete her Honours (Cum Laude) and Masters Degree in Counselling Psychology from Stellenbosch University In 1998. After living and working in the United Kingdom for year she returned to South Africa to settle in the Tableview and Blouberg area in Cape Town. She is currently practicing from Crescent Clinic in Claremont/Kenilworth and Atlantic Beach Golf Estate in Melkbosstrand. Since 1999 she has been in private practice and her special areas of Interest include:

  • emotional and intellectual assessments of children and adolescents
  • play therapy
  • school readiness assessments
  • parent guidance
  • managing life changes / adjustments or trauma with adults/ adolescents/ children
  • anxiety and depression in adults/ adolescents/ children
  • self-growth and development in adults