​Department of Psychiatry 


Clinical Psychologists - Lentegeur Hospital


​​Mlappeman.jpgMaura Lappeman

PhD (Psychology)

Tel: 021 370 1326

Dr. Maura Lappeman is the Head of Clinical Psychology at Lentegeur Hospital, a principal clinical psychologist, and a senior lecturer in the Department of Psychiatry. She has a special interest in community psychology and health systems. She has published her work in international journals like the British Journal of Psychotherapy and BMC International Health and Human Rights. She previously worked for almost a decade in the community and district levels in Khayelitsha.  ​


Clinton Abrahams 

BA, BA Hons Psychology, M Psychology

​Tel: 021 370 1111 or 021 830 2737

Clinton Abrahams is currently located in the Forensics Unit at Lentegeur Hospital. His professional interests include psychosocial rehabilitation (PSR) and mental health recovery in a forensics context, trauma, psychodynamic psychotherapy, and cognitive behavioural therapy.​