Mariza Olivier

Qualifications & Experience

Academic Qualifications

  • BA(MW) degree obtained from University of Pretoria (1990),
  • CERTIFICATE IN FUNCTIONAL THERAPY – Technikon SA (1997),
  • POSTGRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN EDUCATION (Snr Phase and Further Education and Training) UNISA  2007.

Additional Training courses completed:

  • Walking With Wounded Children
  • Child Assessment
  • Attachment Therapy
  • Trauma Incident Reduction (TIR)
  • Basic Transaction Analysis (TA)
  • Adult Survivors Of Childhood Abuse
  • Fast Emotionally Focused Transformation Level 1 & 2
  • Through Perspective Training College
  • TBRI (Trust Base Relation Intervention For Children Coming From Hard Places)

I have 20 years experience as a Social Worker in the following fields:

  • Children’s court – socio-emotional report writing,
  • Consultation with clients,
  • Foster care screening & supervision,
  • Reunification of children with their families,
  • Parenting plans,
  • Therapy with clients – trauma; attachment; marriage,
  • Assessment of children,
  • Group work – women, teenagers,
  • Community work – NG Dennesig; NG mother congregation;
  • Marketing – Foster care; Wellness program,
  • Panel meetings with other CPO’s.

Mariza Olivier Private Practice

  • Therapy – trauma and work related,
  • Family relationship,
  • Workshops on finances, stress, temperament
  • Group trauma-debriefing.
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