Department of Psychiatry
Heads of Sections
Principal Psychologist: Tygerberg Hospital
Dr. Christina van de Merwe
BSc, BSc (Hons), MSc, PhD (Child Psychology)
Tel: 021 938 9455 | 9445
Fax: 021 938 9611
Dr. van der Merwe is the Head of Clinical Psychology at Tygerberg Hospital, Principal psychologist, and Senior lecturer in the Department of Psychiatry. She has a special interest in child and adolescent psychiatry, specifically, the treatment of adolescents with eating disorders.
Principal Psychologist: Stikland Hospital
Melany L Hendricks
BA, HDE, BA Hons (Psychology), MA Clin Psychology, MPhil Applied Ethics, LLB
Tel: 021 940 4451
Fax: 021 940 4443
Melanie is the Head of Clinical Psychology at Stikland Hospital, a principal clinical psychologist, and a senior lecturer in the Department of Psychiatry. She has a special interest in biomedical ethics and psycho-legal practice.