About

Dr. Melanie Axford

educational psychologist

Dr. Melanie Axford is a qualified educational psychologist working full time in private practice. She completed a BA degree in 2003. She continued her tertiary qualifications and completed a honour’s degree specializing in educational psychology during 2004. Following the completion of her honour’s degree she completed a master’s degree specializing in educational psychology. She completed her academic dissertation, internship year and successfully passed a board examination during 2007. In 2016 she was one of the first group of South African psychologists to successfully complete a five-year PhD degree in psychology that included not only a research thesis but also a range of workshops and written examinations, that specialized in therapeutic intervention. She is also a member of the Health Professions Council of South Africa.

work experience

During her earlier years as an educational psychologist Dr. Melanie Axford provided therapeutic services to children residing at a place of safety. She continued to work at the University of Pretoria as a module coordinator whilst developing training courses for long distance education students. Moreover, she lectured pre-graduate and post-graduate students, not only at the University of Pretoria but also at Varsity College. She continues to provide guidance to post-graduate students during their internship year, completed at various primary and high schools situated in Pretoria. She writes articles for a range of magazines, presents short courses and conducts assessments at Denmar Psychiatric Hospital.

fully trained and experienced professional

Dr. Melanie Axford is a fully trained and experienced professional, but more than that she is open minded, dedicated and curious. She has a passion for educational psychology. She aims to provide clients with professional services to support them to be happier and to live more fulfilling lives. Although she cares deeply about psychology, psychometric assessments and therapy she also recognizes the immense contributions philosophy, South African culture and international literature made to the understanding of human conditions.

Dr. Melanie Axford

educational psychologist

Dr. Melanie Axford is a qualified educational psychologist working full time in private practice. She completed a BA degree in 2003. She continued her tertiary qualifications and completed a honour’s degree specializing in educational psychology during 2004. Following the completion of her honour’s degree she completed a master’s degree specializing in educational psychology. She completed her academic dissertation, internship year and successfully passed a board examination during 2007. In 2016 she was one of the first group of South African psychologists to successfully complete a five-year PhD degree in psychology that included not only a research thesis but also a range of workshops and written examinations, that specialized in therapeutic intervention. She is also a member of the Health Professions Council of South Africa.

work experience

During her earlier years as an educational psychologist Dr. Melanie Axford provided therapeutic services to children residing at a place of safety. She continued to work at the University of Pretoria as a module coordinator whilst developing training courses for long distance education students. Moreover, she lectured pre-graduate and post-graduate students, not only at the University of Pretoria but also at Varsity College. She continues to provide guidance to post-graduate students during their internship year, completed at various primary and high schools situated in Pretoria. She writes articles for a range of magazines, presents short courses and conducts assessments at Denmar Psychiatric Hospital.

fully trained and experienced professional

Dr. Melanie Axford is a fully trained and experienced professional, but more than that she is open minded, dedicated and curious. She has a passion for educational psychology. She aims to provide clients with professional services to support them to be happier and to live more fulfilling lives. Although she cares deeply about psychology, psychometric assessments and therapy she also recognizes the immense contributions philosophy, South African culture and international literature made to the understanding of human conditions.

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