Raakhee Singh holds an MA degree in Clinical Psychology and is currently registered with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario. She has worked in private practice in South Africa for the past 17 years assisting patients from diverse economic and social backgrounds, traditions, and cultures. In addition to providing comprehensive services in English, Raakhee is conversant in Afrikaans. She has gained experience working with multicultural and blended families through a combination of systemic, psychoanalytic, and psychodynamic approaches to therapy.
Raakhee incorporates Brain Working Recursive Therapy, Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy whilst working with adolescents, adults, couples, and families. She has gained specific experience working with psychosocial stressors, anxiety, mood, neurocognitive, developmental, dual diagnosis (alcohol/substance abuse), psychosis-related, and spectrum disorders. Raakhee has also been exposed to an increasing number of patients in need of Brief Therapy due to trauma arising from domestic violence, armed robbery, hijackings, HIV infection, xenophobia, and racial discrimination.
Since 2012, Raakhee has worked with inpatients admitted to a 21-day rehabilitation alcohol and substance abuse addiction programme. She strives to assist people to achieve their personal goals and narratives by gaining insight and awareness into their patterns of relating to themselves and others that, in turn, increase their well-being and healing.