About Us

VISION

The Trauma Centre for Survivors of Violence and Torture is committed to addressing trauma through inclusive healing processes to build a nonviolent society with respect for human rights.

MISSION

To provide inclusive evidence-based healing processes that addresses the psychosocial needs of our multiple-wounded society through:

  1. restoring the mental health of survivors of violence and torture by means of inclusive   evidence-based healing practices
  2. capacity- building for laypersons, frontline workers and community in trauma healing both preventative and curative in nature
  3. local and global strategic partnerships that strengthen interventions, enhances collaboration and shares resources and skills
  4. advocacy amongst diverse stakeholders through education and research.

OUR VALUES

Respect

We believe in respecting and protecting all people’s human rights

Quality care

We are committed to providing quality trauma-focused mental health care to all our clients

Transformation

We support the transformation of our society through harnessing people’s skills and capabilities.

Accountability

We believe in honesty, integrity and open communication
with all stakeholders

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Jerushah Rangasami

Business Owner

Chairperson

Professor Ashraf Kagee

Psychologist

Deputy Chairperson

Duncan Albertyn

Chartered Accountant

Treasurer

Dr Shuaib Manjra

Medical Practitioner

Additional Member

Rev Wrongcliffe Chisholm

Priest

Additional Member

Valdi Van Reenen-le Roux

Executive Director

Ex officio Member

Lindiwe Dlamini

Facilitator

Additional Member

Wanelisa Xabe

Adult Learner

Additional Member

Roseline Nyman

Advocate

Additional  Member

Dr Sarah Henkeman

Researcher

Additional Member