Children and Occupational Therapy

Emma Guthrie is an Occupational Therapist who, in light of the recent¬†Occupational Therapy Month, prepared for us this short piece that explains occupational therapy when working with children. Occupational Therapy in the field of Paediatrics by Emma Guthrie, Occupational Therapist Working with children as an Occupational Therapist is like opening a bag of Liquorice Allsorts: each child is so uniquely …

The Remedy in the Horseback Ride

Listed as a proven successful therapy in the treatment of ailments as diverse as anxiety, depression, ADHD cerebral palsy and more, Horseback riding has become the recovery remedy for many Namibians. One horse stable, nestled next to the Swakopmund River just outside the coastal town, along with its passionate owners, staff and patrons, is providing a place of liberation for …

Getting to Know Depression and Anxiety

A Namibian driven company, the Bel Esprit Clinic, is about to open in Windhoek with a view to empowering Namibians regarding their mental health. Through in- and out-patient services for a broad spectrum of mental health disorders, this clinic will offer holistic and multi-disciplinary teams and treatment, bringing hope and healing to Namibians when talking mental health. Part of that …