Johann Krynauw
  • Why is it important? Our mental wellbeing affects how we feel about all areas of life, and looking after it can really improve the way that we feel every day. This can be really helpful at times when

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  • You  can spend a lifetime blaming your problems on your upbringing – or you can start taking responsibility for your behaviour.  Seeing your mother and father as human, with their own life stori

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  • What Is Addiction? Addiction is a condition in which a person engages in the use of a substance or in a behavior for which the rewarding effects provide a compelling incentive to repeatedly pursue the

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  • The word agoraphobia means fear of open spaces; however, the essence of agoraphobia is a fear of panic attacks. If you suffer from agoraphobia, you are afraid of being in situations from which escape

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  • Love is one of the most profound emotions known to human beings. There are many kinds of love, but most people seek its expression in a romantic relationship with a compatible partner. For many, roman

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  • This book is dedicated to patients who is struggling with anxiety or an incomprehensible fear. But do not distress yourself with imaginings. Many fears are born of fatigue and loneliness. Beyond a who

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  • Anxiety is an inevitable part of life in contemporary society. It’s  important to realize that there  are many situations that come up in everyday life in which it is appropriate and reasonable to rea

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  • A panic attack is an intense wave of fear characterized by its unexpectedness and debilitating, immobilizing intensity. Your heart pounds, you can’t breathe, and you may feel like you’re dying or goin

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  • Very insightful video regarding coping with Covid-19: Live discussion Q&A with Dr David Veitch (General Practitioner) on health and wellness in the midst of a global pandemic. Posted by Bianca Lim

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  • Grieving the Loss of a Dog, Cat, or Other Beloved Pet Most of us share an intense love and bond with our animal companions, so it’s natural to feel devastated by feelings of grief and sadness when a c

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  • The Nature of Anxiety You can better understand the nature of anxiety by looking at both what it is and what it is not. For example, anxiety can be distinguished from fear in several ways. When you ar

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  • One of the most tragic and traumatic losses life can deal out to a person is the death of a son. The death of a son means the loss of more than just a precious life. It represents the loss of future e

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  • Dialectical behavior therapy. (DBT) provides clients with new skills to manage painful emotions and decrease conflict in relationships. DBT specifically focuses on providing therapeutic skills in four

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  • When faced with the fear of being alone that can let you react in certain ways which will impact your life in such a negative manner that it can actually lead to depression, anxiety, mood swings and e

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  • When dealing with a toxic person like a narcissist, the universal advice tends to be to stay as far away from them as possible. Cutting off communication and blocking them from every social media acco

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  • Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) is a short-term form of therapy that helps you identify self-defeating thoughts and feelings, challenge the rationality of th

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  • Vertroue is die grondslag van enige verhouding, maar kan julle mekaar met geld vertrou? Sien my artikel in Mei maand se Vrouekeer uitgawe van 24 Mei 2019. Nou opdie rakke van alle groot en kleinhandel

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  • General Criteria for Personality Disorder: The essential features of a personality disorder are: A. Moderate or greater impairment in personality (self/interpersonal) functioning. B. One or more patho

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  • Dear patient. Due to Covid-19 period.  It will be mandatory to wear facial mask during our face to face therapy sessions. Also once entering office handsanitizor will be sprayed on hands. You can wear

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  • Are you thinking about seeking the help of a psychologist? If certain issues have been causing problems in your life and you aren’t sure how to make the necessary changes, therapy can help. With

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  • This study explored practitioners perceptions of a neuro-feedback intervention in treating children with Autism Spectrum Disorder’s (ASD). Informants were a convenience sample of ten South African neu

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  • Panic disorder is characterized by sudden episodes of acute apprehension or intense fear that occur “out of the blue,” without any apparent cause. Intense panic usually lasts no more than a few minute

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  • Overview Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition that’s triggered by a terrifying event — either experiencing it or witnessing it. Symptoms may include flashbacks, nig

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  • Please take note that the practice will be closed over the following months and time period during 2020: 05 August – 07 August 2020 31 August – 30 September 2020 15 December 20 – 10

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  • APPOINTMENT PROCESS: For all appointments: WhatsApp/sms: 0662136887 Email: info@johannkrynauw.co.za. For face to face consultations. Please download the Terms & Conditions form below. This form sh

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  • Self-Esteem is a way of thinking, feeling, and acting that implies that you accept, respect, trust, and believe in yourself.  When you accept yourself, you can live comfortably with both your personal

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  • Imagine two individuals sitting in stop and go traffic at rush hour.  One perceive himself as trapped, and says such things to himself as “I cant stand this,” “I’ve got to get

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  • Most of us will, at some point, face a relationship make-or-break moment. But what makes some of us take the plunge and leave, while others decide to stay?  And how can we be certain our choice is the

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  • If you are like many people watching this video, you see “Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia” and think, what is that? Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia, often called CBT-I,

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  • Social anxiety disorder (also known as social phobia) is one of the more common anxiety dis- orders. It involves fear of embarrassment or humiliation in situations where you are exposed to the scrutin

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  • Grief Model Background Throughout life, we experience many instances of grief. Grief can be caused by situations, relationships, or even substance abuse. Children may grieve a divorce, a wife may grie

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  • ONLINE TELETHERAPY AVAILABLE VIA WWW.DOXY.ME Johann Krynauw is now offering you secure video visits. It’s understandable that meeting at the practice is not always convenient. Online appointments allo

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  • Here are a few ways to ease the pain of loneliness.   1. Don’t blame yourself in any way, shape, or form. Trust me, it will only make you feel worse. Blaming yourself for how you feel is never sk

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  • Once upon a time a plant began to grow from a seed. It was a very strong plant – its leave were healthy, its branches sturdy and it grew tall and straight…. Click here below to read furthe

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  • You can better understand the nature of anxiety by looking at both what it is and what it is not. For example, anxiety can be distinguished from fear in several ways. When you are afraid, your fear is

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  • Person-Centered Therapy: Person-centered therapy uses a non-authoritative approach that allows clients to take more of a lead in discussions so that, in the process, they will discover their own solut

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  • Psychodynamic Therapy Psycho-dynamic therapy is similar to psychoanalytic therapy in that it is an in-depth form of talk therapy based on the theories and principles of psychoanalysis.  But psychodyna

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  • My vision statement “Time for Restoration” means to develop self capacities for: Spontaneity: experience capacity to real joy,liveliness ,excitement,meaning. Balanced Self-entitlement: understanding p

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  • Imago therapy is based on the relationship work of psychotherapist Harville Hendrix. This theory is based that feelings you experienced in your childhood relationships are bound to come up in your adu

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  • 1.) Mindfulness is letting go of taking things for granted. This is an emotionally pleasing way to think about mindfulness. We accept the lot we’ve been given in life. We assume and expect things will

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  • According to The South African Depression and Anxiety Group (SADAG) 22 people commit suicide every day – so it is important to know when you need to consult a professional.   The persistent feeli

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  • Big Boys Don’t Cry but Perhaps They Should   Many of us were raised in a society where crying was publicly shunned. Unacceptable. To be shared in times of privacy or hidden altogether. Whet

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  • What is the difference between Clinical Psychotherapy vs Counselling? Click the link here below to watch video on FB: https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=584060365814448    

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  • Do you ever feel too overwhelmed to deal with your problems? If so, you’re not alone. The Sunday Times newspaper of 6 July 2014 carried a report that in South Africa today one out of three peopl

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