White River Manor is open during lockdown in South Africa

White River Manor is a registered essential service provider and amidst the COVID-19 pandemic continues to offer a world class therapetic programme. We have taken every precaution to maintain the integrity of our environment and screen clients both before and on arrival. Our staff too undergo regular testing and screening to ensure the safety of our clients.

    Jeanine Fourie

    High-functioning anxiety: Signs, symptoms and treatments

    High-functioning anxiety is a mysterious condition, mainly because those who experience it usually hide it well from the world. On the outside, people with high-functioning anxiety come across as super successful, organised and are often over-achievers. However, on the inside, they are driven by fear and live in turmoil; experiencing debilitating worry, stress and tension...

    Stress Management: Tips and techniques to manage and reduce stress

    There’s a humorous meme that says, “If stress burned calories, we’d all be supermodels”. So true; we live in a world that leaves so many of us overwhelmed by stress; ranging from politics, crime, pollution and climate change to family dynamics, relationship and work pressure. Stress is an unavoidable fact of life. And it’s not...

    What is Cognitive Bias and How CBMT Can Help Treat Addictions, Depression and Anxiety?

    Your brain is a complex matter yet it’s also quite a simple organ, in that it’s capable of reducing to ‘bare bones’ how we view and interpret events and relationships. This is known as cognitive bias and it’s our brain’s way of making sense of an information-laden world and reaching decisions with rapid speed. Everyone...

    How to Recognize the Signs of Illness Anxiety Disorder and How to Get Help

    There is a whole range of terms used to describe anxiety disorder. The news and the internet are awash with words related to health anxiety and illness anxiety disorder; some of the content is helpful, others not so much. Other illness anxiety-related terms Depending on who it is you are speaking to -the terms used...

    What is cognitive behavioural therapy and why it’s important for your recovery

    In the 40-something years since its introduction, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) has been studied extensively and proven to be highly effective in treating a wide range of disorders; ranging from alcohol and drug addiction disorder to psychiatric disorders, psychological problems and medical issues with a psychiatric component. When patients change their underlying beliefs about themselves,...

    Interview with Vusi Thembekwayo

    In this candid and illuminating interview, our New Business Development Manager, George Georgas, chats to venture capitalist, entrepreneur, and business speaker, Vusi Thembekwayo. We hear about Vusi’s own experience of burnout, the importance of wellness, and learn how to spot the warning signs. Let’s Talk Wellness    https://youtu.be/A0145LhRb0g “Don’t wait for Rome to burn down,” says...

    Affluence Magazine Interview with George Georgas and Vusi Thembekwayo

    We are very excited to bring you this exclusive and enlightening interview by Editor-in-Chief of the prestigious Affluence magazine, Ronald Nair, with guests George Georgas, our New Business Development Manager, and venture capitalist, entrepreneur, business speaker, and author of Thrive in Disruption, Vusi Thembekwayo.  The subject is burnout: what it is, how to spot it,...