Report on PsySSA 2016 Congress

Dr Diana De Sousa presented a paper on a review of studies using behavioural and neuroimaging methods to examine the positive effects of bilingualism on cognition in adulthood at the RCP Division of PsySSA Symposium and AGM. Additionally, Dr De Sousa, provided  mentoring to Ms. Shani Myburgh. a student Registered Counsellor at the South African College of Applied Psychology. Shani is completing a Bachelor of Psychology which leads to registration as a Registered Counsellor upon completion of a 720 hour practicum and passing the Board Examination of Health Professions Council of South Africa. Shani’s PowerPoint presentation dealt with the facts on Homophobia in relation to Community Mental Health Policy and Planning.

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