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Dr. Alexander Esterhuyzen

Dr. Alexander Esterhuyzen, MB ChB, BSc Hons, MRC Psych, CCST, IAAP, ISST is a Senior Jungian Analyst with the Independent Group of Analytical Psychologists in London and a Member of the International Association of Analytical Psychologists. He is also a Sandplay Therapist and Teaching member of the International Society for Sandplay Therapy (ISST) and served as President of ISST from 2011-2019.  He is a member of the Analytic section and registered Supervisor in the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy. He has extensive clinical experience and has an International reputation as an outstanding clinician, supervisor and trainer.

Originally he was trained in Medicine and Psychiatry. Subsequently he specialised in in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy for individuals, couples and groups as well as systemic family therapy. He also trained as a Jungian analyst and sandplay therapist in London. He was Honorary Senior Lecturer for the University of London at St.George's Hospital in London for many years, teaching and supervising multidisciplinary teams of psychologists, social workers, art therapists and also medical students, doctors specialising in Psychiatry, Psychiatrists specialising in Psychotherapy.


He has been Head of, and Lead Clinician of, Psychotherapy Services in three major Mental Health Trusts in the United Kingdom. He has provided psychotherapy, taught and supervised on many International projects in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Analytical Psychology and SandplayTherapy.

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