Our multi-disciplinary team of experienced health professionals includes Psychologists, a Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist, and a Developmental Peadiatrician.  All are registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa, and have additional specialised training in Social Communication Disorders.

The Team

Ben Truter, Clinical Psychologist Dr Simon Pickstone-Taylor, Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist
and Adult Psychiatrist
Bianca Kuffner, Educational Psychologist Corneil Claassen, Educational Psychologist



Wynand Gerber, Clinical Psychologist Juazel de Villiers, Clinical Psychologist
Dr Henriëtte Saunders, Developmental Paediatrician  


Johannes Schickerling, Clinical Psychologist



Ilse Crous – Practice Manager and Training Co-ordinator Liane Parish – Accounts

Administrator to Dr Pickstone-Taylor

Adelah Alexander – Office Administrator   Annemari Oberholzer – Office Administrator

The Neurodiversity Centre is situated on a historic farm in the beautiful Groot Drakenstein valley in the Western Cape. We are approximately 15 km from Paarl, 15km from Stellenbosch, and 15km from Franschoek. We also have a satellite clinic in Worcester that extends our service to the Breede River valley, and provides day clinics in Ceres.

Alida Ungerer, Clinical Psychologist Liesl Blomerus, Educational Psychologist
Villieria Bothma, Office Administration Meagan Windvogel, Office Administrator & Accounts

We offer comprehensive services according to international best practice guidelines:

  • Diagnosis
  • Behavioural Intervention
  • Parental Guidance
  • Psychological Therapy
  • Support Groups
  • Training