Category Archives: Wedge Gardens Treatment Centre

OT sweetens the chances of successful rehab

IMG-20150210-WA0002Wedge Gardens Treatment Centre’s occupational therapists use meaningful activities in order to assess and treat their clients.   “Meaningful activities are those activities which are appropriate to the client’s interests, gender, culture, chronological age, developmental age, roles and needs,” says Laetitia Goosen, the Deputy Manager of Rand Aid Association’s Wedge Gardens Treatment Centre. Continue reading OT sweetens the chances of successful rehab

Understanding substance abuse as a result of trauma

Substance abuse and forms of addiction, for the most part, do not occur in a vacuum. This is the view of Bianca Hansen-Hamburger, an intern counselling psychologist at Wedge Gardens Treatment Centre just outside of Johannesburg.  Continue reading Understanding substance abuse as a result of trauma