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 Program. 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.

    Stress & Anxiety

    Quiet quitting and navigating an unfulfilling work-life balance

    Whether you like it or not, the workplace and people’s attitudes towards labour are changing. With inflation, an increasing difficulty for young people to get on the housing ladder, and a cost-of-living crisis, it’s perhaps unsurprising that motivation to go above and beyond in the workplace is waning. This has given rise to a phenomenon...

    The benefits of entering an executive wellness treatment program

    Workplace stress is a prevalent problem, especially in today's ‘'work hard, play hard'’ culture. Stress statistics in South Africa Statistics from the South African Federation of Mental Health report that most adults spend 50 - 80% of their waking lives at work. Additionally, around 70% of employees experience severe stress that disrupts their daily functioning...

    What it feels like to suffer from PTSD

    PTSD has two sides: life before trauma and life after. People living with post-traumatic stress disorder can often clearly recall the exact moment their life changed forever.  It could be surviving a near-death situation, assault, abuse, witnessing a traumatic event, or living through serious health problems or emotionally distressing situations. While the typical image of...

    What is meant by good stress management?

    Most of us, whenever we hear the word ''stress'' automatically conjure up an assortment of negative images and perceptions in our minds. While it's true that high levels of stress can be harmful to us, it doesn't always signify that something terrible is going on in our internal or external worlds. Stress management Stress management...

    How do you know when you’re burnt out?

    The signs can become so routine that you may mistake them as just another part of life.  Living with burnout almost seems normalised in modern culture. People are accustomed to working long hours, having little time for their personal enrichment, and always feeling like there’s something else they need to do.  If left untreated, burnout can lead...

    Recovery from burnout and stress: How White River Manor can help

    Remembering that we're only human and can only do so much in twenty-four hours is often a far-out concept for many. The above is true if you're an overachiever or highly ambitious individual. Experiencing burnout Emotional exhaustion and burnout are often the result of constant striving and working excessively long hours to achieve your goals....

    How White River Manor can help you recover from dependency, trauma and stress

    Experiencing a traumatic event - whether it's a global crisis or a personal tragedy- can profoundly impact your emotional well-being and mental health. Effects of trauma Managing daily tasks and functioning as you ordinarily would sometimes feel impossible after a tragedy or challenging event. Traumatic events can leave us feeling vulnerable, scared, jumpy, anxious, and...