Guy du Plessis  



I have worked in the mental health field for over 19 years as a addictions counsellor, program & clinical director, program developer, trainer, academic and researcher. 

I offer services in addiction counselling, recovery coaching, philosophical counselling and consulting, counselling support for fathers, trauma counselling, training, program development consulting, and research consulting.

I am the author of the books "An Integral Guide to Recovery: Twelve Steps and Beyond" (Integral Publishers), "An Integral Foundation for Addiction Treatment: Beyond the Biopsychosocial Model" (Integral Publishers), co-author of "Mind-Body Workbook for Addiction: Effective Tools for Relapse Prevention and Recovery" (New Harbinger), and have published research academic articles in the fields of addiction studies, theoretical psychology and philosophy.

I hold a BA in Psychological Counselling (cum laude), BA Hons in Psychology (cum laude), and MA in Psychology (cum laude) degrees from the University of South Africa (Unisa), and currently pursuing my PhD degree at Unisa, and completed part of my doctoral research as a visiting scholar at the University of Leuven (KU Leuven). I am Registered Psychological Counsellor with the HPCSA, Certified Logic-Based Therapist and Certified MBB Therapist.

In addition to my therapeutic and consulting services, I am an Adjunct Professor in the School of Behavioural Sciences at California Southern University, Research Consultant for the I-System Institute for Transdisciplinary Studies at Utah State University, Faculty Member at the Wayne Institute for Advanced Psychotherapy at Bellarmine University, and a Part Time Lecturer Department of Education at Cape Peninsula University of Technology.