Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) Physiotherapy 1988
Master of Science (M.Sc) Physiotherapy (Orthopaedics) 1998
Post-graduate Diploma in Orthopaedic Manual Therapy 1996
Caren has travelled extensively internationally & nationally with various sporting codes & multi-coded events over the years. She was a physiotherapist at 3 Olympic Games - Sydney 2000, Athens 2004 & Beijing 2008, Commonwealth Games, Melbourne 2006, All Africa Games - Johannesburg 1999, Nigeria 2003 & Algeria 2007, Maccabiah Games 2001 & 2005 in Israel, SA Womens Soccer team (Banyana Banyana), SA mens baseball team, referees, Rugby World Cup 1995, baseball Spring Training with the Atlanta Braves & Chicago White Sox 1997. Caren also lectures to post-graduate physiotherapists on Orthopaedic Manipulative Therapy course (OMT) in Johannesburg & KwaZulu Natal, & on Sports Physiotherapy course.
She presented a taping workshop on Proprioceptive Neuromuscular taping at the South African Society of Physiotherapy Congress, Sept 2007. She is a guest lecturer on various other courses. She was a contributor & presenter on the Discovery Acute Low Back Pain programme. When not travelling and lecturing Caren works in private practice in Johannesburg.
Dr Ian Weinberg is a practising neurosurgeon, author of Quantum Leap and a pioneer in the application of psychoneuro-immunology, PNI, the scientific study of the influences of mind states on immune function. Passionate about human consciousness and its enhancement, Ian developed a comprehensive coaching programme in 1992 which has evolved to the present time.
Based on the integration of the neurosciences with PNI, the program is designed to enhance wellness, performance and leadership in the personal, clinical and corporate environments. A further unique component is the online diagnostic (psychometric) which provides an accurate quantification of the user.
He continues to practise neurosurgery in his private practice as well as providing personal neuro-coaching (neuromodulation) in the clinical and corporate environments. Additionally, Ian facilitates corporate-based workshops as well as workshops for the training of coaches seeking accreditation in the use of the programme.
Debbie Howes is a clinical psychologist in private practice. She qualified with a Master’s degree in 1986 from Potchefstroom University. She completed her thesis on Movement and Body Therapy relative to Self-Concept, Depression and Anxiety. Debbie furthered her studies in Eriksonian, Ego-State Hypnotherapy, Medical Hypnoanalysis as well as EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) and EMI (Eye Movement Integration). She also holds Movement and Sound Therapy Workshops and has an interest in complementary and energy healing techniques.
An interest in the relevance of children’s stories – which hold numerous truths that serve to illuminate, educate and inspire through simplicity, beauty and depth – has resulted in the technique and therapeutic model that Debbie works with, namely the Little Red Riding Hood Reconditioning Technique. Debbie is the author of two books which describe the model and therapeutic process.
Debbie presents seminars and papers both nationally and internationally and is currently teaching the technique to professionals as a therapeutic modality.
Dr Jason Tee is a nationally ranked research sports scientist and sports coach with broad experience in the areas of talent development, injury prevention and coach education. He has worked across the development pathway from grassroot to international competition. Jason’s approach is to combine research evidence with practitioner experience to produce performance solutions with real-world effectiveness.
Eurico Marques is a qualified physiotherapist with a special interest in rehabilitation optimization, injury prevention and understanding pain and exercise. Through his local and international experience in the elite youth and professional sporting industry, as well as his work in general musculoskeletal, orthopedic, and neurological rehabilitation clinics, he developed an interest in returning both athletes and the general population to their highest level of physical function.
He is currently the Director of Performance (Football) at the Balderstone Sports Institute, an elite multisport youth development programme, and runs his own private physiotherapy practice in Johannesburg.
Denise Grobbelaar is a clinical and analytical psychologist working in private practice in Cape Town. She has been in private practice since November 2011. Prior to commencing private practice, she gained eight years’ experience working in the field of adult mental health. This includes having worked at state facilities such as Groote Schuur and Valkenberg hospitals as well as managing Fountain House, a center for people with chronic and disabling mental illnesses in Observatory, Cape Town – a Cape Mental Health Society project.
Denise has a keen interest in consciousness, archetypal patterns, mythology, shamanism, dream work and the Enneagram. She is affiliated to Integrative Enneagram Solutions with whom she underwent in-depth training in the use and application of the Enneagram, both for personal growth as well as for team and leadership development in corporate business. She also attended advanced Enneagram training with Jeromy Wagner, psychologist, and international Enneagram specialist.
As a Jungian Analyst, Denise sits on the Public Program Committee of the South African Association of Jungian Analysts which is affiliated to the International Association for Analytical Psychology. She is one of only two South African authors to have been published in the prestigious international Jung Journal – Culture and Psyche.
Clare is a Sports and Orthopaedic Manual Physiotherapist in private practice. She is a part-time lecturer at the Wits Physiotherapy department and is the facilitator of the Clinic @ Wits and Wits Sports Clinical teaching programme. She has also lectured final year Biokinetics students at Wits and UJ. In addition, she has lectured and examined on the SPT (Sport Physiotherapy) course in Gauteng.
She is completing her Masters in Sports Physiotherapy at Wits University.
Clare has over 20 years’ experience with University and Provincial sporting clubs including Rugby, Hockey, Netball,Soccer, Swimming and Rowing clubs. She has been involved in designing training and injury prevention programmes for the Wits and UJ sporting clubs.
She has presented numerous taping workshops and has developed her own taping techniques for sports injuries and orthopaedic conditions. She has a passion for improving function and helping with practical rehabilitation ideas to focus the rehabilitation effect and improve patient compliance.
Dr Chris Yelverton is a dynamic and knowledgeable lecturer, and one of the few certified instructors in Dry Needling in South Africa. His vast experience in the field has won him the respect of both students and colleagues. We are delighted to present Chris to you, and it is a privilege to have him as a faculty member of Clinical Solutions.
M Tech Chiropractic (TWR) 2000;
Postgraduate Diploma in Business and Finance for Medical Professionals
Registered for post graduate diploma in sport chiropractic, FICS
Commitees & Membership:
Chairperson of the Allied Health Professions Council, 2016 to present
TWR Faculty Board Member, 2000-2004
TWR Ethics and Research Committee member, 2000-2004
University of Johannesburg Faculty Research Committee, 2005-present
University of Johannesburg Faculty Ethics Committee, 2005 – present
University of Johannesburg Faculty Higher Degrees Committee, 2005 - present
University of Johannesburg Faculty Academic Promotions Committee, 2005 – present
University of Johannesburg SENATE Member, 2005 – present
University of Johannesburg Faculty Quality Assurance Committee, 2006 – present
University of Johannesburg Faculty Management Committee, 2005 – present
Internship Committee for Allied Health Professions Council of South Africa Gauteng Co-ordinator, 2000 - 2001
UJ representative, 2001 – present
Standards Generating Body for Chiropractic, 2001-2006
Academic Advisory Committee Chairman for Chiropractic Programme UJ Council Education Committee Member for Allied Health Professions
Council of South Africa, 2008 - present