Nikki Simons

Nikki Simons

Clinical Psychologist

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T: 082 325 0767

About

Nikki has worked with a wide variety of individuals with psychiatric, mental, and behavioral disorders. Nikki has additional experience and a special interest in Autism Spectrum and related disorders.

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Nikki completed her Bachelor of Arts in 1999 followed by an Honours Degree in Psychology in 2000.  Nikki gained experience working in remedial schools, special needs schools, crisis centres, and mainstream schools in South Africa as well as the United Kingdom. After completing her Masters Degree, Nikki has worked in both the government and private sector. She opened up a private practice in 2010 in Ballito.

Over the years, Nikki has worked with a wide variety of individuals with psychiatric, mental, and behavioral disorders. Nikki has additional experience and a special interest in Autism Spectrum and related disorders. She offers developmental and diagnostic assessments, educational assessments, social skills training, play therapy, individual psychotherapy, parent counselling, support groups, and training and supervision for colleagues and schools.

Nikki has authored the Buddy Club social skills programme and co-facilitates these groups. Nikki co-facilitates the Autism Project Course and has trained numerous allied and education professionals around the country. Nikki is the owner of the practice and employs 4 Psychology staff members who are able to provide a variety of specialized and additional psychotherapeutic services.