Dr Thirusha Mohabir
Dr Thirusha Mohabir
Dr Thirusha Mohabir is a Board Certified Clinical Psychologist, who is a dedicated professional committed to providing a variety of quality mental health care services. She has a special interest in Child, Adolescent and Geriatric psychopathology and it is her overall goal to enhance the quality of life for individuals and families. Her belief is that all people are valuable and unique and should be treated with dignity and respect.
Thirusha received her Bachelor of Arts Social Science Psychology Degree from the University of KwaZulu-Natal, in 2005. She then obtained her Psychology Honours Degree two years later from the University of South Africa. After obtaining her honours degree, she worked for 9 months as an intern Psychometrist for the South African Police Services in their Employee Assistance Wellness Division. She then went on to obtain a Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Zululand in 2010, after completing a dissertation which focused on gender equity and psychopathology. Thereafter, she completed an internship at Fort Napier and Townhill Hospitals in Pietermaritzburg and following graduation, worked for a year at Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Hospital, in Durban, as a Clinical Psychologist.
In April 2014, she opened her private practice in Durban North, at the Core Sport and Wellness Medical Centre. And since July 2020 she has been practicing at the Beacon Rock Medical Centre, in Umhlanga Rocks.
Thirusha has worked in a variety of settings, e.g., psychiatric hospitals and clinics, community clinics, general government hospitals, schools and assessment centres. Her training has equipped her with the skills and knowledge to provide psychotherapy, counselling and psychological assessments to children, adolescents, and adults from all walks of life.
- Depression, Bipolar Mood Disorder (BMD),
- Dementia and ageing,
- Separation anxiety,
- Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD),
- Attempted suicide/Suicidal thoughts,
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD),
- Disruptive behaviour disorders,
- Eating disorders,
- Emotional difficulties,
- Intellectual Disability (ID),
- Complicated grief,
- Personality disorders
- Bodily complaints (without a medical cause),
- Problems associated with major life changes, including transitions and chronic illness.
Consultation Fees: Standard medical aid rates apply and reduced rates are offered to clients who wish to settle payment via cash, debit card, or credit card at the time of an appointment.
“I know that sometimes taking the first step, and asking for help, can be an extremely difficult thing to do, but I am here to accompany you on your unique journey towards better mental wellness.” Thirusha Mohabir
Please feel free to contact us on 031 5758343 or visit our website www.clinpsychdurban.co.za for further details about what services we offer.
We look forward, to patient support and input in establishing our medical centre as a landmark facility.
Beacon Rock, 21 Lighthouse Rd, Umhlanga Rock, 4320
031 575 8300
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