MSci Health Psych BA (Hons) Psych BA Psych & Criminology MAPS
Cassandra Wesley is an accomplished and diverse provisional psychologist, passionate about the importance of people’s mental health & wellbeing, and how to better understand and manage it.
Warm & caring, Cassandra takes the time and persistence to explore ways to become the best version of yourself. Her compassionate & empathetic nature puts you at ease right from the start, and her attentiveness ensures you are heard with her focus always being on you and your needs.
Hailing from South Africa, Cassandra’s individual life experiences led her to the path of psychology, as she has an innate desire & passion to help others.
Cassandra shares a safe and trustworthy environment in her sessions, ensuring there is a clear understanding between you both, so you feel assured of the fundamentals to overcome your challenges.
Her experience has extended to support mentally and physical disabled children and adults, and she has been a devoted volunteer, assisting teens and adults with Traumatic Brain Injury through occupational and psychological therapy, and working to support trauma sufferers.
As an experienced Provisional Psychologist at Creating Change, Cassandra combines a Master of Science Health Psychology, a Bachelor of Arts Psychology (Honours), and a Bachelor of Arts Psychology & Criminology degrees, with extensive training in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and Mindfulness based approaches, as well as the implementation of Acceptance & Commitment Therapy.
Cassandra appreciates working with people of all ages, including children, adolescents & adults. Her level of expertise is evident in the broad range of presentations she treats: stress, anxiety, intellectual/learning difficulties, OCD, depression, behavioural challenges, emotional regulation and anger, family and interpersonal issues, trauma, grief & loss, alcohol and drug dependencies, working together with children and their parents.
On a personal level, Cassandra enjoys the outdoors and being active, going for a hike or walk with her dog & partner, baking and spending time with family and friends.
Cassandra has appointments on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursday’s, Friday’s & alternate Saturdays.
"The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but rising every time we fall – Nelson Mandela"