About Justin Scott

Name: Justin Scott
Qualification: MA Clinical Psychology (Cum Laude)
Registration Category: Clinical Psychologist
HPCSA No: PS 012 1703
Practice No: 0556815

Justin is a Clinical Psychologist, who works from his private practice in Fourways, Johannesburg. He works with adolescents and adults in individual therapy and has an interest in Anxiety, Depression, Trauma and Substance Abuse. Trained as a Clinical Psychologist, Justin is able to assist people struggling with severe psychopathologies, such as Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder, and Major Depressive Disorder. Many of Justin’s patients have had to adjust to difficult life events, such as the loss of a loved one, career changes or changes in relationships. Some patients also see Justin for personal growth, increased insight and self-improvement.

Using an integrative approach to therapy he aims to get a well-rounded, meaningful understanding of your difficulties and a deeper understanding of who you are as an individual. This is done in order to support and guide you through the process and help you manage and cope with your difficulties in a healthy way. Theoretically he uses a predominantly Psychodynamic perspective, which he integrates with Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Interpersonal therapeutic techniques.

Justin attended the University of Johannesburg. He holds a Masters Degree (Cum Laude) in Clinical Psychology and is registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa and the Board of Healthcare Funders. Before starting his private practice, he worked in the public sector, completing his community service at Sterkfontein Psychiatric Hospital in Krugersdorp. He completed his internship at Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital as well as the Child, Adolescent and Family Unit located at the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital.