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.


    Dissociation: How Helpful Is This Trauma Response and How to Know When You’re Doing It

    Many people might be surprised to learn how beneficial some trauma responses are, despite how unpleasant the associated symptoms can sometimes be. Dissociation is one such response, a defense mechanism that helps a person to survive or get through a crisis or traumatic event. This response can sometimes happen during significant stress or when whatever...

    The Link Between Dissociation and Trauma: Signs, Symptoms and Coping

    There is much evidence to suggest a strong link between dissociation and trauma.  The above is especially true in childhood abuse and neglect cases where dissociative disorders are the most prevalent. Adverse childhood experiences and dissociation It appears that dissociation and dissociative disorders are significantly present in those with a history of childhood abuse or...