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Sunday, August 18 • 11:45am - 12:45pm
Psychiatry and Spirituality: Does Medical Science have Room for Both?

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In this session, Danella and Anele will explore controversies in psychiatry and consider how holistic therapies and spirituality, especially African traditional spiritual healing, fit in alongside the medical model of psychiatry.  

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Danella Eliasov

Danella is a psychiatrist in private practice at Akeso Parktown. A retired professional Mixed Martial Arts athlete, she is now involved in developing programmes to treat emotional and behavioural problems in children and adolescents using boxing as a therapeutic modality.
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Anele Siswana

Anele lectures in psychology at UJ. In 2017 he featured among the Mail & Guardian's top 200 South Africans in health. Anele is involved in faith-based organisations focused on activism for the LGBTIA+ community. In his part-time private practice, Anele works holistically using different... Read More →

Sunday August 18, 2019 11:45am - 12:45pm PDT
Room 13

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