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.

    Mental Health

    Behavioural addiction: types, signs and treatments

    Addictive behaviours don't get as much attention as alcohol and drug addiction, but they can cause just as much damage. Behavioural addiction covers everything from gambling, sex and shopping addiction to the Internet, gaming, self-harm and plastic surgery addiction. What is Behavioral addiction? Behaviour addiction refers to non-substance habits. They include a range of activities...

    Drug and alcohol treatment for professionals

    Drug and alcohol addiction does not discriminate based on social status, race, gender or education. Addiction can happen to everyone; even successful lawyers, chefs, doctors, pilots and professional athletes. It has everything to do with genetics and environment factors and little to do with whether you are somehow “better or worse off” than others. Substance...

    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...

    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,...

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